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The ongoing #EndSARS movement has assumed a violent dimension in Edo State as people posing as protesters attacked facilities of Nigeria Police Force. The protesters were accused of security facilities at Ugbekun Police Station, Oba Market Police Station and Idogbo Police Post in Benin, Edo State capital. Describing the incident as...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests across the state. The Sanwo-Olu administration issued the directive through Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, describing the safety of the...
In his usual heart-led leadership qualities, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Monday again appealed to the youths demonstrating against police brutality in the state to leave the roads and embrace the dialogue for the resolution of their agitations. Sanwo-Olu said his administration has shown sincerity and willingness to address all...
The Edo State Government has announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew across the state with effect from 4:00 pm, October 19, 2020. till further notice. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie , announced the curfew, which he said is indefinite. According to the SSG, the imposition of...
Police officers have fired teargas at #EndSARS protesters in Abuja, the nation's capital. The #EndSARS protesters who have been on the streets for about two weeks now were intercepted by the security agents at the John Kennedy Street as they attempt to march through the back gate of the Presidential...
The 7-member Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution to probe accusations of brutality and human rights violations leveled against the now disbanded police tactical unit, Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has been sworn-in on Monday at the State House, Marina, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the swearing in...
Nigerian Army weekend decided to 'soro soke,' saying the newly-launched Exercise Crocodile Smile VI has nothing to do with the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country. The Army, in a statement by its Acting Director, Public Relations, Sagir Musa, described the exercise as a yearly event set out to train...
  State sets up forensic lab for police investigations Allocate ₦50m as start up funds for victims compensation Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Friday appointed Justice Solomon Olugbemi (retired) as Chairman of the Judicial Panel of Investigation on alleged cases of Police brutalities against citizens of the State. The...
• Increases Youth Representation To Two Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, received in audience, Justice Doris Okuwobi (rtd), chairman of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution set up to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed by operatives of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad...
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has been wiggling between the demands by the protesters to discountenance the creation of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and the necessity for the immediate establishment of the new team to fill voids created by the dissolution of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),...