IG Adamu threatens Sahara Reporters with N10bn damages suit
The Inspector-General (I-G) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday, threatened to sue Sahara Reporters and its publisher, Mr Omoyele Sowore, over a publication considered to be defamatory
‘Revolution’ protests rock Abuja, Lagos
Nigeria Police yesterday deployed security operatives in Lagos and Abuja as the force arrested members of the #RevolutionNow group.
To Omoyele Sowore!
My dear friend, Omoyele Sowore, you’re a genuine and good person. I love and appreciate your fearlessness and audacity to the emancipation of the hapless Nigerians.
FG opens Sowore’s treasonable felony trial
The Federal Government yesterday opened its case in the trial of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, calling the first witness, one Mr. Rasheed Olawale...
Nigerian journalists, government critics that have been hounded
“The press, radio, television and other agencies of mass media shall at all times be free to uphold the fundamental objectives contained in this chapter and uphold the responsibility and accountability of the government to the people,” Section 22 of the Nigerian 1999 amended Constitution states. But this is far from the reality in the…
Court fines FG N200,000 for delay tactics in Sowore’s trial
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government – the prosecution in the treasonable felony charge against the convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawole Bakare...
Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens ends festive run
Emotions ran high late last Sunday night inside Terra Kulture’s Theatre Arena as the superbly performed Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens musical theatre show...
Independence/interdependence of the legislature, executive and judiciary
For a country to be qualified as a democratic nation, it must have a system that operates on a tripod: the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary. Interestingly, what makes a democratic system tick and confirms...