Tag: Revolution now

Protesters besiege the US embassy Abuja, demands Buhari’s resignation

Members of the #RevolutionNow Group on Thursday protested at the United States Embassy in Abuja over the security and socio-economic situation in the country. They demanded the resignation of the President Muhammadu Buhari over insecurity, hunger, and corruption in the country. The campaigners led by the convener of the movement,[Read More…]

RevolutionNow: Court Discharge And Acquits Two Journalists In Calabar

A Magistrate Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital and presided over by Chief Magistrate Rita Marshall on Tuesday discharged and acquitted two journalists for alleged misconduct in the RevolutionNow protest of August 5, 2019. Three charges bordering on conspiracy to unlawfully assemble, unlawful assembly and conduct likely[Read More…]

Adebayo Raphael: #RevolutionNow; This too shall pass

 Whilst poring through the heart-wrenching images that emerged on different social media fora concerning the RevolutionNow protests yesterday, one could at once see the bestiality of those who should protect the sanctity of Nigeria’s democracy; those who should tirelessly protect the lives and rights of Nigerians – violating all with[Read More…]

#RevolutionNow is an irritation – Femi Adesina

Nigeria’s presidential spokesman Femi Adesina, has reacted to the protests by members of the #RevolutionNow movement in parts of the country. Speaking during his appearance on Channels TV Breakfast programme, on Thursday, he dismissed the demonstration by the protesters as ‘child’s play’ “Well, was it really a protest? By my estimation,[Read More…]

#Revolutionow protesters in Osun may be locked up for 14 days as DSS obtains detention order

Seven arrested #Revolutionnow movement members in Osun state may be detained for another 14 days following a detention order obtained by the Department of State Services that arrested them. Counsel to the protesters, Mr. Alfred Adegoke, has recealed to The PUNCH that the seven of them were being held by[Read More…]

Court Awards N1m Damages Against FG over Crackdown On #RevolutionNow Protesters

The Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N1m against the Federal Government over the police disruption of the August 5, 2019 #RevolutionNow protest. The court awarded the N1m in favour of a Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, who said he participated in the protest and was among those tear-gassed by security[Read More…]