#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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#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: FCTA bans protests in Abuja

EndSARs protesters at NASS gate on Thursday..Photo Olatunji Obasa The Federal Capital Territory Security Committee has banned #EndSARS protests in Abuja, the nation’s capital, for alleged violation of the COVID-19 protocols. The FCT Administration said it was concerned that despite the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, last Sunday, the demonstrations had continued, …

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Former APC Presidential Aspirant Threatens To Sue Twitter CEO For backing #EndSARS

Former APC Presidential Aspirant Threatens To Sue Twitter CEO For Supporting #EndSARS A former Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba has threatened to drag Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, for supporting #EndSARS campaign. Naija News reports that protesting youths in Nigeria are agitating for the end to Police brutalization and extra judicial killings of Nigerians. The protesters …

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