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October 24, 2020
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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned recent attacks against journalists and media houses in some parts of the country, particularly in Lagos, by State and non-State actors in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, describing the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and organizations engaged in the lawful pursuit of […]Continue Reading
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The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat has called for reconciliation among residents, following the hijack of the #ENDSARS protests by criminals, who destroyed monuments and public assets. Hamzat made the call during an interview on Star 101.5FM on Friday. He maintained that the intention of the initiators of the peaceful #EndSARS protests […]Continue Reading
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The Akinshemoyin ruling house of Lagos Island, has sent a strong warning to the hoodlums who overturned Oba Rilwan Akiolu’s palace and carted away his staff of office. The house has stated that if the staff isn’t returned within 24 hours the culprit should be ready to face dire consequences. This was disclosed in a […]Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned the shooting of unarmed protesters by soldiers. The NHRC’s Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu, said his agency is “shocked at the use of live bullets against peaceful protesters as happened Tuesday in Lagos and other parts of the country where the state of emergency has been declared.” READALSO: […]Continue Reading