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1 Nov 2020
A non-governmental organisation, the Forum for National Builders and Social Development has advised governments at all levels in the country to listen to the yearnings of the youths and review the country’s security architecture to ensure peace.
29 Oct 2020
Oscar award-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'O has reacted to the recent #EndSARS protests that rocked Nigeria recently. The "12 Years A Slave" star took to social media to condemn the “woundings and murders of Nigerians in Lekki.” Recall that on October 20, protesters at the Lekki Tollgate were shot at by military men while reciting…
28 Oct 2020
Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to cover up the killing of unarmed protesters at Lekki Toll Gate last Tuesday. The rights group in a statement said, "Nigerian authorities’ must end their attempts to cover up the Lekki Toll Gate massacre." Amnesty International said it has proofs in a new timeline of…
23 Oct 2020
There might have been a time when the implications of police corruption and extortion were not fully appreciated by ordinary Nigerians. When I was about  to leave secondary school many decades ago, an uncle suggested I should enrol in the Nigerian Police Force or seek employment as a sanitary inspector. He reasoned it could be…
22 Oct 2020
Shops were shuttered and streets empty Thursday as Nigeria's largest city Lagos was locked down under curfew after unrest flared following the shooting of protesters.
21 Oct 2020
Hundreds of people took to the streets in South Africa on Wednesday to voice outrage at the shooting of peaceful demonstrators in Nigeria.
20 Oct 2020
Respected Nigerian singer Innocent Idibia better known as 2Baba has called for a total shutdown of the country in wake of the ongoing #EndSARS protest. The protest that has been ongoing for over a week in different parts of the country is calling for an end to police brutality in the country. The protests, which…
19 Oct 2020
At least 15 people have been killed, including two policemen, since protests against police brutality erupted in Nigeria this month, according to Amnesty International on Monday.
17 Oct 2020
In the wisdom of my forebears they used proverbs to garnish conversation. As such, Rhetoric that elevated the common person to sage-like dignity abounded and included one which says that until you have seen the backside of dusk weary not about the despondency of dawn and then write off the day. In other words, until…
14 Oct 2020
Protests against police brutality in Nigeria have brought Africa's largest city to a standstill and dominated social media, channelling anger among the frustrated youth that has forced the government to listen. From raising funds online to influencers drawing big crowds, the campaign has topped Twitter worldwide and received support from some of Africa's biggest celebrities.…
12 Oct 2020
Rapper and United States presidential candidate Kanye West spoke out against police brutality in Nigeria in light of the #EndSARS protest sweeping across the nation. West, 43, on Monday night, took to his twitter page where he said: "I stand with my Nigerian brothers and sisters to end police brutality." The "Jesus Walk" rapper also…
12 Oct 2020
The protest against police brutality has taken a new turn as protesters have taken to social media to complain of being brutalised by police officials. The protest demanding an end to notorious police unit Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS) has been going on for some days now, though an announcement has been made stating that…


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At least 23 people were killed as a devastating tornado ripped across the southern US state of Mississippi, tearing off roofs, smashing cars and flattening entire neighborhoods.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he would deploy tactical nuclear weapons in neighbour and ally Belarus. Putin has repeatedly issued thinly veiled threats he could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, reviving Cold War-era fears.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, has reconsidered his decision to appeal the High Court judgment in favour of Clement Adedotun, the Uber driver who was assaulted during the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest in October 2021. In an Instagram post he shared on his handle on Saturday evening, he stated that he…
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Four people were confirmed dead in a multiple accident involving a tanker and two cars at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta in Ogun on Friday night.
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The Nigerian Army on Saturday graduated 594 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.