Political activist, Deji Adeyanju arrested in Abuja

Political activist and convener of the Concerned Nigerians Group, Deji Adeyanju was on Wednesday arrested in Abuja during a protest to demand that the Nigeria Police Force remain neutral in the forthcoming 2019 elections.

According to a statement released by the Nigerian Police, “Deji Adeyanju, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams contravene the law and were arrested for Criminal Conspiracy, Joint Act, defamation of character, public nuisance, disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant, disturbance of public peace, inciting public disturbance, threat to public security and safety, criminal defamatory and derogatory conduct against constituent authority and breach of law and order under sections 96, 113, 114, 152, 183 and 391 of Penal Code law. They are already arraigned in court in Abuja for prosecution.”

Nigerians are reacting to the arrest with the hashtag #FreeDejiNow:

President Buhari reduces the cost of JAMB, NECO forms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reduction of the cost of forms of Joint Admissions Matriculation’s Board’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (JAMB UTME), National Examination Council’s Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (NECO SSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made this known after the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja on Wednesday.

Errr, how does one deal with this kind of thief?

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