Sowore regains freedom after arrest at Nnamdi Kanu trial

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, says he has been released after he was arrested at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday. Sowore and other supporters of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), were in…

*Falana, Falz, others protest insecurity, poverty in Lagos (Punch)*‎Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG assures host communities of assistance (Guardian)

Falana, Falz, others protest insecurity, poverty in Lagos (Punch) Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and his Musician son, Folarin, aka Falz, along with scores of Lagosians took to the streets on Monday to protest against the insecurity and…

Nothing must happen to Sowore -Adegboruwa

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned that nothing must happen to #RevolutionNow activist, Omoyele Sowore. The human rights lawyer said this after reports that Sowore was injured by a tear gas canister shot by a police…

*Lagos residents decry fatalities caused by one-way drivers, riders (Guardian)*Woman, 29, docked over alleged assault on neighbour (DailyTrust)

Lagos residents decry fatalities caused by one-way drivers, riders (Guardian) The family of Jegede in Oke-Afa, Ejigbo area of Lagos, was yesterday thrown into mourning over the loss of their son, Kehinde Jegede, 20, who was killed by a commercial…

Court grants Sowore N20m bail

A magistrate court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, on Monday, granted bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, in the sum of N20 million. Sowore and four others- Peter Williams, Sanyaolu Juwon, Emmanuel Bulus and Damilare Adenola –…

Nigeria, a president, his glory and violent policing – Magnus Onyibe

The practice of democracy in Nigeria just received a boost as the government now fears the people, as opposed to the people being afraid of government. The assertion above is underscored and illustrated by the fact that following persistent demonstrations…

*Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) *NLC seeks more funds in NHIS (Guardian)

Workers stranded as Lagos-Ibadan road gridlock worsens (Punch) Some Lagos State workers  were forced to return home on Wednesday after the gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway took a turn for the worse. The gridlock, which affected the two lanes of…

*Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) *DSS releases Omoyele Sowore (Punch)

Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) A lone accident was recorded on the inward Iyana Oworo carriage of the Third Mainland Bridge on Tuesday. The bus which may have been returning to Oshodi from Oke Arin…

*Accidental discharge: Mopol bags 7 years jail term for manslaughter (Vanguard) *Yuletide: Lagos offers Lake rice for N17K (Punch)

Accidental discharge: Mopol bags 7 years jail term for manslaughter (Vanguard) A police mobile officer, Salisu Ibrahim, who was attached to the Epe Branch of First Bank Plc, was on Tuesday sentenced to seven years imprisonment for accidentally shooting the…

*19-year-old ‘Yahoo Boy’ allegedly sets 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze for cheating (Punch) *Sanwo-Olu urges retirees to acquire skills (Nation)

19-year-old ‘Yahoo Boy’ allegedly sets 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze for cheating (Punch) Operatives of Iba Police Station have arrested a 19-year-old man, Ifeanyichukwu, for allegedly setting his 24-year-old girlfriend, Tolani, ablaze because he suspected that she had another lover. DSP Bala…

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