#ENDSARS PROTESTS: SANWO-OLU SLAMS 24-HR CURFEW ON LAGOS

.RESTRICTS MOVEMENT FROM 4PM TODAYFollowing violence at different parts of Lagos by hoodlums, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a 24-hour curfew across the state until further notice. The Governor said the curfew takes effect from 4pm today, Tuesday 20th October, 2020. According to the Governor, “I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society. Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests…

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STAY HOME! LAGOS ORDERS SCHOOLS CLOSED OVER #ENDSARS PROTESTS

The Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the anti-SARS protests. Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, who issued the directive, said the safety of the pupils/students, parents and all staff working in schools was paramount “at this critical period.” She, however, advised parents to keep an eye on their wards and not allow them to be used as willing tools in the hands of those who might want to hijack the protests to unleash mayhem…

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HOW GOV. UDOM’S N4MILLION DONATION TO #ENDSARS PROTESTERS CAUSED ‘WAR’ IN UYO

As you read this, the #EndSARS protesters in Akwa Ibom State have been battling an internal crisis arising from a N4million allegedly donated to it by the state Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. The money was donated to the youth, who joined the nationwide #EndSARS protests, on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 after Gov. Udom Emmanuel had addressed them. Trouble started when the youth went on social media to accuse one of the leaders, Mr. Kufre Cater, of keeping the ‘loot’ to himself. They accused him of selling out and taking bribe…

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ENDSARS: TWO PEOPLE DEAD AS HOODLUMS ATTACK GOVERNOR OYETOLA’S CONVOY

Two people were reportedly killed yesterday with several others injured in Osogbo, Osun State after hoodlums attacked Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s convoy. Thebladengr.com reports that violence broke out at the #EndSARS protest ground at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, the state capital, The Governor, was whisked away from the scene after some persons in the crowd hurled stones towards his direction. Oyetola was addressing the protesters when suspected hoodlums, armed with guns and stones, launched an attack. Two cars in the Governor’s convoy were damaged in the process. In a statement, the…

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ENDSARS: OSINBAJO BEGS NIGERIAN YOUTHS, SAYS ‘WE’LL MOVE FASTER ON YOUR DEMANDS’

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has finally spoken on the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country and the rest of the world. There have been calls for the vice-president, who is a professor of law, to speak up on the demand by the youth to end police brutality in Nigeria. On Friday night, the vice-president apologised to Nigerians for the slow response of the federal government to the issues. “Dear Nigerians, I know that many of you are angry, and understandably so. We could’ve moved faster and for this we are sorry,”…

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