While agitators of the Yoruba Nation threatened to go ahead with the planned mega rally today in Lagos, Nigeria’s former capital against the earlier warning of the Lagos State police command during the week for the group to desist from such activity, the metropolis has been relatively calm. Meanwhile, the said date for the rally […]
By Princess Ekwi Ajide On 26th October, 2020 when 29 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), constituted judicial investigative panels of enquiry to look into allegations of police excesses in Nigeria, occasioned by the #EndSARS campaign, many felt respite was coming at last but that seems to be far from the truth as Nigerians […]
Sometimes to a lay man, a recession means nothing more than shortage of food on the table and shortage of money in the pocket but explaining a recession goes beyond these. Dr. Kemdi Chino Opara a Financial/Marketing Analyst, resident in the United States recently spoke with our correspondent on the meaning, causes, implications and way […]
The Imo State Commissioner of Police, CP Isaac Akinmoyede, has met with Traditional Rulers, President Generals and Youth Leaders of the affected areas following the civil unrest which arose after the #ENDSARS protests, resulting to the burning and destruction of some police stations in the State.
The events of the last four days across Nigeria have been saddening and frightening. These have proved the reality of what many right thinking Nigerians have been saying for many years. What started as a peaceful protest suddenly went violent when hoodlums hijacked the process. I saw the video of the destruction of several public […]
Hell was let loose on Wednesday as #EndSARS Protesters set the family house belonging to the mother of the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Omididun Street, Lagos Island, on fire.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is extremely concerned about latest happenings in the country with respect to the #ENDSARS and #ENDSWAT protests especially the targeting of media institutions and harassment of journalists. In a release made available to National Wire and signed by Melody Lawal, Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer, IPC, the organisation particularly condemns […]
Director General of the Bolytag Centre for International Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, Professor Bola Akinterinwa has said that apart from agitating against police brutality in Nigeria, brutality in governance should also be addressed. Akinterinwa who was a gust on Channels Television said Nigerian government is largely centred on dishonesty and brutality. “People are talking about […]
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.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state effective 4pm on Tuesday (today).