• UK reopens visa application centres in Nigeria0

    The United Kingdom High Commission has announced the reopening of its visa application centres in Nigeria.   This is coming barely one week after it shut down its visa application centres in Victoria Island, Abuja and Lagos over the crisis arising from #EndSARS protests in the country.   The UK made this known in a

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  • Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks

    Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks0

    The Senate Committee on Interior, yesterday, suspended its budget defence session for agencies under its watch following attacks from #EndSARS and COVID-19 palliatives protesters.   The committee chairman, Senator Kashim Shetima, acknowledged that most of the paramilitary organisations were victims, as their offices were either vandalised or torched by the assailants. Since they have submitted

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  • Looting continues nationwide

    Looting continues nationwide0

    A resident carries a bag of food on her head during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in Jos, Nigeria, on October 24, 2020. Ifiok Ettang / AFP • Youths risk death over expired foods, drugs• Many killed, many

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  • EndSARS: 69 persons killed in protests, Buhari says

    EndSARS: 69 persons killed in protests, Buhari says0

    President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the number of people who lost their lives in the ongoing EndSARS protest in Nigeria as 69. According to the president, the deaths were mainly civilians but include police officers and soldiers. He disclosed this when he met with Nigerian leaders aimed at finding ways to end the unrest, BBC

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  • EndSARS: OPC threatens to roll out its men to restore order if looting persist

    EndSARS: OPC threatens to roll out its men to restore order if looting persist0

    The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) on Friday called for an immediate stop to the destruction of lives and property in the South-West following the #EndSARS protests. The socio-cultural group, loyal to its late Founder, Dr Frederick Fasheun, made the call in a statement signed by Chief Wasiu Afolabi, its Deputy President. Rising from an emergency

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  • Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army

    Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army0

      Nigerian Army has said its ‘Crocodile Smile’ exercise is not targetted at persons protesting against police brutality in different parts of the country.   “This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020 has no relationship with any lawful protest under any guise

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