EndSARS: We scrambled for parts of burnt policeman, sold skull to native doctor – suspects

Two suspects, 17-year-old Adewale Abiodun, and Aliyu Mubarak, 24, have told the police of how they obtained and sold off the head of the policeman set ablaze in the wake of the violence that rocked the nation in October, following the EndSARS protests, in the sort of scramble for the body...... read more


Insecurity: Sultan spoke our mind *Security chiefs betraying Buhari – Northern elders

If the security chiefs prosecuting the war against terrorism and banditry have been as forthcoming as President Muhammadu Buhari, the North would have since been rid of the debilitating attacks, which has crippled the region, its elders have submitted. “We had said it over and over again, that the state of...... read more


#EndSARS: Police beat me till I urinated on my body for recording them, lady tells panel

An #EndSARS protester, Felicia Okpara, has testified against the police, saying she was brutalized by officers simply for recording the violence that took place during one of the protests in the Surulere area of Lagos State.   She said this on Friday while narrating her ordeal to the Lagos State Judicial...... read more


How SARS extorted N500,000, seven cows to free my brother, herdsman tells panel

A herder and resident of Jabir village in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State, simply identified as Alhaji Namadina Jabiru told the Katsina #EndSARS panel that commenced hearing at Funtua, that on June 29, 2020, the SARS team attached to Funtua Local Government Council, led by one ‘’Corporal Yobe’’ seized...... read more


#EndSARS: Army recants, arrests soldier who advised colleagues not to kill protesters

After initially describing it as “fake”, the Nigerian Army has revealed the identity of a soldier who, in a Twitter video, appealed to colleagues to disobey orders to kill #EndSARS protesters. The soldier has been arrested, the army said. The video was posted on the micro-blogging site two days before the...... read more


How SARS killed my three-year-old daughter, distraught father tells panel

A 50-year old man, Norde Sylvester, on Wednesday said a bullet from the gun of personnel of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad killed his three-day-old daughter in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Sylvester, a civil servant with the Universal Basic Education, spoke at the hearing of the Rivers State Judicial Commission of...... read more


BREAKING: Gunmen hits Atiku's camp, abducts, wife, son of security detail

Suspected gunmen have abducted the wife and son of a security detail of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The kidnappers were believed to have gone for the said aid to Atiku, whose name is not given but confirmed to be a police personnel, but took his wife and son when they...... read more


N'Delta militants resume attacks on oil facilities *Hit shell, Agip facilities

Fears of fresh offensives on oil facilities in the Niger Delta, the nation’s major economic sustainer, became more apparent with the blowing up of oil facilities in the region, which has been quiet for some years now, since the Federal Government struck a deal with some agitators. The latest development is...... read more


#EndSARS: There should be no mercy for hoodlums who caused mayhem – Amaechi

Left to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi there would be no mercy for those fingered in the massive destruction that followed the peaceful #EndSARS protest that rocked the nation in October as they must be made to face the full weight of the law. Amaechi, who spoke during an assessment of...... read more


BREAKING: Gbajabiamila confirms DSS operative, not police killed Abuja vendor

Contrary to earlier reports, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday, confirmed that it was actually an agent of the Department of State Services (DSS) and not the police that shot and killed Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspapers vendor in Abuja. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Federal Capital Territory...... read more


Police denies killing Abuja vendor *Deadly shot not fired by our men - Abuja command

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF), on Friday denied reports that its personnel working with Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, fired the shot that killed a newspaper vendor on Thursday in Abuja. Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, spokesman Yusuf Mariam, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said in a statement on Friday, that...... read more


#EndSARS: We’ll deal with CNN – FG *Says Army’s position is our position

Nigeria on Thursday, scoffed at the report of the Cable News Network (CNN) confirming that soldiers actually shot and killed protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on October 20, threatening to deal with the world renowned American news network for spreading fake news. “This should earn CNN a serious sanction for irresponsible...... read more


Shekau to military: Attempt at my arrest waste of time, I’ll continue killing you

All attempts at arresting me will come to naught, Leader of Jama’atu Ahlissunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad otherwise known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has said in a new video that was released on Tuesday. Apparently responding to last week’s declaration of him and other top commanders as wanted persons by the...... read more


Army begins 'Exercise Crocodile Smile VI' training in Enugu

The Army would on Wednesday open a two-day inter-agency training workshop to formally kick off Exercise Crocodile Smile VI in Enugu State. A statement on Tuesday by the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, 82 Division, Col. Aliyu Yusuf, reads: “In line with the Army’s Training Directive 2020; 82 Division will...... read more


It's fake news *Let them prove how how Boko Haram shot down the plane - NAF

No helicopter crashed or was shut down by terrorist in Nigeria, the Nigerian Air Force said on Tuesday, putting a lie quickly to a report that one of the choppers being used in operations to combat the insurgents was brought down in Bama, central Borno State. Speaking to our correspondent, the...... read more


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