EndSARS: FCTA bans protests in Abuja

EndSARs protesters at NASS gate on Thursday..Photo Olatunji Obasa The Federal Capital Territory Security Committee has banned #EndSARS protests in Abuja, the nation’s capital, for alleged violation of the COVID-19 protocols. The FCT Administration said it was concerned that despite the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, last Sunday, the demonstrations had continued, …

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INEC: Drop Onochie Tambuwal tells Buhari

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to withdraw the nomination of Mrs Lauretta Onochie as a Federal Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner. Tambuwal made the call when he swore in the Chairman and members of the Sokoto State Independent Electoral Commission at the Council Chamber of the …

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Former APC Presidential Aspirant Threatens To Sue Twitter CEO For backing #EndSARS

Former APC Presidential Aspirant Threatens To Sue Twitter CEO For Supporting #EndSARS A former Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba has threatened to drag Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, for supporting #EndSARS campaign. Naija News reports that protesting youths in Nigeria are agitating for the end to Police brutalization and extra judicial killings of Nigerians. The protesters …

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Nigeria inflation rises in September

Nigeria inflation quickens to 30-month high in September on rising food cost Favour Olarewaju & Mercy Ayodele and Favour Olarewaju & Mercy Ayodele Oct 15, 2020 Food inflation rose by 16.66 percent month-on-month compared to 16 percent in August 2020 The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased accelerated by 13.71 percent in September 2020, marking the 13th-consecutive uptrend …

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Nigerians demands justices over a Nigerian burnt to death in Libya – Dabiri

We demand justice for Nigerian burnt to death in Libya – Dabiri-Erewa ON Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has demanded for justice for a Nigerian who was burnt to death on Oct. 7 in Tripoli, Libya. Dabiri-Erewa made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, after meeting with the Libyan Ambassador to …

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NCC partners multi-sector stakeholders to formulate policies on 5G

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it is working vigorously with multi-sector stakeholders to formulate policies for the 5th generation (5G) mobile network. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umaru Danbatta, made this known on Wednesday during a virtual innovative tech forum organised by Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA). The theme of the event was ‘Multi-Stakeholders Approach to …

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From SARS to SWAT is bad faith – Opinions

On Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced a new police outfit to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police. Given how vehemently the police had previously argued that it was impossible to dissolve SARS before they capitulated to public pressure, the haste with which they have replaced SARS is worrying. What exactly has changed within …

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Twitter founder supports #EndSARS movement

EndSARS receives huge boost as Twitter founder endorses movement, shares links for donations Protest scenes in Lagos and Abuja Photos: Olatunji Obasa, Saheed Olugbon and Olukayode Jaiyeola Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has expressed support for the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. Dorsey retweeted links for donations through his handle @Jack. He tweeted, “#EndSARS. Flag of Nigeria.” …

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