Afternoon Update: Buhari Advised To Take Action Against Corrupt Security Agents, Nengi Jets Out To South Africa For First Movie Role, Rohr Vows To Break Algeria’s 18 Game Unbeaten Record

End SARS: Buhari Advised To Take Action Against Corrupt Security Agents

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately take action against all security agents who have violently attacked peaceful protesters demanding an end to police repression and brutality on Friday.

DAILY POST had reported that Teams of policemen were raiding some parts of Delta State to arrest youths, which may be unconnected with the End SARS protests.

Also, reports making the rounds on the internet said some protesters who hit the streets in Abuja were attacked with tear gas by some police officers trying to disperse them…READ MORE>>>

 

Police Sacks Assistant Commissioner, 9 Senior Officers

 

About 10 senior police officers have been dismissed and 9 others demoted.

The Police Service Commission, PSC, approved their dismissal and reduction in rank over various alleged misconduct

The punishment of severe reprimand for eight officers and letter of warning for three other officers were also approved by the commission…READ MORE>>>

 

Saraki Advises Buhari Govt On Handling Of Protesters

Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, on Friday urged the Federal government to listen to Nigerian youths protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force.

Saraki urged the government to engage the protesting youths on matters concerning their well being.

In a tweet, the former Senate President expressed hope that his approach would help calm the aggrieved youths…READ MORE>>>

 

Atiku Meets PDP Reconciliation Committee, Shares Vision To Rejuvenate Party

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, met with the reconciliation committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday.

Atiku disclosed in a tweet that the discourse at meeting was on how to strengthen the party.

He said that the meeting was “fruitful”, adding that he shared his vision for reviving the party with the delegation led by Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state…READ MORE>>>

 

Nengi Jets Out To South Africa For First Movie Role

2020 Big brother Naija second runner-up, Nengi Rebecca Hampson has reportedly flown to South Africa for her first movie role.

The reality bagged the role to join the movie crew in the re-make of a Nollywood classic movie ‘Nneka The Pretty Serpent’.

Nengi is said to play a leading character which would give her more screen time to market herself and also show off her wonderful abilities and intelligence…READ MORE>>>

 

‘Playing For Nigeria Is A Big Thing For Me’ – New Watford Defender William Troost-Ekong

?Playing for Nigeria is a big thing for me? ? New Watford defender William?Troost-Ekong

Dutch-born defender, Williams Troost Ekong, has revealed his sense of pride whenever he dons the green Jersey of the Super Eagles.

The newly signed Watford centre-back was born to a Nigerian father and a Dutch mother in the Netherlands, but decided to serve his father’s land in 2015 despite playing for the Dutch youth teams earlier in his career.

Troost-Ekong is in contention to make his 40th Super Eagles appearance against Algeria on Friday and ahead of the international friendly fixture in Austria, has disclosed how his decision to represent Nigeria made his family proud…READ MORE>>>

 

Nigerian Footballer, Adebayo Akinfenwa Reveals Plans Of Swapping Football For Wrestling

Nigerian footballer, Adebayo Akinfenwa reveals plans of swapping football for wrestling

English-born Nigerian striker, Adebayo Akinfenwa, who plays for Wycombe Wanderers has revealed plans of swapping football at the end of his playing career.

The 38-year-old, popularly known as ‘The Beast’, is a huge wrestling fan and first made his interest about switching sports last year.

Akinfenwa, who has enjoyed a 20-year playing career is now considering going into wrestling as soon as he hangs up his boots…READ MORE>>>

 

Gernot Rohr Vows To Break Algeria’s 18 Game Unbeaten Record In FIFA Friendly Match

Nigeria vs Algeria : Gernot Rohr vows to break Algeria

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has vowed to end Algeria’s unbeaten streak, as his side aim to beat the African champions in a friendly on Friday in Austria.

The Desert Foxes have remained unbeaten in their last 18 games, leading to their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt win, and even though the Super Eagles will be missing many of their key players for the encounter due to a number of reasons, Rohr believes his side can halt the impressive record of the North African side.

“It’s a match to test new players, we want to see what they are capable of, Algeria will be a big test for us, it’s a team that has been undefeated for 18 games and we will try to stop that,” Rohr said in a press conference…READ MORE>>>

 

Policemen Teargas Peaceful #EndSars Protesters In Abuja [VIDEO]

Policemen teargas peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Abuja (video)

The #EndSARS protest seems to have met strong resistance from policemen in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

In videos shared online, the peaceful protesters were seen being teargassed by policemen who charged at them. There is also an unconfirmed report of the security operatives using live bullets on the protesters.

This has led to an outcry on social media. Here is the video and some tweets below;…READ MORE>>>