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April, 2018

  • 19 April

    Mace Snatching: Police ‘Release’ Omo-Agege

    Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who was accused of leading thugs to invade the Senate while carting away its mace, has reportedly been released by the police. The police had picked up the senator at the Senate chamber after the mace-snatching saga. A statement by Lucky Ajos, an aide of the senator, …

March, 2018

  • 21 March

    Boko Haram Returns 105 Dapchi Schoolgirls, Five Dead

    Islamist terror group, Boko Haram has reportedly returned 105 out of the 110 girls kidnapped from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. However five of the girls have been presumed dead. Reuters said a military officer at a checkpoint near the town told it that the …

February, 2018

  • 11 February

    Boko Haram Frees 3 UNIMAID Lecturers, 10 Women

    Islamic terror group, Boko Haram has freed three lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and 10 women kidnapped, the Nigerian presidency said on Saturday. The freed persons were kidnapped when the insurgents attacked a military/ police convoy at Damboa, near Maiduguri. The Nigerian Government said the release was brought about …

February, 2017

  • 27 February

    Falana Fumes As FG Appeals Ruling On Zakzaky’s Release

      Femi Falana, counsel to Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, a Shi’a leader, expresses disapproval of government’s refusal to release his client months after a court ruled in his favour. Falana reportedly wrote to Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s attorney-general and minister of justice, on the matter. He said: “Although the deadline expired on …

  • 19 February

    Chocolate City Thanks Twitter Advocates For Audu Maikori’s Release

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    Edward Ayide-Israel, Chocolate City’s business development manager, has expressed gratitude to Twitter users who persistently called for the release of the organisation’s founder, Audu Maikori, from police detention. “Thanks everyone for #FreeAudu. He’s been released,” he tweeted. The post added, “Thanks everyone for your advocacy to #FreeAudu. He’s out now. God …

January, 2017

  • 25 January

    Kidnapped Students, Teachers Of Turkish School Freed

     A developing report says the five staff and three students of the Tulip International School, kidnapped at their school in the Isheri area of Ogun State have been released. They were released on Tuesday evening after spending 11 days in captivity. An unnamed parent of the kidnapped children alleged millions …

  • 15 January

    257 Boko Haram Suspects Freed

    The Nigerian Army has freed 257 Boko Haram suspects. The release was in commemoration of the Army Forces Remembrance Day, while the freed persons were handed to the Borno State government. The detainees comprised men, women and children. The handing over to Usman Durkwa, deputy governor of Borno State, took …

December, 2016

November, 2016

  • 14 November

    Breaking: Thank God I’m Out Again – Fani-Kayode

    Femi Fani-Kayode, former aviation minister prosecuted for corruption, has regained freedom. Fani-Kayode announced on Facebook he has been released from prison. “Thanks be to God. After another 24 days in detention I am finally out. Thanks for all ur love, prayers and support. We shall prevail,” he said. More to …

  • 5 November

    EFCC Releases Jonathan’s Ex-Spokesman, Reuben Abati

    Reuben Abati, former spokesman of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). PUNCH said Abati confirmed to it he was released 8pm on Friday.  The newspaper reported Abati as saying that his bail conditions would be perfected Monday. Abati’s release comes after Musilu Obanikoro, …

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