Onnoghen: Judicial independence in Nigeria under threat, UN declares

Fred Ezeh, Abuja

The United Nation has expressed fears that the independence of the judiciary in Nigeria is under serious threat, following the recent suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

UN said the action of the Nigerian government was in total contravention of international human rights standards on the independence of the…


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