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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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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says CCTV Cameras Were Not Uninstalled From Lekki Toll Gate

Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has denied claims that he ordered the uninstallation of CCTV cameras at the Lekki tollgate before the military crackdown on #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday. Discussing the recent events in the state in an interview with Arise TV, Sanwo-Olu on Thursday also debunked the rumor that he abetted the federal government’s plan to attack…

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#EndSARS: Burna Boy Joins Demonstrations Protesting Lekki Genocide In London

Burna Boy has thrown his weight behind #EndSARS protesters in the United Kingdom marching against the killing of Nigerians fighting against police brutality. The singer was spotted joining demonstrators in London on Wednesday October 21. According to photos circulating online, the Grammy nominated artist was seen donning a bomber jacket and beret as he addressed protesters outside of the Nigerian High Commission.…

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#LekkiGenocide: Governor Sanwo-Olu Apologizes To Lagosians Over Soldiers’ Action

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statewide broadcast on Wednesday expressed regrets over widespread violence in the state, apologizing to residents for the actions. Sanwo-Olu, who started his speech by condemning the attack by soldiers on #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, said he was touched by infirmities and feelings of residents. According to the governor,…

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#EndSARS: Wizkid Tackles Buhari Again, Demands Osinbajo & IGP Adamu’s Resignation

Like many others who have been criticizing the Buhari-led administration over their use of violence on peaceful #EndSARS protesters, Wizkid has called for the resignation of the President, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Inspector-General of Police Mohammad Adamu. The popular singer, reacting to the ongoing chaos in the country via Twitter, said Buhari has failed in…

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Joe Biden, UN Call For End To Nigeria’s Violence On #EndSARS Protesters

The US presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to cease the violent crackdown on #EndSARS protesters. In a statement released on Biden’s official website on Wednesday, the ex-Vice President asked the federal government to engage in dialogue with the civil society in order to address citizens’ grievances. He added that the…

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#EndSARS: Abia Protesters, Police Clash After Defying Statewide Curfew

For weeks the country have seen protests and demonstrations against police brutality across the county.. On Wednesday October 21, residents and law enforcement clashed, as the police were caught on camera shooting sporadically at various locations. The incident  after the state governor Okezie Ikpeazu imposed a 24-hour curfew in Aba and Umuahia following a clash between hoodlums…

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#EndSARS: Videos Show Security Agents Shooting At Unarmed Residents Across Lagos

Members of the Lagos Police Command police shot and critically injured many residents on Wednesday following the massacre of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Videos shared by eye-witnesses from the haunting incidents shows several police officers in different communities and districts killing unarmed residents. According to multiple reports, most of the attacks occurred around Yaba,…

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#EndSARS: Looters Ransack, Vandalize Properties Along Admiralty Way During Lekki Shootings

Stores, offices and private buildings along Lekki-Epe expressway and Admiralty way were looted on Tuesday night during udring the chaos that erupted after gunshots were fired at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll booth in Lagos. Videos and photos of the incident show a chaotic scene with dozens of people running in and out of chain store Shoprite’s entrance in…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says No Lives Were Lost During Attack On Lekki Protesters

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has just announced that nobody was killed during a military attack on peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night. The governor who spoke in a statewide broadcast on Wednesday, started by saying that it was unfortunate that his government failed in persuading in Lekki protesters, noting that Alausa protesters were able…

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