Two feared killed, others injured as SUV runs into #ENDSARS protesters
Two persons were feared killed and many others injured when a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of #ENDSARS protesters at Alagbado, a Lagos suburb.
Footage from a viral video showed two lifeless bodies being carried away by some youths while a volunteer of medical corps was deployed, especially around Amikanle area to take care of the wounded before those with severe injuries were moved to Cavesbury Hospital.
Witnesses said the silver SUV deliberately ran into the protesters in a bid to scare them off the road.
Source – The Nation
End SARS: ‘There’ll be revolution in Nigeria, everybody will be ready to die’ – How T.B Joshua warned
As the protests over police brutality engulfing the nation of Nigeria steadily grow in momentum, a video of TB Joshua prophesying a ‘revolution’ instigated by Nigerian youths has resurfaced on social media.
The video, which was originally aired seven years ago on July 14th 2013, shows Joshua sharing a revelation to the congregation of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), which he titled ‘Carry Your Youths Along’.
“I am seeing a revolution,” the cleric bluntly began, adding that “every revolution starts by protests”. Watch Video>>>
End SARS protesters besiege National Assembly, make new demand
End SARS protesters are now at the entrance of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Hundreds of them moved in a long convoy of vehicles, including some damaged at Berger.
One of them Adebayo Raphael gave an update on Twitter.
“SP U. A. Sambo just asked us to wait for him to check if there are any legislators in either of the two chambers.
“The National Assembly must commit to fix our damaged cars, otherwise we sleep here and continue our #EndPoliceBrutality protests”, he tweeted.
Peaceful demonstrators were earlier today attacked by some boys with sticks.
In a coordinated movement, they stormed the rally ground and pounced on cars and individuals demanding an end to Police excesses in Nigeria.
Source – Daily Post
#EndSARS: Your voices have been heard, let govt play its roles, Sanwo-Olu begs protesters
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to #EndSARS protesters in the state to remain calm and “let the effects of the protest go down”.
The governor stated that Federal and State governments had heard the voices of the youths and had swung into action.
He, therefore, urged the #EndSARS protesters to allow governments at all levels play its roles to make the demanded changes happen.
Source – Punch
SWAT: No SARS officers, no patrol, unlawful search – Police
Nigeria Police have announced that members of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) will not be deployed to the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
The Force Headquarters confirmed this on Wednesday.
Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, gave five ‘important facts’ about the new unit.
The points are: No personnel of the defunct SARS will be selected to be part of the new Tactical Team;
Operations of the new Tactical Team will be strictly intelligence driven;
Members of the new Tactical Team will by no means embark on routine patrols;
The new team are barred from indiscriminate and unlawful search of phones and laptops;
Operatives must be free of any disciplinary matter especially those touching on misuse of firearms or abuse of human rights.
15 kidnapped commuters, bank manager regain freedom in Delta
Fifteen commuters kidnapped at the Ekreravwen section of the East-West Road in Ughelli North council area of Delta last Wednesday have been reportedly released.
The Nation learnt the 15 victims were freed on Tuesday morning after spending a week in the kidnappers’ den.
Also, the manager of a new generation bank who was kidnapped on his way to work in Effurun, Uvwie council area last Monday has been released by his captors.
Source – The Nation
Protesters destroyed Lagos fire truck -Official
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has alleged that one of its emergency truck was damaged by some #ENDSARS protesters in Lagos State.
The agency made this known in a statement on Wednesday titled ‘#EndSARS: Protesters damage Lagos fire engine truck’.
Acting Head of the agency, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, said the incident happened on Tuesday at Alausa, Ikeja area of the state.
Source – Punch