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#EndSARS protest: Soldiers didn’t shoot any protester at Lekki Toll Gate — Army

“Finally, headquarters 81 Division Nigerian Army reiterates that the Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional responsibilities did not shoot at any civilian as there are glaring and convincing evidence to attest to this fact.

Oyetola to looters: No extension of amnesty

"So, it is in their interest to voluntarily return all the items or face the wrath of the law after the expiration of the 72hours. We are not going back after this period. We are going to go from house to house to retrieve the looted items.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men facing homosexuality charge

Under Nigerian law, defendants in a case that is struck out can be re-arrested and arraigned again on the same charge, whereas that is not possible in cases that have been dismissed.

Police launch manhunt for man who beheaded his own daughter in Osun

Yemisi Opalola, Police Public Relations Officer, said Mercy's remains had been deposited at the mortuary at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, and she said that the police had launched a manhunt for the mechanic.

Edo youth demand justice for 25-year-old orphan killed by Nigerian Army during #EndSARS protest

“The family, friends and youth of Auchi, Otuo and Afenmiland demand a full scale investigation. We demand justice. Our son cannot die in vain. Justice is all we need.”

Crater on Akure airport runway grounds flights

“The security operatives have been invited to see the place. The government has to deploy the security agents to the airport so as not to allow the miscreants cause havoc there.”

#EndSARS: PDP flays NBC clampdown on AIT, channels, Arise

“While the PDP calls for caution by all Nigerians, especially in the handling of information, we urge agencies of government to be mindful of actions that are capable of acerbating the already precarious situation in which we have found ourselves.

Lekki massacre: Fashola illegally tampered with exhibits, says Adegboruwa

“It was reported that in the course of the visit, the former governor of Lagos State and the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), discovered a hidden camera, which he took. This is a clear case of illegally tampering with exhibits that may become useful to the panel in the course of its assignment.

Soldiers take over roads in Osogbo, as Banks, businesses shut down over curfew

Soldiers were seen enforcing the curfew order at the popular Olaiya junction in Osogbo and its adjoining roads with checkpoints.

After the massacre, Nigerians mock Babatunde Fashola over “discovery of secret camera” at Lekki toll gate.

Two days after the exercise, Fashola in company with Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and some South-West governors “discovered” a solitary unburnt camcorder resting on the ruins of the damaged toll gate.

#EndSARS protests: 20 Police stations, outposts razed by hoodlums in Lagos

Lagos state police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi said: “We lost four policemen, one ASP and three other ranks. We have no escaped suspects because we had evacuated all of them to our cell at the SCIID, Panti, Yaba while many are on bail.

Oyetola, other top govt officials inspect damaged govt and private properties across the state (photos)

I however urge persons with looted items to return them within 72 hours and we shall grant them amnesty. But should they fail to do so, I can assure you we've all it takes to track them.

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NNPC, IPMAN allay fears over fuel scarcity, caution against panic buying

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CACOVID yet to flag-off its palliatives in Osun – Relief committee secretary

"Only CACOVID palliatives were housed in Ede Warehouse and we were asked to wait for the flag-off, hence, our inability to distribute before they were looted",

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#RevolutionNowProtest: Appeal Court strikes out Sowore’s appeal

The appellate court panel which was led by Justice Stephen Adah, ruled that the failure of the 2nd Defendant, Bakare, to co-sign the notice of appeal, rendered it incompetent.