Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

Month: September 2022

Two years after the #EndSARS protests in October 2020, Gbenga Oloniniran examines cases of protesters who are still detained in Lagos and Oyo prisons. Ending police brutality formed the crux of their movement, “EndSARSNow!’ was the song on their lips, as they marched in Lagos, Oyo, Edo, Osun, and Ondo states, including the Federal Capital


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The Peoples Democratic Party has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to use the remaining period of his administration to ensure and guarantee peaceful, free, fair and credible 2023 general elections. The PDP gave the charge as it felicitated with Nigerians and wished them a happy independence anniversary. In a statement signed


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An employee of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Duruocha Joel, who was said to be missing in Anambra State, has been found dead. Joel’s body was found on the Isu-Aniocha-Urum road, Awka North Local Government Area, on Thursday. This is according to a statement by the commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education


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Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Friday, apologised to Nigerians over the harsh economic realities and insecurity experienced under the Buhari-led government. “The regime might not have been a perfect one, but I want to seize this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the Ulamas and Nigerians in general. We all need to work


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Military officers announced the removal from office of Burkina Faso’s junta leader on Friday. The dismissal of Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who himself came to power in a coup last January, was announced in a statement read out on national television. The rebelling military also announced the closure of borders from midnight, as well as


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The management of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State, on Friday unveiled assorted domesticated facilities for trainings in crude oil refineries while urging captains of industry in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria and the entire African continent to look inward for trainings “in all aspects of petroleum Industry operations.” The Principal and


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The Ladi Adebutu and Akinlade Campaign Organisation has assured supporters of the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Oladipupo Adebutu, that the Friday Court of Appeal’s ruling did not invalidate Adebutu’s nomination as candidate of the party. The PUNCH reported that a Court of Appeal sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday,


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