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Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has dissociated himself from the prolonged incarceration of journalist Agba Jalingo.
The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The United States government has expressed concerns over the rearrest of former presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr. Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Security Services (DSS) on Friday.
The Nigerian Presidency, on Sunday, reacted to the raging debates and harsh reactions that have trailed the arrest and trial of the Convener of ‘Revolution Now’ agitation, Omoyele Sowore.
Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Sunday, raised alarm over hunger strike embarked upon by the originator of #RevolutionNow and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, during 2019 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore, and alleged violation of his rights by the Department of State Services, DSS, despite court orders to release him.
Counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Femi Falana (SAN), has informed the court that his clients has met the bail condition imposed on him and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony.
Two opposition parties in the November 16 election, Nigeria Rebuild Party (NRP) and the African Action Congress (AAC), have appealed to security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a level playing field for all political parties participating in the forthcoming election.
Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed concern about one of the bail conditions imposed on detained publisher of the Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the court.
Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State, Engr. Biokpomabo Festus Awara, has accepted the Supreme Court Judgment which upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and finally confirmed him as the duly elected Governor of Rivers State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that he expected the confirmation of his re-election by the Supreme Court because the defeated Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Biokpomabo Awara, couldn’t have won an election he didn’t contest.
The Supreme Court has upheld two appeals filed by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, against the decisions of the Court of Appeal, up tuning the dismissal of a petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) and its candidate in the last governorship election, Awara Biokpomabo Festus.
The Supreme Court has upheld two appeals filed by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike against the decisions of the Court of Appeal, up tuning the dismissal of a petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) and its candidate in the last governorship election, Awara Biokpomabo Festus.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition filed by the Action Democratic Party, ADP, and its 2019 governorship candidate, Victor Fingesi, seeking to cancel the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 Rivers state governorship election.
Four days after they were arraigned and remanded in custody, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare (aka Mandate).
The Federal Government, on Friday, gave reasons why it opposed a request by detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, to be released on bail pending the determination of the allegation that he committed a treasonable felony.
The Oodua Peoples’ Congress, OPC, yesterday, berated the Federal Government over the continued detention of the Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, even as it described the waterways bill sent to the legislature as a plot to make the states redundant.
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.
In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.
Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Kolapo Osunsanya, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election for Ijebu-Ode/Odogbolu/Ijebu North-East Federal Constituency of Ogun State.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria.
A non-profit organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to sue Cross River government and the state governor, Ben Ayade, over the continuous detention of a Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.
In a bid to ensure that Nigeria does not flout the International Maritime Organization, IMO, Convention on sulfur content of the fuel used by vessels, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in conjunction with other relevant federal government agencies, have commenced moves to ensure compliance.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Musa, has cried out over the invasion of a local government area in his Niger East Senatorial district by bandits resulting in the killing of scores of his constituents.