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NBC Summons Channels TV Reporters Over Interview With Ortom

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Chamberlain Usor and Kayode Okikiolu.

Unrelenting in its condemnation of Channels TV for conducting what it considered an inciting interview with Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, the National Broadcasting Commission ( NBC) has summoned two reporters of the organization.

The reporters are Chamberlain Usor and Kayode Okikiolu.

This came hours after the broadcast station on Thursday was queried for granting an interview to Ortom.

The NBC said it queried Channels Tv due to “inciting, divisive and unfair comments” made by Governor Ortom during a programme, ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Tuesday.

Governor Ortom had during the interview, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s way of handling insecurity in the country was disappointing.

READ ALSO: NBC Queries Channels TV Over Inciting Interview With Ortom

He also alleged that Buhari’s agenda regarding cattle ranching was to “fulanize Nigeria, but he is not the first Fulani president.”

Confirming the incident, a source at Channels Tv disclosed that the presenters were on their way to Abuja to honour an invitation by the NBC.

He said :”They were invited because of the interview with Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. ”

 

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Police Teargas EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Tollgate

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Police Teargas EndSARS protesters At Lekki Tollgate

Some EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos State, were teargassed by the police on Wednesday.

The protesters, who gathered for the EndSARS memorial protest at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos State, were dispersed by men of the police force.

The demonstrators had gathered to call for justice for protesters who were allegedly shot dead on October 20, 2020

The EndSARS protests which were held in October 2020 were against the activities of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigeria Police Force accused of brutality.

READ ALSO: Pro-Buhari Protesters Say Nobody Died At Lekki Tollgate

However, on Wednesday the peaceful protest was disrupted by police officers who fired teargas at the youths.
The protesters scampered for safety as they chanted “EndSARS”.

 

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Pro-Buhari Protesters Say Nobody Died At Lekki Tollgate

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Pro-Buhari Protesters Say Nobody Died At Lekki Tollgate

Protesters loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday converged on the Unity Fountain in Abuja, saying “nobody died at Lekki tollgate” in Lagos.

The protesters who were conveyed to the venue on a bus, held up placards stating,”#EndSarsProtest; Lekki shooting was a hoax”, and ”Nobody died at Lekki tollgate”.

On October 20, 2020, soldiers reportedly opened fire on protesters campaigning against police brutality at Lekki tollgate.

READ ALSO: No Massacre Of Lekki Protesters In 2020 – Mohammed

While some reports, including civil society groups say some protesters were killed in the attack, the federal government has disputed this account.

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Wednesday described the Lekki incident as a ”phantom massacre”.

Nigerians poured into the streets in Lagos, Abuja and other places on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest.

 

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No Massacre Of Lekki Protesters In 2020 – Mohammed

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No Massacre Of Lekki Protesters In 20220 - Mohammed

A year after the EndSARS protest, Information Minister Lai Mohammed has insisted that there was no massacre of Nigerians at Lekki where the event held last year.

READ ALSO: Police Arrest Two At Lekki Tollgate As EndSARS Procession Holds

During a news conference in Abuja, Mohammed said that most of the claims of killings were false and misleading as most of those who made the claims of losing people were yet to show up and give evidence a year after such allegations.

 

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