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END SARS PROTESTS MAY CONSUME NIGERIA – GANI ADAMS CONDEMNS KILLINGS

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has warned that the ongoing End SARS protests may consume Nigeria. Adams said “there are signals” of a national crisis, and advised authorities to properly manage the situation. He condemned the use of live bullets against demonstrators by pol...

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SWAT: HOW I WAS VICTIMISED TWICE – OYO DEPUTY GOV, OLANIYAN JOINS ANTI-SARS PROTEST (PHOTOS)

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan has joined the protest against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. Olaniyan joined the protest while recounting that he was a victim of police brutality. The deputy governor disclosed that the police harassed him twice. In a twee...

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NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERSNIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS: 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set up a new unit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team will “fill the gaps” arising from the dissolution o...

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BUHARI REACTS TO DEATH OF SENATOR ANKA

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his sadness over Senator Yushau Anka’s death. Anka passed away on Monday and was buried in Abuja on Tuesday. Buhari’s condolence message was conveyed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. “Righteousness was his ch...

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NEWSEND SARS: WHAT BUHARI GOVT MUST DO TO STOP PROTEST – DEJI ADEYANJU

Convener of Concerned Nigerians advocacy group, Deji Adeyanju, has disclosed what would stop Nigerian youths from protesting police brutality. Adeyanju said Nigerians would stop protesting when they see seriousness on the part of the government to reform the Nigeria Police Force, NPF. The activist...

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NEWSEND SARS PROTESTS: ‘SECRET MEETING’ OF GOVERNORS, BILLIONAIRES, 7 OTHERS SPARK OUTRAGE

End SARS protesters are condemning the “secret meeting” a few Nigerians held with some governors and tycoons. The virtual meeting was held Monday night. It lasted nearly three hours. In attendance were Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), and Abdulr...

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TRUMP GIVES LATEST UPDATE ON HEALTH STATUS

United States President, Donald Trump, on Thursday, said he was feeling perfect. Trump tested positive to COVID-19 last week. The announcement was made after his debate with Democratic candidate, Joe Biden. The American leader returned to the White House on Monday, after a three-day hospitalisati...

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FG GETS ULTIMATUM TO FIX DILAPIDATED YOLA-GOMBE ROAD

The Federal Government has been given 10 days to finally fix the Yola-Gombe road which has suffered at least a decade of dilapidation. After a virtual meeting on Thursday, a social media campaign, ‘##FIX YOLA GOMBE ROAD’ said, “We decided to give the Federal Government under the leadership of...

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LAGOS BEGINS WORK ON NEW ECONOMIC GROWTH PHASE

Lagos State Government says work has commenced on a new and sustainable growth phase. The state noted that the private sector will play a major role in its implementation. On Thursday, the government announced the Lagos Economic Summit tagged, ‘Ehingbeti 2020’. Sam Egube, Commissioner for Eco...