Category Archives: Breaking

#OndoDecides2020: Rotimi Akeredolu Wins Second Term As Ondo Governor

Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu has won reelection on Sunday October 11, defeating People’s Democratic Party (PDP) challenger Eyitayo Jegede. On the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state, Akeredolu, swept to victory by winning 15 of…

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#EndSARS: Nigeria Announces Dissolution Of Special Anti-Robbery Squad

The Nigerian government has finally bowed to the pressure of it’s citizens and dissolved the notorious tactical police unit known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) following days of widespread protests against police brutality. SARS has long been accused of harassment, unlawful arrests, torture and even murders. Thousands of people marched across the country last week to…

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Wizkid, Seyi Shay & More Concerned Nigerians Join #EndSARS Protest In London

This past week, Nigeria has seen protests seeking for the scrapping of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), as well as those calling for police reform, continue throughout the country, Joining participants on Sunday October 11 in London was popular singer Wizkid. During the peaceful protes, he delivered a speech and showed gratitude to the people for representing and announced that the…

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Burna Boy & Diddy Join #EndSARS Movement, Launch Relief Fund For Victims Of Police Brutality

Burna Boy has bowed to pressure from fans and finally joined the #EndSARS campaign which seeks to abolish the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a rogue tactical police unit plaguing Nigeria. The singer issued a statement on Saturday announcing that he has established a relief fund, PROJECTPROTECT, set up to provide financial, medical, and legal resources during and…

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Big Sean, Estelle, Trey Songz & More International Stars Join In Amplifying #EndSARS Movement

The nationwide protests demanding for abolishment of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, has gained the attention of international media as well as international celebrities. In the past few days, thousands of Nigerians have taken to the streets to protest against extortion and brutality by SARS operatives in a campaign…

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#EndSARS: One Reportedly Killed, Another Injured As Police Attack Protesters In Ogbomosho

An unidentified man has been allegedly killed while another injured as police officers in Ogbomosho, Oyo state disrupted peaceful protesters, partaking in the #EndSARs movement that is sweeping over Nigeria. The protesters were rallying in Ogbomosho to join the demand for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the police when the incident…

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#EndSARS Protests Enter Fourth Day Despite President Buhari’s Appeal

Despite an appeal for calm by the President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian youths on Saturday October 10 continued the #EndSARS and police brutality protests in Lagos and other states across the country. The youths protested at Ikorodu and Lekki areas of Lagos State. The movement which has since garnered attention far and wide is against the harassment,…

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#OndoDecides2020: All The Major Happenings From Ondo Governorship Election

Residents in Ondo state have begun to cast their ballots, across 18 local governments for the person who will lead them for the next four years. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 political parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign for others. Incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu…

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Buhari Finally Breaks Silence Over #EndSARS Protests, Calls Nigerian Police Force Patriotic

President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence as demonstrations against police brutality entered its third day. Taking to social media on Friday October 9, he has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to address the concerns of Nigerians. He also ordered the police chief to reform Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) nationwide after meeting at…

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