Tribunal affirms Wike as duly elected governor, dismisses AAC, ADP suits
THE Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, yesterday, dismissed petitions filed by candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) and that of the Action...
AAC urges Rivers guber tribunal to dismiss its candidate’s petition
The African Action Congress (AAC) yesterday urged the Rivers State tribunal to dismiss the petition of its gubernatorial candidate, Biokpomabo Awara, challenging...
Sowore must be released immediately - Court
A Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday ordered the immediate release of Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC). The court, however, asked him to deposit his international passport with it before he is released. The judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, said the law provides for…
Concerns as activists plan fresh Free Sowore protests
Forty-seven days after the publisher of SaharaReporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, was whisked away from his hotel room in Lagos, right activists have finalised plans to begin another round of protests...
Again, Sowore applies for bail
Sahara Reporters founder and 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore has filed a fresh bail application to the Federal High Court, Abuja, asking to be released from detention. Sowore was arrested at about 11 pm on Saturday, August 2 by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) for calling…
AAC seeks injunction to stop inauguration of new panel for Rivers gubernatorial poll
The African Action Congress (AAC) has filed a suit at a Federal High Court seeking an order of perpetual injunction restraining the President of Court of Appeal from setting up a new panel to hear the governorship election petition in Rivers State.
Cross River shuts down power plant three days after commissioning
Barely three days of test transmission, the 23 megawatts Calabar Power Plant has been shut down raising the fears of its reliability. Governor Ben Ayade had on Friday commissioned the project with the promise of a steady power supply to the state, saying it was a fulfillment of a dream.
Preliminary notes on RevolutionNow
For the Nigerian Left, the strongest lesson of what may now be called Nigeria’s RevolutionNow – that is, the August 5 mass protests organised by some young fragments of the movement – may be formulated as a warning: If Nigeria survives long enough from the current battering of the country’s ruling class, variants of what was attempted on August 5 may be attempted again and again until a spark leads to a national conflagration or a successful popular revolution resulting from a better conceived, planned and executed strategy.
Lagos AAC disowns Nzenwa, pledges allegiance to Sowore
The Lagos State Chapter of the African Alliance Congress (AAC) said on Sunday that it would not recognise Mr. Leonard Nzenwa as the national chairman of the party.
Why Nigerians are revolting against bad governance, state’s failure
Again, resentment against the government is taking another shape with the nationwide protest tagged #RevolutionNow, led by African Action Congress’s (AAC) presidential candidate, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. The protest is said to be a clean, quick and succinct revolutionary process that will put an end to the shenanigans of government...