The Lagos state government says most of the injuries sustained by protesters at the Lekki tollgate were from machete cuts and stampede. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, head of service, stated this on Tuesday, when he appeared before the Lagos judicial panel on police brutality to represent the state government. Muri-Okunola came toContinue Reading

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