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EndSARS: Lagos Assembly Committee commends Council Chairmen’s resilience

Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr AdbulSobur Olawale has commended the Executive Chairman of Ajeromi Local Government, LG, Mr. Fatai Ayoola, management and staff members for the resilience to rebuild the Secretariat that was destroyed during the aftermath of the ENDSARS protest.

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#EndSARS Panel: Protest Coordinator Testifies As Army Fails To Show Up Again

  The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters on Saturday listed eight petitions for hearing. The Nigerian Army was at the top of the list as the panel gave the military yet another chance to appear and state its version of the incident of Oct 20, 2020, … Continue reading #EndSARS Panel: Protest Coordinator Testifies As Army Fails To Show Up Again Read Full Story

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Lekki Toll Gate: Five Months After, Nigerians Demand Answers

  Five months after operatives of the Nigerian Army stormed the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos and opened fire on the peaceful #EndSARS protesters, Nigerians are demanding answers. The protesters who were demanding an end to police brutality and good governance in the country had converged at the toll gate before being shot by armed security … Continue reading Lekki Toll Gate: Five Months After, Nigerians Demand Answers Read Full Story

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#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Summons Three Directors Of Techno Oil

  The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters has summoned three management staff of Techno oil. Those summoned are the Group Managing Director, Nkechi Obi, Anthony Onyeama and Godfrey Okigbo. The Chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi gave approval for a subpoena summoning the three based … Continue reading #EndSARS: Lagos Panel Summons Three Directors Of Techno Oil Read Full Story

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Updated: Why PPPRA lacks constitutional power to determine fuel price in Nigeria — Falana

By Arogbonlo Israel Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has revealed why the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) lacks the ‘constructional power’ to determine the prices of petroleum products in Nigeria. The celebral lawyer during an interview with Vanguard on Monday, faulted the attempted announcement of petrol price by PPPRA claiming the decision was
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#EndSARS: Ekiti Govt Begins Compensation Of Victims

  The Ekiti State Government on Monday began compensation of victims of police brutality and abuses of human rights as an aftermath of the #EndSARS protests. Though the panel has not ended its sitting, the state government said it must register its deep concerns and willingness to compensate victims without delay. Governor Kayode Fayemi who … Continue reading #EndSARS: Ekiti Govt Begins Compensation Of Victims Read Full Story

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Pictorial: Fayemi compensates first batch of police brutality survivors

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has on Monday presented monetary compensations to the first batch of #EndSARS panel beneficiaries at the Conference Hall, Governor’s Office, Ado Ekiti. This was done in accordance with the recommendations of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad […] Read Full Story

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#EndSARS: 7,000 motorcycles stolen from DRTS recovered — official

Mr Wadata Bodinga, the Director, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Transport Services (DRTS), says  it has recovered more than 7,000 motorcycles stolen from the directorate during #End SARS protest. Bodinga said during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the motorcycles were those seized within Abuja for illegal
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Lekki Shooting: We Had Mass Casualty To Deal With, Doctor Says At Lagos Panel

  Reddington Hospital on Saturday submitted more medical records of the patients it treated after the Lekki toll gate shooting to the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS and other related matters. Men of the Nigerian army shot at protesters occupying the toll gate on October 20, although the military has … Continue reading Lekki Shooting: We Had Mass Casualty To Deal With, Doctor Says At Lagos Panel Read Full Story

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How we formed gang during #EndSARS, robbed, killed two PoS operators –Suspects

Seven members of a gang that allegedly specialises in robbery and kidnapping in Abia State are cooling off their heels in the custody of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team. The suspects, Basil Macdonald, Emeka Uche, Godwin Rafael, Uzoma Samuel, Sunday Chibuike, Godwin Kalu and Abraham Thompson, were apprehended in their various hideouts in […] Read Full Story

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#EndSARS Panel Awards Man Who Spent Six Years In Prison Without Trial

  Marc Chidiebere Nwadi, a man who spent six years in prison without a trial, has been awarded ₦7.5m by the Lagos State Government. The state government, through the State Judicial Panel on the Restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses and other matters, on Friday delivered the judgment on the man’s case, noting that he … Continue reading #EndSARS Panel Awards Man Who Spent Six Years In Prison Without Trial Read Full Story

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Umahi To Ebonyi Youths: Remove Your Minds From Politics, Succeed First

  Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has cautioned youths of the state against indulging in politics, telling them to be successful first. The governor gave this directive on Wednesday during an Ebonyi State #EndSARS Summit hosted by the state government in Abakaliki. Umahi said, “Remove your minds from politics and succeed first. Those who are … Continue reading Umahi To Ebonyi Youths: Remove Your Minds From Politics, Succeed First Read Full Story

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#ENDSARS: Lawyer who filed case against Falz, Davido is fake — NBA

By Onozure Dania A legal practitioner, Kenechukwu Okeke, who filed a criminal suit over the actions of 50 persons, including celebrities during the October 2020 EndSARS protest, before an Abuja Magistrate Court, has been confirmed to be a fake lawyer and never called to the bar. The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, said, yesterday, that Okeke’s
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#ENDSARS: Lawyer who filed case against Falz, Davido is fake — NBA

By Onozure Dania A legal practitioner, Kenechukwu Okeke, who filed a criminal suit over the actions of 50 persons, including celebrities during the October 2020 EndSARS protest, before an Abuja Magistrate Court, has been confirmed to be a fake lawyer and never called to the bar. The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, said, yesterday, that Okeke’s
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#ENDSARS: Lawyer who filed case against Falz, Davido is fake — NBA

By Onozure Dania A legal practitioner, Kenechukwu Okeke, who filed a criminal suit over the actions of 50 persons, including celebrities during the October 2020 EndSARS protest, before an Abuja Magistrate Court, has been confirmed to be a fake lawyer and never called to the bar. The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, said, yesterday, that Okeke’s
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#EndSARS: How Police Tricked Me With DHL Parcel, Petitioner Tells Lagos Panel

  More petitioners showed up at the resumed sitting of the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters. One of those who testified was Mrs. Ebere Okpara who narrated how she was lured out of her house to receive a DHL parcel. She is the second petitioner to … Continue reading #EndSARS: How Police Tricked Me With DHL Parcel, Petitioner Tells Lagos Panel Read Full Story

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ENDSARS:Life has been unbearable since we lost our husbands – Widows

—– How our husbands were killed By Dayo Johnson Akure Three widows whose husbands were killed during last year’s ENDSARS protest in Ondo state have cried out that life has been unbearable since they lost their bread winners. The widows, Mrs Rachael Apuwabi, Mrs Deborah Ogunsakin and Mrs Modupe Oluwadare narrated how their husbands were killed
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