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Nigerians Call For The Release Of Omah Lay, Tems From Detention In Uganda

Nigerian have come together to campaign for the release of singers Omah Lay and Tems following news they have been remanded in prisons for flouting COVID-19 precautions in Uganda. Recall that on Sunday, the fast-rising stars were arrested together with their managers for holding an illegal concert at Ddungu resort in Munyonyo, which drew a huge crowd despite President Yoweri…

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Ugandan Police Arrest Omah Lay And Tems For Flouting COVID-19 Precautions

Ugandan police have arrested fast-rising Nigerian singers Omah Lay and Tems for flouting COVID-19 precautionary measures at a concert in the country. On Saturday, the Headies awards nominees performed at an event tagged The Big Brunch, which held at Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala, Uganda, but went viral after being picked up by the police. According to the Ugandan news outlet,…

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ICYMI: Alleged Rivers Police Shooting Of Tricycle Operator Sparks Fresh Protest

The shooting of a commercial tricycle operator popularly known as Keke Marwa by a police officer in Rukpoku and Rumuodomayah communities of Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers state on Thursday resulted in a rowdy protest. According to eyewitnesses who shared the news on social medis, trouble started when the officer asked the Keke driver for ₦100 bribe…

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#EndSARS: Abuja Sees Fresh Protest Despite Inspector-General Of Police’s Warnings

Over hundred of FCT residents attended an #EndSARS protest in the country’s capital on Monday, following widespread rumours that a second wave of the anti-police brutality demonstration was in the works. In videos being shared by the protesters on Twitter, a mammoth crowd was spotted shocking many social media users. This is because just a month ago the Inspector-General of Police…

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Again, Lagos Police Warns Residents Against Staging Another #EndSARS Protest

The Lagos State Police Command is warning residents once again to desist from embarking on any  form of gathering, procession or protest. According to a press release from authorities, this is as a result of “some unpatriotic individuals and groups” who are planning to stage the “replica of the recent destructive and violent EndSars protest that left…

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Force Files Federal Suit To Stop Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units. The NPF, through…

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#EndSARS: Protest Fontliner Eromosele Adene Released After 12 Days In Police Custody

Eromosele Adene, an anti-police brutality protest frontliner, who made headlines weeks ago after he was charged with allegations of aiding the #EndSARS protest in Lagos has been releasedfrom police detention. One of the lawyers who provided legal aid to the protesters, Modupe Odele, popularly known as Moechievous, shared a video showing a once-again freed Eromosele via…

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DJ Switch Talks Horrific #EndSARS Experience & Nigerian Government In New CNN Interview

Hours after releasing its independent forensic investigation on the Lekki Toll Gate shooting which drew global attention, CNN has caught up with DJ Switch, one of the anti-police brutality protest frontliners who captured the incident in a livestream as she relives her horrific experience. The disc jockey, whose real name is Obianuju Catherine Udeh has been in the…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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