Lekki residents donate patrol van, tents to police

The Lekki Estate Residents and Stakeholders Association (LERSA) has donated a patrol van to the Area J command, Ajah, of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). The gesture, according to the association, was to show support to the police division and strengthen its capability for curbing violent crimes and other social vices in the area. The... 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 →

Lekki Toll Gate: We stand by our report, CNN replies FG

Cable News Network (CNN) has reacted to the Federal Government’s stance that it should be sanctioned over its report on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki Toll Gate, saying it stands by its report. Addressing the press at the fortified Army Resource Center, Mambilla Barracks, Abuja, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai... Continue Reading →

#ENDSARS: Make panel inquiry public, PDP tells FG, states

The People Democratic Party (PDP) South Africa chapter has advised federal and state governments to make findings of the panels of Enquiry on #EndSARS protests public. The recommendations, it said, should also be properly addressed and implemented. Chairman and Secretary of PDP South Africa chapter, Ekos Akpokabayen and Emeka Ugwu respectively in a statement commended... Continue Reading →

Nigerian protests: A once-in-a-generation moment for change

Last month, the protests that gripped Nigeria for weeks reached a bloody peak. On October 20, security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at a toll gate in Lekki, outside Lagos, which, according to Amnesty International, killed 12 people. Witnesses described how CCTV cameras and lights were shut off before the shooting started, apparently in... Continue Reading →

Canada Grants Asylum to #EndSARS Protester, DJ Switch

Strong indications emerged yesterday that Canada has granted asylum to DJ Switch, the #EndSARS protester who streamed live the shooting that happened at Lekki Toll gate in Lagos State. DJ Switch sought the asylum after several attempts on her life after the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lekki. The sensational disc jockey revealed that... Continue Reading →

Is This Nigeria’s Arab Spring Moment?

The protests that began as a movement against police brutality have much bigger goals—including regime change. LAGOS, Nigeria On the afternoon of Oct. 20, technicians from the Lekki Concession Co.—the company operating the Lekki toll gate that became home to Lagos residents protesting police brutality in the Nigerian state for over two weeks—showed up to... Continue Reading →

End SARS: America ‘triple confirmed’ Lekki shooting by Nigerian Army

The United States thoroughly studied the shooting of End SARS protestors before issuing a reaction on the vicious attack. On October 2020, soldiers opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest city. From about 6:40 pm, sound of gunfire rented the air as troops on foot – with vehicles moving slowly... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Buhari breaks silence on Lekki shootings, pledges justice for dead protesters

Almost a week after, President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos by suspected security operatives. He vowed to ensure justice for “peaceful protesters who lost their lives.” The President, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, explained he decided... Continue Reading →

I’ve no hand in Lekki shootings, says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has reiterated he was not party to the deployment of soldiers against peaceful protesters in Lekki, Lagos State. He said although he had been a victim of wrong attribution in the past as a public figure, the allegation that he called on soldiers to kill Lagosians... Continue Reading →

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