THE Rivers State Executive Council has said the police authority or men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad involved in brutality and other human rights violations should compensate their victims. The decision was taken after the five-man committee set up by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to formulate a draftContinue Reading

The Nigeria Government is now determined to ensure efficient service delivery to all Nigerians at home and Diaspora, including foreigners, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said. The minister made the promise last Monday while delivering a remark tagged: ‘Doing better through self- appraisal’, when he chaired the maidenContinue Reading

For the first time in months, pub gardens, shops and hairdressers are reopening in England, as rules are also eased in the rest of the UK. Some pubs and salons opened at midnight, with one landlord saying there was a “sense of celebration”, and shoppers queued outside Primark stores. PrimeContinue Reading

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has departed the country for medical treatment of his protracted spinal cord ailment. The former PDP spokesman was sighted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday evening on crutches, accompanied by some family members andContinue Reading

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A self acclaimed activist, Mr Kenechukwu Okeke, has filed a criminal charge against some notable Nigerians, including clergyman and founder of Daystar Christian Center, Pastor Sam Adeyemi; rights activist, Aisha Yesufu; Nigerian sport icon, Kanu Nwankwo; music star, David Adeleke aka ‘Davido’, and 46 others over alleged complicity in theContinue Reading

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officers shot at #EndSARS protesters. He described Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence”. Adamu said policeContinue Reading

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, expressed sadness over a vehicle accident that claimed lives, including those of pupils of Presentation Nursery and Primary School in Mgbowu, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser onContinue Reading