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Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, on Friday, filed a motion to challenge the legality of the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja that gave the Department of State Service, DSS, permission to detain the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.
Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.
Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has restrained the National Assembly, the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) from interfering or sealing up the Edo State House of Assembly.
The mass protest against the Nigerian government would not be accepted in Rivers State, the state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said.
The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki from issuing a fresh proclamation letter as directed by the Senate.
Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has warned that the federal government was preparing a fresh insurgency of the Boko Haram type with its handling of the Shiite leader Sheik Ibraheem El Zakzaky issue.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday awarded N500,000 against the State Security Service (SSS) in favour of Ahmadu Mohmmad over his unlawful arrest and prolonged detention.
A tailor, Hadiza Usman, on Wednesday dragged the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS) and his wife, Y. B. Magaji and the SSS FCT Director before the FCT High Court Apo, over alleged threat to life.
The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned Nigerians to beware of the false advertisement trending on the social media that the service is recruiting, urging them to treat it as scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants.
The trial of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds was on Tuesday stalled before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, due to his absence.
The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, awarded N50,000 each in favour of the Director-General, State Security Service (DSS) and the National Drug law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, in a suit instituted by Sen. Buruji Kashamu.
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola, of $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, further adjourned until May 23, to reopen hearing in a suit by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the U.S., to face alleged drug-related charges.
Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.
Barely 48 hours after Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company announced the reopening of operations on the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), the facility has again been shut down.
The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has asserted that the CHAN Eagles are not under pressure despite facing a daunting task in the return leg of the African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo today at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, Friday, said his government will soon make public, its decision on the village heads otherwise known as Baales promoted to coronate Obas by the former Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team is not under pressure to get the better part of their Togolese counterparts on Saturday.
An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.
Ini Ememobong, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, has called for caution, urging widespread consultations and discussions before settling for the number of political parties that would be acceptable in the country.
Pogba is currently recuperating in Dubai from an ankle injury which will keep him out of Manchester United’s monster clash with Liverpool this weekend.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has begun a five-year sentence after he was convicted of corruption.
The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, saying Ankara was causing “great harm” to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions.
The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on its recent recovery and handing-over of N111 million allegedly recovered from treasury looters in the state to the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.