Lekki Toll Shooting: Why Army May Not Be Responsible –...

Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said he was not sure personnel of the Nigerian Army carried out Tuesday night’s shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate. He spoke in an interview with Channels Television few hours after the shooting. Tinubu, who is the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC),…

EndSARS: Nigeria’s Faltering Democracy By Jen Jibrin …

Looking at the ongoing EndSARS protests nationwide and the large turnout among Nigerian youths, There are no illusions about what the deterioration of democratic practice in Nigeria could mean for citizens demanding justice and accountability to prevail in the country. The impetus for the EndSARS protest against police brutality, unlawful arrests, torture, and extrajudicial killings…

Lekki shootings : We are back to Abacha days –...

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has reacted to Lekki shootings where several unarmed protesters were gruesomely murdered. Wole Soyinka in a statement likened the present democratic administration to dictatorial Abacha regime who had no value for human lives. General Sani Abacha’s military regime was characterized by tyranny, oppression and unlawful killings of many Nigerians. Soyinka further…

Sheath Your Swords And Allow Government Time- Ikpeazu Urges Abia...

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has called on the protesting youths in the state to sheath their swords and allow the government time to redress their grievances. SEE ALSO: Ondo Election: Thugs Stabbed Man with Bottle at Polling Unit Ikpeazu made the call in a statewide broadcast in Umuahia on Wednesday, saying: “I do not want…

PDP Fueling #EndSARS Protests On Social Media- APC…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is fueling the #EndSARS protests via unguarded assertions in the social media. SEE ALSO: Katsina Community Repel Attack from Bandits, Kill One Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, adding that…

Reps Condemns Alleged Killing of Protesters by Security Agents…

  The minority caucus in the House of Representatives on Wednesday condemned the alleged killing of peaceful and unarmed protesters by suspected security operatives at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday. The lawmakers expressed their displeasure in Abuja in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta). Elumelu stated…

#EndSARS: Joe Biden Urges Support For Nigerians…

Former U.S. Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, says the U.S. must stand with Nigerians “who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy.” SEE ALSO: UK PM Johnson Picks Journalist-Turned-Adviser to Front Televised Briefings “My heart goes out to all those who have lost…

#ENDSARS: Adamu Garba Reacts To Hillary Clinton’s Statement On Lekki...

Former Presidential candidate, Adamu Garba has yet again reacted negatively to the statement made by US former Presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton concerning the Lekki massacre. Earlier on, following the horrific massacre of EndSARS protesters by military men in Lekki, Lagos, Hilary Clinton took to her official Twitter account to plead with Nigerian President, Muhammad Buhari,…

“I am not the commander in chief, Buhari is” –...

A Twitter user has posted a video of two female EndSars protesters allegedly speaking angrily with the  National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on a mobile number 08062240104. Tinubu a former governor of Lagos state who is alleged to profit from virtually every major economic activity in the state…

Nigeria trends on USA twitter as Hillary Clinton warns Buhari…

Former US Presidential Aspirant, Hillary Clinton has called on President Buhari to stop wanton killings of peaceful protesters in Nigeria. This is coming after videos surfaced online showing Nigerian Army firing live ammunition at unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate. Nigerian youths in the past 12 days have embarked on peaceful protests to express…

EndSARS: Adamu Garba files suit against Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, demands...

A former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba II has sued Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey for allegedly interfering in Nigerian local politics, demanding $1 billion compensation. In a suit he filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, the politician urged the court to compel the Nigerian Communications Commission to shut down Twitter and prevent it from…

John Ogu Demands Arrest Of Pro SARS Group Spokesman For...

Nigerian international, John Ogu has demanded the arrest of the leader of the Aggrieved APC Youths Stakeholders and spokesman of the Indigenous People of Abuja, Yunusa Yusuf for threatening #EndSARS protesters.   It was earlier reported that Yusuf had offered a 48-hour ultimatum to #EndSARS protesters to vacate the roads in Abuja or risk a confrontation with…