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Amnesty International sends message to President Buhari as DSS releases Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare
Amnesty International has reacted to the release of of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement from custody by the Department of State Services, DSS.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.
The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.
Following the arrest of the presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of the State Service, DSS, on Saturday, a group known as ‘Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance’ COCOBAG, has called for his release, noting that Nigerians have right to protest against bad governance and poor police implementations.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that the benefit of physical exercise cannot be over emphasised.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Oyo Federal Constituency, Prince Akeem Adeniyi Adeyemi (Skimeh), disclosed this at the weekend at a town hall meeting held at Atiba Hall in Oyo town.
Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged contemporary leaders to draw inspiration from the legacies bequeathed by the late first military Governor of the State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd).
4,885 youths have graduated from the 17 Skill Acquisition Centres across the Five Divisions of Lagos State for the year 2019 session.
The National chairman, Phase 2 ex-militants, Mr Stephen Ebisinte, has appealed to the federal government to give speedy attention to the ongoing East-West road project, saying that the state of its dilapidation was horrible.
Mauricio Pochettino has left a coaching door open for Arsenal and Manchester United, with the Argentine looking to make an immediate return to coaching in Europe following his dismissal by Tottenham.
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called for more collaboration amongst security agencies to tackle insecurity in Abuja.