2023: “I won’t remove petrol subsidy, but I’ll ensure refineries work if elected” – Sowore

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, says he will not remove the costly petrol subsidy if elected president. Sowore spoke on a television programme on Tuesday. The contentious issue of the removal of fuel subsidy has been a source of concern for oil and gas stakeholders, who argue that it is negatively impacting profitability in the sector and the country’s overall revenue. Recall that this year, the Federal Government has projected to spend N4 trillion on the subsidy, despite calls for its removal. Speaking on…

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State of the Nation: “Nigeria must address anomalies in its democratic space, governance” – Sowore

…Says has not delivered democracy to its people The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has once again emphasised the need for a revolution in Nigeria, aimed at addressing the anomalies in the country’s democratic space and governance. Sowore, who made the remark while featuring as a guest on Liberty TV programme “Democracy in Practice”, lamented that despite over two decades of civilian democracy, inequalities in the distribution of power and resources have continued to impact the people’s right to equal protection and due process. This…

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Breaking! Suspected IPOB members arrested at Abuja Federal High Court

…Sowore also allegedly arrested …Trial postponed Some suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), were arrested by the Police on Monday as they converged on the Federal High Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), for their leaders, Nnamdi Kanu’s trial. According to reports, some of them wore Jewish apparel and were chanting slogans in support of Kanu and demanding his freedom. There was a commotion as the Police tried to disperse members of the group. Some of them were subsequently arrested while others fled. The Police…

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Cross-over protest: Court remands Sowore, 4 others in Kuje Prison

Publisher of on-line platform, SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, and four others have been remanded at the Kuje Correctional Center, Abuja, by a magistrate court pending the hearing and determination of their bail applications in their alleged public disturbance trial. The Chief Magistrate Marble Segun-Bello, of Wuse Zone 2 Magistrate Court, Abuja, made the remand order shortly after the defendants were arraigned before her for allegedly embarking on a protest over the 2021 crossover celebration. The federal government had on Monday arraigned them on a 3-count charge of Criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly…

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