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…

Buhari Gets Implicated In Budget Padding Saga

Yakubu Dogara has refused to resign over allegations that he and some principal members of the House of Representatives padded the budget to the tune of N40bn.

Recall that speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and some principal members of the House were accused by the that former chairman of the House committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, of padding the budget to the tune of N40bn.
But Dogara, who has been under fire since the allegations surfaced, says would not resign, insisting that budget padding was not an offence under the law. The All Progressives Congress has also ruled out sanctioning Dogara and Abdulmuminin Jibrin over the issue. However the as calls continue to mount for the resignation of the speaker, a section of Nigerians have also accused the presidency of culpability in the budget scandal.

The alleged that since the padded budget was signed by President Buhari, morality beckons on both the speaker the president to resign over the scandal.
Meanwhile, Yakubu Dogara has been criticized over his comment that he cannot be investigated or interrogated over alleged 2016 budget padding. According to the Professor Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Dogara goofed as nobody is exempted from prosecution or interrogation.