In a petition forwarded to the legal body and signed by the coalition’s National Chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, the CSNAC said it is by the petition bringing to the committee’s attention outstanding issues with respect to Essien, which, according to it, reasonably discredits his shortlist for consideration as Senior Advocate of Nigeria

The Chief of Army staff should be wary of busy-body consultants or lawyers who may wish to profit from the crisis by instigating him to take irrational steps against the media. No one fights the press publicly, especially credible media, in attempt to enforce censorship, not self-censorship, and get away with it unscathed