The man known as Ndukwe Ekekwe, an Endsars victim has rejected the sum of 7.5 million nairas as compensation price given to him by the lagos state panel of injury.According to Ndukwe, he was pushed down from a two-story building and so far, he has spent 30 million nairas taking care of himself, so an offer of 7.5 million is ridiculous.
In regards to the petition filled against the Nigerian Army about the #EndSARS Saga, reports have it that they have failed to appear and answer the petition before the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured Nigerians that his administration will not attempt to hide the findings of the Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution, but will make the contents of the report available to the public. The governor gave this assurance while addressing newsmen in Lagos on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
During the sitting of the Lagos State Judicial Panel today Tuesday, there was a mild drama as a Petitioner Ndukwe Ekekwe who was allegedly brutalized and paralyzed by the Police rejected the compensation awarded to him.The petitioner had told the panel how the officers of the now disbanded SARS operatives came to his shop at Alaba International Market in 2018 and threw him down from a two storey building resulting to a severe damage on his spinal cord.
After 131 hearings, the Lagos State Judicial Panel on restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses and other problems has concluded its work. Justice Doris Okuwobi, the panel's chairman, read out the panel's conclusions on Monday, awarding N148.2 million to 23 eligible applicants. They incorporate Michael Owoicho – N10 million, Fatai Ogunseye (late) – N10 million, Adeola Mukaila – N700,000, Stella Edegwa – N500,000, Akapo Adekunle – N10 million, Mustapha Ramot – N10 million, Kufre Jackson – N5 million, Ikechukwu Iloamuzor (late) – N10 million, Segun Adekoya (unlawful capture by the police) – N1 million, Yusuf Omole – N10 million, and Segun Ishola (wounds supported from shot) – N5 million.
Reports from Lekki Toll Gate this morning are that the police began to arrest and attack protestors this morning at Lekki Tollgate. According to reports shared by Sahara Reporters, the arrests of demonstrators started on Saturday at 7.50 am. See photos: Some protesters wondered why the police were attacking them and abusing their basic human rights, saying it was their right to protest. One of them arrested with others said he might have was crushed by a car when he was being chased by the police, and wondered
The Lagos state judicial commission of inquiry is without a doubt giving justice to victims of police brutality.On Saturday, March 27, the panel issued a new decision in favor of more victims.
On Monday, N128.2 million was awarded as compensation to Lagos petitioners by The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of Special Anti Robbery Squad Related Abuses and other Matters. This was disclosed by the Panel Head, Retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, at the Lagos Court of Arbitration at Lekki, Lagos
Justice Doris Okuwobi (retired), the panel's Chairperson, made the announcement on Saturday. The Lagos State Judicial Panel Of Inquiry, which was established to investigate police brutality, has put its work on hold until further notice. The panel was scheduled to wrap up its work on October 19.
Hours After Mr Macaroni Was Arrested At Lekki Toll Gate By Policemen, See How Nigerians Are Reacting.
Nigerians from different social media has shown great concern over the arrest of Nigerian popular comedian Debo Adebayo aka Mr Macaroni. The comedian was picked up by Police operatives at Lekki toll gate after he joined other protesters at the tollgate to express his dissatisfaction with the decision of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry allowing the Lekki Concession Company to reopen the Lekki tollgate on Saturday following alleged killing of protesters on October 20, 2020. It can be recalled that the
#EndSARS: Lagos Governor Extends Panel Sittings By Three Months Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, has extended the tenure of the state’s Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Related Abuses and Other Matters for another three months, this was disclosed yesterday by the
According to newsmen this evening, being Friday, February 19, 2021.It was revealed that Lagos State Judicial Panel of Restitution and Inquiry investigating cases of police brutality have awarded N10 million each as compensation to two victims of police brutality.
Reactions As Mr Macaroni And Others Were Arrested By The Police In Lekki Toll Gate Protests Today Just of recent, the Nigerian Comedian Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni as his stage name, he was reportedly arrested early this morning by the police in Lekki toll gate during #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest today. Mr Macaroni and others were at the Lekki Toll Gate early this morning to protest for reopening of the Lekki Toll Gate after the panel was judge by the Lagos state judicial, Mrs Doris Okuwobi,
A lot of people are nursing fear following the deployment of heavily armed policemen to Lekki Toll Gate by the Lagos State Government to enforce order in the state. The heavily armed policemen at the Lekki Toll Gate should not scare protesters away but should work out modalities of how to go about lawful protest. It would be recalled that the Lagos State government welcomed the decision of the Judicial panel whether the Toll gate should be opened to allow management of the toll take stock of affected property
Following the ruling of the 9-member of the Lagos Panel of Inquiry on February 6, 2021, approving the reopening of the toll plaza by the Chairman, Justice Doris Okuwobi and four others who ruled in favour of an application by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), two opposing camps - #OccupyLekkiTollGate# and #DefendLagos# – are planning separate protests on Saturday 13th February, 2021. Spearheading the #OcupyLekkiTollGate# protest are Rinuola Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi (Youths reps in the panel) who
Marc Chidiebere Nwadi was awarded a sum of #7.5Million by the Lagos State government through the state Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS related abuses and offences after he spent 6 years in prison for his inability to offer bribe to police.
It can be recalled that a nationwide protest was launched last year against the alleged inhuman conducts of the some staff members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Command.
Had Nigerian youths been not staged EndSARS protests last year, how victims of police/brutality would have been compensated?This is to say that the protest is really paying off at least victims are being heard and given justice.
CHIDIEBERE Nwadi, a young Nigerian man who spent six years in Kirikiri awaiting trial court has been awarded the sum of 7.5million naira by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Friday morning, this judgment was delivered by the chairperson of the panel Doris Okuwobi, who said that the petitioner
At a sitting of the commission on Saturday the commission, ruled that four out of six people who had faced police harassment had found evidence against them.The four were awarded a total of N16,250,000 three of them received N10 million, N5 million and N700 thousand.