Police: IGP Mohammed Adamu asked to urgently implement SARS reforms over incessant extra-judicial killings of innocent Nigerians

The Inspector General of Police, Muhamed Abubakar has been asked to as a mater of urgency implement the recommendations of the presidential panel on the reorganization of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arm of the Nigeria Police Force. This call came following the alleged extra-judicial killings of innocent Nigerians by men of the Nigeria Police force. The Human Rights Society for All, a civil society organsiation, which made this call, lamented that the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians by the police. Moses Adamu, President, who made this call in a…

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Take Money from LG Coffers and Fund Campaign Rallies— Seriake To LG Commissioner

In a series of tape leaks, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has asked local government commissioners to provide funds for the party’s (PDP) campaign rallies. In the appended audio clip, he can be heard saying he will make arrangements for the LG commissioners to meet with party chairmen, deputies, and secretaries so they can make plans for the cost of campaign rallies, and get funds from councils to foot the bills. You can listen to the attached voice clip below. Please follow and like us:0

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Boko Haram: We celebrated Sallah for the first time in 5 years – Shehu of Bama

The Shehu of Bama Kingdom of Borno State, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has expressed delight after his people joined the rest of the world to mark the first Eid-el-Kabir celebration in his domains. According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims. “Today we are celebrating Sallah in Bama which we were not privileged to celebrate for the past five years,” an utterly elated Shehu stated on Monday. “ Indeed we have…

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Memo to Joint Army/Police Panel on Taraba IRT Deaths

By Babatunde Olanrewaju The Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) set up a joint investigation panel to unravel circumstances leading to the death of three members of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the police, which President Buhari subsequently asked the Defence Headquarters to take over. It is noteworthy that the evidence needed to get to the root of this matter is being contaminated even as this piece is being written. Interestingly, the contamination is not taking place at the sad spot where the officers lost their lives.…

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CASSAVA PROCESSING: PROJECT 1000 FARMS, SMEDAN, EKONDO MFB SIGN N4 MILLION MoA IN PORT HARCOURT

The Project 1000 Farms Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited has signed a N4 million Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and Ekondo Microfinance Bank in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The Secretary of the Youth-based cooperative society, Mr Dough Onah, who stated this in a statement said, the MoA is an interest free loan/intervention fund of SMEDAN’s One Local Government One Product initiative approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria for disbursement. According to the statement, President of Project 1000 Farms,…

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Buhari centre fires back at Timi Frank, says Jonathan should apologize to Nigerians, not Buhari

A research center dedicated to documenting the ideals of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency known as Buhari Phenomenal Leadership Centre has fired back at a political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, over his recent call on Nigerians, particularly those who worked against the re-election of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly tender an apology if the country must move forward. Frank had in a statement issued during the weekend said unless Nigerians prefer to continue in pretence, the era of former…

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IRT Killings: Shun social media evidences aimed at twisting outcomes, group advises presidential committee on Army/Police shootings

To properly probe the death of the three Police officers mistaken in an engagement with soldiers at military checkpoints in Takum, Taraba state, the Coalition for Justice and Peace Initiative has urged the presidential committee to stay away from social media. The human rights group made the call on Saturday in a press statement signed by its Executive Director, Moses Danjuma, following the barrage of misleading footages and supposed eye-witness reports spreading across the media space. While condemning the painful demise, the Coalition hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for investigation…

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Appreciating the elasticity limit of the Nigerian Army

By Frank Itodo   In the annals of the Nigerian Army, it has never been this tough. The crisis in North-East Nigeria is taking its toll, and this calls for concern from all critical stakeholders. That we have managed to stay secured remains a mystery because the Nigerian Army has been stretched thin in the task of ensuring that Nigeria’s territory is preserved from eternal aggression and also ensuring that every Nigerian is free to go about his or her endeavours without fear.   This didn’t happen overnight. In my…

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Timi Frank’s Ineffectual Revisionism

By Oluwakemi Iyiola One way to know a struggling publication or one seeking relevance is the tendency to feature one Timi Frank, presently posturing as an activists but prior to was roaming the media landscape with the expired designation of “former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”until it became apparent that this particular designation no longer sell. One fair disclosure that must be made is that the designation did not at any time amount to much since Frank got the job chiefly because the people of…

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TY Danjuma and Herdsman Propaganda Against Buhari Presidency

By Innocent Ikongbe   In Nigeria, some folks pride themselves as elder statesmen in public but in the solitary confinement of the four walls of their rooms, what they do is far from what elder statesmen would even think about. They would use their privileged societal position to whip up unnecessary sentiments when things do not go their way, or when their secrets are about been exposed. Yes, these are the elder statesmen of Nigeria in the 21st century.   I have never been a fan of T.Y Danjuma since…

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