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Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

  By Akinola Ajibola Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept … Continue reading Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

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#EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an Urgent Appeal to Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to use her “leadership position to apply the Commonwealth Charter to hold Nigerian authorities to account for widespread and persistent attacks on peaceful protesters, reports of human rights violations and abuses, … Continue reading #EndSARS: SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On Protesters

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LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), after days of protests across the country. The police unit was founded in 1992 to combat cases of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes. But SARS, instead, over time, has gained notoriety for its reckless … Continue reading LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

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Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

  Popular singer Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has bowed to pressure from fans and finally joined the #EndSARS campaign which seeks the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Burna Boy issued a statement on Saturday announcing the birth of a project which he called  PROJECTPROTECT, an initiative … Continue reading Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

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#EndSARS: Trey Songz, Big Sean Join Nigerians In Protest Against Police Brutality

  American singer Trey Songz and international rapper Big Sean are lending their voices to the #EndSARS protest. In a series of tweets on Saturday Trey Songz said he is hurt to hear about what is happening in Nigeria. “After doing a little research I would like to speak out against what’s going on in … Continue reading #EndSARS: Trey Songz, Big Sean Join Nigerians In Protest Against Police Brutality

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#EndSARS: Don Jazzy, Toyin Abraham Protest SARS Brutality

  Music Producer Don Jazzy and Movie Actress Toyin Abraham on Saturday joined other Nigerian youths to protest over the brutality and killing by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This comes after several protests by Nigerian youths, decrying the constant harassment encountered in the hands of SARS operatives and lamenting the rate at … Continue reading #EndSARS: Don Jazzy, Toyin Abraham Protest SARS Brutality

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