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Lagos Police bans #EndSARS protests, other gatherings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Wuzup Nigeria. In picture above, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, forced to trek to visit an aged women earlier assaulted by a police officer at Okota. The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police has banned all forms of protests and gatherings in the state. This is coming on the heels Read More…

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As #EndSARS protests go awry, Sanwo-Olu imposes 24-hour curfew

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria, LASG. The Lagos State Government on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the state from 4pm Tuesday, as the peaceful #EndSARS protest turned violent. The Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said during a media briefing at Lagos House, Marina, that nobody, except essential service providers and first responders Read More…

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#ENDSARS: 1 dies as Police station burns in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo. The Orile Iganmu Divisional Police station was, on Tuesday, burnt by some hoodlums pretending to be #ENDSARS protesters. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who was at the scene, reports that the station was attacked from behind by the hoodlums, who set the building on fire with petrol. Read More…

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Stay Home! – LASG directs students on #EndSARS

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/AFOLABI SOTUNDE, REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. The Lagos State Government has directed all students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests. A statement issued by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, emphasised that the safety of the pupils/students, parents and all staff working in Read More…

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#EndSARS: LCCI urges youth on dialogue

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has advised the EndSARS protesters to progress to dialogue as the next stage of civic engagement, in consideration of economic activities. Mrs Toki Mabogunje, President, LCCI, made the appeal in a statement on Monday in Lagos. Mabogunje said the dialogue phase was Read More…

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Group partners LASG, FG on entertainment roundtable

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kilarigbo, WarriTatafo. The entertainment industry, in affiliation with the Lagos State Government and the Federal ministry of information and Culture, is to launch an innovative roundtable toward harnessing the potential of the industry. Also in the partnership is the Federal Ministry of Finance and Budget Planning, according to Mr Chuks Akamadu, Director General Read More…