#EndSARS – Governors call for judicial panel, end to protests

The Nigeria Governors Forum on Monday called for a judicial commission of inquiry to review cases of police brutality, especially by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad across the country. The governors appealed to #EndSARS protesters to end the protests to prevent hoodlums from hijacking it. This was contained in a communique issued by NGF after the 20th emergency …

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Police asking for bribe before probing IGP’s men who killed my son – Former Naval Officer’s wife

Police officers probing my son’s killing by IGP’s men said they wouldn’t begin work until I give a bribe– Ex-naval officer’s wife Agori Mrs Victoria Agori, an evangelist, whose 21-year-old son was shot in her presence inside the IGP Monitoring Unit office in Rivers State by trigger-happy policemen, tells CHUKWUDI AKASIKE how getting justice has become an uphill task 17 …

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#EndSARS, Airlines increase airfare of domestic flights

Following the ongoing protests against police brutality in the country, airfares on domestic routes have increased. The increase in the price regime was reflected by several carriers on weekend flights for one-way trips from Lagos to Abuja. Before now, the cost of flights ranged from N27,000 to N38,000 depending on the class of ticket purchased. However, Arik Air recorded N43, …

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EndSARS: Buhari mocks dead police victims

When #EndSARS protesters upended one of the czars of Nigeria’s 36 states, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in Lagos and he fled in surrender to Aso Rock last week, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), burst into laughter. Buhari’s laughter wasn’t hearty. It was dry and mirthless, whizzing like a horsewhip on bare skin in harmattan. The laughter echoes the snapping of …

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums paid to attack Benin protesters – handballer Nosa-Odia

Isoken Nosa-Odia, a member of the women’s national handball team, says hoodlums were paid to attack #EndSARS protesters on Friday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Nosa-Odia, who plays for Israeli side Hapeol Kiryat-Ono, is part of the protesters in the state calling for an end to police brutality, extortion, and extrajudicial killings across the country. But the peaceful …

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#EndSars:NECO reschedules exam over ongoing EndSars protest

The National Examinations Council has announced the rescheduling of the Paper I Computer Studies Practical earlier fixed for today (Monday) between 10am and 1pm. The paper has now been fixed for Monday, November 16, 2020, between 10am and 1pm. A statement issued on Sunday by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, titled: ‘Rescheduling of Paper I …

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Oshoala celebrates first goal of season with #EndSARS fist

Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala celebrated her first goal in the 2020-21 Spanish Primera Iberdrola campaign with a fist showing her support for the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. The Barcelona attacker opened scoring this season against Sporting Huelva. Just five minutes into the game, Oshoala broke the deadlock. The game ended 6-0 in favour of Barcelona. After scoring, Oshoala …

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