French President, Emmanuel Macron, is going to visit Fela Shrine next week, as he prepares to open the new-look Alliance Francaise facility in Lagos.
Emmanuel Macron is expected to touch down in Abuja on Tuesday and head to Lagos after a brief visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Villa.
According to reports, the French President would be hosted at the Shrine by Trace Tv. The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, will also be on hand to guide the visiting president and will use the occasion to promote Tourism in the state.
President Macron is expected to open the magnificent Alliance Francais building, which is located in Ikoyi on the next day after his visit to the Afrika Shrine.
On his visit to the Africa Shrine, Macron is going to soak-in Afrobeat music, which was specially created by the legendary Fela Ransome-Kuti, a radical artiste who fought against injustice and executive recklessness through his addictive brand of music.
His sons, Femi and Seun have been able to sustain the popularity of the genre and President Macron will certainly have fun at the African Shrine.
#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani
This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.
Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.
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The protesters are not here to cause chaos but to end it.#EndSARS
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) October 19, 2020
BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road
#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.
The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.
Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.
The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.
Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.
The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.
BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat
The demand for widespread police reforms by #EndSARS protesters enters its 12th day and it doesn’t seem as if the protesting youths are backing out soon.
On Monday morning, the protesters stormed the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa and prevented workers from gaining access to the premises.
They blocked all the entrance to the Secretariat and motorists and pedestrians were turned back from coming out and going into the premises.
The Governor’s road had remained one of the major venues where the protesters gather every day with some even sleeping overnight to continue the protest the next day.
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