Tag Archives: Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State’s Post-Riot Recovery May Cost Up To N1 Trillion

During a solidarity visit to Lagos, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday condemned destruction caused by the #EndSARS protests and also sympathised with Nigerians killed before, during, and after the unrest. Gbajabiamila who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives along with Southwest governors and ministers from the region vowed…

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Twitter Reacts After Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Scene Of Lekki Shooting

The Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola on Sunday, found a hidden camera at the scene of the shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos state. Fashola made this discovery while making on-the-spot assessment of the place where #EndSARS protesters demonstrated for 13 days before they were forcefully dispersed. On Tuesday, men in army uniform invaded…

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Tinubu Speaks On Lagos Riots, Lekki Shooting During Governor Sanwo-Olu’s Courtesy Visit

Former Lagos governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Saturday reacted following the violent military crackdown on peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate area of the state that left scores dead and several injured. During a courtesy visit to incumbent Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the State House in Marina, he addressed the Lekki massacre, stating that he…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says He Hasn’t Spoken To Buhari ‘Directly’ Since Lekki Shootings

Two days after soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gate, Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has not yet spoken to President Muhammad Buhari. Recall that the governor confirmed the attack on Wednesday, noting that there were no fatalities. However Amnesty International said in a report that twelve people were killed, but that figure could be much…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says CCTV Cameras Were Not Uninstalled From Lekki Toll Gate

Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has denied claims that he ordered the uninstallation of CCTV cameras at the Lekki tollgate before the military crackdown on #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday. Discussing the recent events in the state in an interview with Arise TV, Sanwo-Olu on Thursday also debunked the rumor that he abetted the federal government’s plan to attack…

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#LekkiGenocide: Governor Sanwo-Olu Apologizes To Lagosians Over Soldiers’ Action

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statewide broadcast on Wednesday expressed regrets over widespread violence in the state, apologizing to residents for the actions. Sanwo-Olu, who started his speech by condemning the attack by soldiers on #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, said he was touched by infirmities and feelings of residents. According to the governor,…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says No Lives Were Lost During Attack On Lekki Protesters

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has just announced that nobody was killed during a military attack on peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night. The governor who spoke in a statewide broadcast on Wednesday, started by saying that it was unfortunate that his government failed in persuading in Lekki protesters, noting that Alausa protesters were able…

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#EndSARS: Governor Sanwo-Olu Visits Lekki Mass Shooting Victims, Orders Investigation

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday visited the victims of the mass shooting carried out by soldiers at the Lekki Toll Gate #EndSARS protest ground in Lagos state. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, hours after military officers fired live bullets at the protesters in a bid to disperse them from the venue, Sanwo-Olu condemned the shooting  after he visited the…

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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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#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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