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[BREAKING] #EndSARS: Presidential panel approves protesters’ demands

The Presidency on Tuesday said the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has approved the five-point demands put forward by youths that have been protesting across the country.

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The Presidency on Tuesday said the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has approved the five-point demands put forward by youths that have been protesting across the country.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Presidential panel on police reforms swings into action, plays 5-point demand of protesters.’

Adesina said following directives by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the dissolution of SARS, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, convened a meeting with stakeholders, agreeing to meet demands.

He said the demands acceded to included halting use of force against protesters and unconditional release of arrested citizens.

According to the presidential spokesman, the meeting, organised by the Office of the Inspector General of Police and National Human Rights Commission, was a multi-stakeholders’ forum attended by leaders and representatives of civil society organisations in Nigeria, activists from the entertainment industry and the #EndSARS movement and development partners.

He said the Ministry of Police Affairs and Police Service Commission were also present at the meeting that affirmed that the five-point demands of the protesters and the #EndSARS movement are genuine concerns and will be addressed by the government.

He quoted a communiqué of the meeting signed by the IGP and Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu, as, “Following the public protests regarding various forms of human rights violations by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and the consequent disbandment of the unit by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, there arose the need for stakeholder engagement to build trust and restore public confidence in law enforcement.

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“The agitations also brought to the fore, the need to implement the recommendations of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

“The Forum was addressed by the Inspector General of Police and the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission.

“The Forum collectively: welcomed the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; reaffirmed the constitutional rights of Nigerians to peaceful assembly and protest; further affirmed the sanctity of life of every Nigerian and the role of the Police in protecting this right; affirms that the five-point demands of the protesters and the ENDSARS movement are genuine concerns and will be addressed by the government.

Adesina added that the forum noted that the dissolution of SARS presents an opportunity to embark on comprehensive reforms aimed at repositioning the Nigerian Police Force as a modern, responsive and citizens-centred law enforcement organisation.

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Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

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Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

This 19 year protestor was shot and killed by military thugs today in Mandalay. Her shirt says “Everything will be OK”. Coca-Cola bottle in her hand is to help to those who got hit by tear gas.

Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady Share My Body Part If Am Killed In This Protest, Say A 19 year old Asian Lady

She sacrificed her life to teach us there is a hope.

And she also left a letter saying “If I was wounded and couldn’t be back to good condition, please do not save me. I will give the left useful parts of my body to someone who needs it.” was shot at the head and dead in Mandalay today

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Northern Food Dealers Made U-turn Decision On Food Supply To the South

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Northern Food Dealers Made U-turn Decision On Food Supply To the South

Following the decision of the food dealers from the north to stop food supplies to the southern part of the country, the association guiding the activities of the body has reverse Their decision.

The leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has agreed to end the blockade of supplies to the south.

They reached the agreement at an ongoing meeting with some governors in Abuja on Wednesday.

Abdullahi Tom, a youth leader of the cattle dealers in Lagos, told journalist Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is among the leaders who appealed to them to end the industrial action.

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Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins ‘Physician of the Year’ In The US

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Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

Not too long after celebrating the victory of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who became the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), her sister, Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi has additionally won Family Physician Of The Year 2021 in Maryland, the United States making her the first Black female to win the esteemed honor.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

This honor was presented to Ms. Okonjo-Udochi by The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians (MDAFP).

Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi established Millennial Family Care in 2003. She was declared Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor in 2019. She is perceived as a top essential consideration specialist in Maryland and past and is highlighted as a clinical master on specialists’ meetings on CNN, FOX News, CNBC, and the sky is the limit from there.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

The newly emerged World Trade Organization Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala congratulated her sister on Twitter.
She wrote, “Congratulations Dr Njideka Udochi, Maryland’s Family Physician Of The Year. Thank you for your care of COVID-19 patients and for saving so many lives. Proud of you my sister”.

Njide Okonjo-Udochi, Sister To Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Becomes First Black Female As She Wins 'Physician of the Year' In The US

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