Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: Terms of reference for probe panel has been expanded – Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the terms of reference of the Judicial Panel set up by the state government to investigate brutality and rights violation by officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has been expanded. According to the Lagos state Governor, the panel will begin its sitting on Monday October 26 at theRead More

Accepting protesters’ demands emboldened them to turn violent — Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has said his regime’s decision to accept the demands by youths who protested against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force emboldened them to become violent. According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president stated this in a virtual meeting with the former Nigerian leaders, in Abuja on […] penetv

Another warehouse housing COVID-19 palliatives found in Calabar, Cross River state (video)

End corruption, build us hospitals, good schools, industrialized Nigeria, increase minimum wage, no more God father, 24 hours light, good water supply, waste management, insurance for all Nigerians, pay salaries, pay pensioners, develop our market, reform our educational system, put history back into the school curriculum, fuel at affordable prices, light bills reduced, affordable goodRead More

Crystal Palace goalkeeper, Jack Butland tests positive for coronavirus

‘We have only had him from afar. My only contact with him is on the phone to ask how he is feeling. He is feeling good, but very frustrated and disappointed that all he sees is four walls.’ The England international, 27, who joined Palace from Stoke last week on a three-year contract returned aRead More

Nnewi South: DPO reportedly killed, police officers injured as hoodlums attack police stations in Anambra

The hoodlums equally set ablaze Amichi Police Station. They also attacked Amichi Vigilante Commander, injured his son and set all the cars in his compound on fire. A Divisional Police Officer has been reportedly killed and several officers injured on Friday, October 23, as hoodlums attacked various police divisions in Nnewi South Local Government AreaRead More

Governor Sanwo-Olu relaxes statewide curfew in Lagos (video)

He said the security situation will be reviewed on Monday, October 26. The governor said the level of destruction recorded in the last few days is unprecedented in the history of the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed the 24-hour curfew he imposed on the state on Tuesday, October 20. The governor imposed the curfew in theRead More

Gov Sanwo-Olu visits different places destroyed during the chaos in Lagos (photos)

End corruption, build us hospitals, good schools, industrialized Nigeria, increase minimum wage, no more God father, 24 hours light, good water supply, waste management, insurance for all Nigerians, pay salaries, pay pensioners, develop our market, reform our educational system, put history back into the school curriculum, fuel at affordable prices, light bills reduced, affordable goodRead More

Actor Zachery Ty Bryan charged with strangulation and coercion for “beating his girlfriend over missing phone charging cables”

According to police documents obtained by the outlet, Zachery’s girlfriend told police the actor woke her up, pulled her out of bed by her hair, and started beating her over missing cell phone chargers.  She claimed Bryan became abusive toward her last month but things turned ugly last Friday when he allegedly choked her andRead More

Omotola makes U-turn as she apologizes and shares video of doctor confirming someone died at the hospital from the Lekki toll gate shooting

Nigerians called her out and she has now deleted the controversial tweet and apologized for it. She added: “I hope you know I don’t doubt people died ! I hope you understand that we need to collate these now and not continue with the I’m dissapointed I’m leaving talks. Get Angry again. We Can’t stop.”Read More

Medical doctor gives update on how many Lekki gunshot victims were brought into hospital and how many died (video)

He added that one died. He had been shot in the heart. The doctor said the two patients need to be transferred because “they’ve passed our capacity to care for them.” He explained that over 20 patients were brought in. Some got sutured and chose to leave soon after. Those placed on admission were 17Read More

Enugu youths clean up their community after hoodlums left it in a mess (video)

Our leaders are really powerful! They know where to catch us. Look at the way they’ve used thugs to scatter everything. I’m so pained. Going forward, we need to bridge the communication gap between the educated youths and the hoodlums. They are our weakest link and they will always be used to sabotage our questRead More

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

To our leaders, I urge you to please not insult the intelligence of Nigerians and the families.” ”Something I think of in hindsight I wish we hadn’t done it but we carried dead bodies and dropped at the feet of the soldiers so that they could see what they did to us. When I askedRead More

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

On Thursday, October 22, a warehouse in Monkey village in Lagos where COVID-19 palliatives donated by CACOVID were kept, was also raided by residents. read here and here. 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.  Kwara state residents haveRead More

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

Hatibu Ramadan, the field commander of the team, said each of the 200 members is tasked to train fifty others in their localities on how to fight violence and protection of the votes. “The group will be able to supervise at polling stations to see that there is no rigging and also protect declaration formsRead More

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

The former DSS Assistant Director said;  “Don’t allow it to happen and then you go ahead and then do inquiries or panels or whatever. I know a lot of people impersonating SSS, taking letters to different places have been arrested and they have been dealt with immediately. Those people you are referring to were notRead More

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

Here is the video below;  Nigerian superstar singer, Burna Boy has outlined the importance of the #EndSARS protest and what it means to the Nigerian youths.  Burna also alleged that the politicians tried infiltrating the protest with hoodlums to make it look like it was violent.  Speaking in an interview on Sky News, Burna statedRead More

12 year old rapper, Lil Rodney sentenced to 7 years for shooting 1-year-old baby (video)

But the judge told him that every time they let him go, he keeps violating the conditions of his probation. The boy’s grandfather, who helped raise him, also attended the Zoom hearing. The judge then addressed the 12-year-old telling him that after promising he wouldn’t cut off his ankle monitor, he did it again. “NowRead More

‘The difference between your father and politicians you are shaming is your father never see clear road to steal’ – daughter of former Governor Liyel Imoke says

The politician’s daughter in a tweet she shared stated that the only difference between the parents of critics and politicians they are shaming is that their parents are not priviledged to steal.  See the exchange below However when called out by her followers who also pointed out that her father was investigated, Elenda defended himRead More

Shop Owners Sheds Tears, As They Inspect Damages Done To Their Stores in Surulere [Video]

Watch video below; The Surulere complex of Adeniran Ogunsanya Mall was one of the stores looted during the attack, as hoodlums carted away with multi millions worth of goods. Following the shooting of unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lekki toll gate on Tuesday, October 20, hoodlums hijacked the protest as they started attacking many malls andRead More

Hoodlums attack Benue State Internal Revenue task force team

  It was gathered that the incident happened on Thursday, October 22, at Uturu village along Aliade-Otukpo road in Gwer East LGC of the state when the BIRS task force team led by one Zurum Abah were on duty to clear and dismantle illegal checking points. Members of Benue Internal Revenue Service(BIRS)Task Force team have been attacked andRead More

‘It’s not over until It Is Over’ Runtown Vows On #EndSar Protest

Nigerian sensational singer, Douglas Jack Agu, better known by his stage name Runtown, took to twitter to air his opinion about president Buhari’s nationwide address on 22nd of October and also how Nigerian youths are reacting to it. The 31 year old however vowed that the demand for a better Nigeria is not over yet.Read More

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

  While the Govt said SARS had ended and claimed to under say and our agitation, The people sent to rein in the enraged rioters on the streets were EXECUTING them! This is a Crime of Human Rights! You do not shoot someone NOT pointing a gun at you or running from you! #Endimpunity EVERYONERead More

Update: This Photo Is from a Drama on Nigeria’s 60th Independence not Lekki Shooting

“This is to inform the general public that the picture trending online of a man carrying a lady covered in Nigerian flag appearing dead is a picture from the NCCF Akwa Ibom state, stage drama night tagged “Lord, heal our land” on October 1, 2020 at the NCCF state secretariat,” the statement read. The photoRead More

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, sues for peace in the state (video)

In a video recording in which he spoke in Yoruba, the governor expressed sadness that a peaceful protest by the youths was hijacked by thugs. He appealed to parents to prevail on their wards to stop the destruction of properties in the state. Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to residents of the stateRead More

Elderly woman takes it upon herself to clean up a street trashed by looters in Surulere (video)

The usually busy street was quiet, with only a handful of people seen outside. Her daughter shared the video to Twitter and Twitter users have hailed the woman. An elderly woman was filmed cleaning up a street in Surulere after looters left it in a mess. A video of the nearly-empty street shows trash all overRead More

Again, FG and ASUU disagree on payment platform

While the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige offered to pay the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowances of the university lecturers through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System platform at the meeting which ended in a deadlock on Wednesday October 22, ASUU delegation led by its National President, Prof BiodunRead More

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

According to eyewitnesses, some of the houses visited by these soldiers are around Ajara Community Primary School in Akobo, Ibadan.  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. See the video below;  penetv

Dr. Betta Edu Wants Government to Bring Down Lekki Toll Gate, Build A Statue For Every One Killed That Night

She wrote in a tweet:  “Bring down Lekki Toll Gate permanently, build a stature for everyone killed that night! Write their names in bold letters… let us forever remember our heroes who died for a better Nigeria. We will never forget #20:10:2020 #SARMUSTENDNOW #EndBadGoveranceInNigeria.” According to her, the victims’ names should be written in boldRead More

Police Arrests Four Suspected Thugs Involved in Burning Akeredolu’s Office

“We are shocked to know that most of those committing this crime under the guise of protest are even outsiders who appear to be imported by politicians who want to take advantage of the situation to create unnecessary problems in the State. “The suspects were taken to a military formation rather than the Police stationRead More

Shop owners in tears as they inspect the damage hoodlums did to their stores at the Surulere shopping mall (video)

Watch the video below. After curfew was imposed in Lagos State on Tuesday, October 20, following which peaceful End SARS protesters were shot at by uniformed men, the state descended into chaos and hoodlums took advantage of the violence to loot malls. The Surulere complex of Adeniran Ogunsanya Mall was one of those stores looted byRead More

Hoodlums attack warehouse in Lagos and cart away valuable home appliances (video)

Hoodlums vandalized the Sonic Japan warehouse in Abule Osun area of Lagos state on Friday morning October 23, carting away valuable items such as gas cookers, generators, fans and other home appliances.  According to residents of the area, the hoodlums came in from the Tedi Mowe and Barracks area of the state. Watch a videoRead More

Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC) On Fire [Video]

Watch video; Uyo went down real bad. My heart goes out to the families of the victims who lost their live(s). Please go out with a valid means of identification.Akbc uyo on fire pic.twitter.com/LcatCiBW4CThe Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC) in Uyo, was reportedly burnt down on Thursday, October 23. An eyewitness who shared the videoRead More

Alleged Nigerian drug peddler arrested in India with 6 grams cocaine

Police said he had been selling a gram of cocaine for Rs 8,000 and transferring the sale proceeds to John through bank accounts and e-wallets. In 2014, the accused met a fellow Nigerian national identified as John Paul (37), a resident of Delhi, at a pub and became friends with him. Later acting on Paul’sRead More

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

“Voting is cool and so are disproportionate boobs,” she wrote. 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.”Read More

Real Madrid striker, Luka Jovic faces six months in jail in Serbia for “breaking coronavirus rules” after hosting a party to celebrate his girlfriend’s birthday

The Serbian prime minister Ana Brnabic said: ‘We have the negative example of our football stars who earn millions and have ignored the obligation to self-isolate so they can return home.’ The Serbian prosecutor’s office claim that Jovic did not comply with the required health protocols upon his arrival in the country. Serbian newspapers alsoRead More

Bring down Lekki Toll Gate permanently and build a statue for every one killed that night – Cross River State Health Commissioner, Dr. Betta Edu

According to her, the victims’ names should be written in bold letters so that they can forever be remembered as heroes who died for a better Nigeria. She wrote in a tweet:  “Bring down Lekki Toll Gate permanently, build a stature for everyone killed that night! Write their names in bold letters… let us foreverRead More

FG and ASUU disagree on payment platform for N30bn allowances

While the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige offered to pay the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowances of the university lecturers through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System platform at the meeting which ended in a deadlock on Wednesday October 22, ASUU delegation led by its National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi reportedly insisted thatRead More

Governor Oyetola suspends 24-hour curfew in Osun state

Governor Gboyega Oyetola has suspended the 24-hour curfew he imposed in Osun state on Tuesday October 20. The statement released by the secretary of the state government, Wole Oyebamiji read; “However, government will not hesitate to reinstate the curfew should the need arise. Government remains committed to the cause of our youths and the #EndSARS protesters and shallRead More

The Lekki toll gate gun attack has left me traumatized – Burna Boy  

In his tweet, the singer disclosed that he’s not slept since the Lekki toll gate gun attack because the incident has left him traumatized.  He wrote: “I HAVE NOT SLEPT since 20/10/2020. I close my eyes and all I see is Lekki toll gate. I’ve seen a lot of violence and death in my LifeRead More

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

The attack on the Nigerian envoy comes as reprisal attacks continue on government officials and properties following the shooting of Nigerian #endSARS protesters  The date of the attack is not yet clear as some Nigerians say it happened on Wednesday while some say Thursday October 22. The Nigerian embassy in Austria is yet to officially speak onRead More

Police officer beheaded and burnt to ashes by hoodlums in Anambra (graphic photos)

However, five persons were attacked in Onitsha and taken to the hospital for medical attention where three have been confirmed dead by the medical doctor while two others are receiving treatment. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed this in a statement while giving update on the attacks by hoodlums on police formationsRead More

”I can’t” – Gov Sanwo-Olu replies IG user who asked him to summarize President Buhari’s speech

The President spoke to Nigerians last night for the first time since the EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums. Governor Sanwo-Olu had an interaction with some of his followers on Instagram where he responded to their comments and questions. See their exchange below. Governor Sanwo-Olu stated that he cannot summarize the speech President Buhari gave on ThursdayRead More

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

Furthermore, Nigerians had expected that Mr. President will provide the lead for the much- needed overhauling of our security architecture to meet the demands of professionalism and respect for rules of engagement.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 completelyRead More

Hooligans are pushing for regime change- Northern governors

“Concerned by this development, the Northern States Governors Forum met and deliberated on the matter. Forum commiserates with those who lost their lives, the wounded and those whose properties were destroyed. Forum appeal to all citizens to restraint themselves from unwarranted disposition of sentiments, harassment and intimidation of other citizens resident in their home states. Forum notesRead More

Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria: Father Mbaka’s Church Was Not Set on Fire

A search on YouTube revealed the original version of the video where it was uploaded on Thursday by EVideos TV, the clip also seems to have been recorded in Enugu state, as a person can be heard saying; The video has been shared thousand of times on social media and gained lot of views. ARead More

Angry Nigerians Expresses Their Feelings As Buhari Avoids Lekki Shooting during Speech

@RealDreylo: Buhari expressed concern for Oba of Lagos but didn’t say anything about Lekki protesters getting killed. Ok The President addressed Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast moments back and many Nigerians had felt it would be perfect opportunity for him to explain the events that unfolded at the Lekki Toll Plaza. Nigerians are reacting after PresidentRead More

Full Text of President Buhari Address to Nigerians On #EndSARS protest [22/10/2020]

I therefore call on our youths to discontinue the street protests and constructively engage government in finding solutions. The spreading of deliberate falsehood and misinformation through the social media in particular, that this government is oblivious to the pains and plight of its citizens, is a ploy to mislead the unwary within and outside NigeriaRead More

“We Are Watching,” International Criminal Court On Alleged Crimes of Nigeria Govt

“My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s law enforcement and security agencies. The  tweet quotes; “Any loss of life and injury is concerning. We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on developments; in case violence escalates and anyRead More

Lagos Government drops statement, reveals why COVID-19 Palliatives Distribution was halted

“The State had repackaged its share of the consignment and was distributing it before the protests that have affected activities in the State. The repackaging was being done to account for every beneficiary, according to the agreement with the CACOVID Group, which monitored the process,” “The warehouse in question is not State-owned and its usageRead More

#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)

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 police, is that same claims have been made continously over the years.  Falz addedRead More

Victor Osimhen makes his European football debut for Napoli

Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for Lille in the 2019-20 season, before moving to Napoli in a deal reported to be worth €50 million (£45m/m), making him Nigeria’s most expensive player in history. The team coached by Gennaro Gattuso’s are in Group F alongside Rijeka, and La Liga giants Real Sociedad. Nigeria internationalRead More

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

She continued: “The Nigerian state has turned on its people. The only reason to shoot into a crowd of peaceful citizens is to terrorize: to kill some and make the others back down. It is a colossal and unforgivable crime. The brazenness is chilling, that the state would murder its citizens, in such an obviouslyRead More

Nigerians react to Buhari’s speech on End SARS protests

He then called on youths “to discontinue the street protests.” Below are some reactions. 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 “promptness” withRead More

 Instagram apologizes to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS campaign as “false information” 

Yesterday our systems were incorrectly flagging content in support of #EndSARS, and marking posts as false. We are deeply sorry for this. The issue has now been resolved, and we apologize for letting our community down in such a time of need. Recall several Instagram users took to their respective accounts to react in anger after theirRead More

Full speech of President Buhari’s address to Nigerians on End SARS protests

17. Let me at this point reaffirm the Federal Government’s commitment to preserving the unity of this country. It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 12. Government has put in place measures and initiatives principally targeted atRead More

SERAP to sue Nigerian Government and ‘compel’ Buhari administration to protect citizens

                                    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that it will sue the Nigerian Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The suit, according to SERAP, will also compel the government to protect the lives and propertiesRead More

We have received information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye – International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor speaks on #EndSARS crisis

“Any loss of life and injury is concerning. We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on developments, in case violence escalates and any indications arise that Rome Statute crimes may have been committed. “I call for calm and restraint.” “My office has been closely following the events around the currentRead More

Police officers in Ughelli, Delta State, protest the attacks on police officers and police stations by hoodlums (video)

“Stop killing of police. Enough is enough. And stop burning police station,” the police in Ughelli Area Command/ ‘A’ Division are heard saying. Police officers in Ughelli police station were seen today staging a protest to speak against the attacks on police officers and police stations. “We’ll kill them, they should get ready. We areRead More

Angry Mob Raze Governor Akeredolu’s Office in Akure [Photos]

”Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7pm. Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria respectively for theRead More

Mob raze Governor Akeredolu’s office in Akure (photos)

The truth of the matter is that those destroying, looting and burning things are not protesters at all. These are ignorant people looking for an opportunity to cause trouble. All these destructions will only take Nigeria backwards the more. And they end up using the money meant for other infrastructures, to repair all these. AtRead More

Tune in to your TV, President Buhari to Address Nigerians at 7pm Today

Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria respectively for the broadcast.”Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a nationalRead More

Use any lawful means to bring back law and order- President Buhari tells law enforcement agents

President Buhari has directed law enforcement agents to use any lawful means to bring back law and order across the country. According to Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant to President Buhari on New Media, the president gave the directive at the National Security Council meeting which he presided over at the statehouse in Abuja on ThursdayRead More

Sanwo-Olu on Lekki Shooting: “I Called President Buhari, To Inform Him of the Killings, But Was Told He Was Not Available”

Condemning the military invasion, Sanwo-Olu said “he has no knowledge about the protocols of the military and how they come out of their chain of command”. Mr Sanwo-Olu who spoke on Arise TV interview on Thursday said he called President Muhammadu Buhari, to inform him of the killings of #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate,Read More

#EndSARS: Edo Police arrest 9 suspected hoodlums who burgled a rice warehouse in Benin

9. Osas Guobadia ‘m’ 30yrs The Edo State Police Command on Thursday, October 22, paraded some suspected hoodlums who burgled Omoregie Rice Warehouse located at Upper Sakponba Road, Benin City. 5. Iyoha Godstime, ‘m’ 14yrs The Command said that investigation is ongoing to ascertain the number of bags of rice that was carted away. 6.Read More

Lekki Shooting: Sanwo-Olu Speaks, Reveals It Came To Him as Shock

Mr Sanwo-Olu who spoke on Arise TV interview on Thursday said “it was his wife and cabinet members that informed him about the shooting at Lekki toll gate”. He also said he never ordered that the billboard light should be put off. ”In same climes, the president by now would had gotten the contacts ofRead More

#EndSARS: President Buhari will take a major action in few hours – NSA Babagana Mungono says

The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, has said that President Buhari will take major action on the #EndSARS protest across the nation in a few hours.So far, the government has been able to concede to the demands of the protesters. The initial demands have been considered and it appears now that the riots are taking a differentRead More

Drone camera captures the looting of shopping malls in Lekki phase 1 (videos)

 Another set of hoodlums were also seen looting at two different malls including the Dew International Shopping complex in the next street.  On Wednesday afternoon, October 21, shopping malls inside Lekki phase 1 were looted by hoodlums after gunshots were fired at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, October 20.   A few momentsRead More

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly tests positive for coronavirus again and might miss Juventus clash with Barcelona

The club will likely ask UEFA for permission to test Ronaldo 48 hours before the game on October 28.  It will be up to the European football body to decide whether or not to allow such a request to go ahead because a player must test negative at least one week before a match toRead More

“Ogun is taking the lead” – Nigerians react as Ogun State invites the public to monitor criminal cases against defendant police officers

One of the demands made is: “Setting up and independent body to oversee the investigation & prosecution of all reports of police misconduct (within 10 days). Nigerian youths released a list of demands tagged the 5 for 5 which should show that the government was serious about ending SARS. Protests continued when these demands weren’tRead More

US Government Finally Reacts to #EndSARS Protest, Shootings by Nigerian Military

A statement made on Thursday, October 22, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo strongly condemned the use of excessive force by security agents against unarmed protesters in the country and said an immediate investigation will begin. “We extend our condolences to the victims of the violence and their families. “Those involved should be heldRead More

With All My Heart, I Can Say We Don’t Have A President – Apostle Johnson Suleman

Taking to his Twitter handle this morning, the clergy man wrote; ”In same climes,the president by now would had gotten the contacts of the victims families and reached out to them personally. but 48hrs after a black tuesday, President Buhari hasn’t even addressed the nation. he hasn’t come out to condemn it. I can confidentlyRead More

Moment Prison Warders Shot At Hoodlums Who Stormed Kirikiri Prison to Release Inmates [Video]

In a tweet posted this afternoon, the Ministry said the situation has been brought under control In a video sighted by Gistlover, security operatives can be seen repelling the encroachment by the hoodlums.A video has showed the moment security operatives shot at hoodlums who attacked the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, earlier today. Moment officers shotRead More

“Videos of Lekki Shootings Were Photoshopped” – Maj. Gen. John Eneche

“So these operations are still standing and running and I am aware that the state governments are using them in all these capacities, which is internal security. On absence of security operatives on the streets during the violence and widespread looting in Lagos by hoodlums, Enenche said;“The level we are now is internal security andRead More

Ikoyi prison incident has been contained, no inmate escaped- Ministry of Interior says

On Thursday, October 22, a team of Army and Police officers were drafted to the prison premises after some hoodlums attempted to attack the facility to release some prisoners. A fire outbreak was also recorded within the prison premises. The Federal Ministry of Interior says the incident that happened at the Ikoyi Correctional Center inRead More

Security operatives shoot at hoodlums who stormed Kirikiri prison to free prisoners (videos)

This is basically what happens when there is no planning. We all can agree that living without planning is actually planning to fail, but will not say this protest was set to fail. Nigeria has a strong hold of evil politicians who controls everything and to make matter worse, they have impoverished the police soRead More

BREAKING: UN Group Asks FG to Stop Trial of Sowore, says his Detention Illegal

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has declared the detention of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, by the Federal Government for about 144 days in 2019 as arbitrary under international law. He was not present in court when the matter started on Wednesday, a development which prompted the prosecuting counsel, Kayode Alilu, toRead More

Videos of shootings in Lekki toll gate were photoshopped – Defence spokesperson, John Eneche says (video)

“If the matter was still open-ended, I would have had a response for you but it is no longer open-ended, because immediately, not even up to five hours before midnight, the Governor of Lagos set up an inquiry. So, whatever we say now will not be fair to the commission. Here is the video below; Read More

#EndSARS: ‘You should be ashamed of yourself if you’re amongst those condemning my interventions in the protest’- Nnamdi Kanu rages

Kanu also took to his Twitter handle on Wednesday to ask Southern Nigerians not to tolerate a ”Northern muslim using army to kill unarmed southerns protesers in Lagos.” He wrote; The statement read partly, “Okezie Ikpeazu is in Asaga village Ohafia. He is hiding in the house of his Chief of Staff, one Ukpai AgwuRead More

BREAKING: Hoodlums Break into Prison, Release Inmates in Ondo State

Reports reaching us is that some suspected hoodlums have attacked the National Correctional Service centre in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, and forcefully released the inmates today October 22nd. The hoodlums who were armed to the teeth with dangerous weapons forced their way into the prison and released noRead More

Photos: Residents of Zamfara communities pray over incessant bandit attacks and killings

Muslims in Zamfara State on Thursday, October 22, conducted prayers to seek for Allah’s intervention against increasing bandit attacks and killings in their state and the north in general. More photos below… The prayers which were conducted in Dansadau, Maru LGA and Bagega of Anka LGA were led by Imams of towns and in all localRead More

ICPC charges Lecturer to Court for misappropriating N10.4m

He was also charged for using his position to confer corrupt advantage on himself, an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000. The prosecution counsel, Kehinde Adetoye, did not oppose the bail. ICPC alleged that the accused,  while being a lecturer at the institution,Read More

BREAKING: Buhari Presides over National Security Council Meeting

See more photos below… Also present are the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Director General of National, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i and the Directorate of Military Intelligence.President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the National Security Council meeting in the State House, Abuja.Others are theRead More

I can only control my personal security guards – Tinubu speaks on Lekki toll gate shooting

Former Governor of Lagos state and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain, Bola Tinubu has commented on the Lekki toll gate shooting which left many dead and others injured.  “You don’t call the president at this hour, but I strongly condemn the act. There are other means of settling or dispersing protest. Why would theyRead More

Lekki Shooting: Security Cameras Not Removed From Toll Gate – LCC

“The perimeter closed-circuit television system(CCTV) are Mobotrix digital cameras. They were not removed and are still installed in the lanes even now. There was no instruction from anyone to remove the perimeter CCTV cameras. In a statement, LCC said the picture of its staff removing equipment circulating online is part of its equipment recovery exerciseRead More

Ondo Jail Break: Thugs Attack Prison, Release Inmates

No less than 58 inmates of the National Correctional Service Centre located in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State have been released by hoodlums on Thursday. The Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Command of NCS, Ogundare Babatunde has confirmed the incident to the Punch on the phone.Details later…ItRead More

President Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting (photos)

Present at the meeting include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd). President Buhari is currently presiding over the National Security Council meeting in the State House, Abuja.  See more photos below…Read More

Alleged DPO scales a hotel fence to escape from a mob (video)

A video making rounds online captured moment an alleged Divisional Police Officer scaled a fence to escape from a mob in Abakiliki, Ebonyi state.  It was further gathered that he scaled the fence after the hotel’s management refused opening the facility for him.  Eyewitnesses alleged that the “officer” who drove to the hotel in aRead More

“All these old Governors and Government people coming out to speak like they are righteous, are all part of the problem” – Singer, Mr.Eazi

He wrote:  In his tweets, the singer, while warning the youths not to get carried away said the old politicians have been killing the country for years with corruption.  Nigerian singer, Mr.Eazi has stated that former governors and other government officials who are now coming out to speak about the unrest in the country are allRead More

Customs officer killed as hoodlums attack Customs patrol base in Ogun state

“Unfortunately, the intervention teams could not reach the scene on time due to the road blocks mounted by the EndSARs protesters. In addition to the fatal shooting of our officers, the hoodlums also damaged two Customs patrol vehicles and set another one ablaze. The hoodlums further escalates their mayhem and eventually looted all valuables itemsRead More

CCTV cameras were not taken away from the tollgate – Gov Sanwo-Olu

The governor said the footage of the surveillance cameras will be made available to a properly constituted investigative panel which will be set up on Monday as evidence so it can be properly investigated. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state was on Arise TV on Thursday morning, October 22, where he denied claims that the CCTV camerasRead More

Edo Jailbreak: 163 Inmates Recaptured

According to him, about 10 officers sustained various degrees of injuries during the destruction and are currently receiving treatments at various hospitals in Benin. Babayo Maisanda also stated that 10 officers sustained injuries after being overpowered by the suspected hoodlums that raided the facility Speaking on the incident which marred the peaceful End SARS protestRead More

Gunshots fired at warehouse in Maza-Maza area of Lagos State where hoodlums broke into and carted away COVID-19 palliatives; see photos of some of the items

Anyone that’s still outside by now in Lagos, u re not fighting for our struggle, you are a criminal. Hoodlums have taken over the protest, so sad. Anyone that spoils our struggle by looting God will disgrace your generation. Like this! 0 Dislike this! 1 Reply penetv

Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa orders closure of schools; imposes curfew in Delta State

He explained that he imposed the curfew as a result of the violence going on in the country. Governor Okowa made this announcement in a state-wide broadcast today. “Because of the incident that took place last night, I hereby impose a 48-hour curfew starting 6 pm today October 22 2020. Watch him make the announcement in the videoRead More

I can confidently say we don’t have a president – Apostle Johnson Suleman

Lord help us..”   Taking to his Twitter handle this morning, the clergy man wrote; Apostle Johnson Suleman has said that he is confident that Nigeria doesn’t have a President. ”In same climes,the president by now would had gotten the contacts of the victims families and reached out to them personally. but 48hrs after aRead More

Another jungle justice in Calabar as mob sets ablaze suspected robber (graphic photos)

Barely two days after an angry mob lynched two suspected robbers in Calabar, another suspected robber was killed on Thursday morning, October 22, in the state capital. According to online reports, the suspect was caught in the early hours of Thursday morning by angry mob while trying to carry out illegal operation. The latest incidentRead More

Accused child rapist flees hospital after learning his 11-year-old ‘victim’ is pregnant

He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail, where he is being held on a 0,000 bond.  The cops later found him hiding on a patio in possession of illegal narcotics, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.  Sanchez was arrested and charged with nearly a dozen criminal counts, including first-degree rape with a victim under the ageRead More