#EndSARS: Reps Summons IGP Over Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings

  The House of Representatives has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Adamu Mohammed to appear before its joint committee on justice, human rights, police affairs. IGP Mohammed is to appear before the committee over allegations bothering on police brutality and extra-judicial killings. Addressing a news conference in Abuja, the … Continue reading #EndSARS: Reps Summons IGP Over Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings

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14 #EndSARS Protesters Arrested In Ughelli Have Been Released, Says Gov Okowa

    Fourteen #EndSARS protesters arrested by the Police in Ughelli, Delta State in connection with the killing of a Police Corporal during the agitations have been released.  “In line with our commitment to meet all the legitimate requests of the #EndSARS protesters in Delta State,” Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa tweeted on Thursday, “all the protesters … Continue reading 14 #EndSARS Protesters Arrested In Ughelli Have Been Released, Says Gov Okowa

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FAAC Shares N639.9bn September 2020 Revenue To FG, States And LGs

  The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N639.901 billion September 2020 federation account revenue to the Federal, States, and Local Government Councils and agencies. This was announced after the physical meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) for the month of October held at the Federal Ministry of Finance … Continue reading FAAC Shares N639.9bn September 2020 Revenue To FG, States And LGs

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IGP Warns Police Officers Against Use Of Force On Peaceful Protesters

  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has warned all Police Officers across the country against the use of force on peaceful protesters. According to a communique by the police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the IGP noted that citizens have fundamental rights of freedom of expression, assembly, and movement which must always be upheld … Continue reading IGP Warns Police Officers Against Use Of Force On Peaceful Protesters

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Sanwo-Olu Sets Up Judicial Panel, Reveals Identity Of Officers Who Shot At Surulere Protesters

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, raised a seven-man Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed by operatives of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the State. The move is part of the steps being taken by the Lagos Government to address … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Sets Up Judicial Panel, Reveals Identity Of Officers Who Shot At Surulere Protesters

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NEC To Govs: Take Charge Of Police Tactical Units

  Rising from its monthly meeting the National Economic Council has directed the immediate establishment of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry across the country to receive and investigate complaints of Police brutality or related extrajudicial killings with a view to delivering justice for all victims of the dissolved SARS and other police units. The Council … Continue reading NEC To Govs: Take Charge Of Police Tactical Units

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In Areas Where F-SARS Are Effective, We Should Allow Them Work – Fayemi

  The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, says in places where F-SARS is effective, the people should allow them to work.  Mr. Fayemi in a skype interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today said while he supports the youths’ protest against police brutality and asking for a … Continue reading In Areas Where F-SARS Are Effective, We Should Allow Them Work – Fayemi

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EndSarsProtest : LBSL Denies Having Its Buses Used By Thugs, Suspend Operations

  Operators of the Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) say contrary to the narratives being circulated across social media, none of its buses was used by thugs to attack those protesting against the cruelty met at the hands of SARS operatives. According to a communique by the spokesman for LBSL, Afolabi Olawale, the bus was … Continue reading EndSarsProtest : LBSL Denies Having Its Buses Used By Thugs, Suspend Operations

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Stripe Acquires Nigeria’s Paystack

  American financial services giant Stripe has acquired Nigerian fintech startup Paystack to expand into the fast-growing online market in Africa, the companies said on Thursday. The acquisition, reportedly worth $200 million, further deepens the growing interests of fintech giants in the ever-expanding online commerce sector of Nigeria and Africa at large. ”In order to … Continue reading Stripe Acquires Nigeria’s Paystack

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Kwara Governor Leads #EndSARS Protesters To Police Headquarters

   As demonstrations against police brutality and extra-judicial killings continue across the country, Kwara State governor Abdulrahman  Abdulrazaq on Thursday joined a crowd of #EndSARS Protesters as they marched to the police headquarters in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. Governor AbdulRazaq marched with the youths after addressing them and assuring them of his support. He … Continue reading Kwara Governor Leads #EndSARS Protesters To Police Headquarters

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