I Was Beaten And Arrested In A Pool Of Blood, Victim Tells Judicial Panel

  A lawyer, Ekpagu Chikadibia-Christian says he was mercilessly beaten and arrested by police officers while trying to secure bail for a client. He narrated his ordeal during the second sitting of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Ebonyi state government to look into police brutality, human rights violations, and related extra-judicial … Continue reading I Was Beaten And Arrested In A Pool Of Blood, Victim Tells Judicial Panel

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I Was Beaten And Arrested In A Pool Of Blood, Victim Tells Judicial Panel

  A lawyer, Ekpagu Chikadibia-Christian says he was mercilessly beaten and arrested by police officers while trying to secure bail for a client. He narrated his ordeal during the second sitting of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Ebonyi state government to look into police brutality, human rights violations, and related extra-judicial … Continue reading I Was Beaten And Arrested In A Pool Of Blood, Victim Tells Judicial Panel

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Nigeria Getting Power Sector That Can Provide Quality Service To Consumers, Says Osinbajo

  The main objective of developing a power sector that will steadily deliver quality service and sustain itself is on track with the successful acquisition of Afam Power Plc and Afam Three Fast Power, by the Transcorp Consortium, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the … Continue reading Nigeria Getting Power Sector That Can Provide Quality Service To Consumers, Says Osinbajo

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#EndSARS Aftermath: IGP Urges Nigerians To Embrace Community Policing Strategy

  The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has again stressed the need for Nigerians to embrace the community policing strategy which he says is the best strategy to combat crime in the country. The IGP disclosed this in owerri the Imo state capital during a one day working visit to the state to access … Continue reading #EndSARS Aftermath: IGP Urges Nigerians To Embrace Community Policing Strategy

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Transparent Efforts Ongoing To Tackle Rogue Elements Of The Police, Says Buhari

  Authorities are making strong and transparent efforts to address the rogue elements of the Nigeria Police Force, the President said on Thursday. President Muhammadu Buhari, however, warned that his administration would not allow anybody or group to threaten the peace in the country or sabotage their efforts. “The Nigeria Police Force will also undergo … Continue reading Transparent Efforts Ongoing To Tackle Rogue Elements Of The Police, Says Buhari

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Governor Ayade Proposes N277bn Budget For 2021

  Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade on Thursday presented the 2021 appropriation bill to the State House of Assembly. Tagged Budget of ‘Blush and Bliss’, the budget has a total estimate of N277 billion. The sum of N192,511,985,550 representing 67 percent of the entire budget is earmarked for recurrent expenditure while N88,196,500 representing … Continue reading Governor Ayade Proposes N277bn Budget For 2021

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Senate Decries Underfunding Of OAGF, Says Agency Performing Ineffectively

  The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) is grossly underfunded and cannot be effective in ensuring transparency and prudence in the administration of government resources. This is according to members of the Senate Committee on Finance who raised an alarm at a budget defence session on Thursday at the National Assembly in … Continue reading Senate Decries Underfunding Of OAGF, Says Agency Performing Ineffectively

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Imo Governor Receives IGP, Vows To Rebuild All Destroyed Police Stations

  Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to rebuild and rehabilitate all police stations burnt in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest in the state. Uzodinma made the promise on Thursday during the Security Summit held in Owerri, the state capital. While condemning the carnage and destruction occasioned by hoodlums hiding under the #EndSARS … Continue reading Imo Governor Receives IGP, Vows To Rebuild All Destroyed Police Stations

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Fire Engulfs Tank Farm In Ijora, Lagos

  A fire erupted at a tank farm in the Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State on Thursday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency. The agency, in a statement signed by its Director-General, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said it has “activated its emergency response plan and all relevant stakeholders have commenced appropriate measures to combat the … Continue reading Fire Engulfs Tank Farm In Ijora, Lagos

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I Nearly Shed Tears Seeing The Destruction Of Properties In Lagos – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has rued the recent destruction of properties in Lagos State, saying he almost cried after seeing photos of the damage. 

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