Friday, October 23, 2020

PHOTOS: Properties, Vehicles Destroyed As Hoodlums Disrupt #ENDSARS Protests In Abuja

Pandemonium broke out yesterday, 19th October as a group of people attacked some of the #ENDSARS protesters and destroyed properties in the Kabusa area of Apo Mechanic Village, Abuja. Shops, vehicles, houses, and anything else the hoodlums could lay their hands on were not spared by the fracas. The situation had some protesters running for...

The EndSARS Protests and The Insensitivity of Government – Bishop Fagbemi

The protests rocking the country, Nigeria, have once again raised many questions about Nigeria and its leadership. That the protests are happening at all is an indication that the Nigerian masses, especially the youths have become irked by the plethora of social and economic problems besetting Nigerians many of which can be solved if...

End SARS: Gbajabiamila Threatens Not To Sign 2021 Budget

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disclosed that he will not sign the 2021 budget if provision for compensation to victims of police brutality is excluded. Mr. Gbajabiamila also disclosed that he will be visiting families of victims of police brutality across the country. He also appealed to the protesters to...

Hoodlums Set Orile-Iganmu Police Station On Fire

A group of people suspected to be hoodlums have burnt down the police station situated in Orile-Iganmu Local Government Area of Lagos State. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 09.45 am. The police station services both Iganmu community in Apapa Iganmu and Orile Community in Coker/Aguda. It is unclear the demands of the hoodlums who set the...

Lagos Government Declares 24-Hour Curfew

The Lagos State government has declared a 24-hour curfew across the state. The announcement was made by the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu via his official Twitter handle. The governor said the decision to declare the curfew following the violence which has broken out in some parts of the state following activities of criminals hiding under...

Six Killed As Two Tankers Collide, Explode In Niger

Six persons have been killed in a tanker explosion at Lapai in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State. The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday when two tankers collided before exploding in the state. This was confirmed to Newspot by the Director-General of the State Emergency Management Agency, Ahmed Inga via the telephone. Mr...

Kwara Constitutes 10-Man Judicial Panel On End SARS Protests

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Tuesday constituted a 10-man judicial panel of investigation to look into complaints of police brutality in the state. The panel will also investigate complaints of human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings by the End SARS protesters. This followed a recommendation of the National Economic Council that each state should constitute a panel...

End SARS: Tell Soldiers Not To Kill Any Protester – NUJ Tells Buhari

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to instruct soldiers not to shoot any of the youths protesting police brutality. NUJ said that as men of the Nigerian Army take over the streets across the country in the name of Operation Crocodile Smile, Buhari should instruct the troops to ensure that...

Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion Supports EndSARS Protests; ” We Cannot Be Silent On Police Brutality” Ndukuba

The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion has thrown its support behind the courageous young people of Nigeria for peacefully protesting police brutality, impunity and injustice across the country. In a Press statement read to newsmen by the Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of the church of Nigeria Anglican Communion Most Revd Henry Ndukuba said in unmistakable...

Protesters Break Benin Prisons, Free Inmates [VIDEO]

Protesters around Kings Square in Benin City, the capital city of Edo State have broken the walls of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin). The protesters, after gaining entrance into the prison through the fence freed inmates in the prisons along Benin Sapele Road, near Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ...

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