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Police arraign Enugu monarch for alleged attempted kidnap

Police in Enugu State has arraigned the traditional ruler of Obeagu Ugwuaji, Awkunanaw Autonomous Community of the state, Christopher Nyia, for alleged attempted kidnapping among other charges.

Troops, Police storm national stadium to stop #RevolutionNow protest

The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Governor Wike: Don’t bring #RevolutionNow protest to Rivers

The mass protest against the Nigerian government would not be accepted in Rivers State, the state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

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.
Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi

TMG: Police should be ready for more protests

The Transition Monitoring Group on Saturday faulted the ban on protests by the police saying the right to protest has been settled by the Court.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police: ‘Revolution march’ treasonable felony

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned all those planning a ‘revolution march’ on Monday 5 August to force a change of regime in Nigeria that they will be charged with treasonable felony.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

Choose the court or media for your petition – BMO tells Atiku Abubakar

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, of showing disrespect to the judiciary by prosecuting his election petition in the media, rather than at the Presidential Election Petitions tribunal.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m vindicated about Atiku Abubakar’s birth place

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that former vice president and Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian, has vindicated him.

Lai Mohammed: Atiku Abubakar desperate to replicate ‘Venezuelan model’ in Nigeria

The federal government has accused Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of planning to replicate the Venezuelan model in Nigeria, following media reports that he has hired a United States lobbying firm to convince the US not to recognise the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari until the Supreme Court rules on the suit.
Enyinnaya Abaribe Immanuel Shalum Okabemadu

Court varies Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, orders Enyinnaya Abaribe, others to forfeit N100m

The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja varied the bail conditions upon which the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was admitted.

Biafra: Court orders forfeiture of N300 million bonds over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of the N300 million bail bonds by sureties to Nnamdi Kanu following their failure to produce him in court on Tuesday.
Pa Tunji Gomez

Nigeria’s oldest practicing lawyer Tunji Gomez passes on

Announcing his death, on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos Branch Mr. Chukwuka Ikwuazom wrote, “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Pa Tunji Gomez.

Senate mace saga: House of Reps panel recommends prosecution of Senator Omo-Agege

The house of representatives has recommended the immediate suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, for 180 legislative days over the theft of the senate mace.

Police arrest four IPOB members in Anambra

The Anambra State police command has arrested four alleged members of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) for disobedience.

IPOB challenges court’s jurisdiction in trial of members

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal High court, Abuja, to continue the trial of four of her members over treasonable felony, saying her counsels have filed a Notice of Preliminary Objection in this regard.

Police in Anambra to enforce ban on IPOB

The Anambra Police Command says it has taken steps to enforce the ban on all activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the state.

IPOB vows to resist Kanu’s re-arrest

The Indigenous People of Biafra has vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to re-arrest its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, without first obtaining a court order.

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Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

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Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

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NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.