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FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests
FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollg...

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests

The Federal Government has deployed policemen and over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to preempt the breakdown of law and order and possibly forestall the protest tagged #OccupyLekkiProtest at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on Saturday (today). This comes as... read more »

Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate
Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Call...

Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll G...

Lagos state government and the Police on Thursday urged the people of state to shun calls for fresh protest slated for tomorrow at the Lekki Toll Gate. They said the fact that two groups scheduled protests for Lekki Toll Gate would cause confrontation, pandemonium, public disorder and wanton... read more »

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts
Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Ba...

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Following the freezing of the bank account of some promoters of the #EndSARS protesters, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria to unfreeze 20 bank accounts linked to protesters and promoters of #EndSARS with immediate effect. The order was given by Justice Ahmed... read more »

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home
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Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

A court in Uganda has order security operatives to vacate the home of opposition leader, Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since the recent presidential poll has drawn international pressure, his lawyer said on Monday. Security forces have laid siege on the home of the 38-year-old musician turned... read more »

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each
Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Prin...

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail...

The magistrates’ court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, granted bail in the sum of N500,000 each to the principal of the Deeper Life High School, Uyo, and four accused persons in the case of the alleged molestation of an 11-year-old Junior Secondary School 1 pupil, Don-Davies... read more »

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Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance

The publisher of online platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arraigned with four others before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse zone 2, Abuja by the Nigeria Police Force... read more »

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereignty Dispute

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereignty Dispute

19th December 2020 On 16th December 2020, history was being made in Nigeria. On that day, there was an official declaration of Constitutional Force Majeure and demand for an orderly process... read more »

Lekki Shooting: Soldiers Took Live Bullets to Scene for Self-defence – General Taiwo

Lekki Shooting: Soldiers Took Live Bullets to Scene for Self-defence – General Taiwo

Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, which was the Army unit deployed to the Lekki Tollgate area on the night of October 20,... read more »

#EndSARS: Arrested Protester, Eromosele, Regains Freedom After 12 Days

#EndSARS: Arrested Protester, Eromosele, Regains Freedom After 12 Days

Social activist, Eromosele Adene, has finally regained his freedom from unjust detention of the Nigeria Police Force. Adene was arrested by the police on November 7 from his home in Ikeja,... read more »

Nigeria 1999 Constitution Deceit: Lawyers, Pastors and Priests – Unmute Yourselves!

Nigeria 1999 Constitution Deceit: Lawyers, Pastors and Priests – ...

18th November 2020   As the end of 2020 approaches, needless to say Africa, and notably Nigeria will not achieve the African Union (AU) pledge set in 2013, “not to bequeath the burden of... read more »