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Eid-el-Maulud: Erring policemen, looters’ll face the law, Buhari vows

Buhari warns against violent protests, commends army for restoring law, order

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Abuja warned that any act of hooliganism hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively to ensure peace and stability in the country. Virtually declaring open the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020, President Buhari commended the Nigerian Armed Forces for their efforts at swiftly restoring
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Thousands in Moldova call for government’s resignation

Thousands of protesters rallied in the Moldovan capital Sunday to demand the government’s resignation and snap parliamentary elections. Moldova last month elected pro-European Maia Sandu to the presidency, earning her a surprise victory over pro-Russian incumbent Igor Dodon. But Moldovan lawmakers this week passed a bill transferring control of the country’s intelligence agency from the
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A people united can never be defeated

By Owei Lakemfa Twenty-twenty is the Year of the Pandemic and Protests; the year of major elections and political upheavals. In October 2020 alone, street protests swept through many countries, making landfalls, with some leaders swept away. The latest is President Sooronbay Jeenbekov of Kyrgyzstan who had claimed victory in parliamentary elections. But the people disagreed
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4 major protests across Africa: #EndSARS, #ZimbabweanLivesMatter, #ShutItAllDown, #CongoIsBleeding

In the past few months, there have been outcries in some African countries for justice. Youths in countries like Nigeria, Congo, Zimbabwe, Namibia have been on the streets calling for better governance, an end to brutality, rape, genocide, exploitation and oppression. Here are four major protests across Africa and why #EndSARS: The EndSARS protests in
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As lockdown eases, Israelis again gather against Netanyahu

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, resuming the weekly protest against the Israeli leader after emergency restrictions imposed as part of a coronavirus lockdown were lifted. The protests were curtailed last month after Israel imposed new lockdown measures in response to a new virus outbreak.
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How SARS killed, seized my brother's corpse, woman tells Abuja panel

What to know about Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests

The ENDSARS protests against police violence show no sign of stopping as thousands continue to take to the streets despite announcements of reforms by the federal government. The demonstrations erupted this month and were initially focused on abolishing the federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), accused of unlawful detention, extortion and extra-judicial killings. But after the
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Buhari’s unhelpful spokespersons

Hoodlums hijack #EndSARS protests in Lagos

By Bose Adelaja Thousands of protesters who defied the Wednesday downpour to join the nationwide #EndDARS Protests in Alausa, Ikeja area of Lagos were taken aback as some hoodlums hijacked the protests to attack the protesters and road users. The protests against the excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and reform of the Nigerian
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