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Abia government imposes curfew in Aba and Umuahia

Abia State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Aba and Umuahia following a clash between hoodlums and the police in the two major cities. The curfew began from 6pm on Tuesday October 20 and will be effective till further notice. The commissioner for information, John Kalu also stated that at least two police officers were […]

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Rihanna, Naomi Campbell, Nicki Minaj condemn murder of End SARS protesters at Lekki toll gate

Foreign celebrities have condemned the murder of innocent Nigerians who were gathered at the Lekki toll gate to protest police brutality in Nigeria. As the End SARS protesters sat, singing the national anthem and waving the flag, the light at the Lekki toll gate was put off not long after the security cameras at the […]

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Governor Oyetola imposes curfew in Osun state

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Osun state begining from Wednesday October 21. Oyetola said the curfew decision was taken to check the “dangerous dimension the #EndSARS protests have assumed across the country, particularly in the South West States.” The Governor who affirmed that there will be no movement throughout the state,  said […]

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Don’t embarrass government with your report on #EndSARS crisis – NBC warns media houses

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has given a new directive to media houses on how to report the #EndSARS crisis in the country. The regulatory body in a statement released on Tuesday October 20, stated that the new directive is aimed at preventing embarrassment to individuals, organisations, government or cause disaffection, incite to panic or rift […]

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#EndSARS: Two hoodlums nabbed trying to break into shops in Benin City during curfew

Two hoodlums were caught by vigilante while trying to break into people’s shops during curfew in Benin City, Edo State. The incident happened at Adolor area, opposite UBTH on Tuesday afternoon, October 20. It was gathered that members of the community vigilante group spotted the 4-man gang seen trying to burgle some shops in the […]

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Happening Now : Gunshots fired at #EndSARS protesters in Lekki (video)

Gunshots are being fired at the Lekki tollgate where #EndSARS protesters continued their protests despite the 24-hour curfew imposed in the state by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The protesters are currently running for their lives. See videos shared online below  

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Student seen going to school with a stove to be used as a chair in class

A photo of a student going to school with a kerosene stove to be used as a chair in class has been shared online. In the photo, the student is seen walking to school, her school bag in one hand and the furnace tank of a kerosene stove in her other hand. Twitter user Onyeoma […]

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2000 inmates reportedly released as hoodlums stage yet another jailbreak in Edo state (video)

About 2000 inmates have reportedly been released after some hoodlums staged yet another jailbreak at Oko correctional facility in Edo state. Nine persons were reportedly killed during this jailbreak. This comes hours after hoodlums stormed the correctional facility located along the Sapele Road in Benin City where over 100 inmates were set free. The state […]

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13-year-old boy dies after falling off moving truck during #EndSARS protest in Delta

A 13-year-old boy died on Monday, October 19, after falling off a moving truck during the #EndSARS protest in Sapele, Delta State. According to a witness, the young boy reportedly jumped on the back of the moving truck that was headed out of Sapele, fell off and died of injuries sustained. “He jumped on a […]

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Presidency sacks National Copyright Commission’s chairman, Tonye Clinton Jaja

President Buhari has terminated the appointment of the Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, Tonye Clinton Jaja. Jaja’s sack was conveyed in a letter dated October 15 and signed by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata (SAN). The letter, titled: ‘Notification of your removal […]

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Lagos state government shuts down schools over #ENDSARS protests

The Lagos state government has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state following the ongoing End SARS protest. The order was contained in a statement released on Monday October 19 by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. The statement  quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that […]

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We go soon face una matter’ – Falz slams Dino Melaye over solidarity with #EndSARS protesters

Nigerian rapper Falz has taken a swipe at former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye after he shared a tweet in support of the #EndSARS protest. The former lawmaker had in his tweet stated that the government has no power to ban protest and also advised them to work with the people. Dino […]

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Governor Obiano secures the release of detainees in Akwuzu SARS office (photos)

Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano, today October 17, visited Awkuzu SARS station in the state and secured the release of three persons who were arrested for committing minor offenses but were detained longer than necessary. This is in fulfillment of his promise to the #EndSARS protesters on Friday, October 17. While speaking during his visit, Governor […]

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Photojournalist reveals he was attacked by Ekiti #EndSARS protesters, leaving him with a head injury

A photojournalist said he was brutally attacked by Ekiti End SARS protesters yesterday, October 16. Olawale Adekola said he was covering the protest when the protesters turned on him. He was beaten until he started bleeding from a hole in the centre of his head. His equipment were also stolen. His scalp had to be […]

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Thugs allegedly back down after Abuja #EndSARS protesters brought fierce dogs to protect them

Some End SARS protesters in Abuja arrived at the protest location with fierce dogs and this reportedly deterred thugs who tried to attack them today. A protester shared photos of dogs at Unity Fountain, Abuja, and wrote: “2 buses of thugs came to the Unity Fountain this morning. They turned and left when they saw […]

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Lady recounts how her brother was allegedly killed by the police

As protests against police brutality continue across the country, a woman, Ebohon Egbe Rebecca from Edo state, recounted how her 22-year-old briother was allegedly killed by the police in 2013 after labelling him a robber, an allegation that was cleared years later. Taking to Facebook, Rebecca recalled how her mother went to a police station to […]

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Petrol tanker explodes on Otedola bridge (photos)

A tanker laden with Premium motor Spirit popularly called Petrol exploded on the Otedola bridge in Lagos state in the early hours of today October 17. A report by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), stated that the incident occurred around 2am involving the tanker and a truck carrying other goods. The Director-General of […]

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Oshiomhole pleads for out-of-court settlement in Governor Ortom’s N10bn libel suit

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole has pleaded for an out-of-court settlement following a N10bn libel suit instituted against him by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The lawsuit was filed after Oshiomhole accused Governor Ortom of murder during an APC-sponsored press conference on July 27, 2018. He alleged that Ortom was complicit in […]

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CNN journalist Richard Quest marries longtime male partner

Popular CNN anchor Richard Quest has wedded his longtime male partner Chris Pepesterny. Quest made the announcement on Instagram, writing: “We said ‘I Do’ at the weekend. Happiest day of our lives.” The duo got engaged in May 2019, after his lover agreed to the journalist’s marriage proposal. In March, they were forced to postpone their […]

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12 NYSC Batch C Members Wed themselves in Anambra

The Anambra State NYSC on Wednesday, celebrated twelve 2019 Batch C members who got married to each other during their service year. The couples, Eze Obinwa, Oluchi peace, Henry Nwachoko Charles Ruth, Oluchukwu Davis, Ohale Nkemakolam, Nsofor Obianuju, Ogberie Collins, Nwokearu Chinyeremaka, Bernard Faith Amarachi and Okafor Chukwudi met while they were still serving in the […]