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Amnesty International welcomes the release of Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare.

Amnesty International sends message to President Buhari as DSS releases Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

Amnesty International has reacted to the release of of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement from custody by the Department of State Services, 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

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare.

Ondo PDP tackles governor over daughter’s wedding in Mauritius

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

IYC: President Buhari punishing South-South, South-East with bad roads

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of waging a political war against South-South and South-East regions with horribly bad roads.

Femi Falana asks federal government to obey Nigerian courts like its obeys British courts

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has accused the federal government of disobeying valid court orders in Nigeria while it complies with orders from the United Kingdom.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Governor El-Rufai: I never attempted to stop EFCC from investigating me

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that he had never at any time prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from performing its functions as widely misreported.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.

Anti-Hate Speech Bill: Senior lawyer knocks NBA over alleged docility, unnecessary silence

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos guber: Labour Party to challenge Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s election with 16 lawyers

Labour Party governorship candidate for Lagos State, Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, has indicated a plan by its party to challenge the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Supreme Court with 16 lawyers to be led by U.O. Sule, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Seyi Makinde

LAUTECH: Oyo governor sole ownership to forestall lingering crises

As a measure of proffering lasting solution to the lingering crises rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde, of the state has sought for sole ownership of the institution, just as he inaugurated a five-man committee to help actualise the plans.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

Fraud: EFCC drags Instagram celebrity Mompha to court, slams 14-count charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly called Mompha, to court.

Femi Falana calls for action on electoral impunity

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has warned that if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voters turnout in future elections.

Kogi guber: Court adjourns suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility till November 21

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned continuation of hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, is fit to contest in the Nov. 16 governorship election till Nov. 21.

Kogi guber: Court begins hearing on suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, commenced hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello, is fit to contest in the Nov. 16 Kogi Governorship election

Femi Falana, DSS bicker over Omoyele Sowore

Senior lawyer Femi Falana was locked in a verbal war with the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday night over the continuous detention of #RevolutionNow activist Omoyele Sowore, despite Sowore meeting the bail condition prescribed by the court.
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: Femi Falana threatens legal action as DSS fails to release Omoyele Sowore

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has threatened legal action against the Department of State Services (DSS), for refusing to release the convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore.
Grace Taiga, ex-director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum

$9.6 billion judgement: Grace Taiga confirms AGF got draft of P&ID agreement – witness

A principal witness, CSP Umar Babangida, on Wednesday alleged that Grace Taiga, a former director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, played a major role in the fraudulent gas supply agrrement between the Federal Government and Petroleum and Industrial Development (P&ID).

Atiku Abubakar’s appeal: Emotion overriding your sense of decorum – Festus Keyamo tells Ben...

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour, has faulted comments by Ben Nwabueze on the supreme court’s dismissal of Atiku Abubakar’s appeal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Etsu Nupe, other prominent Nigerians bag global awards

It was all glitz and glamour at the recent Ambassadorial Peace Awards ceremony which took place recently at Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos.

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Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

US, Taliban return to peace talks in Doha – source

Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.