Afternoon Update: SARS Database Hacked, Details Of Officers Leaked, FCT Bans End-SARS Protest, NYSC Camp Gets Resumption Date

SARS Database Reportedly Hacked, Details Of Officers Leaked

A website hacker popularly known as anonymous has reportedly broken into the database of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force and released details of the officers in the now defunct unit.

The hacker released about 371 names of SARS…READ MORE


BREAKING: FCT bans End-SARS protest in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Musa Bello, has banned all forms of street protests in the capital city of Abuja.

Bello announced the ban at a security meeting which had in attendance, the Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Mr Olusade Adesola, heads of various security agencies and military formations in the FCT, senior members of staff of the FCTA, representatives of religious and traditional institutions as well as Area Council Chairmen.

This followed the demonstration against…READ MORE


NYSC orientation camp gets resumption date

The National Youth Service Corps orientation camp will resume next month, the minister for youth and sports Sunday Dare said on Thursday.

“The Resumption of the NYSC Orientation Camp for prospective Youth Corpers has been approved and opens on November 10th, 2020,” said on Twitter.

“Full COVID-19 protocols will…READ MORE


48-year-old man rapes wife’s niece, 13, in Lagos

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, has arrested a 48-year-old man, Charles Ekwe, for allegedly defiling his wife’s 13-year-old niece.

In a statement signed by the command’s spokesperson, Mrs Kehinde Bada-Okoli, on Wednesday, the suspect was arrested…READ MORE


UPDATE: Thugs Attacking Protesters Conveyed To Rally Ground In Lagos Government Buses

Thugs, who attacked peaceful protesters in Lagos, were brought to the protest ground in buses owned and operated by the Lagos State Government, SaharaReporters has learnt.

Managing Director of Primero Transport, the company operating the buses on behalf of the government, Mr Fola Tinubu…READ MORE


JUST IN: FG, ASUU resume negotiation on lingering strike

The federal government has on Thursday resumed negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to put an end to the lingering strike action.

For over six months, university lecturers have refused to resume work owing to controversies surrounding the implementation of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) salary payment platform.

The body of lecturers called out its members on an…READ MORE


Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths hit 1116 as NCDC announces new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 179 new COVID-19 infections and 1116 fatalities in the country.

NCDC disclosed this on Wednesday. It said Nigeria’s total number of confirmed cases is now 60,834.

Lagos recorded the highest…READ MORE


England vs Denmark: Gareth Southgate reacts to Maguire’s red card in 1-0 defeat

England manager, Gareth Southgate, has said Harry Maguire has his “full support” after he was sent off during the Nations League 1-0 defeat to Denmark.

Maguire was given his marching orders in the 31st minute of the match on Wednesday night, after being shown yellow cards for rash tackles on Yussuf Poulsen and Kasper Dolberg.

Moments later, the Christian Eriksen…READ MORE