Category Archives: Discreet

#EndSARS: Senate President Ahmed Lawan Says ‘Time Has Come For Protests To Stop’

With protests across Nigeria nearing the 12-day mark, Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Saturday called for an end to anti-police brutality protests even as law enforcement officers continue to intimidate and threaten demonstrators. Protests have erupted daily around the world regarding the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). They are now are punctuated with more demands including, calling for…

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#EndSARS Protests: Sanwo-Olu Commiserates With Family Of Surulere Stray-Bullet Victim

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Satuday visited the widow of Mr. Okechukwu Iloamuazor, the man hit by a stray bullet during last Monday’s EndSARS demonstration that turned violent at the Surulere area of the metropolis. Sanwo-Olu who said he was brought close to clears on Twitter, commiserated with the family over the incident, which he described as…

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#EndSARS: Phyno, Flavour Condemn Police For Disrupting Anambra Protest

Nigerian musicians Phyno and Flavour have both condemned the police in Anambra state for shooting peaceful protesters who were demanding for an end to police brutality and abolishment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Recall that on Friday, thousands joined the two mega stars including Kcee and Zoro, in marching to Awkuzu town, which hosts the notorious…

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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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Lilian Afegbai Reacts To Murder Allegations Levelled Against Her Mother

Lilian Afegbai has responded after facing backlash over accusations that her mother Carol Afegbai, a retired senior police officer, murdered a university student in 2013. Social media users on Friday had called out the Nollywood actress after she slammed critics accusing her of wearing flashy attires to the #EndSARS protests as well as losing focus of…

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#EndSARS: Mass Protests Continue To Erupt Across Lagos, Enugu, Benue & More

Following yesterday’s candlelight procession held in honour of police violence victims, Nigerians continued their outcry on Saturday demanding that the entire police force be reformed. The #EndSARS protests are fasting spreading across the country as more states have also joined in the movement. On Friday, major districts in Lagos, Abuja, Anambra, Ibadan and more were…

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#EndSARS: Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Approves Panel Of Inquiry Into Police Violence

Kaduna Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has constituted a judicial panel to probe acts involving police brutality in the state amid ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. El-Rufai announced this on Friday in a public statement which he shared on Twitter. According to him, the commission of inquiry will be…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of “Americanah” Has Been Reportedly Cancelled

In case you missed it, Lupita Nyong’o‘s long-awaited adaptation of Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been scrapped by HBO Max. According to Variety, the series planned to start shooting earlier this year but was set back by the coronavirus pandemic. This, however, forced Nyong’o to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts. The show received a ten-episode straight-to-series order at the streamer in…

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#EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack On Benin Protesters, Urges Police To Find Culprits

The violent attack carried out by unidentified thugs on #ENDSARS protesters in Benin on Friday has been condemned by state governor Godwin Obaseki. A statement by Crusoe Osagie, media aide to the governor and made available to newsmen said the Obaseki ordered for a thorough investigation to bring the culprits to justice. “I have just learnt that hoodlums…

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#EndSARS: Police Commission To Prosecute 24 Errant Ex-SARS Officials, Dismiss 37 More

No fewer than 37 police officers have been recommended for Inspector General of Police (IGP) to dismiss by the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). According to Punch, they were found with misconduct following an investigation into allegations of human rights violations and abuse of office against the now-disbanded SARS. Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary of the…

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