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Monday, January 20, 2020

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Buhari quits politics

  In veiled reference to the``third term agenda’’ taunts, President Muhammadu Buhari, says come 2023 he will leave office. “I will be standing down in 2023 and will not be available in any future elections. ``But I am determined to help strengthen...

Sowore, Bakare challenge FG’s fresh application, says transfer to prison contemptuous

The convener of #RevolutionNow protest and Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-detainee, Adebayo Bakare, in a notice of preliminary objection filed before the court on Tuesday, challenged the federal government’s fresh application for their transfer...

Buhari is ignoring Nigerian judges, we must not let him get away with it

By Kolawole Olaniyan   President Muhammadu Buhari’s government record on the rule of law is chilling. Since assuming power on May 29, 2015, Mr Buhari has showed a stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights, ignoring Nigerian judges...

Falana: Buhari’s 3rd term agenda in the offing, swipes Oshiomohole over “Buhari can operate from anywhere’’

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has raised alarm about drafting President Muhammadu Buhari for a third-term run in 2023 by those he called powerful forces in the country, just as he lashed out at APC National...

Update: Sowore, Bakare get N150m bail

Falana hopeful of early bail perfection   By Kunle Akinsola   Another Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday granted bails to the convener of #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Adebayo Bakare (aka Mandate). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, who heard Sowore's bail...

Breaking: Court rejects Sowore’s application challenging his detention

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by the human rights activist and Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS). Justice Nkeonye...

Update: El-Zakzaky, wife granted permission to travel abroad for medical treatment

A Kaduna High Court has granted the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat, bail to seek medical treatment in India. In his ruling, Justice Darius Khobo, ordered officials of the state...

Falana advises EFCC on effective management and disposal of seized and confiscated assets

Human Rights lawyer Mr Femi Falana, (SAN) on Sunday offered his rebuke of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  over the sight of  sealed assets and seized vehicles belonging to suspects of financial crimes  being allowed...
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Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks,...
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Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...

Supreme Court upholds Gov Ganduje’s election

  The Supreme court on Monday morning affirmed the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress,...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party...