#EndSARS: Lagos needs healing, reconciliation after unprecedented colossal destructions – Sanwo-Olu - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Lagos needs healing, reconciliation after unprecedented colossal destructions – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed sadness over carnage the sate witnessed in three days of rage, saying it is an unprecedented occurrence in the history of the state. The governor, in reaction to the colossal wanton of the destruction of properties worth several billions of naira in the state, said the city-state needed Read more

#EndSARS: Why Buhari was silent on Lekki shooting of unarmed protesters in nationwide address - Presidency - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Why Buhari was silent on Lekki shooting of unarmed protesters in nationwide address – Presidency

The Presidency has disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari kept mum on the Lekki toll gate shooting of unarmed protesters in his nationwide speech addressing the #EndSARS protests. The president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who made the disclosure, said that his principal did not mention the shooting because it would be “premature Read more

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#EndSARS: U.S. reiterates visa ban policy for anti-democratic forces, perpetrators of Lekki shootings

The United States Government has reaffirmed its visa ban policy for anti-democratic forces and human rights violators in Nigeria. Persons also found culpable in the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos on Tuesday night may also be restricted from entering the United States. This is just as the judicial panel set Read more

Jimi Agbaje condemned use of ‘excessive force’ on #EndSARS protesters - newsheadline247.com
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Jimi Agbaje condemns use of ‘excessive force’ on #EndSARS protesters

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 Lagos State governorship election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has expressed concern over the use of ‘excessive force’ on Lagos #EndSARS protesters and others across the country. Security agents had on Tuesday night opened fire on protesters at Lekki toll gate, Lagos, an incident which sparked Read more

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Olota expresses concern over road blockage, exploitation in Otta, writes Awori Baales, stakeholders

Community News The Olota of Otta, HRM Oba (Prof.) Adeyemi Obalanlege P.hD has called on all Baales and major stakeholders in all communities in the Kingdom to look into reported cases of exploitation by some unidentified youths who are blocking major roads within his domain and its environs. The Awori monarch expressed concern over all Read more

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#EndSARS: Attempt to turn Igbo against Yoruba in Lagos disheartening – Ohaneze

Ohaneze Ndigbo has described as disheartening the comments made by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Nigeria South East Region group – Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the unrest and destruction in Lagos in the wake of the #EndSARS protest. The apex Igbo socio-cultural and political body in reaction said it was outraged by the Read more

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FG approves contracts not more than N5 billion for indigenous firms only

…bars foreign companies Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu has said contracts that are not more than N5 billion are to be exclusively for indigenous firms for bidding, award and execution henceforth. The Federal Government in its bid to empower local contractors barred foreign firms from bidding for contracts worth N5 billion. Read #EndSARS: Read more

#EndSARS: Buhari in crucial meeting with Obasanjo, Jonathan, security chiefs, others - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Buhari in a crucial meeting with Obasanjo, Jonathan, security chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be in a crucial meeting with former Nigerian leaders, senior government officials and top security chiefs. Reports said the president is currently hosting a closed-door virtual meeting with those ex-presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Ernest Shonekan and Yakubu Gowon. Some senior officials physically attending the meeting at the Read more

#EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu releases names of police officers facing charges in Lagos [Full List] - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu releases names of police officers facing charges in Lagos [Full List]

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has released the names of police officers being facing charges for various human rights violations across the State. While disclosing the names of the officers on Friday, the governor said the prosecution was part of efforts of his administration to end police brutality in Lagos. On the Read more

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INEC suspends all bye-elections over #EndSARS protests

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended all the bye-elections in 11 states following #EndSARS protests across the country. INEC spokesperson, Festus Okoye, who made this known in a statement on Thursday, said the 15 bye-elections have been put on hold as a result of the current security situation in the country. Bye-elections in Read more