Lagos Massacre 20-10-2020: The murderers must be brought to justice

Lagos Massacre 20-10-2020: The murderers must be brought to justice

Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa Vibrant, patriotic Nigerian youths were hunted and shot like rabbits by young soldiers on diets of APC, brainwashed to shoot even their mothers. They were led by officers who devour the ration of their men and wash down their meals with bottles of strong drinks. Gallant security men who in 10 years cannot capture Sambisa Forest from a ragtag force of ‘bloody civilian’ terrorists, used the cover of darkness…

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#ENDSARS Protest: Reps Minority Caucus condemns killing of protesters; calls for arrest, prosecution of officers involved in the Lekki killing

#ENDSARS Protest: Reps Minority Caucus condemns killing of protesters; calls for arrest, prosecution of officers involved in the Lekki killing

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu during planary. The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has strongly condemned the Tuesday October 20, 2020 killing of peaceful and unarmed protesters by suspected security operatives at Lekki Toll Gate and other parts of the country. The lawmakers, in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 said that “such wicked act of extra-judicial killing of defenseless citizens,…

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Police not above the citizenry; as servants of the people, not above the law, says Reps Speaker

Police not above the citizenry; as servants of the people, not above the law, says Reps Speaker

Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, House of Representatives. The Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 said that a frame work is being developed to give Nigerians a deserving and service oriented police force. Addressing his colleagues on the floor of the Green Chambers, he reflected on the on-going #ENDSARS protest by the youth of Nigeria, he said: “I will not sign off on a 2021 Budget that does…

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#Endsars Protest:Product of political injustice, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo; decries targeting of Igbo businesses

#Endsars Protest:Product of political injustice, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo; decries targeting of Igbo businesses

Chief John Nnia Nwodo, President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The Ndigbo umbrella socio-cultural and political Organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the raging youth revolt in the country against the menace of Police brutality as mirrored by Special Armed Robbery Squad, SARS, has its root in the existing political injustice in the country. A statement to this effect which came from the President General, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, noted that the youth rebellion has brought to…

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#EndSARS protests: Speak Now, Mr President, NUJ urges Buhari

#EndSARS protests: Speak Now, Mr President, NUJ urges Buhari

President Buhari. Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says it is alarmed by the continued silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over the #EndSARS protests that have engulfed the country. This is contained in a statement by the national body of the union signed by its National Secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman, Walin Shadalafiya. Excerpts of the statement reads: “Nigerians, mainly the youth are protesting against Police brutality that had characterised the operations of the dreaded Special Anti-Rubbery…

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IGP orders deployment of anti-riot police officers, charges officers to protect lives, defend critical infrastructure

IGP orders deployment of anti-riot police officers, charges officers to protect lives, defend critical infrastructure

IGP Mohammed Adamu. The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has ordered immediate nationwide deployment of anti-riot police unit – the Police Mobile Force (PMF) – to protect lives and property of all Nigerians and secure critical national infrastructure across the country. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, (FPRO), Force Headquarters, Abuja, DCP Frank Mba, stated that the IGP has also ordered massive deployment of Police operatives to strengthen security around Correctional…

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Police brutality: Delta to establish victims’ support fund, inaugurates panel of inquiry

Police brutality: Delta to establish victims’ support fund, inaugurates panel of inquiry

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr). Ifeanyi Okowa (middle), and members of the newly inaugurated Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police brutality, shortly after their inauguration in Government House , Asaba. Monday 19/10/20.PHOTO: BRIPIN ENARUSAI Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, today, Monday October 19, 2020 announced that the state government would establish a Special Victims’ Support Fund for the payment of monetary compensation to deserving victims of police brutality or related extra-judicial killings in the state….

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Commissioner warns against keeping children in school beyond stipulated time

Commissioner warns against keeping children in school beyond stipulated time

Mr.Patrick Ukah, Delta’s Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education. Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has cautioned heads of public and private schools in the state to adhere strictly to the official time table guiding academic activities for the 2020/2021 session. The Commissioner in charge of the ministry, Mr. Patrick Ukah, gave the warning in Asaba on Monday (19/10/2020) in a statement saying that the warning has become necessary because the ministry has…

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EndSARS, StartSWAT, labour and a wrinkled leadership

EndSARS, StartSWAT, labour and a wrinkled leadership

Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, thinks Nigerian youths are lazy and want to be spoon-fed like babies. Some other arms of the country’s wrinkled leadership believe that the youths are hooked on Big Brother Naija and other inanities. So it came as a shock when the youths rose 12 days ago to demand an end to impunity by insisting that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad,…

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#ENDSARS Protest: A national movement, says Muoboghare, scolds Police for being rotten at the head; urges Buhari to address nation

#ENDSARS Protest: A national movement, says Muoboghare, scolds Police for being rotten at the head; urges Buhari to address nation

Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Delta’s Commissioner for Higher Education. The #EndSARS protest by youths across Nigeria has been described as not just a protest but a national movement. Higher Education Commissioner of Delta State, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare who spoke today, Monday October 19, 2020, at media parley with journalists of the Indigenous Correspondents’ Chapel of the Delta state council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the conference room of his office at the Olorogun Felix…

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