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Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu Supports Tinubu Ambition In 2023 Polls, No Plan To Reinstate SARS-IGP

PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, threw his weight behind the presidential bid of National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, in 2023, saying he has the quality to lead the nation.

Sanwo-Olu made the remark at the official launch of a campaign group, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju, SWAGA ’23, held in Ikeja, Lagos.

PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, on Thursday assured that there was no plan to reinstate the disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) into the Nigeria Police Force.

Mr Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

Mba explained that the clarification followed reports making the rounds both online and offline that the IGP had directed the reinstatement of the disbanded SARS.

PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers

NO fewer than 10 persons including policemen were yesterday killed as gunmen invaded Isu and Onicha-Igboeze communities, of Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Two Policemen were reportedly killed in Isu while others met a similar fate in Onicha Igboeze.

Vanguard further gathered that two Lawyers were also killed by the gunmen during the attack.

The two affected Lawyers, according to sources, were driving in a vehicle, when they ran into the gunmen who operated on a Lexus Jeep.

PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers

A woman, Taiwo Ogunade, has lamented how some men suspected to be policemen attached to the Oyo State Police Command snatched money and phone from her grandson.

Ogunade, who spoke to our correspondent amid tears on Thursday, said that the N150,000 she gave her grandson, Emmanuel Jesugbemi, to pay for her rent was taken by the officers.

She said, “I don’t like something that will make my blood pressure rise. I am fed up and I know that God will punish them.”

PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart in Bauchi State, Mallam Bibi Dogo, has said that the North-East geopolitical zone should, in the interest of fairness, justice, unity and brotherhood, be allowed to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023.

Dogo said this in a statement he made available in Bauchi, submitting that the zone was the most backward in Nigeria today compared to other zones in terms of socioeconomic development.

According to him, the North-East is backward despite the huge mineral resources and its population of electorates.

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APC All Progressives Babajide Sanwo-Olu PHOTO CREDIT Vanguard

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