Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, says the Department of State Services(DSS) has become increasingly fascistic.
Nigeria government, headed by former military dictator, President Muhammadu Buhari, has been blasted for seeking to muzzle free speech with a “draconian” law that prescribes the death penalty for those who the government says spreads “hate speech’ in Social Media.
The police on Tuesday evening foiled an armed robbery attempt on the Benin branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) were on Tuesday captured on camera pointing guns at peaceful protesters demanding the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement. Advertisements
Nasiba, daughter of Sani Dauda, a former chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited, says Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police (IGP), is harassing her family.
Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday allegedly fired gun shots and used pepper spray to disperse protesters who had gathered around the service headquarters to demand the release of Omoyele Sowore.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini said on Monday he would not name Mario Balotelli in a national squad simply to make a statement against racism.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow at the passage of his ally and friend, a man he usually called “the indomitable Tam David-West.”
Cristiano Ronaldo’s fitness and attitude came under the spotlight on Monday after he reacted angrily to being substituted during Juventus’ win over AC Milan and coach Maurizio Sarri said the 34-year-old had been nursing a knee injury for some time.
Former Nigeria’s minister of petroleum and consultant virologist, Prof Tam David West, has died at the age of 83.
The Director General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasai, on Sunday insulted the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Twitter, telling the Emir to “stop opening his filthy mouth”.
Femi Falana (SAN), lawyer to detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, on Sunday accused the Federal Government of preferring to obey orders made by foreign courts than those issued by Nigerian courts.