Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 21st October 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Wednesday 21st October 2020 .
#EndSARS: Deploy soldiers to fight Boko Haram, not protesters, Osun civil societies tell Buhari
By Shina Abubakar Coalition for Civil Societies in Osun State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the rising unemployment in the country to avert imminent national outburst. It also called on the Federal Government to deploy military to areas witnessing insurgency attacks rather than deploying them to quell peaceful #ENDSARD protesters across theRead More
#ENDSARS PROTESTS: Shootings, killings in Lagos as states impose curfew
…Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti, Osun, Imo, Plateau impose 24-hr curfew …Two policemen, two civilians killed in Lagos; 4 police stations, vehicles burnt …Six feared killed in Dutse-Alhaji, as police station set ablaze …IGP orders deployment of anti-riot police officers, Charges officers to protect lives …Protesters defy curfew in Edo, govt insists decision remains …1,993 prison inmatesRead More
E2%80%95-ayade-warns/ #EndSARS: Don’t confront security agents ― Ayade warns
By Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar Following the rise in the level of protests in the state on #EndSARS, police brutality, as well as bad governance, Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has warned CrossRiverians not to confront security agents deployed to keep the peace. The governor also assured CrossRiverians that government will not sleep untilRead More
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E2%80%95-uzodinma/ #EndSARS: Why I imposed 24-hour curfew in Imo ― Uzodinma
By Chinonso Alozie – Owerri The Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma has said that he imposed 24-hour curfew in the state, to avoid the protests leading to loss of lives. Uzodinma spoke in Owerri, in a statewide broadcast to Imolites regarding the EndSARs protests. The governor simply said: “Because I will not want an avoidableRead More
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#Lekki Toll Gate killings: Forces beyond control makes dark history – Sanwo-Olu
By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the Tuesday night killing of #EdnSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate as “the toughest night of our lives forces beyond our direct control have moved to make dark notes in our history, but we will face it and come out stronger.” Sanwo-Olu made theRead More
Ugly stories of how widows are maltreated in Igboland
*The experience is scary — Anonymous widow *State govts should make laws to protect widows – Anaekwe *Harmful widowhood practices are archaic and truly harmful – Eze Obirieze *I was denied my husband’s properties for allegedly killing him – Aged widow *Anti-widow practices should be abolished – Cleric *We protect widows from undue molestation andRead More
National Water Resources Bill: Ortom threatens to lead march against passage
By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has threatened to lead a protest march against the plot to have the National Water Resources bill imposed on Nigerians despite its rejection by the majority of the people. The Governor who described the bill as evil urged the federal government to tell NigeriansRead More
#EndSARS: Osun hunters join protest
As youths in Osun State continue to protest against Police brutality tagged #EndSARS in Osogbo, hunters in the state have also joined the protest calling for a complete reform of the police.
Ozil out of Arsenal’s Premier League squad, Cech in surprise return at Chelsea
Arsenal’s out-of-favour midfielder Mesut Ozil was left out of their 25-man English Premier League (EPL) squad list for the 2020/2021 season released on Tuesday. This has further increased the likelihood that he has played his last game for the north London club. Ozil, who is under contract with Arsenal until June 2021 and earns aRead More
#EndSARS: Hoodlums burn 4 police stations, loot Ajeromi/Ifelodun LG secretariat
The Police Command in Lagos State has confirmed that four police stations and the secretariat of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government have been burnt in the course of the #EndSars protests. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Tuesday said that the police formations burnt in the state were located in Orile,Read More
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