Court Dismisses Case Against EndSARS Protesters…

BEVERLY HILLS, January 25, (THEWILL) – A magistrate court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Monday discharged and dismissed the case against four of six EndSARS protesters arrested for demonstrating outside the National Assembly. In October last year, Nigeria was swept by weeks of widespread EndSARS protests sparked by anger over brutality by the Special…

EndSARS: Ugwuanyi rebuilds Trans-Ekulu infrastructure…

By Dennis Agbo Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has commenced restoration of Trans-Ekulu damaged infrastructures that were cannibalized during the EndSARS protest last year. Earlier than the protest, the Ugwuanyi administration had through constructed Traffic and beautification infrastructure that was destroyed during the violent protest. The state had shortly after the protest last year commenced rebuilding aspects…

FG blames #EndSARS protest, COVID-19 for rising cement prices…

By Victoria Ojeme The Federal Government says last year’s #ENDSARS protests and the COVID-19 pandemic which disrupted production flows were responsible for the skyrocketing of cement price in Nigeria. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo said this at an event in Abuja adding that the development affected the…

We’re Working With EndSARS Judicial Panel To Make Ethical Adjustments...

BEVERLY HILLS, January 14, (THEWILL) – The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said that proceedings at the various judicial panels on restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters are being closely monitored in a bid to make ethical adjustments in the services of the Force. Force Spokesman, CP Frank Mba, who disclosed this…

#EndSARS: Adamu Garba withdraws case against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey…

Former Nigeria presidential aspirant Adamu Garba said he has withdrawn his case against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for supporting the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. Dorsey and many celebrities, sports stars and politicians spoke in support of the protests, which gained worldwide attention in October with the help of social media, especially Twitter. The protest…

Bad governance and political selection in Nigeria has a human...

The human cost of bad governance Nigeria’s poor socio-economic performance, human rights abuses, widespread poverty, insecurity, corruption and lack of trust in the political system have led to disenchantment amongst the electorate, especially the youth who make up 51% of the 84 million registered voters. This matters in a fast-growing population of over 200 million,…

EndSARS: Man, 47, demands N50m compensation for being unlawfully paraded...

A 47-year-old man, Anthony Ogbevon, on Friday, approached the Edo Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Victims of SARS and Related Abuses in Benin, seeking financial compensation of N50 million. In seeking for the compensation, Ogbevon alleged that he was wrongly paraded as a criminal suspect by the Police on June 8, 2020. Narrating his ordeal,…

#EndSARS Judicial Panel: Akwa Ibom widow says police killed her...

A file image of the #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate, before the gunfire. A widow, from Nkek, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, Mrs Mfon Udoidiong, has said that a policeman, Mr Idongesit Ekanem, killed her son on Sept.9, 2017, for failure to give him N100 he demanded. She made the revelation at…

Police re-arrest escaped Edo prisoner in Ogun…

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Obehi Ehis Frank Ogbeh who escaped from the white house prison yard in Edo State during the EndSARS protest. The prisoner was arrested following an information received by policemen at Agbado divisional headquarters that a middle aged man was seen around Angulis area of Agbado….

COVID-19, EndSARS: Lagos emerged from 2020 stronger, more confident —...

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. …Promises massive infrastructural renewal in 2021 transformations By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that despite COVID-19, EndSARS, amid economic challenges, the as an epi-centre has emerged out of the year 2020, stronger and more confident. Sanwo-Olu, however, promised residents a better the year 2021…