The current generation of Nigerian footballers are leaving no stone unturned to secure their financial future by diverting their hard-earned money into long and short-term investments. Most footballers especially from Africa have now come to terms with the home truth of how their career can come to an abrupt end by injuries that eventually force them into early retirement from the sport.
Few days ago, the End SARS memorial was held to remember the events and the fallen heroes of the protest. One of the survivors of the protest has taken to the internet to share his near death experience. The young man whose name is Marvel took to his Facebook page to narrate his during escape during the End SARS protest.
The year 2020 will be remembered in Nigeria as millions of youths took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality in the country. The protest was tagged EndSARS protest and it has been a defining moment in the history of Nigeria. It was the first time in years that youths have taken to the streets and made their demands known to the government.
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#EndSARS: Lai Mohammed hails police, army, says Lekki massacre a scam The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday hailed the police and the Nigerian Army for the role they played in the #EndSARS protests last year, even as he maintained that the incident at the Lekki toll plaza last year was a “phantom massacre with no bodies”.
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Sanwo-Olu orders release of protesters arrested in Lagos Photo Credit: Daily Post Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday ordered the police to release all End SARS protesters arrested in the state. The commemoration of the October 20 Lekki toll gate shooting by the military took place on Wednesday.
Nigerians today can't but remember those who died on the 20th of October in the year, 2020 at Lekki Toll gate, while we were fighting against police brutality which was tagged EndSARS. Today being a year since it happened, there were peaceful physical protests and online protests to honor those who died during this fight, and some of the big brother Naija housemate from season 6 also joined the online community to memorialize the deceased.
In October 2020, demonstrations calling for an end to SARS were held in many parts of the country. On the 20th of the same month, the EndSARS protest at Lekki toll gate was disrupted after the Nigerian army allegedly shot at the protesters. While the Nigerian army and prominent leaders refuted this allegation, the protesters hold on to their claim as they set up memorial protests to honour the ‘fallen heroes.’
The one year memorial for those who died at Lekki Toll Gate due to the massacre, as they fight for a better Nigeria was taken serious and honorable all over the states in the country, and most people used their social media as well to say something, and Aisha Yesufu who is an activist and was active at the #EndSARS protest has something emotional to say.
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Nigerians, particularly the youths, took out time to mark the one year remembrance of the Lekki Tollgate shooting which occured on 20th October 2020. It would be recalled that many Nigerian artists such as Tacha, Dj Switch, Falz, Mr Macaroni and many others came out to join the nationwide protest against police brutality that resulted in bloodshed.
2 Commendable Things Nigerian Policemen Did Yesterday At Lekki Tollgate During The End Sars Memorial
Yesterday, the much-anticipated End Sars memorial protest at Lekki Tollgate was done in memory of the people who were lost during the protest a year ago in Nigeria. The protest was successfully done and everyone went home without any harm with the help of the Nigerian police being present at the tollgate to control everything.
Nigerian popular music star, Tiwa Savage has released a song in memory of the Lekki Toll Gate victims allegedly gunned down by the Nigerian security operatives during the EndSARS protest on 20th October 2020. Recall that on the 20th of October 2020, EndSARS protesters stormed the Lekki Toll Gate to protest against the brutality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
Amidst the demonstrations ongoing across many regions in Nigeria in commemoration of the first anniversary of last year's #EndSARS protest, Kemi Olunloyo has advised the protesters. Several reports claim some of the EndSARS protesters were shot and killed by the Nigerian Army during the protest last year.
Photo credit : Opera News Two persons were arrested by operatives of the Lagos State police command at Lekki toll gate where the scheduled protest of memorial of #EndSARS is to hold. Photo credit : Opera News Of the two arrested,one claimed to be a journalist working with a media organisation while the other was a protester carrying a placard.
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed stated that all the reports of the massacre of Nigerian youths at the Lekki toll gate, last year during #End SARS protests was all lies. But before we proceed, If you want to get more update, click the follow button on the top right corner of this page.
After last year's protest which generated massive attention across the country, the government has made significant efforts to improve the professional conduct of the Nigerian Police Force. Several modifications were made to meet the demands of the aggrieved youths. These are important reasons why there is no need to hold more protests, especially regarding the EndSars movement.
Popular Nigerian pianist, Daniels Japhet recently got his followers amazed as he dropped beautiful pictures from his wedding. Danny Keys as he's popular known as tied the knot with his long time sweetheart, Bridget at Lekki. Danny Keys who is a composer/pianist at the Foundation Faith Church, Lekki was born on August 1st, 1989.
Protesters against SARS who were arrested at the Lekki toll gate on Wednesday have been released. Modupe (Moe) Adele, a legal practitioner and supporter of the End SARS movement, announced this on her Twitter page. Hundreds of people were detained by Nigerian police on Wednesday during a peaceful protest for the EndSARS memorial.
Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, praised the police and the Nigerian Army for their roles in the #EndSARS protests last year, even as he maintained that the incident at the Lekki toll plaza last year was a "phantom massacre with no bodies."
Popular Nigerian Journalist, Dr. Kemi tweeted that Minister Lai Mohammed Said false things to the press during the Journalist conference. She said that no Nigerian trained journalist, not even CNN could ask a credible question. In her exact words, "Lai told journalists there was no Lekki massacre at Lekki Toll gate -TRUE, but also said the army didn't shoot anyone - FALSE."