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#EndSARS: Amnesty confirms 12 dead in Lekki, Alausa killings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock, Lagos Daily News. The international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has confirmed that at least 12 persons lost their lives on Tuesday in Lagos as a result of aggression by security forces. A statement released by the group read: An on-the-ground investigation by Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army Read More…

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#EndSARS: UN reiterates call for ‘maximum restraint’ by security agents

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo, United Nations. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has reiterated the UN’s call for maximum restraint in security forces’ response to the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “The UN and I are following the protests in Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. “I join the UN Secretary-General in stressing the importance Read More…

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Emirates Increases Frequency on Lagos Route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Emirates. Emirates has announced it will increase its flight to Lagos from four weekly to five weekly flights on October 25th, and then daily from November 1st. Upon resumption to Nigeria routes after the COVID-19 lockdown on September 7th, the airline had announced that flights to Lagos will be operated four times a Read More…

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#EndSARS: A long night for a governor

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Sanwo-Olu to make state broadcast Wednesday morning From the difficult course of navigating a cogent response to the COVID-19 pandemic to coming up with a pragmatic approach to the #EndSARS protests by youths in Lagos, no night could have been so long drawn for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State as that Read More…

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#EndSARS: Before we are all killed, every Nigerian (including security agents) should know this

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Twitter, Lagos Daily News. By Nkanu Egbe While we have yet to confirm the number of casualties in the shootings at the Lekki Toll Plaza on Tuesday evening, it is clear from video evidence that the government and security agencies acted in breach of the global convention on engagement in civil protests. From Read More…