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Is El-Rufai out for blood? Police re-arrest Audu Maikori 2 days after his collapse and release from the hospital #FreeAudu

Under Nigerian criminal law and procedure, when a criminal defendant is arrested and released on bail, you typically do not have the police rearresting such a defendant unless the defendant has violated bail conditions. Typical bail conditions are to show up for all court appearances, abide by all bail conditions, and do not commit any other crimes. It is, therefore, odd …

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Breaking news: Police arrest Lawyer Audu Maikori for unintentional publishing of fake news #FreeAudu

Audu Maikori, a respected lawyer, and entertainment industry veteran has been arrested for the unintentional publishing of fake news. Last month Maikori, the President of Chocolate City Group, tweeted that five students of the College of Education, Gidan-Waya, in Kaduna, were killed by armed Fulani herdsmen. After his tweets,  members of the public and the school challenged his statements calling …

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2Face issues apology for canceling protest

2Face has issued an official press statement, in addition to his previously released video, apologizing for canceling his planned protest, and why he had to. Read the statement: “On behalf of Innocent “2Baba” Idibia, we would like to apologize to the fans, colleagues and everyday Nigerians who feel let down by the cancellation of this protest. 2Baba’s aim was to …

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Why 2Face made the right call in canceling the planned protest of February 6, 2017

Amidst threats of violence, and the Lagos and Abuja state governments’ lack of assurance that they would provide security to protect protesters at the much-publicized protests of February 6, 2017, in Abuja and Lagos, 2Face made the right call to cancel his planned protests. As you all know by now, Nigerian/African music icon Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2Face …