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#EndSARS: Abuja Sees Fresh Protest Despite Inspector-General Of Police’s Warnings

Over hundred of FCT residents attended an #EndSARS protest in the country’s capital on Monday, following widespread rumours that a second wave of the anti-police brutality demonstration was in the works. In videos being shared by the protesters on Twitter, a mammoth crowd was spotted shocking many social media users. This is because just a month ago the Inspector-General of Police…

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ICYMI: Major Highlights From UK Parliament’s Debate On #EndSARS Protest Fallout

After receiving a petition to sanction the Nigerian government for allegedly clamping down on the rights of #EndSARS protesters, members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday pushed for possible sanctions over alleged human rights abuses during the anti-police brutality demonstrations. The calls for sanctions were made on Monday evening when the Petitions Committee of the UK Parliament held a debate…

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#EndSARS: Protest Fontliner Eromosele Adene Released After 12 Days In Police Custody

Eromosele Adene, an anti-police brutality protest frontliner, who made headlines weeks ago after he was charged with allegations of aiding the #EndSARS protest in Lagos has been releasedfrom police detention. One of the lawyers who provided legal aid to the protesters, Modupe Odele, popularly known as Moechievous, shared a video showing a once-again freed Eromosele via…

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#EndSARS: UK Parliament Will Discuss Petition Seeking Sanctions Against Nigerian Government

Members of the UK Parliament have scheduled November 23 to debate sanctions against the Buhari administration over its handling of the historic #EndSARS protests which drew international attention last month. The parliamentarians will consider a petition from hundreds of thousands of Nigerians that asked them to look into the killings and gross violations of human…

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DJ Switch Talks Horrific #EndSARS Experience & Nigerian Government In New CNN Interview

Hours after releasing its independent forensic investigation on the Lekki Toll Gate shooting which drew global attention, CNN has caught up with DJ Switch, one of the anti-police brutality protest frontliners who captured the incident in a livestream as she relives her horrific experience. The disc jockey, whose real name is Obianuju Catherine Udeh has been in the…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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Following #EndSARS Unrest, Lagos Police Vow To Resist New Protests

Residents in Lagos have been warned by the state Police Command to desist from any form of planned protest, procession, or gathering under any guise. Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, gave the warning on Thursday in a statement on behalf of the police authorities in the state. He stated that the police would resist…

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OAP Do2tun Slams Nigerians Who Were Mute On #EndSARS But Vocal About US Elections

In the light of US presidential elections, on-air personality, Do2tun has slammed Nigerians who are actively sharing opinions but remained silent during the #EndSARS movement that called for the abolishment of a rogue tactical unit of the Nigerian Police Force and end to police brutality. America’s election kicked off Tuesday October 3 and people all over the world…

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#EndSARS: Northern Governors Chime Support For Regulation Of Social Media

Members of the Northern Governors Forum have backed the Federal Government’s proposition to censor social media, lamenting the devastating effect of “uncontrolled social media” in spreading fake news and fueling crisis At a meeting in Kaduna with traditional rulers from the region, the Inspector General of Police, and the President of the Senate on Monday, the governors who…

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#EndSARS: Minister Of Youths, Sports Opines That Protests Ushered In Dangers Of Fake News

In the light of Nigeria looking to regulate of social media, after weeks of #EndSARS protests, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has opened up about the fake news widely spread during the anti-police brutality demonstrations and its dangers. Dare who appeared in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, said the question of…

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