Saturday, 27 February, 2021

Day: February 13, 2021


South Africa’s opposition leader, Mmusi Maimane has slammed the African Union (AU) for failing to take a decisive action in assisting Zimbabweans who have been crying for help against state sponsored oppression. Maimane is the leader of One South Africa Read more…


The Center for Human and Socioeconomic Rights has condemned the arrest of 18 peaceful protesters by the police at the Lekki Tollgate today in Lagos State while calling for their immediate and unconditional release.  The CHSR, in a statement, on Read more…


Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has said that the security agencies can use force when required to deal with protesters. “We can use minimum force, commensurate with what is seen on the ground,” he Read more…


Nairobi — In the clearest indication yet that the Uhuruto political marriage is dead, President Uhuru Kenyatta has dared his deputy William Ruto to resign instead of criticising the government from within. Kenyatta said it was “for a leader to Read more…


Police officers from the Adeniji Adele division on the Lagos Island are presently torturing the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters who were harassed and arrested in the early hours of Saturday. SaharaReporters learnt that the protesters in detention and being tortured include; Kehinde Read more…


Comedian, Mr. Macaroni, and other #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters who were arrested in the early hours of today, February 13, have been arraigned before a mobile court in Panti and granted N100, 000 bail with sureties in like sum. According to the state police command, Read more…


Some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday night invaded Igbooro, Oja-Odan in the Yewa-North Local Government area of Ogun State, killing three persons, including a mother and her child. According to Punch, the herdsmen also injured two villagers when they attacked Read more…


A comedian,  Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, has been arraigned before a mobile court, The PUNCH has learnt. A spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this on Saturday evening. “He (Mr Macaroni) and others Read more…


File photo No fewer than four people were reportedly killed in Shasha area of the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State on Saturday, despite the market’s closure. Shasha market is one of the major hubs of farm produce from Read more…


The exit of Nando Bodha, the last of the MSM figures associated with Sir Anerood Jugnauth, from the MSM marks the culmination of the long transformation from Anerood Jugnauth’s to Pravind Jugnauth’s MSM. However, this transformation has been a long Read more…