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Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba’s People’s Trust, 30 other parties adopt Governor Ambode for 2019

The People’s Trust, a new mega party nationally led by legal icon and human rights advocate, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), and Dr. Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, the son of former Tafawa Balewa, leading 30 other political parties in Lagos State has offered its 2019 governorship ticket to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

President Buhari urged to obey court ruling on ex-NSA Dasuki

Following Monday, July 2 ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordering the release of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on bail, lawyers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to obey the order.

MKO Abiola’s eldest daughter lauds declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

Eldest daughter late Bashorun MKO Abiola, Mrs Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Saturday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, saying it is justice to her father.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba, others caution on restructuring

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba, on Thursday called for caution in the demands for restructuring of the polity.

Vice President Osinbajo: We are in support of restructuring

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.

2019: NIM adopts ANN as political party

The Nigerian Intervention Movement (NIM) on Wednesday adopted Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) as the political party to contest the 2019 general election.

Ekiti guber: We’ll determine Governor Fayose’s successor – NIM

The Nigeria Intervention Movement, NIM, led by Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has said it will determine the winner of the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state by engaging candidates and throwing its support behind a preferred candidate.

Olisa Agbakoba: Babagana Kingibe unfit for national honour

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

2019: Nigeria Intervention Movement adopts political party

Leaders of the Nigeria Intervention Movement on Wednesday adopted a new party, Alliance for New Nigeria, as platform for the 2019 elections.

PDP, SDP, 36 parties hold alliance talks to oust APC, President Buhari

As part of the moves to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress in 2019, the major opposition parties and third force elements are expected to hold joint and separate talks in the coming days with a view to forging an alliance and supporting one presidential candidate.

SERAP: 55 politicians, others stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how 55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo, Olu Falae meet Tuesday

Exactly 19 years after contesting against each other in Nigeria’s first Presidential election of the 4th Republic, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, will on Tuesday meet at Obasanjo’s Abeokuta residence with one agenda: how to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

2019: NLC President denies attending political coalition

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on Monday denied reports he was part of a group allegedly including Nobel Laureate, Woke Soyinka, and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba, that endorsed the grand national political coalition for 2019.

NIM intensifies coalition moves with opposition parties

The Nigerian Intervention Movement (NIM) has increased the momentum of its alliance talks with about 37 opposition political parties.

Olisa Agbakoba: Toni Iwobi’s election as Italian Senator a plus for Nigeria, Africans

Mr Olisa Agbakoba, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), says the election of Toni Iwobi as the first black Italian Senator is good for Nigerians and Africans.

Pat Utomi: We formed NIM to save Nigeria from anarchy

Professor of Economics, Pat Utomi, has said that over two million Nigerians have joined the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), noting the emergence of such “third force” was to save the nation from anarchy.

DSS lacks the power to summon General Babangida’s spokesman – Femi Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the Department of State Services (DSS) lacks the power to summon Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of former military President Ibrahim Banangida.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo, Olisa Agbakoba’s coalitions to merge soon

Plans are ongoing for the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) led by Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) to merge and join forces in the build-up to the 2019 general election.

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