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END SWAT: CUPP ISSUES WARNING TO BUHARI OVER USE OF ARMED THUGS AGAINST PROTESTERS,

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has rejected the ban on protest and use of armed thugs to attack protesters in the ongoing nationwide protests to end the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and the newly set up Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) CUPP describes the move as provocative,...

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POLITICSAPM TAKES ACTION AGAINST OGUN HOUSE OF REPS MEMBER, MOBOLORUNDURO FOR DEFECTING TO APC

The Allied People’s Movement has asked the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to declare vacant the seat of the lawmaker representing Yewa South and Ipokia Federal Constituency, Hon. Kolawole Lawal Mobolorunduro, if he fails to return to the party within seven days. The O...

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POLITICSEND SARS: PDP LEADERSHIP, SENATORS BACK PROTESTERS, SEEK ADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership, PDP Senators caucus has thrown their weight behind the END SARS protest, saying that government should adequately compensate victims of Police brutality as a way out. National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus stated this after over one-...

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POLITICSAPC STATE CHAIRMEN DISMISS ULTIMATUM TO CARETAKER COMMITTEE BY GROUP

The Forum of APC State Chairmen has debunked the purported 14-day ultimatum given to its National caretaker committee to set up a convention committee. The ruling party says the order given by a group called “Concerned All Progressives Congress is baseless, as it is an unknown group in the all pr...

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SARS: SANWO-OLU FORMS PANEL OF ENQUIRY, APPOINTS JUSTICE OKUWOBI, SEGALINK, OTHERS

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has constituted a Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS. This followed his meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum ...

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GOV FAYEMI REVEALS AREAS F-SARS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO WORK

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has pleaded with the people to allow the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, do their work in places where they are effective. Fayemi, who is also the Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, said this on Channels Television’s Politics Today, on Thursday. ...

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NEWSWE WANT SARS – NORTHERN GOVERNORS DECLARE

Governors from the Northern part of the country have rejected disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to them, the police unit has been useful in the fight against insecurity in the region. The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, who is the Chairman of the Northern Gov...

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NEWSEKITI PDP THANKS FAYEMI FOR PAINTING MARKET CONSTRUCTED BY FAYOSE, QUERIES N2.75BN LOAN

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has thanked the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, for painting and commissioning the Oja Oba Market in Ado Ekiti, which was constructed by the administration of Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The party, which also demanded explanation on the N2.75 billion allo...

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SOUTH/SOUTH ECONOMIC DOWNTURN: OMO-AGEGE GIVES GOVERNORS NEW ROADMAP

Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege has told the South-South governors that the only solution to the economic downturn in the region is to embark on massive investments in infrastructure and regional integration. He also told them to build superhighways and railways which can enhance connectivi...