Tags : Protesters

49 Suspects Arrested At Lagos Yoruba Nation Rally Denied Bail,

A Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos State, has failed to grant bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation Agitators arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command. The Agitators were arrested at Ojota, Lagos on July 3, 2021, while protesting in support of the actualisation of the Yoruba Nation. The motion for their bail application was filed […]

Yorubas In Diaspora Protest Attack On Sunday Igboho’s Residence

Yorubas in Diaspora has protested at the Nigerian Embassy in the United Kingdom over the attack launched by the Department of State Services (DSS) on the residence of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho on Thursday, July 1, 2021. The protesters chanted different solidarity songs, and also displayed placards on Friday, […]

Daunte Wright’s Death: Protesters, Police Clash For A Third Night

Protesters have clashed with Police for the second night in the suburb of the US city of Minneapolis following the killing of a Black man during a traffic stop, with Police calling the fatal shooting an “accident”. The shooting sparked unrest in an area already on edge because of the trial of the first of […]

Gunmen Raze 14 Houses In Midnight Attack On Ondo Community

Gunmen suspected to be terrorising waterways in the Ese-Odo Local Government area of Ondo State, have allegedly razed 14 houses in a midnight attack on the Asere riverine community. According to a report, the gunmen attacked the community for tipping off Security Agencies about their activities and movement. Women in the community protested the attack, […]

Myanmar: Protesters Continue Rallies Despite Military Junta Threat

Tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters rallied across Myanmar again on Monday, February 22, 2021, despite a clear threat from the junta that it was prepared to use lethal force to crush what it branded “anarchy”. The warning came after three demonstrators were shot dead over the weekend, and the funeral on Sunday, February 21, […]

Capitol Riot: Police Officer Dies After Clash With Pro-Trump Mob

A United Stated Capitol Police Officer has died of injuries sustained during clashes with a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters who overran a session of Congress. AFP reports that it was the first Law Enforcement death stemming from the violence at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, which saw flag-waving crowds overwhelm Police […]

“Biden Won Because The Election Was Rigged” -Trump

President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning, November 15, 2020, as he again railed against supposed mass fraud in the vote won by challenger Joe Biden. While tweeting his clearest yet admission of defeat, President Trump wrote: “He won because the Election was Rigged. […]

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 […]

EndSARS Protests: IPC Condemns Arson Attack On Media Outlets, Journalists;

With extremely concern, the International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the latest happenings in the country with respect to the #ENDSARS and #ENDSWAT protests, especially the targeting of Media Institutions and harrassment of Journalists. IPC particularly condemns the Wednesday, October 21, 2020, arson attack on Television Continental TVC, as well as the molestation of the […]