#EndSARS: Orji Kalu hails I-G for respecting opinion of Nigerians

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has commended the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu for respecting the wishes of Nigerians on the recent call to dissolve the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by Orji Kalu Media Office on …

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Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s fifth memorial service[PICTURES]

Pictures from late Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s fifth memorial service in Amassoma community, weekend. The former Bayelsa State governor, Alamieyeseigha, died in 2015, at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State. He was born on November 16, 1952 in Amassoma, Ogboin North Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. Late Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s widow, Margaret(left); Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State(right) …

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DSS denies arresting #EndSARS protesters

By Soni Daniel Abuja— The Department of State Services, DSS, has washed its hands of claims by some activists that its men were picking up and detaining #EndSARS protesters. Some activists had posted trending tweets that a particular protester called Harunzy had been taken into the DSS custody for daring to post a video of …

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Senate President Hails Buhari for dissolving SARS

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator  Ahmad Lawan, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for dissolving the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. Lawan said that with this,  Buhari has listened  to the voice of the Nigerian people over their dissatisfaction with the operations of …

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When you serve with heart, might people respond, Buhari congratulates Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State. By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Abuja— President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, congratulated Governor Rotimi Akeredolu(SAN) of Ondo State on his re-election for another four-year term, noting that when a leader serves the people with heart and might, the people respond in like manner. President Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement …

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Indictment: Dasuki appeals ruling of Justice Abang on Metuh

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to quash his indictment contained in the February 25, 2020 judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja which convicted an ex-National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh on money laundering offences. …

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#ENDSARS Protest: Soun of Ogbomoso speaks on attack

Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Jimoh Oladunni  Oyewunmi has reacted to the attack in Ogbomosho. Speaking on behalf of the monarch, his  Secretary, Mr Toyin Ajamu, said, “We had been trying to appease the protesters since morning. The protesters, who introduced themselves as students, came to the palace on Saturday and we …

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Atiku hails disbandment of SARS

Atiku Abubakar Salutes resilience of Nigerian youths By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday paid tribute to Nigerian youths for their resilience in exerting pressure on the police authorities to disband the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, in response to public agitations to end abuses by that of the Nigerian Police …

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Akeredolu’s re-election, proof of APC’s popularity – Abiru

Rotimi Akeredolu By Olasunkanmi Akoni The candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, for senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has congratulated Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa on their re-election in Saturday’s governorship poll. Abiru, a former Commissioner of Finance in Lagos State, said, Akeredolu’s re-election “is …

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Why fashion industry is underrated – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says in spite of annual revenue of about N2 trillion, the fashion industry in Nigeria is underrated due to lack of  adequate information about the sector. The minister stated this on Sunday in Lagos when he declared open a fashion exhibition entitled: ‘Cycles of Fashion’. …

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Gbajabiamila hails Buhari, IGP for dissolving SARS

Promises Police Reform By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for yielding to the demand of Nigerians to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Gbajabiamila reacted through a statement by his spokesman, Lanre Lasisi. The Speaker also commended “Nigerians, particularly the millions …

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#EndSARS: Evil people ascribing fake news to me, Buhari’s media aide cries out

Femi Adesina Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has accused an online newspaper of ascribing fake stories to him. Adesina, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said that the fake stories were meant to cause disaffection among people. ”An online newspaper has published that President Muhammadu Buhari was to have scrapped the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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Gov Abiodun orders release of #EndSARS protesters

Gover Dapo Abiodun James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta As an act of magnanimity, the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has directed the unconditional release of the youths arrested by the police during Saturday’s #EndSARS protest in the state. During the protest, the youths had destroyed police property and injured some police officers. They had also …

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‘Youths’ movement to drive #EndSARS, beginning of needed reform’

Says ‘This is a win-win for everyone’ The Voice of Nigeria Youths, VONY, has commended the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, for dissolving the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where they hitherto existed. According to the group, “IGP Adamu has proven to …

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First tenure accomplishments earned Akeredolu second term – Orji Kalu

Orji Kalu Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has congratulated Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu over his victory in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State. Kalu, in a congratulatory message to the re-elected governor, commended the people of Ondo State for their support to the governor and the All Progressives Congress (APC). While …

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UPDATED: Gunmen kill many, injure others in Kaduna villages

…killers flee from superior fire power – Govt …Condoled people of Kadai, Kidandan By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Many people were confirmed dead and others injured following an attack by unknown gunmen at Kidandan and Kadai village in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state. According to survivors, the attackers came in numbers wielding dangerous weapons and attacked …

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#EndSARS: Evil people ascribing fake news to me, Buhari’s media aide cries out

Femi Adesina Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has accused an online newspaper of ascribing fake stories to him. Adesina, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said that the fake stories were meant to cause disaffection among people. ”An online newspaper has published that President Muhammadu Buhari was to have scrapped the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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I will support my father if he runs for 2023 Presidency – Atiku’s daughter

Atiku Abubakar GCON …Urges action on a new Nigeria By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Hauwa Atiku Uwais, daughter of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to support the aspiration of her father “if and when” he declares interest to run for the office of the President of Nigeria again. Hauwa stated …

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Sacked Kano Commissioner reacts to Yakasai’s suspension

By Bashir Bello KANO – The sacked Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Mua’zu Magaji has reacted to the suspension of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, Special Adviser on Media to Governor Ganduje over his unguarded utterances to the person of President Muhammadu Buhari. Magaji in a post on his Facebook timeline on Sunday said he was …

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Gunmen kill 12, injure 7 in Kaduna village

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Twelve people were confirmed dead and seven injured following an attack by unknown gunmen at Kidandan and Kadai village in GIWA local government area of Kaduna state. According to survivors, the attackers came in numbers wielding dangerous weapons and attacked Kidandan on Friday. “They killed three and wounded 4. On Saturday night …

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