BUHARI’S FAILURE TO ADDRESS PROTESTERS LED TO LOSS OF LIVES AND PROPERTIES- ALAAFIIN OF OYO

End SARS: Buhari’s Failure To Address Protesters Led To Loss Of Lives, Properties -Alaafin Ibadan – His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi the Alaafin of Oyo, on Monday confirmed that the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to address the youths that protested against the police brutality led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties recorded after the protests. Alaafin, speaking on Monday, during the stakeholders meeting that was held at the House of Cheifs, the Parliament Building Agodi Secretariat Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, stressed that, if…

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COVID-19: EXPECT CONSEQUENCES OF PROTESTERS’ MASS GATHERINGS IN TWO WEEKS -NCDC BOSS

Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba and Leke Baiyewu THE Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chike Ihekweazu, has said that the curfew imposed by state governments to halt the looting of warehouses and destruction of property have slowed down testing for COVID-19. He said posting of results on the centre’s social media handles was halted out of respect for those who lost their lives as a result of the incidents of the past days. Speaking at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja…

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FORMER SOKOTO GOVERNOR PRAISES NORTHERN YOUTHS FOR SHUNNING ENDSARS PROTESTS

ADENIYI OLUGBEMI The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has commended youths in the northern part of the country for refusing to join the #EndSARS protests. Wamakko, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, gave the commendation while addressing a mammoth crowd of youths shortly after his return to Sokoto from Abuja. He said, “I am highly elated with the disciplined and peaceful disposition of the northern youths, even in the face of the provocations and altercations occasioned by the protests that turned violent and lost its original…

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BUHARI REJECTS BURATAI’S OFFER TO USE SOLDIERS TO QUELL PROTESTS

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected a request from the Nigerian Army to quell ongoing #EndSARS protests with soldiers, Peoples Gazette can report, on the account that such approach could backfire. Mr. Buhari said heavily armed soldiers with directive to open fire should be the last resort — if at all they’ll be considered — because of the spontaneous and elaborate nature of the ongoing pushback against decades police brutality, according to a presidency and two military sources briefed on the matter Wednesday night. Our sources said Mr. Buratai and some…

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