Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has just been rushed to the hospital after being shot by the police moments ago during a protest to demand an end to insecurity in the country.
Sowore was shot in the right side of the stomach towards the hip by gun-wielding policemen drafted to the Unity Fountain.
The police who had already been stationed at the fountain before the arrival of the activist and other protesters opened fire on the unarmed protesters.
Many people also sustained varying degrees of injury during the incident.
He has been rushed to an undisclosed hospital.
MultiChoice Nigeria, the organizers of Africa’s biggest reality show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), have announced that the BBNaija LockDown Reunion Show will begin Thursday, June 17, 2021.
The BBNaija Reunion Show is done as part of preparations for the commencement of another season of the reality show, and fans will once again get to see their favourite ‘Lockdown geng’ on their DStv and GOtv screens.
As the sixth season gets set to take the center stage later in the year, the Reunion Show promises to be filled with drama as all 20 of the Lockdown housemates meet once again and get the opportunity to clear the air and express their real feelings towards each other. The show will be hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and will revisit some of the highlights and memorable moments from the...
Zinedine Zidane has broken his silence on why he chose to leave Real Madrid, explaining what hurt him the most about his second spell in charge.
The 48-year-old returned to the Santiago Bernabeu only 10 months after walking away in 2018.
Zidane then led Los Blancos to a 2019/20 LaLiga title.
He, however, left Madrid again after failing to win a trophy in the 2020/2021 campaign.
In an open letter to Real fans, Zidane claimed he had stepped down because he feels president Florentino Perez has lost faith in him.
“In May 2018 I left because after two and a half years, with so many victories and so many trophies, I felt the team needed a new...
Former representative of Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has pleaded with youths in northern Nigeria against avenging the death of the late All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Ahmed Gulak, who was killed on Sunday.
It was reported that Gulak was murdered by some gunmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on his way to catch his flight at the Sam Mbakwe Airport.
In a statement on Monday morning, he condemned the action of the gunmen and said it was an attempt to cause an inter-tribal conflict.
He said that the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra had dissociated themselves from the murder and showed that it was a purely criminal action.
He, therefore, pleaded with his kinsmen in...