Monday, 25th October 2021
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11 Jun
In the wake of the brutal and violent suppression of the #EndSARS sit-in protest by our youths at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos, by the Nigerian Army on October 20 last year, President Muhammadu Buhari...
28 May
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Usman, yesterday, said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) had weakened efforts by the force to confront insecurity frontally...
27 May
The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Usman Thursday said that the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has created a vacuum in the police efforts to confront insecurity in the country.
17 May
The audience at the Christopher Awubra panel of inquiry on police brutality in Taraba state was told on Monday how the men of the defunct Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) killed four siblings in February 2014. According to a representative of the victims' family, Kabiru Jibril Abdullahi, the deceased were aged between 17 and 19…
13 May
The Nigeria Police Force has what it takes to perform optimally but lack modern equipment, poor salary and welfare, and non-recognition of efforts, among others
13 May
Experts don't know yet how long COVID-19 vaccination will be effective. Studies of two prominent COVID-19 vaccines suggest they remain effective for at least six months
24 Mar
A car dealer, Timothy Ogbeye, told a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday that he was tortured by SARS operatives in Anambra for refusing to pay N5million.
18 Mar
A petitioner, Francis Awulu, told the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)’s Independent panel, that he was asked to pay N1,000 as a” gate fee” evetime he visits his late brother in the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) cell.
3 Mar
ASP Ameh Agbo told the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel that Edward Dumisara was killed during an exchange of gunfire between the police and cultists in Bowe community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers.
26 Feb
The Rivers State commissioner of police, Eboka Friday, has dissolved the Eagle Crack Squad of the command over unprofessional conduct. Rivers State Police Command spokesman Nnamdi Omoni said the decision was taken after a management meeting. Omoni noted that the dissolution followed complaints of unprofessional conduct exhibited by the personnel of the unit. The Guardian…
20 Feb
The Lekki tollgate in Lagos, Nigeria's sprawling megacity of 20 million people, has frozen in time since October when security forces shot at peaceful protesters.
17 Feb
A woman, Joy Daniel, on Wednesday begged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)panel for justice for her murdered brother.


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An avalanche Sunday on a snow-capped Ecuadoran volcano, the highest peak in the country, killed at least three climbers and left three others missing, officials reported. The avalanche struck a group of 16 mountaineers while at an altitude of 6,100 meters (20,000 feet) on the dormant Chimborazo volcano, according to responders. "There are three missing…
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has picked six federal universities for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.
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The Turkish lira dropped to record lows on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend ordered the expulsion of the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States.
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US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59.  His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
41 mins ago
A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.