TWO KILLED AS #ENDSARS PROTEST TURNS VIOLENT IN EDO

.OBASEKI CONDEMNS ATTACK ON PROTESTERSTwo persons were killed on Friday when the #EndSARS protest turned violent in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Eye witnesses said the incident occurred when suspected thugs threw rocks at protesters who besieged the Edo State House of Assembly and shot sporadically, leaving the two persons dead with many other s injured. The protesters, in a reprisal attack, took the fight back to where the thugs were converging at the Museum ground in King’s Square (Ring Road) where they engaged in a brawl. A victim…

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MUSIC INDUSTRY GREATS MOURN AS TOP SOUND ENGINEER, OSY DENOBIS DIES

The Nigerian music industry was thrown into mourning on Thursday when the news broke that veteran Sound Engineer, Osy Denobis had died. Although the cause of his death was yet to be made public, thebladengr.com gathered that the late Sound Engineer, was one of the best hands ever in the Nigerian music industry. According to our source, “Osy was a great Sound Engineer who worked with the late Christy Essien Igbokwe’s band for so many years. He was also a major backbone with the Femi Kuti Band, Lagbaja, Onyeka Onwenu…

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#ENDSARS: OBIANO SETS UP COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY, SACKS AIDE ACCUSED OF KILLING INNOCENT CITIZENS

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano on Thursday set up a panel of inquiry to look into reports of abuse of human rights by the defunct SARS in the state over the years. The panel will look, in particular, into allegations of extrajudicial killings by a former head of the SARS office in the state, Chief Superintendent of Police James Nwafor (retired), whose appointment as a Special Assistant to the Governor has since been terminated. He will face prosecution if found guilty of any of the alleged offences. Governor Obiano…

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