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#EndSARS: Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Approves Panel Of Inquiry Into Police Violence

Kaduna Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has constituted a judicial panel to probe acts involving police brutality in the state amid ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. El-Rufai announced this on Friday in a public statement which he shared on Twitter. According to him, the commission of inquiry will be…

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#EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack On Benin Protesters, Urges Police To Find Culprits

The violent attack carried out by unidentified thugs on #ENDSARS protesters in Benin on Friday has been condemned by state governor Godwin Obaseki. A statement by Crusoe Osagie, media aide to the governor and made available to newsmen said the Obaseki ordered for a thorough investigation to bring the culprits to justice. “I have just learnt that hoodlums…

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#EndSARS: Police Commission To Prosecute 24 Errant Ex-SARS Officials, Dismiss 37 More

No fewer than 37 police officers have been recommended for Inspector General of Police (IGP) to dismiss by the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to Punch, they were found with misconduct following an investigation into allegations of human rights violations and abuse of office against the now-disbanded SARS. Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary of the…

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Osinbajo Apologizes To Nigerians As #EndSARS Protests Continue: ‘We Are Sorry’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tendered an apology to Nigerians, admitting that the their administration could have “moved faster” in addressing the demands of #EndSARS protesters. This is in the light of Friday night’s candlelight sessions held by thousands of protesters across the country for victims of SARS/police brutality. Taking to Twitter, Osinbajo admitted that the feelings of anger…

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OB Cuisine: Learn How To Make Banga Jollof Rice, Courtesy Of Dishes By Q

If there is any dish Nigerian are absolutely proud of it is the Jollof rice. There’s a variety of ways to prepare the Nigerian jollof rice, some of them include the regular jollof rice, palm oil jollof rice, Egusi jollof rice and more. Today’s OB Cuisine spotlights Dishes By Q’s as she takes her followers through preparing Banga Jollof Rice.…

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181 Lagos Students & School Staffs Contracts COVID-19, Nigeria’s Infection Toll Exceed 61,000

On Friday October 17, one hundred and eighty-one students and staff of a private boarding school in the Lekki area of Lagos state tested positive for COVID-19. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who confirmed the news, said the infected persons from a private school located in a suburb of Lekki contracted the virus during surveillance and case investigation…

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Thousands Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos, Abuja To Honor Victims Of Police Violence

Candlelight vigils are a cultural staple for showing support for a cause or for those in mourning. In this case, it was both. Amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests, a candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Lagos and Abuja in honor of all those that have been lost at the hands police violence. The vigil which…

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#EndSARS: Demonstrators Resume London Protests, Nigerians In Germany & France Join

While protests against police brutality sparked by notorious crimes perpetuated officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) started in major Nigerian cities, they have quickly spread to other countries like London, France and Germany, in a sign of just how widespread and fast-moving the movement is. Near-daily marches, protests in London, were followed by a mild protest in front of…

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Protesters Scamper As Anambra Police Disrupt #EndSARS Protest Led By Celebrities

As hundreds of Anambra residents took to the streets on Friday October 16 to protest against police brutality and extrajudicial killings carried out by now-disbanded SARS officials in Azukwu, they were met with heavy gunfire reportedly from police officers. The peaceful protest led by popular singers such as Flavour, Phyno, Kcee and more ended being disrupted as a crowd…

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