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Unilag Students Protest Against Alleged Illegal Rustication, Detention Of Colleagues

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Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) yesterday staged a peaceful protest at the Lagos State House of Assembly against alleged illegal rustication and detention of their colleagues by the police and university authorities.

The protesters, who chanted different solidarity songs, carried placards with various inscriptions such as: “Nigerian students say no to repression,” “Free our students today,” “We demand the removal of Fatai Owoseni,” “Nigerian students say no to rustication of students’ leaders in Unilag” and “Free Unilag 13, free rusticated Unilag 13.”

The coordinator of the students, Mr. Juwon Sonya-Olu, alleged that the students’ leaders were beaten, arrested and remanded by the police, for protesting against the high-handedness of the school’s management.

Sanya-Olu, who is the Secretary, Save Unilag Coalition, urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to intervene to free them and reinstate those who were rusticated.Addressing the protesters, the Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Seye Oladejo, urged them to present relevant information to the government to enable it to intervene.

Also, the Commissioner for Homes Affairs, Mr. Abdullateef Abdulhakeem promised that the state government’s intervention would bring positive results.

Source: Guardian

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

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End SARS Protest: MC Oluomo visits burnt Makinde Police Station in Oshodi

NURTW chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, on Thursday visited the Makinde Police station which was razed down by hoodlums during the unrest that greeted the infamous end SARS protest.

 

MC Olumo visited the station, inspecting the remains of the station with some of his boys

Recall that the Lagos state government had said that “twenty-nine Divisional Police Stations and 17 Police Posts were razed by hoodlums disguising as protesters. Also, six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured, while 71 police operational vehicles were torched.”

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

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#MadeInLagos: Davido’s Jam Would Swallow That Of Wizkid: Tunde Ednut

Tunde Ednut on Thursday has stated that the newly released Made IN Lagos album by Wizkid cannot garner much attention like that of his counterpart, Davido.

The controversial Instagram blogger, who is an ardent fan of Davido, made this know in a tweet he sent out on Twitter.

Tunde wrote;

”If Davido drops that jam with Nicki Minaj, someone’s album will get swallowed in the process.”

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

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Victor Osimhen gets first red card of his football career

Victor James Osimhen, a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team on Thursday night, October 29, received the first red card of his football career in Napoli’s 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in the Europa League.

The Nigerian striker who joined the Serie A Club from Lille this summer was shown the way out by referee Craig Pawson in the third minute of added time after receiving two yellow cards.

Osimhen who replaced Italian forward Andrea Petagna in the second half, received his first yellow card in the 81st minute before he was given a red card 12 minutes later after elbowing Robin Le Normand while trying to control David Ospina’s goal kick.

Osimhen, 21, is expected to miss Napoli’s trip to Stadion Kantrida to play HNK Rijeka on November 5.

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