This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 21st, October 2020.
Stop Killing Young #EndSARS Protesters- Hillary Clinton Warns Buhari, Soldiers
A former Presidential candidate in the United States, Hillary Clinton, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria.
Naija News reports that Mrs. Clinton, a former United States Secretary of State, a senator, and former First Lady of the United States made this call on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Tuesday night in reaction to the killings of peaceful protesters in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city.
#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Opens Up On Shootings At Lekki Toll Gate
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has broken his silence on the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by security operatives at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday.
The Governor in a statement issued on his behalf by Gbenga Omotoso, the state commissioner for information and strategy, said his administration didn’t authorize the shooting of protesters, adding that he had earlier told security operatives not to arrest anyone.
#EndSARS: Primate Ayodele Reveals Three Things That Will Happen In Nigeria
Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has condemned the curfew imposed on some states in Nigeria due to the protest against police brutality in the country.
The cleric in a statement released on Tuesday noted that President Muhammadu Buhari and governors have failed Nigerians in their approach towards the protest.
#EndSARS: Army Breaks Silence On Shooting Protesters At Lekki
Nigerian Army has debunked reports of its personnels involved in the shooting of protesters at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday.
This is coming few hours after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared 24 hours curfew in the state.
#LekkiMassacre: Buhari Needs To Go To Jail For Killing Protesters – Imam Of Peace
According to the controversial Muslim cleric in a post on his microblogging site account on the early hour of Wednesday, October 21, President Buhari deserves to go to jail over the killings of citizens who were only expressing their dissatisfaction with Police brutality in the country.