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Adeyemo Rotimi, widow of Rotimi Oke Adeyemo, a Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) official has prayed the Lagos judicial panel for compensation for the murder of her husband.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry looking into allegations of Human Rights violations by Police Officers, including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other persons, has approved 150,000 Naira compensation to a complainant, Mr Adaramola Abiodun Olusola.
He said the protesters also requested that an independent body oversees the investigation and prosecution of all reports of police misconduct within ten days and the increase of Police salary to adequately compensate for the risks involved in protecting the lives and property of citizens.
Delta State Government has appealed to youths to give peace a chance, as police return to duty in the state.
In the same vein, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archibishop of Abuja, His Grace Ignatius Kaigama, also expressed dismay at the level of religious intolerance in the country.
Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has asked the Judicial Panel of Inquiry (JPI) sitting in Awka, the state capital, to dismiss the petition of Mr Bonaventure Mokwe against him, describing it as abuse of process.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
Activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu, has been listed amongst the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.
The Chairman, House Ad Hoc Committee on the Victims of Aftermath of the EndSARS protest in the state, Mr Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni, broke the news at the end of committee’s three-day public hearing on Friday.
The Nigerian Army deployed no fewer than seven military trucks to the Lekki Tollgate on the evening of Oct. 20, the day unarmed #EndSARS protesters were allegedly shot by the military.
The family of late Ekene Akabike, a student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) Awka, Anambra State, allegedly murdered by Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives in 2004, have approached the Judicial Panel of Inquiry in the state for justice.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation, CAPPA, has submitted a petition at the International Criminal Court, ICC, The Hague, and to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, seeking justice for the victims of #EndSARS protesters, especially those of Lekki Tollgate shootings in Lagos.
The military fired live bullets at #EndSARS protests at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos, contrary to its denial, a report by Cable News Network (CNN) said yesterday.
Dorris Okuwobi, a retired judge heading the panel, said this while adjourning the case of Ndukwe Ekekwe, a 34-year-old man allegedly pushed from a two-storey building by officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police.
The Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Tuesday asked the Police to get ready and respond to the case of alleged abduction and enforced disappearance of a young boy, Elijah Tanko of Bwari Area Council of FCT.
Disturbed by the quantum destructions of livelihood and properties in the wake of the recent nationwide protests against brutality by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which was hijacked by hoodlums, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed never to allow a repeat of the ugly incident.
Pathfinder International has urged Federal Government to decentralise her policies on implementation of Family Planning (FP) measures, considering the country’s cultural and religious diversity.
A Singaporean woman who was pregnant when she was infected with coronavirus in March has reportedly given birth to a baby with antibodies against the disease, offering a new clue as to whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child.
Manchester United are considering a shock move to bring their former defender Johnny Evans back to Old Trafford.
A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 30 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.
The police in Rivers State have arrested three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.
Some of the world’s leading long-distance runners have participated in a half-marathon in New Delhi as India’s capital grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases and air pollution that has recently been among the world’s worst.
A manhunt is under way after a group of sword and gun-wielding attackers killed four people in a remote part of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, including one who was beheaded and one burned to death.
A statement on the club’s website said Pardew will “help with his vast experience and contacts in the overall development of the club and attracting players to the representative team. The 59-year-old Briton has already signed his personal contract and started working immediately”.
Military authorities have notified the Kaduna State Government that troops have attacked another group of bandits in Chikun LGA, close to the boundaries with Niger State.
A Brazilian state attorney filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Carrefour to seek 200 million reals (37.6 million United States dollars) in damages after a black man was beaten to death by security guards at the retailer’s store in Brazil’s southern city of Porto Alegre.