Youths and suspected Yahoo boys stage protest in Osogbo, accuse EFCC officials of extortion (photos)

There is tension in Osogbo, the Osun state capital as youths and others believed to be suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys’ staged a protest over repeated arrests carried out in the city by operatives of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).   EFCC operatives had stormed Adetunji Estate and Hallelujah Estate in Osogbo to […]

Women Set To Protest Naked Over Herdsmen Killings In Igboland

Ndinne Igbo, an all women socio-cultural organization, has threatened its members would march naked across Igboland to protest killings by herdsmen in the region.   The group condemned the recent herdsmen attack in Enugu and Ebonyi states by herders. It stated that many Igbo children have become victims of herdsmen attacks.    The Ndinne Igbo […]

Lagos Police Threaten Action As Youths Plan Fresh #EndSARS Protests

The Lagos State Police Command has threatened to take action against anyone or group of people who intend to gather unlawfully in the state or instigate violence. It gave the warning after a poster titled “#EndSARS reloaded phase II” went viral on social media. The warning was contained in a press statement on Sunday by […]

IGP Distances Self From Judicial Panel Suit, Set To Probe Action

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has distanced himself from the suit challenging the Judicial panels of enquiry set up to investigate allegations of police brutality and offences of officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad across states. Adamu also directed an investigation into the lawsuit and the role of the Force Legal Section headed […]

Falz Releases Music Video On EndSARS Protest, Lekki Shooting

Rapper and lawyer, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has on Tuesday, released visuals for his song condemning the brutality of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the controversial Lekki tollgate shooting, as well as violent reactions of security agents on protesters. The song titled ‘Johnny’ is a remake of a song by the same […]

Breaking: Egypt Deports Seven Who Participated In #EndSARS Protests

Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has in a series of tweets, said that seven Nigerians who participated in the #EndSARS protests in Egypt are set to be deported. She said the decision was arrived at as the protesters lacked residential permits. She tweeted, “Update on the eight Nigerians detained in Cairo for protesting […]

International Bodies Condemn Lekki Killings

International bodies, which includes the European Union and the Swedish Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday, condemned last night killings of unarmed protesters by the Nigeria soldiers at Lekki, Lagos. Reuters news agency reports that soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, and […]

Chileans Burn Churches To Mark Anniversary Of Protests

Two churches were torched as tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered Sunday in a central Santiago square to mark the anniversary of a protest movement that broke out last year demanding greater equality in Chile. The demonstration comes just a week before Chileans vote in a referendum on whether to replace the dictatorship-era constitution — […]

Lagos Dep. Gov. Slams Calls To End SARS

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has rubbished calls for the disbandment of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad. He described reports of killings and abuse of power as acts perpetrated by ”a few bad eggs” in the unit. Hamzat said this while addressing protesters at the State House of Assembly. According to him, […]