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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government has ordered an investigation into reports of live ammunition fired at peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Plaza Tuesday evening. This was coming as Sanwo-Olu has urged residents to remain calm. Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in a statement, said the...
Lagos State Police Command Tuesday declared that no protest or gathering or procession under whatever guise, would henceforth be permitted within the state. The command, in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the #EndSAR protest has been hijacked by hoodlums who want to run down the...
Following activities of suspected hoodlums who have now hijacked the peaceful EndSARS protest across Nigeria, the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate deployment of anti-riot operatives to protect lives and property as well as secure critical national infrastructure across the country. The order was made known in...
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has again called on the Nigerian youth to call off their protest and engage government in a meaningful dialogue to find amicable solutions to their demands. Governor Abiodun who made the call when he hosted representatives of students of higher institutions in the State...
The House of Representatives on Tuesday says it has committed to a programme of reforms and collaborating with the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in a bid to bring about comprehensive transformation of the nation's police structure as Nigerian youths have continued with...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has imposed a 24hr curfew on all parts of the state following rising tension occasioned by activities of hoodlums who hide under the guise of the ongoing EndSARS protest. Governor Sanwo-Olu, who have in the last one week identified with protesters in Lagos, and commitedly...
As EndSARS protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) nears two weeks on Monday, some hoodlums have burnt down about 50 cars at Apo Mechanic village in Abuja. Thugs, alleged to be sponsored for the distruption of ongoing agitation for a comprehensive police reform...
The ongoing #EndSARS movement has assumed a violent dimension in Edo State as people posing as protesters attacked facilities of Nigeria Police Force. The protesters were accused of security facilities at Ugbekun Police Station, Oba Market Police Station and Idogbo Police Post in Benin, Edo State capital. Describing the incident as...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests across the state. The Sanwo-Olu administration issued the directive through Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, describing the safety of the...