Visa ban, Asset Seizure, Other Sanctions Await Govt Officials As UK Parliament Lambast FG Over #EndSARS

-Adewale Adetoyese Huge sanctions including visa ban, freezing of assets and stopping the funding and training for the Nigeria Police Force among others now await Nigerian government officials and security agents over their roles in the controversial #EndSARS protests. TellAfrica gathered that this is as members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday took turns to lambast the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government for the attack and intimidation of protesters who took part in the #EndSARS demonstrations. The debate was sequel to a petition started by Silas Ojo which…

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CCTV Reveals Soldiers Arrived Lekki In Seven Trucks

-Adewale Adetoyese As the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20 on Saturday resumed the viewing of a CCTV footage submitted by the Lekki Concession Company, operator of the tollgate, the mysteries are now been unbundled. The footage showed that the scene was calm until about 6.43pm when people could be seen running towards the tollgate from the Oriental Hotel end. Two minutes later, at 6.45pm, vehicles, with flashing headlights, presumably…

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Fingal Social Inclusion Week: Bashir Obasekola PhD & Oluwo of Iwo, A Nigerian Monarch Stole The Show In Dublin

The migrant community in Fingal County Council, Dublin, Republic of Ireland were not just excited but grateful to the council for such an amazing event powered by MaryCare Foundation with the support of TellAfrica as homeland Africa was virtually relocated to Ireland on Tuesday 18 November 2020. The theme of the event: Health, Economic & Social Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Community in Fingal County Council & Environ was judiciously dealt by three guest speakers which includes; William Deng, Esq. from the Netherlands, Tolani Balogun RN while Oba Abdulrasheed…

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Hunger or Theft? As Masses Loot Hoarded Palliatives In Senator’s Home

Masses have invaded the residence of Teslim Folarin, the senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial district. The angry youths looted several new motorcycles at the Oluyole home of the lawmaker. Other materials carted away are freezers, grinding machines and other valuables. Many of such incidents have been recorded where the homes of various government officials and palliative storage have been looted in the last 48 hours. Earlier today, some hoodlums also looted materials at the home of a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, in Osun State.…

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Breaking! Buhari Confirms SARS Ban, Says Extensive Police Reforms Underway

-Adewale Adetoyese President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday broke his long silence over the #EndSARS protest rocking the country, through which the youths and other stakeholders are calling for a permanent ban of the Nigeria Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). TellAfrica learnt through a statement by his Senior Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Femi Adesina, that the President in Abuja declared that disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is the first step to extensive police reforms by his administration. Speaking at the launch of the Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES),…

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Victoria Acerta! IGP Bows To Pressure, Disbands SARS After Years Protests

-Adewale Adetoyese The Inspector-General of Police has announced the disbandment of Federal SARS and the 36 States and FCT Commands of SARS following public outrage. TellAfria gathered that the Police made this known through a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, noting that the action was taken “In the finest spirit of democratic, citizen-centred and community policing”. “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has today, 11th October, 2020, dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal…

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Ondo 2020: The Moment Of Truth!

Our dear good people of Sunshine State, today is the long awaited, to exercise our franchise by choosing the best candidate to serve us and provide the good governance to better the lives of our children. We have a choice to #VoteRight #VoteWise for that candidate who will make education easy for our wards and children. Remember, we are a product of our knowledge, “people perish for lack of knowledge” the bible attest. We have a choice to vote that candidate who is young at heart and dynamic, good enough…

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CALL FOR PEACE IN ONDO STATE

Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe receives with dismay and sadness the numerous sad news coming from our lovely Ondo State as we approach the Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday 10 October 2020. Election is not war! But the only known and globally acceptable instrument of democratically making a choice of leadership or representative forthe people. Hence, we are taken aback to hear of lives and properties been lost just as a result of the upcoming election. Politicians and their active supporters should know that no one’s political ambition is worth…

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FG Wins As Court Restrain NLC,TUC From Embarking Electricity/Petrol Hike Strike

-Adewale Adetoyese The Federal Government has on Thursday won at the National Industrial Court, Abuja, as an order of interim injunction restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), their officers, affiliates, and privies from embarking on any strike was granted. TellAfrica gathered that the order as granted by Justice Ibrahim Galadima, also restrained the NLC and TUC from halting work in whatsoever form as planned from Sept.28 or any other subsequent date pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice. The Court…

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Lawyers Commence Petition To Strip A.G Malami Abubakar Of SAN Title

A group of lawyers have signed a petition demanding the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, be stripped of the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria over his recent unilateral amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners 2007. The petition registered by Izu Aniagu, on change.org, is titled, “Sign to strip Nigeria’s AGF, Abubakar Malami, the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria” had received over 380 signatures. Aniagu claimed among other things that Malami unilaterally deleted the provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which provide…

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