The Big 5: 32 SARS Operatives arrested, Amnesty International on the NGO Bill and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today.

The Inspector General of Police has ordered the arrest of 32 Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

They would be tried on various allegations levelled against them.


The Olubadan, Oba Adetunji has said that the 21 Obas who recommended his removal are the end of the year jokers.

He said it is quite surprising that educated people should be making comments on issues even when the issue at hand is presently in court.


Amnesty International has asked Nigerians to stop the public hearing of the NGO Bill scheduled for today, December 13 and tomorrow 14, as it would only act to gag Nigerians from speaking out.

The body said the House of Representatives understands the devastating effects of the bill, probably the reason they speedily want to pass it.


The governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, has asked Nigerian youth to only seek information that would be beneficial for the future.

He said the only difference between the rich and the poor in information. Information that stands as a powerful tool in anyone’s hands.


An ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives has queried banks for withholding monies running into N50 billion, in violation of the Treasury Singel Account (TSA) policy.

The banks, in reply, said President Buhari gave permission for such but, the committee asked the banks to appear before it and present evidence of that.

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