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ENDSARS: Police Permit Before Protest Is Invalid – Adeola Oyinlade

A Nigerian human rights and international law expert, Mr. Adeola Oyinlade, says he has read the argument of some senior police officers that there cannot be a lawful protest without permission from the Nigeria Police Force. “These Senior Police officers are relying on the Public Order Act of 1979 thereby justifying clamping down on protesters across the country; this position ...

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EndSARS: Tension As Youths Insist On Anniversary Protests

One year after the #EndSARS protests that took Nigeria to the brink, there is tension in the polity as youths have vowed to commemorate the anniversary, today, with the Police in Lagos and Osun states declaring there would be no street protest. Indeed, stakeholders lamented, yesterday, that little or nothing has changed, 365 days after the sad episode, with the ...

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States, FG To Pay Compensation To Victims Of EndSARS Protests & Prosecute Those Indicted

In receipt of reports from judicial panels regarding EndSARS protests set up in 28 States across the country and in the FCT, the National Economic Council has resolved that payment of compensation to victims should proceed with each State, in collaboration with the Federal Government, establishing the modalities for the settlement of all monetary compensations awarded by the panels. Equally, ...

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Security Forces Repel Attack By Unknown Gunmen, Ask People To Report Persons With Gunshot Wounds

A combined team of policemen and soldiers this afternoon repelled an attack by unknown gunmen at Odoata Primary School, Ihiala, where the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was scheduled to organize a campaign rally for the November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State. The gunmen came on various motorcycles and in three vehicles, namely, a Toyota Lexus 350 ES with ...

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We Are Increasing Police Recruitment, Improving Security & Unrelenting In Fighting Terrorism, Banditry, Says Buhari

In line with ongoing reforms of the Police and efforts towards improving the nation’s security architecture, President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to provide various platforms for all the security agencies in the fight against terrorism, banditry, and all forms of criminality. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who represented the President and also delivered the remarks on his ...

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Attackers Of Security Agents Will Face Justice, Says Sanwo-Olu

The government of Lagos State has noted with deep concern attacks on law enforcement agents by hoodlums. In a statement, the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said such senseless attacks are attempts to trample on law and order by those who are desperate to turn our society upside down. “This will not be allowed to happen,” he said. The  statement ...

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Nnobi Attack: Anambra CP Launches Crack Squad To Nail Perpetrators

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command, CP Tony Olofu, has detailed Police Crack Team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police for an on-the-spot assessment at the scene of where yet to be identified gunmen violently attacked unsuspecting members of the public about 7:40pm on Sunday, September 26, 2021 along Afor Nnobi market yesterday. The Team is ...

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Policeman Killed As Gunmen Invade Abuja Hotel

Armed men on Tuesday attacked Hilltop International Premium Hotel at Tunga-Maje in the Gwagwalada area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. They were said to have engaged policemen at the hotel in a gun battle and killed one of the cops. PUNCH Metro also gathered that three persons, who lodged in the hotel, were injured, while one of them was hit ...

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Tragedy As 11 Dogs Feast On A Two-Year-Old Boy In Anambra 

Tragedy struck at Nteje, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra, on Sept. 16, when a two-year-old boy of Global Growth Academy, Amokpo, Umuanunwa, Nteje was bitten to death during school hours by 11 dogs being reared  by Uk-based proprietor of the school. The minor, whose name could not immediately be ascertained, was said to have hailed from Anam, Anambra West ...

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How We’ll Checkmate Criminal Acts In Anambra — New CP 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The new police commissioner in Anambra state, Tony Olofu, has extended a hand of fellowship to journalists to enable the command to police the entire state effectively. The new police boss who recognised the pivotal role journalists play in information dissemination and public enlightenment, noted that there was need for objective and effective reportage of the activities ...

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