I Regret Creating SARS In 1984 — Former CP Fulani Kwafaja

A retired Commissioner of Police, Fulani Kwajafa, has expressed regrets for establishing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. . . Kwajafa while speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa said the unit had completey derailed from its founding objectives. . . “I entered the Nigeria Police Force in 1984. Then robbery was prevalent. Buhari, the then Head of State, got a lot of complaint. He told me and Mr Inyang, the then IGP, that we must do something about it or be fired. . . Mr Inyang called me and told me to come up with a plan to save the country from thieves, so I said okay. . . After four months of creating SARS, there was peace, those who were not caught ran, and those who were caught were sent to prison. . . This thing frustrates me, there is no reason why because someone commits a crime that the person should be killed. There are laws and no one will give an order that if you see armed robbers kill the person. . . I’ve been hearing disheartening news, to the extent that…

Donald Trump: Congrats To You, Hilary

Twitter blew up when Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Thursday. The following is a selection of reactions, from Clinton supporters and her Republican opponent Donald Trump:

@POTUS “Great speech. She’s tested. She’s ready. She never quits. That’s why Hillary should be our next @POTUS. (She’ll get the Twitter handle, too)” Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate @realDonaldTrump “No one has worse judgement than Hillary Clinton – corruption and devastation follows her wherever she goes.” Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton’s primary rival

@BernieSanders “I congratulate @HillaryClinton on this historic achievement. We are stronger together.” Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump “Our way of life is under threat by Radical Islam and Hillary Clinton cannot even bring herself to say the words.” Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist @NickKristof “Hillary Clinton was never renowned for oratory, but tonight’s speech was the best I’ve ever seen her give–esp when standing up to Trump” Jon Lovett, TV writer and producer @jonlovett “Last week was a convention about Donald Trump.

This is a convention about America. I like America better.” Bill Clinton @billclinton “More than ever, I’m with her, our next President.” Rich Galen, former press secretary to Republican House speaker Newt Gingrich @richgalen “How can it be that I am standing at my kitchen counter sobbing because of the messages being driven at the DNC? Where has the GOP gone?” Sam Tanenhaus, author @samtanenhaus “Her best speech –once she got to trump and loosened up. Didn’t shed the ‘trust’ baggage but no one trusted Nixon either and he won twice”