Godsgift OnyedinefuMedia Rights Agenda (MRA) on Friday condemned recent attacks against journalists and media houses in some parts of the country, particularly in Lagos, by State and non-State actors in the wake of the #EndSARS protests.It described the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and
Jude Johnson The United States embassy and consulate in Nigeria, has announced the shutting down of its consulate in Lagos State for two days with effect from Tuesday, October 20, 2020, due to the ongoing nationwide #EndSARS protest which has been hijacked by hoodlums, with several properties destroyed and lives
*Arrests 12 suspects in connection with arson in Edo Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, NPM, has ordered the immediate nationwide deployment of anti-riot police unit, the Police Mobile Force (PMF). The orders are coming on the heels of increasing attacks including acts of arson and malicious damage to
*15 people reportedly killed since October 08 *Lists 5-point recommendations to resolve face-off Godsgift Onyedinefu The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding, Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) and its member organisations have expressed deep concerns over the killings, destruction of propertiesin ongoing protests against Police officers of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), and failure to
Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Military and other security agencies said it have observed with dismay some violence-related protests across the country particularly the increasing number of attacks on peaceful protesters by "thugs and miscreants. The military said it will no longer condone any attempt to undermine the democracy and therefore warned
By Edith C. Yassin My brother is a rather quiet person with deep insights when he speaks. During the Covid19 worldwide lockdown he opined that "God wanted humans to slow down, stop chasing the wind and listen to each other." Within that period, Nigerian youths had several conversations going, on social media.