Tag Archives: #ENDSARS

[VIDEO] Nigerian Army shot at protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate – Gov. Sanwo-Olu tells CNN

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated that the Nigerian Army was responsible for the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters at the Likke Toll Gate on 20th October 2020. He made this statement while speaking with a CNN presenter on the incident and what the state was doing to ensure that perpetrators of the crime are brought to book. He insisted

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Don’t let IPOB hoist any flag in Rivers State – Wike warns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has issued a directive to the 23 local government chairmen and various youths groups in the state to fish out members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra wherever they may be hiding in the State. The Governor insisted that any council chairman that allows the IPOB to hoist their flag in the state

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Lekki shootings, looting must be investigated —UK

The British High Commission in Nigeria has expressed concern about the spate of violence and looting that going on in the country. The Commission also urged security agents to traid with caution as they work towards restoring law and order in the country. Recall that in the past week, hoodlums across most parts of the southern part of Nigeria have

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BREAKING: Public and private schools not to open yet – Lagos Gov.

The Lagos State Government has insisted that private and public schools do not yet have the permission yet to open in the state. The Lagso state Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, had earlier tweeted that only public schools remained closed in the state before giving an update that the extended closure includes private schools. He said, “The curfew in Lagos

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BREAKING: Curfew now runs from 8pm to 6am —Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made good his promise of further reviewing the existing curfew imposed on the state. The curfew was imposed on the state earlier in the week to curb the civil unrest following the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. The new timeframe for the curfew from Friday lasting from 6pm to 8am was arrived at after

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#EndSARS: PDP halts campaign and other political activities

The Peoples Democratic Party has put on hold all of its scheduled political and electioneering activities, including campaign, in honour of young Nigerians who lost their lives during the attack on peaceful protests at the Lekki Toll Gate and elsewhere across the country. The PDP made this disclosure via the public statement they titled “#EndSARS: PDP Puts Political, Electioneering Activities

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[VIDEO]: Lagos Crisis: Don’t Use teargas or gunshot, military officer man warns police officer

“I don’t want a single shot or a single teargas fired against the people” @NigAirForce officer. Security Operatives are taking back the streets and making efforts to deescalate the situation. Following the announcement of a curfew, barricades and police checkpoints were seen on the streets of Lagos after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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[PHOTOS] Lagos Crisis: Police take over the roads

Days after the Lekki toll Plaza shooting, Police officers on are again patrolling Lagos State in a bid to restore order. Following the announcement of a curfew, barricades and police checkpoints were seen on the streets of Lagos after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The governor visited burnt police stations and razed facilities across the state on Friday, lamenting that it would

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Rivers Violence: Wike reinforced his ban on the activities on IPOB

The Rivers State Government has reiterated his stand on the ban on the activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra in the Rivers State in accordnace with the proscription order by the federal government. He made this disclosure during a state broadcast on Friday night, said henceforth, no form of procession or agitation by the group or any of its

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Lekki Massacre: US remains committed to visa ban policy for anti-democratic forces

The Government of the United States of America may impose a visa restriction on individuals connected to the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos on Tuesday. This is coming days after the Lagos State Government set up a judicial panel to probe the Lekki killings. Recall that soldiers allegedly deployed to disperse protesters at

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