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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate commences public hearing on Social Media Bill

The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection from internet falsehood and manipulations and for related matters, 2019,” was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East.

Amnesty: CSO condemns ‘government-sponsored protest’

A civil rights movement, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Wednesday, condemned alleged government-sponsored protest at the office of Amnesty International, AI.
A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

Court orders federal government to pay N200,000 to Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare for stalling...

A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, charged the newly inaugurated Chief Judges of the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court to help themselves first for God to help them to justify their oath of office.

Imo guber: CSO storms US embassy, seeks extension of visa ban to Justice Tanko

Members of a civil society group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, have stormed the embassy of the United States of America in Abuja; seeking extension of visa ban to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, and six other Justices of the Supreme Court.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

Detention: President Buhari should apologise to Omoyele Sowore, Sambo Dasuki – Timi Frank

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to apologise to the duo of Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki for trampling on their rights.
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Timi Frank: Prevail on President Buhari to release other political prisoners

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has asked lovers of democracy across the globe to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to leave all political prisoners still in detention.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: We have no hand in attack on Deji Adeyanju, others

The ruling All Progressives Congress has said neither the party national secretariat nor the presidency instigated the attacks on a peaceful protest led by Deji Adeyanju at the Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC) head office in Abuja on Monday.

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.
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.

Amnesty, SERAP, others threaten mass action over Omoyele Sowore’s re-arrest

Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.

Omoyele Sowore: DSS operatives disperse protesters

Operatives of the Department of State Services fired gun shots and used pepper spray to disperse protesters who were gathered around the service headquarters to demand for the release of Omoyele Sowore on Tuesday.
Some activists on Saturday staged a protest at the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja, demanding the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare. 3

Omoyele Sowore: We were given N1m not to protest – Deji Adeyanju

Convener of a coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has claimed that the group was offered N1m by government sympathizers not to hold today’s sit out against the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore.
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.

CSOs raise alarm over Omoyele Sowore’s hunger strike, alleged violation of rights

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.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: CSO calls on US, UK to place visa ban on corrupt RECs

A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians, CN, at the weekend, called on the United States of America, USA, and the United Kingdom, UK, to place visa ban on corrupt Residential Electoral Commissioners, RECs, if found wanton during the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections coming up on November 16, 2019.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Protesters storm INEC headquarters

A coalition of civil rights organisations on Friday stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja demanding transparency in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
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Court clears Deji Adeyanju of murder charges

The Kano State High Court on Friday discharged and acquitted Deji Adeyanju of murder charges.

Arewa Youths: Why EFCC may not probe Asiwaju Tinubu over bullion van

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Sunday reacted to the petition forwarded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, stating that Nigerians should not expect the EFCC to prosecute Tinubu.
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Deji Adeyanju submits petition on Asiwaju Tinubu’s bullion vans to EFCC

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission manhandled journalists at its head office in Abuja on Friday as a group of activists, including the convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, submitted a petition.
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Deji Adeyanju petitions EFCC over Bourdillon’s ‘bullion vans’

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

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