Tags: EndSARS

Bode George, The Unrepentant Con Artist

By Kareem Adeduntan Events of the past few weeks have been tumultuous. Unfortunate things have happened. Lives have been lost. Property damaged. Essential institutions such as the police force and army are under justifiable scrutiny. Protests call for needed reform. Taking advantage of the situation, less noble actors have pressed forward, either to steal the…

#EndSARS: Badagry West LCDA Boss Warns Youths Against Fake News

Following the civil unrest which surfaced during the #EndSARS protest in Lagos, the association of Conference 57 Chief Press Secretaries across the 57 Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos State has disclosed her plans to embark on constructive orientation and re-orientation for news dissemination and circulation in the grassroots. This was…

Lekki Shooting: Lagos Government Invited Us But We Didn’t Shoot Protesters – Army

The Nigerian army has finally spoken on the incident that happened at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos, admitting that its men were at the venue but denied soldiers shot at the #EndSARS protesters last Tuesday. In a statement released on Tuesday by the Acting Deputy Director, 81 Division Army Public Relations, Major Osoba Olaniyi, the…

Sanwo-Olu: Judicial Panel of Inquiry Will Get CCTV Footage

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday said the CCTV footage at the Lekki Toll Gate would be available for the State Judicial Panel of Enquiry to review as part of the investigation into the Lekki Toll Gate shootings. Speaking during an interview session with a CNN journalist, Becky Anderson’s “Connect the World” on Monday,…

Endsars Protests: Eze Condoles Nigerians Over Wanton Destruction, Deaths, Alleges Plot To Derail Democracy

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described the outcome of the hijack and fallouts of the #EndSars Protest as satanic attack on the Nigerian state. In a statement made available to media houses Sunday, October 26,…

ENDSARS: FG To Provide N75bn In 3 Years To Empower Youths

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said that the Federal Government has created a N75 billion entrepreneurship support fund, to enable youth in the country to grow their businesses and be economically independent. She made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen after a meeting with Kaduna State Acting…

Police Arrest 229 Suspects In Lagos For Arson, Murder, Stealing, Others

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 229 suspects for various criminal offenses ranging from arson, murder, stealing, malicious damage of property and assault before and after the statewide curfew imposed by the Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to restore law and order in the state. This was disclosed by the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner…

EndSARS Group Stops Receiving Funds, Urges Protesters To Observe Curfew

The Feminist Coalition, a not-for-profit organisation and one of the leading supporters of the #EndSARS campaign, has decided to stop all donation inflows for the peaceful protest and also urged protesters to stay indoors and observe the mandated curfew in their respective states. The group also said it received a total of ₦147,855,788.28 cash donations…

ENDSARS: INEC Postpones All Bye-Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday postponed the scheduled October 31 bye-elections for the conduct of six senatorial districts and nine state constituencies in 11 states in the country. A statement by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the decision followed a meeting of the electoral…