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#EndSARS: “Our lifestyle is provoking the youths,” Senator Okorocha tells his colleagues

  Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West in the National Assembly, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said the #EndSARS movement by the Nigerian youths was a reaction to years of bad leadership in the country. Okorocha, who spoke at a press conference over the weekend said: “What started few days ago as a peaceful protest has escalated ...

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I wanted to share looted palliatives on my birthday — Lawmaker SOB Agunbiade

A lawmaker, Sanai Agunbiade aka SOB, has reacted to the invasion of his residence by hoodlums. Agunbiade is the Majority Leader of Lagos State House of Assembly. On Friday, an irate mob stormed his house in Ikorodu and carted away COVID-19 palliatives. Agunbiade (Ikorodu Constituency 1), in a statement on Saturday, described the incident as a planned attack. The legislator ...

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Former Ghana striker, Stephen Owusu dies at age 37

  Former Tusker FC and Nairobi Stima striker Stephen Owusu has passed away. The 37-year-old died on Saturday evening after a battle with a long illness that forced him to go back to Ghana for treatment. Owusu was part of the Brewers team that won the 2016 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) as well as the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Shield Cup in the same year. After a poor ...

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Abuja palliatives are safe – Minister Ramatu Aliyu assures

FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu has assured Abuja residents that palliatives stored across various warehouses in the city are safe and secured.   She made this known in a press statement issued by Mr. Austine Elemue, her Special Assistant on Media. The minister also assured that there are no hoarded palliatives in the various warehouses across the city. She ...

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Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United: Jota helps champions return to winning ways

  Liverpool returned to winning ways in the Premier League as Diogo Jota’s second-half goal secured a 2-1 win over Sheffield United at Anfield on Saturday. A controversial draw with Everton last time out followed a 7-2 humiliation at the hands of Aston Villa before the international break and Jurgen Klopp’s side looked set for more disappointment when a Sander Berge penalty put the Blades ahead after ...

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Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea: No home comforts as Man Utd held by Chelsea

  Edinson Cavani made his debut off the bench as Manchester United’s home struggles continued with a dour 0-0 draw against Chelsea in an underwhelming Premier League clash at a rainy Old Trafford. Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata had the best of the first-half chances but were unable to get the better of Edouard Mendy, the latter’s attempt coming after Harry Maguire contentiously avoided conceding a penalty for a clumsy challenge on ...

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Osun re-imposes 24-hour curfew indefinitely

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Saturday afternoon, imposed a 24-hour curfew across the whole state with immediate effect till further notice.   The state government had on Friday lifted a 24-hour curfew earlier declared in the state to forestall the breakdown of law and order to protect the lives and property of citizens and residents. However, Oyeola said ...

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“I didn’t go nowhere, I am a Lagosian, I still hold the title of Asiwaju of Lagos and I am still the JAGABAN” – Tinubu (Video)

  Bola Tinubu, an All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, has has decried the wanton looting of public and private assets in the state of Lagos, The PUNCH reports. Tinubu made this known on Saturday when he paid a visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the State House in Marina. Addressing journalists after the meeting with the governor, Tinubu ...

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Ansu Fati becomes youngest Clasico scorer in 21st century to break Vinicius Jr’s record

Ansu Fati has cemented himself in Clasico history by becoming the youngest player to score in the Barcelona vs Real Madrid fixture in the 21st century at just 17 years and 359 days old. Saturday’s showpiece lived up to its billing in the early stages, with Federico Valverde opening the scoring for Madrid after latching onto Karim Benzema’s through-ball with only five minutes on the ...

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OMG! Woman bitten by python while using the toilet

A 7ft python bit a woman on the bottom while she used the toilet in Thailand and she was rushed to hospital.   Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, was about to finish using the toilet at her home in Samut Prakan, central Thailand, when she felt a searing pain on her bottom on Sunday. Blood gushed through her legs and underwear before ...

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#EndSARS: Celebrities should represent youths to dialogue with FG — Ndume

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has urged young Nigerian celebrities, who identified with the recent #EndSARS peaceful protesters, to make themselves available for negotiation with the Federal Government on the implementation of their five-point demands. The youths had made a five-point demand which was presented to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), through the Governor of ...

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No DPO was beheaded in Oyigbo – Police

No divisional police officer (DPO) has been killed in Rivers State, the police have said. The police spokesperson in the state, Nnamdi Omoni, who spoke with reporters  Friday morning, said the public should disregard the rumour that the DPO in Oyigbo Local Government Area was beheaded by hoodlums. “The DPO is alive, he is with me (here),” Mr Omoni said. ...

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Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Madrid claim Clásico honours in pulsating Camp Nou clash

  Sergio Ramos returned to win and score a game-turning penalty in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Clasico win at Barcelona on Saturday. Madrid captain Ramos was substituted in last week’s home defeat to Cadiz and missed the subsequent shock reverse against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League as the Spanish champions crept towards a crisis ahead of their first meeting with Barca this season. But the centre-back was ...

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Massive crowd storm Tinubu’s residence in London (Photos/Video)

Nigerians demanding the end to police brutality and bad governance in line with the #EndSARS tagline storm the London residence of APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Saturday. According to the video posted by African Independent Television, only a few of them carried placards with many chanting derogatory words as they stormed Tinubu’s residence at Duchess Mews, Portland Place. More ...

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TVC finally resumes operations after mob attack

The headquarters of Television Continental popularly known as TVC in Ketu, Lagos which was attacked by hoodlums earlier this week, is now back on air.   Hoodlums had vandalised and set ablazed the station on Tuesday during violence that broke out from #EndSARS protests in Lagos. Findings on Saturday revealed that the station is still battling technical glitches. This is ...

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Edo jail break: Nigerians mock Obaseki as ultimatum for escaped inmates elapses

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Friday extended the ultimatum issued to inmates on the run.   Recall last Monday, amid the violence that erupted after hoodlums hijacked the EndSARS protest in Edo, two correctional facilities were attacked. The next day, the federal government confirmed that rampaging youths breached the Custodial Centres in Benin and Oko. The Ministry of Interior, ...

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Hoodlums discover, loot COVID-19 palliatives in Jos

Hoodlums on Saturday discovered and looted a warehouse full of COVID-19 palliatives in Jos, Plateau state.   Same incident happened in Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Osun, Calabar, Edo and many other states. Some of the items carted away include beans, noodles, sugar, salt, garri, rice and pasta.      

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Abdulrazaq imposes 24-hour curfew in Ilorin over violent protest, looting

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed 24-hour curfew in Ilorin following violent protest and looting of properties by hoodlums.   The governor announced the curfew late Friday night in a statewide broadcast. He said he just had an emergency security meeting with commanders of various security agencies in the state to assess the situation in the state. “Over the ...

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More police stations burnt in Anambra, DPO, officer killed

Four more police stations have been reportedly burnt down in Anambra State, while a Divisional Police Officer and a station officer were also reportedly killed by rampaging youths.   The burning and killing of the policemen happened on Friday, even while the curfew imposed by the State governor, Chief Willie Obiano was still on. Reports said that police divisions in ...

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#EndSARS: Buhari reveals regret over Ex-IG of Police, Arase

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his regret at not working longer with a former Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase.   This was revealed by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, in his weekly article. Arase was appointed by former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015 and worked under Buhari until 2016 when he retired. He was the 18th IG of Police.   Adesina ...

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You have no store, nothing was looted from you – Doris Ogala calls out Uche Elendu for saying her store was looted

Oh dear! Nollywood actress, Doris Ogala has called out her colleague, Uche Elendu over a certain looted store. Uche had posted on her Instagram page lamenting how hoodlums had broke into her store, saying they took all she has ever worked for. Doris whoever says she knows the owners of the store, openly called Uche out, asking her to edit ...

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Police arrest 10 suspects in Akwa Ibom, recover looted properties worth millions of Naira

  The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has recovered looted items worth hundreds of millions of Naira carted away by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSars protest in Uyo, the state capital, on Thursday night.   The Command has also arrested 10  suspected thieves who looted both private and government property under the guise of Endsars protests. Parading the recovered items/suspects at ...

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Why Buhari did not speak on Lekki toll gate shooting in nationwide address – Presidency

The Presidency, on Saturday disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari did not mention the Lekki toll gate shooting in his nationwide speech addressing the issue of EndSARS.   Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed that his principal did not mention the shooting because it would be “premature and presumptuous.” Adesina, while appearing on Channels Television’s programme, Politics ...

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