Category Archives: Breaking

Breaking: President Buhari To Address Nigerians At 7pm Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the situation of security in the country by 7pm tonight. This was disclosed in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari addresses the nation’ that was shared on the Presidency’s official Twitter account. The statement read, “Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President  @MBuhari will make a national…

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Lagos Warehouse Full Of COVID-19 Palliatives Looted Amid Statewide Curfew

A Maza Maza warehouse in Lagos full of undistributed COVID-19 palliatives, most food items was discovered Thursday October 22 by local residents following recent riots in the state. Following the discovery of the supplies, dozens broke into the facility, carting away the items which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE,’ include bags of rice, macaroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar and cartons of noodles.…

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#EndSARS: US, African Union Urge Nigeria To End Violence Towards Nationwide Protests

The United States Government and the African Union have called for an end to the violence in Nigeria as protests against police brutality turned deadly in recent weeks. The US State Department on Thursday, strongly condemned the use of excessive force by the military authorities on unarmed civilians and called for restraint following Tuesday’s unrest that rocked the…

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Widespread Riots In Ondo As Thugs Release Inmates, Burn Police Station & LGA Secretariat

Amid the ongoing chaos around the nation, a mob has razed the Divisional Police Station and Local Government secretariat in Okitipupa area of Ondo state. The hoodlums who were chased away from the street by the police before they carried out the attack on Thursday also broke into a National Correctional Service Centre setting prisoners free, according to authorities. Online…

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Ikoyi Prison Under Attack As Inmates Reportedly Attempt Jail Break

Ikoyi Custodial Centre in Lagos is currently under attack as spate of violence continues in the metropolitan city on Thursday October 22. The Ministry of Interior who confirmed the news on social media said policemen, NSCDC officials, Nigerian Correctional Service officers and soldiers were at the scene to put the situation under control. “The situation at the Ikoyi Custodial…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says He Hasn’t Spoken To Buhari ‘Directly’ Since Lekki Shootings

Two days after soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate, Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has not yet spoken to President Muhammad Buhari. Recall that the governor confirmed the attack on Wednesday, noting that there were no fatalities. However Amnesty International said in a report that twelve people were killed, but that figure could be much…

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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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Oba Of Lagos’ Staff Of Office Stolen As Angry Mob Vandalize Palace

On Wednesday October 21, palace of the Oba of Lagos situated at Lagos Island, King Rilwan Akiolu was almost torched. According to multiple online reports, the palace was attacked by an angry crowd suspected to be hoodlums despite the presence of soldiers. A resident who spoke to The Cable said, they attempted to burn down the palace but the soldiers…

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#EndSARS: Scores Of Properties Set Ablaze, Looted In Lagos After Military Onslaught On Protesters

The thirteenth day of protests in the Lagos against police brutality began with singing of the national anthem and ended with a massacre carried out by soldiers. And in those last moments on Tuesday, there have been reports of widespread violence by hoodlums on lives and properties. Dozens of storefront businesses, office buildings, vehicles and media houses in…

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#EndSARS: PENGASSAN Threatens Nationwide Industrial Action Over Attacks On Protesters

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened a nationwide strike following the shooting and killing of peaceful #ENDSARS demonstrators across the nation. This is just as the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Lagos State Council and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) berated the Buhari-led administration on…

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