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#EndSARS: Don’t use force, address protesters, Atiku tells Buhari

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Abubakar Atiku, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to address protesting youths in the country, rather than using force against them. The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the last presidential election made this known in a series of tweets on Tuesday. Atiku made the posts a few hours after the Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, deployed… Read More
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I won’t endorse 2021 budget without provision for SARS victims, ASUU – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says he will not sign off on the 2021 budget if it does not contain compensation for victims of police brutality. Speaking on the floor of the house before a closed-door session on Tuesday, Gbajabiamila said he would also not endorse a budget that does not meet the “reasonable demands” of the… Read More
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#EndSARS protests: Restructure Nigeria before it’s too late – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has asked the Federal Government to immediately embark on the restructuring of the Nigerian Federation. Afenifere stated this in its reaction to the ongoing nationwide protests against police brutality. The protests which have entered the 13th day have also been held outside Nigeria — with international figures joining the call for the reform of the police.… Read More
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Trump ramps up campaign rallies two weeks to election

With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida. Trump and his wife Melania will head to Erie, Pennsylvania, where he will host another of his massive rallies. US media reported that the First… Read More
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#EndSARS: CAN, Amnesty warn security agents, hoodlums against attacking protesters

…as states inaugurate judicial panels of inquiry on killings Christian Association of Nigeria on Monday commended the peaceful approach of the proponents of the reform of the police either through the #EndSARS protests or prayer walks nationwide. The association said it was monitoring the #EndSARS protests nationwide and praying that their unprecedented efforts to have a decent society would not… Read More
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Miyetti Allah accuses Tinubu of bankrolling #EndSARS protests to bring down Buhari

…Buni alleges hidden agenda Pan-Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kailutal Hore Fulani Socio-Cultural Association, has accused the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of masterminding and bankrolling the #EndSARS protests currently rocking the country. Miyetti Allah claimed that the #EndSARS protests, allegedly being financed by Tinubu, were aimed at bringing down President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The group claimed that… Read More
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#EndSARS: Tinubu advises protesters to halt action, berates hoodlums

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says no one committed to the rule of law and good governance will oppose the ongoing #EndSARS nationwide protests by youths. Tinubu said in a statement on Monday that the protests, which began 12 days ago, were justified, given gross human rights violations and impunity by the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad… Read More
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#EndSARS: Empathise with youths on their plight, Obasanjo tells Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the #EndSARS protests across the country are products of extensive agitations by youths which the government must attend to. Obasanjo explained that President Muhammadu Buhari could make Nigerian youths know that he understood their plight and would make life better for them. According to a statement by Moses Olafare, the Director of Media, Ooni’s palace,… Read More
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Security agents, hoodlums attack #EndSARS protesters in Abuja

…as protests ground Lagos, Edo, Abia, Osun, Ebonyi, others #EndSARS protesters on Monday defied the threat by the Federal Government to deploy security agents in quelling their protests against police brutality across the country. Protesters, mostly youths as early as 7am trooped out in major cities in Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Abia, Ondo, Ekiti, Oyo and Ebonyi states blocking roads and… Read More
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#EndSARS protesters’ 7-point agenda more sensible than APC, PDP programmes – Peterside

…lambasts ruling, opposition parties for failing Nigerians Founder and former Chairman of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Atedo Peterside, says the seven-point demands of the #EndSARS protests can address the myriad of problems confronting the nation better than any programme put forward by both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the past five years.… Read More