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Members of the judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality and the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by the police and soldiers in Lagos toured the Lekki tollgate plaza where the incident occurred on October 20, 2020 and found at least five spent bullets in the drainage around the area.

#EndSARS: Live bullets fired at Lekki tollgate – CNN

The military fired live bullets at #EndSARS protests at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos, contrary to its denial, a report by Cable News Network (CNN) said yesterday.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: 32 CSOs sign for prosecution of killers of protesters

About 32 civil society groups have jointly signed a petition demanding for prosecution of all the security personnel involved in the bloody shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki TollGate in Lagos on Tuesday night.
Wole Soyinka

Lekki shooting: Nigeria back to General Abacha days – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has compared President Muhammadu Buhari’s adminstration to General Sani Abacha days.

#EndSARS: The generation that said ‘Enough’

The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
NIMASA

NIMASA: Nigeria to begin online ship registration

“NIMASA has concluded plans to set up an automated ship registration process through online and electronic procedure,’’ the director-general said in a statement.

Commonwealth Games: Minister urges Team Nigeria to compete fairly

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday advised Nigerian athletes at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, to compete fairly without tarnishing the country’s image.

Southeast governors receive body of ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

The remains of the former Vice President Alex Ekwueme arrived the Akanu Ibiam International Airport on Monday to the embrace of the five governors of South East states.

House of Reps to probe oil coys’ level of compliance with local content act

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the contracting of vessels by International Oil and Gas companies.

Independence Day parade to attract 150,000 Nigerians

The 2017 Nigerian Independence Day parade in the USA would attract no fewer than 150,000 participants, the largest African parade in the U.S.

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