#EndSARS protesters: The youth who brought back our country
When soldiers came under the cover of darkness and shot at peacefully protesting youth at the Lekki tollgate on that fateful October 20, they had reckoned with finality that history would be on their side
#EndSARS: We went with live bullets to Lekki Tollgate, Army confesses
The Nigerian Army, yesterday, left everyone shell-shocked when it confessed to taking live rounds to the Lekki Tollgate on October 20, 2020 #EndSARS protest.
Prominent Lagosians seek dissolution of Lekki tollgate
• Obasa says #EndSARS violence devastates Lagos economy • Makinde inaugurates 11-man judicial panel on injustice, police brutality Some prominent Lagosians, including Chief Alaba Williams, Bashorun Jaiye Randle, Ade Dosunmu and Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, have urged immediate scrapping of Lekki Tollgate to “alleviate the economic burden of residents and ease free-flow of traffic in the…
Interfaith forum flays use of media against protesters
Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has condemned the use of social and mainstream media to polarise the #EndSARS protesters along ethnic, religious, and cultural lines. Describing the killing of peaceful protesters at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos State, as an affront on fundamental human rights, the forum called on the government to take necessary action against…
#EndSARS: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Denies Being Bribed By The Government
Top Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has shut down allegations that she received a bribe from the Nigerian government to cast doubts about the Lekki Tollgate shootings. Many of the star's fans had accused her of receiving a bribe after she made a tweet on October 20 asking people to stop sensationalizing the shootings. She tweeted:…
#EndSARS and the power of truth
Not even the build-up to the United States elections on Tuesday this week can take any steam out of the deconstruction of the epochal #EndSARS campaign.
Reps caucus slams Buhari over refusal to tackle killers of protesters
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has expressed disappointment with President Muhammadu Buhari over his refusal to address the killing of innocent and unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll gate in his address to the nation.
#EndSARS: Burna Boy Says He Is Traumatised About Lekki Tollgate Shootings
Nigerian singer Burna Boy who has been a very strong voice in the protests against police brutality in Nigeria has reacted to the recent shootings and killings of protesters at Lekki Tollgate. The shootings that occurred on October 20 has been met with widespread criticism and condemnation from all over the world. In his reaction…
Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre
The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos.
Stop 'killing' #EndSARS protesters, Hillary Clinton tells Buhari
Former United States secretary of states Hillary Clinton Tuesday night asked Nigerian authorities to "stop killing" persons protesting against police brutality in the country. Clinton is one of the few high-profile American politicians that have spoken against the brutality meted out to protesters since demonstrations began about two weeks ago. Congresswoman woman Ilhan Omar tweeted…