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ACCIDENT

Don't bury Arotile until independent autopsy and Proper investigation, SAN says.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has advised against buying Tolulope Arotile until investigations concerning the circumstances of her death are concluded. Arotile, Nigeria's first female combat helicopter lost her life when she was hit by her former classmate who drove a vehicle in reverse motion. The SAN expressed his opinion in a statement released today titled, "Nigerians deserve proper investigation into the death of Arotile before Burial" He opposed the planned burial of the female

  2 years ago ago
Don't bury Arotile until independent autopsy and Proper investigation, SAN says.

CRIME

Adegboruwa faults Fashola’s ‘discovery’ of camera at Lekki tollgate

Basic liberties legal counselor, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has blamed the alleged disclosure of a camcorder recorder by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), at the Lekki cost square on Sunday. Adegboruwa said this in an announcement on Monday named, 'Usurpation of forces of the board of request on SARS mishandles'. Fashola, had while leading a visit through the cost square close by lead representatives and pastors from the South-West, apparently found a camera at the cost court five

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Adegboruwa faults Fashola’s ‘discovery’ of camera at Lekki tollgate

POLITICS

Why Nobody Can Extend Buhari's Tenure in 2023 Over Burning of INEC offices- Adegboruwa

During an interview with Oladimeji Ramon, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa explained why burning of offices operated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Southeastern part of Nigeria, can not lead to a 3rd term agenda or an extension of the President's tenure. Adegboruwa is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).You may recall that multiple INEC offices have been attacked and set ablaze in recent times by unknown gunmen and arsonists in the Southeastern part of the country.

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Why Nobody Can Extend Buhari's Tenure in 2023 Over Burning of INEC offices- Adegboruwa

POLITICS

If Buhari truly says those calling for restructuring are ignorant, then he should resign- Adegboruwa

Activist and human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) has called for the president's resignation following a statement credited to the president, saying those calling for restructuring are ignorant. The president had through the Executive secretary, Revenue mobilization and fiscal commission, Alhaji Mohammed Bello Shehu, who represented him at an event in Zaria, Kaduna state, disagreed with those clamouring for restructuring.

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If Buhari truly says those calling for restructuring are ignorant, then he should resign- Adegboruwa

POLITICS

Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Edo election: Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa reveals who helped Gov Obaseki to defeat Ize-Iyamu. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, on Tuesday said the United States, US, and the European Union, EU, determined the outcome of the just concluded governorship election in Edo State. Adegboruwa, who is an activist lawyer explained that whoever these forces favour would always emerge winner of an election in Nigeria. Recall that the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic

  2 years ago ago
Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

POLITICS

BREAKING: Buhari lacks power to restrict movement in Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

A human rights lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), lacks the power to restrict movement without recourse to the National Assembly. Adegboruwa said this in a statement while reacting to the President’s restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun States as well as Abuja. Buhari had in a broadcast on Sunday restricted movement in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. 5'  A Numan rights lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says the President, Maj

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BREAKING: Buhari lacks power to restrict movement in Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

POLITICS

Lekki Shootings: "We Have Confidential Information Something Happened in Military Mortuary" - Panel

OPERANEWS avails you the latest news content at your finger tips, so kindly CLICK the FOLLOW ICON to link up for more informative and enlightening articles and ENSURE to SHARE and LIKE this POST. Members of the panel at the Ikoyi Military Mortuary The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters, today stormed the Ikoyi military hospital and insisted on inspecting the facility. According to a member of the panel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN,

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Lekki Shootings:

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

“FG's decision to halt Twitter's activities is in violation of the spirit of June 12" - Adegboruwa

Human rights campaigner Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, believes it is disingenuous for President Muhammadu Buhari's (retd) government to celebrate the June 12 mandate's principles. He said that the same government, by its unlawful ban on Twitter and unjustified censorship of all media organisations, is infringing on the right to freedom of speech of the people it purports to rule.

  1 year ago ago
“FG's decision to halt Twitter's activities is in violation of the spirit of June 12

ACCIDENT

"Don't bury Arotile's body until the investigation is over," Adegboruwa tells Buhari.

A veteran Nigerian lawyer (SAN), Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the burial of the late flight officer, Tolulope Arotile, until the investigation into the circumstances leading to his death is complete. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced on Saturday that Arotil, the first pilot of the Nigerian combat helicopter, who died on July 14, will be buried in the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on July 23. He also said that Arotile, who was 24 years old until his death, was

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POLITICS

BREAKING: Buhari lacks power to restrict movement in Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

human rights lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), lacks the power to restrict movement without recourse to the National Assembly. Adegboruwa said this in a statement while reacting to the President’s restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun States as well as Abuja. Buhari had in a broadcast on Sunday restricted movement in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. The senior advocate said, “The President has no powers to restrict the movement of

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: Buhari lacks power to restrict movement in Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

SOCIETY

EndSARS: Adegboruwa Reveals What Sanwo Olu Is Yet To Do With The Camera Given To Him By Fashola

It's been four months since the lives of innocent and unarmed Nigerian youths were tragically gunned down at the Lekki toll gate on the 20th of October,2020. It is still not known as to who gave the orders for unarmed civilians to be shot and killed. After the horrific incident which took place on the 20th. On the 25th, while conducting a tour of the Lekki toll gate led by the Lagos State Governor Sanwo Olu , ministers from the South- West and accompanied by the minister of works and housing, Babtunde Fashola

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EndSARS: Adegboruwa Reveals What Sanwo Olu Is Yet To Do With The Camera Given To Him By Fashola

JUSTICE

#Occupylekkitollgate: Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa to step down from Lagos Panel over human rights violations

Following what occurred today during the #occupylekkitollgate protest, one of the members of the Lagos judicial panel of inquiry, set up to investigate cases of police brutality, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has released a statement indicating he may be stepping down from the panel. Mr Adegboruwa who confirmed he has been following events as it relates to the protest at the lekki toll gate said he is shocked by the several cases of police brutality of armless civilians that took place at the toll gate today. His

  1 year ago ago
#Occupylekkitollgate: Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa to step down from Lagos Panel over human rights violations

POLITICS

Tolulope Arotile: NAF stories confusing – Adegboruwa asks 10 questions

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the abrupt demise of Tolulope Arotile has caused a national grieving.  He communicated pity over the death of the Nigeria's first female battle pilot.  In an announcement on Sunday, Edegboruwa called it terrible, difficult and horrifying.  "The conflicting stories rising up out of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has not assisted with soaking the doubts", the SAN said.  He noticed that the least Nigerians expect is an appropriate examination, followed

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Tolulope Arotile: NAF stories confusing – Adegboruwa asks 10 questions

JUSTICE

See what Adegboruwa disclosed about the camera found by Fashola at Lekki Tollgate that got reactions

Ebun - Olu Adegboruwa, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Human Rights Lawyer, as well as the Representative of Civil Society on the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry in the alleged killing of #EndSARS Protesters has made a revelation about the Camera found by Mr. Babatunde Fashola at Lekki Tollgate Shooting. Recall that, in 20th October, 2020, an ugly yet unforgettable event took place in Nigeria, Lagos State to be precise. As part of the efforts of the Nigerian Youths to put an end to Police brutality and

  2 years ago ago
See what Adegboruwa disclosed about the camera found by Fashola at Lekki Tollgate that got reactions

POLITICS

LOCKDOWN ORDER: AGF Malami replies Adegboruwa, says Buhari acted within the purview of the law

President Muhammadu Buhari acted within the purview of the law by imposing movement restrictions in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said. The minister said this in a statement on Monday while reacting to a lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, who had argued that there was no section of the constitution supporting the president’s order. Buhari I’m a national broadcast on Sunday, had imposed a two weeks movement restriction on Lagos,

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LOCKDOWN ORDER: AGF Malami replies Adegboruwa, says Buhari acted within the purview of the law

POLITICS

COVID-19: It is illegal for governors to close the borders of their states - Adegboruwa

The closure of state borders by some of the governors in the country has been described as illegal. A Lagos-based barrister, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, made the disclosure in a release personally signed on Thursday. Recall that the state governors ordered the closure of their state borders to halt the further spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in their respective states. The release reads: The right to freedom of movement is guaranteed to every citizen of Nigeria under section 41 of the 1999 Constitution and

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COVID-19: It is illegal for governors to close the borders of their states - Adegboruwa

POLITICS

Human Rights Lawyer Discloses Why Curfew Cannot Work In Lagos, Says Speech Didn't Address Many Issues

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) said on Tuesday in a statement he personally signed, titled ‘The President‘s Broadcast Dictates Another Broadcast’, stated that Monday's speech by the president did not address many issues pertaining to the lockdown and steps being taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawyer also said faulted the idea of a curfew in Lagos saying it can’t work owing to the peculiar traffic situation in the state. According to Adegboruwa, people are usually up and

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Human Rights Lawyer Discloses Why Curfew Cannot Work In Lagos, Says  Speech Didn't Address Many Issues

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Adegboruwa Replies Igbokwe Over EndSARS Massacre, Bandits Surrender 200 Weapons

Adegboruwa Replies Igbokwe Over EndSARS Massacre: A member of the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)-related abuses, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says the Panel has opened cases of EndSARS protesters, who have video evidence of the killings at Lekki toll gate against the Nigerian Army.

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Today's Headlines: Adegboruwa Replies Igbokwe Over EndSARS Massacre, Bandits Surrender 200 Weapons

HEALTH

Health: safeguard the people over Coronavirus outbreak

Prominent legal practitionel Ebun Olu Adegboruwa SAN appealling to President Muhammadu Buhari to unlock Lagos and Abuja . This was contained in a statement he issued on Thursday. Noting that the president did the right thing to safeguard the people over Coronavirus outbreak the lawyer argued that the effect has been very catastrophic especially for daily wage earners. No doubt the President meant and acted well though a bit late but it is not in doubt that the action of the President was the best in the cir

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Health: safeguard the people over Coronavirus outbreak

JUSTICE

#EndSARS: The Judicial Panel Just Opened The Case Of Protesters Who Have Video Evidence - Adegboruwa

Still on the case of end SARS protesters who were killed at Lekki Toll-Gate on the 20th of October, 2020. The Lagos State government set up a judicial panel to investigate the matter and justice is yet to be served despite the video evidence of the massacre. But it came to my utmost surprise to hear from Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), a member of the investigative panel that the panel just embark on opening the case of protesters who have video evidence, after seven months.

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#EndSARS: The Judicial Panel Just Opened The Case Of Protesters Who Have Video Evidence - Adegboruwa