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Pastor Adeboye condemns ‘in strongest terms’ military crackdown on #EndSARS protesters

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has condemned “in the strongest possible terms,” attacks by the Nigerian military on the unarmed, peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria. The mostly youthful protesters have been rallying against police brutality in the last 12 days and …

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#EndSARS: SERAP condemns reports of shooting of protesters at Lekki Toll gate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.” SERAP said: “Under the Nigerian constitution, 1999 [as amended] and human rights treaties to which Nigeria is a state party, the authorities …

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EndSARS: When Sanwo-Olu visited Ikechukwu Iloamuazor’s widow …Says deceased won’t die in vain …Eyewitness relives how he died  

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, visited the widow of Mr. Ikechukwu Iloamuazor, the man hit by stray bullet during last Monday’s demonstration by youths in Surulere for the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The protest ended bloody when the police attempted to disperse some of …

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More accolades for Sanwo-Olu as Gov. visits family of Ikechukwu Iloamuazor; Meets Chairman, Judicial Panel investigating SARS brutality; Increases youth representation on Panel

More Nigerians have commended Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for personally going to the residence of Ikechukwu Iloamuazor, who was allegedly killed by Police men during the #ENDSARS protests in Lagos. Gov. Sanwo-Olu had earlier exposed the police officers who allegedly shot and killed the 55 year old Ikechukwu Iloamauzor, …

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Buhari meets ex-President of UNGA74, Prof. Muhammad-Bande, at Aso Villa; Receives Presidents of Senagal, Guinea Bissau

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 16, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with the immediate past President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General (UNGA74) 2019-2020, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The agenda between the president and  Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to …

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Mali: Again, Buhari meets ECOWAS Special Envoy, expresses delight over successes recorded

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 15, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight that the Mali situation had calmed down considerably, following interventions by leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja, …

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Unless we work together, we will suffer for nothing, Buhari tells APC members; Receives Akeredolu

  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja called for a stronger sense of commitment to the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), that will translate into electoral victories in polls, admonishing that “unless we work together, we will suffer for nothing.’’ The President gave the advice to APC party leaders …

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WTO DG contest: We will ensure you win, President Buhari assures Okonjo-Iweala

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country will explore every opportunity and deploy its entire energy to ensure that she becomes the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO). Dr Okonjo-Iweala is one of two candidates contesting the …

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Why I was re-elected Ondo Governor – Akeredolu; Buhari, Lawan, Sanwo-Olu, others send congratulations

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described his reelection as the reward for hard work, dedication, focus, honesty and patriotism. President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and many others have, since the declaration of Akeredolu as Governor-elect, been sending in their …

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Nigeria’s passing through time of great need for cohesion, peace, unity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Kaduna expressed full confidence in the ability of the Nigerian Army to protect the territorial integrity of the nation, particularly in the ongoing war against terrorism, banditry and kidnapping, assuring that the Federal Government will increase manpower and improve training to meet the changing dynamics …

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