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‘Leave’ Within Three Months -Northern Youths Declare War On Igbos In The North

Pro-Biafran protesters at a recent protest on the Onitsha bridge

Some Northern Nigeria youth groups on Tuesday in Kaduna issued what they called a ‘Kaduna Declaration’ in which they declared “war” against all Igbos residing in the North, demanding they leave the area within three months. They also asked Northerners in the South-East to leave the area, warning that as from October 1, which happens to be Nigeria’s National Day, they will commence implementation ...

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Appeal Court Okays 10 Years Imprisonment For Ex-Pen Cinema DPO

The late Ademola Aderintola killed by the ex-Pen cinema DPO

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Thursday affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere sentencing a former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to Pen Cinema Police Station in Agege, Segun Fabunmi to 10 years imprisonment for the killing of one Ademola Aderintola Daramola during the January 9, 2012 protest against fuel subsidy removal in Lagos. Justice ...

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Governor Wike Leads Protest Against Police Killings

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Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday took to the streets with thousands of Rivers people to protest mass killings by the Police and other security agencies during the December 10 rerun elections. The peaceful protest took off from Government House, Port Harcourt at 8 a.m., moved through Azikiwe Street and Bank Road before terminating at the Rivers State Police Command ...

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Ambrose Alli Student Sets Truck of Rice Ablaze to Protest Increment in Tuition Fee …Varsity Shut Indefinitely

Ambrose Alli University

Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, was Monday shut down indefinitely over a violent protest by students of the institution. The students who reportedly barricaded the Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi highway, were said to be protesting an alleged 200 percent increase of their tuition fees. It was reliably gathered that the management of the institution was earlier informed of the impending protest, ...

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11 Police officers shot, 4 dead in Dallas bloody massacre

Eleven Dallas law enforcement officers were shot, four fatally, on Thursday by what is believed to be two snipers who opened fire during a demonstration downtown over recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, the Dallas police chief said. The snipers fired from an elevated positions on police officers minutes before 9 p.m. CT, according to Dallas Police Chief David ...

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Ekiti State: Workers suspend strike amidst protest

Ekiti State workers has suspended their strike amidst protest after signing an agreement with the state government to a seven-point deal. Part of the agreement between labour and the state government was that, government should within seven days conclude its request with commercial banks to restructure personal loans granted public servants with a view to giving them relief from loan ...

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Lagos hoodlums hijack NLC protest

The protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Lagos was yesterday reportedly hijacked by suspected hoodlums who unleashed mayhem on the protesting unionists in Lagos. The hoodlum were said to have defiled all the security measures put in place by the police to protect public and government facilities ahead of the planned strike by the NLC. Witnesses told New ...

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CLO joins Labour to protest fuel price increase

Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), yesterday, said it would join other human rights and civil society organisations  on a mass action against the government in the event of its failure to heed the call to reverse its recent hike in petrol pump price. In a statement, the CLO’s   Chairman, Agada Vincent Agada, noted that the financial capabilities of Nigerians to contain the ...

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CNPP: Nigerians urged to ignore NLC protest

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called on Nigerians to ignore the Nigeria Labour Congress’ (NLC) call for a protest against the fuel price hike. The CNPP also said the labour union has been compromised, adding that the planned protest is a plan to destabilise the good intention of the Buhari-led administration. The CNPP in a statement jointly ...

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