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Hoodlums Storm APC Secretariat in Ogun, Attack Journalists, Residents

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Yet-to-be identified hoodlums have unleashed terror on journalists and residents of Leme, Abeokuta, when they invaded the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the morning of January 9, 2014, Thursday.

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Suspected thugs are allegedly the members of the Ogun State branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, who are believed to be loyal to the state government.

The group had invaded the APC secretariat at about 10.30 a.m. to stop a meeting of the members of the Harmonisation Committee scheduled to hold at the party office.

The rampaging hoodlums damaged cameras belonging to the correspondents of the Galaxy Television and MITV, Kunle Ojo and Taofeek Lawal, respectively.

The attackers, who were reportedly armed with various dangerous weapons and missiles, also snatched Blackberry phones belonging to the correspondent of the Radio Nigeria/Paramount FM, Mrs. Modupe Sobukola.

They also manhandled the journalists, including the State Correspondent of the Tribune, Olayinka Olukoya, while the soldiers and policemen deployed in the APC secretariat did nothing to stop them.

Scores of residents of the area were also seriously injured by the thugs, who turned violent against any member of the community in sight, and robbed some of them.

The attackers have reportedly vandalised the building of APC Secretariat in the state, as well as several cars at a dealer’s shop close to it.

The members of the state Harmonisation Committee, led by Senator Gbenga Kaka, later addressed newsmen at the Iwe Irohin Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.

Source: Punch Nigeria

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist Seyi Makinde who is the governor of Oyo State is currently the talk of social media

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State was seen walking around the streets of Ibadan on Wednesday October 21, trying to reassure and pacify citizens due to the nationwide chaos prompted by the endsars protest.

In the footage recorded by an onlooker, Makinde could be seen surrounded by his security entourage as he walked up to the protesters who cheered as he waved at them.

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I Submitted My Resignation To Delta State SSG And Refunded N100K Paid Allowance -Harrison Gwamnishu

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Nigerian social justice advocate, Harrison Gwamnishu said he just submitted his resignation letter to the Delta State Government.

The advocate a.ka as The Director-General Behind Bars who was appointed to be part of the panel of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality.

He tendered his resignation following the massacre of the lives of innocent protest at Lekki-Toll Gate area in Lagos.

Also, he refunded the allowance paid to him by the government.

Read his tweet below;

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Part of Oriental hotel destroyed by mob (video)

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A section of Oriental hotel in Lekki, Lagos state has been destroyed by a mob, in the aftermath of the Lekki massacre.

There have been ongoing protests in Nigeria over two weeks with citizens agitating for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, over flagrant disregard of their human right.

However, that took a grief-stricken turn in Lekki, Lagos state on Tuesday night as defenseless protesters were gunned down by soldiers, following an alleged order by the Lagos state government to security forces to crackdown on defaulters of a hastily imposed restriction.

The shooting led to the death of several people as many were also injured.

Security operatives had stormed the scene of the protest after the Lagos Government announced a 24-hour curfew and opened fire, with the intent to kill many people.

As many turned up to social media to share the Live video clips of the tragic incident, many people could be seen with various degrees of injuries. The scale of the damage could not be ascertained.

In the aftermath, more violent protests emerged across the country, leading to mass destructions of properties.

 

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