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#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Arrest Protesters Reacting to the Reopening of Lekki Toll Gate

#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Arrest Protesters Reacting to the Reopening of Lekki Toll Gate

The EndSARS protesters are clearly not asleep as the sound of the Lekki Toll Gate reopening pricks their eardrums following the decision of the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry. The Lagos State Government tightens security at the Lekki toll gate while discouraging any form of protest by the Nigerian youths. Despite the government warnings, protesters …

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Nigeria: TV Stations fined for #EndSARS coverage

Channels Television, Arise Television and Africa Independent Television have been fined by the National Broadcasting Commission for what it termed “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. The acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, announced this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. The NBC had last week warned all television …

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Nigerian President Sends Ministers And Aides Home To Appeal To Youth

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his Ministers and aides to their respective states to appeal to youth to eschew violence. According to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, the directive is based on the level of destruction of properties and violence associated with #EndSARS protest. Akpabio, disclosed this while addressing a …

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Lagos State Reviews Curfew Period, Shut Schools Till Further Notice

In line with making life easier for residents of Lagos Sate, the Governor Babajide  Sanwo-Olu has reviewed the curfew to 8pm to 6am and stated that public schools to remain shut till further notice.He made this known this evening after monitoring events in the last few days. The statement reads, The curfew in Lagos State has …

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#EndSARS: Nigerians Protest In Berlin, London Despite President Buhari’s Broadcast

Hundreds of Nigerians in Berlin, Germany, and London protested against police brutality, extrajudicial killing, and bad governance in their home country. The protest took place despite president Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), address to the nation over the #EndSARS protests, urging that demonstrations should be discontinued. During the protest on Saturday, the Nigerians displayed placards with …

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Sanwo-Olu Eases Curfew In Lagos

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced easing of curfew in the state from Saturday October 24th. The announcement meaning  Lagosian can now move freely from 8am to 6pm without any harassment. He also noted that the government has commenced the inspection of various spots damaged by the hoodlums that hijacked the …

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#EndSARS: AU, ECOWAS condemn violence, call for dialogue

The African Union (AU) and  Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have  “strongly condemned” the violence against anti-police brutality protesters in Nigeria. The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki, urged both “political and social actors” to “respect human rights and the rule of law” BBC reports. He hailed the disbandment of the hated Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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Nigeria: #ENDSARS protests hijacked and misdirected– Buhari

…calls for calm, dialogue President Muhammadu Buhari has urged youth to end the #ENDSARS protests across Nigeria, stating that the protests have been hijacked and misdirected. He added that some people misconstrued the promptness with which he acted to accede to the 5-point demand of the youths as a sign of weakness. He made this …

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#EndSARS: UN condemns killing of protesters

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has condemned the killing of protesters demanding for police reforms in Nigeria.Guterres called for an end to police brutality and attack on #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria.Guterres in a statement on Wednesday, he also expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.He called …

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