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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
A meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Police Force and other stakeholders had agreed to meet the demands of the #EndSARS protesters which included halting use of force against demonstrators and unconditional release of arrested Nigerians. The meeting affirmed and described the five-point demands of the protesters and the #EndSARS...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Monday showed class and identified with #EndSARS protesters. Sanwo-Olu, who declared that he was addressing the demonstrators not just as a governor, but as a father, brother and son, explained that the safety of everyone involved in peaceful protests across Lagos was important. https://echotitbits.com/serap-condemns-buhari-demands-end-to-criminalising-peaceful-protesters-in-nigeria/ He added that...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has on Tuesday approved the five-point, otherwise known as 5for5 demand of youths who have been protesting extortion, extra-judicial killings and brutality perpetrated by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), especiay it's notoriously perceived tactical unit, the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). The approval was made...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is the first step to extensive police reforms by his administration. Speaking at the launch of the Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES), aimed at creating 774,000 jobs across the Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the...
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for listening to calls to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). House Speaker Gbajabiamila said in a statement that the dissolution was a necessary response by the government to the outcry arising from multiple documented excesses of...
Nigeria's President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the courageous decision to dissolve the notoriously perceived Special Anti Robbery (SARS) squad, a tactical unit in the nation's police. The Senate President said the government has shown themselves as responsive to the feelings of the...
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the disbandment of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. This is coming after about a 5day straight nationwide protest by angry Nigerian youths, which has now finally forced the IGP to bow to the demands of the...
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday assured that the Federal Government would increase manpower and improve training to meet the changing dynamics of security in the country, Nigeria is passing through a time of great need for cohesion, peace and unity. The President expressed full confidence in the ability of the Nigerian...
Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his 2021 budget proposal recently presented to the National Assembly. Atiku, in a statement on Saturday titled: "The 2021 Budget Proposal Contravenes The Fiscal Responsibility Act," charged the...
An old video of a passer-by, who spotting some SARS officers harass some Nigerian Youths, halted his vehicle and demanded explanation on why the agents wanted to search their car, is trending online. READ ALSO https://echotitbits.com/lagos-police-command-says-opebi-shooting-has-nothing-to-do-with-endsars-protest/ The prompt intervention of the un-identified man stopped the notorious SARS officials from taking the youths...