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Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers
Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SA...

Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers

The Rivers State Executive Council has submitted that police authority or operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad found guilty of brutality and other forms of human right abuses should compensate their victims. This was part of the agreement reached after the five-man committee... read more »

CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year Imprisonment – Falana
CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comm...

CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year...

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has described the Code of Conduct, CCT, Chairman, Danladi Umar’s use of “Biafran boys” to classify the traders he had a fracas with at Banex Plaza in Abuja where he assaulted a security guard as xenophobic and liable to five-year sentence. The... read more »

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair
NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Securit...

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has frowned at the alleged assault of a security guard by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi, saying such action is unbecoming of a legal practitioner. The NBA in a statement by its Public Secretary, Rapulu Nduka, on Thursday said described... read more »

I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC - Falana
I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC ...

I Never Bought Abuja property from EFCC – Falana

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has denied ownership of a property at 42, Gana Street, Maitama District in Abuja. He said there was no truth in the story that he bought the property from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The lawyer made the clarifications in a statement... read more »

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests
FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollg...

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests

The Federal Government has deployed policemen and over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to preempt the breakdown of law and order and possibly forestall the protest tagged #OccupyLekkiProtest at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on Saturday (today). This comes as... read more »

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Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate

Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate

Lagos state government and the Police on Thursday urged the people of state to shun calls for fresh protest slated for tomorrow at the Lekki Toll Gate. They said the fact that two groups... read more »

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Court Unfreezes #EndSARS Campaigners’ Bank Accounts

Following the freezing of the bank account of some promoters of the #EndSARS protesters, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria to unfreeze 20 bank accounts... read more »

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

Uganda: Court Orders Soldiers to Vacate Bobi Wine’s Home

A court in Uganda has order security operatives to vacate the home of opposition leader, Bobi Wine, whose house arrest since the recent presidential poll has drawn international pressure,... read more »

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each

The magistrates’ court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, granted bail in the sum of N500,000 each to the principal of the Deeper Life High School, Uyo, and four accused... read more »

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturb...

The publisher of online platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arraigned with four others before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse zone 2, Abuja by the Nigeria Police Force... read more »