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“EndSARS is not about politics, tribe or religion” – Harrysong tells Northern youths

Popular Nigerian singer, Harrysong has enlightened Northern youths that the #EndSARS protest is not about politics, tribe or religion. According to him, the call for a total reform of the police force is a fight for betterment of the country, and not a political or tribal movement. The singer took to his official Instagram page …

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Edo declares 24-hour curfew after jailbreak

The government of Edo has declared a 24-hour curfew following the violence that led to a jailbreak at a correctional facility in Benin, capital of the state. In a statement, Osarodion Ogie, secretary to the state government, said the curfew will remain across the state “till further notice”. Ogie said hoodlums have hijacked the #EndSARS …

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Paystack acquisition, boost for Nigerian tech ecosystem –Expert

The acquisition of Paystack, a Nigerian FinTech company, by Stripe is a huge boost for the Nigerian technology ecosystem, says Jide Awe, the Chief Executive Officer of Jidaw Systems Limited. Awe spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday while reacting to the development. NAN reports that Paystack, a technology company …

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“Forgive my wrong” – Daddy Freeze begs as he praises Pastor Adeboye for supporting #EndSARS protest

Nigerian on-air personality, Daddy Freeze has commended the General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Adeboye, for supporting the ongoing #EndSARS movement. In a Facebook Live session, Daddy Freeze noted that Adeboye’s support for the campaign against police brutality and extra judicial killing is a development that will assure protesters, that they have the support of religious …

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Actress, Beverly Osu recounts her ordeal with SARS officials

Nollywood actress, Beverly Osu has narrated her ordeal with officials of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to the 28-year-old model, she was beaten up and arrested by SARS for no reason. Further adding that she was taken from Ikate to Ojuelegba around 1am and had to be bailed out 2 hours later. Beverly, …

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Kizz Daniel joins #EndSARS protest in Abeokuta days after he was called out for staying mute about the campaign

Earlier today, Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel has joined the #EndSARS protest against police brutality in the country. The protest took place at his hometown in Abeokuta, Ogun State, and it comes days after angry Nigerians on Twitter called out the singer along with other celebrities for staying mute over the trending #EndSARS campaign. See Photos, …

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Football enthusiasts say, Eagles are still growing, harp on inclusion of home-based players

Some football enthusiasts, on Friday described the Super Eagles as a work in progress, adding that the inclusion of home-based players in the team would be step in the right direction. FELLOW PRESS reports that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had arranged two friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia to prepare the Eagles for the …

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World Food Day: GAIN advocates improved investment in agriculture sector

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), a non-profit organisation, has advocated for an increase in the budgetary allocation to the country’s agriculture sector. Dr Michael Ojo, Nigeria’s Country Director of the organisation said this in a statement on Friday to commemorate the World Food Day. The theme for this year’s celebration is; “Grow, Nourish, …

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44-year-old woman gives birth to twins after 20 years of marriage

A Ghanaian couple, Mr. Daniel and Mrs. Kate Anyane-Lah have welcomed a set of twins after 20 years of marriage. According to the testimony shared by The Church of Penticost, Ghana on October 5, 2020 Mrs Kate, 44, gave birth to twins girls. Three months after their wedding on 5th August, 2000, Kate conceived but …

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Vigilantes attack police station in Niger State after bandits killed four of their colleagues

At least four vigilante members were reportedly killed by bandits at Tashan Kare village in Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack occurred around 7 am on Monday, October 12, when the bandits blocked Pandogari Road. According to a source, calls made to the police went unanswered, leaving …

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Oshiomhole pleads for out-of-court settlement in Governor Ortom’s N10bn libel suit

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole has pleaded for an out-of-court settlement following a N10bn libel suit instituted against him by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The lawsuit was filed after Oshiomhole accused Governor Ortom of murder during an APC-sponsored press conference on July 27, 2018. He alleged that Ortom was …

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Professor of English says, Clark’s death is a great loss to the literary world

Prof Damian Opata of the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) says the death of John Pepper Clark, is a great loss to the literary world. Opata said this in Nsukka on Wednesday while reacting to the death of Clark on Tuesday October 13. He said Clark was a renowned …

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19.

Portuguese Footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus. The Juventus star player is feeling well and hasn’t been suffering with symptoms, but is now self-isolating and will play no part in Portugal’s clash with Sweden. Portugal’s Football Federation said: “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test …

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#SARMUSTEND protesters sing Davido’s Fem to Governor Sanwo-Olu as he addressed them at Alausa (video)

Lagosians protesting at the #SARMUSTEND campaign sang Davido’s FEM to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, when he came out to address them outside the state government house in Alausa today October 13. The protesters were at the state government house to demand an end to police brutality. Sanwo-Olu came out to meet with them but …

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#EndSARS protest is organized by kids who have no understanding of what the root issues are — Lauretta Onochie

President Buhari’s media aide, Lauretta Onochie in a tweet has again lashed out at youths protesting against police brutality. Onochie in a tweet she shared, stated that the protest is being organized by kids who have no understanding of what the root issues are. She further shared a screenshot of Zahra Buhari’s Instastory post in …

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Buhari names Lauretta Onochie, others as INEC commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought Senate’s confirmation of Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, reads a letter containing the names at plenary on Tuesday. Those to be confirmed are Prof. Muhaamad Sani from Katsina State, Lauretta Onochie from Delta State, Kunle Cornelius Ajayi from Ekiti State and Seidu Ahmad from …

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Reps move to compensate families of killed protesters, bans police escort from NASS

The House of Representatives will be compensating the families of Nigerians who died while protesting against police brutality. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabimaila, on Tuesday disclosed this at the commencement of plenary session. The ongoing protest has reportedly led to deaths of several Nigerians. There are still ongoing protests across the country, calling for …

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”I don’t think I’ve EVER been this frustrated in my life!” – DJ Cuppy

Billionaire daughter, Florence Otedola professionally known as DJ Cuppy has voiced her frustrations over the inability to partake in the ongoing demonstrations against Police Brutality in Nigeria. DJ Cuppy flew into the country some days ago with a mission to join the rising protests but as a precautionary instruction she must adhere to, she’s stuck …

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Kidnapped Kaduna teacher and students regain freedom

The school teacher and students who were abducted by gunmen at Damba-Kasaya in Chikun LGA of Kaduna State have regained their freedom. The teacher identified as Christian Madugu and her students, Happy Waziri, Ezra Bako, Miracle Danjuma and Favour Danjuma (all teenagers) were abducted at Prince Academy School located in the village. FELLOW PRESS reported …

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Allow people to express themselves and refrain from using brute force – Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa tells police

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the police in the state to allow #EndSARS protesters to express themselves and refrain from using brute force in responding. The governor through his offcial Twitter page, made the request as he noted that the peaceful protests are necessary part of the democratic process. He wrote: ‘Peaceful protests …

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