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Omoyele Sowore: Presidency’s Statement Unfortunate – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Sunday described the statement issued by the Presidency in reaction to the failed attempts by operatives of Department of State Services (DSS) to rearrest publisher of SaharaReporters inside the Abuja court last Friday as unfortunate, saying it was a sign Nigerians needed to know that the country had slipped into the abyss of totalitarian rule.
Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Omoyele Sowore: There is no law prohibiting arrest of suspects in court – activist

Renowned human rights activist, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi Esq, on Sunday said there is no law in Nigeria prohibiting the arrests of suspects in Court.
Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Omoyele Sowore: NBA rebukes DSS, urges Nigerians to defend rule of law

The Nigerian Bar Association has issued a strong rebuke of the Department of State Services, calling its arrest of Omoyele Sowore in Abuja Court as assault and desecration of the court.
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Court summons Baze University over student result controversy

The Abuja High Court on Thursday summoned Baze University, Abuja over the refusal to review the appropriate results 19A semester result in MSC 801, Theories of Mass Communication and MSC 803, Research Methods of Mass Communication belonging to Leo Ekpenyong.
Ademola Adeleke

Certificate forgery: Osun voters seek Senator Adeleke’s sack

Electorate in the Osun West Senatorial District of Osun State, currently being represented by Senator Ademola Adeleke have commenced move to have him sacked following an Abuja Court’s judgment, which held that he has no secondary school certificate.

Court orders release of detained ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni

Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately release detained former Chairman of Skye bank, Tunde Ayeni, from its custody.

Abia guber: Uche Ogah emerges APC candidate

A renowned oil merchant, Mr Uche Ogah, on Wednesday emerged the winner of a keenly contested governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia.

Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin replies colleagues, says ‘you complain of persecution but can’t tolerate constitutional...

The lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru constituency in Kano state, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has taken a swipe at his colleagues after they accused him of falsehood.

Senate: We’ll allow Senator Omo–Agege to resume

The Senate has said it will allow Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, who was previously suspended for 90 days to resume legislative duties following the nullification of his suspension by an Abuja court.

IPAC urges INEC to respect court judgement on Anambra Central

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Anambra Chapter, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Certificate of Return to Dr Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Outrage as police vehicle hits, kills woman, injures others in Jigawa

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