3 GIRLS GANG-RAPED BY HOODLUMS WHO HIJACKED EKITI ENDSARS PROTEST IN EKITI

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, said on Tuesday that no fewer than three girls were gangraped at the Fajuyi Park area of the state capital on Sunday by hoodlums who had hijacked the EndSARS protest. Fapohunda, who frowned at the development, said, “Rape and robbery cannot be the values of EndSARS protesters. It may now be necessary to alert all those participating in the protests, specifically girls and women to note that there exists hoodlums in their midst whose agenda is…

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BUHARI ORDERS KILLINGS AS SOLDIERS KILL 6 ENDSARS PROTESTERS IN LAGOS, WOUND MANY

Samson Folarin and Sodiq Oyeleke There were heavy gunshots at the Lekki toll gate, Lagos State, on Tuesday, as soldiers reportedly opened fire on #EndSARS protesters. Amnesty International said “excessive use of force” occasioned “deaths of protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos”. “While we continue to investigate the killings, Amnesty International wishes to remind the authorities that under international law, security forces may only resort to the use of lethal force when strictly unavoidable to protect against imminent threat of death or serious injury,” it added. In a tweet,…

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MEND LEADER, TOMPOLO MAKES PUBLIC APPEARANCE, FIRST TIME IN 6 YEARS

Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Former dreaded militant leader, Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, has made his first public appearance after hiding from security agencies for six years. Tompolo, who led the disbanded Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), went underground immediately after President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn-in in 2015 as the Federal Government deployed troops to fish him out. The government also declared him wanted through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ignoring two bench warrants issued against him by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos…

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POPULAR ACTRESS LOSES ONLY CHILD

Ada Ameh Popular actress, Ada Ameh, notably known for her role as Emu in the family sitcom, The Johnsons, has lost her only child, Aladi.  The actress who is known to dote over her only daughter took to her verified Instagram account to share the sad news. She, however, reassured her fans that she would remain strong.  “Fams!!! My lovely people. Pray for me, my beautiful darling Child choose to go and be with the Lord in the early hours of today. “Aladi Godgifts Ameh @lalas_touch why did you choose to leave…

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FG REVEALS THE NUMBER OF PRISONERS SET FREE IN EDO

…says armoury ‘looted’ The Federal Government has said that at least 1,993 inmates escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Custodial Centres in Benin City and Oko in Edo State during Monday’s protest in the ancient  city. It said the violent attacks had also culminated in the carting away of assorted weapons from the centres’ armouries. The disclosure was made in a statement by the spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Mohammed Manga. This is a fallout of ongoing protests by #EndSARS agitators, which appears to have been hijacked by suspected hoodlums…

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ONDO GOVERNOR DECLARES 24- HOUR CURFEW OVER ENDSARS PROTEST

 EndSars Protest: Youths  Dayo Johnson Akure The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has imposed a 24 hour curfew on the state with effect from 12 midnight today (Tuesday), till further notice. Governor Akeredolu who announced this in a state broadcast on the nationwide protest organised by the youths on police brutality by SARS. He said that ” pieces of news emanating from our neighbouring States are somewhat disturbing. It is obvious that certain elements have hijacked the agitation originally meant to correct the manifest wrongs for which the operatives of…

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OYETOLA IMPOSES 24-HR CURFEW ON OSUN OVER ENDSARS PROTESTS

Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has imposed 24-hour curfew on the state begining from Wednesday, October 21. This, according to the state government, was to check the dangerous dimension the #EndSARS protest has taken in the state while the government is bound to protect the lives and properties of citizenry. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji on Tuesday evening stated events in the last 48-hours has shown that the real protesters have failed to take over the protest, even…

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EKITI IMPOSES 24-HR CURFEW OVER ENDSARS PROTESTS

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state following the EndSARS protest which has turned violent in the last couple of days. The development was made known in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, (SSG), Mr Biodun Oyebanji, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) in Ado Ekiti. According to the statement, the Ekiti State government has observed with growing concern, how the EndSARS protest, which started as a peaceful protest against police brutality by youths…

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IKPEAZU DECLARES CURFEW IN ABIA

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. Abia State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in two major cities in the state, joining the growing list of Nigerian states where curfew has been declared as protests against police brutality escalates.Information Commissioner John Okiyi Kalu late Tuesday said in a statement that the curfew was ordered by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. According the statement, the curfew was slated to start at 6 pm on Tuesday evening till further notice. He also stated that the governor approved a cash reward of N5 million to anyone…

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ENDSARA: LALONG DECLARES CURFEW IN PARTS OF PLATEAU

Plateau State governor Simon Lalong Tuesday night declared a 24-hour curfew in two local governments in the state. The affected local governments are Jos South and Jos North. The curfew is scheduled to start at 8 pm until further notice. Lalong said he was forced to declare the curfew after “hoodlums…attacked and molested innocent citizens who are going about their normal businesses.” “Government is left with no choice than to impose a curfew to stop further loss of lives and properties,” the governor said. “By this directive, all forms of…

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