Breaking: GOV WIKE IMPOSES CURFEW ON PARTS OF RIVERS STATE (A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS)

A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS 21st OCTOBER 2020. My Dear Good People of Rivers State, 2. We appreciate and commend the peaceful nature of the on-going “ENDSARS” protests in Rivers State. 3. Sadly, it is becoming clear by the day that the protest has been hijacked by hoodlums to unleash carnage and destroy property. 4. Earlier today, some hoodlums attacked … Continue reading Breaking: GOV WIKE IMPOSES CURFEW ON PARTS OF RIVERS STATE (A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY GOVERNOR NYESOM WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS)

#EndSARS Protest: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS KILLING OF PROTESTERS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has strongly condemned the Tuesday 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, said that “such wicked act of extra-judicial killing of defenseless citizens, by … Continue reading #EndSARS Protest: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS KILLING OF PROTESTERS

#EndSARS Protests: GOV WIKE SETS UP 9-MEMBER JUDICIAL PANEL OF ENQUIRY ON POLICE BRUTALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Governor of Rivers State has approved the setting up of a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the brutality and human rights abuse perpetrated by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) in the State. Members of the Commission are: 1. Hon. Justice C.I. Uriri (rtd) – Chairman 2. Mrs Florence Amiesimaka (FIDA) 3. Tonye Ibisiki, Esq, (Nigerian Bar … Continue reading #EndSARS Protests: GOV WIKE SETS UP 9-MEMBER JUDICIAL PANEL OF ENQUIRY ON POLICE BRUTALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

GOV WIKE RESTATES POSITION ON POLICE REFORM, AS CONCERNED MOTHERS IN RIVERS SUE FOR BEST PRACTICES

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has restated his call for the total reform of the Nigeria Police Force. Governor Wike was speaking while addressing thousands of Rivers women under the auspices of “Concerned Mothers in Rivers State” who came on #EndSARS protest march to Government House, Port Harcourt, on October 19, 2020. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, … Continue reading GOV WIKE RESTATES POSITION ON POLICE REFORM, AS CONCERNED MOTHERS IN RIVERS SUE FOR BEST PRACTICES

Breaking: EDO GOVT DECLARES 24-HOUR CURFEW

The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The curfew is to take effect from 4pm, October 19, 2020. This decision has become necessary because of the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and attacks on private individuals and institutions by hoodlums in the guise of #ENDSARS protesters. While the government of Edo State respects the rights of its … Continue reading Breaking: EDO GOVT DECLARES 24-HOUR CURFEW

#EndSARS Protests: DELTA SETS UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE POLICE BRUTALITY, EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved the constitution of an 8 – man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or related extra – judicial killings in Delta State from victims of the Nigeria Police Special Anti – Robbery Squard (SARS) or any other police unit, with a view to delivering justice to them. According to a statement … Continue reading #EndSARS Protests: DELTA SETS UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE POLICE BRUTALITY, EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS

#ENDSARS Protests: CONSEQUENCE OF LEADERSHIP FAILURE – Okowa

“Nigeria has witnessed the power of social media and the unquenchable energy of our youth — especially those who took to the streets to express their grievances peacefully. Make no mistake, we see you! We hear you! We are working to make things better!” – Gov. Okowa Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said ongoing nationwide protests for an end to police brutality … Continue reading #ENDSARS Protests: CONSEQUENCE OF LEADERSHIP FAILURE – Okowa