BREAKING: Lekki toll gate shooting: Lagos judicial panel reviews CCTV footage

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Lagos State Government to probe the Lekki toll gate shootings and complaints of human rights abuses against members of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), on Friday began the review of the CCTV footage submitted by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), operators of the Lekki toll... Continue Reading →

Burna Boy Unveils New New Single 20:10:20

Burna Boy has shared a new single. Over a slow-burning Afrobeat rhythm, the deeply emotive 20:10:20 addresses the recent, harrowing Lekki massacre in Nigeria, where peaceful #EndSARS protestors were shot at by the military and police. The singer and rapper explained: "The proceeds of this song will be used to support families of victims and people suffering affliction as a... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s youth rises up

The #ENDSars protests mobilised young Nigerians against police brutality. But they have since broadened their demands It all started on 3 October 2020, when a video of the Nigerian police shooting a man at Ughelli, a community in the South-South region of the country, was met with outrage and anger on social media. It was... 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 →

Violence: Pray for Nigeria —Pope Francis

Pope Francis has called on the world to pray for Nigeria, following the unrest that has taken lives as well as the destruction of properties in states across the country. In a tweet on his official handle, he said,  “Let us pray to the Lord for Nigeria, so that every form of violence might always... Continue Reading →

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