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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.

Court varies conditions in bail granted Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

A Federal High Court in Abuja has agreed to the request by the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, for the variation of the conditions attached to the bail earlier granted them.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Court to hear Jones Abiri’s bail application

A Federal High Court in Abuja has slated Monday for hearing of Nigerian journalist, Jones Abiri’s application for the variation of his bail terms.
“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

SERAP writes NJC, seeks directives on citizens’ rights

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to use the court as a tool to suppress citizens’ human rights.”
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

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore’s bail conditions can’t be met – lawyer

Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, is still in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) because his bail conditions have not been met.
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.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore, co-defendant get N150 million bail

Four days after they were arraigned and remanded in custody, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare (aka Mandate).
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

#RevolutionNow: Why we want Omoyele Sowore in detention – government

The Federal Government, on Friday, gave reasons why it opposed a request by detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, to be released on bail pending the determination of the allegation that he committed a treasonable felony.
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. 4

#RevolutionNow: Court restrains Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare from addressing rallies

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to politician and convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Adebayo Bakare (aka Mandate).
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.

Femi Falana: Omoyele Sowore’s bail conditions ‘stringent’

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has described the conditions of his client’s bail as “stringent.”

Former bank chief seeks more time for settlement over ‘fraud’

A former Chairman of a defunct new generation bank, on Monday prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to allow him more time to conclude settlement talks with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the alleged money laundering charge brought against him and another person.
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.

#RevolutionNow: Court denies Omoyele Sowore bail

An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday denied Omoleye Sowore bail after he pleaded not guilty to the seven counts against him by the Federal Government.
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 arraigned, remanded in DSS custody

The convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare, have been remanded in the custody of the 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

Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare plead not guilty to treasonable felony, other charges

The Federal Government, on Monday, slammed a seven-count charge bordering on treasonable felony against the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore to be arraigned Monday

The Federal Government will, on Monday, arraign Sahara Reporters publisher and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NFF officials shun court appearance over ‘$8.4 million, N4 billion fraud’ case

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday frowned at the refusal of four officials of the Nigeria Football Federation to appear in court over the $8.4m and N4bn alleged fraud case.

Court orders arrest of NFF chief Amaju Pinnick

The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation.
Doyin Okupe

EFCC closes case in ‘N702 million fraud’ suit against Doyin Okupe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has closed its case in a 59-count charge, bordering on money laundering, criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N702,000,000 (Seven Hundred and Two Million Naira) against Dr. Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Media.
Abdullahi Dikko

Court orders lawyer to serve charge on ex-Customs chief Abdullahi Dikko

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered lawyers to former Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Abdullahi Inde Dikko, to deliver to him a charge pending against him (Dikko) before the court.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Court grants journalist Jones Abiri bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday granted bail to a journalist, Jones Abiri.

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