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Demonstrators stand in front of a riot police vehicle during a protest against the Chilean government in front of La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago on November 26, 2019. – Furious Chileans have since October 18 been protesting social and economic inequality, and against an entrenched political elite that comes from a small number of the wealthiest families in the country, among other issues. (Photo by CLAUDIO REYES / AFP)

Protesters clash with police as Chile unrest enters 50th day

Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile’s capital Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country’s worst civil unrest in decades.

Border closure: Goods worth N4 billion seized, 296 illegal migrants arrested

An end to the issues leading to the closure of the country’s land borders seems to be far from over, as the Federal Government said nothing much has been done by the two major neighbouring countries.
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Nasarawa guber: Police tightens security ahead of tribunal judgement

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it had beefed up security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the judgment of the governorship election petition tribunal slated for Saturday.

Niger councils poll: Police warn against provocative campaign, violence

The Police in Niger State on Monday warned political parties and their candidates against provocative campaigns, violence and acts capable of breaching the peace in the state.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes questions from young people aged 9-14 during an event inside 10 Downing Street in London on August 30, 2019 ahead of an education announcement. – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on August 30 warned any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do “lasting damage” to public trust in politics. (Photo by JEREMY SELWYN / POOL / AFP)

Britons set to protest against Boris Johnson’s Brexit move

Demonstrations are expected across Britain on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament in the final weeks before Brexit.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
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Treason: Police warn against planned revolution

The Police say the call by the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria, inciting Nigerians to join a planned revolution march against the Federal Government is a treasonable and terrorism offense.
Moscow, Russia - More than 1,000 people, including opposition leaders and city council election candidates, were arrested on Saturday as police cracked down on an unsanctioned demonstration for fair elections.

Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

More than 1,000 people, including opposition leaders and city council election candidates, were arrested on Saturday as police cracked down on an unsanctioned demonstration for fair elections.
Benin police killed two protesters Saturday while trying to break up a demonstration by people who have erected barricades and blockaded the national road since Tuesday, the city’s mayor told AFP.

Benin police open fire on protesters, kill two

Benin police killed two protesters Saturday while trying to break up a demonstration by people who have erected barricades and blockaded the national road since Tuesday, the city’s mayor told AFP.

Kano police restate ban on rallies

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that the ban on all forms of rallies, processions, demonstration or assembly in the state was still in force.

Police suspend rally, demonstration, assembly in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.
People in Sudan have been protesting since December demanding the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir [Anadolu]

Sudan security forces ‘fire tear gas’ at protesters in Khartoum

Security forces in Sudan fired tear gas at protestors in an attempt to break up a demonstration in front of the defence ministry in central Khartoum, witnesses said on Monday.

Police: We won’t tolerate violence and intimidation by politicians, supporters

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has declared that the Police will not tolerate any form of political thuggery, intimidation, demonstration of violent conducts by politicians or their supporters.
Turkish police officers arrest protesters, gathered in support of workers that were arrested earlier for protesting over labour conditions at Istanbul's new airport, in Istanbul, on September 15, 2018.A trade union leader says police have rounded up more than 500 construction workers after they staged a protest at the new airport denouncing poor working conditions / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

160 workers freed after Istanbul airport protest

Turkey has freed 160 workers out of almost 600 who were arrested following a protest over work-related deaths and poor conditions at the construction site for Istanbul's third airport.

Ekiti guber: APC elders appeals to Segun Oni to withdraw suit against Governor-elect Fayemi

The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders’ Forum has appealed to former Governor Segun Oni to withdraw the suit challenging the eligibility of the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, for the July 14 governorship election.
Protesters put set a bonfire on a street to demand the release of the Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi known as Bobi Wine who was recently arrested for treason and possession of firearms in Kampala, Uganda, on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

One killed, five injured as police disperse protesters in Uganda

One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used tear gas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy.

The APC ship is sinking…

When we wrote much earlier that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party was a coalition of strange bedfellows and a one-chance special purpose vehicle to get rid of President Goodluck Jonathan by all and any means possible, we were accused of sour grapes.

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Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Governors plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole with Abdulaziz Yari

Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.