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Lagos #EndSARS panel illegal, can’t probe military, police – Keyamo

Lagos #EndSARS panel illegal, can’t probe military, police – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), on Sunday dismissed the #EndSARS panel set up by the Lagos State Government and the report it presented to state government recently. Keyamo said it was out of the jurisdiction of the panel to investigate the activities of Federal Government institutions and officials such as the...

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#EndSARS: Unlike Buhari, Gambian President Vows To Act On Report Detailing Torture, Abuses Suffered By Citizens

#EndSARS: Unlike Buhari, Gambian President Vows To Act On Report Detailing Torture, Abuses Suffered By Citizens

The Gambian President, Adama Barrow, on Thursday, received a three-year report compiled by the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) which details the human rights abuses, torture and killings of citizens under a former leader, Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year dictatorship. Barrow at the State House in The Gambia made the promise, saying, “My government will study...

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Lagos State University Lecturer Spends Five Times His Salary On Newspaper Advert Discrediting #EndSARS Panel Report

Lagos State University Lecturer Spends Five Times His Salary On Newspaper Advert Discrediting #EndSARS Panel Report

A lecturer of the Lagos State University (LASU), Dr Abubakri Yekini says there was no “massacre” at the Lekki toll gate on October 20, 2020. Yekini in a paid advert on ThisDay newspaper on Wednesday described the leaked report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel as fake. While the advert is worth about N1.9million, Nigerian...

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Who Would Receive Compensation If Families Didn’t Show Up? – Lai Mohammed Queries Lagos #EndSARS Report On Lekki Tollgate Killings

Who Would Receive Compensation If Families Didn’t Show Up? – Lai Mohammed Queries Lagos #EndSARS Report On Lekki Tollgate Killings

The Lagos State judicial panel has been queried by Federal Government over its report which claimed that family members of those killed during the EndSARS protest were afraid to speak. This was made known on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, wondering who would be compensated since the families of allegedly...

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You Can’t Be Judge In Your Own Case – #EndSARS Groups Ask Governor Sanwo-Olu To Resign

You Can’t Be Judge In Your Own Case – #EndSARS Groups Ask Governor Sanwo-Olu To Resign

The New Nigeria Network in partnership with #EndSARSUnited, a coalition of #EndSARS groups, asked for the resignation of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State over the killings that occurred on October 20, 2020, at the Lekki tollgate. The group also blamed the Lekki massacre on President Buhari, saying the military personnel who carried out the...

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#MySARSStory: Your End Is Near

#MySARSStory: Your End Is Near

Mbam Eji was killed in police custody at the Ebonyi State Police Command Headquarters on 6th August, 2020.  Obinna Mbam Eji is the first child of the deceased, one of his 19 children. He is from Ndinkwuda Igbeagu, in the Izzi Local Government of Ebonyi State. He is 25 years old, married and with four...

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#EndSARS Report: Panel Member, Adegboruwa Alleges Threat To Life, Wants Government Held Responsible For Any Misfortune

#EndSARS Report: Panel Member, Adegboruwa Alleges Threat To Life, Wants Government Held Responsible For Any Misfortune

Amember of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS-Related Abuses and other matters, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) says there have been lots of threats by those suspected to be agents of the government against him since the release of the report of the panel saying protesters were killed at the...

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Lagos reacts to controversy over EndSARS panel report

Lagos reacts to controversy over EndSARS panel report

The Lagos State Government has reacted to the controversy that greeted the leaked report of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters. After the report leaked on Monday, many Nigerians have expressed divided views. Some of them doubted the contents of the report, pointed out loopholes...

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Those Who Ordered, Carried Out, Defended Lekki Tollgate Massacre Must Be Punished—Activist, Sowore

Those Who Ordered, Carried Out, Defended Lekki Tollgate Massacre Must Be Punished—Activist, Sowore

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has said those who ordered, carried out or supported the massacre of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate last year should be brought to justice.  Sowore stated this while reacting to the report released by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the Lekki tollgate shooting of last year The...

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