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The #EndSARS protest on Friday turned bloody in Edo State as protesters were attacked by some hoodlums.

Written by on 17 October 2020

The attackers struck after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital. They chased the protesters brandishing machetes and shooting into the air. One of the protesters told Channels Television that many have been injured following the attack and insisted that the armed men were sponsored to disrupt the […]

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No Single Protester Was Killed In Lagos – CP

Written by on 14 October 2020

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has said that no single protester was killed during the protest in Lagos on Monday. The CP said this on Tuesday, while addressing a group of protesting lawyers who marched to the Lagos State Police command, bearing various placards. Contrary to reports that several persons were shot […]

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#ENDSARS Protesters Storm Government Secretariat, Ibadan

Written by on 13 October 2020

Protesters against police brutality, extortion, and extra-judicial killing on Tuesday morning gathered at the Government Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. All adjoining roads to the secretariat were blocked as a result of the protesting activities and a huge number of protesters. The protesters demanded to be addressed by the State Governor Seyi Makinde. […]

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No SARS official should be seen in public – IGP orders commissioners

Written by on 13 October 2020

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered all state commissioners of police to ensure no officer and other insignia of the Special Anti-robbery squad is seen in public. In the “police wireless message” dated October 12, 2020, seen by reporters, the state commissioners of police are to ensure “strict compliance” of the directive. […]

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#EndSARS Protest Spreads To More States – Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Enugu, Others Join

Written by on 13 October 2020

Protesters on Tuesday continued their agitations against police brutality and high-handed operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS). Port Harcourt the capital of Rivers State; Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State; and Enugu the capital city of Enugu are some of the new states where the protest is ongoing today. Hundreds of protesters […]

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#EndSARS Protest: Police Allegedly Assault Journalist, Others In Ogun

Written by on 13 October 2020

Police officers attached to the Ogun State Police Command have allegedly assaulted a journalist, Tobi Adepoju and other protesters during an #EndSARS protest. In a video clip obtained by newsmen on Monday, the reporter was repeatedly hit by police operatives at the Ajuwon police station. He explained that the protesters mobilised themselves for a peaceful […]

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At Least One Killed In Surulere #EndSARS Protest

Written by on 12 October 2020

One person has been killed in the ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the Surulere area of Lagos State. The victim was hit by a stray bullet after the police officers reportedly shot indiscriminately to disperse the protesters. Efforts by the medical team at the scene of the protest to resuscitate him […]

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#EndSARS: Protesters Arrested By Police Have Been Released – Ogun Gov

Written by on 12 October 2020

Twenty-three #EndSARS protesters arrested by the Police in Ogun State on Saturday, have been released, Governor Dapo Abiodun, confirmed on Sunday. “I can confirm that, following my instruction to the Commissioner of Police,” the governor tweeted on his handle, “detained protest organisers have been released from detention.” The protesters were arrested on Saturday with the […]

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SARS Disbandment Is Victory For Nigerian Youths – Sanwo-Olu

Written by on 12 October 2020

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a victory for the Nigerian youths following nationwide protests against the squad. He disclosed this on Sunday in Ikeja upon his return from Ondo where he led as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National […]

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Police Must Act To Identify, Punish SARS Operatives Involved In Rights Abuse, Murder – Gbajabiamila

Written by on 12 October 2020

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to ensure officers of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) who are involved in human rights abuses are punished. “The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) must act to identify and punish those operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad […]

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