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Stop Killing Our Children – Women Join End SARS Protest In Agege, Lagos

   Women in the Agege area of Lagos on Friday joined the End SARS protest. The women numbering over a hundred marched around, chanting a chorus in the Yoruba tongue. A closer listen to the chants, reveal that the women were pleading, calling for an end to the killing of their children. The women … Continue reading Stop Killing Our Children – Women Join End SARS Protest In Agege, Lagos

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#EndSARS: Some Protesters Are Genuine, Some Are ‘Desperate For Public Validation’- Frank Mba

  The Force Public Relations Officer, of the Nigerian Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, has reacted to the calls by various protesters to ban operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). DCP Mba in an interview on Friday on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily said that some of the protesters calling for the dissolving of the squad … Continue reading #EndSARS: Some Protesters Are Genuine, Some Are ‘Desperate For Public Validation’- Frank Mba

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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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Ondo Election: Desist From Partisan Use Of Security Forces, YIAGA Tells Govt

  A non-governmental organisation, Yiaga Africa has urged the government to shun the use of police and other security agencies during elections. The Executive Director of the group, Samson Itodo, made the appeal on Thursday in Akure, the Ondo State capital ahead of the governorship election in the state. “Given the pervasive threat to safety … Continue reading Ondo Election: Desist From Partisan Use Of Security Forces, YIAGA Tells Govt

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Police Rescue Kidnapped Lawyer Bisola Ajayi From Gunmen

  Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police Command have rescued Barrister Bisola Ajayi. The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Joseph Mukan, confirmed to Channels Television that Barrister Ajayi was rescued in a thick forest in Etche Local Government Area of the state. She was rescued alongside one other person, while … Continue reading Police Rescue Kidnapped Lawyer Bisola Ajayi From Gunmen

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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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