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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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Nigeria Records 148 More COVID-19 Cases, Discharges 51 Recovered Patients

  Nigeria has recorded 148 more COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours while discharging 51 patients that have recovered from the virus. This was disclosed on Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. According to the NCDC, the new cases were recorded in 14 states with Lagos having the highest figure of 66 cases. Other…

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#EndSARS Protests: Toke Makinwa Urges Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner To Speak Out

As many international celebrities are lending their voices towards anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria, Toke Makinwa has called on American beauty entrepreneurs and sisters Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner to join the ongoing movement. Taking to her Twitter Friday night, the multi-media personality and actress who’ve been very vocal about the issues wrote, “Dear @KimKardashian have you heard about…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Unveils 7-Man Judicial Panel To Probe Cases Of Police Brutality

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has inaugurated a judicial panel of enquiry and restitution to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed by operatives of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the State. Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Thursday October 15 while briefing state house correspondents at the Lagos House in Marina. The…

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Nigerian Army Issues Warnings Amid Ongoing #EndSARS Protests | #EndSWATNow

The Nigerian military has issued a warning to “subversive elements and trouble makers” to desist after a week of protests about police brutality. The warning came as protesters were attacked by unidentified men with machetes in Abuja, the country’s capital. Demonstrations against police brutality have taken place in states across Nigeria in the past week. The…

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#EndSARS: More Nigerians Continue Anti-Police Brutality Protest In London

Anti-police brutality protests have been taking place in London and more demonstrators stepped out on Thursday October 15 against the tactical police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), also demanding that the force to be reformed. Occupying a sizeable amount of the UK’s Downing Street, videos shared online show protesters with their placards as they sang in…

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