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Police AIG accused of threat to life over land tussle

A businesswoman, Mrs Uju Ohanenye, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on the alleged involvement of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 13, Dammalam Mohammed, in a land tussle between her and some persons in Enugu State.
Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

#RevolutionNow: Nigerian Army, police arrest protesters in Abuja

Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu failed to account for 332 recovered property worth billions

The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has again been accused of allegedly failing to give proper account of missing 332 out of the 836 recovered real estate property in March, 2018.

Court orders: INEC urges NBA to call members to order

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to impress on senior members of the bar to put the country’s interest and the judiciary above every other interests.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Edo guber: INEC reacts to court’s decision on PDP primary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worry over pre-election litigations and the conflicting orders emanating ahead of Edo State governorship election.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: We had right to hold Omoyele Sowore, Sambo Dasuki despite court orders

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the federal government had the right to continually detain Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore; and a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), despite court orders.

Femi Falana: AGF can’t release anyone on compassionate grounds

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, does not possess the constitutional power to release anyone on compassionate grounds.

SERAP petitions UN over attacks on protesters in Abuja

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Mr. Clement Voule, on the people’s right to peaceful assembly and association.

AGF: Impunity has no place in Nigeria

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.
Abubakar Tsav

Abubakar Tsav: Disobedience of court orders by government irresponsible

Abubakar Tsav, former Lagos State Commissioner of Police (Compol), has described the disobedience of court orders by governments as irresponsible, President Muhammad Buhari led-government is inclusive.

DSS: Sambo Dasuki, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky chose to be in our custody

The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki, and leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shittes, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, chose to be in its custody on their volition.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the most reverend and right honourable Justin Welby at the Lambeth Palace, London. 4

SERAP transmits letter to Archbishop of Canterbury over Omoyele Sowore’s case

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby urging him to use his good offices and leadership and his friendship with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on him to obey court orders most recently involving activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare who remain in arbitrary detention despite a court order for their release.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

DSS: No surety to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) says no person has turned up to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore since a court order was received for his release.
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No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.
In a statement issued on Tuesday and signed by Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, the state government declared that “this illegality will not stand” and advised “powerful persons not be allowed to set our State ablaze merely to satisfy their thirst for power and control.”

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate resolution ‘unconstitutional’ – SSG

The Edo State Government has described as unconstitutional and a flagrant disregard for the Principle of Separation of Powers, the resolution of the Senate directing the Governor of Edo State to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly.

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.

Senator Ladoja: Governor Ajimobi’s government is lawless

Former governor of Oyo State and leader of the Zenith Labour Party, Rashidi Ladoja, has frowned at an alleged “flagrant disobedience of court orders” and “insensitivity to human feelings” of the present administration in the state.

PDP: Presidency plotting arrest of lawmakers who booed Muhammadu Buhari

Barely five days after President Muhammadu Buhari was booed by some lawmakers during the presentation of the 2019 budget before the joint session of the National Assembly, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has alleged a plot by the presidency to arrest the lawmakers.

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