Tags : EndSARS

Report: Cases of Human Right Abuse Linked To The Tenure

On October 20, 2020, armed men of the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful and unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos, Nigeria, resulting in a disputed number of deaths.  Recently retired Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai when questioned, said the Nigerian Army abided by the rules of engagement […]Read More

Protesters Charged With Covid-19 Regulation Violation

#OccupyLekkiTollgate Protesters who were arrested this morning at the Lekki Tollgate have been charged with disobedience and violation of Covid-19 regulations. According to a tweet by Youth Representation and Activist Rinu Oduala, Comedian Mr Macaroni and over 20 other peaceful protesters were charged to court today for breaking the 50-persons gathering rule and disobeying the […]Read More

Breaking: Police Arrest Protesters At The Lekki Tollgate

According to an eye-witness report, over 20 #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters have been arrested this morning by men of the Nigerian Police Force at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos. Among protesters arrested is a popular Nigerian comedian, Mr Macoroni (Debo Adebayo) who managed to record his arrest via Instagram live. His Live video has, however, been interrupted as […]Read More

Armed Policemen Surround Lekki Tollgate Ahead Of Planned Protest

The Federal Government has deployed policemen and over 150 men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps to the site of the planned protest today tagged #Occupylekkiprotest at the Lekki Tollgate, Lagos Nigeria. Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos State Police Command, announced on Facebook that CSP Yinka Egbeyemi would be leading a team of […]Read More

EndSARS: An Insight On How The Protest Was Funded

The EndSARS protest first began as a social movement that called for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuses. From its inception in 2017, the movement gathered about 28 million tweets with the hashtag #ENDSARS on Twitter alone. In October 2020, the movement started a series of mass protests […]Read More

Insight On The Implications Of Re-Opening The Lekki Toll Gate

On Saturday, February 7, 2020, the nine-man Lagos State Judiciary Panel authorised the reopening of the Lekki Toll Plaza just days after the Nigerian Army pulled out of the panel of inquiry. While the panel approved the re-opening of the toll, youth representatives on the panel have protested, insisting the toll gate “remains shut”. A […]Read More