Tag: Police Brutality

Breaking: #EndSARS protester, Eromo to be arraigned

Arrested EndSARS protester, Eromosele Adene is set to be arraigned at the Yaba Magistrate court by the Nigerian police.  Eromosele Adene, a 27-year-old musician and philanthropist was arrested in his home on November 7, for allegedly inciting the public against the government due to his involvement in the recent EndSARS[Read More…]

#EndSARS: I was a victim of police brutality too, Kayode Fayemi says

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said he was a victim of police brutality in 2014 while seeking re-election. He revealed this on sunday in Ado Ekiti at an interactive session with youths in the state on the recent #EndSARS protest. Fayemi said just before to the 2014 election,[Read More…]

#ENDSARS: Servant Leadership and the Decentralisation of Power in Nigeria

On October 12th, 2020, a picture went viral on social media; it was of a young female protesting for the #ENDSARS movement against police brutality in Nigeria under the rain in Warri, Delta state. She was wearing a black top, knee-length shorts, pink crocs, a surgical facemask and an afro, with a[Read More…]

Army denies search for DJ Switch, witness to Lekki Shootings #EndSARS

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, says contrary to claims in the public, the Army is not after popular disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, fondly referred to as DJ Switch. Taiwo said this on Saturday in his testimony before the Lagos State[Read More…]

Femi Adesina: All through the #EndSARS protest, President Buhari acted like a father

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, our own Hajia Amina Mohammed, led a team to visit President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. Many things agitated the minds of the UN team, which said it was visiting to highlight issues dear to the heart of the global body: COVID-19 and its ravages,[Read More…]

“If President Buhari hadn’t exercised restraint and tolerance … ” Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina on #EndSARS protest

President Buhari’s Spokesperson has claimed that the President acted as a father during the recent EndSARS protests. In the EndSARS protests, thousands of Nigerian youths marched to demand an end against Police brutality and the SARS unit accused of extrajudicial killings and abuses. The decentralised social movement against police brutality in Nigeria. The[Read More…]

#EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen need to explain legitimate source of their funds – Ondo State Governor

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts. Akeredolu, who is also the Ondo[Read More…]

Broadcasters ‘were reckless’ in Coverage of #EndSARS Protests – NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says the commission imposed sanctions on broadcast stations because they were reckless in the coverage of the #EndSARS protests. Last month, NBC fined media houses including ARISE News, AIT, and Channels TV claiming they used unverifiable video footage from social media to cover the #EndSARS[Read More…]

Breaking: #EndSARS protester finally retrieves seized International Passport – here’s details

The Nigeria Immigration Service on Monday finally handed over the international passport belonging to #EndSARS protester, Ms Modupe Odele, back to her. Odele, had through her Twitter handle, @Mochievous, offered free legal aid to persons who were unjustly arrested during the demonstrations was prevented from travelling after Nigerian authorities seized[Read More…]

#EndSARS: “I had to abandon my home” – DJ Switch, eyewitness to the #Lekki Shooting flee Nigeria, testify before Canadian Parliament

Obianuju Catherine Udeh professionally known as DJ Switch, has revealed that soldiers, who shot at peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on October 20, 2020, revealed that they were sent to the protest ground on orders from above. DJ Switch said this while speaking with the Sub-committee on[Read More…]