‘Shelve Operation Crocodile Smile to avert crisis’

The Anambra State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has chided the military over its proposed Operation Crocodile Smile. The body of the nation’s lawyers described the exercise as ill-timed and insensitive in the face of the current nationwide #EndSARS and civil protests. In a joint statement on Tuesday…

Rapists, kidnappers to die by hanging in Nasarawa – Sule

Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule has revealed that henceforth, rape, kidnapping cases would receive a death sentence. The state governor stated Wednesday at the flag-off awareness creation, sensitisation on the spate of rape and kidnapping in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. Sule who was represented by the deputy governor, Emmanuel…

#EndSARS: Lekki shootings unacceptable, say SANs

Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Dr. Babatunde Ajibade and Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa Wednesday condemned Tuesday’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at Lekki tollgate in Lagos. In separate statements, they said such action was inexcusable and called on the government to stay the hand of the military from further assaults. The…

Armed men invade The Nation, set office ablaze

Armed men on Wednesday set headquarters of Vintage Press Limited, publishers of The Nation ablaze after a commando-like invasion. A statement by the management signed by Editor, The Nation Mr Adeniyi Adesina, said the invaders “kicked their way into the premises after scaring away security men on duty, brandishing their…

Delta Killings: FG files fresh charges against seven terror suspects

The Federal Government has filed a three-count amended charge against seven persons, alleged to have been involved in the 2017 killings in Idumuje-Ugboko Community of Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. The filing of the amended charge was informed by the addition of four more defendants to the…