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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with the attacks and arson on Police Stations in Benin.
The Federal Government has said help was on the way for flood victims in Kaduna, following plans to build flood walls around River Kaduna to protect the people and their properties.
Amnesty International Kenya, International Justice Mission Kenya, Haki Africa, and the Kituo cha Sheria have filed a petition asking for monetary compensation for five victims of brutality as police enforced a Covid-19 curfew.
State governments in the North-central region of Nigeria are employing measures to halt the perennial flooding ravaging parts of the zone and alleviate the sufferings of the victims.
As the world celebrates International Democracy Day, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 general elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has stated that corruption, insecurity of lives and property and economic hardship stood as greatest threats to Nigeria’s democracy.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Enugu State chapter, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the respect he has continued to accord the Church in the state as well as his untiring efforts at entrenching peace, good governance and security of lives and property.
A Paediatric Nurse and HIV Counselor, Mrs Roseline Solarin, has disclosed that no fewer than 1.9million Nigerians are living with HIV/AIDs.
The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Uba Sani, has commended the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr. Samson Ayokunle, for visiting Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai over the killings in the southern part of the state.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has urged all tiers of government to extend palliatives to the pastoralists community to cushion the effects of Coronavirus pandemic on them.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed the citizenry.
The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.
The Osun State Government says the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, to rid the streets and communities of violence, prevent loss of lives and property, is still in force.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, said he was yet to speak directly with President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the shooting of #EndSARS protesters in the State.
The Enugu State Government has exempted health, essential, and emergency workers from the curfew imposed on the three Local Government Areas (LGAs) that make up Enugu metropolis.
Streaming service Quibi said on Wednesday it intends to wind down its operations and start a process to sell its assets, just six months after its launch.
S&P Global Ratings Services cut its assessment of Zambia’s debt to selective default after it said it couldn’t meet payments and skipped a coupon on its Eurobonds last week.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in Ogun State from now till October 26.
Following the violence that has erupted in different parts of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a 24-hour curfew, effective 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has named a 10-member judicial panel of inquiry into issues of brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the Police.
Two civil rights movements under the aegis of Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Wednesday, lent its voice to the killing of #EndSARS protesters by security operatives in Lagos but warned that Nigeria may return to its pariah status in the comity of nations witnessed during the regime of late General Sani Abacha.
The nationwide protest against police brutality continued on Tuesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.