Tag: Police Brutality

Alleged Killer Cop, Nwafor refuse to show up at Anambra Judicial panel

Former Head of Akwusu Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) James Nwafor has failed to honour the invitation of the Anambra state Judicial panel of Inquiry. The Judicial panel had on November 27 written and invited the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Adamu, while also[Read More…]

Breaking: #EndSARS protest resumes in Osogbo

Some youths under the aegis of Face of #EndSARS Movement, on Monday, held a protest in Osogbo, Osun State capital. They marched through the streets of Osogbo to the Osun State House of Assembly, demanding an audience with the leadership of the Assembly. The protesters led by Emmanuel Adebisi demanded[Read More…]

#EndSARS: Armed police officers, soldiers deployed at Lekki toll plaza

In what appears to be an attempt to forestall another round of #EndSARS protests, armed police officers and soldiers have been deployed at the Lekki toll plaza, Lagos. Nigeria’s Punch Newspaper is reporting that the security operatives were deployed around midnight. The Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, did not[Read More…]

#EndSARS: Nigerian Police withdraws petition to end ongoing judicial panel

The Nigeria Police Force has Friday, applied to withdraw its petition that requested a court order to dismantle the  Independent Judicial panel of Inquiry probing allegations of police brutality and human rights violations by the Police and defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The Force had on Thursday filed a petition to[Read More…]

#EndSARS: Police petitions Court to stop all the panel of Inquiry 

The Nigeria Police Force has on Thursday filed a petition to the Federal High court in Abuja seeking to suspend and end all independent Judicial panel of Inquiry probing allegations of police brutality and human rights violations by the Police and defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad.  The petition with suit number[Read More…]

#EndSARS: Read why Emmanuel Akomafuwe “still can’t sleep without pills” – the atrocities by Nigerian Police

A man, known as Mr Emmanuel Akomafuwe, has narrated how he and his girlfriend (Adaugo) were stopped by men of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) around 7 pm on April 13, 2019. He narrated his ordeal when appearing before the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Police Brutality in Lekki[Read More…]

Two suspects in detention for eating the flesh of police officers burnt during #EndSARS protest

The police in Oyo State on Saturday said they had in their custody two suspects allegedly linked with the roasting and eating of the flesh of police officers burnt in Ibadan during #EndSARS protest. Police Spokesman at the Oyo State Command, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the arrests in Ibadan in[Read More…]

How Femi Gbajabiamila’s security convoy killed a newspaper vendor

A security aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has shot a newspaper vendor in the head. The victim identified as Ifeanyi Okereke was immediately rushed to the National Hospital by his brother and some police officers, where he later died. NewsWireNGR gathered that the shooting[Read More…]

Nigeria is a dictatorship with a democratic face -DJ Switch tells CNN’s Becky Anderson #EndSARS

In a recent interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson over the shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate, DJ Switch described the regime of the President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictatorship with a democratic face. Obianuju Catherine Udeh popularly known as DJ Switch who recorded the shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate[Read More…]

Victor Sunday Ibanga 24, was killed and other unaccounted victims – CNN International investigates the bloody shootings in Lekki #EndSARS

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, admitted to CNN that footage showed uniformed soldiers firing on peaceful protesters but claimed only two demonstrators were killed. The governor also said no families had approached authorities saying they were missing relatives. Here’s a compelling investigation into the shooting in Lekki by CNN international crew about[Read More…]