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#EndSARS: In Lagos Districts, Protests Over Police Violence Lead To Gridlocks

Demonstrators took to the streets in communities around Lagos state on Friday October 16, to continue protesting against police brutality and extortion. While the many of them were peacefully staged, the protests has since led to blocked roadways causing major gridlocks. Videos shared by eye-witnesses show that protests were held at the Lagos State House of Assembly in…

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#EndSARS Protests: Nigerians Conduct Outdoor Jummat Prayers In Alausa, Lekki

Muslim #EndSARS protesters on Friday in Lagos and Abuja observed their Juma’at  prayers on the road before continued to push for their demands to be met, some which includes justice for all victims of police brutality and killings. In the metropolitan city of Lagos, the sacred prayers were held at Lekki toll gate and House of Assembly…

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#EndSARS: One Reportedly Dead, Others Injured As Thugs Attack Protesters In Benin

The ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings on Friday turned violent in Edo State as unidentified armed hoodlums attacked peaceful protesters, leaving many injured and one reportedly dead. The disruption ensued after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital, multiple eye-witnesses shared on Twitter. Also in several…

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#EndSARS: Falz, Bisola Aiyeola & More Caution Against Turning Protests Into ‘Carnivals’

Nigerian celebrities have appealed to #EndSARS protesters not to derail from the objectives of the ongoing demonstrations. Taking to social media on Friday, singer Falz who is also a frontline organizer said there should be no partying at the protest grounds. He added asking protesters not to drink, use drugs and wear their face mask as they continue their…

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Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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#EndSARS: House Of Reps Issues A Summons To IGP Over Extra-Judicial Killings

The House of Representatives issued a formal summons for the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, informing him of the charges and inviting him to respond within seven day. According to Channels TV, Adamu is to appear before its joint committee on justice, human rights, police affairs over allegations bothering on police brutality and extra-judicial killings. Representative…

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IGP Warns Police Against Use Of Force On Peaceful #EndSARS Protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday warned all police officers and their commanders across the country to desist from the use of force on peaceful protesters. According to a communique by the police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the IGP noted that citizens have fundamental rights of freedom of expression, assembly, and movement which must always…

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Nigeria Is The Only African Country Excluded From 2022 US Visa Lottery

Nigeria has been barred from participating from the US visa lottery for 2022, a 19-page document obtained from the US Government website revealed on Thursday. According to the report, Nigeria is the only African country barred from the visa lottery programme which registration began on October 7, and will end on November 10, 2020. Part of…

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