The Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed concern over the shootings and killings of Nigerians. Angry youths have stormed the residence of the former Lagos State governor and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
Human rights group Amnesty International says it has confirmed that the Nigerian army and police killed at least 12 peaceful protesters at two locations in Lagos on Tuesday. Thousands of people protesting against police brutality as part of the #EndSars movement had gathered in the areas of Lekki and Alausa where the security officers shot them, Amnesty said.
Pope Francis has courted controversy after voicing his support for same-s*x civil unions in a documentary that debuted in Rome on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Speaking about pastoral outreach and care for people who identify as LGBTQ, the pontiff said that he thinks same-s*x couples should be allowed to have “civil unions”.
The inmates who on Monday, October 19th, escaped from Benin Medium Security Correctional Centre and Oko Medium Security Correctional Centre have been given till Friday October 23 to return voluntarily or face the wrath of the law. Governor Godwin Obaseki gave the ultimatum while on an assessment tour of the affected NCoS centres and the police stations that were burnt in Benin City by the hoodlums
The Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed concern over the shootings and killings of Nigerians demanding an end to police brutality and bad governance in the country. He made this known in a series of tweets on Wednesday. The VP, who said he had spoken to some of the victims in the hospital, said those killed or injured as a result of the shootings would get justice.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Oyigbo, Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas, and some parts of Port-Harcourt following violent incidents by hoodlums who hijacked the ENDSARS protest. In a statement by the Governor’s newly appointed Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, said Wike made the announcement in a state broadcast on Wednesday afternoon.
Angry youths have stormed the residence of the former Lagos State governor and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. However, the reason for gathering at his residence located on Bourdillon Street, Ikoyi, Lagos was not disclosed. Anaedoonline.ng had earlier reported the suspected hoodlums set fire to Television Continental, aka TVC, at Ketu, Lagos.
No fewer than 14 persons have been confirmed d**d after the Lagos Police clashed with hoodlums at the Mushin area of the state. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, when protesters who were on a peaceful march along Agege Motor Road, encountered a police team stationed around Post Office junction, meters away from the Olosan Police Station.
Super Eagles and Al-Adalah FC of Saudi Arabia midfielder, John Ogu, has condemned Tuesday night’s alleged shooting of #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate by military personnel sent to enforce the 4 pm (later adjusted to 9pm) curfew imposed on Lagos State by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in response to the breakdown of law and order in some parts of the state earlier in the day.