#EndSARS: Reps Minority Caucus Disappointed on President Buhari’s Speech

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has reviewed the Thursday speech by President Muhammadu Buhari on the protest across the country and submits that the address did not meet the expectation of most Nigerians. In a statement on Friday signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus said, “As representatives of the people, our caucus is particularly surprised that Mr. President’s speech did not find a space to address the killing of innocent and unarmed Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll…

#ENDSARS: Ndokwa Youth Threatens Petition Against Outgoing LGA Chairman in Delta

ABUJA/Nigeria: As part of the extended campaign against police brutality in the country, which had been depicted by the recent disbandment of the #ENDSARS protests that rocked Nigeria, a Nigerian youth, Victor Chukwuemeke had threaten to petition the outgoing Local Government Chairman of Ukwuani Council Area in Delta State. In several tweets in his verified twitter handle@mrdueprocess, on October 22, 2020, he stated that by Monday 26, October 2020, he will file a petition before the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corruption Practices Commission, ICPC, and…

#ENDSARS Killings: Online Media Owners Condemn Attacks on Media Houses, Mourn Death of Nigerians

ASABA/Nigeria: A group of Media Managers, under the aegis of the Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, commiserate with families who lost their love ones, and the injured persons in the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country in the past two weeks. The Forum in a press statement signed by the chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli, and Secretary, Mr. Shedrack Onitsha, stated that the while the Forum wholeheartedly supports the protest as it was genuinely targeted at curbing what had been considered as arbitrary abuse of Nigerians for more than a decade,…

#ENDSARS: Delta Imposes 48-Hour Curfew in Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has imposed a 48-hour curfew in the state following Wednesday night’s arson and destruction of government property in Asaba by some youths disguising as protesters. He also announced the closure of public and private primary and secondary schools in the state until Nov. 2, 2020. Okowa made these known in a statewide broadcast in Asaba on Thursday, and said that the curfew would commence at 6 p.m. on Thursday. He said that the peaceful protests by #ENDSARS protesters had been hijacked by suspected…

Citizens Quest Condemns in Strong Terms Lekki Killings …Urges Government to Fish out Those Responsible

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: The Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative vehemently condemns the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza, in Lagos State, on the 20th of October, 2020. The advocacy group in a statement jointly signed by Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe, National President  and Francis  Ndimkoha National Publicity Secretary circulated to journalists said, “This ugly incident is regrettable and totally against every known tenet of Democracy. As an accountability advocacy group, Citizens Quest believes in the inalienable right of the people to hold the Government accountable to their promises as…

#ENDSARSS: APC Chieftain Calls on Party Members to Put Party Aside, as He Calls for Buhari Resignation

OBIARUKU/Nigeria: Members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, had been called to put party aside on the ongoing #Endsars protests youth had been going on in the country. In a statement made available to Ndokwa Reporters, a chieftain of the Party in Ukwuani Local Government Area, Mr. Chidi Uwabuofu, and an ardent supporter of the President Muhammadu Buhari, said he can no longer remain silent in the name of party. In the statement, in which he titled, “Let’s Call a Spade A Spade, Nigeria Illness Has Reached A Boiling Point”,…

Sustain The Safeguarding Of Children’s Health, Ukah Urges Proprietors Of Private Schools

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has called on proprietors of private school in the state to always sustain the safeguarding of the health of the children in their various schools. Mr. Ukah, who made the call in Asaba recently during a meeting with associations of private school owners made up of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Organisation of School Owners of Nigeria (OSON) and the Association of Private School Owners (APSON), Delta State Chapters, described them as key players in…

NGO Appeals To Nigerian Youths To Shun Violence, Embrace Dialogue

YENAGOA/Nigeria: A leading civil society organisation in Nigeria, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, has called on the EndSARS protesters to remain peaceful, end the protest and embrace dialogue with relevant authorities, in order to save lives and property. Speaking on behalf of the NGO, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital, its National Coordinator, Comrade Mulade Sheriff said it has become necessary to call on Nigerian youths, particularly the ENDSARS protesters to stop the protest since their peaceful protest has turned violent with bloodshed and wanton destruction of lives…

#EndSARS: Let Us Right The Wrongs, Okowa Urges Leaders

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on all leaders in the country to rally and earnestly begin the process of correcting the wrongs in the society. He made the call in a condolence message to the youths in the country following the shooting of EndSARS protesters at Lekki, Lagos on Tuesday. In the message personally signed by him, the governor said “it is obvious that we cannot suppress the voice of the Nigerian youth. They have suffered untold pains and expressed their frustrations in the last two…

#Endsars: Former Aviation Minister Says Killers of Protesters Will Pay

LAGOS/Nigeria: Following the death of six and scores of injured Nigerian youths, allegedly shot at by the Nigerian army, former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed to take the case up, saying that those behind the dastardly act would pay dearly. The fearless Femi wept bitterly over the lost of many lives and events enveloping in the country, as he goes spiritual asking God to have mercy on Nigeria. However, for about thirteen days now, Nigerian youths have taken to the streets, campaigning against police brutality, bad governance, extra…