The 8-man Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution to investigate cases of police brutality in Lagos is now sitting. The panel is led by Justice Doris Okuwobi, a retired Judge of Lagos State. The youth representatives on the panel are Rinu Oduala and Majekodunmi Temitope. The panel was constituted by the Governor of Lagos […]
The police waited until it was dark, like around 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm next thing we knew, they started releasing canisters of tear gas at us. The 100 plus people who came for the protest started running for their lives. It was like a mini-stampede.
Earlier this afternoon, the Nigeria Police Force tweeted that SARS has been dissolved. In 5 points, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Police Force, Frank Mba, stated that SARS has been dissolved in the 36 state commands with immediate effect and that all men serving in the Unit will be redeployed to other Police […]
Today’s subject on Abroad Life is a woman who left Nigeria seven years ago. She’s lived in Scotland and England so far. She talks about how leaving religion made all her friends cut her off, and how she’s grown past the idea of living in Nigeria. First things first, how long have you been in […]
On the 8th October 2020, 43 EndSARS protesters gathered outside the Lagos State Government house to air their grievances. Despite the protests being peaceful, these protesters were harassed by the men of the Nigerian Police Force, who seized their tents and chairs and brandished their weapons at protesters in a bid to disperse the gathering. […]
They said something about how I fit the description of an accomplice for some yahoo boys around the area because of my nose ring and face. They didn’t even do the routine Nigerian police “may we meet you,” they just asked me to open my car door and get out. I mean, I had to because they had guns.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has overhauled SARS. What does this REALLY mean?
Fela’s music is even more relevant today.
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