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Sylvester Oromoni

January 1, 2022

Blunt force trauma, acute lung injury, chemical intoxication killed Sylvester Oromoni: Autopsy

Online health advocate Dr Oluwafunmilayo noted that an acute gastric erosion with scalded lips shows Sylvester was forcefully made to drink a toxic chemical.

Sylvester Oromoni/Dowen College
January 1, 2022

Dowen College: Police release housemaster, suspected students; Sylvester’s father cries foul

The commissioner of police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, says the suspects were released because they had not been indicted of murder.

Sylvester Oromoni, HaSylvester Oromoni, Hakeem Odomosu and Dowen College keem Odomosu and Dowen College
December 18, 2021

Dowen College: Syvester Oromoni’s body released for burial

Result of the autopsy has, however, not been released as the police continue their investigation to ascertain the cause of the death of the 12-year-old schoolboy.

December 13, 2021

Living and dying young in Buhari’s Nigeria

That is what General Buhari’s Nigeria has become: a country without a past, bereft of a future and unable to describe its present.

President Muhammadu Buhari and late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr
December 10, 2021

Bullying: Youth foundation demands justice for Sylvester Oromoni

The foundation called on the police and the National Human Rights Commission to ensure perpetrators of the “gruesome and dastardly act” are prosecuted.

Sylvester Oromoni/Dowen College
December 9, 2021

We grieve with Oromoni’s parents but lives of other students matter too: Dowen College

The deceased’s father had earlier come out to say the school’s principal queried him for releasing the videos and photos of his son’s final moments.

Dowen college staff and Sylvester Oromoni
December 8, 2021

Sylvester Oromoni: How Nigeria’s fraying culture fosters bullying, hate crimes and violence amongst school children

With Sylvester Oromoni’s death, the shambolic state of Nigeria’s child protection system and culture towards bullying and other crimes has again been brought to the fore.

Malami/Sylvester/Education minister
December 8, 2021

#JusticeForSylvester: Protesters storm Dowen College

Dozens of protesters have stormed Dowen College on Wednesday morning, demanding justice for 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni.

Dowen and #JusticeforSylvester protesters
December 7, 2021

#Justiceforsylvester: Reps urge IGP to take over investigation

The house urged the Ministry of Education to set out guidelines for the operations of boarding schools.

House of Reps
December 7, 2021

Dowen College: Police interrogate key suspects in Sylvester Oromoni’s death

The police command in Lagos has interrogated three Dowen College students over the torture and eventual death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student.

Sylvester Oromoni/Dowen College