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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Right here is immediately’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers

1. The Nationwide Examination Council (NECO) has introduced the reschedule of Paper I Laptop Research Practicals which was to happen on Monday 19 October 2020 to November 16 2020.

Head, Data and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, mentioned the paper was rescheduled due to the Finish SARS protests that blocked the free motion of transport on the entrance gate into Benin Metropolis, the Edo state capital.

2. The Inspector-Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has confirmed that coaching for the newly-created Particular Weapon and Ways Staff (SWAT), will start on Monday.

Adamu, on Sunday, additionally listed the {qualifications} of officers to be skilled within the new police tactical crew to switch the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).

3. Some Nigerians protesting police brutality of their dwelling nation had been arrested in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday.

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In a video that surfaced on-line, the Nigerians had been seen chanting solidarity songs whereas the policemen tried to disperse them on the Nigerian Embassy, the protesters repeatedly chanted #EndSARS, which led to their arrest.

4. The Nigerian Military on Sunday assured that its Operation Crocodile Smile drill was not focusing on anti-SARS protesters.

Spokesman of the Nigerian Military, Musa Sagir, mentioned opposite to insinuations, the operation was not aimed toward stifling the continued nationwide protest.

5. Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, warning in opposition to using navy pressure in opposition to protesters throughout the nation.

In a letter to President Buhari on Sunday, Adams mentioned as an alternative of deploying troopers in opposition to peaceable protesters, the President ought to take heed to the folks to not solely reform, however rework the police.

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6. Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has reminded contributors within the ongoing #EndSARS protests that some operatives of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, have contributed immensely to the conflict in opposition to criminality over time.

MURIC mentioned that nearer consideration also needs to be paid to different police departments if the excesses of the police goes to be curbed.

7. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday assured Nigerians that the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Power, NPF, has ended.

Lawan made the comment whereas disclosing that Buhari ordered the dissolution of SARS and never the Inspector Common of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu as extensively believed in sine quarters.

8. Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to not use the Navy in opposition to #EndSARS protesters.

He additionally mentioned the Chief of Military Employees, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, dangers going through the Worldwide Legal Courtroom (ICC) if any of the protesters is killed.

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9. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has famous that personnel of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, had been skilled to confront some conditions the abnormal policemen can’t face.

The Governor lamented the disbandment of the police unit, saying it ought to have been reformed as an alternative.

10. Former Niger Delta militant chief, Alhaji Asari Dokubo has known as on folks of the area to shun the protests in opposition to police brutality and scrapping of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, and deal with the reinvention of the Sovereign State of Biafra.

In a Fb submit on Sunday, Asari addressed folks of Niger Delta collaborating within the nationwide protests which he mentioned is a waste of time.

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