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Femi Falana seeks withdrawal of charges against Omoyele Sowore as AGF takes over case

The office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN has taken over the prosecution of Omoyele Sowore in the charge of treasonable felony against him at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

Femi Falana asks federal government to stop subjecting Omoyele Sowore to ‘media trial’

The Federal Government has been cautioned to stop its “media trial” of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

Femi Falana: Nigerians must take corruption fight headlong

Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Nigerians not to leave the fight of corruption to any institution but to the bull by the horn in order to make it successful.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana warns journalists not to peddle rumours

Mr. Femi Falana, the counsel of the #RevolutionNow covener has warned journalists not to peddle rumours in their quest to fight injustice in the country.

President Buhari and the rule of law

This is 20 years of Nigeria’s experiment with civil rule which aspires to be a full-blown democracy. The current dispensation is founded on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), being the fundamental norm as all laws, actions and policies which are inconsistent with it are void to the extent of their inconsistency

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore re-arrested, Olawale Bakare not picked up

The Department of State Services (DSS) has clarified it only re-arrested Omoyele Sowore and not along with his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
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.

Blaming VP Osinbajo for DSS’ misconduct is mischievous – Richard Akinola, others tell Femi...

A veteran journalist and lawyer, Dr. Richard Akinola, has faulted lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) over his statement that the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) should discipline all lawyers in the Buhari administration over conduct of officers of the Department of State Service (SSS) at a Federal High Court in Abuja.
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.

DSS: Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest video mischief, propaganda

The Department of State Services (DSS) says circulation of a video on attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest in a courtroom, was a mischief.
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: Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest video mischief, meant for propagandist purpose

The Department of State Services (DSS) says circulation of a video on an attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest in a courtroom was mischief.
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.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

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.
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.

Judge, lawyers flee as DSS operatives invade court, rearrest Omoyele Sowore

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom to rearrest Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, less than 24 hours of releasing him from earlier illegal custody.
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.

Femi Falana: How Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare were rearrested

Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, 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.

Omoyele Sowore taken away by DSS operatives less than 24hours after his release

Earlier on newsmen had reported that the Federal High Court in Abuja has been thrown into confusion as the DSS allegedly attempts to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore immediately after the end of today’s proceedings.
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.

Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare rearrested by DSS

#RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare have been rearrested by the Department of State Services after a stand-off that lasted almost two hours at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday on account of fresh charges.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

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.
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. 5

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.

Femi Falana: Federal government wants Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare transferred to prison

A lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday said the federal government has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of transfer the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, from the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) to prison.

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