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One Feared Dead As #EndSARS Protest Turns Violent In Surulere, Popular Nigerian Singer, Oxlade, Injured (Photos)

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Protest against police brutality, extortion and extra-judicial killings turned violent in the Surulere area of Lagos State today.

It was gathered that police officers shot indiscriminately to disperse the protesters.

In the process, two of the protesters were reportedly hit by gunshots.

One of those hit by the gunshot has been reported dead.

The protesters had since shared pictures and videos of the victims on social media.

However, efforts to reach the Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, proved abortive.

He also did not respond to a text message forwarded to him by newsmen.

In the videos that surfaced online, the protesters were seen scampering to safety.

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#EndSARS: Ijebu Ode Protesters Kill And Roast Cow At Protest Ground (Photos)

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The #EndSARS protest in Ijebu Ode took a different turn after protesters killed and roasted a cow at protest ground.

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The photos were shared on social media.

David Olaiya Shola while sharing the photo wrote:

“Ijebu ode protest 😃😃😀

What a peaceful protest”

The incident took place on Sunday. The meat was shared to protesters who were present.

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JUST IN: Four Dead As Three Storey Building Collapses In Lagos Island

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Four yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives today when a three-storey building collapsed in the Obalende area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.

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It was gathered that eight other persons were injured.

The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident.

He noted that the affected three-storey building located at 62, Odo Street, Obalende, Lagos Island, was under construction when it collapsed.

He said, “Upon arrival at the incident scene, a three-storey building under construction was discovered to have self-collapsed.

The cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained, but efforts are presently ongoing by LASEMA and other responders towards salvaging the situation.

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JUST IN: IGP Finally Disbands SARS Nationwide

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the disbandment of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.

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He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands.

Adamu announced this in a live broadcast this Sunday afternoon.

The announcement came after days of online and offline protests against the brutality and extra-judicial killings by SARS operatives nationwide.

At the briefing, the IGP said, “The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force otherwise known as SARS is hereby dissolved in all the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory.”

The briefing was immediately followed by a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba.

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