Lekki Protester Shot By Army Now Bedridden, Needs Urgent Care

Theophilus Irogbo, a survivor of the shooting at the peaceful #EndSARS protest held at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State, has cried out to the public for financial assistance over gunshot injuries he sustained on the leg. Hours before the curfew was scheduled to begin, soldiers had stormed the Lekki toll gate on the... Continue Reading →

Lekki shootings: CNN shuns Lagos Panel, says it has been excused

Cable News Network (CNN), Inc. has declined to make its team of reporters available to the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution of Victims of SARS Related Abuses and the Lekki Toll Gate shootings. It objected to a Witness Summons by the panel requiring the reporters to appear before it Saturday, December 12, 2020,... Continue Reading →

Black Lives Matter co-founder, others write open letter to Buhari over EndSARS protest

A group of activists and celebrities have demanded that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should hold police officers accused of shooting EndSARS protesters accountable. The activists, in an open letter to Buhari, also asked the Nigerian government to release jailed protesters, lift a ban on protests and allow an independent human rights monitor investigation into “the... Continue Reading →

Again, Police Threaten Showdown As Nigerians Vow To Resume #ENDSARS Protest Monday

The Lagos State Police Command has said security agencies will not fold their arms as youths plan fresh protests against police brutality and extortion. This was contained in a  statement on Sunday by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, titled ‘No room for violent protest, gathering in Lagos’. The statement was issued after... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS Protest Resumes In Lagos As Old Women, Others Carry Placards

The EndSARS protest, which gripped the country for about two weeks in October, resumed in Lagos State on Thursday with protesters marching by Tejuosho Road in the Yaba area of the state. Old women and some young men brandished various placards in the area, defying the scorching heat to march for almost two hours. They... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram ‘badly degraded,’ carrying out ‘cowardly attacks’ – Lai Mohammed

That Boko Haram is going after soft targets is a sign of weakness and desperation on their part, especially after they have suffered huge setbacks in the hands of the military in recent times. Nigeria’s minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has insisted that the terror group, Boko Haram, are now resorting to attacks on “soft... Continue Reading →

CBN tells court not to unfreeze accounts of #EndSARS campaigners

The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), has insisted that the frozen accounts of #EndSARS campaigners on the orders of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, must remain as it continues to investigate allegations of terrorism financing. The apex bank had approached the court on Tuesday, December 1, with a counter-affidavit in... Continue Reading →

UK parliament favors sanctions for Nigeria in the wake of #EndSARS deaths

The parliament in the United Kingdom has voted for its government to begin consideration of sanctions to be brought against Nigerian officials involved in the use of deadly force against protesters decrying police brutality in October. A petition signed by more than 220,000 people brought a motion before the house for a non-binding vote. State and federal... Continue Reading →

EndSARS: Seun Kuti Revives Fela’s Political Party, Demands Improved Governance From President Buhari

Seun, one of the sons of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has announced the revival of his father’s political party, the Movement of the People. He disclosed this while addressing journalists on Tuesday at the Kalakuta Museum in Ikeja, Lagos. He said the party was re-established as part of his drive to call for better governance... Continue Reading →

2023 will make or mar Nigeria –Igwe Mbamalu

Igwe Gerald Obunadike Mbamalu, the traditional ruler of Ojoto in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, has charged South-East governors and leaders to join hands and work toward the region producing the president in 2023. He also threw his weight behind rotating the governorship seat of Anambra State among the three Senatorial zones. He... Continue Reading →

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