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Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance
Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja F...

Sowore, Four others Arraigned in Abuja For Alleged Public Disturbance

The publisher of online platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arraigned with four others before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse zone 2, Abuja by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Sowore,Juwon Sanyaolu, Damilare Adenola, Peter and Kimrere were by the the Special Weapons Tactical Team of... read more »

Three UN Peacekeepers Killed in C.Africa Ahead of National Polls
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Three UN Peacekeepers Killed in C.Africa Ahead of National Polls

Three UN peacekeepers have been killed by unidentified combatants in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, as the country prepares for a general election and fighting continues between rebels and government forces. The news came after a rebel coalition called off a ceasefire... read more »

#EndSARS: Arrested Protester, Eromosele, Regains Freedom After 12 Days
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#EndSARS: Arrested Protester, Eromosele, Regains Freedom After 12 Days

Social activist, Eromosele Adene, has finally regained his freedom from unjust detention of the Nigeria Police Force. Adene was arrested by the police on November 7 from his home in Ikeja, Lagos. He was taken to Abuja for interrogation before he was returned to Lagos for trial after 10 days. He was... read more »

Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine
Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT,...

Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday requested the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to stop limiting the right of Nigerians to free speech. Abaribe who made the request in a statement by his Media Adviser, Uchenna Awom, in Abuja, while reacting to the imposition of... read more »

Why Buhari didn’t Speak on Lekki Shootings - Presidency
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Why Buhari didn’t Speak on Lekki Shootings – Presidency

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina has disclosed that the President didn’t mention anything about the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday night during a nationwide broadcast because it would be “premature and presumptuous.” There... read more »

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims

  The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the family of deceased Jimoh Isiaka and two other victims of the violence that started during the... read more »

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

#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... read more »

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 what they... read more »