SERAP TAKES FG, CROSS RIVER GOVT TO ECOWAS COURT OVER TRIAL OF AGBA JALINGO

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the government of Nigeria and Cross River state government of governor Ben Ayade to ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja “over the prolonged, arbitrary detention; unfair prosecution; persecution, and sham trial of journalist Agba Jalingo.” Jalingo, who Read More …

AYADE, WHO ACCUSED ACCUSED AGBA JALINGO OF TERRORISM, DISTANCES HIMSELF FROM HIS ORDEAL

Cross River State Governor, Benedict Ayade (left) and President Muhammadu Buhari after a meeting with the President at the State House, Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILLIP OJISUA Cross River State Governor, Benedict Ayade, has distanced himself from the plight of Agba Jalingo, who has been held by Read More …

ATIKU INTERVENES ON AGBA JALNGO’S CONTINUED DETENTION OVER TERRORISM, TREASONABLE FELONY CHARGE

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is in touch with the parties involved in the months-long detention of journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo. Segun Showunmi, Atiku’s spokesperson gave the hint in a post on his official Twitter handle: @SegunShowunmi on Saturday. The former Vice President’s Read More …

POLICE ARREST JOURNALISTS FOR TAKING PICS OF AGBA JALINGO, THEIR COLLEAGUE CHARGED WITH PLOTTING TO OVERTHROW AYADE’S GOVERNMENT

Two photojournalists, Mr Leo Ashiebe and Mr Patrick Obia, have been detained by the Police in Cross River State for taking photos during ongoing trial of detained journalist, Agba Jalingo. The trial of Jalingo was yet to begin when the photojournalists were taking photos of Read More …

JOURNALISTS, OTHRS BARRED FROM AGBA JALINGO’S SECRET TRIAL FOR PLANNING TO OVERTHROW CROSS RIVER GOVERNOR

The “secret trial” of a journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo, began yesterday in Calabar with journalists, lawyers and others allegedly locked out. The publisher, who is believed to be incarcerated by Governor Ben Ayade, is facing charges bordering on conspiracy, terrorism, treasonable felony Read More …