Atleast Eight People Killed In Georgia Shooting

Eight people, many of them women of Asian descent, have been killed in shootings at spas in the US state of Georgia. Police said the shootings took place at a massage parlour in Acworth, a suburb north of Atlanta, and two spas in the city itself. South Korea later confirmed that four of the victims were […]

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: 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 […]

Lekki Shooting: CSOs Condemn Use Of Live Bullets

No fewer than 33 Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have on Monday, condemned use of live bullets on protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate last week Tuesday. This was contained in a statement signed by leaders of the CSOs which include Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD); Enough is Enough (EIE); Partners for Electoral Reform; Civil […]

Lekki: We Know The Barracks Where Soldiers Came From – Falana

Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN), Human Rights Activist and Chairman the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 And Beyond, said that the association has commenced an investigation into last Tuesday shootings of protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State. He said ASCAB has so far identified the barracks where the soldiers who opened fire […]

Lekki Killings: NBA To Take Legal Actions Against FG, Military

The Nigerian Bar Association is set to take legal actions against the Nigerian government and the Army at both international and local levels. The decision comes following the mass shooting which occurred on Tuesday night as suspected military men opened fire on protesters at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State. The NBA President, Mr […]

Breaking: Ongoing Shooting In Lekki, Other Parts Of Lagos

There was ongoing shooting around the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State today. Soldiers and other law enforcement agents arrived the site which had been a gathering point for #EndSARS protests for over a week, to enforce the curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government earlier today. The soldiers opened fire and felled many protesters […]

NSCDC Officer Detained For Shooting DSS Operative

The Osun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has detained one of its officers, Sunday Dada, for shooting an operative of the Department of State Services, Seyi Adebowale. The incident occured on September 15 in Kuta town, during the visit of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, to the […]