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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 4th December



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Vote buying: Undercover police personnel’ll infiltrate parties—IGP

THE Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said yesterday that police undercover operatives will infiltrate the ranks of political parties and their associates in order to frustrate vote buying in the 2019 general elections.


Buhari Toughens War against Terror, Orders Equipment Procurement

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday toughened the fight against terror, ordering immediate procurement of essential military equipment that could enhance the effectiveness of the soldiers at the theatre of war in the North-east.

The Sun

DSS parades woman impersonating Aisha Buhari

The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday paraded a woman, Amina Mohammed, for impersonating Hajia Aisha Buhari, wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari, to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. Addressing newsmen, DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, said that Amina had disguised as Aisha Buhari to fleece a Lagos-based business mogul of N150 million.


Nigeria gets fresh $200m loan to finance electricity projects

The Federal Government has been granted $200 million loan for the funding of the nation’s electrification project.“The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a $150 million sovereign loan to the Federal Government of Nigeria to finance the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP),” AfDB said in a statement.

Daily Times

2019: I remain in APC to support Buhari’s re-election – Gov Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has restated that he would continue to pursue his political aspiration on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to ensure the re-election of President Mohammadu Buhari in the 2019 general election.

Daily Trust

Yoruba leaders adopt Atiku for 2019 Presidency

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS),  Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has admonished troops to shun Boko Haram Terrorists propaganda circulated on social media and be focused on routing them out.


Buratai Tasks Troops To Shun Boko Haram’s Propaganda

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS),  Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has admonished troops to shun Boko Haram Terrorists propaganda circulated on social media and be focused on routing them out.

The Nation

2019: INEC warns incumbents against using state resources

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has warned incumbent office holders against using state resources or apparatuses for their campaigns or against their opponents.


Defence Minister directs army chief, Buratai, to remain in North-East

The Honourable Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, on Monday, met with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Service Chiefs at the Ship House, Headquarters of Ministry of Defence and consequently directed the Chief of Army Staff to remain in the North East until the security situation improves.


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



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



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



#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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