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#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs meet over protest
#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs Meet over Protes...

#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs Meet over Protest

The top hierarchy of the Nigerian Army, including the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, General Officers Commanding (GOC) of the Divisions and Operation Commanders, are currently in a meeting where they are brainstorming on the recent threat to national security caused by the... read more »

Scores of Children Killed as Gunmen Invade School Cameroon
Scores of Children Killed as Gunmen Inva...

Scores of Children Killed as Gunmen Invade School in Cameroon

At least six children have been killed and eight injured in Cameroon on Saturday as gunmen invaded a school, shooting recklessly in an area where separatist insurgents have been on rampage. Reuters reports that the gunmen arrived the school with motorcycles around midday in the city of Kumba in... read more »

Lagos State Adjusts Curfew to 8pm to 6am
Lagos State Adjusts Curfew to 8pm to 6am

Lagos State Adjusts Curfew to 8pm to 6am

The curfew in Lagos State has been reviewed. Restriction time is now 8pm to 6am. Lagosians are enjoined to plan their journey times as they go about their lawful businesses. All Public & Private Schools remain shut till further notice. Signed: Gbenga Omotoso HC, Information and... read more »

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra
Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflam...

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra

Enraged youths on Thursday set ablaze the statue of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in Onitsha Anambra State. The perpetrators are suspected to be thugs who hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest which was initiated as a movement to end police brutality and bad governance in the country. The monument... read more »

IPOB: Wike Declares Manhunt for Stanley Mgbere, Places N50m Bounty
IPOB: Wike Declares Manhunt for Stanley ...

IPOB: Wike Declares Manhunt for Stanley Mgbere, Places N50m Bounty

Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers State has placed a N50 million bounty on a leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) identified as Stanley Mgbere. The governor reiterated its ban on the activities of the IPOB across the state in conformity with the proscription of the group by the Muhammadu... read more »

Lagos Will Not Be Destroyed Under my Watch, Sanwo-Olu says as he Sues for Calm

Lagos Will Not Be Destroyed Under my Watch, Sanwo-Olu says as he Sues for Calm

Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has decried the extent of damage done to public and private properties as thugs masquerading under the #EndSARS movement took to the streets... read more »

Ondo State Lifts 24-Hour Curfew, Calls for Peace

Ondo State Governor Lifts 24-Hour Curfew, Calls for Peace

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has announced the suspension of the 24-hour curfew initially imposed following unrest occasioned by hijack of the #EndSARS movement by hoodlums in... read more »

IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth Projection

IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth Projection

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the projected economic growth for Nigeria may not be realized on the strength of the #ENDSARS protest. The organization expressed serious... read more »

EndSARS: Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address to the Nation

#EndSARS: Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address to the Nation

Fellow Nigerians, it has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who... read more »

Jailbreak in Warri Prison as Inmates escape amidst Shooting and Fire Outbreak

Jailbreak in Warri Prison as Inmates Escape amidst Shooting and F...

A yet-t0-be known number of prisoners have escaped the Nigerian Correctional Centre, commonly referred to as Okere Prison in Warri South council area of Delta State, amidst heavy shooting by security... read more »