Tags: #ENDSARS protests

Sanction APC Leaders for Assault on Democracy, PDP Urges Biden

Following the United States lifting of immigration visa restrictions on regular Nigerians, the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended President Joe Biden for this act but urged him to impose firm sanctions on leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and officials of the Buhari administration involved in acts of…

Again Police Warns Against Protest In Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has once again warned against any gathering, procession or protest in the state. According to the Commissioner of Police, the protest is backed by some unpatriotic individuals and groups who are planning to embark on another destructive and violent #EndSARS protest. He disclosed that intelligence reports indicated certain individuals and…

EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Pays N60m Compensation To Families Of Slain Police Officers

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has fulfilled his promise to the families of six police officers lynched in the state in the wake of the violence that trailed the recent nationwide EndSARS protests. The governor on Thursday compensated each of the six family members with N10 million in addition to scholarships awarded to…

Peru’s President Resigns After Five Days In Office

Peru’s President, Manuel Merino, resigned on Sunday after being in office for only five days. He was president of Peru between 10 and 15 November 2020. His decision to resign was as a result of demonstrations against his government which had resulted in the death of two protesters and dozens injured. Following a line of…

Don’t Use Law to Intimidate the Youth—Pastor Bakare Warns Government

The Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has condemned the freezing of the accounts of promoters of EndSARS protests, saying laws should not be used to intimidate Nigerian youth simply because they engaged in and promoted protests against the inactions of government. Bakare on Sunday, November 15, said the…

Attacks In Lagos An Injury To All—Abia Governor

Abia State Governor, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has said criminals who carried out the last month coordinated attacks on public assets and private businesses in Lagos State orchestrated the violence to hurt the whole country. The Governor who spoke on Wednesday during his visit to Lagos to commiserate with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the attacks condemned…

We Don’t Need Social Media Bill—Governor Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State Seyi Makinde has debunked claims alleging that Governors of South Western States are in support of the Social Media Bill. The governor who debunked the claims during the inauguration of the Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality, Violation of Rights of Citizens and Unlawful Killings, said the…

2021 Budget Should Provide Job Opportunities For Youths – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Monday that the 2021 budget which is yet being processed by the National Assembly should be mindful of the youth unemployment in the country. He challenged his colleagues in positions of authorities to be proactive in responding to issues of youth employment and empowerment so as to…

Citibank Chairman Leads Eight-Man Team For Lagos Recovery Efforts

Days of reflection over the carnage sparked by the hijack of the #EndSARS protests seem to have ended in Lagos, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu leading the battle to rebuild razed infrastructure. The Governor on Wednesday signed an Executive Order for the formation of an eight-man Board to coordinate efforts to restore lost assets with Citibank…

#Endsars Attack on Northerners – Igbo Mandate Congress Absolves Ndigbo

By Obinna Akukwe Igbo Mandate Congress wishes to dissociate Ndigbo from activities of some from IPOB who hijacked the commendable #Endsars protests, with intent on killing, looting, burning and sacking northerners from the South East zone. The plot includes cattle rustling, shooting of armed forces and criminal activities all aimed at deliberately attracting reprisals, increasing…