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EndSARS Protests: Makinde Closes Schools In Ibadan, Deploys Operation Burst

In view of the prolonged EndSARS protests rocking Oyo State, the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has directed the immediate closure of all Schools in Ibadan from Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The Governor, in a State broadcast aired on the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, stated that the closure […]

Protesters Storm National Assembly

Protesters against Police brutality and extra-judicial killings have taken their demonstrations to the National Assembly complex in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. Channels TV reports that the protesters in their numbers stormed the complex on Thursday, October 15, 2020, displaying placards lamenting extra-judicial killings and demanding justice for victims of Police brutality. They sang songs of […]

IGP Sets Up New Unit, SWAT, To Replace SARS

The Public Relation Officer of the Nigerian Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, has revealed that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has set up a new unit called the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Unit (SARS). This is coming 48 hours after the IGP dissolved SARS following […]

#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 […]

IGP Says SARS Disbandment Was In Response To Yearnings Of

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has said the dissolution of SARS is in response to the yearnings of Nigerians. According to a press release signed by the Force PRO, DCP Frank Mba, and made available to Journalists on Sunday, October 11, 2020, the IGP observed that by this dissolution, all Officers and men […]

#EndSARS Protests: Commercial Activities Totally Paralysed In Ojaagbo, Isale Ora,

Socio-economic and commercial activities were totally paralysed on Sunday, October 11, 2020, in Ojaagbo, Isale Ora, Ita Alasa and Owode areas of Ogbomoso, following protests staged by some youths in the areas. It was gathered that Sunday’s demonstration was in continuation of peaceful EndSARS protest staged on Saturday, October 10, 2020, during which one Isiaka […]

EndSARS Protest: Late Jimoh Isiaka’s Mother Cries For Justice

The mother of a 23-yr-old Jimoh Isiaka who was shot dead during EndSARS peaceful protest in Ogbomoso, Mrs Ramat Jimoh, has not stopped shedding tears while calling for justice over the death of her son. Mrs Jimoh appealed to Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, and the State Commissioner of Police, CP Nwachukwu Nwonwu, to […]

#EndSARS Protesters: Makinde Confirms Death Of Protester In Ogbomosho

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has confirmed the death of one person in Ogbomoso #EndSARS protest. The Governor, while confirming the incidence on his twitter handle and Facebook posts on Saturday, October 10, 2020, said; “I have received with deep sadness the news of the passing of one of our children, Jimoh Isiaka, who […]

#EndSARS Protest: “This Is Not Clout Chasing” – Jimi Agbaje

A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has reacted to calls for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a series of tweets, Mr Agbaje noted that the protest that held in Lagos State was not a ploy at clout chasing but rather their grievances were valid. He […]

#EndSARS Protest: Omo-Agege Condemns Killing Of Officer, Seeks Thorough Investigation

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has strongly condemned the reported killing of a Policeman in Ughelli, Delta State. Senator Omo-Agege in a statement on Friday, October 9, 2020, by his spokesman, Mr Yomi Odunuga, calls for a thorough investigation into the matter. The Police Officer, Mr Etaga Stanley, is said to […]