#EndSARS: Anambra lawmaker calls for total reform of police

By Nnamdi Ojiego Following the demand by protesting Nigerian youths for an end to police brutality, the member representing Nnewi North constituency in Anambra State House of Assembly, Smart Okafor, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to begin a total and thorough reform of the Nigeria Police Force. Rising under Matter of Urgent Public Importance, Okafor …

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NAS tasks youths on skills, empowers 10

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— The National Associations of Seadogs, NAS, has tasked youths on the need to acquires skills in order to end the challenges of unemployment. This was just as the body empowered over 10 persons in Rivers State with seed money to commence different skills acquisition programmes. The President of NAS, Barakuda …

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#ENDSARS: FIDA calls for end to police brutality

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria has joined in speaking out against the Police brutality, abuse and infringement of human rights, which has led to the #EndSARS and #EndSWAT protests across the country. In a statement by Rhoda Prevail Tyoden, Country Vice President/National President, and Eliana Martins National Publicity Secretary, FIDA expressed shock …

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Otunba Runsewe loses mum

By Osa Amadi Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has announced the transition of his mother, Mrs. Felicia Adesola Runsewe (nee Adesmosun) aged 94years. Late Mrs. Felicia Runsewe, fondly called “Mama Kaduna” lived and worked in Kaduna State as a prosperous businesswoman for about 60 years before retiring to …

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Otunba Runsewe losses mum

By Osa Amadi Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has announced the transition of his mother, Mrs. Felicia Adesola Runsewe (nee Adesmosun) aged 94years. Late Mrs. Felicia Runsewe, fondly called “Mama Kaduna” lived and worked in Kaduna State as a prosperous businesswoman for about 60 years before retiring to …

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In pictures, condolence visit at late Revd Tola Oyediran’s residence

A condolence register has been opened at the resident of the late Revd Tola Oyediran, eldest daughter of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo who died 16th October 2020. From left: Bishop of Ibadan Diocese of the Anglican communion, Bishop Joseph Akinfenwa; Husband of deceased, Emeritus Prof Kayode Oyediran; Mrs Gloriastene Agboola and wife of Bishop …

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Breaking: Finally, Aisha voices out, tells Buhari, service chiefs to save the people

By Nwafor Sunday As #ENDSARS protests linger in Nigeria, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, Saturday called on his husband and service chiefs to save the people. Disclosing this via her verified twitter handle, the beauty therapist, wrote: ‘#Achechijamaa’, which translates to ‘rescue the people’. She tweeted a video of her husband with …

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums attack protesters in Osogbo again

Shina Abubakar, Osogbo In a bid to frustrate protesters agitating against police brutality in Osogbo, some suspected hoodlums on Saturday stormed the Olaiya junction, venue of the protest and attack some of the protesters. The attack, which occurred around 9 am when the protesters were just gathering to commenced their daily activities, leading to panic …

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Sack of Service Chiefs will demoralize armed forces — CSOs

President Buhari receives Service Chiefs in Salah BY Gabriel Olawale A conglomerate of sixteen Civil Society Organizations yesterday described the call by a fraction of the Northern Elders and some politicians for the sack of Service Chiefs as an attempt at demoralizing the nation’s armed forces and its leadership who are currently engaged in tackling series …

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ENDSARS: An oppressed generation’s Alibi for freedom

By Victor Arjiromanus Perhaps, United States 35th president, John F. Kennedy was first to state that; ‘the great struggle in the history of man, past, present and future, is the struggle of those determined to be free.’ But, he, nor those before his lifetime and until now, ever witnessed such a determination which is being portrayed …

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#ENDSARS: ADC’s Mabel Oboh calls for retraining of policemen

Mabel Oboh The ADC’s candidate in the just-concluded Edo governorship elections, Mabel Oboh, has said men of the Nigeria Police Force needed proper training, given the #ENDSARS protests currently rocking the federation. She added her voice to the growing chorus of support for the peaceful protests calling for a total restructuring of the Police to put …

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Sack of Service Chiefs will demoralize nation’s armed forces — CSOs

By Gabriel Olawale A conglomerate of sixteen Civil Society Organizations on Saturday described the call by a fraction of the Northern Elders and some politicians for the sack of Service Chiefs as an attempt at demoralizing the nation’s armed forces and its leadership who are currently engaged in tackling series of insurgencies and internal security challenges. …

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Group takes Water Sanitation and Hygiene to motor park, market

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo To commemorate the 2020 Global Handwashing Day, Center for Media Advocacy for Mother and Child (CAMAC),  has taken it’s Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), campaign to Kantin Kwari Market and Motor Park in Kaduna. CAMAC, also donated hand washing materials such as soaps, bucket, dustbin, detergent and disinfectant to the motor park and …

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Fashola okays reopening of Eko, Marine Bridges Monday

To commence immediate work on Alaka Bridge Hails residents for patience, understanding By Olasunkanmi Akoni Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, on Saturday, directed that both Eko and Marine Bridges in Lagos should be reopened to traffic on Monday, October 19, 2020. According to Fashola the approval for the reopening of the completed …

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#EndSARS: Gov Abiodun sets up panel to investigate police brutality

Gover Dapo Abiodun James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta Following the resolution of the National Economic Council (NEC) at a meeting held last Thursday, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has constituted a Judicial Panel of Investigation on alleged cases of police brutalities against citizens of the State, with Justice Solomon Olugbemi (retired) as the Chairman. The …

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#EndSARS: Our website not hacked — Edo government

By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City The Edo State Government has debunked news making the rounds that its official website has been hacked and sensitive documents on the website leaked by the hackers. There have been social media report that some hackers capitalizing on the endSARS protests have been compromising the website of institutions and …

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We won’t compromise safety of railway communities — Amaechi

Slates January 1st, 2021 for commissioning of Lagos-Ibadan rail line By Dirisu Yakubu – Lagos Minister of Transportation, Hon Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday, reiterated the need to engage residents of communities along the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor to create enough under and overpasses as a means of preventing accidents following the level of progress of work on …

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Police Brutality: Delta sets up Judicial Panel of Enquiry

Delta State Government has constituted an eight-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state. A statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, in Asaba, said that the panel, as approved by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, would receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or …

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu visits family of victim killed by police in Sululere protest

As police arrest lady protester who killed 2 people at Alagbado area By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, paid a condolence visit to the family of the man, Okechukwu Iloamuazor, 55, who was killed by police during the #EndSARS protest in Surulere area of the state. Recall that the deceased, …

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