Lekki Massacre: Sir Udensi Carpets Lai Mohammed, Says 11 Persons Killed, 48 Seriously Injured


Interpol Systems Consultant in Nigeria, Sir Chikwe Udensi has taken a swipe at the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed for describing the October 2020 killings at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos as massacre without bodies, saying it is a lie that people were not killed. He gave the number of persons killed at the plaza during the #EndSARS protest that brought...

#EndSARS: Nothing To Prove Any Killing At Lekki Tollgate – Lai Mohammed


The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, claimed that there is no evidence to show that any protester was killed at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. He stated this during a press conference held in Abuja as young people took to the streets nationwide to mark the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protests. Mohammed also faulted...

#EndSARS Memorial Protest: Lekki Massacre Dark Historical Spot — Afenifere


THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday, lampooned the attitude of the Federal Government and the police to youths who called for the disbandment of State Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, on October 20, 2020, saying it will continue to be a dark stain on the country. Afenifere, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Jare Ajayi, insisted that the...

#EndSARS: FG Insists No Protester Was Shot At Lekki Tollgate, Demands Apology From CNN


The Federal Government has insisted that protesters were not shot at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos on October 20, 2020. EndSARS protesters, who were demonstrating against police brutality, were forcefully dispersed by security operatives exactly a year ago. While the protest organizers had insisted that some protesters were killed, the Federal Government had dismissed reports of the killings. At a press briefing in...

We’ll Ensure Timely Release Of Protesters – Falz


Nigerian singer, Folarin Falana, aka Falz, has said that he and his team will ensure the timely release of everyone arrested during the End SARS memorial protest at Lekki tollgate. Falz and the rest of the protesters chose to remain in their cars as they drove around the tollgate. Unfortunately, some lone protesters, a cab driver, and a journalist were arrested...

#EndSARS: Why I Ordered Policemen To Tear Gas Protesters – Police Commissioner


Hakeem Odumosu, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, has said he ordered his men to tear gas #EndSARSMemorial protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on Wednesday. Speaking with newsmen, Odumosu said the police fired tear gas at the protesters to avoid a breakdown of law and order. The police commissioner noted that he ordered his men to tear gas the protesters because they went...

#EndSARS Memorial Protest: You Can’t Stop Us, Falz Dares Police


Nigerian Rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has accused the police and the Federal Government of attempting to intimidate organisers of the #EndSARS movement. This is coming amidst plans to organise a memorial protest on honour of those killed last year at Lekki Tollgate Lagos by the security forces. The protest rocked the nation in 2020 until it was quelled...

#EndSARS: We Can’t Tolerate Anniversary Protest In Lagos, Police Warn


Lagos State Police Command said an intelligence report has revealed plans by some groups to hold an #EndSARS anniversary protest. In a statement signed by its spokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu, the command stated that Lagos State and Nigerians cannot afford another #EndSARS protest. The Lagos police spokesman said people should relive the “distasteful experience of last year’s #EndSARS protest which caused pain,...

Lagos Police Issues Strong Warning As Second #ENDSARS Protest Looms


The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday, warned against any planned protest in the state. A statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, revealed that the command had received information of a planned protest to mark one year of the #EndSARS protest. Ajisebutu warned that the police would not hesitate to use all...

Dissatisfied Victim Fumes As #EndSARS Panel Awards N7.5m Compensation


The Lagos State Judicial Panel probing police brutality yesterday awarded N7.5million to a trader, Ndukwe Ekekwe, whose spine was broken after being thrown off a two-storey building at Alaba International Market in Ojo Local Government Area (LGA) by police officers in 2018. But an angry Ekekwe, 34, described the amount as too inadequate to compensate for his ordeal. In his petition,...

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