Wednesday, March 22, 2023

#EndSARS: October 17 highlights

The #EndSARS movement continues.

• October 17, 2020
#EndSARS Protesters
#EndSARS Protesters used to illustrate the story

Last night, marchers across protest venues observed candlelight rites to honour late victims of police brutality. People narrated their experiences, prayers were offers and many sang their hearts out in solidarity.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has apologised on behalf of government but the gesture appears to be too little, too late. The demonstrators remain implacable for now.

Here, we continue to keep tabs while we update you with highlights of the #EndSARS movement.

    We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

    More from Peoples Gazette

    Katsina State


    Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

    “Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

    APC flag


    Poll: APC commends members over peaceful protest in Kano

    The supporters condemned the announcement of the result of the state governorship election which, they said, was “clearly inconclusive.”

    APC and PDP flags


    PDP, APC trade blames over guber, assembly polls in Sokoto

    The party chairman noted that Governor Aminu Tambuwal had a history of manipulating political scenarios using different mediums, stressing that the recent elections lost by his party were part of the

    Rail track and NDLEA


    FG to spend $984.7 million on NRC equipment; N5 billion for NDLEA officials’ accommodation

    He also disclosed that the council approved over N510 million for the supply of customised Fire Service Vehicles for the Nigerian Ports Authority.

    Anthony Ojukwu


    Senate confirms Ojukwu’s reappointment as NHRC executive secretary

    Mr Bamidele, in his presentation, said while the nominee was being screened, there were no reports against him.

    Ballot box


    IPAC lauds INEC, declares Yobe ‘role model of clean elections’

    He also noted that there were no reports of intimidation, vote buying, or any act that contravened the electoral law.

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and Raymond Dokpesi

    Port Harcourt

    Rivers govt serves 48-hour demolition notice on AIT office

    Many properties of Mr Abubakar’s supporters in Rivers State have been targeted for destruction by the state government for flimsy reasons.