Court lifts movement restriction on Sowore

A Court of Appeal in Abuja has, on Wednesday, lifted the movement restriction on human rights activist and convener of Revolution Now, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore was, in 2019, restricted to Abuja by a federal high court following charges of treasonable…

Unwholesome resort to consensus for producing candidates for 2023 elections -Magnus Onyibe

Despite the huddle placed on the path of political actors via section 84 clause (9) in Electoral Act 2022, which demands that for a consensus process of election in political parties to be deemed legitimate, it must be consented to…

Sowore’s younger brother shot dead, Edo police confirm killing, finger kidnappers

Olajide, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters’ publisher and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has been killed. Sowore reportedly made the announcement in a Facebook post on Saturday, according to multiple reports. The activist said his brother was killed by…

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…

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