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Gov. Wike oversteps his authority, violates citizens constitutional right to peaceful protests by banning all #Endsars protests

Governor Nyesom Wike has banned all forms of protests in Rivers State. The governor specifically said all proposed protests by #EndSARS campaigners have been prohibited. Wike’s directive was contained in a statement on Monday night by his Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim. He explained that there was no need for any form of […]

Video: Buhari’s address to Nigerians on #Endsars

  The disbanding of SARS is only the first step in our commitment to extensive police reforms in order to ensure that the primary duty of the police and other law enforcement agencies remains the protection of lives and livelihood of our people. pic.twitter.com/XjQMSr3jlm — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) October 12, 2020

Atiku visits Babangida in Minna

By Laleye Dipo Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday paid a visit to former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Bsbngida at his Minna residence. Alhaji Abubakar arrived Minna Imternational Airport at about 12.30pm and was received by ex governor of Niger state Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu. The duo drove in a black Mercedes Benz […]

Ekiti Amotekun Nabs Suspected Kidnapper in Military Uniform

By Victor Ogunje The operatives of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps, have apprehended a suspected kidnapper in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/ Osi local government area of the state. The Amotekun corps commander, Brig. Gen Joe Komolafe (rtd) told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Monday that the suspect who dressed in a military uniform was arrested […]

Lawan Meets ASUU Leadership over Strike

Ahmad Lawan By Deji Elumoye The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, is currently meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) over the lingering strike embarked upon by the union over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, is leading the union’s […]

WTO: Buhari, Okonjo-Iweala meet in Aso Rock

The President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are currently meeting at the State House Abuja. Okonjo-Iweala, who is one of the two remaining contenders for the office of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, was accompanied to the meeting by Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo; Minister of State, […]

#EndSARS Protesters Shut down Lekki Tollgate, Major Roads in Lagos

As citywide protests continue By Chiemelie Ezeobi Hundreds of #EndSARS protesters monday converged on the grounds of the ever busy Lekki Tollgate and halted vehicular movement. The protesters, who started converging as early as 6am, doubled in size at about 8am before they could form a human blockade of the toll gate. Chanting protest songs, […]

#EndSARS: Buhari Promises Extensive Police Reforms

Muhammadu Buhari *Says disbandment of SARS is first step *Assures Nigerians that operatives responsible for wrongful acts will be brought to justice President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is the first step to extensive police reforms by his administration. The President’s remarks is coming a day after […]

Tension in Niger Town over Attack on Police Station

By Laleye Dipo There is tension in Kagara town, headquarters of Rafi local Government area of Niger state, following Monday morning invasion of a police station in the town. Some people believed to be vigilantes were reported to have stormed the police station during which some arms and ammunition were carted away The invaders were […]

It’s End of an Era for Mimiko as Akeredolu Triumphs in Ondo

Nseobong Okon-Ekong and James Sowole write that Goveror Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State would still have been re-elected even if his two major opponents, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party and Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi of Zenith Labour Party had joined forces against him. Their combined votes was not enough to stop […]

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