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Lilian Bach’s shop also looted, vandalised, creativity group calls for assistance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Oriental News. In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, having a close look at a damaged store at Adeniran Ogunsanya Mall in Surulere during his inspection visit, on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The Creative Industry Group (CIG) has appealed to the three tiers of government to assist people whose property were Read More…

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#EndSARS protests, curfew has no significant impact on capital market –Experts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some experts in the capital market say the EndSARS protests and curfew imposed in some states did not have any significant impact on the capital market. The experts, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Abuja on Monday, said the stability of the market was due to improved stock Read More…

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Buhari breaks silence over #EndSARS Lekki Toll Gate shooting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP. President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on Tuesday’s shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza by Nigerian security agents. In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President said he had avoided the issue “until the facts are established.” The statement read: “As the Judicial Read More…

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Police should have protected #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Plaza – Amnesty

Reading Time: 9 minutes Image Credits: LASG, Lagos Daily News. Over the past two weeks, Nigeria has been embroiled in #EndSARS protests over the arbitrariness of police brutality and killings against Nigerian youths by a now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Things went awry when on Tuesday, uniformed men were reported to have shot at the hitherto peaceful protesters Read More…

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#EndSARS: Youths, time to join politics, Filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan urges

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: SPAR. Disappointed with Buhari’s address Filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, in reaction to Thursday’s nationwide address by the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has called on the youths to build on the gains of the #EndSARs protest by going into active politics. In a video he posted on social media, he said joining politics was the Read More…

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Nigeria’s president urges end to protests but remains silent on demonstration shooting

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for an end to street protests in the country, as authorities in the commercial capital Lagos struggled to enforce a curfew imposed to contain anger over a crackdown on anti-police protesters. Gunshots rang out and smoke rose from at least two fires in the affluent Read More…

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Buhari’s Broadcast on #ENDSARS Protests

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: cnn.com. Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected the initial, genuine and well – intended protest of some of our youths in parts Read More…

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#EndSARS: Human Rights High Commissioner condemns army killings

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: UN Photo/Manuel Elias . Calls for “root and branch” reform of the security forces The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday strongly condemned the use of excessive and disproportionate force by Nigerian armed forces in Lagos on Tuesday evening. She called on the Nigerian authorities to take urgent steps Read More…

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#EndSARS: Pattern of violence in Lagos signposts mystery attacks

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: UnEarthical/REUTERS, Premium News 24. Sanwo-Olu blames “criminal elements” Arson attacks in Lagos on Wednesday following the 24-hour curfew in Lagos State indicate a mysterious pattern of violence. Buildings and property belonging to the Federal and Lagos State governments and key businesses serving Lagosians were attacked and most of them set on fire. Among Read More…

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#EndSARS: UN reiterates call for ‘maximum restraint’ by security agents

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo, United Nations. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has reiterated the UN’s call for maximum restraint in security forces’ response to the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “The UN and I are following the protests in Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. “I join the UN Secretary-General in stressing the importance Read More…