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Gunshots Rent The Air As Hoodlums Loot Ex-Speaker Dogara’s House In Jos

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the resident of former speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara in Jos, Plateau state capital. According to a report by The PUNCH, the hoodlums defied the ongoing curfew imposed by the state government to also invade other buildings in search of COVID-19 palliatives. Dogara’s house was attacked about 9 am, an eyewitness told newsmen. Policemen and ...

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Arson: High Court Exhibits, Files Missing, Says Lagos CJ

*Begs lawyers to make case files available for court archive Segun James The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Kazeem Alogba, has said that most of the exhibits and files tendered in various cases in the Lagos State High Court located at Igbosere, have been destroyed by arsonists who attacked the court when the EndSARS protest turned violent. Alogba disclosed this ...

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End SARS: Hoodlums Invade Police Station, Customs Base, Cart Away Property In Oyo

Reports reaching Newspot from Iseyin town in Oyo State says some hoodlums have invaded Iseyin Police station. Sources in the town also told Newspot that the hoodlums who have taken the town into ransom are claiming to be protesting against police brutality. Our correspondent recalls that the protests against police brutality started two weeks ago. It was however, gathered that ...

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End SARS: Ikoyi Prison Attacked, Set Ablaze [VIDEO]

The Correctional Centre in Ikoyi, Lagos State is currently on fire. Though it is not clear what may have caused the fire, angry youths in the state have been setting popular places ablaze since Wednesday morning. There was also report of sporadic gunfire as the hoodlums are pushing to attack the prisons. Crisis in Lagos State escalated on Tuesday night ...

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Lagos Fed High Court Torched As Thugs Break Into Igbosere Court, Cart Away Files

Thugs on Wednesday stormed the Igbosere High Court in Lagos State, vandalizing vehicles and carting away some files. In a video, which has gone viral on the Internet, the thugs were seen moving out chairs, standing fan and other gadgets from the court. https://twitter.com/i/status/1318928046074855424

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EndSARS: Hoodlums Burn Down Police Station in Lagos State, Kill Policeman

Suspected hoodlums have burnt down the Apapa Iganmu Police Station in Lagos State, WSJ can report. It was learnt that the suspected hoodlums who stormed the police station around 9:45am on Tuesday, were armed with machetes, clubs, guns and other dangerous weapons. We learnt that there was little or no resistance to the suspected miscreants as they ransacked the police ...

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Hoodlums Attack RRS Operatives, Vandalise Patrol Vehicles In Lagos

Hoodlums, on Monday, attacked operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad around Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba area of the state. Footage trending online showed the hoodlums hurling stones and other harmful objects at the patrol vehicles belonging to the RRS. The operatives were said to be plying the route to link a destination to the Lekki area in the ...

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Ogun Governor Orders Release Of Three #EndSARS Protesters Framed For Attempted Murder

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has ordered the release of three #EndSARS protesters framed and arraigned for attempted murder. Abiodun disclosed this on his verified Twitter page on Tuesday. The governor said that all charges had been dropped against the three — Matairu Faruq, Olatoye Olalekan, and Adeniji Sodiq. He said, “On my instruction, the Attorney-General has reviewed the ...

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Military Raids Militant Camp, Kidnappers Den In Oyo, Ondo

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday disclosed that the military raided a kidnapper’s hideout and militant camp in the fight against insecurity in the south-west zone of Nigeria. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said this while giving updates on military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja. Enenche stated that the update covered military operations between Sept. ...

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How Critical Online Journalism, Social Media Activism Became Cybercrime In Nigeria

On February 13, 2020, Agba Jalingo, the publisher of the online newspaper Cross River Watch, regained tentative freedom after a Federal High Court in Calabar granted him 10 million Naira (about US$ 27, 300) bail. The journalist had spent 174 days in detention after he was arrested and charged with felony and terrorism. The charges, the second of which is ...

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