Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Lagos

December 1, 2021

Okada riders charged for beating up police officers in Lagos

Jimoh Lasisi, 43, and Femi Ajayi, 35, are standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, assault and breach of public peace.

Lagos Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu (Photo Credit: Adesina Mutiu)
December 1, 2021

Twelve-year-old Dowen College student beaten to death for refusing to join cult

“After tests and X-rays, it was confirmed he was beaten up badly. He died yesterday (Tuesday) morning, and his entire body was swollen,” he told The Gazette.

December 1, 2021

Sanwo-Olu rejects recommendation to rename Lekki Tollgate as #EndSARS Tollgate

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has rejected the Lagos judicial panel of inquiry’s recommendation to rename Lekki Tollgate as #EndSARS Tollgate.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu/Lekki Tollgate
December 1, 2021

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu to build ‘Peace Park’ for peaceful protest

“In easy times, in difficult circumstances, we will never shy away from making our case to you, while also ensuring that we listen to you.”

Babajide Sanwo-Olu/Lekki Tollgate
November 30, 2021

Judicial Panel report that soldiers killed protesters in Lekki false, Sanwo-Olu says in white paper

The Lagos government adopted its white paper of the judicial panel’s recommendations that were submitted earlier this month.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu and blood stained flag
November 30, 2021

Sanwo-Olu’s invitation disrespectful, a joke: Falz

The musician said police brutality and violation of rights persist across Lagos while Mr Sanwo-Olu turns a blind eye.

Folarin Falana (Falz) and Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
November 30, 2021

Sanwo-Olu to lead statewide protest for better Lagos

The protest, which holds next month, will feature CP Odumosu, Segun Awosanya and other rights activists and commentators.

Sanwo-Olu
November 30, 2021

Twenty-six-year-old man defiles four-year-old girl

“The defendant lured the girl into his room and had sexual intercourse with her. When the mother of the girl noticed that her daughter had been defiled, she questioned her….”

Lady Justice (Credit: https://lawandsocietymagazine.com)
November 29, 2021

NHRC records 1,000 complaints on sexual, gender, other abuses in 10 months in Lagos

The human rights commission said half of the 1,000 complaints were on sexual and gender violence against women and children.

National Human Rights Commission
November 29, 2021

Evans Trial: Court allows scared witnesses to testify via zoom

One of the two witnesses that refused to physically testify in court is the victim’s younger brother.

Chukwudimeme ‘Evans’ Onwuamadike