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#EndSars : Learning from Sanwoolu’s mistake, Gov. Makinde addresses Oyo state #protesters and #looters without killing them

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I have received with deep sadness the news of the passing of one of our children, Jimoh Isiaka, who was shot during the ENDSARS protest in Ogbomoso. He later died at Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, earlier today. Also, at this same protest, Abdulrasaq Olawale, Oluwadamilare Gbolohunmi, and five other persons sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment. This situation is highly regrettable. I have contacted the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and other relevant agencies, and investigations into what led to the unfortunate incident are still ongoing. I pray that God grants the parents of Jimoh Isiaka the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss. The ENDSARS protests are a strong indicator of a systemic failure. It is a failure on the part of those who have been constitutionally empowered to protect the citizens. It again calls into question why State Governors are called Chief Security Officers of their state whereas, they do not have the necessary powers to control the police force. I will be paying a personal visit to the family of Jimoh Isiaka and I promise to pursue the investigations to a logical conclusion. Peaceful protests are a big part of our democratic process. The right to freedom of speech and assembly are guaranteed by our Constitution, and I will never support any attempt to rob citizens of their fundamental human rights. I call on all residents of Oyo State to please remain calm. I also call on the Police to allow residents of Oyo State protest peacefully without fear of being assaulted. Again, I express my deepest sympathies to the family of Jimoh Isiaka, may his soul rest in peace.

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Today, we visited Ogbomoso to see the families of three of our children who died during the End SARS protests. We began the process of compensating the families for the losses they suffered and promised to do more in the coming days. Our hearts go out to all those who have suffered directly and indirectly during these protests. As a government, we will not forget the last few days in a hurry nor the needless deaths of Isiaka Jimoh, Ganiyu Moshood Alabi, and Adeoye Taiwo. We were also at the Palace of Kabiyesi, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, the Soun of Ogbomoso. We pledged the sum of N100 Million to begin immediate repairs of the palace and replacement of destroyed properties. We told Kabiyesi not to hold what has happened against our children. Although regretted, all that took place was a result of the years of failure of governance which we are working to correct. We accepted Kabiyesi’s prayers for a better Nigeria and a better Oyo State. We also spoke with our children in Ogbomoso. We assured them that their agitations were not unfounded. But that we needed to remain peaceful even in protest. We assured them that we were doing all in our power to attack the root cause of these protests. We returned to the secretariat in Ibadan to speak with our other children who had been waiting all day. We reassured them that these protests are a wake-up call to all. We pledged to do better to meet the needs of young people, especially for employment and a safer environment. I informed them that our Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, would work with the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State to ensure that all those who were arrested during the End SARS protests are released without being charged.

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#LagosState condemns the discovery and quick distribution of #Covid19 #palliatives by the poor and hungry #Nigerians

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That awkward moment when they tell you something legitimately belongs to you but never hand it over to you because that is a systemic deception known to them for 60 years.

After the sudden discovery of warehouse in Maza Maza area of Lagos where the Covid19 palliative have been stored in a significantly large warehouse, the looters took to it like a hot cake and took food home, an act that many eyewitnesses described as endless. More and more people were going about transporting the food to their homes for hours, but yet the food in the warehouse couldn’t be exhausted by the thousands of Nigerians including the military guys .

Since it’s supply in May, Many are wondering what had hundred it’s immediate distribution to the hungry people who it was meant for in the first place. Now after the people ha found their way to it, the State is condemning the act.

PS : Those people who have been fortunate enough to get these palliatives, I hope you don’t intend to sell them at public markets with so much gain to it, since you didn’t buy it, otherwise the same curse placed in these greedy and Heartless leaders will be placed on you too. If you took more than enough you can send to a friend or family member in a different part of the state or country and good to be smart to avoid being traced though.

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LAGOS CONDEMNS VANDALISATION OF WAREHOUSE  FOR CACOVID FOOD PALLIATIVES The Lagos State Government has condemned the vandalisation of the warehouse at Mazamaza housing the food palliative packages donated to the  government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group. The items belong to the Southwest, contrary to social media reports that they are all for Lagos. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on September 22nd 2020, formally taken receipt of the food palliatives from the CACOVID team meant for distribution to the indigent. The State had repackaged its share of the consignment and was distributing it before the protests that have affected activities in the State. The repackaging was being done to account for every beneficiary, according to the agreement with the CACOVID Group, which monitored the process. The warehouse in question is not State-owned and its usage was made available to the CACOVID group. The distribution was on-going but had to be halted due to protests, before the invasion of the warehouse today. For effective distribution of the food palliatives, groups such as Transport Unions, Ethnic Groups, Religious Associations, Artisans and Tradesmen Association, Marketmen and Women Association, People Living with Disabilities, Orphanages and Old Peoples’ Homes among others were being used as the distribution channels to their members. The State Government, however, regrets the invasion of the warehouse and appreciates the support offered by the CACOVID group to the citizenry of Lagos. Signed, Abisola Olusanya  Acting Commissioner, Agriculture  Lagos State. @abi_olusanya @folashadejaji @drobafemihamzat @jidesanwoolu @g.omotoso @cacovidng . . . #cacovidpalliatives #savelagos #endpolicebrutality #warehouseinvasion #foracovid19freelagos #takeresponsibility #ForAGreaterLagos #LASG

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#EndSars : #PresidentBuhari presides over the #National #Security Council Meeting this #Morning Oct 22, 2020

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Apparently this is not the time to be present but invisible to the people. An act the president of the Federal republic of Nigeria has perfected over the years. The fact that the country is fighting it’s youths and many are now taking advantage of it to destroy and loot is making it imperative to have some kind of meeting held for it. So the president cane out if his hiding place to preside over the security meeting this morning as he should.

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#EndSars #shocking : #Youths Stumble upon a huge warehouse of #Covid19palliative in Lagos initially claimed to have been #distributed

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Seems the looting hungry youths are making their way into discovery of some thing we never thought we could discover. Apparently the Covid19 palliative many have thought were distributed and done, is somehow being discovered to have been stored up and packed up in a warehouse the looting youths have stumbled upon and are now looting it home.

In as much as I don’t condone crime and lawlessness, these are items that would have never made its way to these category of people who need it the most. So for them to come across it and are not taking it home to survive on, it literally makes me happy for them. But I still don’t like the destruction and looting taking place in and around Lagos State. Peep photos and videos front the loot said to have taken place in a warehouse in Monkey village Maza Maza area of Lagos State.

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“Investigate #food sources before consumption” #EndSars protesters advised while #mourning members who have lost their lives to the protest

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While the End Sars protest is on going, some are on ground ensuring the physical effect is felt by the people of Nigeria, Some are on social media platforms ensuring that the hashtags go as far as possible, others are ensuring that the strength of the protesters stay renewed and refreshed.

This is why people are contributing to food vendors of All kind to cook meals are serve the youths who have remained on the street for days unending. While drinks, snacks and other kind of edibles are made available at will to the youths, the tendency to investigate the sources will drop drastically due to the need for it and the urgency of the matter.

This then creates a window for a bad food or a poisoned from an anonymous person to get to the protesters and cause them harm of any kind in order to have them end the protest in no time.

However they have been warned to investigate whatever food is brought to them, before any form of consumption. while they mourn the significant number of their members who lost their lives to the protest, they are asked to be careful with the food they consume out there while in the street.

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned police officers and their commanders against use of force on peaceful protesters.⁣ ⁣ He reiterated citizens’ rights to freedom of expression, assembly and movement, which should be protected by the police. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja, noted that the IGP also appealed to protesters to conduct themselves peacefully and guard their ranks against infiltration by criminal elements.⁣ ⁣ Similarly, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to ensure that the improved human rights records of the army under him is not destroyed by the temptation to dabble into the national outrage against police excesses.⁣ ⁣ It said the nationwide protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are constitutional, adding that on no account should the exercise be mistaken for a threat to national security.⁣ ⁣ HURIWA also called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to release those picked up by SARS in Enugu South Council of Enugu State few hours after the disbandment of SARS.⁣ ⁣ To this end, HURIWA warned the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to respect the rights to peaceful assembly, stressing that the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, had power to annul the constitutional right of the citizens to protest lawfully.⁣ ⁣ To read on, visit www.guardian.ng.⁣ ⁣ #IGP #MohammedAdamu #NigeriaPolice #EndSARSProtesters #Nigeria #News #TheGuardianNg

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How can someone be this stupid?

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#restructurenigerianow #endsars #endswat

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Revolution loading…..

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11:42pm yesterday UNIBEN main gate ✊🏿✊🏿

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#endpolicebrutality

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#Street in #Miami to be named after #TrayvonMartin

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From his untimely and yet unforgettably unfortunate death by shooting in February 2012 the circumstances surrounding the teenager’s death has been nothing short of disturbing as justice has been demanding in more ways than not for his killer.

After almost nine years of his death, a reward in form of Avenue renaming is now about to take place in Miami.

Miami Dade County Commissioners voted Tuesday to rename a portion of Northeast 16th Avenue as Trayvor Martin Avenuein honour of the 17 year old who was fatally shot in February 2012.

The commissioner Audrey Edmondson confirmed. The portion of Northeast 16th Avenue will be renamed runs from Ives Dairy Road to Northeast 209th Street .

This clearly doesn’t give the justice family and friends long for, but a legacy and a constant remind of his name will be the work of the street about to bear his name for a significant time of life.

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Worldwide #EndSars protest, #Nigerian Celebrities involved, protesters murdered by the #Nigerianpolice , #Victory for Nigerians #Endpolicebrutality

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After upsetting Nigerians by sending President Donald Trump a get well soon message during the Covid19 positive time, Nigerians are yet again surprised by the silence President Buhari is putting up on the end Sars issue. With Celebrities coming out en mass, protests on going in Nigeria and abroad, and some protesters meeting their untimely death during the protest during to the same trigger hungry policemen that are the very reason for the protest. The Nigerian president has maintained his silence on the issue for as long as possible and many are not surprised by it seeing that he is known for his silence when words are mostly needed. While Reno Omokri is sending messages and calling the attention of celebrities and brands and a victory was obtained.

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Watch IGP Adamu Mohammed announce the dissolution of SARS unit

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IGP dissolves SARS nationwide

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Davido joins #EndSARS protest, secures the release of protesters

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@eniafemomodu reporting from London…

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@eniafemomodu reporting from London…

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#EndSARS protest in Abuja today October 8

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Falz and Runtown lead #EndSARS protest in Lagos

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Graphic: IGP reacts as #EndSARS protesters kill police officer in Delta and cart away his ammunition The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has condemned the unprovoked and violent attack on Policemen and damage to Police operational vehicles and other assets by ENDSARS protesters in Ughelli, Delta State, on Thursday, 8th October, 2020. Youths in Ughelli came out in their number to stage a protest demanding the disbandment of SARS.  A statement released by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, says the protesters attacked and brutally murdered one Corporal Etaga Stanley attached to ‘A’ Division, Ughelli, Delta State and inflicted gunshot wounds on another officer, Sergeant Patrick Okuone. ''The protesters also carted away one (1) service AK47 rifle with breach no 56-2609008 and 25 rounds of live ammunition that was with the deceased at the time of the incident.'' Mba's statement read According to the statement, the IGP who described the incident as cruel and unwarranted warned that the Force will no longer tolerate any attack on its personnel or any member of the law enforcement community by any individual or group protesting under any guise. The IGP notes that protests by citizens remain a legitimate means for airing their concerns and views. It must however be carried out with all sense of responsibility and within the confines of the law. The IGP, while condoling the family and friends of the late Corporal Etaga Stanley who paid the supreme price in the service of our dear nation, equally commended the officers of the Delta State Police Command for exercising restraint in the face of the unjustified provocation The IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police, Delta State to carry out a discrete investigation into the unfortunate incident, root-out the perpetrators, and bring the killer protesters to book. Unconfirmed reports however claim that the protest turned violent after a police officer opened fire on the posterers. One of the gunshots landed on a little boy who was around the area.

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Police clamp down on #EndSARS protesters in Abuja

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Peaceful #EndSARS protesters teargassed by policemen in Abuja

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#EndSARS: Genevieve Nnaji writes open letter to President Buhari

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Singer, Small Doctor, leads #EndSARS protest in Agege

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#EndSARS trends on New York Twitter

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Nigerian mums also stage protest against #EndSARS

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Native doctor spotted in #EndSARS protest in Abeokuta, Ogun state

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Between protesters and soldiers during the endsars protest.

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#EndSARS protest gets to Canada

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#EndPoliceBrutality 🇳🇬

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Back 2 Back 😂😂😂

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Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has said Nigerian, including footballers who are overseas, are scared to visit the country over alleged killings by suspected operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. . He made this known in a tweet on Saturday. . Ndidi, who plays for Premier League club Leicester City, lamented that many Nigerian youths are being killed by those expected to protect them. . The footballer also decried the arrest of youths wearing hairstyles also worn by footballers. . “#EndSARS for the safety of Nigerians… we are scared to visit home because the people who are meant to protect us are killing us. Looking good with dreads is not a crime,” he tweeted. . Apart from Ndidi, other Super Eagles players, including Leon Balogun, Shehu Abdulahi, and John Ogu had joined the protest against extortion and brutality by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. . Hundreds of youths across the country have taken to streets in a solidarity protest to call for the scrapping of FSARS. . Balogun tweeted, “The reasons for the #EndSARSProtests have just come to my attention via very disturbing images and tweets. It is never good when those charged with protecting the citizens are now terrorising, extorting, or even killing the same citizens. I support #EndSarsProtests #EndSars.” . Ogu, who has been without a club since the COVID-19 pandemic, also wrote, “I pray our first checkpoint will never be our last bus-stop. Enough is enough.” . “The voice of the people must be heard, @NigeriaGov must #EndSARS and protect the lives of our Youth from #PoliceBrutality. My brother @BashirAhmaad, kindly pass our message to the President @MBuhari,” Abdulahi added. — Follow us for breaking news and videos. — #EndSARS #protest #Ndidiwilfred #police #punchnewspapers

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