Tag: detention

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Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

Cyber Stalking: Blogger sues EFCC over arrest and detention

Blogger, Abubakar ‘Abusidiqu’ Usman who was arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives on August 8, 2016 has ...

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Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

Exclusive: The true story of my arrest by the EFCC – Abubakar ‘Abusidiq’ Usman

by Abubakar ‘Abusidiq’ Usman Shortly after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) released me from detention last week Tuesday, ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

Shi’ite Muslims protest in Kaduna, vows to trek to Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites, on Wednesday, protested the continued detention of their leader, ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2016

FG denies plan to detain Dasuki indefinitely

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has dispelled reports that the Federal Government is ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 16, 2016

‘I suffered immeasurably’ – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Friday, said that his trial by the Economic and Financial Crime (EFCC) was ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

‘N15bn, public apology, bail’ | Dasuki drags FG to court

Vexed by his more than six months of detention, the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, on Friday, filed a ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

Fani-Kayode denies writing Christians, Apostle Suleiman

Embattled former Minister of Aviation and the Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday, said ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 1, 2016

Skales’ girlfriend says her ‘boy’ wasn’t detained… so why speak for him?

According to multiple sources, singer, Skales and his manager, Osagie Osarenkhoe are in police detention after being invited to clarify ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

‘I spent eight days in EFCC detention’ | Emeka Mba finally speaks on N15bn fraud

After months of silence, the former Director General (DG) of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, has spoken up ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 18, 2016

FG given 24 hours to explain why Dasuki is still in detention

The Nigerian government has been given ‘one day’ to explain why former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki ...

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Dele BenjaminMay 7, 2016

Fidelity Bank MD ‘released’ by EFCC

The Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 31, 2016

‘I’m being persecuted’ | Nnamdi Kanu writes British govt… to save him from detention

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the British ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 6, 2016

How Nnamdi Kanu’s wife almost lost her pregnancy over husband’s detention

Uchechi Okwu-Kanu, wife of detained leader of secessionist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has accused the government ...

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Janeth JFebruary 24, 2016

Jonathan’s former ADC files N100m lawsuit against EFCC

Colonel Ojogbane Adegbe, the aide de camp (ADC) to former President Goodluck Jonathan has taken a legal action against the ...

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Janeth JJanuary 15, 2016

MASSOB directs members to begin worldwide pro-Biafra protests

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has threatened that its members ...

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Janeth JJanuary 12, 2016

‘Buhari, leave Olisa Metuh alone’ | Youths in Anambra hold protest (PHOTOS)

With the continued detention of the spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh, youths from all the 326 ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 3, 2016

Opinion: The world is watching… we can’t afford to be sloppy with Dasuki and Kanu

The calls to release Sambo Dasuki and Nnamdi Kanu are starting to get deafening and I must admit, it is ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2015

“Our son is not a trouble maker” | Nnamdi Kanu’s parents speak out

Parents of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, insist that their son is not known for ...

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Janeth JSeptember 12, 2015

FG reacts to Senator Barata’s detention in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government says it is waiting for a full report on the circumstances that led to the detention of a ...

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Janeth JAugust 24, 2015

Muslim cleric ‘still in DSS detention’ despite court order

A human rights lawyer, Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem, declared that he has commenced contempt proceedings against the Director General of the Department ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 29, 2015

Detained Rivers REC, Gesila Khan is ‘hypertensive and diabetic’ – Family says

The family of Resident Electoral Commissioner, in Rivers State, Gesila Khan, has raised an alarm over her arrest and harassment of their ...

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February 7, 2014

“I am a regular visitor to SSS”: Asari Dokubo opens up on his arrest

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Muhajid Dokubo-Asari was yesterday summoned to the ...

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December 3, 2013

EFCC releases detained Jigawa Government officials

  The 19 Jigawa State top government officials arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and State Security ...

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November 28, 2013

Showdown in little Benin: Militants demand Asari Dokubo’s immediate release, threaten to take action

by ‘Jola Sotubo The arrest and detention of former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has continued to generate ...

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November 27, 2013

No surprises here: Presidency intervenes in Asari Dokubo’s arrest

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan is said to have intervened in the arrest of Muhajeed Dokubo-Asari by the government of ...

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November 27, 2013

Why Asari Dokubo was arrested – Keyamo

by ‘Jola Sotubo News broke yesterday of the arrest of former militant and Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. ‘Asari Dokubo’, ...

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November 20, 2013

#Anambra Election: I did not rig alone, I was used and dumped – Arrested INEC official confesses

An electoral officer, Okeke Chukwujekwu, in charge of Idemili North local government area of Anambra State, is currently in police detention over ...

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September 27, 2013

IG of Police, others sued for N25 million over illegal detention of hospital staff

by Adeola Balogun A Lagos State doctor and four of his staff who are allegedly being unjustifiably detained by the ...

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June 30, 2013

Opinion: Exposing the lies peddled by the UNIUYO Senate

by David Israel For the avoidance of doubt, the University of Uyo does not post students’ result online. Somebody lied. ...

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May 23, 2013

Jonathan the Merciful: First batch of Boko Haram detainees released will be women & children – Presidency

by Rachel Ogbu To prove its focus on peace in the country, the Presidency on Wednesday said it would definitely ...

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