Whatever angle you are sitting at, Lagos is without argument Nigeria’s most important state. Abuja may be the nation’s capital, politically, but Lagos, the economic capital, is the most vibrant measure of Nigeria’s political health.
If the health of the … Read the rest
Nigerians have been calling for the resignation of Lagos State governor, Babajide SanoOlu since the report of the Lagos State #EndSARS Panel was released yesterday.
According to the report, mo fewer than nine #EndSARS protesters were killed at the Lekki … Read the rest
The Federal Government of Nigeria has been in the eye of the storm with the international media recently, and there is a lot that can be extracted from that in terms of lessons and sub-text. I find that ironic considering … Read the rest
By Abimbola Adelakun
This week marked the first anniversary of the #EndSARS, the mass demonstrations against police brutality that shook Nigeria and culminated in a brutal crackdown on the protesters by soldiers drafted to the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State. As … Read the rest
Sentinel Forensic Limited, a forensics company contracted to investigate circumstances surrounding the October 20, 2020 #EndSARS incident at Lekki tollgate, has disclosed that bullets expelled from firearms during the protest were from the Nigerian Army.
The company’s representative, Joseph Kayode … Read the rest
There was controversy on social media on Friday following an allegation by a Twitter user who accused the Feminist Coaltion (FemCo) of withdrawal of $51,000 worth of bitcoin from the #EndSARS donation account.
The coalition is one of the major … Read the rest
There is tension in Lagos as many youth in the state have vowed to counter the planned February 13 #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest at the tollgate plaza with #DefendLagos.
The plan to #OccupyLekkiTollGate came barely one day after the ruling of the … Read the rest
A divided panel
The rancor that occurred, Saturday, February 6, at the sitting of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry investigating the shootings and alleged killings at the Lekki Toll gate in Lagos in October 2020, in addition to reported cases of … Read the rest
President Donald Trump had to wear a face mask
What a year. WhatAyear. What. A. Year. Muddled and fragmented. Masked up and washed up. It was a tasteless year, the year we could barely smell the coffee, the year humanity was severely fatigued. It was the year that soaked … Read the rest