#EndSARS: Wike places N50m bounty on suspected IPOB leaders

…Declares one Stanley Mgbere wanted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared one Stanley Mgbere wanted with a N50 million bounty for his arrest for allegedly leading proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday’s fatal attacks in parts of Rivers state. The suspected IPOB members in the attacks from dawn of Wednesday left two police officers killed as they razed the Police Area Command, Obigbo, Afam Divisional Police Office and a court, all in Oyigbo Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers while attempted invasion of two other…

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‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ not against #EndSARS protesters – Army

The Nigerian Army on Sunday assured that its Operation Crocodile Smile drill was not targeting anti-SARS protesters. Spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Musa Sagir, said contrary to insinuations, the operation was not aimed at stifling the ongoing nationwide protest. Sagir disclosed this in a statement he issued, on Sunday. He noted that the Army has been professional since the protest started “nearly two weeks ago”. The statement reads: “The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to some social media stuff wrongfully condemning the Army and its Leadership…

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Two killed as thugs attack #EndSARS protesters in Edo

No fewer than two people were feared dead Friday when hooldums attacked peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Benin-City, capital of Edo State. The state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, swiftly condemned the attack on the #EndSARS protesters by the unidentified hoodlums, noting that a thorough investigation would commence immediately to bring the culprits to justice. Obaseki charged the Police Command to come out in full force to provide adequate security to the protesters, as they were exercising their rights as concerned citizens of Nigeria. “I have just learnt that hoodlums have attacked…

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You must fish out policemen who killed #EndSARS protesters, governors tell IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has been asked to fish out the policemen responsible for the deaths of #EndSARS protesters across the country.   Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum who made the call in reaction to the widespread protest, also accused the IGP of not consulting widely before dissolving the controversial police unit, SARS.   The Governors kicked against the establishment of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, and further stressed that the timing is inauspicious against the backdrop that the mood of the…

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Kwara gov, deputy lead #EndSARS protesters to police headquarters

Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and his deputy Kayode Alabi have joined scores of #EndSARS protesters in staging a walk to the Police Command headquarters in Ilorin, the state capital. The protesters had converged on the Government House before the Governor and his deputy joined them. He urged them to remain calm and peaceful while their grievances are promptly addressed. Acknowledging grievances of the protesters, AbdulRazaq said he with a few governors and some businessmen have recently held a zoom meeting with some individuals involved in the protest movement. He added…

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