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#EndSARS: NASS Reaffirms Justice For Victims Of Alleged SARS Abuses – Lawan

The President of Senate, Ahmed Lawan, says the National Assembly (NASS) would ensure justice for victims of alleged abuses by the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Lawan announced this in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday. He

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Why Ayade Appeases The Youths

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Thursday, October 22 pledged support for the #EndSARS protest in the nation while inaugurating a seven-man Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution to investigate police brutality on residents of the state. Speaking during

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#EndSARS: Time To Sheath The Sword

In what took the nation by storm, Nigerian youths were spontaneous in their reaction in long-drawn protests across parts of the country against what they termed the brutality and the deadly zest of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the

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#EndSARS: National Assembly, Buhari’s Relationship Goes Sour?

Abdul Lateef Taiwo Bamgbose On Thursday, October 22 when President MuhammaduBuhari  seized the opportunity to address the nation after days of pressure from both the international community and concerned Nigerians on the protests by Nigerian youths on the #EndSARS  and

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Lekki: Over 100,000 Petitions Flood ICC As UK Parliament Seeks Trial Of Buhari

Moves to impose arms embargo BY Abdullateef Taiwo Bamgbose The International Criminal Court (ICC) said it has received information alleging crimes in Nigeria following the violent dimensions that the #EndSARS protests have taken across the country. Fatou Bensouda, ICC prosecutor,

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#EndSARS Killings: Delta PFN Holds Black Sunday Service In Warri

Nosa Eresoyen Asaba Thousands of Christians from churches under the aegis of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN , Delta State Chapter, Sunday, 25 October, held a ‘Black Sunday Service’ to mourn the killing of young Nigerians by security agents

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#EndSARS: Abuja Warehouses Looted

Despite the presence of policemen, angry mob have plundered warehouses in Abuja. Hundreds of them on Sunday afternoon invaded the Idu Industrial Layout, raiding several warehouses in search of palliatives. An eyewitness said the hoodlums made away with bags of

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Delta Civil Society Condemns Killing Of Peaceful Protesters

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The Delta State Civil Society Community has condemned the heinous and violent crackdown visited on armless youths and peaceful protesters across the country, the climax of which has resulted in the death of over 60 citizens, with

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#EndSARS: Akpabio Warns Against Reprisal Over Attack On A’Ibom APC Office

INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Apparently worried that the attack on the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital in the wake of widespread protests against Police brutality in Nigeria may have been politically-motivated, the Minister of

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#EndSARS Protests: The Lessons Within

Sanusi Muhammad This is not the first civil unrest that ever enveloped Nigeria since independence and no lesson seems to have been learnt. We pray for the restoration of peace while hoping that those piloting the affairs of governance, will

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