Trouble looming as Tinubu and Peter Obi supporters set to Clash on October 1st

Some supporters of Peter Obi, under the platform of a group called Tag Team, have planned to hold a mega rally at the Lekki Toll Plaza on October 1st, 2022. However, some supporters of Bola Tinubu have also planned to hold a mega rally at the same Lekki Toll Plaza at the same time as the Peter Obi supporters.   Read Also : #Obidatti023 : Peter Obi receives Williams B. Stevens, consul general of USA in Nigeria.   It’s becoming quite unfortunate that some Nigerians are turning this election into…

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In EndSARS protest, the New Nigeria was inadvertently birthed (video)

#Endsars was a decentralised social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuse on Nigerian citizens. On this date, 20th of October, 2020 was the day, the new Nigeria was born without these old, wicked and Insensitive leaders knowing it. Several innocent Nigerian youths were shot and killed by the invading soldiers and they did everything possible to make the story look stupid.…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu orders release of protesters arrested in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday ordered the police to release all End SARS protesters arrested in the state. The commemoration of the October 20 Lekki toll gate shooting by the military took place on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu directed that all innocent and peaceful citizens picked up be freed immediately. Only the man caught at the toll gate with dangerous weapons, including a machete, will be prosecuted. “Everyone arrested in connection with the protest have all been released, except an individual that was caught with dangerous weapons.   Read Also…

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Insurance Claims On #EndSARS Protest Destruction Hit N9bn

Insurance claims resulting from destruction during the #EndSARS protests have risen to N9 billion, LEADERSHIP has learnt. The industry, as at first quarter of this year (2021) paid N4 billion, and an additional N5 billion between then and now. The N9billion claims, findings showed, was paid to policyholders who suffered losses from the lootings and destructions that marred the #EndSARS protests in October 2020. Data sourced from the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) yesterday showed that three death claims were paid while claims were paid on property losses. Similarly, underwriting firms…

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#EndSARS: 99 corpses deposited at mortuary, three from Lekki –Pathologist

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020 has called for the record of all 99 corpses deposited in the mortuary of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital between October 19 and 24 last year. The panel chairman, retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, made the order on Saturday after LASUTH Chief Pathologist, Prof John Obafunwa, gave testimony before the panel and presented autopsy reports and pictures of three out of the 99 deposited corpses. Obafunwa told the panel that…

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Feminist Coalition Reacts To Allegation Of Misappropriation Of EndSARS Donations

Feminist Coalition has reacted to allegations of ‘secretly’ transferring $51,000 (N23m) worth of bitcoin from donations received during #EndSARS protest that rocked Nigeria last October, into another wallet. Since the earlier hours of today, the not-for-profit organisation has been trending on Twitter following the allegations, with many calling them out to provide an explanation. Reacting to the development few hours later, Feminist Coalition released a statement detailing how it has disbursed funds since October 2020 when #EndSARS protest held nationwide. After the organisation stopped receiving donations on October 23, 2020,…

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#Lekkitollgate : Reports from the ongoing protest (video)

Lagos state government has shown her preparedness to stop the proposed Peaceful protest that’s supposed to be held at the Lekki toll gate in furtherance to the Lagos state government’s insistence on the reopening of the toll gate where Some Innocent Nigerians lost their lives during a peaceful protest on the 30th of October 2020. However, the Youths are asking the government to halt the reopening pending the resolve from the Judicial Panel. The state government has deployed heavy Police presence at the toll gate insisting the gate must be re-opened.…

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Youths set to shut Lekki toll gate over Injustice

The Nigerian youths are set for another lekki shutdown which they slated to hold on Saturday 13th february, 2021 Jkcyno news reports. Recall, that few months ago, the Nigerian youths embarked on a peaceful protest which they tagged EndSARS protest because of the consistent shootings and killings of unarmed innocent Nigerian youths by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in which they demand justice over wasted lives of the youths. Recall that the peaceful protest which was hijacked hoodlums led to the lost of lives and properties. Few months ago…

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Policemen Invade Seun Kuti’s House In Lagos, Arrest Family Member

No fewer than 30 armed policemen on Friday morning invaded popular singer and EndSARS activist, Seun Kuti’s residence, arresting a member of his family for yet-to-be-ascertained reasons. SaharaReporters learnt that the policemen stormed the residence in a desperate attempt to pick up the musician, but they met his absence, as he was on a routine morning radio show. According to a group, Movement of the People, who explained how the police harassment transpired, the arrest and harassment of Seun Kuti’s family member were uncalled for. The MOP Media Centre said, “Seun Kuti…

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CNN dares FG, releases more findings on lekki Shooting (Video)

It was supposed to be the key piece of evidence. But when it came, the Lagos State government’s security camera footage of the Lekki toll gate shooting did not capture everything. The footage from the security camera overlooking the toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria was played during Saturday’s session of an eight-person judicial panel set up to investigate police brutality and the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad — the primary focus of thousands-strong protests in the city that lasted for almost two weeks in October. The panel is also charged by the Lagos State government…

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