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#EndSARS: Fayemi declares 24-hour curfew in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state effective from 10pm today. Fayemi said the curfew followed the state government’s observation “with growing concern how the ENDSARS protest, which started as a peaceful protest against police brutality by youths in Ekiti State, has been hijacked by some hoodlums. “The hoodlums have capitalised on… Read More
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Jail-breaks: 1,993 inmates escaped from Edo prisons – FG

Federal Government says 1,993 inmates were freed from the Benin and Oko custodial facilities, Edo State, by suspected hoodlums on Monday. Director, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. The statement titled, ‘Unconscionable attack on custodial facilities,’ accused the #EndSARS protesters in Edo State of masterminding the attack.’ The custodial centres… Read More
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Three killed as thugs raze police station, church in Abuja

Suspected hoodlums, on Tuesday, have set ablaze the Dutse Makaranta Police Station in Kubwa, Abuja. The station and a church were said to have been razed during a clash between security operatives and hoodlums. The incident was also said to have led to the death of three persons. This is happening as the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered… Read More
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Edo attacks: Police arrest 12 suspects, recover five AK-47 rifles

Police said no fewer than 12 suspects have been arrested in connection with recent attacks and arson on police stations in Benin, Edo State capital. Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, also said five AK-47 rifles were recovered from the suspects. At least five police stations were burnt in Benin on Monday by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests against… Read More
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#EndSARS: IGP deploys anti-riot policemen to stop protests, hoodlums

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday, ordered the immediate nationwide deployment of anti-riot police unit – the Police Mobile Force  – to protect lives and property of Nigerians amid the ongoing violence that has marred the #EndSARS protests rocking the country. According to Adamu, the deployment of the special police unit is to secure critical national infrastructure across the… Read More
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Hoodlums set Ibadan police station on fire

Suspected hoodlums in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, set the Ojoo Police Station on fire. Eye witnesses said that trouble started after the police attempted to disperse a crowd of protesters. Suspected hoodlums in the crowd were said to have pelted them with stones after which the police reportedly opened fire. The angry mob was said to have outnumbered… Read More
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#EndSARS: Ex-APC presidential aspirant asks court to stop protests, sues Twitter founder $1bn

A former Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Adamu Garba, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to declare the #EndSARS protests rocking the country illegal. The motion on notice was brought pursuant to order II Rules 1, 2, 3 of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules, 2009 and Sections 34(1), 35(1) and 41(1) and 43 of the… Read More
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#EndSARS protests: Onyeama, US, UK envoys, others in closed door meeting

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is currently meeting with the members of the diplomatic corps in Abuja. The meeting holding at the Tafawa Balewa House headquarters of the ministry in Abuja, is expected to discuss the ongoing #EndSARS protests rocking the country. Those attending the parley include the envoys of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, amongst others. An… Read More
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Police ban protests in Lagos as hoodlums kill policeman

Lagos State Police Command has announced a ban on all forms of gathering in all parts of the state. The ban, the police said, followed Tuesday’s violent attacks on policemen and stations as well as innocent Nigerians in some parts of the state. A statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, announced the ban on gatherings in… Read More