#ENDSARS: 1,993 Inmates Escape From Benin, Oko Custodial Centres …FG

The federal government has on Tuesday says 1,993 inmates escaped from Benin City and Oko custodial center after some protesters believed to be under the #ENDSARS attacked the centers on Monday. This is contained in a statement issued by Ministry of Interior Director, Press & Public Relations Mohammed Manga who said: “Two Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Custodial Centres in Benin City and Oko in Edo State were attacked yesterday by protesters purportedly under the #ENDSARS aegis, freeing (at the last count) 1,993 inmates in legal custody and looting the centres,…

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NASS LEADERSHIP MEETS PRES. BUHARI, CALLS FOR END TO #ENDSARS PROTEST

The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #ENDSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the country to stop. The Senate President,  Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Femi Gbajabiamila spoke to journalists today after meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the Report. The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #EndSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the… Posted by Independent Television-ITV Abuja on Sunday, 18…

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Nigerian Army Sets To Commence Exercise Crocodile Smile V1 Nation Wide

The Nigerian Army is set to start its annual Exercise CROCODILE SMILE which is traditionally conducted in the last quarter of the year. The Acting Director Army Public Relations Colonel Sagir Musa said in a statement that this year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE V1 is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020. The Exercise is deliberately intended to be all encompassing to include cyber warfare exercises designed to identify, track and counter negative propaganda in the social media and across the cyberspace. This is…

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Vice President Osinbajo To #EndSARS Protesters: We Are Sorry For Being Silent

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has apologised to the protesters marching against many brutal and extortionist activities by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) across the country. The Vice President, in a statement issued on Friday night, said the government was undertaking ongoing comprehensive measures that would revamp the police by addressing issues of welfare, service conditions and training. Osinbajo also assured that none of former members of the disbanded SARS would feature in any police tactical units. He explained that the meeting of National Economic Council (NEC)…

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NHRC Constitutes 11-Man Panel To Halt Human Rights Violations By SARS, Other Police Personnel

In line with the National Human Rights Commission’s mandate and in response to the nationwide agitations by some Nigerian youth groups under the auspices of End SARS, the NHRC has constituted an 11-man Independent Investigative Panel (IIP) to look into allegations of human rights violations against the defunct SARS and other units of the force. The Committee headed by a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Suleiman Galadima will hear petitions, complaints and memoranda from Nigerians across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT, and thereafter make…

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Police Reforms: House Of Reps Partners NHRC

The speaker of the House of Representatives Hon Femi Gbajiabiamila said there is an urgent need for stakeholders to collaborate in order to pursue substantive reforms of the Nigeria police force to avoid further damages to the system.   He stated this when he received the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq and his delegation in his office for a meeting scheduled to develop a legislation on police reforms.   In a statement by Fatima Agwai Muhammad assistant Director in the commission said the…

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#EndSARSNow: Defunct Personnel To Undergo Psychological, Medical Examination As IGP Sets Up SWAT Team

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says all personnel of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS, will under go psychological and medical examination at force headquarters in Abuja. IGP Adamu made this known is a statement by the force public relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba. The officers are expected to undergo this process as a prelude to further training and reorientation before being redeployed into mainstream policing duties. According to statement, The medical examination will be carried out by the newly set-up Police Counselling and Support Unit (PCSU), a…

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EndSARS: I Will Bring Culprits To Justice, Buhari Assures Protesters

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, addressed the nation for the first time amid the ongoing nationwide protests against the brutality and extrajudicial killings by men of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. In the about two-minute broadcast uploaded on his verified Twitter handle, @MBuhari, the President said the disbandment of the police unit was a first step to “extensive police reforms”. The President said officials of the disbanded team found to be responsible for wrongful acts would be brought to justice. Buhari…

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Inspector-General of Police, MOhammed Adamu Dissolves FSARS

The Inspector general of police Mohammed Adamu has announced the dissolved of the federal special Anti-Robbery  squad of the Nigeria police force. Adamu announced this Sunday in Abuja He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formation and commands. The announcement came after days  of  nationwide protest against the brutality and extra-judicial killing by SARS operatives.   Spread the love

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#ENDSARS Protest: Omo-Agege Condemns Alleged Killing Of Policeman

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has strongly condemned the reported killing of a policeman in Ughelli, Delta State. This is contain in a statement by Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the Deputy President of the Senate, Yomi Odunuga, who describe Etaga Stanley, a police corporal who is believed to be an indigene of Ughelli South and constituent of the Deputy President of the Senate, reportedly lost his life on Thursday during #EndSARS protests in Ughelli Town in circumstances that appear quite avoidable and cannot be…

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