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Ifeanyi Ubah’s detention: Nnewi Sports Club Protest continued detention

More protests have continued to greet the continued incarceration of the chairman of the Capital Oil and Gas Industries Ltd, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, who has been in the detention cell of the Department of State Services (DSS) since May 6. Some of the protesting groups insist that the refusal of the DSS to release Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, even at the instance of competent court is a threat to the country’s nascent democracy and a breach of the fundamental human right as enshrined in the constitution of the federation of Nigeria, 1999 as amended.           The groups were of the opinion that since what the capital oil boss is being accused of is a bailable offence, the body should release him and give room for negotiation, or rather charge him to court.           One of the groups under the aegis of Nnewi Sports Club, which protested the detention of Ifeanyi Ubah on Friday at Nnewi, tasked the DSS to do the needful and release Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah as ordered by the Lagos High Court pre