#ENDSARS: Ondo Judicial panel to visit attacked premises

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to look into Police Brutality and Other Matters in Ondo State has promised to visit premises of individuals whose properties were destroyed during the #ENDSARS protest. A total of 17 persons including organisations have filed petition seeking compensation for their destroyed properties. Chairman of the panel, Justice Adesola... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu gifts slain policemen’s families N60m

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, gave N60m to the families of policemen killed during the #EndSARS protest that rocked the state in October. At a meeting today, the governor presented a cheque of N10m each to the families of the late ASP Yaro Edward, Insp Ayodeji Erinfolami, Insp Aderibigbe Adegbenro, Insp Samsom Ehibor,... Continue Reading →

End SARS: AGF Malami asked to resign over Lekki shooting

A social activist, Jumu’ah Abiodun, has asked the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to resign for “misleading the world” after Lekki shooting during the End SARS protest. Soldiers opened fire the night of October 20 as demonstrators in Lagos called for an end to police brutality. In his reaction, Malami said hoodlums... Continue Reading →

Analysis of CCTV footage from Lekki toll gate raises new questions about shooting

(CNN)It was supposed to be the key piece of evidence. But when it came, the Lagos State government's security camera footage of the Lekki toll gate shooting did not capture everything. The footage from the security camera overlooking the toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria was played during Saturday's session of an eight-person judicial panel set up to investigate police... Continue Reading →

Two suspects arrested for eating roasted police officers’ flesh

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested suspects allegedly linked with the roasting and eating of the flesh of police officers burnt in Ibadan during End SARS protest. Police Spokesman at the Oyo State Command, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, made this known in Ibadan in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Fadeyi added... Continue Reading →

End SARS: CNN threatened over investigative report on Lekki toll gate

The United Kingdom chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group, NDMG, has faulted the investigative report by the Cable News Network, CNN, on the Lekki toll gate shooting. NDMG threatened a legal action against CNN to curtail the platform’s propaganda in Nigeria if it fails to retract the report. The group said CNN was... Continue Reading →

FG: Yellow fever responsible for ‘strange deaths’ in states

The federal government has attributed recent ‘strange deaths’ in some states of the federation, including Delta and Enugu, to an outbreak of yellow fever. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, gave the clarification on Wednesday while addressing State House Correspondents after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, which was presided over by President... Continue Reading →

PDP asks Emefiele to resign over economic woes

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the resignation of the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, over Nigeria’s growing economic woes. This was contained in a statement titled, ‘Economy in Shambles: PDP Asks CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele To Resign’, signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, on Tuesday. He noted... Continue Reading →

Armed Policemen Block Road Leading To African Shrine Over Planned #EndSARS Meeting

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force have blocked the road leading to African Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, in a bid to prevent a meeting on #EndSARS protest from taking place. The meeting, which was organised by Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday at the African... Continue Reading →

Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters’ Bank Accounts, Galadima Tells Buhari

member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress and former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Buba Galadima, has condemned the freezing of bank accounts of #EndSARS promoters. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public... Continue Reading →

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