Just in: Police arrest 229 suspects over murder, arson, stealing, after #ENDSARS protests in Lagos

Police have arrested two hundred and twenty-nine (229) suspects, for various criminal offences ranging from arson, murder, stealing, destruction of properties, others, two days after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Nigerian Youths to stop protests. A statement by the Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Kayode Oyekanmi, said the state’s Director of Public Prosecutions,…

#EndSARS: Hundreds protest in London against Nigeria’s police brutality

Around 500 demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday in support of youths’ #EndSARS protests in Nigeria that have spiralled into widespread unrest. President Muhammadu Buhari was the focus of the anger for his handling of anti-police brutality protests against the loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Black-clad demonstrators, mostly part of Britain’s large…

‘Oga Police na you I dey protest for, no kill me’— Lagos wakes up to #EndSARS banners

Source: OworoTV On Saturday morning, Lagos woke up to peaceful #EndSARS protesters placing banners with poignant messages directed at the Police in Oworonshoki area of Lagos. Recall that following the Lekki Tollgate shooting and killing of national anthem-singing and Nigeria flags-waving peaceful #EndSARS protesters, a curfew was imposed and violence broke out across the country,…

SARS: Different strokes for different folks as northern Nigeria commends them

SARS operatives in conference By Omeiza Ajayi & Ndahi Marama Like the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS – a contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus (today we have the deadlier SARS-COV2)- Nigeria’s now disbanded rogue police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS was a deadly virus which grew into a Frankenstein…

#EndSARS Arson: Gov Sanwo-Olu orders police back to the streets

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lapos State. …Says, enough is enough …Relaxes curfew …Releases names of officers on trial …As chiefs issue 24-hr ultimatum over stolen Oba Akiolu’s staff of office By Olasunkanmi Akoni Following the massive damage that trailed the protest by the #EndSARS protesters, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state yesterday directed the state…

#EndSARS: Ikpeazu inaugurates Judicial Panel of Inquiry

Distributes palliatives to displaced families Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has inaugurated a 17-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of extrajudicial killings and brutality by security agents in the State. Chairman of the panel is Justice Sunday Imo, a retired Chief Judge of the State. Inaugurating the panel at Government House,…

NGE demands adequate security for media houses

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has described the recent attack on some journalists and media houses as unwarranted and condemnable. The Guild notes that the Nigerian media contributed immensely to the current democracy being enjoyed in Nigeria and should therefore operate in an atmosphere of unfettered access to information and peace. The Guild recalls…