Nnamdi Kanu Attacks Buhari As Peru President Resigns

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been called out by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, following the resignation of Manuel Merino, Peru President, over attack on protesters. Remember that Merino resigned after the death of two protesters who were freely protesting against the government in Lima, the capital city. It was gathered that police operatives fired tear gas and shotgun pellets to repel demonstrators who threw objects back to the policemen. Nnamdi Kanu in his reaction to the development condemned the Nigerian government over its approach on the peaceful and unarmed End SARS protest across the country. He wrote, “Peru President Merino resigns following street protests but in Nigeria, following #EndSARS protests, Nigeria president is either persecuting and freezing bank accounts of Nigerian youths or slaughtering them at #Obigbo and Nigerians are seemingly tolerating it.”

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Insecurity!! Return to work AIG begs police men!!

The Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Ahmed Iliyasu in charge of Zone 2 Command, has called on police officers of his command to return to duty post in Lagos and Ogun states. This, he said, was to ensure adequate security before, during and after the yuletide. Yesterday, he made the call during a workshop at the Nigeria Police Force Zone 2, Onikan in Lagos. Iliyasu also urged all police officers to put the #EndSARS protest behind them in the spirit of nationhood. He also appealed to them to go back and correct the negative perception which Nigerian youths have about police officers and policing. “We must have a change of attitude to our duty and put the people as the centre point of our policing,” he said. He emphasized that policing strategy should be people-centred, satisfactory to the people and good enough to remove the fear and uncertainty in the mind of the people anytime they have contact with the police.

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#EndSARS: El-Rufai Reveals Those Who Hijacked Protests

On Monday, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State disclosed people who hijacked the End SARS protest across states. In his statement, he noted that the peaceful protest was hijacked by anti-democratic forces. He included that the organizers of the protest against police brutality and bad governance have good intentions for Nigeria as a whole. The Kaduna State Governor said this while speaking with newsmen after a meeting of the Northern Governors Forum and traditional rulers in Kaduna on Monday. “We believe that the End SARS organisers have the best of intentions, but there are people that are pushing their own evil, anti-democratic agenda.” “We have taken very clear positions on some of these issues, and we also back our road map, looking at various aspects of our lives, including Nigeria’s economic challenges, developmental and the almajiri problems,” he said.

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Breaking: Obiano declares 24-hour curfew as violence spreads in Anambra

Willie Obiano, Anambra State Governor, on Thursday, declared a 24-hour curfew state-wide as violence spread in various parts of the state. Hoodlums had burnt the Nnewi Central Police Station and killed two persons around 11pm today. Obiano said in a state address today, “I am compelled to address you today by the growing tension across the country ignited by recent efforts by Nigerian youths to ask for a better Nigeria. “While our beloved state remains largely safe and isolated from the boiling sea outside, we have also recorded a few unpleasant incidents in our domain and there is justifiable anger in the land. But we cannot give it a chance to consume us all. “Consequently, we are taking precautionary steps to prevent further descent to lawlessness in Anambra State by imposing a 24-hour curfew with effect from 8pm today until we bring this rising tension under control. “Therefore, all schools and markets in Anambra State are hereby closed. All gatherings by groups and associations under any name or label from 8pm are banned. The law enforcement agencies in the state have been duly directed to enforce compliance. “However, all law enforcement officers charged with ensuring compliance to the restriction on movement must resist the temptation of applying excessive force while attempting to bring the situation under control.”

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