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Anger, disbelief as Soldiers open fire on #ENDSARS protesters killing many

Shock, anger and disbelief as men believed to be Nigerian soldiers invade the #ENDSARS protest in Lekki, Lagos, killings several at close range and a greater number left with various degrees of injuries.In what looked like a well coordinated...

#ENDSARS Update: Photos, Visual clips from Twitter warriors

As Nigerians and friends all over the world continue to lend their voices in support of Nigerian youths call for change in the way things are done in the country, there has been a lot of development in the...

Nigeria army say ready to maintain order as police protests continue

Nigeria’s army says it is ready to maintain law and order and deal decisively with any situation created by “trouble makers”, while demonstrators calling for an end to police brutality promise to keep up nationwide protests.Protesters have staged daily...

Two dies as private helicopter crash into a residential building in Lagos

There was pandemonium in the ever busy Ikeja area of Lagos State, Nigeria on Friday, after a private operated crashed in a residential building near the Nigerian immigration Service office in Opebi district.The small helicopter belonging to Quorum Aviation,...

Suspect arrested in murder of founder of Gokada bike hailing app

The personal assistant to Fahim Saleh, founder of the Nigerian ride-sharing app Gokada, was arrested on Friday in the grisly murder of the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur in his Manhattan apartment, New York news media reported.Saleh’s body was found dismembered...

Covid-19: Parents in rejects plan to re-open schools in Nigeria

Some parents in Lagos State, Nigeria have kicked against reopening of schools in view of the continued rise in the number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.The parents who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate...

Nigeria president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari dies from coronavirus

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, died on Friday after contracting the new coronavirus, two presidency spokesmen said on Twitter.Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems including diabetes, was the top official aide...

Nigeria security forces have killed 18 persons over virus lockdown

Nigerian security agents have killed 18 people in their enforcement of measures to curb coronavirus, a figure higher than the documented toll inflicted by the disease, the country's human rights body said.Africa's most populous nation has imposed a total...

Millions enter lockdown in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, as Africa steps up virus fight

More than 20 million Nigerians on Monday went into lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus.President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a two-week “cessation of all movements”...

Nigeria’s Buhari orders restriction of movements in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun for 14 days

Nigeria president, Mohammadu Buhari has ordered restriction of movement in Lagos, Ogun and the capital Abuja for 14 days in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus.Nigeria has 97 confirmed coronavirus cases, most of which have been in...
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