Wednesday, December 2

Tag: #EndSARS protester

Passport Of #EndSARS Protester, Moe Odele, Seized At The Airport. Oby Ezekwesili, Others Reacts
Politics

Passport Of #EndSARS Protester, Moe Odele, Seized At The Airport. Oby Ezekwesili, Others Reacts

The International Passport of one of the champions of #EndSARS protest, Modupe Odele, was reportedly seized at the airport last night and this has sparked reactions on social media. Tweeting about Moe Odele's passport seizure, Tosin @Donteewrites wrote: Seizing @Mochievous International Passport tonight at the Airport is another sign of the Dictatorship that were witnessing under the Buhari Presidency.... This will be resisted Oby Ezekwesili also reacted to Moe Odele's passport seizure: What have I just read about @Mochievous ? Is the news accurate? Did the SSS under the supervision of @MBuhari @NGRPresident truly infringe Modupe Odele’s constitutional right to movement because she expressed her right to protest through #EndSARS? Is the news true? Ezekwesili later tweete...
Why Buhari Didn’t Speak On Lekki Shootings – Femi Adesina
Politics

Why Buhari Didn’t Speak On Lekki Shootings – Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari didn’t mention anything about the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday night during a nationwide broadcast yesterday because it would be “premature and presumptuous.” Many Nigerians have carpeted Buhari for not mentioning about the shootings or empathising with the victims during the much-awaited presidential broadcast, describing the ommission as deliberate and callous. But his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who appeared on Politics Today, a live show on Channel Televisions monitored by The Nation, said the President couldn’t have said anything about the shooting because it was being investigated. He said: “The Defence Headquarters issued a statement to say that it was investigating the matter. Lagos State Gover...
Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’
News

Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’

American singer and songwriter, Janet Jackson has lent her voice to the #EndSARS campaign. In a statement, she released to her Twitter account, the American singer praised brave Nigerian youths for their courageous fight for a better Nigeria and said those behind the killings and brutality of EndSARS protesters have brought shame to the nation. She tweeted: "Nigeria, I pray for you and love you so much. #EndsSars #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutality"  
“Nigeria will not end me”: Twitter users mourn #EndSARS protester, Oke, who was allegedly shot dead in Lagos
Crime

“Nigeria will not end me”: Twitter users mourn #EndSARS protester, Oke, who was allegedly shot dead in Lagos

Nigerian Twitter users have taken to the platform to mourn an EndSARS protester, Oke, who was allegedly killed today, October 21.   Oke, a graduate of the Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, was reportedly shot in the neck three hours after he tweeted "Nigeria will not end me"     His heartbroken girlfriend, Derin, confirmed his death on her page. She shared photos of them posing together and then wrote: "We had forever to go Oke." Nigerians have taken to Twitter to express their sadness over Oke's sudden death. See posts below.  
DSS Denies Aiding Attacks On EndSARS Protester
News

DSS Denies Aiding Attacks On EndSARS Protester

The Department of State Services, DSS has denied any involvement in aiding attacks on #EndSARS protesters. Below is a statement from the agency signed by its spokesperson, Peter Afunanya. "The attention of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been drawn to the fake news making the round that its personnel are aiding pro-SARS supporters and thugs to attack #ENDSARS protesters in Abuja. Part of the untruth being spewed to the public is that some of its officials attached to certain VIPs aided thugs in this regard." "In view of the false accusations, no DSS personnel has, so far, been identified to be involved in the alleged acts. It begs the question to conclude that SUVs and persons dressed in suits and sighted in conflict environments are of the DSS. Fact is that no staf...
Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester,  Treasure Nduka
Crime

Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester, Treasure Nduka

Treasure Nduka, one of the #EndSARS protesters arrested in Lagos, says she was beaten by more than 10 police officers and forced to take off her bra in their presence. Speaking with TheCable, she said the police officers at the Ojuelegba station where she was arrested and detained, shot at protesters and labelled her a criminal. As the #EndSARS protests spread across the country, there have been reports of security operatives clamping down on youths expressing their displeasure over the growing rate of police brutality in the country. “At first, it was empowering seeing that a couple of youths were able to make that much impact and at a point, those that were stuck in traffic joined us in the protest. They came down to sympathise with us. It was really peaceful at the beginnin...
#EndSARS Protest: This government should not act as if people trust them – Seun Kuti
Celebs

#EndSARS Protest: This government should not act as if people trust them – Seun Kuti

Nigerian Singer, Seun Kuti has called on the federal government to grant the request of #EndSARS protesters and not make decisions like they have the trust of the masses.   Seun Kuti made this call while speaking of Channels TV's "Sunday Politics" programme. Commenting on the federal government's claim of meeting all the request of the young protesters and calling for an end to the protest, the singer stated that the government does not fully get what is being demanded and what the protest is about.   He said;   “This government should not act as if people trust them. They should not wear that toga for themselves. That is what I am saying. “People should not sit in their high offices in Abuja. Bring yourself off your high horse. Come and relate with...
EndSARS: Allow People To Express Themselves – Governor Okowa Tells Police
Politics

EndSARS: Allow People To Express Themselves – Governor Okowa Tells Police

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the police in the state to allow #EndSARS protesters to express themselves and refrain from using brute force in responding. The governor through his official Twitter page, made the request as he noted that the peaceful protests are necessary part of the democratic process. He wrote: 'Peaceful protests are a necessary part of the democratic process. As young people across Delta State continue to express their legitimate grievances in this manner, I ask that they remain calm and law-abiding at all times.' 'I also request that the Police allow them to express themselves and refrain from using brute force in responding to these protests.' 'Going forward, we shall continue to engage with all relevant stakeholders to reform the Nigeria P...