#EndSARS: "Buhari?s speech contains avoidable gaps" ? Femi Falana (SAN)

#EndSARS: “Buhari’s speech contains avoidable gaps” – Femi Falana (SAN)

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  Foremost Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has criticized the speech delivered by the President in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests and military shootings in the country.   According to Falana, the speech contained avoidable gaps like where Buhari accused the international community of jumping into hasty conclusions over the shooting of unarmed peaceful protesters by soldiers ...

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Nigerians react to Buhari

Nigerians react to Buhari’s speech on End SARS protests

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  Nigerians have taken to various social media platforms to react after President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation.   The address took place at 7pm on Thursday, October 22. Two days after End SARS protesters were shot at the Lekki toll gate. The shootings degenerated into chaos.   While speaking to Nigerians today, the president stated that Nigerians "misconstrued" the ...

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Model Ireland Basinger  Baldwin lets her breasts hang out as she urges people to vote (photos)

Model Ireland Basinger Baldwin lets her breasts hang out as she urges people to vote (photos)

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  Ireland Basinger Baldwin, 25, went naked from the waist upwards to encourage people to vote.   The American model who is the daughter of Hollywood actors, Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, let her breasts hang out, her nipples covered with a pair of stickers that read, "voted."   "Voting is cool and so are disproportionate boobs," she wrote.  

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What Nigerians are going through is 100 worst than what Americans go through with the system - Meek Mill

What Nigerians are going through is 100 worst than what Americans go through with the system – Meek Mill

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  American superstar rapper, Meek Mill has raised an alarm on the current state of things in Nigeria amid the widespread #EndSARS protest.   Meek in a tweet he shared, revealed that he stayed up all night watching videos from Nigeria. He added that what Nigerians are going through is 100 worst than what Americans go through with the ...

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Police scramble to safeguard the Nigerian envoy to Austria as angry Nigerians attack him (video)

Police scramble to safeguard the Nigerian envoy to Austria as angry Nigerians attack him (video)

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  Nigerians living in Austria attacked the Nigerian envoy to Austria, in the capital city, Vienna and it had to take intervention by Austrian police to quell the angry Nigerian mob.   The date of the attack is not yet clear as some Nigerians say it happened on Wednesday while some say Thursday October 22.   The attack on the ...

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FFK slams President Buhari over speech on #EndSARS protest

FFK slams President Buhari over speech on #EndSARS protest

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  Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his speech on the widespread #EndSARS protest.   FFK described the President as a ''dictator, a disgrace to humanity and a stench in the nostrils of God for allegedly issuing threats and serving warnings in his speech.''   He added that it is left for the Nigerian peope to ...

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Governor Oyetola suspends 24-hour curfew in Osun state

Governor Oyetola suspends 24-hour curfew in Osun state

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  Governor Gboyega Oyetola has suspended the 24-hour curfew he imposed in Osun state on Tuesday October 20.   The Governor who appealed to the protesting youths to suspend their protest and engage government in a dialogue, commended Osun state residents for their high level of compliance with the 24-hour curfew he had declared to forestall breakdown of law and ...

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#OyigboIsBleeding trends as residents cry out that unknown armed men have been breaking into people

#OyigboIsBleeding trends as residents cry out that unknown armed men have been breaking into people’s homes and attacking them

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  Residents of Oyigbo in Rivers State, Port Harcourt, took to Twitter all through the night to cry out for help, revealing they are under attack.   Reports from multiple residents stated unknown armed men were going from house to house, attacking people.   They explained that they anticipated the attack as there had been a huge fight in the ...

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Insecurity: President Buhari in a closed door meeting with Goodluck Jonathan, Obasanjo, other former leaders

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  President Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with former leaders of the country. This is coming on the heels of the increasing level of insecurity in the country.   According to Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant to the president, the former leaders in attendance include Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Ernest Shonekan and Yakubu Gowon. ''President ...

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Feminist coalition releases statement to reveal the plan going forward after Buhari

Feminist coalition releases statement to reveal the plan going forward after Buhari’s address on the End SARS protests

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  Feminist Coalition, better known as Feminist Co, has released a statement after Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation regarding the End SARS protests.   Feminist Co - a group of passionate advocates who helped make the End SARS protests organized by sourcing for funds, coordinating protesters, and providing food, security, medical care, legal support and other services for ...

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US Election 2020: Watch Trump and Biden clash over Covid-19, corruption, climate and racism (videos)

US Election 2020: Watch Trump and Biden clash over Covid-19, corruption, climate and racism (videos)

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  US President, Donald Trump and his White House challenger, Joe Biden clashed over Covid-19, corruption allegations, climate and race, in their final live TV debate on Thursday night, October 22, in Nashville, Tennessee.   More than 47 million people have already cast their ballots in a record-breaking voting surge driven by the pandemic but Biden leads in ...

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Moment Ojora indigenes stopped hoodlums from vandalizing their community King

Moment Ojora indigenes stopped hoodlums from vandalizing their community King’s palace (video)

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  A video which captured moment Ojora indigenes stopped hoodlums from vandalizing their community King's palace in Lagos, has gone viral.   Residents of the community were seen blocking the palace and refusing the hoodlums entrance into the royal house which they said has been in existence for years.   Here is the video below;  

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Security operatives reportedly storm houses to retrieve COVID-19 palliatives allegedly looted overnight from a warehouse in Ibadan (video)

Security operatives reportedly storm houses to retrieve COVID-19 palliatives allegedly looted overnight from a warehouse in Ibadan (video)

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  Security operatives have been spotted in a viral video, going to houses to retrieve COVID-19 palliatives allegedly looted overnight from a warehouse in Akobo community of Ibadan, Oyo state’s capital.   According to eyewitnesses, some of the houses visited by these soldiers are around Ajara Community Primary School in Akobo, Ibadan.   See the video below;  

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If people died during the Lekki toll assault, let their people speak out and if there were no deaths then enough with the sensationalization -Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

If people died during the Lekki toll assault, let their people speak out and if there were no deaths then enough with the sensationalization -Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

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  Actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has asked that the family members of those who reportedly died in the Lekki tollgate incident to come forward.   In a post she shared on her Twitter handle, the actress appealed that if there were no deaths, people should stop with the sensationalization. While the state government says one person died as a ...

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Attack on police perpetrated by IPOB members under guise of #EndSARS protest - Rivers State Commissioner of Police

Attack on police perpetrated by IPOB members under guise of #EndSARS protest – Rivers State Commissioner of Police

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  Rivers State Commissioner of Police (CP) Joseph Mukan said that Wednesday's attack on police formations was masterminded by members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) under the guise of #EndSARS protest.   Mukan, who stated this in a statement signed by spokesperson of the command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, said that two Police Officers were killed ...

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The genuine protesters were peaceful - Lagos Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat says as he calls for reconciliation among residents

The genuine protesters were peaceful – Lagos Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat says as he calls for reconciliation among residents

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  Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat has called for reconciliation among residents amid the #EndSARS crisis across the country.   The Deputy Governor admitted that the #EndSARS protesters were peaceful in an interview on Star 101.5FM today October 23, but added that it was hijacked by hoodlums who unleashed violence across Lagos and Nigeria.   Hamzat who expressed disappointment that those ...

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Kwara state residents invade warehouse in Ilorin Airport road, cart away COVID-19 palliatives (Videos)

Kwara state residents invade warehouse in Ilorin Airport road, cart away COVID-19 palliatives (Videos)

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  Kwara state residents have invaded the Cargo Warehouse in Ilorin Airport road where COVID-19 palliatives were kept and are currently carting away food items.     This comes just hours after the Cocoa Processing Industry warehouse in Ede, Osun state, was raided by residents and food items were also carted away.   On Thursday, October 22, a warehouse in Monkey ...

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Osun state residents cart away COVID19 palliatives stored in the Cocoa Processing Industry warehouse (videos)

Osun state residents cart away COVID19 palliatives stored in the Cocoa Processing Industry warehouse (videos)

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  Osun state residents have stormed the Cocoa Processing Industry warehouse in Ede where COVID19 palliatives were stored and are currently carting away as many food items that they can.   This comes barely 24-hours after residents in Lagos state also stormed a warehouse in Monkey village in Lagos where COVID-19 palliatives donated by CACOVID, were kept.   CACOVID, a ...

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#EndSARS: President Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari’s address was disappointing and depressing- PDP

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  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Thursday, October 22 address by President Buhari on the protests rocking the nation, as "disappointing, depressing, and completely disconnected from the realities of the tragic occurrences in our country in the last two weeks."   In a statement released by the spokesperson, Kola Ologbodiyan, the party said the President’s address, in the ...

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Senator?s aides conveyed thugs in SUVs to attack #EndSARS protesters ?Ex-DSS director, Dennis Amachree

Senator’s aides conveyed thugs in SUVs to attack #EndSARS protesters —Ex-DSS director, Dennis Amachree

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  A former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, Dennis Amachree has opened up on the identity of the men in suit who were seen in a viral video days ago conveying armed hoodlums in an SUV and showing them #EndSARS protesters to attack in Abuja.   In an interview on Channels Television’s 'Sunrise Daily' programmen, ...

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If the #EndSARS protest doesn

If the #EndSARS protest doesn’t work then it might be over for Nigerian youths – Burna Boy says in interview with Sky News (video)

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  Nigerian superstar singer, Burna Boy has outlined the importance of the #EndSARS protest and what it means to the Nigerian youths.   Speaking in an interview on Sky News, Burna stated it might be over for Nigerian youths if the aim of the #EndSARS protest is not accomplished.   The singer who further stressed that the protest is not ...

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Zamfara needs SARS - Governor Matawalle insists

Zamfara needs SARS – Governor Matawalle insists

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  Governor Bello Matawalle has stated that the recently disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was vital to securing lives and properties in Zamfara state he governs.   The Governor who addressed newsmen after returning from a meeting of Northern Governors in Kaduna, called for deployment of officials of the disbanded police unit to Zamfara.   Matawalle said;   “We have recorded tremendous development ...

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IK Osakioduwa reveals some gunshot victims of the Lekki toll gate shooting are unable to receive treatment due to lack of X-ray machine

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  IK Osakioduwa is calling for help for gunshot victims of the Lekki toll gate shootings.   The media personality said most of the victims are in the hospital with the bullets still in their bodies because they need to have X-ray done first before the bullets are removed and there's no X-ray machine available.   He wrote: "Some of ...

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The use of deadly force against citizens only aggravates tense situation, no nation wins against its people - Jonathan condemns killing of #EndSARS protesters

The use of deadly force against citizens only aggravates tense situation, no nation wins against its people – Jonathan condemns killing of #EndSARS protester

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  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has sued for peace across the country while condemning the killing of #EndSARS protesters.   In a statement titled: ‘A call for Peace’ Jonathan stated that no nation can win against its people. He also averred that the use of deadly force against citizens only aggravates tense situation.   The former President said;   "My heart goes out to the families ...

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#EndSARS protest: I’m not afraid for my life, I could easily get killed by something else in Nigeria – Falz says in interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour (video)

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=   Nigerian singer, Falz got interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the #EndSARS protest today October 21.   The singer who gave an overview of why SARS was created, also outlined the grieviances of the Nigerian youths against the controversial police unit which is centered on "profiling". Falz further pointed out that the major issue surrounding the disbandment of the ...

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Uganda’s ruling party launches Karate team to “guard votes” during 2021 elections as President Museveni contests for sixth term after 34 years in power

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  Uganda's ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) has launched a Karate team to help security forces guard votes in the coming February 2O21 general elections.   76-year-old President and founder of the party, Yoweri  Museveni, who has been the country's president since 1986 will be contesting for a sixth term in office.   The team of over 200 people ...

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We counted 15 dead bodies – DJ Switch breaks her silence since the lekki tollgate gunfire incident (video)

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  Nigerian DJ, DJ Switch who played a role in saving the lives of many who were present at the Lekki tollgate when security agents opened fire on End SARS protesters on Tuesday October 20, has finally come out to share her experience.   In a video she posted on her Instagrm page, DJ Switch asked the authorities not to ...

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Hooligans are pushing for regime change- Northern governors

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  The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has said that “diabolical influencers in form of hooliganism, ethno-religious bigots and even political marauders” are bent on pulling the nation down and pushing for regime change.   The governors made this claim in a statement released after an emergency meeting they had on Thursday, October 22. According to the governors, ...

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"Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens" Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes on the shooting of End SARS protesters

“Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes on the shooting of End SARS protesters

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  Chimamanda Adichie has addressed recent shootings taking place in Nigeria.   In an article posted on The New York Times, the author spoke about what SARS officers have done to Nigerians over the years. She narrated an unpleasant experience her cousin had with SARS and also spoke about the Lekki toll gate shooting.   She wrote: "For years, the name ...

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Victor Osimhen makes his European football debut for Napoli

Victor Osimhen makes his European football debut for Napoli

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  Nigeria international striker, Victor Osimhen has made his European football debut for new club Napoli as he was handed a starting role by the Italian club in Thursday night's clash against AZ Alkmaar.     Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for Lille in the 2019-20 season, before moving to Napoli in a deal reported to be ...

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