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Ex-policeman, guards arrested for alleged burglary

The police in Ogun State have arrested an ex-policeman, identified only as Tunde, and two security guards of Flour Mills Nigeria Limited, over alleged burglary.

Vanguard

RECRUITMENT: Police arrest 7 suspects for impersonation, forgery

Eleven  suspects have been arrested over impersonation and certificate forgery in the ongoing recruitment exercise of Nigeria Police Force in Bauchi State.

The Sun

Edo Guber Watch: Frills and thrills of PDP primaries

Last Monday, 713 delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State gathered at the Samuel Ogbemudiua Stadium to select the party’s candidate for the September 10 governorship election in the state.

Daily Times

Anambra NDLEA arrests 156 drug traffickers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has arrested 156 drug traffickers in various communities raided by the agency in Anambra State.

Thisday

Army Denies Coup Plot, to Investigate Allegation

The Nigerian Army has said that it will launch an investigation into those behind the report that the military was planning to overthrow the civilian administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Guardian

We need bond to drive infrastructure in Kwara, says Ahmed

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has bemoaned the state of the nation’s economy especially the frequent reduction in the Federal Allocations to the states, promising however a robust system in Kwara that would enable his government pay workers’ salaries as at when due.

Daily Trust

Oyo APC warns against incitement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has fingered the leadership of the opposition Accord Party (AP) for inciting members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) against the state government in view of the ongoing strike in the state.

The Nation

Rivers CP: cultists have gone mad and must be wiped out

Rivers State Commissioner of Police (CP) Foluso Adebanjo has urged criminals to relocate from the state.

Tribune

Police sergeant shot over struggle for Ramadan rice

A policeman with the Borno State command has been shot by a soldier in a fracas over rice between his colleagues and some men of the 7 Division of the Nigerian army.

 

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Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

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In Areas Where F-SARS Are Effective, We Should Allow Them Work – Fayemi
Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

Governor Fayemi

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate cases of human rights violations against police officers.

The Governor named retired Justice Cornelius Akintayo and retired Police Commissioner, Mr. Dipo Ayeni, as members of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry.

This decision was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode.

Also Read: #EndSARS Protest: Edo Govt Sets-Up Judicial Panel

Other members of the panel are: Mrs. Yetunde Kolawole, State Counsel- Representing the Honourable Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice,

Mrs. Kikelomo Owolabi, Chairperson, Nigerian Bar Association, Ikere-Ekiti Branch, and Mr. Rotimi Ojomoyela, Chair, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Ekiti State Branch.

Others include: Mr. Jamiu Abiodun Adigun, Representative, National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Adeyinka Opaleke, Representative, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Ms. Caroline Fakinlede, Ekiti State Youths Representative, Mr. Abiola Johnson-Ogunleye- Ekiti State Students Representative and Mr. Akin Rotimi, Researcher, Police Reforms.

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#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani

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ASUU Struggle Is Legitimate And Morally Right, Says Shehu Sani

 

#EndSARS: 'Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos' - Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that the #EndSARS protesters demanding widespread police reform and good governance across the country are not chaos makers.

This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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#EndSARS Protest: Edo Govt Sets-Up Judicial Panel
BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

#EndSARS protesters

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.

The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.

Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.

Also Read: #EndSARS: For Some Of Us, SARS Has Been Beneficial – Gov Sule

The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.

Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.

The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.

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