• Fani-Kayode releases statement following his release from detention

    Fani-Kayode releases statement following his release from detention

    Chief Femi Fani-Kayode who has been in detention since May 9, 2016, finally regained freedom today, Friday, July 15, 2016, after fulfilling his bail conditions. In a statement released by the former Minister of Aviation, he said his trial and detention were all politically motivated but that he would not be broken. While expressing thanks to all those who stood by him in his trying times, he reiterated his innocence while stating his readiness to stand trial and vigorously defend […]

  • Police release seven-year-old boy from detention

    Police release seven-year-old boy from detention

    After a long-drawn battle from a civil right organisation and pressure from the media, police in Enugu State Police yesterday released seven-year-old Chibuike Oramalu accused of accidentally killing somebody with a gun.

    Chibuike spent nearly two months in detention, in what the state Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Ojukwu, described as “protective custody”.

    The primary 2 pupil of Carmelite Nursery and Primary School, Nike Avenue, GRA, Enugu, who was put in police custody since May 30, was released to his mother, Mrs. Nwakaego […]