Tags: EndSARS

ENDSARS: Ogun Judicial Panel Ends Submission After Receiving 105 Petitions

The Judicial Panel of Enquiry in Ogun State set up to investigate police brutality and human rights abuses by security operatives in the state, has disclosed that the panel has put an end to submission of petitions. The Chairman of the panel Justice Solomon Olugbemi who made this known in a chat with news men…

We Won’t Be Deterred By Malicious Threats – Amnesty International Nigeria

Amnesty International Nigeria has reacted to a threat issued by a Nigeria group to vacate the country saying it would not be deterred to stop speaking on human rights abuses by state and non-state actors in the country. A group, Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights had asked Amnesty International to leave Nigeria within…

Adron Homes Throws Weight Behind Top Nigerian Artists To Promote One Nigeria

Adron Homes and Properties, a leading real estate firm in Nigeria has released its visual to promote Nigeria’s oneness through “The Unity Song”. The visual was shot by ace music video director, Clearance Peters with Adron Homes as its executive producer, features an all-star popular and award winning artists which cuts across major tribes in…

Lekki Shooting: Lagos Panel Finds Five Bullet Casings At Protest Site

The Lagos State Judicial panel on Friday found five bullet shell casings at the scene of the alleged Oct. 20 shootings of #EndSARS protesters by officers of the Nigerian Army. This is coming as both the Nigeria Army and the Police have rejected Amnesty’s allegation of shooting at the Lekki tollgate. The nine-man Judicial Panel…

Report on Shooting of Protesters by the Police Not True—IGP Tells Amnesty Int’l

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, has described the Amnesty Int’l report that Police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence. Amnesty International in a report dated 21st October, 2020 had confirmed that on-the-ground investigations revealed that the Nigerian army and police killed at least…

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,…