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EndSARS: Arsenal send message to Nigerian fans

As the dust continues to settle after days of protests and destruction of lives and properties across the country, Nigeria and Nigerians have continued to attract empathy from the international community. The latest is from English Premier League giants, Arsenal, who Saturday posted their heartfelt message on their Twitter handle enjoining Nigerians to stay strong […]

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Over 350 Motorcycles, 400 Freezers, Others Looted From My House – Senator Folarin

The lawmaker representing Oyo Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Teslim Folarin, has condemned the invasion of his house by a crowd of residents. In a statement on Saturday after the incident, he revealed that over 1,100 empowerment items such as motorcycles, deep freezers, generators, and grinding machines, among others were looted from […]

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‘Nigerians, don’t give up’ – Singer Alicia Keys Joins EndSARS Protest

Award-winning singer, Alicia Keys has used her platform to tell Nigerians not to lose focus and stay hopeful of a better Nigeria that they desired. She urged Nigerians not to cease making effort in their quest to knock out injustice and other systems designed to oppress them. ‘My love goes out to Nigeria, America and […]

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Buhari will speak on Lekki shooting after investigation — Nigerian Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into soldiers shooting at, and killing, national anthem-singing and Nigerian flag-waving #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos. And, thereafter, he would speak on the incident. Dare said these on ARISE News on Friday, adding “for sure […]

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Governor Sanwo-Olu eases Lagos curfew from 8am to 6pm

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the easing of the curfew imposed on the state. The governor said people are allowed to go out between 8am and 6pm from Saturday. He said, “We have decided that we are going to be easing the curfew from tomorrow (Saturday) morning; and what that easing means […]

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Stop the protests, your voices have been heard, Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to protesters demanding police reform to cease the protests. The president, in his first broadcast on the #EndSARS protest and the violence that has resulted from it, said he was “deeply pained that innocent lives have been lost.” He said his government was working to meet the demands of the protesters. “I therefore […]

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US Govt breaks silence on Lekki shooting

The United State (US) Government has condemned the shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos by soldiers. The US, in a statement issued by Secretary of Stare, Michael Pompeo on Thursday said the use of military on unarmed protesters was condemnable. Pompeo urged the Nigerian government to ensure that those involved should be […]

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Struggling Naira: See current exchange rates in Nigeria

Currency Interbank Rate Parallel Rate USD 380 463 GBP 491 592 EUR 449 540 The current exchange rates as of Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

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Osinbajo breaks silence on Lekki shooting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has broken his silence on Tuesday’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos by soldiers, saying the Federal Government will get justice for the victims. Osinbajo, on his twitter handle late Wednesday night said his heart goes out to all the victims of the Lekki shootings and all other […]

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UN Condemns Shooting Of Lekki Protesters In Lagos Nigeria

The United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for an end to police brutality in Nigeria, condemning violent clashes that claimed multiple lives and caused many injuries. This position was contained in a communiqué by his spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric. According to the statement, the Secretary-General has been following recent developments in Nigeria and has called […]

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EndSARS Protests In Nigeria: IGP Deploys Anti-riot Police Officers Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has 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. Adamu said the deployment of the special police unit is to secure critical […]

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Address Nigerians As Soon As Possible, Senate Tells Buhari

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation as soon as possible on the #EndSARS protests ongoing across the country. This formed part of the resolutions reached by the lawmakers during Tuesday’s plenary at the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital. They stressed the need for […]

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Stop killing young Nigerian protesters, Hillary Clinton tells Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters. Clinton tweeted after Nigerian security officers shot at #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate Plaza on Tuesday night. Many people are reportedly injured while unconfirmed report said some protesters have died. Clinton, […]

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Naira slides further at parallel market

The naira fell slightly at the parallel market on Monday, as it exchanged to the dollar for N460/$ as of the close of work. The naira had exchanged to the dollar on Friday for 458/$. This is as the country’s external reserves continued to maintain its downward trend.

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EndSARS: Hoodlums set ablaze over 50 cars in Apo Abuja

Following the protests against police brutality and extra-extra-judicial killings on Monday in the FCT, some hoodlums have burnt down over 50 cars at Apo Mechanic village in Abuja. The cars, displayed for sale at a car stand, were set ablaze by alleged thugs hired to disrupt the agitation for comprehensive police reform by #EndSARS protesters. […]

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PTF warns Nigerians against travelling to US, UK, France, others

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has warned #EndSARS protesters against contracting and spreading the virus while gathering to protest against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. It also called on Nigerians to be take precautions while travelling or planning to receive travellers from the United States of America, United Kingdom, India, Russia […]

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EndSARS: Show you understand youths’ plight, Obasanjo tells Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday said the #EndSARS protests across the country were a product of extensive agitations by youths that must be attended to by government. Obasanjo explained that the President Buhari could make Nigerian youths know that he understood their plight and would make life better for them. According to a statement […]

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Would you be in office if killed young? David Oyedepo asks Nigerian leaders, endorses protests!

The General Overseer of Living Faith Ministries aka Winners Chapel International, David Oyedepo, has endorsed the ongoing #EndSARS protests in the country against the excesses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Before its disbandment, SARS, a police unit, was known for its human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings. Mr Oyedepo, during a sermon video on […]

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