Tag Archives Police Brutality

#ENDSARS: Please, Please and Please, Call off the Protests - Tinubu to Protesters
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#ENDSARS: Please, Please and Please, Call off the Protests – Tinubu t...

Tinubu has pleaded with the #ENDSARS protesters to please call of the protests. In a series of tweets titled “Protests – The Remedy for National Maladies is More, not Less, Democracy” the former governor of Lagos State and the self-acclaimed strongman of Lagos politics note among... read more »

Breaking News: Lagos State Declares 24-Hour Curfew from Today 20th
Breaking News: Lagos State Declares 24-H...

Breaking News: Lagos State Declares 24-Hour Curfew from Today 20th

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu has announced a 24-hour curfew starting by 4pm today, 20th of October 2020. In a statement made available to reporters, the governor said that no one should be found outside except for essential service providers and first responders. The statement... read more »

#EndSARS: Hoodlums Free Inmates in Benin
#EndSARS: Hoodlums Free Inmates in Benin

#EndSARS: Hoodlums Free Inmates in Benin

  Some suspected thugs on Monday morning broke into the Benin Prison popularly known as White House on Sapele road, Benin and freed inmates. The thugs broke parts of the wall, climbing the high fence into the prison to free the inmates. The thugs were reported to have overpowered officials... read more »

Inside Story: How Plainclothes Policemen Wounded, Abandoned a Commercial Motorcyclist in Kubwa, Abuja
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Inside Story: How Plainclothes Policemen Wounded, Abandoned a Commercial Mo...

At a time when thousands of youths have taken to the streets to protest police brutality and alleged extrajudicial killings of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), it appears the infamous unit does not have autonomy of dishing out violence to the citizens it ought to... read more »

Absolute disregard for human life is the identity of Buhari Regime – Bishop Oyedepo
Absolute Disregard for Human Life is the...

Absolute Disregard for Human Life is the Identity of Buhari Regime – Bishop...

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, David Oyedepo has backed the raging #EndSARS protests demanding for an end to police brutality and effective police reform. The clergy lauded the call for a new Nigeria on Sunday while speaking during the second service of the Church. Oyedepo wondered if... read more »

#EndSARS: Super Eagles Forward Lends Voice to Protest

#EndSARS: Super Eagles Forward Lends Voice to Protest

  Super Eagles and Napoli forward, Victor Osihmen has joined the growing number of youths protesting against police brutality in Nigeria. The forward was on target for Italian outfit... read more »

Creation of SWAT Hasty, NGF Tells IGP

Creation of SWAT Hasty, NGF Tells IGP

  The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) on Thursday described the creation of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team as replacement for the scrapped Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)... read more »

ENDSARS: Anonymous Hacks NBC Official Twitter Handle

ENDSARS: Anonymous Hacks NBC Official Twitter Handle

  Decentralised international ‘hacktivist’ group “Anonymous” has hacked and taken over the official twitter handle of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as at Friday... read more »

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims

  The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the family of deceased Jimoh Isiaka and two other victims of the violence that started during the... read more »

#EndSARS: Presidential Panel Approves Protesters’ Demands

#EndSARS: Presidential Panel Approves Protesters’ Demands

  The Presidency has disclosed that the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has approved the five-point demands submitted by youths embarking on... read more »