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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
As #EndSARS protest assumes a violent dimension in Ondo, the State House of Assembly has called for calm. In an attempt to entreat the protesters, Speaker,  Bamidele Oloyelogun, on Thursday in Akure appealed to the youths to embrace peace and allow the government to attend to their agitations. While he urged...
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan socio-cultural group of the igbos, has distanced the Igbo tribe from provocative statement inciting the destruction of Yoruba assets in Lagos, credited to the leader of proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The group, through a statement issued by the President-General of Ohanaeze...
Following the widespread unrest occasioned by the use of force on unarmed peaceful #EndSARS protesters in some states in Nigeria's South, the Governor of Delta, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on all leaders in the country to rally and earnestly begin the process of correcting the wrongs in the...
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and citizens alike to eschew violence and embrace peace and dialogue to resolve issues surrounding the #EndSARS agitation. The appeal was given on Wednesday in video recording and a letter that is now widely circulated on...
Nigeria's Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has called for a quick and thorough investigation to determine the facts of Tuesday night event where men in army uniform shot at unarmed peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate in Lagos. what happened last night in Lagos. The speaker,...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his commitment to extensive Police reforms should never be in doubt, presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina stated in a statement on Wednesday. The presidency spokesman stated that the President had in September 2020 signed the new Nigeria Police Act, the first comprehensive revision of...
On the night of Tuesday, October 20, 2020, barely a month that the world's most populous black nation celebrated its 60th independence anniversary, men believed to be officers of the Nigerian Army were alleged to have shot at unarmed peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll gate area of...
The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, have called on the Nigerian government to end the killing of protesters against police brutality in Nigeria. The spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, in a statement stated to that “I’ve been asked about the ongoing protests in Nigeria and I can tell...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday night released video of Lekki shooting, describing it as a massacre. The opposition party condemned in very strong terms the killing of peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of the country. "It is shocking that security agents and, in...
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu ìn a remark posted on twitter Wednesday morning has distanced himself from the rain of bullets on unarmed peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate on the night of Tuesday October 10, 2020. The Governor, who earlier on Tuesday imposed curfew on the...