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Sowore, who was arraigned on a four-count charge ranging from insulting President Muhammadu Buhari to money laundering, was given bail condition of paying N150 million and had his movement restricted to Abuja. The Federal High Court in Abuja will today hear Omoyele Sowore’s application for bail variation. Sowore, who was arraigned on a four-count charge …

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in #Abuja, has asked the Department of State Service to release the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, on bail. The judge made the ruling after listening to the argument of Sowore’s lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) and the prosecuting counsel. The judge, as part of bail conditions, …

Media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Company Limited, told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday that they are not the launderer of the N2.1bn as alleged in their ongoing trial; but the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), who paid the funds to them in 2015. …

The presidency yesterday raised the alarm over an alleged plot to cause a division between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. It said that the government would not allow those it described as mischief makers to have their way. “Some people are trying to promote division and we are not going to allow …

Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had worsened the “very bad” economic situation he inherited when he assumed power in 2015. According to Soludo, Nigeria is a fragile state with a failing economy and the nation is fast approaching the status of …

In this piece, Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri, a lecturer and head of department of Mass Communication at the Delta State University Abraka writes on the activities of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo since assuming office. Ufuophu-Biri is of the opinion that Osinbajo has exhibited some attribute that portrays him as a non-Nigerian. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is …

– Northerners will not allow an Igbo man rule Nigeria, says Ralph Uwazuruike – The Leader of Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) says the idea of an Igbo president should be totally jettisoned – Uwazuruike says all hope should be focused only on the actualization of Biafra – The founder of Movement for Actualization of Sovereign …

Senator Shehu Sani of the All Progressives Congress representing Kaduna central has described Boko Haram-ravaged northeast Nigeria as more peaceful than a state in the United States of America. Nigeria’s northeast more peaceful than United States, says APC Senator APC senator Sani says if statistics reeled out by Trump is true, then northeast more peaceful …

– The senator has been silent on national issues for a while – He recently broke his silence, granting a major interview to a national newspaper Senator Abubakar Girei has called on Igbos to choose between Biafra as a soveriegn state and Nigeria’s presidency. Governor Rochas Okorocha had asked Igbos to forget the presidency in …