Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the actions of operatives of the Department of State Security, DSS, at a Federal High Court in Abuja when they came to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest.
The DSS operatives reportedly stormed the court on Friday, December 6, and chased away lawyers as they tried to arrest Sowore.
In reaction, Ezekwesili, via a series of tweets, stated that the use of power under President Buhari is alien to the Nigerian Constitution and International Law.
“President @MBuhari , the whole world is watching the video of officials of the State Security Service which you directly supervise, brutally violate the constitutional rights of a citizen @YeleSowore inside a court and desecrated our Judiciary- an independent arm of government.
“Let it also be known by @MBuhari that the cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary use of the power he wields today as @NGRPresident is alien to our Nigerian Constitution and International Law.
I advise the President to cease this descent to fascism immediately and #RespectCourtOrder”, she wrote.
Sowore was re-arrested barely 24 hours after a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered his release from the DSS custody and a sum of N100,000 to be paid to him by the agency for refusing to release him despite two court orders.
The two men were rearrested by operatives of the secret police on Friday, hours after they were released on bail on Thursday evening.
They were standing trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday in a case earlier brought against them by the Nigerian Government, when DSS operatives stormed the place and disrupted proceedings, leading to hours of standoff and tension around the place.
Lawyer to the activists, Femi Falana (SAN), confirmed the development to SaharaReporters, saying that they had not been furnished with the new charges the DSS had brought against the duo.
Jamaican singer, Konshens has heaped praises on his wife on Instagram after she dumped him.
In the post he shared, Konshens revealed how she stood by him and made his reasoning change especially in regards to his finance.
The singer who is now single again, warned ladies not to bother looking his direction because he's not searching.
"You will wake up and grow up when she already gone.
all she did was - Bring me the greatest happiness only rivaled by mi kids births. - stick by me no matter what and who going against me
- Stop me from kill miself COUNTLESS times after mi bredda drop out an mi get fucking unstable. And counsel me when the world a come down...
Dr. Aduwo, a lecturer in the Accounting Department at the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, has been sacked for allegedly sexually harassing a female student back in June 2019.
The lecturer was caught, pants down, while allegedly attempting to have carnal knowledge of one his students identified as Nike after he invited her to his house at night. .
It was gathered that the girl’s boyfriend and some of his friend’s were also in on the plot and told her to play along. After a video of the incident went viral, the university queried and set up a probe panel on the matter. .
The University Governing Council, at its 135th meeting held on 5th December, 2019, them approved the recommendations of the Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee (Academic) that recommended his dismissal.
His sack came after the Committee considered the overwhelming evidence...