• FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report

    FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report0

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Thursday said Cable News Network( CNN) should be sanctioned for its investigative report on the October 20 Lekki shootings.   CNN on Wednesday released an investigative report alleging that the Nigerian army used live bullets on protesters during its intervention in the #EndSARS protests in Lekki,

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  • 81-day detention and torture, I thought I would die —SARS victim

    81-day detention and torture, I thought I would die —SARS victim0

    A former manager of Upper Class Hotel, Onitsha, Anambra State, demolished in 2013 for alleged kidnapping activities, Dr Justin Nwankwo, on Tuesday appeared before the Anambra State Judicial Panel on Police Brutality.   He told the panel that he was surprised that his genital could still perform after the torture he passed through in the

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  • Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army

    Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army0

      Nigerian Army has said its ‘Crocodile Smile’ exercise is not targetted at persons protesting against police brutality in different parts of the country.   “This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020 has no relationship with any lawful protest under any guise

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  • Nigeria bans SARS, others from routine patrols

    Nigeria bans SARS, others from routine patrols0

      The inspector general of police Mohammed Adamu Sunday banned the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the police from carrying out routine patrols in the country.   “All FSARS, STS, IRT & other Tactical Police Squads operating at Federal, Zonal & Command levels are hereby BANNED from carrying out routine patrols &

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