Continued Shooting of #EndSARS protesters could end Nigeria,CNPP again warns FG 

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has again warned the Nigerian government that the continued deployment of security agencies and sponsoring of hoodlums to attack unarmed peaceful protesters in the country may lead to anarchy and disintegration of the country.   The CNPP in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu described as “price of insensitivity” the ongoing arson in Lagos State and other parts of the country.   According to the statement by the umbrella body of all registered political parties and political association, “the adamant…

We can’t afford turning to refugees: Kwara Gov ….. commends Kwara youths for peaceful #EndSARS protest

Nigerians must eschew actions that could spark another civil war and turn citizens to refugees elsewhere, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq cautioned on Wednesday. Speaking at the 45th anniversary of the Emir of Lafiagi,Alhaji Sa’adu Kawu Haliru in Lafiagi, the Governor appealed for caution and peaceful resolutions of contending issues as the #EndSARS protests — now marred by arson — fester in some parts of the country. “We need peace for Nigeria to succeed. There are various forces wanting to tear us apart. We must not allow that to happen,”…

Confusion as judges, staff, litigants, ordered to vacate Abuja Federal High Court

There was pandemonium, on Wednesday, as judges, staff and litigants were asked to vacate the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, amidst the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country.   The instruction, which circulated like a wild fire at about 1:20pm, made the judges, staff and other people in the high-rise building, to abruptly stop their official duties as they filed out of the skyscraper. The News Agency of Nigeria’s efforts to get information from staff on why they were leaving their offices for home were unsuccessful. “We are asked to…

MASS PROTESTS: NSCIA declares Friday, Oct 23 as special prayer day for Nigeria

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has declared the coming Friday, October 23, 2020, as a day of special prayer for the nation. In an admonishing statement personally addressed to all Nigerian Muslims, by the Council’s President General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Dr. Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar, a strong emphasis was laid on the fact that only a peaceful environment backed up by fervent prayer could propel hope and harmony for the citizens of any country in which God is believed to be in control. The statement…

JIFORM condermns killing of #EndSARS Protesters 

 The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has condemned in strong terms the killings of Nigerians following protests against police brutality tagged #EndSars in the nation by the youths.   The President of JIFORM, Ajibola Abayomi, in a statement issued on Wednesday from Lagos, Nigeria said, “we are sad by the turnout of event in Nigeria following the murder of several protesters, burning of police stations and maiming of some police officers as fall outs of the protest embarked upon by the youths. “Without mincing words, we want to equally condemn…

45th Anniversary: Gov AbdulRazaq congratulates Emir of Lafiagi 

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the Emir of Lafiagi, Alhaji Sa’adu Kawu Haliru on the 45th anniversary of his ascending the throne of his forebears, prayed Allah to make his reign longer and more successful for the Lafiagi emirate. “I congratulate His Royal Highness the Emir of Lafiagi on the 45th anniversary of his assumption of office. Not only has His Royal Highness’s reign been very peaceful, it has also witnessed unprecedented socioeconomic development that is bringing prosperity and honour to sons and daughters of Lafiagi,” according to…

KWSG flags-off State-wide free surgical intervention

The Kwara State Government on Tuesday commenced the State-wide Free Surgical Intervention for members of the public with various forms of ailments that are amenable to surgical intervention in the State. The State-wide free Surgical intervention was flagged-off at the Afon General Hospital in Asa local Government Area of the State by the State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. Speaking at the first surgical outing to herald the commencement of the free Surgical intervention, the Kwara State Governor reassured members of the community of his commitment to health care of all and…

Gov AbdulRazaq inaugurates panel on #EndSARS protest    ….  urges victims to speak up, cautions against anarchy

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday inaugurated a panel of inquiry to hear out the grievances of citizens who have been victims of alleged police brutality in the state as part of the national efforts to calm frayed nerves, compensate victims, and reform the policing system. Members inaugurated were retired Justice Tunde Garba (Chairman); Retired AIG Issa Ojibara; Ronke Adeyemi; Hajia Fati Audu; Kaothar Adeyi; Mrs Jumoke Olaoye; Idris Gana; Nafisat Musa Buge; and Hassan Yusuf Adio. The secretary of the panel is Alhaji Shuaib AbdulGaniyu, Assistant Director (General…

No civil unrest in Kwara Polytechnic – Registrar

The management of Kwara state Polytechnic ,Ilorin has reacted to a report of civil unrest, rioting and breach of the peace in the two campuses of the institution. A statement signed by Ajibola S Jimoh,Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication said the clarifications became germane, in other to dispel the on-going rumour that the institution is engulfed in civil unrest and Students uprising. In fact, all students who were yet to complete their first semester examinations before the Covid-19 lock down, are all back on campus and sitting for their remaining…

HOW HON. KOLAWOLE LAWAL STANDS IN THE 9TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY By Obute James

Hon Kolawole Lawal, Chairman, House Committee on Ethics and Privileges and representative of Egbado South/ Ipokia Federal Constituency of Ogun State is one of the few federal lawmakers who did not hesitate to point to direction they are going in terms of the legislative duties.   This is evident in his contributions to debate on motions and bills in the chamber, response to his constituency’s challenges and constituents’ complaints, bills sponsoring and presentation of motions among other legislative activities. Within the last few months of the 9th National Assembly Hon.…