Tag: Shootings

Bola Tinubu says #Endsars protesters “who suffered casualty” during Lekki massacre had questions to answer

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos state said protesters who sang to the National Anthem, waved the Nigerian flag and were shot at by Nigerian soldiers should be made to answer to questions. Tinubu, without calling on the Federal Government to acknowledge the killings, raised questions regarding the character[Read More…]

Breaking: Soldiers Allegedly Kill Four Voters In Kebbi State

Nigerian military officers have reportedly shot at and killed  four voters in Bayan Dutse Polling Unit, Ginga Ward, Suru Local Government of Kebbi State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the incident to journalists. “Yes, we have received report of the killings of four people allegedly killed by[Read More…]

Spurred By Ferguson, Obama Seeks $75m For Police Body cameras

Spurred by the Ferguson, Missouri shooting, President Barack Obama is calling for $75m in federal spending to get 50,000 more police to wear body cameras that record their interactions with civilians. However, Obama is not seeking to pull back federal programs that provide military-style equipment to local law enforcement. The[Read More…]

A Closer Look At Officer Wilson’s Testimony, A Man In The Eye Of The Storm

Here’s Newyorker’s John Cassidy analysis of the Ferguson Shooting and Officer Wilson’s Testimony…. The report gives perspective to the Police officer’s Testimony and the grand Jury’s inability to find him wanting of any crime whatsoever..  Enjoy the read.. On Monday night, the St. Louis County prosecutor’s office released much of the grand-jury testimony[Read More…]

6 Shot At Washington High School; Shooter Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

The shooter at Washington state’s Marysville-Pilchuck High School is dead, a police official said Friday. At least two students were injured when a gunman opened fire Friday morning at a high school in Marysville, Washington, just north of Seattle, police and witnesses told CNN affiliate KOMO TV. There were no[Read More…]

Shiite Muslims: Nigerian Military Assures Of Ongoing Investigation Into Zaria Shooting

Authorities at the Nigerian Military say a preliminary investigation has been initiated to unravel the circumstances surrounding the encounter between soldiers and members of Shiite Islamic sect. It said an enquiry is subsequently ongoing at the Divisional level. Three of the leader of the group, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky’s sons,Mahmud, Ahmad, Hameed,[Read More…]