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AllNews Wrap-Up: Latest Nigeria News Headlines For Today, Wed, Oct 21st, 2020

AllNews Nigeria brings you the latest Nigeria news headlines compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper stories online for today, Wednesday, October 21st, 2020.

1. Lekki Massacre: Adeboye Condemns Attack, Begs Youths To Avoid Confrontation With Military

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye has condemned the Tuesday night attack and killing of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki.

Condemning the attack in a statement on Wednesday, Adeboye who pleaded with the youths to avoid confrontations with men of the Nigerian Army also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to thoroughly investigate the tragic event. Read more here.

2. Lekki Shooting: 'Pro-Biafra Group Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Of IPOB Has Been Vindicated' - Counsel

As Nigerians are yet to get over the shocking Lekki Shooting which happened on Tuesday evening, Aloy Ejimakor the Special Counsel to Biafra political activist, Nnamdi Kanu and the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has seemingly asserted that the outspoken leader of the separatist organization has been "over-vindicated", AllNews reports.

Ejimakor aired his opinion via his known Twitter handle on Wednesday. Read more here.

3. TVC: Lady Of Your View Provides Update On Safety After Mob Attack On Station

One of the ladies of Your View On TVC, Tope Mark Odigie has disclosed that the cast of the popular television programme, is safe.

AllNews recalls that a mob had on Wednesday morning attacked TVC Headquarters in Lagos, setting ablaze some properties belonging to staff and the establishment. Read more here.

4. Lekki Massacre: 'We Cannot Accept This Gruesome Execution' Rep Members Say As They Ask Buhari To Prosecute Culprit Soldiers

The Minority caucus of the House of Representatives has said that it will not accept the gruesome execution of young Nigerians by men of the Nigerian army.

Strongly condemning the killing of Nigerian youths during the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki on Tuesday evening, Ndudi Elumelu the minority leader of the House of Representatives in a statement on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the arrest and the prosecution of the soldiers that attacked the peaceful protesters. Read more here.

5. Lekki Massacre: No Death Recorded At Lekki Shootings- Sanwo-Olu

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has claimed that no death was recorded during the attack on peaceful protesters in the Lekki axis of the state.

Sanwo-Olu who debunked news of different figures of death making round social media during a live broadcast on Wednesday morning said that while some protesters were injured, there was no death recorded during the protest. Read more here.

6. Lekki Massacre: PDP Asks ICC To Bring Those Responsible For Protesters Killings To Book

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to bring those responsible for the killings of the #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki toll gates to book.

Making this call in a statement by its Kola Ologbodiyan it's National Publicity Secretary on Tuesday, PDP condemned in strong terms the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country. Read more here.

7. TVC Communications Under Attack (VIDEO)

‘Hoodlums’ have reportedly invaded Television Continental, (TVC) and attacking their people.

According to a resident who spoke with AllNews, the hoodlums came in two busses holding a jerry can and cutlasses and currently set some parts ablaze. Read more here.

8. Lekki Genocide: Father Mbaka Breaks Silence On #LekkiMassacre

Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria has reacted to the ongoing #EndSARS protest and Lekki massacre. 

Mbaka in a video stated that the current state of Nigerian youths is unbearable and intolerable. He also absolved the Buhari-led administration of any blame by saying that the chaos in the country started before him. Read more here.

9. I Have No Kobo Investment In Lekki Toll Gate - Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, said that he will never be involved in "any carnage", adding that he has no investment in the Lekki toll gate.

This is coming on the heels of reports that #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate were shot at by security operatives. Read more here.

10. Hours After Lekki Shooting Incident In Nigeria, President Buhari Yet To Speak

Hours after the Lekki Toll Gate shooting which has sent shockwaves through the entire Nigeria, President of the country, Muhammadu Buhari is yet to speak on the controversial matter.

AllNews reports that witnesses said the shooting by security agents began at about 7 p.m on Tuesday, and observers claim about 20 lives of peaceful protesters were cut short, with others injured. Read more here.

These are the latest  Nigerian newspaper headlines this evening. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.

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