*Sanwo-Olu awards scholarship to children of deceased policemen (Thisday)*Tragedy averted as fire guts petrol station in Lagos (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu awards scholarship to children of deceased policemen (Thisday) Police officers lynched in the wake of the violence instigated by the nationwide youth demonstration against police brutality will not die in vain, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged.…

A complete meltdown beyond belief – Ehi Braimah

AfterBlack Tuesday occurred on October 20, 2020 at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos, our own Ground Zero, life took on a new meaning for Nigerians – both at home and abroad. Death and blood-soaked Nigerian flags betrayed human emotions and provoked…

What we know about Nigeria protest shooting

Authorities in Nigeria’s Lagos have begun a judicial inquiry into the shooting of peaceful protesters one week ago that unleashed chaos across Africa’s biggest city. Witnesses and rights groups say that the army and police gunned down demonstrators in cold…

*Friends prevented soldiers from going away with my son’s body in Lekki – Grieving mother (Punch)*It’s time for state police – Tinubu (Vanguard)

Friends prevented soldiers from going away with my son’s body in Lekki – Grieving mother (Punch) The mother of one Anthony, who was among the #EndSARS protesters allegedly shot dead by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, is in…

#FixPolitics condemns military attacks on #EndSARS protesters, calls for restraint

#FixPolitics has condemned the shooting of peaceful protesters across the nation on Tuesday, resulting in the reported death of citizens with many more wounded. The group, therefore, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately restrain the soldiers and police deployed against…

Buhari committed to extensive police reforms, says Presidency

The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to extensive Police reforms should never be in doubt. In a statement by Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, the Presidency reiterated the full commitment of the…

Nigeria, a president, his glory and violent policing – Magnus Onyibe

The practice of democracy in Nigeria just received a boost as the government now fears the people, as opposed to the people being afraid of government. The assertion above is underscored and illustrated by the fact that following persistent demonstrations…

Buhari pays tribute to J.P. Clark

“President Buhari pays tribute to one of Nigeria’s finest poets, dramatist and recipient of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award for literary excellence, whose repertoire of published works depicts the hardwork of a great man, devoted to a lifetime…

*IGP announces new squad “SWAT” to replace SARS (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu in Aso Rock to see Buhari over #ENDSARS (DailyTrust)

IGP announces new squad “SWAT” to replace SARS (Guardian) Nigeria’s head of police Mohammad Adamu has established a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad to “fill the gaps” left by the notorious police unit Federal Special Anti-robbery squad(FSARS). “The…

#EndSars: Buhari okays 5-point demand of protesters

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has convened a meeting with stakeholders, agreeing to meet demands, which include halting use of force against protesters and unconditional release of arrested citizens. This is informed from directives by President Muhammadu Buhari…

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