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  1. 3 People Killed By Police During Protest In Sagamu
  2. Family of late Ogun State Footballer Demand Justice
  3. Former Police Boss States ‘Regional Security Requires Collaboration’
  4. Faure Gnassingbe Elected As Togo’s President For Fourth Term

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3 People Killed By Police During Protest In Sagamu

three people have been confirmed dead in Sagamu, Ogun State, as angry men and women took to the streets to protest the killing of a Remo stars footballer named Tiyamiyu Kazeem by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Kazeem was said to have been pushed from a SARS van on motion onto a speeding car that eventually killed him on Saturday after officers of the agency wrongly accused him of being an Internet fraudster (Yahoo boy).

Family of late Ogun State Footballer Demand Justice

The family of Kazeem Tiyamiyu, Remo Stars Football Club Assistant Captain allegedly killed by some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad on the Sagamu-Abeokuta road is demanding justice over the death of their son also known as Kaka.

The family said that the Ogun State Government should ensure that the killers of the deceased were brought to book.

The demand was made in a statement signed by family lawyers and the family’s spokesman refuting the statement released by the Public Relations Officer of the State Police that the footballer was knocked down by a hit-and -run driver; insisting that SARS operatives pushed the late Kaka off a speeding police vehicle.

Former Police Boss States ‘Regional Security Requires Collaboration’

A Former Commissioner of Police of The Federal Capital Territory, Mr Lawrence Alobi, said collaboration between states was key to regional security in the country.

Alobi, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, said that the concept of regional security would check security challenges in the regions and the country at large and recommended every region in the country to adopt the concept as it would help the Federal Government fight security challenges.

Faure Gnassingbe Elected As Togo’s President For Fourth Term

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe on Monday was declared victor in the country’s presidential elections early on Monday, clinching his fourth term as leader of the impoverished West African nation.

Provisional results from the national electoral commission (Ceni) showed the incumbent had received 72% of votes.

Going into the race, Gnassingbé, who has ruled Togo as president since 2005, was widely expected to win, extending over half a century of dynastic rule by his family