‘Police Area Commander killed my son, held body for 12 years’

Mr. Taiwo Daniel, the father of a final-year Mechanical Engineering student of Osun State College of Technology at Esa-Oke, Babatunde Daniel, has told the panel of enquiry probing police brutality and extra-judicial killings that his son was killed and his body has not been released till date. The distraught father appeared before the panel on... 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 →

How SARS operative threw me off two-storey building, by Lagos trader

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses has received in evidence a picture said to be that of one of the policemen who threw a trader off a two-storey building in 2018. The picture – a bearded, fair-complexioned man – and his phone number were tendered by... Continue Reading →

Rivers State: Ohanaeze warns Nigerian Army against further molestation of Obigbo residents

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed concern on the continued molestation of residents of Obigbo in Rivers State. Ohanaeze warned soldiers still molesting armless people of Obigbo in Rivers State to stop forthwith, calling on the Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike to call the soldiers to order. The Igbo socio-cultural group, in... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Judicial panel receives two cases of police alleged extra-judicial killings in Akwa Ibom

The Judicial Panel of Investigation on incidences of police brutality and other human rights violations in Akwa Ibom State at its inaugural sitting on Monday considered two cases of alleged extra-judicial killings by the men of Nigerian police in the state. The panel at the High Court 8, Fulga road, Uyo also announced receipt of... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Plan To Close Account With Banks Freezing #EndSARS Protesters Accounts On Monday

Nigerians are calling for mass boycott of banks, who acted on an order from the Central Bank of Nigeria to freeze the accounts of some #EndSARS protest organisers. The accounts of some prominent organisers of the protest had been frozen since October 19 on the orders of the CBN before the apex bank approached the... 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: 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 →

BREAKING: End SARS: Panel to invite Anambra Ex-gov, Peter Obi

The Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings and other Related Matters has said it would invite Ex-governor, Peter Obi or anyone indicted by petitioners to appear before the panel and also give testimonies. The Chairman of the panel, Justice Veronica Umeh was reacting to the testimony of a petitioner, Bonaventure... Continue Reading →

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