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Lagos Assembly Throws Weight Behind #EndSARS Protests
Lagos Assembly Throws Weight Behind #End...

Lagos Assembly Throws Weight Behind #EndSARS Protests

  Lagos State House of Assembly has thrown its weight behind the #EndSARS protest with a demand on the proscription of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad. They also demanded the introduction of a new and well-structured security outfit by the Federal Government and called on Lagos... read more »

#ENDSARS: Police Clash with Protesters in Abuja  
#ENDSARS: Police Clash with Protesters i...

#ENDSARS: Police Clash with Protesters in Abuja  

Protesters who are demanding for scrapping of Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigerian police clashed with police operatives in Abuja on Friday. Reports say police fired teargas and shot indiscriminately in a bid to disperse the protesters in the nation’s capital. A video which surfaced online... read more »

Lauretta Onochie, Wizkid in a War of Words on Twitter
Lauretta Onochie, Wizkid in a War of Wor...

Lauretta Onochie, Wizkid in a War of Words on Twitter

Nigerian singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, and Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, engaged in war of words on Twitter over Wizkid’s comment on police brutality. The issue started after the multiple-award winning singer... read more »

#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned Protest, Speaks to Force PRO
#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned...

#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned Protest, Speaks to Force PRO

  Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has called off his support for the #EndSARS campaign aimed at protesting police brutality in the nation. He also spoke with Force spokesman Frank Mba on measures to protect the youths amid the #EndSARS campaign. The singer had... read more »

Cybercriminals Responsible for #EndSARS Campaign - Buhari's Aide
Cybercriminals Responsible for #EndSARS ...

Cybercriminals Responsible for #EndSARS Campaign – Buhari’s Aid...

  The Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has stated that the protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad were coordinated by internet fraudsters. Onochie who disclosed this in a series of tweets that while there were a few bad eggs in the police, the... read more »

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Nigeria: Indigenous People and their Right to Self-Determination

Nigeria: Indigenous People and their Right to Self-Determination

28th September 2020   Between years 2000 and 2002, a full one-third of the states of Nigeria declared that they would be governed by Islamic Sharia. These are twelve adjoining states in the core... read more »

FG Gets New Order to Stop Planned NLC, TUC Strike

FG Gets New Order to Stop Planned NLC, TUC Strike

  The Federal Government has obtained a new order against the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) from going on with their plan to commence a nationwide strike on Monday. Justice Ibrahim Galadima of the National Industrial Court issued the order in Abuja in an ex parte application made by the Office of the... read more »

Police Warns Against IPOB Oct. 1 Sit-at-Home Call

Police Warns Against IPOB Oct. 1 Sit-at-Home Call

  Police authorities on Wednesday warned against the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for a sit-at-home on October 1. The Commissioner of... read more »

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Bu...

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

  A UN watchdog reports that there has been continued human rights violations such as sexual violence, murder, and summary executions in Burundi The... read more »

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Ch...

UNICEF Expresses Concern Over Jailing of 13-Year-old Child in Kano for Blasphemy

The United Nations Children’s agency, Unicef has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq to 10 years in prison with menial labour for blasphemy... read more »

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Osinbajo Condemns FSARS Actions

Osinbajo Condemns FSARS Actions

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday condemned the actions of some policemen, especially those attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who he accused of harassing Nigerians... read more »

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protest Hits Abuja

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protest Hits Abuja

  The organizers of the #RevolutionNow protest, Coalition for Revolution (CORE), have held a peaceful protest in Abuja. The protest spearheaded by the leader of the group who is also... read more »

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested in Lagos

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested in Lagos

  More than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested by security operatives in Lagos. The protesters had stormed Ojota and Maryland axis to express their dissatisfaction with... read more »

Northern Cyprus Unsafe for Education, Nigerian Government Alerts Parents

Northern Cyprus Unsafe for Education, Nigerian Government Alerts Parents

The Nigerian Government has flagged Northern Cyprus as unsafe for Nigerians seeking education abroad due to the continued and mysterious killing of blacks in the country, Sahara Reporters... read more »

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?

25th August 2020   Given the bloody events in Nigeria, I strongly urge us to dialogue not only at national, but also at international levels regarding what I have termed the “territorial... read more »