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Governor Seyi Makinde confirms the killing of #EndSARS protester, Jimoh Isiaka in Oyo

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Governor Seyi Makinde confirms the killing of #EndSARS protester, Jimoh Isiaka in Ogbomosho, Oyo state

Governor Seyi Makinde has confirmed the killing of an EndSARS protester, Jimoh Isiaka, in Ogbomosho, Oyo state today, October 10.

Read his statement reacting to the killing below:

I have received with deep sadness the news of the passing of one of our children, Jimoh Isiaka, who was shot during the ENDSARS protest in Ogbomoso. He later died at Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, earlier today.

Also, at this same protest, Abdulrasaq Olawale, Oluwadamilare Gbolohunmi, and five other persons sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

This situation is highly regrettable. I have contacted the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and other relevant agencies, and investigations into what led to the unfortunate incident are still ongoing. I pray that God grants the parents of Jimoh Isiaka the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.

The ENDSARS protests are a strong indicator of a systemic failure. It is a failure on the part of those who have been constitutionally empowered to protect the citizens. It again calls into question why State Governors are called Chief Security Officers of their state whereas, they do not have the necessary powers to control the police force.

I will be paying a personal visit to the family of Jimoh Isiaka and I promise to pursue the investigations to a logical conclusion.

Peaceful protests are a big part of our democratic process. The right to freedom of speech and assembly are guaranteed by our Constitution, and I will never support any attempt to rob citizens of their fundamental human rights.

I call on all residents of Oyo State to please remain calm. I also call on the Police to allow residents of Oyo State protest peacefully without fear of being assaulted.

Again, I express my deepest sympathies to the family of Jimoh Isiaka, may his soul rest in peace.

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Burna Boy, Stefflon Don Unfollow Each Other On Instagram

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Burna Boy, Stefflon Don Unfollow Each Other On Instagram

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy and his girlfriend. Stefflon Don, have reportedly unfollowed each other on Instagram.

 

Information Nigeria recalls that last year, the self-acclaimed African giant unfollowed everyone on Instagram, leaving only Steff but as it is now, he has unfollowed her too.

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Worst police officers are better than the best criminals: Governor Abdulrazaq

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Worst police officers are better than the best criminals: Governor Abdulrazaq

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdurasaq has stated that the worst policeman is better than the best criminal in Nigeria.

Governor Abdulrahman said this while receiving the three Senators representing the Kwara at the National Assembly who paid him a visit over the destruction of properties in the state.

He stressed that the majority of the officers are patriots who are equally committed to a greater Nigeria, and insisted that the events of the past few weeks especially the #EndSARS protest should not be framed in a way that might leave officers and men of the police demoralized or dejected.

The Kwara state Governor averred that demoralization of the security forces especially the police, might play into the hands of criminals who prefer anarchy to hurt their victims.

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#MadeInLagos: Good Album Is Not Davido’s Thing – Wizkid’s Fan

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#MadeInLagos: Good Album Is Not Davido’s Thing – Wizkid’s Fan

Nigerian music entertainer, Davido has been slammed by a gan of Wizkid over the latter’s newly released album, Made In Lagos.

The fan, a Twitter user @Tee_Classiquem, called out fans of Davido, for putting unnecessary pressure on him.

Omotayo who is also a staunch Wizkid’s fan, wrote that;

“Davido fans are putting unnecessary pressure on him, we all know good album aint Davido’s thing, this is how yah all pushed him last year and made Baba come up with mediocre album of the decade”

This is coming after so many bashing from Davido’s fans over Wizkid’s newly released album titled Made In Lagos.

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