Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tag "Lekan Fatodu"

    Lekan Fatodu donates website to Lagos APC

Lekan Fatodu donates website to Lagos APC

Lekan Fatodu, journalist and PR consultant, has donated a website to the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking during the presentation, Fatodu said the website will help to prevent the spread of false information by "shady individuals"."Being a communication expert and a committed party member, it has become a duty for me to step in to help fill [...]

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    Lekan Fatodu files N100m suit against Sowore

Lekan Fatodu files N100m suit against Sowore

Lekan Fatodu, journalist and public relations consultant, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Sowore Omoyele, publisher of Sahara Reporters.Fatodu is claiming N100 million in damages in the lawsuit filed at an Ikeja high court.Defendants named in the suit include Sowore Omoyele, Sahara Reporters Media Foundation and the online publication Sahara Reporters.He accused the online medium of causing “serious damage” to [...]

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    An encounter with VP Osinbajo

An encounter with VP Osinbajo

Some days ago I stumbled on an amusing and similarly bemusing headline - “Acting President Osinbajo is not a ‘Nigerian”. It was a brief but interesting piece written by a lecturer, Dr. Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri, who after watching on live TV, the gracious manner with which the Vice President Osinbajo (then acting president conducting the affairs of the nation while President [...]

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    Fatodu: I will meet Sowore in court… I have evidence of blackmail

Fatodu: I will meet Sowore in court… I have evidence of blackmail

Lekan Fatodu, the UK-based journalist who accused Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, of criminal defamation, says he has nothing personal against him but they must meet in court.He described the owner of the news website as his friend of over 20 years.Fatodu said he got a contract from the office of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), which [...]

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    Sowore: I was never arrested, it was ‘two fighting’

Sowore: I was never arrested, it was ‘two fighting’

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says he was never arrested by the police.Lekan Fatodu, a UK-based journalist, had claimed to have arrested Sowore for "blackmailing and criminally defaming" him.Both men were at the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police in Lagos on Wednesday, and Sowore was later transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti.But speaking [...]

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    Police release Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters

Police release Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, has been released from police custody.He was arrested in Ikeja on Wednesday afternoon, and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti.Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had facilitated Sowore’s arrest over alleged criminal defamation and blackmail.A source told TheCable that the publisher of the whistleblowing website was released late Wednesday, but told to [...]

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    Sowore, Sahara Reporters publisher, arrested in Lagos

Sowore, Sahara Reporters publisher, arrested in Lagos

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Lagos.He was arrested in Ikeja and taken to the office of Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police.Lekan Fatodu, a journalist, had announced the development on Twitter, saying he facilitated Sowore’s arrest for “criminal defamation and blackmail”.“I just got Sowore Omoyele of Saharareporters [...]

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