The Nigeria Bar Association has called for the sack of the Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi.
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Menendez, in a video that went viral on Friday, said he was going to do all within his power to ensure the US moves against Nigeria over the rearrest of a “New York journalist”
It said this in reaction to the arrest of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, inside the Federal High Court presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, on Friday
The Eagle online reports that Sowore and Bakare were released from the DSS detention on Thursday night after several court orders to release them went unheeded
This was made known late on Friday
In a statement on Wednesday by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare, the organization said: “Nigeria’s security agents and state governors should also immediately stop the nationwide campaign of arbitrary arrests against journalists, activists and protesters.
… while history will cast Jonathan as the president who condoned corruption, Buhari might eventually be remembered as the man who assumed power with a singular purpose to eradicate corruption but ended up as the most shameless promoter of corruption in the annals of national existence
The detention order of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters was based on the request of the Department of State Services to further detain the convener of #RevolutionNow
The Aide said this in a tweet on her Twitter handle on Saturday
The Movement pledged its support to the protest, scheduled to start on Monday, despite what it described as the “kidnapping” of one of the major forces behind it, Omoyele Sowore
Sowore was picked up at about 1:25am on Saturday, two days before the commencement of a nationwide protest he is spearheading alongside musician Idris Abdulkareem on bad governance
According to the information made available by Sowore himself, the operatives of the DSS stormed his residence, which was not revealed, at about 1:25am on Saturday
The suspension of Sahara Reporter Publisher will last for six months unless it is overturned by the National Convention of the party
The cleric said despite complaints, Sowore and his Sahara Reporters remained intransigent and continued to publish offending stories about him and his church
Sowore and Moghalu announced their decisions on Thursday and Friday after Durotoye’s emergence as consensus candidate
A number of pro-Buhari influencers and supporters had following the third anniversary of the administration on May 29 initiated polls ostensibly to test the popularity of President Buhari
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the group as Nigeria joined the rest of the world in marking the Workers’ Day.
The three of them – Dr. Kingsley Moghalu; Omoyele Sowore; and Dr. Datti Baba-Ahmed – spoke in the current edition of The Interview, in their most detailed interviews yet
Obi, in a statement on Friday evening by his Media Office, said he was quoted out of context
Buhari had on Thursday travelled to Daura for the Eid-el-Kabir celebration