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#EndSARS and decline of religion in Nigeria

By Deji Okegbile   Nigeria, a multi-ethnic and multi-religious state with over 426 ethnic groups covers an area of 924,000sq km. Nigeria’s major religious groups with an estimated youthful population of over 220 million, the seventh most populous country in the world are Christianity, Islam, and African Traditional religion. Nigeria Continue Reading

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#ENDSARS: Ondo panel calls for petitions

Osagie Otabor, Akure The Judicial Panel of Inquiry on police brutality recently inaugurated by the Ondo State Government has called on the public to begin submission of written Memoranda/Petitions. Secretary of the Panel, Mr. Lanre Amuda, in a statement said members of the public who have suffered police brutality in Continue Reading

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Naira steady despite #EndSARS protests

By Collins Nweze  The naira last week traded at the parallel market for N463 against the dollar, a slightly weaker ratio from the N462 exchange rate the previous week. Naira’s exchange rate remains at N379 to the dollar at the official market. The local currency however sustained its stability despite Continue Reading

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#ENDSARS: Makinde reopens schools in Ibadan

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan Oyo has directed schools in Ibadan to resume normal academic activities from Monday. Governor Seyi Makinde gave the directive through the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Sunday. He said the new directive followed review of the situation in Ibadan metropolis, expressing appreciation Continue Reading

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#EndSARS, anarchy and a wave of curfews

Barometer With law and order breaking down in many states of the federation, due to the ideological and physical hijack of the #EndSARS protests, several governors displayed unusual élan in their declaration of curfews. Indeed, it became all the rave to drop off an occasional curfew or so, generally lasting Continue Reading

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#EndSARS: Five killed as looting spree spreads

By Kolade Adeyemi, Jos/Bassey Anthony, Uyo/Bisi Oladele, Ibadan/Bisi Olaniyi, Benin/Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja/Chris Oji, Enugu/Nwanosike Onu, Awka/Nsa Gill, Calabar/AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna/Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba/Adebisi Onanuga/Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Mobs vandalise, burn senators’ homes in Calabar Youths invade senator’s home in Ibadan, seize over 300 motorcycles COVID-19 warehouses plundered in Plateau, Edo, others Lagos Continue Reading

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