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Detained journalist, Abiri rejoins family

Bayelsa Journalist Jones Abiri, standing trial for alleged involvement in militancy, returned to the warm embrace of his wife, children and colleague on Tuesday in Yenagoa. Mr Abiri, who was received at the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Press Centre, expressed his optimism of getting justice. Mr Abiri was arrested by the

Detained premium times reporter Samuel ogundipe finally released

Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who had been detained by the Nigerian police since on Tuesday, has been released. Mr Ogundipe was released on Friday morning after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. The judge had first heard the case

The Nigeria Police, A Time For Renewal!

By Ray Morphy   I had been restraining myself from writing on the police for many reasons. In 1983, as a fresh graduate undergoing national service, NYSC, at Minna in Niger State, I applied to join the Police Force as a Cadet. Those days, we had to travel all the way to

FG seeks revocation of Kanu’s bail

The Federal Government has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the revocation of the bail of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The application was attached as a press release and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja by Mr

Biafra: Court grants Kanu bail with stringent conditions

•44 IPOB members freed in Bayelsa  ...Nneoma Ndibe  The Federal High Court sitring in Abuja, on Tuesday admitted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to bail on health grounds. The presiding judge, Binta Nyako, however, granted Kanu who was arrested on October 15, 2015 in Lagos and charged