Lagos panel lacks power to sanction Nigerian Army for shooting of #EndSARS protesters – Legal team

The legal team representing the Nigerian Army said on Monday, the Lagos State judicial panel of inquiry lacked the powers to impose sanctions or punish any soldier found guilty for shooting #EndSARS protesters last month. The leader of the team, Kehinde Akinlolu (SAN), stated this when he presented a seven-page report to the Chief of... Continue Reading →

I was forced to remove my bra, says lady who took video of police shooting protesters

Twenty seven-year-old Felicia Okpara, one of the ladies seen on a video that went viral being dragged into Barracks Police station on Friday narrated her ordeal before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) related Abuses and other Matters. Led by her lawyer, Ridwan Oke, she... Continue Reading →

EndSars promoters FeministCO website inaccessible without VPN in Nigeria

The website of Feminist Coalition, one of the leading supporters of the #EndSARS campaign, is currently inaccessible in Nigeria. “The FemCo website is currently inaccessible in Nigeria except through a VPN,” a member of the coalition Modupe Odele tweeted on Thursday. “All the writings on the wall are clear so it is important that everyone... Continue Reading →

Adesina knocks UK Lawmaker over allegation against Gowon

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has condemned an allegation leveled against a former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon by a UK lawmaker. This news platform earlier reported that Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat on Monday alleged that the former Nigerian leader stole half of Nigeria’s Central Bank and kept the... 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 →

Nigerian Army’s account of its involvement in Lekki shooting is as straight as Bob Risky – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday mocked the Nigerian Army for giving different accounts of its involvement in the October 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of Lagos. The army had given various accounts of its involvement in the incident that sparked global outrage last month. The... Continue Reading →

Soldiers went to Lekki toll gate with both live and blank bullets – General

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, has explained that Phase Four of the military internal security operation, which was deployed in the Lekki toll gate on the night of October 20, involved the use of both live and blank ammunition. Taiwo said a portion of the troops... Continue Reading →

Army general indicts Buratai over shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki

More revelations have continued to emerge over the events that led to shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos on Tuesday October 20, 2020. Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, has fingered the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, as the person... Continue Reading →

I have also been a victim of police brutality –Wizkid

Popular Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, also known as Wizkid, has come out to say he had also been a victim of police brutality in the past and that was the reason he gave his backing to #EndSARS protesters who demonstrated against the Nigeria Police Force in October. Wizkid bared his mind on Capital Xtra’s The Norte... Continue Reading →

Anambra Judicial Panel Youth Members Raise Alarm Over Freezing Of Bank Accounts Of #EndSARS Protesters

Youth representatives at the Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Extra-judicial Killing and other Related Matters have condemned the freezing of bank accounts of #EndSARS protesters and other forms of intimidation by the police and Nigerian Government agents. Recall that the Central Bank of Nigeria had obtained an ex parte order to... Continue Reading →

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