Tag: Protesters

Breaking: LCC submits footage of Lekki Shootings to judicial panel

The Lekki Concession Company, operators of the Lekki tollgate, has submitted video footage recorded by its surveillance camera on the night of October 20, 2020, when soldiers allegedly opened fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate. The Managing Director of LCC, Abayomi Omomuwa, submitted the video footage on Tuesday[Read More…]

#Endsars: Nigerians should find a way to protect themselves during ’ember’ months – Police DPO

After a joint meeting of law-enforcement officers, in areas worst affected by EndSARS protests in Southern part of the country, a police officer (name withheld) who attended the meeting pointed out that Nigerians should not anticipate getting adequate security during the ember months and forthcoming yuletide celebration. The policeman, who[Read More…]

Plateau State govt say N75 billion lost to looters during #EndSARS protest

Public and private properties valued at N75 billion were lost to looters in Plateau State in the aftermath of the recent #EndSARS protest. Governor Simon Lalong disclosed this on Friday during an interactive session with Plateau youths held at the Rayfield field Government House, Jos. Lalong said the amount was[Read More…]

Protesters killed 22 officers, destroyed 205 Stations – Nigerian Police lie about #EndSARS

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has affirmed that officers of the Nigeria Police Force acted professionally, exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the recent protests and ensuing violence in some parts of the country. NewsWireNGR recalls that ENDSARS Protesters, thousands[Read More…]

Abuja #ENDSARS protesters blocked Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport road

Protesters in Abuja Friday, blocked the Abuja city gate and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road. The youth barricaded the expressway preventing vehicular movement on the ever busy road. The youth also displayed a banner containing the photographs of victims of police brutality in the country. The blockade has led to[Read More…]

Just In: Again, thugs armed with machete and sticks attack #EndSARS peaceful protest in Alausa Lagos

Thugs allegedly sponsored by the Lagos State government have again launched an attack on peaceful #ENDSARS protesters demonstrating at the Lagos State House of Assembly. Eyewitness accounts say, police and security operatives guarding the state’s Assembly were missing as the thugs arrived in a BRT bus. Alawusa, commonly known as Alausa is[Read More…]

#EndSars: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says govt will duly investigate and prosecute right violators #SARSSMUSTEND

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that government is not only committed to full-scale police reform but also ensuring that wrongful acts are duly investigated and prosecuted. The Vice President gave the assurance when approached by State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa on Monday, just after the President assured[Read More…]

British Govt wants Nigerian government to respect the rights of its citizens to protest #EndSARS #SARSMUSTEND

Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria, late Sunday, called on the federal government to respect the rights of its citizens to protest. “Welcome the government announcement on the future of #SARS- an important first step. The IGP’s commitment to ensure accountability for human rights violations is essential to restoring[Read More…]

Gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as #EndSARS protesters shutdown expressway

Massive gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as #EndSARS protesters have shutdown the expressway. The hundreds of protesters, which had earlier caused massive gridlock in Alausa when they came to protest at the State House of Assembly marched to the expressway, blocking the Alausa section of the road. Nigeria’s inspector general of[Read More…]

Nigerian Police storm venue of Lagos #EndSARS late night sit-in protest venue switching off lights and carting away tents

Endsars protesters had continued staging an all night protest late Thursday, advocating for government to disband the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), when men of the Nigerian Police allegedly attacked the venue of the sit-in to cart away tents according to the protesters accounts. There has been widespread outcry across[Read More…]