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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government has called on the state governors to emulate their Kaduna State counterpart in tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be testing their might against former world champions, Brazil, in an international friendly next month in Singapore.
The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Talentplus Resources International (TRI), recently brought together youths across the different geo-political zones in the country to deliberate on climate change and suggest ways through which the climatic challenges could be tackled.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday cautioned the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to be careful in celebrating the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as his gloating will be short-lived.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed.
The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.