#EndSARS Protest Resumes In Lagos As Old Women, Others Carry Placards

The EndSARS protest, which gripped the country for about two weeks in October, resumed in Lagos State on Thursday with protesters marching by Tejuosho Road in the Yaba area of the state. Old women and some young men brandished various placards in the area, defying the scorching heat to march for almost two hours. They... Continue Reading →

Oba Rilwan Akiolu will be dethroned – Lagos prince makes revelations

A yet-to-be identifed Lagos prince has vowed that Oba Rilwan Akiolu will be dethroned. In a trending video recorded in Yoruba, he accused the monarch of corruption, neglect of the state and the people. He regretted that Akiolu collects money from the government instead of demanding that the authorities take care of all residents. The... Continue Reading →

Lekki shooting: Ohanaeze warns against quit notice slammed on Igbos in South West

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has lauded Governors in the South-West geopolitical zone for their quick intervention to calm frayed nerves over a frivolous quit notice given to the Igbos in Lagos by mischief-makers. Following the outbreak of violence in the wake of deaths of armless End SARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate, some unnamed groups... Continue Reading →

The Address President Buhari Could Have Given, By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fellow Nigerians, 1. This is a difficult time for our nation but together we will prevail. 2. On Tuesday, October 20th, in the Lekki area of Lagos, innocent Nigerians exercising their democratic right to protest were attacked by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Some died. Many were injured. This terrible incidence has no place in our country.... Continue Reading →

Nigerian president warns protesters to stop, omits mention of those killed

LAGOS, Nigeria —  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari warned protesters Thursday to stop the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days but made no mention of the shootings of peaceful protesters that killed at least 12 people and prompted international outrage. The military opened fire without warning on thousands of peaceful protesters singing the national anthem Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Nigeria protesters tell of ‘terrible’ shooting

Nothing is left of the party atmosphere that filled the protest ground in the centre of Nigeria's biggest city Lagos -- except for broken glass and graffiti denouncing police violence. The day after security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters gathered to push for better governance around 20 soldiers and police were now in control,... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: As Nigeria burns, Buhari refuses to address the nation

President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to stay mute amid the chaos in several parts of Nigeria and widespread criticisms as protests against police brutality turned violent after state security forces used lethal force against demonstrators and hoodlums exploited the situation. Although the president’s aides have released statements on his behalf and other officials including Vice... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: US Closes Lagos Consulate, Issues Advisory

The United States government has called on its citizens living in Nigeria to avoid areas of protests as the ongoing protest against police brutality escalates. The US Mission in Nigeria in the review of travel advisory posted on its website said its Consulate General in Lagos would be closed Wednesday. It stated: “Multiple demonstrations are... Continue Reading →

Nigeria unrest: Protesters ‘shot’ in Lagos as millions put under curfew

Protesters have come under gunfire in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, eyewitnesses and local media say, amid continuing anger over police brutality. Who opened fire and the number of casualties is unclear, but Amnesty International said it had credible reports of deaths. An indefinite 24-hour curfew has been imposed on Lagos, the commercial hub. Other regions... Continue Reading →

Lagos APC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on 500 days in office

In a statement signed by the State publicity secretary, Seye Oladejo, the party said it acknowledges and commends his leadership, focus and the passion he has brought to the governance of the State. The party said COVID-19 brought out the leadership qualities in the Governor who led the battle against the virus from the front... Continue Reading →

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