ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020

Fellow Nigerians   It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected the initial, genuine and well – intended protest of some of our youths in parts of the country, against the excesses of some members of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). 3. On Monday 12th October, I acknowledged the genuine concerns and agitations of members of the public regarding the excessive…

Rep Richard Gbande condemns extra- judicial killing of Terwase Agwaza 

The Honourable Member for Katsina-Ala/Ukum/Logo Federal Constituency ,Hon.Richard Gbande has condemned in strong term the extra judicial killing of Mr Terwase Agwaza A.K.A Gana, who on the 8th day of September 2020, among other Militia groups renounced militancy and embraced the Benue State Government Amnesty Programme at Akume Atongu Stadium, Katsina-Ala. Terwase Agwaza was allegedly ambushed and killed by men of Nigerian Army while travelling alongside his men, Traditional Rulers, Political Leaders and Clergymen on their way to Benue state capital,Makurdi . Hon.Richard Gbande said even though he has been…

#EndSARS Protest: Take your safety serious, NUJ urges Journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has called on its members in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to remain vigilant following reports of violence in some parts of the territory over the #EndSARS protests. Chairman of Council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, in a statement on Wednesday said it has become urgent for journalists to take their safety seriously as few colleagues have narrowedly escaped lynching by suspected hoodlums. “We call on all our members and media practitioners in general in the FCT to take their safety seriously. We have received reports…