Despite warning from security operatives who had told the organizers of the June 12 protests to suspend their planned demonstrations, reports gathered showed that the protests still went ahead in some states of the federation. The protest which was aimed at expressing of displeasure against the state of the nation, particularly in regards to the escalating insecurity situation and economic downturn, was attended by some prominent activists and youths in the state where it was held.
For refusing to heed the ban order imposed on commercial motorcycles from plying the road in Kubwa, a community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, no fewer than 115 commercial motorcycles popularly known as okada were in the afternoon of Monday, June 7, seized from their riders.
On Koo, a freshly launched app in Nigeria, the Kaduna State Government has rejected an account posing as Malam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai. Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, a Nigerian politician, was born on February 16, 1960, and has served as Governor of Kaduna State since 2015.
Nine internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys were on Tuesday, June 8, arrested at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, while substances suspected to be Indian hemp and other drugs were found with them during the arrest. The nine young men, whose names were given as Teddy Agbam, Abdullahi Abdulsamad, Abdullahi Abdulrasheed, Ehije Miracle Julious, John Amajeh Stephen, Okorie Kalu Udo, Abrebor Promise, Abdulazeez Amin and Habib Abdulateef, were arrested at Gwagwalada New Layout area of the FCT.
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Nigeria’s Total Debt Hits N33.1tn Photo Credits: Punch Newspaper Nigeria’s total debt stock rose by N191bn in the first quarter of this year, according the figures released by the Debt Management Office on Wednesday. The DMIO said the debt stock rose to N33.107tn as of the end of March 2021 from N32.916tn in December 2020.
Nigeria is a country with 36 states and a Federal Territories (FCT). Each state is led by a Governor who is chosen for a four-year term by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is controlled by a Minister chosen by the president.
Popular convener of the Revolution Now Movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore, has narrated his ordeal about how he was shot by a policeman during a rally in Abuja on Monday. Speaking after his discharge from the hospital, Sowore made it known that the police lied that no one was shot at the rally.
Police Speak On Sowore's Shooting The Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Police Command, on Monday, debunked a viral report that Ex-presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore was shot by a police officer at Unity Fountain, Abuja. In a statement made available to the press on Monday by Spokesperson of the Command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, the report was False.
Stephen Akinola is a popular Nigerian preacher, he is the lead pastor and General overseer of the Redemption Ministries Worldwide. Stephen Akinola was reported dead a few hours ago, according to reports, Pastor Stephen Akina was proclaimed dead in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, 2021, in a hospital in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
On May 31st 2020, nigerians stormed the streets of Abuja (Federal Capital Territory), Osun, Lagos and Edo states to protest against poor governance, insecurity, unemployment and poverty in the country. Civil rights activists, youths and members of the society carried placards with inscriptions such as; “President Buhari speak up”, “Stop Injustice", “No to Poverty and Unemployment".
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), police command has dismissed claims that one of its officers shot a tear gas canister at a former Presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore on Monday 31, May, in Abuja. Sowore claimed earlier on his Twitter handle that he had just been injured by a tear gas canister during a protest against insecurity in the country, at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.
Here is a video showing the moment Omoyele Sowore was rushed to a hospital in Abuja after he was allegedly shot at by the police. According to reports, the founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, was reportedly shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police, while protesting at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.
Hours after he was reportedly shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police, Omoyele Sowore, has been discharged from Abuja hospital and currently at home. In a couple of pictures posted on social media, Sowore could be seen with his friends and well-wishers. Earlier today, it was reported that the Sahara Reporters founder and activist while protesting at Unity Fountain Abuja, was shot tear gas canister.
Protesters filled streets of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja, Lagos, Osun and Edo states due to the outrageous increase of insecurity in Nigeria. The protesters which include students, farmers, civil servants, rights activists, civil society organisations (CSOs), labour unionists, youth bodies and other members of the society.
It was earlier started by the media, as well as some prominent social media users that human rights activist and politician, Omoyele Sowore was shot at while protesting at the Unity Fountain In Abuja. The activist and leader of the Revolution Now movement were said to have been shot whilst protesting against the insecurity in the country.
It is alarming, the rate at which insecurity has escalated in our society today. Another prominent Nigerian had been shot again, this time around in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to Premium Times, Mr. Omoyele Sowore was shot at in Abuja by a female Police officer when he showed up for a protest at Unity Fountain.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has debunked the news that claimed their officer shot Omoyele Sowore. Recall that few hours ago, several news websites in the country reported that Omoyele Sowore was shot by Police during a protest in a Abuja. In a statement issued by Mariam Yusuf who is the spokesperson of Abuja Police Command, the Police denied that any of their officer shot Omoyele Sowore, the statement reads " The FCT Police Command wishes to debunk the viral news which claimed that Omoyele Sowore was shot by an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Abuja, the protesters were resisted by Police Officers in order to prevent them from causing breakdown of law and order ".
The Nigerian Police Force has refuted the claim that Sowore, a socio political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. The police made this clarification today. According to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command, the claim was false unfounded and fake and as such should be dismissed.
Popular Political activist and the presidential candidate of the Action Alliance(AA) in the 2019 presidential election, Mr Omoyele Sowore was rushed to the hospital after he sustained an injury from the teargas that was fired at him today at Unity Fountain Abuja during a peaceful protest done to express displeasure over the security challenges facing the nation.