Category Archives: Breaking

#EndSARS: Tinubu Urges Protesters To Call Of Demonstrations, Allow Government Implement Demands

Former Governor of Lagos state and National Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told #EndSARS protesters to call off demonstration in order to give the federal government a chance to implement their demands. Tinubu who disclosed this via Twitter on Tuesday averred that the Buhari administration has acted with commendable dispatch by…

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All Lagos Schools To Close Until Further Notice Due To #ENDSARS Protests

Schools across the Lagos has been ordered immediate closure following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests. This directive was issued on Monday October 19 by the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, on behalf of the government, as part of the measures aimed at ensuring the safety of the pupils/students, parents, and all staff working…

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Cars Set On Fire As Armed Thugs, Protesters Clash At #EndSARS Rally In Abuja

What started as a peaceful #EndSARS rally in Abuja Monday ended with allegedly over 200 vehicles on fire, tear gas deployed, protesters being attacked by the police, and more destruction. The rally coincided with similar violent events that have been going on in the country’s capital around the country in the aftermath of Special Anti-Robbery Squad’s disbandment. According to Punch,…

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#EndSARS: Governor Sanwo-Olu Swears In Lagos Judicial Panel, Commences Hearing

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu hosted the swearing in of a Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution which he recently formed to inquire cases of human rights abuses by officials of the now-defunct police tactical unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The panel headed by Justice Doris Okuwobi of the Lagos State High Court was sworn in on Monday at the Lagos House,…

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#EndSARS: Okonjo-Iweala And Bishop Oyedepo Endorse Anti-Police Brutality Protests

Living Faith Church’s presiding Bishop David Oyedepo has joined a former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in backing youths protesting against police brutality, extrajudicial killings, and extortion in the country. Oyedepo who spoke during a church service on Sunday October 18, he warned against the shooting at protesters, explaining that the youth have good justifications to protest…

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Edo Governor Announces 24-Hour Curfew Following Violent #EndSARS Protests

A statewide 4 pm  curfew has been declared by Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki as part of a statewide emergency. The curfew is to take effect from Monday, October 19, following reports of vandalism and attacks on residents throughout parts of the state. “The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The…

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#EndSARS Protesters Ground Lagos, Abuja International Airport Roads To A Halt

Hundreds of Lagos and Abuja residents protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have laid siege at major road leading into both states. The protesters grounded vehicular traffic along the expressway to a halt at Lagos airport toll gate and also Kuje road and Airport road in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In footages circulating on social media, the…

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Buhari Administration Lists 25 Youth Programmes Created In Over Five Years

The Buhari administration on Sunday listed 25 Initiatives and programmes that it has implemented to empower the youth with training, employment and entrepreneurship over a period of five years. Compiled by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports development, the long-list contains achievements from 2015 to present. In case you missed it, below are the 25 opportunities that…

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