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Today's Headlines: Nigerians don’t trust Police — Arase, Settle Down To Work, Tinubu Tells Adeleke

Nigerians don’t trust Police — Arase

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The Chairman, Police Service Commissioner, Dr. Solomon Arase (IGP Retired) has blamed the seeming lack of success in the operationalization of Community Policing system in Nigeria on the fact that the citizens do not trust the Police.

He said that in Nigeria, the police have created a bad image for themselves as they are seen to violate human rights instead of protecting lives and property.

Stating that they use all forms of brutality on helpless citizens just for their selfish gain.

He said many Nigerians have developed unnecessary fear for the police and the concept of working with the police seems a major turn off for them.

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Settle Down To Work, Tinubu Tells Adeleke

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Tinubu said with the apex court in the land giving its verdict on the Osun governorship tussle, all must respect the judgement.

Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had gone to court to challenge the victory of Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but while the Tribunal sacked Adeleke, the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court affirmed the senator as the authentic winner of the July 16, 2022 poll.

In a statement on by his office, the President-Elect said, “I congratulate Mr. Ademola Adeleke over his declaration by the Supreme Court as the winner of Osun Governorship election.

“The apex court in the land has spoken and all of us must obey its verdict. It is the right thing to do for democracy and rule of law to continue to thrive in the land.

Cultists plans to disrupt May 29 inauguration

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The Ogun State chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday, raised the alarm over plans by some hoodlums to disrupt the May 29 inauguration of Prince Dapo Abiodun, as the governor of the State for his second term in office.

The students, under the aegis of NANS Ogun Joint Campus Committee (JCC) and the National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) alleged that some members of a yet-to-be-identified cult group, who had infiltrated its association.

And are currently working with the opposition political parties in the state to cause mayhem and consequently unleash terror on some members of the public during the inauguration period.

In a statement jointly signed by NANS JCC Chairman and NAOSS National President, Damilola Kehinde Simeon and Ogunrombi Oluwagbemileke respectively, copies of which were obtained by Vanguard in Abeokuta, called on the government and security operatives in the state to immediately investigate the issues raised so as not to jeopardize the existing peace being enjoyed in the state.

Terrorists flee Zamfara, invade Katsina villages

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As the air and land components of the Nigerian military continued the onslaught on terrorists in Zamfara State, reports indicate that the terrorists have fled to neighbouring Sokoto, Niger and Katsina states where they are currently making life unbearable to the locals.

The terrorists have specifically, unleashed untold hardship and misery on villages close to Rugu forest in Safana, Batsari and Jibiya in Katsina State.

These made many inhabitants of these villages flee to safer locations.

A native of Batsari in Katsina State, who craved anonymity as he spoke to the BBC Hausa Service monitored by our correspondent in Kaduna, said the terrorists have now occupied areas in Jibiya at Shekewayen Yan Larba, Garin Labo, Jajjaye and Baranda, down to western Wagigi and Giginyu, up to the Safana border.

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