UK reacts to #EndSARS petition against Nigerian govt

The government of the United Kingdom and Parliament has reacted to the #EndSARS petition by some Nigerians against the Federal government of Nigeria for applying force against protesters. The petition on the official website of the British Parliament and signed by different Nigerians which now has about 219,702 signatures seeks to implement sanctions against the... 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 →

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 →

#EndSARS Celebrities, Promoters Must Face Law, Garba Shehu Says

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that all Nigerians and celebrities, who promoted protests against police brutality in the country must face the law. The Central Bank of Nigeria had recently frozen the account of some protest organisers in a bid to stop further protests from occurring. The Nigeria Immigration Service also... Continue Reading →

Biafra: Gov Wike told to conduct referendum in Rivers

The Biafra Nations League, BNL, has called on the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to conduct a referendum in the State to be sure if the people want Biafra. Dismissing Wike’s claim that the Rivers State people are not part of the Biafra struggle, BNL leader reminded the Governor that it was his (Wike) Ikwerre... Continue Reading →

Police fire on ‘Free Zakzaky’ protestors in Abuja

Police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have fired on protestors demanding the release of imprisoned leader of the Islamic Movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife Zeenah Zakzaky. Tear gas and ammunition rained down on the peaceful protest demanding the pair’s unconditional release in line with a standing federal court order from 2016 which has... Continue Reading →

Police to promote officers killed during recent rampage — IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has disclosed that policemen killed during the EndSARS protests across the country would be promoted to their next rank. Mr Adamu stated this on Wednesday in Benin City, Edo State, while addressing police officers at the state police command during his working visit to boost their morale. The IGP... Continue Reading →

End SARS protests: Gov. Ugwuanyi begs police officers to resume work

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Wednesday, passionately appealed to men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to fully renew their ultimate commitment towards the provision of security of lives and property by returning to their duty posts across the State. Gov. Ugwuanyi made the appeal when he visited the Senior Police... Continue Reading →

You’ve learnt nothing from #EndSARS protests, Ezekwesili berates FG over seizure of protester’s passport, freezing of accounts

A former Minister of Education and c-covener of Bring Back Our Girls (#BBOG) Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has condemned the seizure of the international passport of one of the promoters of the #EndSARS movement, Miss Modupe Odele at the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. She also lamented that the... Continue Reading →

End SARS: ICC begins probe of shootings, crimes in Nigeria

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has commenced an inquiry into the End SARS protests in Nigeria. On Wednesday, BBC reported that the court confirmed that it is conducting a preliminary examination. The office of the ICC prosecutor said it had received information on alleged crimes. The probe will, “assess whether the legal criteria for opening... Continue Reading →

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