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Police, military have no powers to disrupt protests – Inibehe Effiong

HUMAN rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong has said security operatives are not constitutionally empowered to disrupt protests in Nigeria. He said this while speaking as a...

Kaduna government receives #EndSARS panel report

THE Kaduna State Deputy Governor Hadiza Balarabe has received the report of the Kaduna State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Acts of Police Brutality...

Lagos Police, LSNC brutalise Uber driver at Lekki Toll Gate

THE Lagos State Police and the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) have brutalised a resident of Lagos State who identified himself as an Uber...
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Profiles of persons brutally murdered by Nigerian Police since 2008

THE protest that rocked major cities across the nation in 2020 was linked to the high-handedness and allegations of abuses against the defunct Special...

Lagos #ENDSARS panel awards ₦13.5m to victims of Police brutality

A total sum of ₦13.5 million has been awarded to three victims of Police excesses by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry investigating...

Lekki Shootings: Amnesty International says it has credible evidence soldiers killed protesters

AMNESTY International, human rights advocacy group says it has received 'credible but disturbing evidence' that security forces of the government killed peaceful protesters at...
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‘Black Tuesday’: Lekki killings mirror Tianamen Square’s brutal suppression of dissent

EYEWITNESSES and others who witnessed the incident on video which went viral on the social media, watched in shock as black Toyota Prado sports...

Is SWAT ‘SARS by another name?: Why Nigerians are wary of another police special ‎squad

WHEN Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced the disbandment of the ‎Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, he‎ must have expected  Nigerians...

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Families of Abuja-Kaduna train abductees threaten to occupy govt facilities

FAMILIES of passengers abducted during the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to occupy government facilities in Kaduna...

ICPC docks NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26 million fraud

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has docked a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security...

Nigeria has earned over $1bn  from sale of gas to Portugal in 2022 – NNPC GMD

Nigeria has earned over $1 billion from Portugal through the sale of natural gas so far in 2022. Disclosing this...

Daily oil theft rises from 103,000b/d in 2021 to 120,000b/d in 2022, FG says

THE Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Gbenga Komolafe, has disclosed that oil theft...

Ekweremadu makes second appearance in UK court, remanded in custody

UXBRIDGE Magistrates’ Court in the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday adjourned the trial of a former Deputy Senate President,...
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