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MRA Condemns Attacks on the Media During #EndSARS Protests as Reprehensible

#EndSARS Protesters

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today 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, describing the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and organizations engaged in the lawful pursuit of their professional functions.   In ...

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#EndSARS: IPAC Enugu Sues for Peace, Commends Governor Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Barr Ken Ikeh Streetreporters.ng

The Enugu chapter of the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appealed to the #ENDSARS protesters to give peace a chance for the government to address their grievances and ensure that things return back to normal. In a statement signed by its Chairman, Barrister Ken Ikeh noted that the Governor of the State, Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has “empathised with ...

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How Ex-president Jonathan Reacted to Govt Handling of #EndSARS Protesters

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan urged the federal government to exercise restraint in handling the nationwide protests, which saw Nigerian abroad join the protest against police brutality and bad governance, coined #EndSARS. The protests were sparked by continued extrajudicial killings and other illegal activities the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The former President who roundly condemned the “use of deadly ...

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Governor Inuwa Yahaya, Other Northern Governors Meet

Governor Inuwa Yahaya, Other Northern Governors Meet

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya and other Governors, under the auspices of Northern States Governors Forum met in Kaduna where they discussed crucial matters with a view to forging a common front in addressing concerns arising from the ongoing #endsars protests and other challenges bedevilling the northern region. The meeting was presided over by the Governor of Plateau ...

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PEACrEc Statement on #EndSARS Protests, Recommendations

Shot EndSARS advocate Stain Nigerian Flag

THE PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION RESOURCE CENTRE (PEACrEc) LENDS ITS VOICE TO THE CALLS FOR PEACE IN NIGERIA  It is a fundamental human right of every Nigerian citizen to protest in cases of threat or infringement on his/her rights. This is a fundamental human right which is inadvertently included in the Nigerian Constitution (Section 40). The UN Security Council Resolution ...

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Shocking Letter of Benin Prison Escapee to Obaseki

Shocking Letter of Benin Prison Escapee to Obaseki 1

An escapee from Nigerian Correctional facilities in Benin, otherwise known as Benin prison, has written to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, apologising for escaping from the facility. The inmate who identified himself as Osaro Oyidan, in the open letter circulating on social media graphically painted a picture of his escape from Benin Prison and his journey to Sokoto. He ...

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#EndSARS: Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Judicial Panel on Police Brutality

#EndSARS:  Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Judicial Panel on Police Brutality 2

…Enjoins Residents, Youths to Remain Law Abiding, Calm as Outcome Will Soothe Their Pain By Chris Ugwuja, Nsukka Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Wednesday, inaugurated an 8-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry recently constituted by his administration to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality and/or related extra judicial killings in the state. It would be recalled that Gov. ...

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BREAKING! #EndSARS: Why It’s Time to Right our Wrongs – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Healthcare Covid-19

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on all leaders in the country to rally and earnestly begin the process of correcting the wrongs in the society. He made the call in a condolence message to the youths in the country following the shooting of EndSARS protesters at Lekki, Lagos on Tuesday. In the message personally signed by ...

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CNPP Again Warns FG: Continued Killing of #EndSARS Protesters Could End Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

…Says Hoodlums’ Attacks on TVC, Others Price of Insensitivity …Warns that Ongoing Crack down on Young Nigerians Will Ignite More Fire Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has again warned the Nigerian government that the continued deployment of security agencies and sponsoring of hoodlums to attack unarmed peaceful protesters in the country may lead to anarchy and disintegration of the ...

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Breaking: TVC News, BRT Buses, Houses, Others Set Ablaze in Lagos

Breaking: TVC News, BRT Buses, Houses, Others Set Ablaze in Lagos 3

Information available to The Street Reporters Newspaper indicates that the TVC News, a Nigerian 24-hour television news channel, which is owned by Continental Broadcasting Service Nigeria Ltd, and the radio station have been set on fire. The inferno started this morning at the stations while on live transmission. This is even as it was gathered that some houses that have ...

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#LekkiShooting Video: Men in Military Uniform Fire Live Bullets At #EndSARS Protesters

Dismantling of CCTV Cameras before the Lekki Shooting

The Street Reporters Newspaper has obtained a video showing gunmen in military uniforms shooting at unarmed #EndSARS protesters at LekkiTollGate on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. #EndSARS Protesters shut at by men in military uniforms#LekkiShooting #LekkiShootings #LekkiTollGate pic.twitter.com/jfMZVy8wRa — The Street Reporters Newspaper (@streetreporters) October 21, 2020 It was gathered from multiple sources that the CCTV cameras were disconnected and power ...

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