Tag Archives: Violence

Nigeria’s Police Chief Adamu Says Violent #EndSARS Protests Won’t Be Allowed Again

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that the Nigerian Police Force will not allow a repeat of the #EndSARS protest that rocked the country in October. Adamu disclosed this on Friday November 27 at meeting with all Commissioners of Police in Abuja. The police chief said the force was ready to face anyone, who organises or…

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Global Terrorism Index Ranks Nigeria As 3rd Most Terrorized Country In The World

For the sixth consecutive year, Nigeria has been ranked as the third most terrorized country in the world by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). In a new report which was released on Wednesday, November 25, GTI revealed that Afghanistan topped the list, followed by Iraq. Syria, Somalia, and Yemen which were ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively. The report…

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Buhari Seeks To End Violence Against Women With International Community’s Support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called on the international community to support the Human Rights Council in ending violence against women and girls in the country. Buhari’s call was contained in a statement issued by the presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, to mark the November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Channels…

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#EdoDecides: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu And Obaseki Cast Their Votes [See Photos]

Amid the ongoing Edo governorship elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), APC stalwart Adams Oshiomhole and incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki have all casted their votes. Ize-Iyamu reportedly voted at 9:30 am at polling unit 26, ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionhwon Local Government Area He expressed to Punch the confidence that…

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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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Federal Government And States Working Together To Domesticate Child Rights, Others

The Buhari administration is in collaboration with State Governments across the country, and all other stakeholders, for the purpose of dealing decisively with problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who disclosed the development, every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians…

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“Any Abuse Of Power And Authority Can Not Be Accepted,” M.I Speaks On Gender-Based Violence

Popular Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga, has taken to social media to hailed the courage of rape victims who have been bold enough to call out their abusers. In a series of tweet via his official handle, the “One Naira” rapper praised the likes of investigative journalist Kiki Mordi who is famous for her viral “Sex…

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Inspector General Of Police Says 799 Rape Suspects Have Been Arrested In Five Months

Amid the surge of rape cases and other gender-based violence, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has shared an update on cases of sexual violence reported in parts of the country. The Police boss made the remarks on Monday while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the…

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Minneapolis Protests: Twitter Restricts President Trump’s Tweets For ‘Glorifying Violence’

US President Donald Trump has directed his anger towards the chaotic protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody, calling those looting stores and neighborhood businesses as “thugs”. According to Trump, he would not “stand back and watch this happen to a great American City”, adding that “the military is with him all the way”.…

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