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FG engage UK Government over threat to impose sanctions on Nigeria’s officials for their roles in the #EndSARS protests

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this yesterday, November 24, while fielding questions from State House correspondents at the end of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Onyeama said the Nigerian government reached to present its own side…

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EndSARS: UK lawmakers slam Buhari regime, demand sanctions (Video)

Members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday took turns to lambast the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for the attack and intimidation of protesters who took part in the #EndSARS demonstrations. They demanded sanctions on government officials and security agents such as visa ban, freezing of assets and stopping the…

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#EndSARS: Amaechi wants attackers of NPA headquarters prosecuted

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday, described the October 21 attack by hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, on the Nigerian Ports Authority headquarters as disastrous. During a tour of the NPA headquarters, Amaechi also noted that the perpetrators of the act should be punished. “The damage is disastrous. No matter how you…

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Mainland Hospital: We are not allowed to release bodies of #ENDSARS protesters

The management of Mainland Hospital, Lagos, says it received a directive from the state Ministry of Health not to release corpses of suspected #ENDSARS protesters. PunchNG reporter visited the Mainland Hospital after the Chief Coroner of Lagos State, Mrs. Mojisola Dada, via a public announcement, directed relatives who had lost loved ones between October 19th…

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Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists

Mr Adesina Ogunlana, an #EndSARS lawyer has stated that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the shooting which occurred at Lekki tollgate on October 20. Recounting how the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo alleged that soldiers were deployed after…

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CNN investigation sheds new light on Nigeria EndSARS protests, Confirms Military killed protesters at Lekki Toll Gate! (Graphic Video)

CNN has released its findings from an independent investigation carried out on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki tollgate. Watch the CNN investigation video of the Lekki Toll Gate shooting of EndSARS protesters by the Nigerian Army below: The media house also spoke with some of the protesters who were at the scene…

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Lagos Police trace more EndSARS looters through video recordings

The Lagos State Police Command has commenced the second phase of clampdown on suspects who looted public and private properties during the violence unleashed by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests in the state. Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said the culprits were being intercepted following analysis of videos that showed looting and destruction of…

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#EndSARS:I won’t allow a repeat of protests – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would do everything to prevent a repeat of the recent #EndSARS protest. The President gave the assurance during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday. Briefing State House Correspondents on the proceedings from the meeting, the…

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#EndSARS: Lawyers ask court to order disbandment of Lagos panel

Two lawyers on Wednesday asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to order the disbandment of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the state government to probe the allegations of brutality by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, inaugurated the eight-man panel on October 19 following the…

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CSOs to FG: Stop intimidating #EndSARS activists — focus on reforms

A coalition of 32 civil society organisations (CSOs) has accused the federal government of clamping down on #EndSARS campaigners rather than addressing demanded reforms. The coalition, in a statement on Tuesday, expressed concern about the attacks targeted at human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners especially since the start of the #EndSARS protests. The coalition said…

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EndSARS: Panel to invite Peter Obi

The Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings and other Related Matters has said that it would invite Ex-governor, Peter Obi or anyone indicted by petitioners to appear before the panel and also give testimonies. The chairman of the panel, Justice Veronica Umeh was reacting to a petitioner, Chief Bonaventure Mokwe…

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UK responds to #ENDSARS petition against FG

UK Government and Parliament on Thursday responded to the #ENDSARS petition by some Nigerians against the Federal government. With about 219,723 signatures, the petition seeks to implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials, over abuse of power by the operatives of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, and the alleged shooting at protestors…