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President Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting (photos)

President Buhari is currently presiding over the National Security Council meeting in the State House, Abuja.  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 …

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Lekki shooting: I haven’t spoken to President Buhari- Governor Sanwo-Olu (video)

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he is yet to speak with President Buhari over the gunshot incident that occurred at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, October 20. The Lagos state governor was on Arise TV on Thursday morning, October 22,  where he spoke about the shootings.  When asked if he has …

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Ighalo’s wife, Sonia dismisses report a mob attacked their home

Sonia Ighalo, the wife of Nigerian International footballer, Odion Ighalo, has dismissed claims that their home was attacked by hoodlums. There were reports online on Wednesday, October 21, claiming that Ighalo’s house had been attacked by hoodlums during the chaos that engulfed the state. Sonia via her Instastories, stated that …

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Nigerians react as former militant leader, Tompolo comes out of hiding after 6-years

Former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo a.k.a Tompolo is currently trending on Twitter after coming out of hiding.  Tompolo, who led the disbanded Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), went into hiding after President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn-in in 2015.  In 2016, the government declared him wanted for ignoring two …

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Those responsible for human right violations must be held accountable – Canadian government speaks about the ongoing protests in Nigeria

The Canadian government has expressed concern over the “excessive use of force” in ongoing protests in Nigeria.  The Canadian government also stated that those responsible for human right violations and abuse in Nigeria must be held accountable. A tweet shared on Canada’s Foreign Policy Twitter handle read;  Canada is deeply concerned about the …

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Lekki Concession Company denies removing the CCTVs at the tollgate

The Lekki Concession Company has denied claims it removed the CCTVs at the Lekki-Victoria Island tollgate just before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday, October 20. The photo above went viral on Tuesday with protesters claiming the man was at the tollgate removing the CCTV. Read the statement from the company …

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Lekki tollgate massacre: 100 CSOs ask Buhari to immediately sack Buratai, others

A coalition of 100 civil society organisations has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Chief of Army Staff following the killing of unarmed protesters Tuesday evening at Lekki Tollgate. Besides, the group asked the president to immediately order suspension of the Nigerian Army’s newly launched Operation Crocodile …

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