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Fish Out Those Who Ordered Lekki Shooting, Bakare Tells Buhari

Written by on 26 October 2020

The Serving Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to fish out those behind the shootings at Lekki Tollgate during the #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of Lagos State. The protesters had converged on the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night […]

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Melbourne Lifts Lockdown After Zero New COVID-19 Cases

Written by on 26 October 2020

Australia’s second-biggest city will this week exit its coronavirus lockdown following nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, after no new daily cases or deaths were recorded. Stay-at-home orders for Melbourne’s five million residents will be lifted from midnight Tuesday into Wednesday while restaurants, beauty salons, and retail stores will be permitted to […]

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Thai PM Says ‘Illegal Protests’ Must Be Controlled As Parliament Opens

Written by on 26 October 2020

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Thailand needs to bring “illegal protests” under control on Monday as he opened a special parliamentary session to address months of pro-democracy rallies. Prayut, the former military chief who staged the 2014 coup, has faced increasing pressure in recent weeks from tens of thousands of protesters demanding his resignation. The […]

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Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

Written by on 26 October 2020

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating. The ex-FC Barcelona and Paris St-Germain (PSG) player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis. “I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday (Saturday) and I took the COVID […]

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NASS Will Secure Justice For Police Brutality Victims, Ensure Five-Point Demands Are Implemented – Lawan

Written by on 26 October 2020

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerian youths that the National Assembly will ensure that victims of police brutality will get justice. Senator Lawan disclosed this in a statement signed by himself on Monday. “I want to seize this opportunity to re-assure our youths that the National Assembly will collaborate with the Executive to […]

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Financing peaceful protest not illegal – Peterside

Written by on 26 October 2020

The Chairman of non-profit organisation, ANAP Foundation, Atedo Peterside, has said the financing of the peaceful #EndSARS protest was not an unlawful exercise. In an interview, Peterside stated that banks were not to respond to a civil protest by violating Nigerian laws. According to him, it was unlawful to block accounts of any Nigerian or […]

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Tinubu urges Government to donate revenue to Lekki shooting victims

Written by on 26 October 2020

Mr Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of the shooting that occurred during the #EndSARS protest. According to him, other identifiable victims of police brutality in the state should also benefit from the proceeds. Tinubu in a […]

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Sanwo-Olu needs N1tn for reconstruction – Gbajabiamila

Written by on 26 October 2020

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday said the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, told him the state would need N1trn for reconstruction in the aftermath of the destruction caused by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests. Gbajabiamila spoke while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a tour of some […]

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