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Lagos Officials Condemn Looting Of COVID-19 Palliatives, Reveal Protests Halted Distribution

The Lagos State Government has condemned those who vandalized the storehouse housing food palliative packages donated to the government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group at Maza-maza area of Lagos. OnoBello Media reported the looting of a warehouse in Benster Crescent, popularly known as Monkey Village in Amuwo Odofin Local government area where COVID-19 food supplies were…

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Residents Outraged After Discovering COVID-19 Palliatives Warehouse In Osun

Hundreds of Osun residents on Friday broke into a cocoa industry warehouse located in the Ede, Ido-Osun and Ofatedo areas of the state, ransacking and looting varieties of food items meant to serve them as COVID-19 palliatives. In videos being circulated by eye-witnesses on social media, many thronged the area around 11:40 AM and could seen running away with packs of noodles,…

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Rivers Unrest: Troops Restore Order In Oyigbo Following Fresh Vandal Attacks

The presence of military personnel and the policemen is being felt in the Oyigbo Local Government area OF Rivers state after residents reported fresh mob attacks in the community. The chaos comes after the State Police Command accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra for killing two of its operatives and burning of two police stations in the…

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#EndSARS: Four Reportedly Dead As Thugs Torch Police Stations In Anambra

Many Anambra residents including police officers was killed on Thursday October 22 during a clash between the police and suspected hoodlums during the #EndSARS protest in Nnewi area of the state. According to The Nation, one police officer was beheaded and set on fire while three others sustained various degrees of injuries. A police spokesman…

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Instagram Apologizes For Flagging Posts In Support Of #EndSARS As ‘False Information’

American social networking service, Instagram, has apologized for incorrectly flagging down contents in support of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement as “false information.” In the past few days several Instagram users have called out the photo & video sharing social media giant after their posts aimed at spreading awareness about the anti-police brutality campaign were flagged by the company’s fact-checking banners.…

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ICYMI: INEC Postpones Bye-Elections In 11 States Due To Nationwide Unrest

Senatorial and State House of Assembly bye-elections billed to hold on October 31 in 11 states have been postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement, signed Thursday, by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, It said the decision followed a meeting of the electoral body with the 37 Resident…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Commences Prosecution For Police Officers Involved In Human Rights Abuse

The Lagos state government has released the list of ongoing prosecution of police officers for offences related to the violation of human rights. The Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN, in a report released by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday, listed the names of 20 police officers involved in cases ranging from alleged manslaughter…

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#EndSARS: Backlash Trails President’s Buhari Speech On Nigeria’s Current Security Situation

President Muhammadu Buhari faced fresh backlash on Thursday following his long-awaited address on the ongoing #EndSARS protests and current security situation in the country. In his less-than 15-minute long live broadcast, the President assured the protesters that their voices have been heard ‘loud and clear’ and urged them to discontinue their demonstrations, saying ‘we are responding’. Buhari, however,…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Breaks Silence On #EndSARS: ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’

Critically acclaimed Nigerian writer and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has broken her silence on the recent killings and violence towards anti-police brutality demonstrations across the country. Adichie who is still mourning her father’s death, took a break to publish a heartful column in The New York Times and Guardian Nigeria. In the article tagged, ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’, the…

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