Tag Archives: #ENDSARS

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Seeks FG’s Collaboration On Rebuilding Lagos

•Governor Urges Citizens To Take Responsibility As COVID-19 Cases Rise Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday sought collaboration from the Federal Government in rebuilding Lagos State following the aftermath of last year’s #EndSARS protests, hijacked by hoodlums, which led to the destruction of public and private properties and businesses in the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu said the goal of ...

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Anambra DSS Hunts Alleged Anti-Buhari EndSARS Sponsor

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former leader of Buhari Youth Organisation, BYO, Beijing Chapter Onyekwulunne Malvinho Chuka, is said to be presently on the run. He was declared wanted by Department of State Security, DSS, in Anambra state for complicity in #EndSARS protest. According to a reliable source, Mr Onyekwulunne who hails from Oraukwu in Idemili-North local government area of Anambra state ...

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Nigerians Got Their Abusive SARS Police Force Abolished – But Elation Soon Turned To Frustration

A police officer in Lagos, Nigeria, Nov. 3. Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Samuel Fury Childs Daly, Duke University For a brief moment in October, it seemed that youthful protesters calling to “abolish” a police force had succeeded. After weeks of mass demonstrations against police brutality, the government agreed to disband a widely hated police unit. This was in Nigeria, ...

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Why Federal Govt Must Not Take Lessons Of EndSARS Protest For Granted — Okoye

…emphasizes need to decentralise Nigeria Police Force Raymond Ozoji, Awka The President of 2020 Ihiala Anglican Diocesan Synod, The Right Rev’d  Prof Israel Kelue Okoye, has enjoined the Federal Government of Nigeria to learn from the lessons of the EndSARS protest. The prelate said that the abolition of now defunct Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, in the country was spurred ...

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#EndSARS 2: Police, Soldiers Storm Lekki Toll Plaza

In what appears to be an attempt to forestall another round of #EndSARS protests, armed policemen and soldiers have been deployed at the Lekki toll plaza, Lagos. Several motorists informed The PUNCH that the security operatives were deployed around midnight. The Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, did not respond to calls on Monday morning. However, both the military and the police ...

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EndSARS: Traditional Rulers Push For Dialogue To Resolve Youth Grievances

…Sanwo-Olu receives delegates from national council of traditional rulers    Traditional rulers across the country have lent their voice to the call on the youth who staged the recent nationwide protests against police brutality to embrace dialogue in resolving their grievances.    The monarchs, under the aegis of Nigerian Council of Traditional Rulers, said although the protests were organised for ...

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Okorocha Visits Sanwo-Olu

•Ex-Imo Governor Condoles With Lagos Over Destruction Should there be a prize for the Courageous Man of the Year, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu deserves to clinch the honour, says the lawmaker representing Imo West District in the Senate, Sen. Rochas Okorocha. The two-term Imo State Governor said Sanwo-Olu has displayed uncommon courage in attending to emergency situations occasioned by ...

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CNN Dares FG, Releases Second Report On Lekki Shootings

Amid threats of sanction from the Federal Government over its investigative report on the shootings at Lekki toll plaza during the #EndSARS protests, CNN on Tuesday released a second report on the incident. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had last week described CNN’s report on the Lekki shootings as poor journalism, adding that the network deserved to be sanctioned. Mohammed also followed ...

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Soldiers Went To Lekki Tollgate With Live Bullets — General Taiwo

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, has explained that Phase Four of military internal security operation, which was deployed at the Lekki tollgate on the night October 20, involved the use of both live and blank ammunition. He said the soldiers took live bullets to the scene for the purpose of self ...

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Lagos Panel Views Lekki Shooting Video

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters has begun viewing of 2 hours 29 minutes of the October 20 Lekki shootings footage captured by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). This portion of the total 21-hour footage begins from 5pm and ends at 7:59pm. Soldiers have been accused of shooting ...

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