The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday assured Nigerians that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has ended. Lawan made the remark while disclosing that Buhari ordered the dissolution of SARS and not the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu as
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), which was established on Thursday, July 11, 2009, as an offer of unconditional amnesty for ex-Niger Delta militants through a proclamation by the late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua on June 25, 2009, had no doubt brought peace to the oil rich Niger Delta region and
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has denied that he is among the sponsors of the End SARS protest. Nigerians have been protesting police brutality, killings and extortion for over one week all over the country. It has led to citizens marching to and occupying
The Federal Government has said that the ongoing nationwide protest is no longer peaceful, warning that it will not fold its hands and allow the country to be thrown into anarchy. This is following the violence that has trailed the #EndSARS protests in some parts of the country, specifically the
The Police in Rivers State said they are investigating the alleged rising incidents of rape at the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Rumuolumeni, on the outskirts of Port Harcourt. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni disclosed this to our correspondent in Port Harcourt, the state capital. This
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has said that the next presidential candidate of the party will be based on agreement by stakeholders”. Nabena, speaking with the Sun, also suggested measures the Southeast geopolitical zone can adopt to actualise Igbo presidency in 2023.
Chairman of the National Union of the Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) has described allegations he sponsored attacks on #EndSARS protesters at Alausa as mischievous. He told The Nation he had issued a statement in support of the protest since October 11.
The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Government will pay the money in tranches between May 2021 and January 2022. As part of the concession to end the seven-month strike, the government also pledged to spend