#EndSARS: We Don’t Have Enough Evidence To Prosecute 33 Indicted SARS Operatives – AGF

#EndSARS: We don’t have enough evidence to prosecute 33 indicted SARS operatives – AGF

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) has said there was insufficient evidence to prosecute the 33 operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) indicted in last year’s report of a Presidential Investigative Panel. The AGF’s office has therefore asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to set up “a special investigation team” to conduct a “thorough investigation” into the cases. This is contained in a report of a committee set up by the AGF, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to review the individual cases recommended for…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Attorney-General Orders Release Of 253 Protesters

#EndSARS: Lagos Attorney-General Orders Release Of 253 Protesters

The Lagos State Government has ordered the release of 253 persons arrested by police over their alleged roles in the unrest following the #EndSARS protests. Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), Attorney-General (AG), said his office had determined that there was a non-disclosure of a prima-facie case against the 253 persons by the police. However, 92 persons would be prosecuted. The A-G said the police had, between Nov. 4 and Nov. 5, forwarded 40 case files to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) in respect of the 361 persons arrested in respect…

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EndSARS: Nigerian Sues Pastor Sam Adeyemi, P- Square, Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, Nwankwo Kanu, Others For Leading Protests

#EndSARS: Nigerian Sues Pastor Sam Adeyemi, P- Square, Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, Nwankwo Kanu, Others For Leading Protests

Singers Davido, Falz, and Burna Boy; Pastor Sam Adeyemi, and 46 others have been sued by an activist, Kenechukwu Okeke over their roles in the #EndSARS protest which led to the destruction of his properties. Okeke instituted the suit at a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja on Monday. According to him, his properties were destroyed in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest, saying that the promoters of the protest must be brought to justice. Those sued are Singers Burna Boy, Davido, Falz, Mr. Macaroni, Taooma, Peter and Paul Okoye, Innocent…

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Oyigbo killings: South East Governors, Ohanaeze Meet Wike Demand Compensation For Igbo Families

Oyigbo killings: South East Governors, Ohanaeze Meet Wike Demand Compensation For Igbo Families

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, and leaders of the South East met in Port Harcourt over alleged killings of Igbo youths by soldiers in Oyigbo during the #Oyigbo Massacre in the state. Those present at the meeting included Governor of Ebonyi and Chairman, southeast Governors Forum, Mr. Dave Umahi; Abia Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, deputy governor of Anambra, Dr. Nkem Okeke, representative of Enugu Governor;  President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, among others. While police and military in Rivers State accused members of the Indigenous People…

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Traffic: No Room For Lawlessness- Lagos CP.

Police Arrest Obstructors, Traffic Robbers* The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has reiterated the command’s readiness to curtail any act of lawlessness on full enforcement of the Lagos State Transport Sector Law (2018) in the state. The Commissioner of Police gave the warning on Thursday, 19th November 2020, at his Ikeja office while reviewing the ongoing traffic operations in the state with the management team of the command. He emphasized the need to clamp down on traffic violators who have occasioned series of lawlessness, road crashes, and…

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Philip Orumade Ex-Banker In Court For Stealing N18m From ATM Machine

Philip Orumade Ex-Banker In Court For Stealing N18m From ATM Machine

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, arraigned Philip Orumade on a nine count charge bordering on stealing before Justice Efe I. Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City. Our made was alleged to have, sometime in November 2019 while working as a banker in charge of Automated Teller Machine, stole a cumulative sum of N18, 903,000 from the machine at the Aduwawa branch of the First Bank of Nigeria. One of the counts reads: that you Philip Orumade on…

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Sanwo-Olu Called Me To Say Col Bello Was Shooting At Lekki Tollgate – Gen Tells Panel

#lekkimassacre: Sanwo-Olu Called Me To Say Col Bello Was Shooting At Lekki - Gen Tells Panel

…We only fired blank ammunition to scare hoodlums – Bello …insists nobody was shot dead, says protesters happy seeing soldiers …Hoodlums threw stones, broken bottles at us – Army commanders   The Commander, 9 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen Musa Etsu-Ndagi, representing the Nigerian Army on the Lagos State Security Council, has said he received a phone call from the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, around 7.23 pm on October 20, 2020, informing him that a certain Lt Col Bello was reportedly shooting at the Lekki tollgate where #EndSARS protesters were…

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#EndSars: The Dead Will Disturb You – Burna Boy Tells Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Army In New Song

#EndSars: The Dead Will Disturb You – Burna Boy Tells Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Army In New Song

The new Burna Boy song on the Lekki shooting “20:10:20” has been well-received. The track censured the military attack on End SARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate. Famous for human rights abuses, the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), terrorized several Nigerians. Many were summarily killed or wounded publicly or in degrading cells by the operatives of the notorious unit. For more than ten days, demonstrators in Lagos – where the agitation started on October 8 – and like minds across the country called for an end to police brutality.…

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Totally Unacceptable’: Nigeria Criticised For Protest Response

Totally unacceptable': Nigeria criticised for protest response

Guinea’s 82-year-old Alpha Conde drew masses of people into the streets in rolling protests against his controversial and eventually successful  bid for a third term Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim on Monday hit out at the Nigerian government for a crackdown on unarmed civilians at a protest against a hated police unit, that spilled over into wider calls for better governance. Human rights monitor Amnesty International has said security forces shot and killed 12 people during the protest in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, on October 20. But the military last week…

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Clement Abanara: Notorious Bank Robbery Kingpin Coordinates Operation From Prison- Gangs

Clement Abanara: Notorious Bank Robbery Kingpin Coordinates Operation From Prison- Gangs

Four years after a notorious bank robbery kingpin, Clement Abanara, alias Millions, was arrested by operatives of the Force Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, charged to court and remanded in Ikoyi Correctional Center for coordinating bank robberies in Lagos State, his gang members have disclosed how he had continued to coordinate more armed robberies across the country while still serving his term in prison. Seven members of his gang identified as Sunday Solemu, Alfred Robinson, Abuchi Alfred, Emeka Ilo, Ekene Igbanifore, and two dismissed soldiers, Ayeni Samuel and Emeka Ariston,…

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