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Who is Justice Doris Okuwobi, Chairperson of #EndSARS Judicial Panel?

Reading Time: 3 minutes When the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu named Retired Justice Doris Okuwobi as the Chairperson of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS-related Abuses in Lagos State, he described her as ‘unblemished’. At 10:30am on Monday, members of the panel to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed Read More…

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#EndSARS protesters must enter dialogue, minister says

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: BBC Africa. Echoes Doyin Okupe, Nigerian politician, in similar call Nigerians protesting against what they condemn as police brutality must end their daily demonstrations and enter into dialogue with the government on law enforcement reforms, the youth minister said on Monday. Thousands of Nigerians calling for an end to alleged brutality and for Read More…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Panel of Inquiry on SARS brutality

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja, NAN. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on Monday inaugurated members of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) abuses in Lagos State. Speaking at the inauguration at the State House, Marina, Sanwo-Olu said that the panel was set up to investigate cases Read More…

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#EndSARS protest hijack in Benin causes alleged jailbreak

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The News Nigeria. Police stations attacked The ongoing peaceful protest against Police brutality and good governance in the country may have been hijacked by suspected hoodlums who broke into the Benin Custodial Centre at Sapele Road, Benin causing jailbreak. The hoodlums’ action on Monday at the facility, popularly called “White House’’ saw many Read More…

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#EndSARS: Instagram, hashtags and bitcoin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. Young Nigerians boost #EndSARS protests Ozioma Egemasi says Nigerian police slapped, whipped and struck him with the butt of a pistol when he refused to pay them a bribe. Then he heard them discuss whether to kill him. Demonstrators gather beside an electronic billboard displaying the slogan “End police brutality”, during Read More…

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#EndSARS: Nigerian women at forefront of protests over police brutality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: EbryhheemXpress/Al Jazeera, AlJazeera/Adam Abu-bashal/Anadolu Agency. Thousands of people have been taking to the streets of Lagos over the past week to protest against police brutality – and Irianele Virtuous has always been there, always working behind the scenes. Her mission? To support her fellow demonstrators. “My focus is making sure people in these Read More…

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#EndSARS: Police pledge ICRC training as thousands protest nationwide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will help train Nigeria’s new tactical force as thousands nationwide continued to march against police brutality and in demand of further reforms, Nigeria’s police inspector general said in a statement on Sunday. Protests began roughly two weeks ago demanding the dissolution of the Read More…

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SEC to introduce capital market studies in primary, tertiary institutions

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it is working with other stakeholders in the market to introduce capital market studies in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the country.  Mrs Efe Ebelo, the Head of Corporate Communication,  SEC, Abuja, in a statement on Sunday said that the move would boost the level and quality of Read More…

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Copyright Commission arraigns 7 pirates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: goodereader.com, Facebook. The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has arrested and arraigned seven suspected and notorious pirates in Court. Mr. John Asein, Director General (DG) of the NCC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Yola, where he will present a copyright certificate to a prominent Read More…

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Trump given permission to build another golf course in Scotland

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Leon Neal/Getty Images, SWNS/The Scotsman. US President Donald Trump has been given permission to build another golf course in Scotland, after authorities there decided in his favour on Sunday in spite of local opposition. The new 18-hole course is to be named after Trump’s mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, who hailed from a Scottish Read More…