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Akinyemi: #EndSARS Protests Will Return In 2 Weeks, If Issues Are Not Addressed

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There are fears that #EndSARS demonstrators will take to the streets of Nigeria in the next two weeks if it is perceived that the government has set up judicial panels across the country to buy time.

Former Nigerian Minister of External Affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi expressed this when he featured on ARISE News on Wednesday and called on the federal government to urgently address the issues raised by the protesters.

“The government should at least give the youths the impression that you have not set up all these panels to buy time, but that you are really genuinely and seriously interested in addressing their issues.

“I will say and let me believe I am wrong, the judicial panels have just two weeks to address all these issues before the youths come back to the streets,” Prof. Akinyemi said.

He said like the #BlackLivesMatter, the #EndSARS demonstration has gone beyond stomach infrastructure and more of a call for good governance that will address the concrete issues that face the country.

The professor of political science noted that the way forward for Nigeria will be for the government to utilize the Justice Mohammed Uwais report on electoral reforms and the 2014 national conference report which he believes addresses the issues confronting Nigerians.

“We told government because I was part of that conference that the United Nations said Nigeria needs 1.5 million policemen, we have only about 350,000 and we were recommending that the Nigerian government should employ 750,000 more policemen.

The military also should employ more military men just to soak up the unemployment but at the same time provide security for the country.
“What we’ve seen in the past two weeks is that we don’t have enough men in uniform to guarantee security in this country if every part of the country decides to blow up. So you serve two purposes employment and security and those are things you can do immediately,” the former Minister said.

According to Professor Akinyemi, restructuring is also key to solving the many problems facing the country.

“We have just seen how every governor was scrambling around in the past two weeks, if you allow each state to have its own state police you wouldn’t.

“I have heard of a situation where the streets took over even governance in almost every state, so restructuring is that you allow things to be done at the local level,” he said.

Source:- Arise Tv

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American singer and Vogue cover star Lizzo joined the Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott for an intimate conversation covering the US election, diversity in fashion, and the transformative power of style.


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Dillish Mathews reacts to Adebayor’s comments that she cheated on him with a sugar daddy

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Former Big Brother Africa participant and the ex-girlfriend of Togoleses superstar Adebayor, Dillish Mathew has reacted to allegations made by the footballer as the cause of the break up.


According to Adebayor, one time his then girlfriend introduced introduced a man to him as her uncle not knowing the said man was actually the sugar daddy in the life of Dillish.

Adebayor took to his Insta stories to share more about his relationship with the former BBA star.

Well, Dillish after reading and hearing all that her ex-boyfriend has to say about her reacted to them and referred to the footballer as a Narcissistic personality disorder.

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She went out with a friend and made fan of the harshtag #DillishdribblesAdebayor where her friend called her CR 7 because she dribbled the footballer.

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A quick search on google for the meaning of Narcissistic shows that “it is a mental condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for excessive attention and admiration, troubled relationships, and a lack of empathy for others”.

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Three inmates who escaped from Edo prisons rearrested for robbery

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Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have rearrested three of the inmates who escaped from two correctional centres following an attack by hoodlums during the ENDSARS protests, for armed robbery.

The suspects, Osamuyi Omoregbe, Raymond Aimua and Omon Ayo, were among 34 suspects police paraded at the command headquarters on Friday, December 4, for armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

Briefing the media on its achievements in the fight against crimes in the state, the Police Commissioner, Johnson Kokumon said the three escapees would be charged for escaping detention as well as the fresh crime committed.

The CP disclosed that some of the escapees now pretend to be taxi drivers and dispossess passengers of belongings in the process of conveying them to their destinations.

Kokumon assured that the police will not rest until all the about 2,000 inmates who escaped from the custodian centres are arrested and arm and ammunition carted away are recovered.

Kokumo further disclosed that the suspects paraded include 20 armed robbery and four kidnap suspects.

He said others include seven suspects for alleged cultism and three suspects for escaping from lawful custody.

The commissioner disclosed that exhibits recovered from the suspects include AK-47 rifle with breach No. 5571, one English revolver pistol, nine locally made pistols, three live cartridges, two expended cartridges, one battle axe, and four vehicles.

“We also recovered 19 exotic phones, one police belt, one pair of police Inspector insignia and one Army Camouflage cap. One POS Terminal, Sim cards of different Network, one red Daylong motorcycle with Reg. No. UBJ-325-VS, cash sum of N8,790, assorted sim cards of different Network, and assorted ATM cards of different banks were also recovered,” he said.

“As we approach the Yuletide season, the police will not rest on its oars until all the arms and ammunition carted away by the hoodlums, aftermath of EndSARS protest, are recovered and escapees from Benin and Oko Custodial Centres rearrested. The criminal elements resident in the Edo will not know peace while those planning incursion from contiguous states are warned to steer clear as the police command is fully prepared to wage war against them.” he added.

He noted that the command had continued to discharge its constitutional responsibilities aimed at protecting lives and property by striving to prevent crime and criminality.

“However, there have been reported cases of kidnapping and inter-cult rivalry clashes in the state; they are being painstakingly looked into with a view to sniffing out the perpetrators wherever they hibernate.”

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