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#EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

  A young Nigerian, Jimoh Isiaq was shot in Ogbomosho during an #EndSars protest on Saturday and later died from the resulting injuries, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed. The Governor also said seven others sustained injuries during the protest and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Eyewitnesses said Isiaq was standing … Continue reading #EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

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Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

  A Lagos High Court, sitting in the Igbosere area has convicted a civil servant, Ms Olaide Ibraheem for forging documents of a property belonging to her ex-lover, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osayintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The court imposed on her a N750,000 fine or a two-year jail term. Ibraheem who is … Continue reading Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

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Ondo Residents In Last Minute Shopping Ahead Guber Polls

  Residents of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday went into last-minute shopping ahead of the governorship election scheduled for Saturday, October 10. Less than 24 hours to the D-day, increased commercial activities dominated the atmosphere areas including markets, major roads, and business hubs. Residents thronged major markets as they purchased essential food items. … Continue reading Ondo Residents In Last Minute Shopping Ahead Guber Polls

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#EndSARS: Police Disperse Protesters With Tear Gas In Abuja

  Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force on Friday dispersed Nigerians who took the #EndSARS protest to the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja. The protesters are demanding an end to brutality and extra-judicial killings by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In some videos circulating online, some armed policemen chased the protesters who marched … Continue reading #EndSARS: Police Disperse Protesters With Tear Gas In Abuja

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#EndSARS: Protests Against Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings Enter Day Three

  The campaign against police brutality and extra-judicial killings continued on Friday with young Nigerians occupying the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex. The protesters, who spent the night at the entrance of the complex demanded immediate response and immediate disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives. On Friday morning, the youths assembled and … Continue reading #EndSARS: Protests Against Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings Enter Day Three

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#EndSARSImmediately: Lagos Youths Stage Late Night Protest To End SARS

  The last is yet to be heard of the calls seeking to disband the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), as youths in Lagos stayed up late into Wednesday night protesting that the unit be scrapped totally. In recent times, the activities of the police unit have come under scrutiny and several members of the … Continue reading #EndSARSImmediately: Lagos Youths Stage Late Night Protest To End SARS

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First Female Duo Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene Editing Technique

  Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the US on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the gene-editing technique known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping “scissors”, the first time a Nobel science prize has gone to a women-only team. Using the tool, “researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms … Continue reading First Female Duo Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene Editing Technique

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Sophie Petronin: Son Hopeful Of Mother’s Release From Jihadist Captivity

  The son of a French aid worker taken hostage in Mali said on Wednesday he was still awaiting news about his mother after speculation intensified following the release of detained jihadists. Hopes that 75-year-old Sophie Petronin and abducted Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse may soon be released surged at the weekend when security sources … Continue reading Sophie Petronin: Son Hopeful Of Mother’s Release From Jihadist Captivity

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