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‘The Illegal Execution of 9 Nigerians in Gambia was ordered by President Yahya Jammeh’ – Femi Falana alleges

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 Femi Falana is alleging that back 2005 former President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, ordered the illegal execution over fifty persons to include 9 Nigerian in his country.

According to a statement on Thursday, the Human Rights lawyer stated that on July 21, 2005, the Gambian Navy seized a boat conveying 58 immigrants. The immigrants consisted of 9 Nigerians, 40 Ghanaians, 3 Senegalese, 3 Sierra Leoneans and 2 Togolese., who were all planning to stowaway to Europe.

Falana continued saying two Ghanaian nationals were released to a Ghanaian Government Delegation, while another Ghanaian escaped but the remaining 55 immigrants were murdered on the orders of the “brutal regime of Mr Yayah Jameh, former President of Gambia”.

”In the investigation conducted by our law firm into the killings, it has been established that the 9 Nigerians involved were travelling with their passports. However, the Nigerian Community in Senegal confirmed the identity of one of the massacred Nigerian immigrants. The details are:-

“Name:    Omozemoje Paul Enagameh

Passport No:           A1548206

Place of Birth:         Lagos

Date of Birth:           9th December 1976”

Mr Falana, while appreciating the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama for helping him with vital information in the investigation, stated that the family members of the 9 Nigerians that were murdered have an opportunity to seek redress in the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission sitting in Gambia.

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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Television Continental popularly known as TVC News is back on air after it was attacked by suspected hoodlums on Wednesday morning.

Recall that the host of popular ladies show ‘Your View’, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, had confirmed during the show on Wednesday that hoodlums had entered the premises of TVC.

The hoodlums had attacked the TV station a few hours after #EndSARS protesters were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers on Tuesday night.

Also Read: End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

There were speculations that the TV station was attacked because of its link to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

Workers of the TV station were rescued by Men of the Police Rapid Response Squad who were in the compound to offer protection.

 

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End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

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#EndSARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has lifted the 24-hour curfew on two major cities in the state following the outbreak of violence when the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums.

Recall that on Tuesday night,  Aba and Umuahia went under curfew in a statement by the Governor.

However, following the return of calm to the affected areas, Ikpeazu directed that the curfew in the State be relaxed to now take effect from 6 pm to 6 am from Sunday, 25th October 2020.

Also Read: Edo govt extends ultimatum for escaped inmates by one week

This was made known by the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu.

The Governor also directed all markets in the State to be reopened during the day, while Market committees should mobilize adequate security teams to watch over the markets at night and during the day.

Governor Ikpeazu further directed all commercial tricycle operators to henceforth vacate the roads during the curfew time of 6 pm-6 am daily.

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#EndSARS: What Obasanjo Told Buhari At Virtual Meeting – Fani-Kayode

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#EndSARS: What Obasanjo Told Buhari At Virtual Meeting - Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has commended ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo for telling President Muhammadu Buhari the truth during a meeting on Friday.

Recall that Buhari had met with former leaders of Nigeria including Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Obasanjo, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan, Gen. Abulsalami Abubakar, and former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday over the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: Lagos Government Relaxes Curfew

Giving details in a tweet on Saturday, Fani-Kayode accused Buhari of telling former leaders that #End SARS protesters were turning violent across the country.

He wrote:

“Glad that OBJ told Buhari the bitter truth at their meeting after he claimed that the protests were turning violent.

“OBJ countered by telling him that the protests were peaceful until sponsored and violent thugs and hoodlums turned on the protesters and started attacking them.”

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