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The Delta State branch of Committee for Defense of Human Rights (CDHR), has applauded the acting President Yemi Osinbajo for the directive to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to overhaul the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), describing it as a ‘step in the right direction’.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Of Delta State has stressed the need for immediate communities support, calling on the organised private sector, to join hands with police operatives in their localities to improve the security of their domains.
Following Monday, July 2 ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordering the release of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on bail, lawyers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to obey the order.
A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.
Three civil society organisations have supported Soyinka’s call on the President to set up a Hall of Shame for corrupt past leaders and politicians.
The African Democratic Congress, which has been adopted by Obasanjo, has warned the Federal Government that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed.
Two trigger-happy policemen who shot at a 33-year-old man, Blessing Obaro Ozoka, and his cousin at popular hotel along the DSC expressway in Udu local government area of Delta state last weekend have been detained at the Command headquarters in Asaba.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, has described the controversial list of treasury looters released by the Federal Government as an insult to Nigerians.
Two civil society organisations, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership and the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, have said the members of the Senate must be compelled to refund the excesses on their allowances, going by the revelation made by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has restated its resolve to embark on another round of protest on March 29 over the reviewed Lagos Land Use Charge.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.
The Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes has continued to attract reactions and vast interest since it was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, three weeks ago.
The Ebonyi chapter of Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has appealed to Gov. Dave Umahi to rescind his blanket endorsement of State and National Assembly members from Ebonyi for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
The Delta State chapter of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has threatened massive clampdown on filling stations in the state, especially within the Warri axis and its environs, selling petrol over the approve N145 per litre.
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Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Monday suggested reasons why Nigerians usually fall prey to fake news which is gaining grounds in African media circles.
Mikel Agu has been named in the Team of the Week in Portugal after yet another superlative performance for Vitoria Setubal.
Hon. Olamide George, who insists he remains the new Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, says the impeachment exercise carried out by 18 members of the assembly on Friday is irreversible.
Tanzanian authorities have deployed the military to buy cashew nuts from farmers to solve a row over prices.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nasarawa on Thursday said 238,309 eligible voters in the state had yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards for the 2019 general elections.
Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, fixed December 7, for hearing of a motion seeking the issuance of bench warrant against the founder of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma and four others for their refusal to appear before the court for arraignment over alleged forgery .
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday listed Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his arch rival, Senator Ayogu Eze of All Progressives Congress (APC) and 37 others party candidates for the 2019 Governorship election in Enugu State.
The biggest names in football would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday called on all staff of the commission to be dedicated and committed to flawless elections in 2019.