Anxiety as #EndSARS memorial procession holds at Lekki tollgate Thursday

There is palpable tension over plans by some groups and activists to commemorate the second anniversary of 2020 #EndSARS nationwide protests in Lagos State, The Nation has learnt. The activists are planning to gather at Lekki tollgate, Lagos on Thursday…

Compensate police brutality victims from serving, ex-cops benefits, ex-judge tells FG

A retired judge in Osun State, Akin Oladimeji, has suggested to the Federal Government to estimate compensation due to victims of police brutality and deduct the amount from the salaries and pensions of the operatives. Oladimeji, who chaired the panel…

#EndSARS: Lagos panel ends sitting, compensates 25 victims

The Lagos Judicial Panel  probing cases of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) abuses and other related matters in the state ended its sitting yesterday. It ended its sitting compensating not lesser than 25 victims of police brutality with cheques…

#EndSARS: Abuja panel resumes sitting Monday

The Independent Investigation Panel on Allegations of Human Rights Violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other units of the Nigeria Police Force will resume sitting on Monday, the National Human Rights Commission has said. The Deputy Director, Corporate…

*#EndSARS anniversary: Police have no right to threaten protesters – Adegboruwa (Nation)*Court remands unemployed man for illegal possession of gun (Vanguard)

#EndSARS anniversary: Police have no right to threaten protesters – Adegboruwa (Nation) A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa on Tuesday condemned a statement credited to the Police allegedly threatening to suppress a rally planned by youths to mark…

*Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard)*Chinese restaurant’s manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured in Lagos explosion (Punch)

Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO (Vanguard) A syndicate which specialised in smuggling petroleum products from Nigeria to other parts of Africa has been smashed by operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS BEECROFT, Apapa, Lagos.…

*Court drops case against four #EndSARS protesters (Punch)*Lagos targets 60% COVID-19 vaccine rollout, says Sanwo-Olu (Guardian)

Court drops case against four #EndSARS protesters (Punch) A court in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Monday discharged four out of six protesters arrested in November for demonstrating outside the National Assembly. Last year, Africa’s most populous country was swept by…

“Obi did not secure any injunction to stop probe of SARS”

Barr. Valentine Obienyem, Special Adviser to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential Candidate in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has dismissed as fake news, reports that his principal has secured a court injunction to stop the probe of the…

*#EndSARS: Police framed, detained me for 48 days, extracted 2 of my teeth, man tells panel (Sun)*2 sisters jailed 10 years for stealing N1.7m (Punch)

#EndSARS: Police framed, detained me for 48 days, extracted 2 of my teeth, man tells panel (Sun) A Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) brutality victim, Okoli Agwu Abunike, yesterday accused police lawyer of slapping him four times when he went to…

#EndSARS Looting: Understanding the destructive and constructive capacities of our youths – Magnus Onyibe

Nothing illustrates the constructive and equally destructive capacity of our youths more than the fallouts of the #EndSARS protests. And education makes the difference between the creatively and positively charged ones and the destructively and the negatively charged ones. Allow…

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