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600 Killed in Tigray Unrest, Ethiopia Rights Body Says
600 Killed in Tigray Unrest, Ethiopia Ri...

600 Killed in Tigray Unrest, Ethiopia Rights Body Says

A rampage carried out by a local youth group assisted by police and militia led to the slaughter of at least 600 people on November 9 in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the national human rights body said. The bloodbath in the town of Mai-Kadra is the most violent attack on civilians during... read more »

Student Union Leader Killed by Gunmen in Kaduna
Student Union Leader Killed by Gunmen in...

Student Union Leader Killed by Gunmen in Kaduna

A  student union leader in one of the institutions in Kaduna, Comrade Auwal Rabiu, has been confirmed killed, as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers attacked motorists on the road linking the Kaduna international airport and the Rigasa station of the Kaduna-Abuja train. The gunmen also injured one... read more »

Student Union Leader Killed by Gunmen in Kaduna
Christian Obodo Regains Freedom After Ab...

Christian Obodo Regains Freedom After Abduction By Gunmen

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, who was reported to have been kidnapped on Sunday evening by gunmen in a Delta community, has been freed by the abductors. It was gathered that the ex-international was abducted by gunmen along the Refinery Road in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government... read more »

Names of seven ‘Lekki shootings victims’ surface at Lagos panel
Names of Seven ‘Lekki Shootings Victims’...

Names of Seven ‘Lekki Shootings Victims’ Surface at Lagos Panel

The names of seven alleged victims of the October 20 Lekki shootings have ‘surfaced’ at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters. Their lawyer, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika SAN, told the panel that he had a petition on their... read more »

Nigerian Army Testifies Before Lagos Panel, Claims Officers Fired Blank Bullets into the Air
Nigerian Army Testifies Before Lagos Pan...

Nigerian Army Testifies Before Lagos Panel, Claims Officers Fired Blank Bul...

Officers of the Nigerian Army on Saturday appeared before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry Inaugurated to probe the shooting of peaceful #EndSaRS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate area of Lagos State on October 20. Speaking on behalf of the Army, Brigadier Ahmed Taiwo, Commander 81 military... read more »

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Army Personnel Arrive Probe Venue, to Present Footage of Lekki Shootings

Army Personnel Arrive Probe Venue, to Present Footage of Lekki Shootings

Army personnel attached to the 81 Division, have arrived the venue of the inquiry into the alleged shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos... read more »

Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal

Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal

Commercial banks in Ikere-Ekiti, the headquarters of Ikere Council Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday shut down operations following the alleged withdrawal of service by policemen. According to... read more »

#ENDSARS: Lagos State Govt. Directs Release of 253 Persons Arrested Over Protests

#ENDSARS: Lagos State Govt. Directs Release of 253 Persons Arrested Over Protests

The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN has advised the courts to immediately release 253 persons arrested by the Police in connection with... read more »

#EndSARS: Police Didn’t Abdicate Duties in Ekiti - Commissioner of Police

#EndSARS: Police Didn’t Abdicate Duties in Ekiti – Commissioner of Police

Ekiti State Police Command has stated that the protests that rocked the state during the agitation against the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) did not in any way force its... read more »

Nigeria Police Force Warns Against Protests in Lagos

Nigeria Police Force Warns Against Protests in Lagos

The police in Lagos said on Thursday said it would not entertain any demonstration or protest anywhere in the state. The warning came as some groups are hatching plans to begin “the mother of all... read more »