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J.P. Clark, Legendary Nigerian Poet And Writer, Dead At 85

Prof. John Pepper Clark who is a foremost Nigerian literary figure, renowned writer & poet has reportedly passed away at the age of 85. A statement released by Clark’s family disclosed that he died in the early hours of Tuesday October 13 while thanking the general public for their prayers. “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta…

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Rivers Governor Wike Joins #EndSARS Protest After Demonstrators Defy Ban

Governor Nyesom Wike joined hundreds of #EndSARS protesters in Rivers state and many more across the nation on Tuesday in calling for the total reform of the Nigeria Police Force. The governor, who had banned all forms of protests in the state last night, reconsidered his decision as he took part in the Government House march in Port…

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Juventus Star, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tests Positive For COVID-19

According to the Portuguese football federation (PFF), Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The Juventus forward who has been voted the world’s top player five times played in Portugal’s goalless Nations League draw against France but will have miss the national side’s clash with Sweden on Wednesday. PFF confirmed in a…

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IGP Announces Formation Of New Squad “SWAT” To Replace Now-Defunct SARS

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has announced the formation of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit to “fill the gaps” left by the recently-dissolved notorious police unit Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The new development was disclosed on Tuesday October 13 in a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba. It also noted that the IGP…

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Abuja Woman Stages Lone #EndSARS Protest Inside The National Assembly | WATCH

A Nigerian lawyer identified as Asanya Ndidi has staged a lone protest against the extrajudicial activities of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) inside the National Assembly complex in Abuja. Asanya who reportedly works in the National Assembly Complex, was captured in a video which has since gone viral holding high a placard which read the inscription #SARSMUSTENDOW. She was…

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#SARSMustGoNow: Presidential Panel Approves #EndSARS Protesters’ #5For5 Demands

In the light of #EndSARS protests across the country, Presidential Panel on the reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has approved the five-point demands put forward by concerned Nigerians. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Presidential panel on police reforms swings into…

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Twitter Reacts To Buhari Nominating Aide Lauretta Onochie As INEC Commissioner

Twitter is not feeling President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the senate to confirm his media aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to TheCable, Buhari’s request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday. Onochie who hails…

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#EndSARS: Ibadan Protesters Turn Out In Droves To Campaign Against Police Brutality

Anti-police brutality and #EndSARS protesters turned out in droves on Tuesday October 13 despite the Inspector General of Police’s dissolution and redeployment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) throughout the country. The protesters turned out in force to protest the illegal activities of high-handed security operatives who have over the years being accused of harassments, rape, unjust arrests, extortion,…

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Flavour, Phyno And Zoro Join First #EndSARS Protest In Enugu | #SARSMustEndNow

After a week-long hiatus, Enugu residents have organized their #EndSARS protest as they gathered early Tuesday morning and marched major streets in the city. The protest came in the wake of the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with protesters voicing their agitations against police brutality while demanding that the Nigerian Police Force be reformed. According to eye-witnesses,…

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Port Harcourt Kicks Off #EndSARS Protest Despite Governor Wike’s Ban | #SARSMustEnd

Port Harcourt residents on Tuesday defied the order given by the state governor Nyesom Wike who on Monday said it has prohibited all forms of protest in the state. Hundreds of #EndSARS protesters came out in full force to push back against police brutality and operations of the now-dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Videos currently circulating on…

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