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 →

Nigerian Army Shouldn’t Have Carried Live Ammunition to Lekki Toll Gate, Says Retired US Military Officer

A retired Captain from the United States Army, Bishop Johnson, has said that it is wrong and unethical for soldiers of the Nigerian Army to go to the scene of the Lekki tollgate civilian protest with live ammunition. The ex-U.S officer added that the soldiers were not supposed to be at the scene, and if... 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 →

I’ve Handed Over Security Operative Who Killed Newspaper Vendor To DSS, Gbajabiamila Says

Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that he has handed over one of his security aides, who shot dead a newspaper vendor in Abuja on Thursday, to the Department of State Services for prosecution. The victim, Ifeanyi Okereke, was shot dead by Abdullahi Hassan as newspaper vendors clamped round the convoy... 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 →

#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 →

JUST IN: We’re not after DJ Switch, Army tells Lagos panel

The Nigerian Army has denied that it is looking for Celebrity Disk Jockey (DJ), Catherine Udeh, alias DJ Switch. It told the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters that it had neither threatened nor was after any #EndSARS protesters. There have been unverified social... Continue Reading →

#ENDSARS: we’re not happy Sanwo-Olu denied inviting us, Army tells panel

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, on Saturday, said the Nigerian Army was not happy that the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, denied inviting the military on October 20, 2020, during the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll Gate The Army commander during his testimony before... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu right to invite military, General tells panel

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, said on Saturday, that the #EndSARS protest plunged Lagos State into anarchy. Taiwo said against the background of burning of police stations and looting of arms and ammunition; the killing of policemen, blockage of roads and extortion of money from innocent... Continue Reading →

Oba Rilwan Akiolu will be dethroned – Lagos prince makes revelations

A yet-to-be identifed Lagos prince has vowed that Oba Rilwan Akiolu will be dethroned. In a trending video recorded in Yoruba, he accused the monarch of corruption, neglect of the state and the people. He regretted that Akiolu collects money from the government instead of demanding that the authorities take care of all residents. The... Continue Reading →

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