#EndSARS: Protesters Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos

  Protesters calling for an end to the brutality suffered at the hands of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are holding a candlelight vigil in honour of all those who have been killed by operatives of the unit and the police in general. Following a protest which has lasted for a week and three days, … Continue reading #EndSARS: Protesters Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos

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WTO DG: 79 Countries Back Okonjo-Iweala’s Candidacy

  Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala voiced confidence Friday in her quest to lead the crisis-wracked World Trade Organization after all of Africa backed her candidacy, vowing she would champion reform. “I feel the wind behind my back,” she told a virtual press briefing after the 55-member African Union officially supported her over her sole remaining opponent, … Continue reading WTO DG: 79 Countries Back Okonjo-Iweala’s Candidacy

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#EndSARS: Sights, Scenes From Candlelight Procession In Abuja

#EndSARS protesters are currently holding a candlelight procession at the Unity Fountain Abuja, in honour of victims of extra-judicial killings. The protesters on Friday started the session with Christians and Muslims praying for the souls of those that have been killed by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Below are the sights and scenes … Continue reading #EndSARS: Sights, Scenes From Candlelight Procession In Abuja

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EndSARS Protest Death: Edo Govt Gives Security Agencies 24 Hours To Fish Out Culprits

  The Edo State Government on Friday charged all security agencies to fish out those involved in the alleged killing of an #EndSARS protester in the state within 24 hours and ensure that the perpetrators of the dastardly act are brought to justice. Addressing the protesters at the Kings square axis in Benin city, the … Continue reading EndSARS Protest Death: Edo Govt Gives Security Agencies 24 Hours To Fish Out Culprits

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#EndSARS Protest In Edo Turns Bloody As Thugs Attack Protesters

    The #EndSARS protest on Friday turned bloody in Edo State as protesters were attacked by some hoodlums. The attackers struck after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital. They chased the protesters brandishing machetes and shooting into the air. One of the protesters told Channels Television … Continue reading #EndSARS Protest In Edo Turns Bloody As Thugs Attack Protesters

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#EndSARS: My Phone Lines Have Been Bombarded With Curses, Says Adesina

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina says he has been insulted and abused by Nigerians since the #ENDSARS protests began in the country. 

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#EndSARS: El-Rufai Approves Panel To Probe Police Brutality In Kaduna

  The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry to look into acts of police brutality in the state. This follows the ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Governor El-Rufai announced this on Friday through his Twitter handle. He said … Continue reading #EndSARS: El-Rufai Approves Panel To Probe Police Brutality In Kaduna

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#EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack In Benin, Calls For Security Of Protesters

    The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the attack on the #ENDSARS protesters by hoodlums in Benin City. Governor Obaseki in a statement charged the Edo State Police Command to provide adequate security for the protesters as they exercise their rights as concerned Nigerians. He also noted that a thorough investigation would commence … Continue reading #EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack In Benin, Calls For Security Of Protesters

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FG Promises To Pay ASUU N30bn Before November 6

    The Federal Government has promised to pay the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) N30bn on or before November 6, 2020, as part of the pending Earned Academic Allowance (EAA) of University teachers. This was the outcome of the ongoing dialogue between the Federal Government and ASUU. At the meeting on Thursday, the … Continue reading FG Promises To Pay ASUU N30bn Before November 6

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Anonymous Hacks NBC Twitter Handle, Vows To ‘Play’ With Other Govt Websites

  A hacker group, Anonymous, has hacked the Twitter handle of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The group in the early hours of Friday, tweeted using the NBC official handle, supporting the #EndSARS movement. “We #Anonymous have taken over all the NG Official Twitter’s Account to support #ENDPOLICEBRUTALITY,” the group said in one of the … Continue reading Anonymous Hacks NBC Twitter Handle, Vows To ‘Play’ With Other Govt Websites

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