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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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#EndSARS: One Reportedly Dead, Others Injured As Thugs Attack Protesters In Benin

The ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings on Friday turned violent in Edo State as unidentified armed hoodlums attacked peaceful protesters, leaving many injured and one reportedly dead. The disruption ensued after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital, multiple eye-witnesses shared on Twitter. Also in several…

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Ex-Presidential Aspirant Adamu Garba Threatens To Sue Twitter CEO For Endorsing #EndSARS Protests

A 2019 Presidential aspirant Adamu Garba has threatened legal action against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for supporting #EndSARS, a movement in Nigeria calling for disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and end to police brutality. Recall that Jack Dorsey had tweeted his support for the ongoing #EndSARS protests, taking place around the country and even encouraged his followers to…

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Joins The #EndSARS Movement, Urges Bitcoin Donations

The CEO of Twitter has endorsed the #EndSARS protests, the movement calling for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery (SARS) and leading the fight against police brutality in Nigeria. In a tweet on Wednesday, Jack urged his followers to make donations via Bitcoin in support of the cause which has seen many concerned Nigerians take to the street in…

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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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Davido Faces Backlash For Seemingly Denying Role In Abuja’s #EndSARS Protest

As Davido met with the Nigerian Police Force over police reform, the popular singer is facing fall out from the planned meeting which he initially said was with Inspector General of Police on Monday. Recall that the popstar and his team landed in Abuja over the weekend where they joined thousands of concerned Nigerians for the #EndSars protest. He was…

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Ronke Raji Slammed For Prioritising Her Instagram ‘Aesthetic’ In #EndSARS Posts

Fans of Nigerian beauty and lifestyle vlogger Ronke Raji have accused her of prioritizing her Instagram aesthetic while showing support for the #EndSARS movement in a recent post. On Saturday October 10, the Youtuber, joined thousands of Nigerians to by calling for the end of the rogue tactical police unit on Instagram but sparked backlash when she added a…

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Burna Boy Faces Backlash After Joining #EndSARS Protests With Billboards

Days after being bashed by Nigerians for staying silent on the ongoing #EndSARS protests, Burna Boy has finally chimed in and people are still not impressed. On Saturday October 10, the Grammy-nominated singer voiced his support for the anti-police brutality movement by creating billboards across the country, bearing the ‘#EndSarsNow’ message. Sharing the photos on Twitter, he wrote: “My #EndSARS now billboards…

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Kanye West Claims He’s Now Worth $5 Billion After Falling Millions In Debt

Kanye West is celebrating after affirming that he now has a net worth of $5 billion after falling “$53 million in debt”. Recall that during the summer, the American rapper claimed his net worth was actually $3 billion despite Forbes claiming it closer to $1.3 billion. On Thursday October 8, he took to Twitter to talk about his finances after Ok! Magazine published an article…

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DJ Cuppy Weighs In On #EndSARS Protests: ‘Going Against The Advice Of Those Around Me’

Celebrities across the entertainment industry are sharing their outrage towards police brutality and solidarity with #EndSARS protestors. As protests spread across the country this week, DJ Cuppy has lent her voice to the ongoing cause of calling for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. In a post shared on her Twitter handle, the music producer noted that…

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