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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana writes court over ‘plot to arrest’ Omoyele Sowore

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has petitioned the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged plot by the federal government to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for coronavirus.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Omoyele Sowore alleges plot to re-arrest him over coronavirus report

Rights activist and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19.
A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State, presided over by Justice Sule Shuaibu has granted bail to journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo.

Journalist Agba Jalingo granted N10 million bail

A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State, presided over by Justice Sule Shuaibu has granted bail to journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, charged the newly inaugurated Chief Judges of the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court to help themselves first for God to help them to justify their oath of office.

Imo guber: CSO storms US embassy, seeks extension of visa ban to Justice Tanko

Members of a civil society group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, have stormed the embassy of the United States of America in Abuja; seeking extension of visa ban to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, and six other Justices of the Supreme Court.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

There’s nothing illegal about Amotekun – lawyer

Rights activist and legal practitioner Kunle Adegoke has declared that the Federal Government is not being realistic with the security situation in the country.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo must declare assets publicly

Nigeria’s rights activist Femi Falana is backing agitation that President Muhmmadu Buhari, his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, and the 36 state governors declare their assets publicly.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

Femi Falana asks federal government to stop subjecting Omoyele Sowore to ‘media trial’

The Federal Government has been cautioned to stop its “media trial” of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

How security agents aid and abet criminals in Rivers – monarch

The Regent of Ekpeye kingdom which is made up of Ahoada-East and Ahoada-West in Rivers State, Eze Felix Otuwarikpo, has accused officers of Nigerian Army of being in cahoot with criminal elements who engage illegal oil bunkering and continue to vandalise oil pipes, causing environmental pollution in his domain.

Femi Falana: DSS claim for not releasing Omoyele Sowore misleading

Femi Falana, the lawyer representing the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has described as misleading the claim by the Department of State Services that it failed to release Sowore because no one had come to collect him.

Court adjourns ousted Kogi deputy governor’s suit to January 13

The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Thursday adjourned hearing in the application brought by Simon Achuba over his controversial impeachment as the deputy governor of Kogi State.
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.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Eze Onyekpere: Court, not DSS released Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Rights activist and Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice, Barrister Eze Onyekpere has condemned media reports crediting the Department of State Security Services, DSS for the release of Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-ZakZaky, founder of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.

Charge and bail staining Nigeria’s legal practice – lawyers

Worried by dwindling ethical conduct in the legal profession, some lawyers have called for sanctions against those who `chase briefs’ in the guise of rendering legal assistance.
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Court orders National Assembly to commence President Buhari’s impeachment process

The Federal High Court, sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, has ordered the National Assembly to begin impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari.

Peru hunts two over lynching of Canadian for shaman murder

Peruvian police searched Tuesday for two men over the lynching of a Canadian suspected of killing an elderly shaman in the Amazon, judicial sources said Tuesday.

IPOB: Ita-Giwa, others say Nigeria’s unity not negotiable

A coalition of women group under the aegis of the Nigerian Women for Peaceful Coexistence and Unity has said that the unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable.

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Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Manchester United to splash £1.1 million bonus on Alexis Sanchez after Inter loan

Inter Milan will not activate the buyout clause on Alexis Sanchez and a clause in the Chilean’s contract means the English club must pay him that amount of money.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Osun, Ekiti, Edo record new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has confirmed 12 new cases of coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria announces 12 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, total now 151

Nine in Osun, 2 in Edo and 1 in Ekiti State as at 12:30 pm 1st April there are 151 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Victor Moses, Romelu Lukaku, others accept to take pay cut at Inter Milan

Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,
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FIFA prepares massive bailout package for clubs

World football governing body, FIFA, have got a plan to help clubs through the damaging financial consequences of the coronavirus crisis. Gianni Infantino’s plan is to give the clubs up to five billion euro.