‘I Am Healed,’ Alaafin Of Oyo’s Wife Opens Up On Battles In 2020

Badirat Ajoke aka Queen Ola, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III says she is grateful for healing after fighting many battles in 2020. In a birthday message she penned for herself on November 3, Ajoke said she been betrayed, depressed and dealt with emotional trauma in the same year. Stating that not all that glitters is gold, she said the battle only prepared her for better things than those she left. She wrote “It’s my Birthday. Let me Blow your mind, This Year, I…

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Lagos Task Force arrested journalist, and then he turned up dead

The journalist died after he was arrested while he was on official assignment. Lagos-based Gboah TV has confirmed that its staff, Pelumi Onifade, died after he was arrested by the Lagos State Task Force. Onifade was on official assignment at the Ministry of Agriculture, Abattoir, in the Agege area of Lagos on October 24, 2020 when he was arrested. Details surrounding the undergraduate’s death have remained sketchy, but he was confirmed by eyewitnesses to have been alive when he was taken away by the security operatives. The task force had…

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International Criminal Court commences investigation into Lekki shooting

The ICC will be investigating whether crimes against humanity were committed by state actors in Nigeria. The International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague will be conducting a preliminary examination into the recent #EndSARS protests in Nigeria and the shooting of unarmed, peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll on October 20, 2020. The office of the ICC prosecutor told the BBC that it has received information on alleged crimes against humanity in Nigeria. The Lekki shooting of protesters calling for police reforms sparked national and international outrage, with some sections of civil society alleging…

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