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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),...
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday announced February 18, 2023 as the date for the 2023 presidential election. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, who officially announced this in Abuja on at the inauguration of the House of Representatives Committee on 1999 Constitution Review, said there are just about 854 days left...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as a national commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The opposition party described the action as a highly...
The #EndSARS protest Monday turned violent in part of Lagos State as the demonstration consumed the life of a police inspector and a bystander, leaving two other officers critically Injured. Confirming the development, Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, explained that some armed protesters laid siege on...
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, Tuesday yielded more grounds to the yearnings of the #EndSARS protesters by officially replacing Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with a new team called Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). The new team is expected to fill the gaps arising from the dissolution of the...
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...
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, on his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for another four-year term. This was coming as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it would study the results of October 10 governorship election in Ondo State...
The just concluded Ondo Governorship Election result that handed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu a second term in office saw him outrightly winning a whooping 15 out of 18 local government areas in the state. According to the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC's, Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Idowu Olayinka, Akeredolu...
Incumbent Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is leading his opponent, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with 58,720 votes. Akeredolu's lead is premises on results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in 15 Local Governments. While only three Local Governments are...