Tags : Protest

Northern Women Stage Protest to Demand Biafran Referendum

A group of women under the aegis of the Amalgamation of Northern Women Associations has demanded a referendum to allow Biafran Agitators to choose whether or not to remain in Nigeria. The Coordinator of the group, Hadiza Adamu spoke on behalf of other members during a protest in Abuja on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She […]

DSS Invites NYU Leader, Chinonso Obasi, Other Youth Leaders Over

National President of the Nigeria Youth Union (NYU), Mr Chinonso Obasi has been invited by the Department of State Services, DSS, alongside other Youth Leaders over a plan to disrupt official activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Mr Obasi confirmed the invitation by the security agency, saying he was expected to be at […]

‘I Don’t See Anything Wrong With It’: Akeredolu Backs Freezing

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of has defended the freezing of Bank accounts belonging to #EndSARS promoters and believes the action is not a conclusion the accounts were used to sponsor acts of treason. While speaking on a Channels TV show, the Governor who doubles as the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum said: […]

Hoodlums Attack Ondo APC Secretariat, Raze PDP Secretariat

The Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure has been attacked by hoodlums despite the curfew imposed by the State Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Spokesman for the Ondo APC, Mr Alex Kalejaiye, who confirmed the attack to ‘The Nation’ on phone said, the protest was no longer the demand to end SARS. Mr […]

Armed Men Invade ‘The Nation’, Set Office Ablaze

Armed men has set Headquarters of Vintage Press Limited, publishers of The Nation ablaze after a commando-like invasion. A statement by the Management signed by Editor, The Nation, Mr Adeniyi Adesina, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, said the invaders “kicked their way into the premises after scaring away security men on duty, brandishing their sophisticated […]

Oyo Governor Addresses Residents, Calls For Calm

Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, on the End SARS Protests in Oyo State on October 20, 2020 My Dear People of Oyo State,I address you at this time to talk about some of the issues that have been thrown up by the End SARS protests in Oyo State. […]

#EndSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Police Attack On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the unwarranted assault and attack by Officers of the Nigeria Police on a Cameraman with Arise Television, Mr Francis Ogbonna, in Abuja. It was reported that the Police attacked and brutalized Mr Ogbonna on Sunday, October 11, 2020, while interviewing protesters on an #EndSARS rally at Abuja. According […]

Independence Day Protest: IPC Condemns Police Brutality On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos-Nigeria, condemns the Police brutality on a Photojournalist with Punch Newspaper, Mr Olukayode Jaiyeola, on Thursday, October 1, 2020, while covering a peaceful protest to mark Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary at the Maryland Area of Lagos State. According to a statement signed by the Program Officer/ Safety Desk Officer of […]

Rivers Organised Labour Suspends Planned Protest

After meeting with the Rivers State Government, the President, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said the scheduled protest has been suspended. The Organised labour made up of Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the meeting raised pending issues with the State Government, focusing on new minimum wage, payment […]

Nigerians Protest Against Sexual Violence

Human rights campaigners have rallied in the federal capital territory to raise awareness about violence against women after a series of high-profile rape cases sparked an outcry in the country. More than 200 protesters marched around police headquarters in Abuja, chanting slogans and holding banners that read “Justice for all Nigerian girls and women” and “No means […]