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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.
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.”
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.”
The Oodua Peoples’ Congress, OPC, yesterday, berated the Federal Government over the continued detention of the Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, even as it described the waterways bill sent to the legislature as a plot to make the states redundant.
The federal government Monday accused Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), of transferring $50,000 illicit funds
Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, says while arrested Boko Haram commanders in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) are allowed to make calls, he has been denied access to telephone.
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.
Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this while commenting on the continued detention of the former presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) despite a court order.
Senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Ondo State, Adewale Giwa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and other political detainees.
The Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday condemned the Department of State Services’ various acts of impunity and disobedience to court order for the release of the publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omowole Sowore.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.
The Federal Government will, on Monday, arraign Sahara Reporters publisher and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
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A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
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Some Nigerians in Pragati Nagar, Nalasopara Mumbai went on rampage on Wednesday after a Nigerian was beaten to death by fellow Nigerians while drinking overnight.
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Responding to the development, Acting Head of Service, Folashade Yemi, said: “We have had a very peaceful engagement. But we discovered that there are some grey areas that need to be ironed out. By the grace of God, tomorrow, discussions will continue and we believe that we will be able to get everything resolved.”