Israel Balogun, a YouTuber, was recently released by the Nigeria Police Force after being arrested on Wednesday for criticizing Johnson Suleman, the Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministry (OFM). Mr. Balogun's lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, told the Newsmen on Thursday that his client had been released after meeting the bail conditions.
It has been a thing of concern to some people why the Popular Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre(Glory Dome), Pastor Paul Eneche allowed the arrest of six activists that wore T-shirts with #BuhariMustGo inscription to the church. While others remained silent, A human rights lawyer, gave his opinion about the matter.
Popular lawyer and human rights activist Inibehe Effiong, has shared his experience and also registered his disappointment after visiting the State Security Service, demanding to see the 5 church members who took their protest to the Dunamis Church. "I just left the Headquarters of the State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja, i requested access to the five activists arrested on Sunday at Dunamis Gospel church for wearing anti- T-shirts to the Church but i was not given access to them, we have a long way to go as a country.
I Wasn't Given Access To The 5Activists Arrested For Wearing Buhari Must Go T-shirt On Sunday-Lawyer
As we all know, Inibehe Effiong is a popular Nigerian human rights activist and columnist. He is a graduate of the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus, April Batch 2014. Image credit: |Premium Times Nigeria| Recall that about some days ago, 5 Nigerian activists who wore 'Buhari must go' t-shirts to Sunday worship at Dunamis Gospel church, were arrested by the State Security Service (SSS) due to one reason or the other.
Today's Headlines: We've Not Stopped Nigerians From Using Twitter -FG, Jonathan Gets New Appointment
We Have Not Stopped Nigerians From Using Twitter -FG The Federal Government has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it has not stopped Nigerians from using social media platform, Twitter, adding that many Nigerians are still using it every day. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Federal Government said this in a counter-affidavit they deposed to in response to an originating motion filed by human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, which was obtained by The Punch on Thursday.
Apostle Johnson Suleman has insisted that miracle monies do exist – where Angels would send money to peoples’ bank accounts – but the 50-year-old says he doesn’t have any proof of how just that happens and has referred those who doubt to ask the holy spirit. The senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International revealed that the holy spirit had instructed him not to go to court and that he will not disobey the holy spirit, adding “I’ll beg the public to please refrain from abusing the Angels that sent the money to those that were in need”.
Mr Inibehe Effiong, a lawyer and human rights activist, on Friday blasted the State Security Services (SSS) for involving itself in the drama between Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and her ex-lover and politician Prince Joseph Kpokpogri. In a statement on Twitter, Mr Effiong wondered how the matter concerned the SSS, adding that the agency “continues to make itself an object of ridicule”.
Barrister Inibehe Effiong while speaking on 'The Morning Show' a live program aired on Arise Tv earlier this morning stated that President Muhammadu Buhari have not spoken to the bandits, Insurgents and kidnappers largely found in the Northeast and Northwest region of the country in the language they understand.
Information from a popular Akwa Ibom lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, confirms that the University of Uyo expelled a final year student by name, Iniobong Isang Ekpo, for allegedly abusing the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Facebook. The student had made a post about the governor on his Facebook timeline with username, Afrosix Jaara.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that the suspension of Twitter by the Federal Government is not an infringement on the rights of Nigerians. Mr Malami said this at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, in a counter affidavit in response to an originating motion filed by Mr Inibehe Effiong, one of the human rights lawyers in the country.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday downloaded Virtual Private Network to access his Twitter account and deactivate it, even though he issued a warning to Nigerians still using Twitter. Malami posted a screenshot of his deactivated Twitter account on Facebook.However, the screenshot that was shared by the minister showed that Malami had accessed his Twitter account with the aid of a VPN.
Kubiat Akpan: Lawyer accuses police of lying against the dead, says aged parents ‘weeping endlessly’
A statement released by the police in Akwa Ibom state explaining the circumstances behind the death of Kubiat Isaac Akpan has made things worse for the deceased family, the lawyer representing the family has said. Kubiat, a fresh graduate of Architecture from the University of Uyo and prospective National Youth Service Corps member, died in police custody.
We Didn’t Shoot Sowore – Abuja Police The Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Police Command has denied shooting former presidential candidate and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore. The Police in a statement on Monday in which it reacted to earlier reports that Sowore was shot by a security operative during a protest at the Unity Fountain in Abuja said nothing like that happened.
Photo Credit: Google Recall that the Federal Government had on June 4, 2021, suspended Twitter barely two days after the social media platform deleted a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari. On Friday, 23rd of July, 2021 Punch Newspaper reported that The Federal Government has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it has not stopped Nigerians from using social media platform, Twitter, adding that many Nigerians are still using it every day.
FG Should Leave Twitter Alone It's Not Responsible For Lekki Massacre, Nor Herdsmen Killings-Effiong
The federal government of Nigeria claimed Twitter has caused a lot of harm than good in Nigeria, especially during the EndSars protest. This led to the banning of Twitter by the Nigerian government, and since then, the app has not been unbanned. A lawyer and human right activist known as Inibehe Effiong has said what he has to say about government banning Twitter in Nigeria.
Governor Udom Emmanuel and Akwa Ibom State University have been under intense criticism from both friends and allies for expelling Mr iniobong Ekpo, a final year student of Akwa Ibom State University for allegedly insulting the Governor (visitor to the university), an action the management termed breach of Mr iniobong's matriculation oath.
Omoyele Sowore, a well-known campaigner for the ouster of President Buhari, has said that the DSS has barred a lawyer from seeing the five people arrested for wearing the #BuhariMustGo Tshirts during the Church Service. In a statement, Sowore said the DSS had barred the lawyers representing the detainees from hearing their statements.
A man has asked a court to force a member of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly to pay him N100 million as compensation for his illegal detention. Promise Etete, 19, said Hon Uduak Odudoh was the reason he was arrested and detained and later charged with threat to life and defamation of character.
Following the June 2021 twitter ban in the country which led to a nationwide protest, human rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong filed a suit challenging the suspension of the social media site in Nigeria. In suit marked FHC/L/CS/542/2021, pleaded with the court to order a perpetual injunction refraining the federal government from suspending or banning the operation and accessibility of Twitter in Nigeria because the act violated his human rights.
Mr Israel Balogun who debunked Pastor Suleiman's miracle money claims has been detained by the police in Abuja. His lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, a human rights activist said Mr Balogun went to the Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) following an invitation by the Nigeria Police Force.