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Omoyele Sowore seeks bail in fresh court application

In a fresh application filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, who is being held by the Department of State Services, has asked for bail in liberal terms.
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President Buhari’s victory: SANs hail tribunal’s verdict

Senior lawyers on Wednesday praised the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23 presidential election.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Shiites have right to practice faith

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Tuesday said Shiite members have the right to practice their religion.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks South African government to stop justifying xenophobic attacks

A human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), urged the South African government to address drug trafficking in its country instead of justifying xenophobic attacks carried out by its citizens.

Femi Falana urges federal government to give each local council N1 billion from recovered...

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked the federal government to give each of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria at least N1 billion from the funds it recovered since 1999.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Xenophobia: Nigeria must sue South Africa – Femi Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday asked the Nigeria’s Federal Government to sue the South Africa government and demand compensation for Nigerian victims of the xenophobic attack in the country.

Cross River government slams Femi Falana over trial of journalist

The Cross River State Government has berated human rights lawyer Femi Falana for linking it with the terrorism charges preferred against Mr. Agba Jalingo by the police.

Police charge journalist Agba Jalingo with terrorism for criticising Cross River governor

A journalist and activist, Mr. Agba Jalingo, has been charged with terrorism for criticising the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade.

Federal government tells court why Shiite group should remain banned

The federal government on Wednesday before the Federal High Court, Abuja, gave reasons why the proscription order banning the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) should not be vacated.
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Court fixes September 11 to hear IMN’s suit against proscription

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed September 11 to hear the suit the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, filed to set-aside the exparte order that proscribed it as a terrorist organization.
Omoyele Sowore

Court refuses to grant Omoyele Sowore’s application challenging detention

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security.

Court to hear Shi’ites’ case challenging proscription on September 11

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed September 11 to hear a motion filed by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly called Shi’ites, asking the court to vacate the ex parte order it gave on July 26 proscribing its activities in the country.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I’m not a coupist

Detained publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 elections, Omoleye Sowore, has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he is not a coup plotter.

#RevolutionNow: Court to hear Omoyele Sowore’s motion on Wednesday

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Wednesday, hear the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS).

Femi Falana, Mike Ozekhome clash over Justice Onnoghen at NBA confab

Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Chief Mike Ozekhome and Mr. Femi Falana have disagreed sharply over lawyers’ reaction to the removal of immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen (rtd).

Gani Adams: How OPC fought for democracy in Nigeria

The Aare Onakakanfo, Chief Gani Adams, said the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election led to the establishment of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: It’s time to mobilise Nigerians for revolution

Human rights activist Femi Falana on Monday said it is time to mobilise Nigerians for a revolution because of wanton insecurity and the poor state the nation’s economy have become.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana calls on federal government to publish names of naval, police detainees

A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the federal government to publish names of the 67 Nigerians ‘illegally’ detained and held incommunicado by the Nigerian Navy and Police since last year.

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Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.

Ciro Immobile snatches Lazio draw as dramatic comeback denies Atalanta

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
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BMO: NDDC forensic audit, another anti-corruption masterstroke

President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.

Former IMF chief takes swipe at Donald Trump’s Twitter habits

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
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National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.