Monday, 24 February 2020

Inspector-General of Police Orders Investigation Into Killing Of Remo Stars Player

     The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Division (FCID), DIG Anthony Ogbizi, to investigate the killing of a player of Remo stars football club, Tiyamiyu Kazeem.

   Conflicting reports emerged on Saturday of how Mr Kazeem, an Assistant captain and defender with the club, was killed, with the police claiming that he was knocked down by a vehicle while trying to cross the expressway in order to evade arrest by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Governor Abiodun promises to investigate killing of Remo Stars’ player, Kazeem Tiamiyu

   Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has advised residents of the state to remain calm and not resort to self – help in respect of the late Remo Stars Football Club defender, Kazeem Tiamiyu who was killed by men of the Nigerian Police in Sagamu on Saturday.

  While also assuring that similar cases will be looked into, he described the killing of the soccer star as unfortunate and urged  players, management and supporters of Remo Stars Football Club, to remain calm, adding that the killers would be brought to justice.

  The Governor, who expressed shock at the tragic event, assured that a proper, transparent and independent investigation would be launched into the incident to know what transpired with a view to bringing those responsible to justice. The Governor eulogised the late player as a young man with great potentials and stated that his government would not take with levity, the safety of lives and property of the good people of Ogun State.

He promised that the incident would not be swept under the carpet, calling on everyone to be calm during the investigation and be confident that anyone found culpable would be brought to book. He also sympathised with the two persons hospitalised as a result of Thursday’s shooting at Olomoore Market, Abeokuta by men of anti-cultism team of Ogun State police Command.

  Meanwhile, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed deep grief over the death of the vice chairman of the Rivers State Football Association, Chief and Remo Stars’ players Kazeem Tiamiyu. Omineokuma-Kile died last Thursday while Tiamiyu was killed by men of the Nigeria Police on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo's former bodyguard, Nigel Davis dies after collapsing at home

   Cristiano Ronaldo’s bodybuilder ex-minder has died at 50. Hulking Nigel Davis, known to pals as "Big Nige" passed away at Royal Stoke University Hospital after a short illness which initially started when he collapsed at home.

Togo opposition,Agbéyomé Kodjo alleges 'fake' polling stations


  A Togo opposition leader has accused authorities of setting up fake polling stations in Saturday's presidential election to skew the result in favour of the incumbent.

CBN sets rules for domiciliary account


   Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday said customers can deposit dollar into their domiciliary accounts but are not allowed to transfer it to another party. In a statement, CBN, Corporate Communications Director, Isaac Okorafor, said  the apex bank had not  prohibited the acceptance of foreign currency  cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks (DMBs).

President Buhari Sympathises With Family Of Victims

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Boko Haram attack on Garkida in Adamawa State, extending his sympathy to families of victims. The President assured that no part of Nigeria would be abandoned to their fate.