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Omoyele Sowore seeks bail in fresh court application

In a fresh application filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, who is being held by the Department of State Services, has asked for bail in liberal terms.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians looking up to judiciary for justice – PDP

Ahead of the September 13 judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said Nigerians are now anxiously looking up to the judiciary to have the courage to do justice in the petition brought before the tribunal by its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Omoyele Sowore

Court refuses to grant Omoyele Sowore’s application challenging detention

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security.

#RevolutionNow: Court to hear Omoyele Sowore’s motion on Wednesday

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Wednesday, hear the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS).
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Group urges Niger to place priority on education

A group of youths in Niger State has asked the state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, to place high priority on education and move from talking into taking action by providing necessary political will to tackle all the raising challenges against the education sector in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Tiv youths, activists plead with President Buhari to end Tiv/Jukun crises

The Tiv Youth Council and a civil society organisation, Guardians of Democracy and Development, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to help end the communal clashes between the Tiv and Jukun tribes in Taraba State.
Omoyele Sowore

Reps members urge President Buhari to release Omoyele Sowore in spirit of Sallah

The caucus also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Publisher of SaharaReporters and Convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, in the spirit of Sallah.

General Gowon leads Christians in national rally prayer for Nigeria

Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays” on Sunday led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a one-day-national-prayer rally for the country.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court to rule on Omoyele Sowore’s detention order Thursday

An Abuja Federal High Court will, on Thursday, rule in the application filed by the Department of State Service (DSS), seeking an order to detain Mr. Omoyele Sowore, the African Action Congress (AAC)’s presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
Omoyele Sowore

Coalition of lawyers, NGO fault Omoyele Sowore’s arrest, detention

The Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) and the United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP) have faulted the arrest and detention of Mr Omoyele Sowore.
The Coalition of Kogi State Indigenes, a group of concerned persons from Kogi state, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to revisit its decision to conduct indirect primaries for the Kogi Governorship election.

Kogi indigenes reject Governor Bello, APC’s indirect primaries

The Coalition of Kogi State Indigenes, a group of concerned persons from Kogi state, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to revisit its decision to conduct indirect primaries for the Kogi Governorship election.

Shehu Sani: Sultan, others should guarantee Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s release

To rights activist and former Senator Shehu Sani, proscribing the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) as a terror organisation will not end the face-off between the group and the Federal Government.

Churches must support traumatised people

The Convener of Trauma Care Healing Hangout, Tomisin Balogun, has called on the church to do more for the healing and care of people suffering from trauma and depression.
Andy Osakwe

Andy Osakwe: Nigeria not failed project

Dr Andy Osakwe, Convener, Summit Bible Church (SBC), Abuja, has said that Nigeria is not a failed project, contrary to the erroneous belief in some quarters.

PDP youths want House of Reps principal officer from Oyo

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, youths in the Southwest, under the aegis of PDP Youths Congress, PDPYC, have called on leaders of the party to give the House of Representatives opposition Principal Officer position to any of the ranking members from Oyo State.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.

North set to hold conference over killings, insecurity

Northern states are set to hold a two-day conference to x-ray the security challenges ravaging the region and find lasting solutions to them.

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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.

Federal government tasks state governors on internal security

The Federal Government has called on the state governors to emulate their Kaduna State counterpart in tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology.