Friday, June 18, 2021

#EndSARS

March 19, 2021

#EndSARS: Panel orders police to pay N575.8 million to victims

“The petitions on judgment debts of about N575.8 million were considered ranging from the award of N200 million to ₦120,000.”

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu
March 18, 2021

SARS always collected N1,000 ‘gate fee’ to see suspect: Petitioner

“For every visit, we were asked to pay N1,000 as ‘gate fee’ to get to where my brother was detained unlawfully.”

Mohammed Adamu
March 17, 2021

U.S. Congressmen propose #EndSARS resolution for 117th Congress

“It is imperative that we maintain solidarity with peaceful protesters in Nigeria demanding justice and meaningful security reform.”

March 16, 2021

CNN’s investigation on Lekki Tollgate shooting shortlisted for Amnesty Media Awards

The award which has been running for 29 years, aims at recognising the vital role journalists play and the serious risks they face.

snapshot from footage of soldiers shooting the Lekki protesters.
March 16, 2021

Police arraign two men for “hijacking” #EndSARS protest

The defendants are being charged with riot, disobedience to lawful order issued by the constituted authority and attempted arson.

#EndSARs Protesters
March 16, 2021

#EndSARS: Kogi panel receives six petitions on police brutality

The committee was constituted by the Kogi government through the office of the Public Defender and Citizens Rights Commission.

#EndSARS protest used to illustrate the story
March 15, 2021

Ekiti govt pays N7.4m compensation to SARS victims, N500m to others

“These monetary compensations will help to alleviate your feelings and what you have suffered,” the governor said.

Fayemi
March 12, 2021

Lagos #EndSARS Panel awards N7.5m to man jailed for six years without trial

Chairperson of the panel upheld that the petitioner suffered unduly in the hands of police officers.

Lagos State Judicial Panel
February 27, 2021

Again, Nigerian Army refuses to present officers at Lagos #EndSARS panel

Panel chairperson Doris Okuwobi said at a session: “We cannot force them to come. We will take on the petitions as if they are not present.

Lagos State Judicial Panel
February 24, 2021

EndSARS panel orders police to release corpse of murdered victim for burial

“We also conducted a vaginal swab and discovered that she was sexually assaulted. Her possible cause of death is lack of oxygen,” an autopsy specialist told the panel.

NHRC panel