Mr Lawal was sacked in 2017 following the recommendation of a three-man panel headed by Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, which investigated the allegation against the former official.
While promising to secure the country against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes, Buhari dismissed insinuations in some quarters that his party was planning to rig the general election.
Messrs Fani-Kayode and Odumakin on Tuesday afternoon raised alarm saying the anti-graft agency laid siege at the residence of Mr Onnoghen.
In a statement on Wednesday, Odumakin stated that he was sent to raise the alarm by leaders of the Southern and Middle Belt forum following intelligence report at its disposal.
Messrs Fani-Kayode and Odumakin had on Tuesday claimed the residence of Mr Onnoghen was raided by the EFCC.
Mohammed Adamu, the new Police boss is from Nasarawa state.
Mr Onnoghen is accused for allegedly omitting to declare his assets and illegally operating five domiciliary accounts in various foreign currencies.
Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, is reportedly absent at the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja. Mr Onnoghen is accused for allegedly...
Premium Times argued that the head of the country's judiciary cannot be prosecuted while in office until he is oust by the National Judicial Council which must take the decision if the judicial officer is found wanting after its investigation brought against any judge.
The petition and consequent charge by the federal government have been suggested to be political moves, especially given the backdrop of Onnoghen’s delayed inauguration as Chief Justice.