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Today’s Headlines: Lawan Mourns Gulak, Begs Against Revenge, Falz Leads Protest Against Insecurity.

Lawan mourns Gulak, begs those calling for revenge

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the murder of a former Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Gulak.

Lawan also appealed to those calling for revenge to exercise restraint and allow the security agencies to serve justice on the matter.

This was contained in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, titled, ‘Senate President condemns killing of Ahmed Gulak’.

It was earlier reported that gunmen on Sunday morning killed Gulak, in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

Gulak was callously murdered while he was on his way to catch a flight at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri

Falz, Falana protest against insecurity, bad governance

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, and Falz, his son, on Monday took part in a demonstration against insecurity and bad governance in the country.The protest, tagged ‘Enough is Enough, was organised by the Peoples Alternative Political Movement (TPAP-Movement), a coalition of labour and civil society organisations.

The protesters, led by Jaye Gaskiya, an activist, marched from the Ikeja bus stop axis to the governor’s office. They were seen carrying placards with inscriptions such as ‘provide security in schools’, ‘end kidnapping and banditry now’ and ‘stop killings, secure Nigeria’.

Police probe Rivers motor park explosion

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, has ordered a full-scale investigation into an explosion that rocked the popular Mile 3 motor park on Monday morning in Port Harcourt.

CP Friday gave the order while confirming the incident in a statement issued by the state Police Command’s Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni on Monday afternoon.

He said the explosion was from a locally made dynamite planted in a fish shop inside the park, saying the son of the lady who owns the shop was injured along with others.

New AIG Zone 2 warns criminals to vacate Lagos, Ogun

The new Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 2, Johnson Kokumo, on Monday warned criminals to vacate Lagos State and Ogun or risk the wrath of the law.

Kokumo gave the warning when he assumed duty at the Zone 2 Command Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos.

He said his mission was to detect, prevent and fight crime and criminals in Lagos State and Ogun with maximum respect for people’s rights.

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