EndSARS: Killing policemen evil, says El-Rufai

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday described the killing of policemen by protesters in some parts of the country as evil. El-Rufai, who spoke to newsmen in Kaduna after the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum and traditional rulers as well as other key stakeholders in the region, said that the police must be supported to discharge their duties. He said that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had briefed the meeting on the #EndSARS protests and its aftermath. The governor said, “We support the police, we believe that there may be some bad eggs in the police

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Attributing looting of warehouses to poverty was like justifying armed robbery – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says the looting of warehouses and shops by hoodlums was not necessarily caused by poverty but by the pandemonium that accompanied the #EndSARS protests. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme, on Thursday, Adesina said attributing the looting to poverty was like justifying armed robbery. “Criminality is criminality. Would it justify armed robbery because the man was poor? Would it justify armed robbery because the man didn’t have money? Just as you cannot justify armed robbery because a man was poor and took a gun to rob another

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

LekkiGenocide: Olafeso condemns killings, urges Govt to negotiate with protesters

Condemns burning of PDP, APC Secretariats in Ondo Immediate past National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West, Dr Eddy Olafeso, has condemned in strong terms the unprovoked attack on peaceful #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State. Olafeso, a gubernatorial aspirant in the Ondo State governorship primaries, described the killings of defenceless Nigerians as callous and shameful. In a statement by his Media Aide, Wándé Àjàyí, on Wednesday, the former Commissioner for Information in Ondo State said he supports the rights of the Nigerian citizens to a peaceful protest in

By |October 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

#Endsars: Use of live ammunition on protesters barbaric, evil, says Gboluga

Ondo State Lawmaker at the green chamber of the National Assembly, Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju, has condemned the use of live ammunition by security agencies on Nigerian youths protesting against police brutality across Nigeria. Gboluga, the lawmaker representing Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency made this known on Wednesday by Oyeniyi Iwakun, his Media Aide. The deputy governorship candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State said the use of live ammunition on defenceless and innocent Nigerian youths is barbaric and cruel. ”Hon. Ikengboju Gboluga noted with dismay the reports of killings and sponsored attacks

By |October 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Breaking: Armed thugs set ablaze another secretariat, offices in Lagos

Suspected armed thugs have set ablaze buildings inside Ajeromi Local Government in Lagos State. The LG’s Chief Press Secretary, Sheriff Fakunle, confirmed the incident to our correspondent. When contacted at 01.13pm, Fakunle said the attack was ongoing in the council. He said, “As I am talking to you, my local government is invaded by armed thugs. Properties worth millions of naira have been vandalised. Some of these hoodlums are entering into offices, carting away properties. Buildings are burnt, cars are burnt, these boys are looting everywhere in the secretariat.” Earlier, Layeni Police Station at Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of

By |October 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senate urges Buhari to address Nigerians over EndSARS protests

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the nation in a bid to douse the rising agitation by youths protesting against the atrocities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Police. This resolution of the upper chamber was sequel to a motion moved Senator Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South) and co-sponsored by all Senators on the ongoing nationwide protests now believed to have been hijacked by extraneous forces to cause mayhem. The Senate also appealed to the EndSARS protesters to stop their protests to enable the federal government to commence action in meeting their demands. They

By |October 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sen Tofowomo advocates Judicial Tribunal to probe SARS operation

The problem is beyond the change of name Change of name is an insult to us all, he says Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South at the 9th Assembly, on Friday in Abuja, commended Nigerian youths for protesting the brutality of the notorious police unit known as SARS in recent days. While commending the youths, the PDP Senator called on President Muhammadu Buhari administration to set up a judicial inquiry to probe the operation of SARS since inception to expose those officers that have killed innocent Nigerians illegally and prosecute them immediately. Senator Tofowomo in a statement by his Media

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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