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Lekki tollgate: Youth rep, Rinu, pulls out of Lagos #EndSARS panel – sights injustice

My stand on the reopening on the toll gate is clear; the state government and the private organisation operating the toll have not been cleared of collusion with elements allegedly deployed by the federal govt to target citizens on home soil during a time of peace, without provocation.

Lekki Shooting: Protester allegedly shot by soldiers now amputee, lawyer tells panel

“He was told at the point of discharge that Lagos State Government has picked up his bills and that was when he was given the crutches.”

We took live bullets to Lekki tollgate- Army

The army commander said while the soldiers who opened fire used blank bullets, their colleagues with live rounds were on ground to protect from suspected hoodlums who fomented trouble.

Lekki massacre: CCTV reveals seven trucks conveyed soldiers to the scene

At 6.53pm, about 10 minutes after the arrival of the military vehicles, the tollgate went into a blackout.

Lekki shootings: First case of massacre in the word without blood shed nor corpses— Lai Mohammed

available evidence so far points to the world’s first case of MASSACRE WITHOUT BLOOD OR BODIES. Those making the claims should show proof before the panel or shut up.

From denial to blame game — Nigerian army and Lagos govt spat on Nigerians lost lives

At the hearing of the Lagos panel of enquiry, Ahmed Taiwo, a brigadier general of the Nigerian Army, said the army “was unhappy that he (Sanwo-Olu) said he did not ask the army to intervene” in the protest. He also said soldiers deployed to quell the protests wouldn’t have gone with catapults.”

Lekki massacre: Sanwo-Olu has lost credibility, says FSD

“Governor Sanwo-Olu, who before now has been credited with responsible and energetic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has by this one act lost his credibility and integrity for many.

Lekki Concession Company produces CCTV footage of shooting to panel

Managing Director of LCC, Abayomi Omamuwasan, who appeared alongside a counsel for the company, Rotimi Seriki, submitted a hard drive to the panel, saying it contained what happened at the toll gate.

Bola Tinubu: The fall of a ruthless emperor at Lekki toll gate

He was really in the good book of the people. He understands the enormity of the influence of the market unions and associations in Nigerian politics and positioned his daughters to understudy his mother.

‘The Lekki protesters’ offence’

“It is obvious that some persons are satisfied with the current state of Nigeria, hence the reason they fought hard against the call for a better Nigeria by deploying thugs and other machineries at their disposal to attack people clamouring for a better country.

Lekki shootings: Olowu of Kuta calls for probe of Amnesty International’s claim

He asked the relevant authorities to probe the claim, and possibly Extradict them from Nigeria, because I can't imagine a foreign NGO operating in America to be so bold and claimed he tracked troops movement from pentagon to a particular location and still remains in American soil.

Oath of Secrecy on Lekki shooting panel members, betrayal of trust — Lawyers

“Certainly, that cannot be the Governor even if the heads of the Ministries who are the respective Commissioners may be appointed by the Governors. Thus, from the standpoint of the law, the Oaths administered or sought to be administered by the Governor are illegal.

Lekki massacre: Lawyer sues Buhari, Buratai, demands N10bn for victims

Ogungbeje wants the court to compel the defendants to “immediately pay N10bn compensation to the all the victims of the mindless shooting and brutal killing at Lekki tollgate.

Lekki massacre: Fashola illegally tampered with exhibits, says Adegboruwa

“It was reported that in the course of the visit, the former governor of Lagos State and the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), discovered a hidden camera, which he took. This is a clear case of illegally tampering with exhibits that may become useful to the panel in the course of its assignment.

Happening now: Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos

“We need peace and stability in our country, and that can be achieved through dialogue with the parties involved.”

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Sunday Igboho handcuffed inside Cotonou cell, being fed by someone – Lawyer, Salami

“At the moment, Sunday Igboho’s hands are in chains at the police station. This is not good at all.”

Boko Haram kills seven Cameroonian Soldiers, injure scores

NAN reports that the development was the deadliest attack on the Cameroon army in more than 10 months, according to security reports

Flight operations resume after plane crash in Ilorin airport

Passengers onboard reportedly escaped death by the whiskers when the aircraft burst its tyre while landing and a bang affected the cabin which led to luggage falling on them

Gbajabiamila decries poor voters turnout at Lagos LG polls

From what I have seen so far, there is no violence and people are conducting themselves orderly but would have wanted a larger turnout