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Farmers Protest In Lagos Over Kidnapping

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Government Area of Lagos State, yesterday, cried out to the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode over spate of kidnapping activities in their area.

The group which staged a protest march at the front of the state governor’s office Alausa to protest against series of kidnapping cases in the area told journalists that over 25 farmers have been kidnapped in the last six months, adding that the farmers have lose over N25billion investment including ransoms paid to the kidnappers.

Ayodele Ore, the chairman of the farmers in the area said that though the government has provided some good road networks in the area but that good roads alone are not enough adding that what they need now is security.

Ore pleaded with the governor to help deploy huge security agencies in providing security in the area.

According to the leader of the farmers, both communities have been victims of kidnapping activities in the last six months.

“The communities have are victims of 25 kidnapping cases from different farms located in the area since September 2016 and we have lost over N20billion investment”. Ore stated.

Ore said kidnapping is on the increase in Lagos State and said the government should rise to the occasion and fight it head on collision.

According to the protesters, who claimed to have alerted the highest level of police force in Lagos through their several petitions to the commissioner of police in the state that no action has been taken over their plight.

However, the Special Adviser to the governor on rural development, Kalejaiye Adeboye Paul, received the protesters on behalf of the governor and said the government will put an end to the kidnapping cases in the area and promised to relate their message to the governor.

Source: Leadership

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D’banj backs #EndSARS protesters, says “I know what it means to lose a child”

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Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), better known by his stage name D’banj has said he stands in solidarity with Nigerian youths who are condemning police brutality and raising awareness about the extrajudicial killings carried out by SARS operatives in Nigeria.

The singer who lost his son two years ago said he understands the pain of losing one’s child so he can relate to the pains Nigerians feel about the death of young Nigerians.

He wrote:

I know what it means to be in pain, to lose a child and a loved one, so I know the pain my brothers and sisters are going through and my heart is heavy

I pray God grants us the healing and restoration we so deeply need in our country and that our lights can once again shine
As a Nigerian youth,I try my best to never give up especially when it seems the hardest, so I urge you to do the same.

I stand in solidarity with the Nigerian youth. I stand for restructuring of the Nation system
On that note,we move, we never give up,till we get to the top of the world!
ABUJA ;pls where is the location for the ?? #ReformtheNation #EndSars

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Suspected hoodlums set cars ablaze after clashing with Abuja #EndSARS protesters

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Suspected hoodlums attacked EndSARS protesters and set some vehicles on fire at Kabusa Junction in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja today October 19.

According to a Nigerian man who recorded the video posted online, the cars destroyed belong to car dealers who have showrooms in Apo.

The thugs reportedly stormed the area riding on motorcycles and armed with machetes and other weapons. They attacked the protesters and reportedly went on to set fire to the cars owned by the car dealers.

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Davido Celebrates Son, Ifeanyi Jr As He Clocks One Year Old

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Nigerian singer, David Adeleke best known as Davido is marking his son’s first birthday, Ifeanyi Adeleke Jr. today October 20, 2020.

The singer who had the child a year ago with his fiancee, Chioma Rowland took to social media this morning to shower praises on his son as he blessed the day he came into the world.

Davido and his son, ifeanyi

Davido wrote on Twitter, “Happy birthday to my beloved son DAVID IFEANYI ADEDEJI ADELEKE Jr !!! Today a king was born!! Prince!! May you become more than me in Jesus name! LOVE YOU SON Red heart.”

This is coming amidst the #EndSARs protest, one in which the singer is actively involved in.

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