A STATEMENT ON THE LEKKI MASSACRE

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Press Release For immediate release, TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2020, 7.00 PM THE FATHERLAND GROUP https://youtu.be/tBKAVVhhgcE STATEMENT ON THE LEKKI MASSACRE On Friday 16th October, 2020, the Fatherland Group issued a statement on the ENDSARS protests, then taking place in many parts of the country, in which we called for the removal from office of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, as a necessary first step to rebuilding public confidence in the Nigerian Police Force. This simple step was not taken and the protests continued. We believe that had our call been heeded, the massacre, which occurred exactly a week to this day, would most likely not have occurred. The protests had all the while been peaceful, with disciplined organization and a noticeably high level of female participation. That was until a violent streak was introduced when sponsored agents began to attack the peaceful…

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A STATEMENT ON THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS IN NIGERIA

Press Release For immediate release, THURSDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2020 THE FATHERLAND GROUP STATEMENT ON THE #ENDSARS PROTESTS IN NIGERIA On 1st October 2020, Nigeria marked the 60th anniversary of its grant of Independence from British colonial rule. In his celebratory speech, the President, General Muhammadu Buhari, said amongst other things: “As a government, we remain committed to our constitutional oath of securing the lives and properties of the citizenry. I, however, call on the citizenry to also support government by providing the necessary community level intelligence in addressing these challenges”.Two days later, on 3rd of October 2020, officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) murdered a 20 year old singer, Daniel Chibuike Ikeaguchi, popularly known as Sleek. In another outrage, Ifeoma Abugu, a 20 year old lady, who had just graduated and was performing her mandatory National Youth Service, was arrested in place of…

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THE FATHERLAND MAGAZINE – OCTOBER 2020 EDITION

Welcome to the October 2020 edition of The Fatherland, a magazine which speaks to the past, the present and the future of the people of Nigeria, and of those removed. To access The Fatherland Magazine, please choose from the following 2 options: Option 1 (For an Online Experience): Please click this option to read online at flipsnack’s website. https://www.flipsnack.com/thefatherlandgroup/the-fatherland-magazine-issue-2.html Option 2 (For Offline Reading): Please choose this option to download a PDF version of the magazine from the FATHERLAND.org (secure) website: Click here:https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.170/60u.b1c.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/The-Fatherland.pdf

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