Category Archives: Breaking

Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Issues Statewide 24-Hours Curfew Amid #EndSARS Protests

Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the imposition of a 24 hours curfew following the violent trend of #EndSARS protests around the state. According to the governor, the curfew which start from 4pm on Tuesday, October 20, will only exempt essential service providers and first responders. The move became necessary, he said, given the rise…

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JUST IN: Angry Thugs Reportedly Set Orile-Iganmu Police Station Ablaze

A police station in Orile-Iganmu Local Government Area of Lagos State has been set alight by an agitated mob in retaliation to the alleged shooting of two residents, which left one dead and the other critically injured. According to eyewitnesses who shared videos from the scene on social media, the incident occurred around 09.45 am, although, It…

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#EndSARS: Tinubu Urges Protesters To Call Of Demonstrations, Allow Government Implement Demands

Former Governor of Lagos state and National Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told #EndSARS protesters to call off demonstration in order to give the federal government a chance to implement their demands. Tinubu who disclosed this via Twitter on Tuesday averred that the Buhari administration has acted with commendable dispatch by…

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All Lagos Schools To Close Until Further Notice Due To #ENDSARS Protests

Schools across the Lagos has been ordered immediate closure following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests. This directive was issued on Monday October 19 by the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, on behalf of the government, as part of the measures aimed at ensuring the safety of the pupils/students, parents, and all staff working…

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Cars Set On Fire As Armed Thugs, Protesters Clash At #EndSARS Rally In Abuja

What started as a peaceful #EndSARS rally in Abuja Monday ended with allegedly over 200 vehicles on fire, tear gas deployed, protesters being attacked by the police, and more destruction. The rally coincided with similar violent events that have been going on in the country’s capital around the country in the aftermath of Special Anti-Robbery Squad’s disbandment. According to Punch,…

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#EndSARS: Governor Sanwo-Olu Swears In Lagos Judicial Panel, Commences Hearing

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu hosted the swearing in of a Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution which he recently formed to inquire cases of human rights abuses by officials of the now-defunct police tactical unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The panel headed by Justice Doris Okuwobi of the Lagos State High Court was sworn in on Monday at the Lagos House,…

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#EndSARS: Okonjo-Iweala And Bishop Oyedepo Endorse Anti-Police Brutality Protests

Living Faith Church’s presiding Bishop David Oyedepo has joined a former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in backing youths protesting against police brutality, extrajudicial killings, and extortion in the country. Oyedepo who spoke during a church service on Sunday October 18, he warned against the shooting at protesters, explaining that the youth have good justifications to protest…

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Edo Governor Announces 24-Hour Curfew Following Violent #EndSARS Protests

A statewide 4 pm  curfew has been declared by Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki as part of a statewide emergency. The curfew is to take effect from Monday, October 19, following reports of vandalism and attacks on residents throughout parts of the state. “The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The…

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