Tags : EndSARS

#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Admits Autopsy Reports Of 99 Corpses Recovered

The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS and other related abuses has admitted in evidence post mortem results and Compact Discs of all 99 corpses deposited at the Lagos morgue between the 20th and the 27th of October 2020. A consultant pathologist to the Lagos State Government, Professor John Obafunwa, who […]

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 […]

‘I Don’t See Anything Wrong With It’: Akeredolu Backs Freezing

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu of has defended the freezing of Bank accounts belonging to #EndSARS promoters and believes the action is not a conclusion the accounts were used to sponsor acts of treason. While speaking on a Channels TV show, the Governor who doubles as the Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum said: […]

UN Asks FG To Engage Nigerian Youths To Forestall Another

The United Nations has called on the Nigerian Government to engage the youths in the Country, following the recent #EndSARS protests that led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties. UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, made the call on Monday, November 9, 2020, during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential […]

“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 Protests: Makinde Closes Schools In Ibadan, Deploys Operation Burst

In view of the prolonged EndSARS protests rocking Oyo State, the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has directed the immediate closure of all Schools in Ibadan from Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The Governor, in a State broadcast aired on the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, stated that the closure […]

Police Fire Teargas At #EndSARS Protesters In Abuja

Police Officers have fired teargas at #EndSARS protesters in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. Channels TV reports that the protesters who are demanding an end to Police brutality and extra-judicial killings were intercepted at the John Kennedy Street as they attempt to march through the back gate of the Presidential villa. In an attempt to disperse […]

END SARS: Roadside Corruption In Nigeria Police Force

Written By:  Christiana Dan, Research Journalist. It was one the public holidays on account of a religious observation. I had boarded a taxi at the park and the driver was calling out for more commuters to complete the taxi that had a four-seater capacity. As soon as the taxi passengers were complete the driver attempting […]

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 […]