Following months of detaining pro-democracy activist, Omoyele Sowore, the Department of State Services has charged him to court.
According to new reports, DSS charged Sowore to court for treasonable felony, cyberstalking President Muhammadu Buhari among other offences.
Many have since taken to social media to react to include some Nigerian celebrities.
Mavin boss Don Jazzy tweeted;
“It’s really sad to watch. The young man means well for our Dear Nigeria. Who is next? I plead for Sowore #FreeSowore”
— ITS DONJAZZY AGAIN😉 (@DONJAZZY) September 21, 2019
Adekunle Gold on his part wrote;
“I really don’t want to believe those fictional charges against Sowore. Treasonable what? A fucking Joke.”
— AG BABY (@adekunleGOLD) September 21, 2019
BREAKING: IGP Replies Amnesty, Says Policemen Didn’t Shoot #EndSARS Protesters
The Police chief expressed that Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence.”
This was contained in a statement on Friday titled, ‘EndSARS Protests: Police Personnel Were Professional And Exercised Maximum Restraints – IGP Tells Amnesty Int’l’.
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Adamu explained that contrary to reports, police officers “acted professionally, exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the recent protests and ensuing violence in some parts of the country.”
He revealed that 22 police officers died during the protests, while 205 police stations and formations were damaged by a section of the protesters.
WTO: Gov Ikpeazu Drums Support For Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment
Ikpeazu expressed that Okonjo-Iweala’s victory will be a huge win for women and trade.
He made this remark in a tweet on his official Twitter page.
This is coming at a time the United States of America rejected her emergence, arguing that the WTO must be handled by someone who is experienced in trading, hence their preference for South Korea’s Myung-hee.
“The victory of @NOIweala will be a huge win for Women, Trade (a pillar of our Government), Africa & the World.
“As one eminently qualified for the position of Director General of @wto, we expect all 164 members to support her, including the great United States of America.”
Buhari Congratulates Oba Of Lagos On His Birthday
President Buhari appreciated the role that the Oba of Lagos has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos State and the nation as a whole.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday evening.
He added that the president also commiserated with him on the recent episode of violence that led to the loss of lives and property in Lagos.
”The President recalled his long association and friendship with the Oba and appreciated the personal role that the latter has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos state and nation as a whole,” Shehu said.
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