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#EndSARS: Military Officers Shoot At Peaceful Anti-Police Brutality Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

At least two Lagos #EndSARS protesters was shot by military men Tuesday evening as the city braced for a 24-hours curfew imposed by the state governor due to the reports of violence and vandalism resulting from the demonstrations. The incident occurred at the Lekki Toll Gate as protesters attempting to block the ever-busy toll service were confronted by soldiers, according to eye witnesses.…

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#EndSARS: ‘Get A Grip Of Yourselves’ — BBNaija’s Tacha Tells Deviating Protesters

Big Brother Naija star Tacha Akide has cautioned #EndSARS protesters not to derail from the main objectives of the demonstrations. Taking to social media on Friday, the serial entrepreneur appeared in a passionate video where she called out protesters in Lekki area of Lagos state, sending out a reminder that the protests grounds is not a carnival…

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Thousands Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos, Abuja To Honor Victims Of Police Violence

Candlelight vigils are a cultural staple for showing support for a cause or for those in mourning. In this case, it was both. Amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests, a candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Lagos and Abuja in honor of all those that have been lost at the hands police violence. The vigil which…

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#EndSWAT: Protests Continue As Nigerians Reject Formation Of New “SWAT” Squad

Protests against police brutality and extra-judicial killings continued on Wednesday October 14 with a new hashtag #EndSWAT. The protest follows the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to set up a new unit called the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, to replace the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Unit (SARS). According to the protesters,…

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Lagos’ #EndSARS Protests Enter 7th Day As Falz, Others Resume Demonstrations | #SARSMustEnd

The widespread protests against police brutality and operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) continued on Tuesday with Nigerians reiterating their demands. Despite Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s plea for a break, #EndSARS protesters have laid siege to the Lekki toll gate, along the Lekki-Epe Expressway. The Falz-led protest began as early with many youths calling for the end to…

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Sanwo-Olu Booed By #SARSMustEnd Protesters In Lekki, Assures End To Police Brutality In Lagos

Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu received a poor reception when he arrived the Lekki expressway toll gate to pacify #EndSARS protesters on Monday October 12. The agitation for the dissolution of the now-dissolved Special Anti Robbery (SARS), a notorious tactical police unit continued in different parts of Nigeria on Monday as many youths brought to a halt the…

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Gridlock In Lagos As #EndSARS Protesters Shut Down Lekki Toll Gate

Despite the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the notorious police unit, #EndSARS protesters on Monday October 12 hit the Lekki Toll Gate section of the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos State, to resume demonstrations. The development led to a massive early morning gridlock as commuters and motorists on their way to work were on standstill. We…

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Tekno, Producer and Truck Owner In Police Custody Over Public Strippers’ Display In Lagos

Afro-pop star, Tekno caused a frenzy recently after he was spotted in a see-through moving truck with couple of semi-naked strippers dancing seductively in traffic around the Lekki Toll gate on Friday Night. In relation to that, the singer and his video producer Lawal Tijani, were invited to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, to…

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