Lagos Police To Capture Cultists In Ajah, Lekki

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has vowed to capture, Cultists, hoodlums and criminals in Lekki and Ajah areas of the state. The commissioner revealed this on Saturday during a meeting with Stakeholders at the police Headquarters in Ikeja. Odumosu said it will take the anti-crime fight of the command to the dens in […]

Breaking: Mr Macaroni, Other Protesters Granted Bail

Popular skit maker, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has been granted bail alongside 39 other #OccupyLekkitollgate protesters. Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a statement on Saturday evening. He said, “The command has arrested forty (40) suspects at Lekki Toll Gate plaza, Lagos State, on Saturday […]

FG Deploys NSCDC, Police To Lekki Tollgate Ahead Protests

The Federal Government has deployed over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, alongside policemen to maintain law and order at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State on Saturday. This is as a group of people have vowed to stage a protest to counter the #OccupyLekkiProtest previously proposed. The FG has […]

CNN Dares FG, Releases Second Investigative Report on Shootings of #EndSARS Protesters

The Cable Network News (CNN) has dared the Nigerian Government and gone ahead to release a second investigative report on the Lekki shooting of endSARS protesters. The network released the second report amid threats of sanction from the Federal Government over its investigative report on the shootings at the Lekki toll during the #EndSARS protests. […]

FG Petitions CNN, Demands Investigation Into Investigative Report

The Federal Government has written to Cable News Network (CNN), accusing it of breaching principles of journalism in its report of the #EndSARS protests in Lekki area of Lagos State. The government demanded an immediate investigation from the medium into its report to determine authenticity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this […]

We Stand By Our Report, CNN Replies FG

Cable News Network, CNN, has defended its report of the Lekki shooting investigation following criticism from Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who said the news platform practised “irresponsible journalism” by relying on fake videos sourced from social media to produce its report. CNN had on Wednesday, released a report on the alleged […]

Lekki Shooting: Protester Tells Panel She Saw Corpse With Bullet-Torn Head

An EndSARS protester, Kamsiyochukwu Perpetual, has told the Lagos State Judicial Panel that she saw many dead bodies, including one with a bullet-torn head following the alleged shooting of protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, 20th October, 2020. In a petition she submitted to the panel, Perpetual said she saw the dead […]

Lekki Shooting: Sanwo-Olu Lied, But Our Intervention Was Necessary – Army

The Nigerian Army has said that it was unhappy with claims made by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that he did not invite the military to the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Testifying before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the Lekki shooting incident, Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria […]

Lekki Shooting: We Didn’t Shoot At Protesters, We Fed Them – Soldiers

Lt Col Bello of 9 Brigade, Nigerian Army, while appearing before the Logos Judicial Panel investigating the Lekki shooting, has said that he only fired blanks, and that soldiers on the scene on that fateful Tuesday, October 20th, fed the protesters. He denied that soldiers shot at protesters and carried dead bodies away, insisting that […]

Lekki: CCTV Stopped Working At 8pm

The CCTV camera at the Lekki toll gate stopped working at 8 pm according to the managing director of the Lekki Concession Company, Abayomi Omomuwa, operators of the toll gate, as he submitted video footage recorded by its surveillance camera on the night of October 20, 2020, when soldiers allegedly opened fire on #EndSARS protesters […]