Human rights activist, Femi Falana has again countered the police over its prohibition of #EndSARSMemorial in some states across the country.
Speaking at the commemorative lecture and public presentation titled, ‘One year after Endsars, 35 years after Dele Giwa and the quest to remake Nigeria’, Falana stated that Nigerians have the right to protest with or without a permit issued by the police.
Operatives of Kano State Police Command have arrested two suspected fuel suppliers to bandits in Katsina State.
The suspects are Musbahu Rabi’u and Jamilu Abdullahi, driver of the vehicle, J5 conveying the product.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, October 19, said the suspects were intercepted based on tip off while transporting the product concealed inside empty sack of sugar to the bandits in Jibia area of Katsina State.
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri has allegedly been arrested and detained by the police.
The actress friend and colleague, Doris Ogala hinted on the arrest via an Instagram post she shared. Though she never mentioned names, she however said he will be “sleeping with mosquito” till Wednesday October 20.
Men of the Kwara State Police Command have rescued the twin children and three staff of Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle, Oba Samuel Adelodun, who were kidnapped on Thursday by unknown gunmen.
The children, their father’s driver, security aide and maid were kidnapped while returning from Osi to Obbo-Ayegunle in Ekiti local government area of the state. The spokesman of the state police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the rescue of the victims by the policemen.
The police in Enugu state have arrested a 60-year-old man simply identified as Ikechukwu, for allegedly killing his son in Ogbozinne-Ndiagu Akpugo community, in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, October 14.
The father of four reportedly killed his son on Thursday on the claim that the 32-year-old allegedly threatened to kill him over issues yet to be ascertained.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana has said that the police lacks the power to ban public protests in Nigeria.
The senior advocate of Nigeria stressed that since the police have been notified of the public rallies scheduled to hold on October 20, it is required to “make arrangements for the provision of adequate security for the participants at the venues of the rallies.”