Gov. Emmanuel Has Restored Hope For Victims Of Police Brutality...

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong says that the recent constitution of Judicial Panel of Investigation by the State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has restored the hope of getting justice into the consciousness of those who may have been victims of police brutality. The Commissioner said this while fielding questions…

If Nigeria dies, hatred killed her, by Femi Adesina

By Femi Adesina What a week it has been for our own dear native land! Just at the beginning of the month, as the country turned 60 as an independent entity, President Muhammadu Buhari had charged us to “begin sincere process of national healing, eliminate old and outworn perceptions that are always put to test…

#EndSARS protests: Violence continues as Buhari sues for peace…

President Muhammadu Buhari …Your voice has been heard, stop the protests, Buhari tells youths …To world leaders: Get your facts right before taking position …One dead as Army repels jailbreak in Warri Prison …Gunfire as Ikoyi Prison comes under attack …Protesters break into Okitipupa prison, free 58 inmates …Police station, LG office, Akeredolu’s campaign office…

Agbakoba, Jega, Kukah, others ask Buhari to halt descent into...

President Muhammadu Buhari …As South-West Senate Caucus tasks Buhari, agencies on security By Henry Umoru A group of eminent personalities, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently stop the country from descending into chaos, following the wanton carnage in several states of the federation, characterised  by the shooting of…

Agbakoba, Jega, Kukah, others ask Buhari to halt descent into...

President Muhammadu Buhari …As South-West Senate Caucus tasks Buhari, agencies on security By Henry Umoru A group of eminent personalities, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently stop the country from descending into chaos, following the wanton carnage in several states of the federation, characterised  by the shooting of…

If Nigeria dies, hatred killed her, by Femi Adesina…

What a week it has been for our own dear native land! Just at the beginning of the month, as the country turned 60 as an independent entity, President Muhammadu Buhari had charged us to “begin sincere process of national healing, eliminate old and outworn perceptions that are always put to test in the lie…

#ENDSARS: President Muhammadu Buhari goofed — PANDEF…

By Emma Amaize Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the nation on the #EndSARS protests was largely rhetoric, placid, and disappointing. National Publicity Secretary of the regional group, Hon Ken Robinson, in a statement, stated: “While Mr. President finally heeded calls for him to address the nation on the…

End SARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu releases names of police officers under...

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, released the names of police officers being prosecuted for various human rights violations across the State. Sanwo-Olu said the prosecution was part of efforts of his administration to end police brutality in the State. He disclosed the list in a series of tweets, via his verified Twitter…

Buhari Has Directed Security Agencies To Operate Within The Confines...

  The National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Babagana Monguno, says President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security operatives to carry out their duties within the confines of the law. Speaking to State House correspondents after a National Council Meeting on Thursday, Mr Monguno said the president is fully aware of the happenings across the nation and…

Jonathan sues for peace, counsels security forces against use of...

Goodluck Jonathan Former president Goodluck Jonathan, has added his voice to the growing call for restraint in the handling of the protests against Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, urging the security authorities to avoid the use of deadly force against fellow Nigerians. Jonathan, who stated this in a statement he issued, yesterday, titled: ‘A call for…

US to Nigeria: Prosecute those involved in shooting of #EndSARS...

The US government has condemned the shooting of citizens protesting against police brutality at the Lekki Toll gate in Lagos state, asking the federal government to prosecute those responsible. In a tweet yesterday, Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, said:  “The United States strongly condemns incidents of military forces firing on unarmed protestors in Lagos….