Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, says the Department of State Services(DSS) has become increasingly fascistic.
Nigerian Govt Blasted Over Move To Muzzle Free Speech With “Draconian” Bill Prescribing Death Penalty
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.
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. Advertisements
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.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has been given a chance to go back to the Senate as the Court of Appeal, sitting in Calabar, Cross River state on Saturday ordered a rerun election in Akwa Ibom North-West… Read More ›
A protest broke out at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday over the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement.
Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), counsel to detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of lying when they said they were still holding his client and Olawale Bakare because none of… Read More ›
Matthew Kukah, bishop of Catholic diocese of Sokoto, says in Nigeria we evoke God to witness corruption and “outright larceny.”