No fatalities recorded at Lekki toll gate shooting – Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos State, Babjide Sanwo-Olu has said that no life was lost at the shooting that happened on Tuesday at Lekki toll gate plaza. Governor Sanwo-Olu made the claim in his live broadcast on Wednesday stating, however, that some protesters were injured. He said some of the injured victims…

#EndSARS: Fayemi inaugurates 10-member judicial panel of inquiry

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into alleged human rights violations by security personnel, especially the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS). This is contained in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday by Mr Olayinka Oyebode, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov.…

#EndSARS: IPAC calls for postponement of bye-elections

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Tuesday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to consider postponement of Oct. 31 bye-elections by two weeks following the ongoing #EndSARS protests. The protests in the last 13 days have, however, created a lot of tension in most parts of the country. The…

Justice Sidiq heads Ondo panel of inquiry on FSARS

Justice Salisu Adesola Sidiq has been tapped by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to head a judicial panel of inquiry on the atrocities of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad(FSARS). Akeredolu announced members of the eight-man panel on Monday night. He said Mr. Lanre Amuda will serve as Secretary Akeredolu said the panel was…

Ekiti govt denies sending soldiers to protest grounds

Ekiti State Government has described social media reports that soldiers have taken over Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, chasing protesters with guns as untrue and misleading. Akin Omole, the Commissioner for Information and Value Orientation, said in a statement on Tuesday that soldiers did not engage the protesters even as the…

#EndSARS: ActionAid calls on Buhari to address Nigerians

ActionAid Nigeria has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation and give a clear-cut response to the demands of the #EndSARS protesters before it is too late. ActionAid Nigeria made the appeal in a statement signed by Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director of the organisation, in Abuja on…

Atiku warns Buhari against using force on #EndSARS protesters

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against deploying maximum force to disperse #EndSARS protesters staging peaceful protests across the country. The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in a tweet on Tuesday stated the use of force would only aggravate the situation. He expressed sadness over loss…