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Kolade Johnson

4 Apr 2019
Nigeria Police on Thursday said it has dismissed one of the two officers implicated in the shooting of a young man Kolade Johnson in Lagos on Sunday. Johnson was hit by a stray bullet shot by the men of Anti-Cultism Squad on Sunday while watching the English Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham. "At…
4 Apr 2019
Whenever trigger-happy cops kill an innocent citizen, they have only given expression to the adversarial relationship they have cultivated with the rest of the citizens.
4 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s zero tolerance for brutality of Nigerians by law enforcement agents. Reacting yesterday to the killing of Kolade Johnson by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad....
2 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Police Force has revealed the identity of its men complicit in the killing of a Nigerian youth Kolade Johnson during a raid in his neighbourhood in Mangoro area of Lagos. Johnson was hit by a stray bullet shot by the men of Anti-Cultism Squad on Sunday while watching the English Premier League match…
2 Apr 2019
Days after the call for the killers of Kolade Johnson, the Nigerian youth, who was allegedly killed by a stray bullet from one of the anti-cultism police officers while watching a football match at a viewing centre, the Nigerian presidency has expressed its condolences to the family of the deceased. Deepest Condolences to the family…
2 Apr 2019
It took the death of Kolade Johnson on Sunday evening, the fourth extra-judicial killings by the police in Lagos State in the month of March to elicit a national outrage and the return of the #EndSARS campaign to public consciousness. The month of March 2019 had recorded the most number of reported killings by the…
1 Apr 2019
A police team under the Lagos State Police Command had been arrested over the alleged killing of a youth, Kolade Johnson on Sunday. The command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had reported on Sunday that some residents of Mangoro/Onipetesi community in Lagos…
1 Apr 2019
Delectable Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington has slammed the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for abuse of power and like many other Nigerians, she is calling for an end to SARS. Her latest call out of the security force is coming on the heels of the death of Kolade Johnson who was reportedly hit by a stray bullet…
1 Apr 2019
"Strong Ting" hitmaker, Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W has become one of the many Nigerians demanding for justice for Kolade Johnson who died after being struck by a stray bullet on March 31st. Many aggrieved Nigerians have taken to social media to call on the federal government to ensure that justice prevails considering…


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Former Minister of State for Employment, Festus Keyamo (Senior Advocate of Nigeria) has vowed to appeal the dismissal of the suit for the investigation of the presidential flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar over the SPV saga.
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Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Monday, thrown its weight behind the efforts of the Enugu State Government to end the Sit-at-home in Enugu effective from Monday 5th June.
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In response to the recent surge in transport fares and the resulting financial strain on public workers, the Kwara State Government has introduced temporary measures to alleviate the situation. The State Head of Service (HOS), Mrs. Susan Modupe Oluwole, announced on Monday that Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak has directed a reduction in work days from five…
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Soldiers attached to the Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Barracks; 14 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army in Ohafia local government area of Abia State on Sunday raided and rescued 21 pregnant teenagers in a baby factory in Abia State.
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The Natives has called on the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu not to be distracted by the ranting of hate-mongers in the country.