Date
March 29, 2018

GIST: Young Lady Who Disobeyed Lagos Bridge Shut Down Order for Buhari, Beaten & Arrested By Policemen READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

A Young Lady Who Disobeyed Lagos Bridge Shut Down order due to President Buhari’s visit was beaten and  Arrested by Policemen earlier today. According to reports, one young lady asked why can’t they use the pedestrian bridge as she decided to ‘disobey the state order’. The young lady was beaten by the policemen and also arrested alongside one other man who tried to help her – to the shock of other bystanders. Meanwhile, Nigerians have condemned the virtual shutdown of Lagos due to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. They also berated the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led government for shutting down the nation’s commercial hub. [Read]

SECURITY: IGP ‘sacks’ Police commissioner who declared Melaye wanted READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate removal of the Kogi State Police commissioner, Ali Janga who declared Melaye wanted. The IGP’s decision was sequel to the announcement by Janga that the two suspects who indicted Kogi lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye had escaped from Police custody. Subsequently, Janga declared Senator Melaye and seven others wanted. In a statement signed by Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, IGP Idris ordered CP Esa Sunday Ogbu to immediately replace Janga. The IGP expressed displeasure over the circumstances surrounding the escape of the two suspects. The statement reads: “The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, is dissatisfied with the circumstances surrounding [Read]