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#EndSARS: Malami says it’s unclear who shot protesters in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. “Hoodlums” wearing military uniforms may have shot Nigerian protesters campaigning against police brutality and it was too soon to tell if soldiers were involved, the country’s attorney general, Abubakar Malami, said on Monday. Demonstrations across the country turned violent on Oct. 20 when witnesses in Lagos said the military opened fire on Read More…

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Buhari breaks silence over #EndSARS Lekki Toll Gate shooting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP. President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on Tuesday’s shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza by Nigerian security agents. In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President said he had avoided the issue “until the facts are established.” The statement read: “As the Judicial Read More…

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Police should have protected #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Plaza – Amnesty

Reading Time: 9 minutes Image Credits: LASG, Lagos Daily News. Over the past two weeks, Nigeria has been embroiled in #EndSARS protests over the arbitrariness of police brutality and killings against Nigerian youths by a now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Things went awry when on Tuesday, uniformed men were reported to have shot at the hitherto peaceful protesters Read More…

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Amnesty insists Army were at Lekki Toll Plaza Tuesday #EndSARS shooting

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Authentic News Giant, naijasuperfans.com, Daily Post. Army Director of Information denies army presence at shooting The Country Director, Amnesty International Nigeria, Ms. Osai Ojigho, has maintained that the Nigerian Army has questions to answer concerning the recent shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza despite army denials. In an exclusive interview Read More…

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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…