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EndSARS: New report exposes police brutality, shrinking civic space in Nigeria

  Daniel Kanu A coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of the Action Group on Free Civic Space has released a new well-researched report detailing the atrocities perpetrated…

Enugu #EndSARS protests’ panel submits report

The nine-member Administrative Panel of Inquiry constituted by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on October 28, 2020, to ascertain victims of the last year’s peaceful #EndSARS protests in the…

#EndSARS: Mother Seeks Justice Over Son’s Disappearance After Arrest 3Yrs Ago

A petitioner, Hilda Ezeala has demanded the whereabouts of her son who was reportedly arrested by operatives of defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) more than three years ago. Ezeala, who…

ENDSARS and America’s shifting policy priority

By Jeremy Philips   Nigeria is facing threat of more civil unrest in 2021 as the US adopts a major foreign policy change that will transform civil society organizations into…

Barely a day after accusing Davido of stealing his slangs, video of NBA Geeboy looting shops during Endsars protest surfaces

Video of NBA Geeboy looting during the #EndSars protest has surfaced online, barely a day after he called out Davido. Recall, yesterday, NBA Geeboy called out Davido and accused him…

EndSARS panel Submits reports in Niger

From John Adams, Minna The Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police brutality in Niger State has submitted it reports…

◦ Police misconduct caused #EndSARS protest, says PSC chairman

By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja The Chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith on Tuesday attributed last year’s #EndSARS protest that broke out in several major cities across the country to…

#14thHeadies: Omah Lay wins ‘Next Rated’ award, dedicates it to #EndSARS victims

Singer, Omah Lay has emerged the winner of the Next Rated Award category at the 14th edition of the Headies music awards ceremony. The ‘Next Rated’ category is a voting…

JUST IN: #EndSARS: Two Victims Of Police Brutality Receive N20m From Lagos Panel

Two victims of police brutality were awarded N10 million each by the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters, on Friday. The…

Week in Review: Ortom vs Mohammed, EndSARS protests, Shasha market crisis, others

The week which ended 13th of February, 2021, was like most weeks in Nigeria, with interesting, controversial and tragic events. Though most of the happenings have overtime become a stubborn…

We must handle #ENDSARS protest with caution, says Lagos Rep

By Tony Akowe, Abuja The member representing Epe Federal Constituency of Lagos state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Wale Raji, has appealed for caution in the handling of the…

‘We refuse to be pawns’ — 5 youth reps withdraw from Anambra #EndSARS panel

Five youth representatives have resigned their membership of the Anambra judicial panel, set up by the state government to probe police brutality and extrajudicial killings. In October 2020, youths took…

#EndSARS: ‘Difference Between Us And Older Generation Is‘ Smart Phones’ – Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe Popular media personality, Noble Igwe has said that the older generation of Nigerians was never the problem. This is owing to the backlash he received after he tweeted…

#EndSARS: Mr. Macaroni and 39 other #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters charged to court

The Lagos state police have charged popular Nigerian comedian, Mr. Macaroni and 39 other #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters arrested at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday to court. The protesters have been arraigned…

#EndSARS: Despite presence of heavy security, more protesters storm #LekkiTollgate (Photos)

Despite presence of heavy security and mass arrests, more protesters have stormed the Lekki tollgate in their numbers to protest against the reopening of the tollgate. Recall that popular comedian,…