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CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER END SARS PROTESTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations and Good governance has expressed concern over the continuous protests by #ENDSARS across the Country. Addressing newsmen, the Convener of the Coalition, Comrade Olayemi Success stressed that many Nigerians had lost man-hours due to the roadblocks caused by the protests in most major cities. …

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CONSTITUTES AN 11-MAN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIVE PANEL TO LOOK INTO ALLEGATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS LEVELLED AGAINST SARS, OTHER UNITS OF POLICE FORCE

  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has constituted an 11-man Independent Investigative Panel to look into allegations of human rights violations leveled against the operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigeria Police Force. NHRC Executive Secretary, Mr. Tony Ojukwu revealed this in …

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LEADER OF COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS, MR, OLAYEMI SUCCESS CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA POLICE AND OTHER SECURITY AGENCIES

The Leader and convener of the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations Comrade Olayemi Success made the call on the occasion of solidarity march in support of Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies in Abuja. Comrade Success said the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu in display of his …

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NIGERIA POLICE FORCE SAYS OF THE NOW-DEFUNCT SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS) WILL BE A PART OF NEWLY CONSTITUTED SPECIAL WEAPONS AND TACTICS(SWAT) TEAM

The police have said that no member of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) will be a part of the newly constituted Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. This was disclosed in a statement via twitter by the police spokesman Mr. frank Mba. Following a very intense protest that has …

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MINISTER OF INTERIOR SIGNS DEPORTATION OF TEN EGYPTIANS, SEVEN SRI-LANKANS, AND TWO INDIANS

The Minister of Interior Oregbeni Rauf Agbesola has signed the deportation order of one Mr. Ali Mahamat Taher to France and one Mr. Kasinathan Ramasamy to India. According to a statement by the deputy comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service Mr. Sunday James, the deportees were found to be involved …

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MNJTF RESCUES HOSTAGES FROM BOKO HARAM AND ISWAP CAMPS IN LAKE CHAD

The Multinational Joint Taskforce has rescued women and children kept captives by BOKO HARAM and ISWAP camps. Chief of Military Public Information, Colonel Mohammed Dole said the troops acted on credible information and the location of the insurgents. According to him, the troops of Section 2 Chad of the Multinational …

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FCTA COMMENCES DEMOLITION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN RUGA COMMUNITY

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the removal of about 2, 400 shanties posing a security threat in the Ruga community along the railway corridor of Abuja. Director, FCT Department of Development Control, Mr. Mukhtar Galadima who stated this at the scene of demolition in Abuja, said the move …

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KOGI STATE GOVERNOR OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO VICTIMS OF TANKER ACCIDENT

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has expressed shock over the unfortunate fatal tanker explosion which took place in the early hours of today in the Lokoja metropolis.   While expressing his deepest condolences to the family of those affected by the ugly occurrence, the governor expressed sadness …

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ASSENTS NIGERIA POLICE BILL

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020 into law. The President communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly, through the Clerk of the legislature. The Act repeals the Police Act Cap.  Laws of the Federation, 2004, and provides for a more effective and well …

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ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA RECORDS MORE SUCCESSES IN ACTIVITIES OF ARMED BANDITS AND CRIMINAL ELEMENTS IN THE NATION

The armed forces of Nigeria have continued the aggressive clearance operations in the North-West, North East, North Central, and South South zones of the country as a downward trend in the activities of armed bandits and criminal elements in the zone has been recorded. This was disclosed by the Defence …

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