How I joined #EndSARS protest, by Davido

Pop superstar David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has opened up on how he joined the #ENDSARS protest. He spoke on Apple Radio’s Africa Now with DJ Cuppy at the weekend. According to him: “When I first got there they were attacking me and people were even angry at me that why am I just... 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 →

BREAKING: Seven ‘Lekki shooting victims’ appear before Lagos panel

Seven alleged victims of the Lekki Shooting on Saturday appeared before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS. Anthony Ezenwoko's blog  reports that the panel will also be probing the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate by soldiers on October 20. The victims, who were led... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: We have not been petitioned over shootings at Lekki – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that they have not received any formal petition over their alleged shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on Oct. 20. The counsel for the Nigerian Army, Mr Akinlolu Kehinde (SAN), made the assertion on Saturday before the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of... 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 →

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 →

#EndSARS: Lawyers ask court to disband Lagos judicial panel

Two lawyers, Adekunle Augustine and Semion Akogwu, have gone before the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking an order disbanding the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to look into complaints of human rights abuses by men of the disbanded police Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The judicial panel, headed by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi,... 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 →

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 →

Youths burn market over strange deaths

IRATE youths of Ute-Okpu, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, on Tuesday took to the streets to protest rising deaths of youths in the area. It was learnt the youths got angry after four of them died. The protesters reportedly burnt the market, but were unable to raze the monarch’s palace as... Continue Reading →

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