End SARS: ICC begins probe of shootings, crimes in Nigeria

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has commenced an inquiry into the End SARS protests in Nigeria. On Wednesday, BBC reported that the court confirmed that it is conducting a preliminary examination. The office of the ICC prosecutor said it had received information on alleged crimes. The probe will, “assess whether the legal criteria for opening... Continue Reading →

Group Asks Wike To End Curfew In Oyigbo

The Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC), has asked the Rivers State's governor, Nyesom wike to end the curfew in Oyigbo local government area of the state. The Niger Delta-based group asked the army to remember that the soldiers were not fighting against Boko Haram or carrying out a peacekeeping mission in the local government.... Continue Reading →

Adamawa looting: Police recovers 30 more tractors, 107 bags of fertilizer, other items

Thirty more tractors, 28 hand tractors, 107 bags of fertilizer and 29 cartons of agro chemicals have been recovered by the police in Adamawa State within the last 24 hours. Information on the recoveries was passed to journalists Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after the police addressed a news conference announcing the recovery of... Continue Reading →

Nigerian army vows to take action as violence, looting spread

Abuja. As attacks and looting of property continues, the top hierarchy of the Nigerian army emerged from an emergency meeting on Monday pledging to remain loyal to the government as well as the unity and indivisibility of the country. The meeting, which was attended general officers commanding (GOCs) and field commanders on October 26, 2020 at the... Continue Reading →

Lagos govt says private and public schools remain closed

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said private schools in the state remained closed after earlier saying public schools are to remain shut till further notice. It would be recalled that the Lagos State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, announced on Sunday that public schools should remain closed till further notice when given... Continue Reading →

Kaduna State extends curfew to cover whole state

Hours after announcing the imposition of curfew in some parts of two local government areas, the Kaduna State Government has extended the 24-hour curfew to cover the whole state. Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said in a statement issued in Kaduna on Saturday that the decision was to safeguard lives... Continue Reading →

NEWSKaduna: Gov. El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state. The state had earlier imposed 24-hour curfew in some communities in Chikun and Kaduna South Local Government Areas. A statement issued by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said, “This measure is taken to help safeguard our communities,... Continue Reading →

Abdulrazaq imposes 24 hours curfew in Kwara

Following attacks on government warehouses in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara state Governor AbdulRaman Abdulrazaq Friday night imposed 24 hours curfew on Ilorin, the state capital. Suspected hoodlums masquerading as #EndSARS protesters had earlier in the day broken into the Ilorin Cargo Terminal and carted away CACOVID palliatives materials. The hoodlums later proceeded to the state Agro... Continue Reading →

Pregnant woman, other looters arrested in Ilorin

A pregnant woman and scores of looters who invaded ShopRite Mall in Ilorin, in the early hours of Saturday, have been arrested by security operatives. It was reported that despite the 24-hour curfew imposed on Ilorin by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, following Friday’s massive looting of public and private facilities in the state capital, some daredevil... Continue Reading →

Rivers CP alleges IPOB members behind attacks on police facilities

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has alleged that members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), were responsible for the attacks on police facilities in the state on Wednesday. The Rivers police boss stated this in a statement signed by spokesperson of the command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, adding that two Police... Continue Reading →

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