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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana writes court over ‘plot to arrest’ Omoyele Sowore

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has petitioned the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged plot by the federal government to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for coronavirus.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Omoyele Sowore alleges plot to re-arrest him over coronavirus report

Rights activist and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari resumes work

Already, the President on the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #Coronavirus, #PTFCOVID19, approved the suspension of weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meetings, which he would have chaired today, until further notice.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi shuts down schools

All public and private schools in the Bauchi State have been asked to shut down as the government takes measures in preventing the spread of coronavirus, known as Covid-19 and Lassa Fever in the state.
The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.

Insecurity: Senate wants police decentralized

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.

US: Nigerian Army, DSS intimidated voters, electoral officials, observers

A report by the United States Government suggests that security operatives in Nigeria intimidated voters, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and election observers during the 2019 general elections.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Count me out of former Emir Sanusi dethronement

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said that he was not in any way connected with the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and his subsequent banishment to Nassarawa State.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies killing man who breached presidential security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.

Some security cases can’t be brought to court – DSS tells judge

The Department of State Services has told a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba that some sensitive national security matters cannot be brought to court hence its decision to detain a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without a valid court order.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Awe residents eagerly expecting Sanusi at Jumat Service

Though they are aware of his presence in their community, most residents of Awe, the rustic town of about 90 kilometres south of Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, where Muhammadu Sanusi, the former Emir of Kano was banished to have not set their eyes on him.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Nigeria calls first witness in Omoyele Sowore’s trial

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, called its first witness in the trial of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore’s, and his co-defendant, Mr. Olawale Bakare, who are being prosecuted on two counts of treasonable felony.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Ousted Emir Sanusi ‘whisked away to unknown destination’

Security Operatives have arrested Muhammadu Sansui II, the dethroned Emir of Kano and whisked him out of the ancient city amidst tight Security.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Adams Oshiomhole: Why ‘blacklegs’ in APC want me out

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress has linked the crises which culminated in a court ruling that he should vacate office to the struggle for 2023 Presidential election ticket of the ruling party.
Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.

Cross River clergies urge NJC not to confirm Justice Eneji as acting chief judge

Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.
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APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole visits President Buhari, says some members after him ahead 2023

The embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has accused some of the members of the ruling party of anti-party activities.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Adams Oshiomhole remains APC chairman as Kano court sets aside Abuja ruling

Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Kano, Thursday, set aside a ruling of the FCT High Court suspending Mr. Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Court sets aside ruling suspending Adams Oshiomhole

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday set aside a ruling of the FCT High Court suspending the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.

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Osun police nab fraudster over virus relief scam

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Reps member calls for suspension of utility bills

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Afenifere: President Buhari should have given Nigerians enough time to prepare for lockdown

Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.
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FAO urges countries to keep food chain alive, avoid crisis

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