#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 →

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 Jailed Five Years Because I Couldn’t Give Police N10,000 Bribe – Man Tells Lagos Panel

A 39-year-old man, Marc Nwadi, has lamented how he was arrested by the policemen and convicted for armed robbery because he did not have N10,000 bribe to give to the policemen. Nwadi was in Kirikiri Prison for five years. He narrated his ordeal to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing allegations of human... Continue Reading →

Widow of LASTMA officer to panel: I want scholarship for my children”

Silifat, wife of a Lagos State Traffic Management (LASTMA) officer, Rotimi Adeyemo, killed by policemen at Iyana Ipaja two years ago has asked the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry investigating allegations of rights abuses against the police to help secure scholarship for her three children up to university level. Mrs. Adeyemo told the panel her... Continue Reading →

How SARS stray bullet shattered my left leg – Woman

A 35-year-old hairdresser, Mrs Hannah Olugbodi, on Saturday, narrated how she ended up on a crutch after her left leg was shattered by a stray bullet fired by some men of the disbanded police Special Anti-Robbery Squad who were attempting to arrest a young man with tattoos in June 2018 at the Ijeshatedo area of... Continue Reading →

“I am ashamed I don’t know my husband’s grave” – Widow tells SARS panel

Mrs Christisna Nnatuanya, widow of Linus Nnatuanya who allegedly died in the custody of disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Awkuzu, Anambra, says she is ashamed that she can’t show her seven children the grave of their father. Nnatuanya who testified at the Judicial Panel of Inquiry (JPI) on SARS activities in Awka on Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Impose Heavy Sanctions On Buhari, Top Officials Over Killing, Persecution Of #EndSARS Protesters, Adeyanju, Others Tell US Government

Some Nigerians have asked the United States Government to impose heavy sanctions on President Muhammadu Buhari and other top officials of his administration for carrying out rights violations against citizens. The calls follow the recent killing of many EndSARS protesters in Lagos and other parts of the country by security operatives and also the ongoing... Continue Reading →

End SARS: UK minister tells Sanwo-Olu to thoroughly investigate Lekki shootings

UK Minister of Africa, James Duddridge, has harped on the importance for Lagos judicial panel to investigate incidents reported by End SARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. Duddridge, who made this known after a call with Governor of Lagos state, Jide Sanwo-Olu was reacting to the recent End SARS protests across the country. On his... Continue Reading →

CBN action: #EndSARS campaigners should explain use of funds, says Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts. Akeredolu, who is also the Ondo State Governor, said it was... 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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