Afternoon Update: APC Speaks On Giving Igbo 2023 Presidential Ticket, Anonymous Hacks INEC, EFCC Websites, Police Demotes, Dismisses 37 Officers

2023: APC speaks on giving presidential ticket to Igbo candidate

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has said that the next presidential candidate of the party will be based on agreement by stakeholders”.

Nabena, speaking with the Sun, also suggested measures the Southeast geopolitical zone can adopt to actualise Igbo presidency in 2023.

“We know that there are six geographical zones in the country. But what is going to be the major determinant is the agreement…READ MORE


End SARS: Anonymous confirms hacking CBN, EFCC websites, targets more

The websites of the Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been hacked.

Anonymous, a band of unknown individuals, has claimed responsibility, with a threat to seize control of more government websites.

Earlier on Friday, they took over the…READ MORE


SARS: Abayomi Shogunle, Dolapo Badmos affected as Police demotes, dismisses 37 officers [Full list]

The Nigeria Police has dismissed and demoted some former members of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The Police Service Commission (PSC) is expected to order the prosecution of 24 other ex-SARS operatives for various acts of misconduct.

Names and service numbers of those…READ MORE


Sports Minister to Flag off Ogbomosoland Marathon

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will flag off the maiden edition of the Ogbomosoland marathon race on Saturday, November 28,2020 in Ogbomosho, according to organisers of the race.

“The Honourable Minister who is a proud son of Ogbomoso will flag off the historic race..READ MORE


How SARS Operatives Killed My Constituent –Nigerian Senator

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, lawmaker representing Ondo South Senatorial District, on Friday said operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad killed one of his constituents.

Tofowomo disclosed this in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity…READ MORE


Lagos: No one died in Otedola bridge explosion – Police

The Saturday morning explosion that occurred on Otedola bridge in Lagos was not fatal.

The Lagos State Police Command made the confirmation in a statement.

The Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in an update, said the accident was recorded…READ MORE