Archives Tag: Lekki Toll Gate

Politics

#EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Of Inquiry Presents Its Report

April 19, 2022

After long months – over a year – of painful wait by the victims of the #LekkiMassacre and the rest of the world, on the 15th of November, 2021, the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution on the Lekki Toll Gate Shooting Incident and Cases of Police Brutality handed over a 309-page report on the infamous … Continue reading #EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Of Inquiry Presents Its Report

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Politics

Lekki Massacre: Nigerians Take To The Streets To Remember Victims

April 19, 2022

  Despite warnings and threats by the Nigerian police to arrest citizens who will come out for a peaceful one-year memorial for victims of the Lekki Massacre, Nigerians especially the youth in the soro soke (speak up) spirit refused to be silenced and came out in a show of solidarity for a movement the government … Continue reading Lekki Massacre: Nigerians Take To The Streets To Remember Victims

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Politics

20th October 2020: One Year Later

April 19, 2022

Today, 20th of October 2021 is the one year anniversary of the infamous event of 20th of October 2020, otherwise known as the #LekkiMassacre. Read more about Politics The month of October 2020 will forever be a memorable month in the socio-political history of Nigeria. A month in which Nigerians from all extractions came together, … Continue reading 20th October 2020: One Year Later

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Politics

Analysis: The Struggle To Install Lekki Toll Gate As A Memorial

April 19, 2022

  Whether the powers that be liked it or not the Lekki toll gate has become a memento for remembering all of the victims of police brutality nationwide as well as the massacre at the toll gate on 20th October 2020. Read more about Politics In a renewed protest on 13th February, some protesters moved … Continue reading Analysis: The Struggle To Install Lekki Toll Gate As A Memorial

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International Nigeria

‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

April 19, 2022

  In a virtual side-event during the 19th Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC)’ on Thursday, December 17th, 2020, popular Nigerian activist, disc jockey, and musician, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popular with the stage name, DJ Switch, urged the ICC and the international community not to ignore Nigeria amidst threats regarding the … Continue reading ‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

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Nigeria

Second Wave Of #EndSARS Protests Rocks Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Despite the use of force to crush the #EndSARS protests in October, Nigerian youths have shown resilience in their bid to end police brutality in Nigeria after returning to the streets on Monday, December 7th, 2020. While youths in Lagos kick-started the first wave of the protests, their counterparts in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, … Continue reading Second Wave Of #EndSARS Protests Rocks Nigeria

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Nigeria

A Month After 20/10/20 #LekkiMassacre – What Has Changed

April 19, 2022

  The 20th of October, 2020 will remain a traumatic day for many Nigerians who witnessed, live, the massacre of peaceful protestors at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos. The events of that day will remain equally traumatic for those who took vigil and watched the massacre via livestream to their mobile screens. One month after … Continue reading A Month After 20/10/20 #LekkiMassacre – What Has Changed

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Nigeria

CNN’s Documentary On The Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

April 19, 2022

  Global media powerhouse, the Cable News Network, CNN, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, released a video documentary investigation on the Lekki toll gate shooting and killing of peaceful protesters by the Nigerian army on the night of Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Read more about #EndSARS October 20, 2020, which has gone down in history … Continue reading CNN’s Documentary On The Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

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Nigeria

Why We Must Always Remember The Lekki Massacre As A Black Tuesday

April 19, 2022

  Nigerians are still trying to catch their breath from the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests which went bad too soon. A lot of commendation, reflection, blaming, recalibration and healing have also been going on behind the scenes for some time since the Lagos state government declared a curfew after the #LekkiMassacre. Read more about … Continue reading Why We Must Always Remember The Lekki Massacre As A Black Tuesday

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Entertainment Social Media

Social Media Influencer Of The Week: DJ Switch

April 19, 2022

  On 20 October 2020, the country stood still when DJ Switch, a popular disk Jockey and entertainer in Nigeria live-streamed the horrifying events that took place at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. But for this act of bravery, there would hardly be any evidence of the killing of innocent civilians on that fateful … Continue reading Social Media Influencer Of The Week: DJ Switch

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Nigeria

Fact Check: Did The Nigerian Army Lie About Lekki Massacre?

April 19, 2022

  About a week ago, the Nigerian Army launched a campaign that was to begin on the 20th October 2020 and tagged it Operation Crocodile Smile VI. The operation was declared as an effort to tackle fake news and misinformation in the online news space. Many Nigerians condemned such an operation as needless especially coming at … Continue reading Fact Check: Did The Nigerian Army Lie About Lekki Massacre?

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Nigeria Social Media

Analysing The Role Of Social Media In The Events Surrounding The #EndSARS Protests

April 19, 2022

  On the 20th of October 2020, the #EndSARS protests, which were launched to call for an end to police brutality in Nigeria, went awry after soldiers allegedly opened fire on peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. Read more about #EndSARS The dramatic turn of events following that day has since sent a lot of … Continue reading Analysing The Role Of Social Media In The Events Surrounding The #EndSARS Protests

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Nigeria

Lekki Toll Gate: The Ground Of The Fallen

April 19, 2022

  ‘When the mob came, they watched; When the soldiers killed, they feigned ignorance.’ The 20th of October 2020 will never be forgotten easily in the history of modern Nigeria. It will be remembered as the day Nigeria tried to break Nigerians, the day the government told Nigerians that they do not matter, the day … Continue reading Lekki Toll Gate: The Ground Of The Fallen

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