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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 […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets his support for #EndSARS protest

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has tweeted his support for the #EndSARS protests and even encouraged his followers to donate to help the movement. Jack took to his Twitter account to write “#EndSARS” with an emoji of the Nigerian flag. He also shared articles about the protest calling on the Nigerian government to end SARS and […]

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Two feared killed, others injured as SUV rams into #EndSARS protesters in Lagos (graphic video)

Two persons have reportedly died andseveral others injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of #ENDSARS protesters at Alagbado, Lagos. Footage shared online shows a crowd gathered as youths carried away two lifeless bodies. A medical team who volunteered was deployed around Amikanle area to take care of the wounded before those with […]

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President Buhari appoints media aide Lauretta Onochie and three others as INEC Commissioners

President Buhari has sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate asking for the lawmakers to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, […]

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Renowned Nigerian poet J.P. Clark dies at 85

Renowned Nigerian poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark has died at the age of 85. The emeritus professor of Literature who is also the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, died today, October 13, 2020. His death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark. The […]

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Governor Nyesom Wike makes U-turn, joins #EndSARS protesters in Rivers state (video

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike made a U- turn as he joined the EndSARS protesters in Rivers state today October 13 after they all marched to the state government house and asked him to come out and address them. Recall that the governor had  on Monday, October 12, in a statement banned residents of the […]

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The silence from churches and general overseers regarding #EndSARS is so loud – Freeze

Popular OAP Daddy Freeze has taken a swipe at Churches and their leaders who are yet to lend their voices in the ongoing #EndSARS campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. FREEZE took to his Twitter page to acknowledge others who have spoken out and appealed with the rest to publicly come out and stand for […]

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Rivers state government bans #EndSARS protest in the state

Rivers state government has banned all forms of #EndSARS protest in the state. The state Commissioner for information said in a statement released that there is no reason for protesters to gather against #Endsars since the Inspector General of Police has dissolved all SARS formations across the country. Nsirim further noted that violators will be […]

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Breaking: IGP dissolves SARS nationwide (video)

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has issolved the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force nationwide. Adamu made the announcement in a live broadcast on Sunday October 11, and confirmed the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands. The announcement comes days after online and offline protests against the […]

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Woman sells grandson for N1.3m because his dad didn’t pay bride price before impregnating her daughter

The Rivers State Police Command has rescued a two-week-old baby boy, who was allegedly sold by the grandmother at birth for N1.3million. According to the police, Antonia Amos, sold the child because she claimed her daughter’s babydaddy had yet to pay her bride price. It was gathered that Amos was arrested after the father of […]

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Breaking News : Gas Explosion Hit Benin-Sapele Highway

An explosion has reportedly rocked the Benin- Sapele road. This is coming barely 3 months after a similar incident occurred on same road which led to the death of about 17 people. According to report, the incident occurred while the truck was manoeuvring potholes on the bad portion of the road at Ugbenu axis, in […]

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Lawyer to Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David-West to appeal death sentence; says his client is a father of three young children

The notorious rapist was on Friday, October 9, sentenced to death by hanging by the Rivers State High Court precided by Justice Adolphous Enebeli. He was found guilty for the murder of nine young women and attempted murder of a tenth, Benita Etim, in different rooms across Rivers State between July and September 2019. Speaking […]