Tags : EndSARS Protests

Falana Calls For Renewal Of #EndSARS Protesters’ Passports

Human rights Lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the renewal of the passports of the #EndSARS Protesters. Mr Falana made this call in a statement he personally signed on Sunday, January 17, 2021, identifying the affected protesters as Bolatito Rachael Oduala, Mary Oshifowora and Mosopeoluwa Odeseye. The statement […]

Lai Mohammed Threatens CNN, Insists No Life Was Lost During

The Federal Government has threatened to sanction CNN over its report on the Lekki shooting.  On Wednesday, CNN published its investigation on the incident, alleging that Soldiers used live bullets on #EndSARS protesters who had converged on Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. The Army insists that its men only fired blank bullets into the air to […]

#EndSARS: AGF Declines Comment On Legality Of Freezing Protesters Accounts

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has kept mum when he was questioned by Journalists on the legality of freezing bank accounts owned by #EndSARS protesters and promoters. The AGF kept mum on Monday, November 9, 2020, smiled and walked away when he was accosted by Journalists who asked about the legality […]

“Clampdown On #EndSARS Promoters Is Unacceptable, Not Wise”, Moghalu Tells

A former presidential candidate, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has faulted the clampdown on some promoters of the recently-held #EndSARS protests, saying it is unacceptable. The former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) tweeted on Monday, November 9, 2020, that such action is entirely wrong, calling on the Government to retrace its step. Prof. […]

“Another #EndSARS Protest Looms If Unemployment Is Not Tackled”, Lawan

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has warned that Nigeria as a Country, may not escape another citizens’ restiveness in the mode of #EndSARS protest if it failed to effectively address the issue of youth unemployment. Senator Lawan advised the Government to make provision in its national budget to meaningfully engage the youths; noting that there was […]

#EndSARS: FG Denies Generating ‘No-Fly’ List

The Federal Government has denied generating a ‘no-fly’ list of youths and persons who participated in the recent #EndSARS protests against Police brutality. The Federal Ministry of Interior made this known in a tweet on Tuesday, November 2, 2020, in reaction to a media report by an online publication. The publication alleged that the Nigerian […]

IPC Decries Detention Without Trial Of Journalist Tom Oga

The International Press Centre, IPC, has called for the immediate release of the Publisher of Power Steering Magazine, Mr Tom Oga, who has been in Police detention for 14 days without trial. He was arrested at about 5p.m on October 13, 2020 and has since been in detention, over an allegation that he defamed a […]

Oyo Governor Addresses Residents, Calls For Calm

Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, on the End SARS Protests in Oyo State on October 20, 2020 My Dear People of Oyo State,I address you at this time to talk about some of the issues that have been thrown up by the End SARS protests in Oyo State. […]

Protesters Storm National Assembly

Protesters against Police brutality and extra-judicial killings have taken their demonstrations to the National Assembly complex in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. Channels TV reports that the protesters in their numbers stormed the complex on Thursday, October 15, 2020, displaying placards lamenting extra-judicial killings and demanding justice for victims of Police brutality. They sang songs of […]

#EndSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Police Attack On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the unwarranted assault and attack by Officers of the Nigeria Police on a Cameraman with Arise Television, Mr Francis Ogbonna, in Abuja. It was reported that the Police attacked and brutalized Mr Ogbonna on Sunday, October 11, 2020, while interviewing protesters on an #EndSARS rally at Abuja. According […]