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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 Federal Government has filed a fresh application before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking to be allowed to mask all the witnesses that are billed to testify against the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoleye Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawole Bakare.
The Federal Government on Thursday re-arraigned Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, on amended charges of treasonable felony.
A federal high court on Wednesday slammed a fine of N200,000 against the Federal Government for stalling the trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Sole Soyinka, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja, in solidarity with Sahara Reporters publisher, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, who is being prosecuted for organising a nationwide protest tagged #RevolutionNow.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Mr. Clement Voule, on the people’s right to peaceful assembly and association.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from a suit brought by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevokutionNow, currently before him.
US lawmakers have written a letter to Nigeria’s Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist.
The Senate on Wednesday invited Femi Falana, the lead lawyer of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, to appear before it over the December 6 invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS)
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.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.
The House of Representatives has directed the relevant house committees to investigate the event surrounding the rearrest of the founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, in the Federal High Court.
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
The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram militants.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has clarified it only re-arrested Omoyele Sowore and not along with his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.
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.
The Nigerian Bar Association has issued a strong rebuke of the Department of State Services, calling its arrest of Omoyele Sowore in Abuja Court as assault and desecration of the court.
As part of efforts to stem the spread of the covid-19 scourge, Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has teamed up with some Nigerian sports icons and the Nigerian Olympic committee on a massive awareness campaign to educate people on keeping safe.
Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
Prof. Veronica Obatolu, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says Covid-19 remains a threat to food security due to the negative effects on production and research.
Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday headed to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for ventilators.
The federal government is not getting the kind of cooperation it deserves from Nigerians, the Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has said.
Nigerian Music superstar David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has tested negative for coronavirus after a second test was carried out on him.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 68th birthday.
The United States Government has announced a 7 million dollars (about N2.6 billion) emergency health and humanitarian aid to Nigeria amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.