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Lekki Lies vs DJ Switch: Nigerians divided by US report on Lekki shooting

DJ Switch is now at the centre of another controversy as the U.S. Department of State released its assessment on the controversial shooting incident at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020.

Lekki shooting: Reddington hospital confirms several victims injured

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Reddington hospital, Lekki has confirmed that several victims of the Lekki toll gate shooting on October 20, 2020, were brought to the...

#LekkiShooting: Amnesty International accuses Nigerian government of cover-up

Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of covering up those responsible for the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Alausa and Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State in October 2020.

#EndSARS: Man claims he lost his leg after he was shot at Lekki tollgate

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku A 27-year-old carpenter, Lucky Philemon, who claims to be one of the protesters allegedly shot when soldiers dispersed protesters at Lekki tollgate...

Lekki shooting: CNN shuns Lagos Judicial Panel

The Cable News Network (CNN) has refused to appear before the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution of Victims of SARS Related Abuses.

#EndSARS lawyer wants Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, Tinubu, others to appear before panel

The counsel for the #EndSARS protesters, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana has prayed to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses to order Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and 12 others to appear before it.

Massacres do not necessarily produce corpses, By Owei Lakemfa

By Owei Lakemfa. THERE is a sickening campaign by some unfeeling persons that those who claim there were killings at the Lekki Tollgate on October...

Lagos judicial panel commences further hearing on Lekki shooting

The Lagos State Judicial panel on restitution for victims of SARS related abuses and other matters on Friday commenced further hearing from the Lekki Concession Company.

Nigeria slams CNN over second report on Lekki shootings

The Federal Government of Nigeria has accused CNN of releasing a doctored video to change the truth of what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza on October 20.

I’m not aware Nigerian Army denied Lekki Shooting on Twitter – General

Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island has said that he was unaware that the Nigerian Army Headquarters had described the shootings at the Lekki Tollgate as “fake news” on Twitter.

Lekki Shooting: #EndSARS Judicial panel, counsels agree on CCTV footage

Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident and other counsels have agreed to play the closed-circuit TV footage from the October 20 Lekki shooting from 5pm.

#EndSARS: There was never a massacre at Lekki Tollgate – Nigerian govt

The Federal Government has rubbished claims of a massacre in last month's shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki Tollgate.

CNN should be sanctioned over Lekki Shooting report – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for the sanctioning of Cable News Network, CNN over its 'irresponsible report' on what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate.

Lekki shooting: We didn’t know about new curfew time – Nigerian Army

Official of the Nigerian Army, 81 Division, Lagos, are currently giving testimony before the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry stated that the military was not informed of the change in time of the curfew before soldiers were deployed in the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020.

Lekki shooting: Army officers appear before #EndSARS panel

Officials of the Nigerian Army, 81 Division, Lagos, are currently appearing before the Lagos State Panel of Inquiry over the alleged shooting of #EndSARS peaceful protesters on October 20 at the Lekki Toll Gate.

Lekki shooting: Soldiers were attacked at Lekki Tollgate – Army Commander

The commanding officer of 65 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Salisu Bello, said contrary to widespread reports, soldiers did not shoot #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza on October 20, 2020, instead, it was his men that were attacked.

Lekki Shooting: #EndSARS Judicial panel plays CCTV footage

Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident is currently playing closed-circuit TV footage from the October 20 Lekki shooting.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums wearing Army uniform may be behind Lekki shooting – AGF

Minister for Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said that it is unclear who shot the #EndSARS protesters in Lagos.

Lekki Shooting: Our surveillance camera stopped working at 8pm – LCC MD

The Managing Director of the Lekki Concession Company, (LCC), Abayomi Omomuwasan has told the Justice Doris Okuwobi-led Judicial Panel that the company's surveillance camera stopped working at 8pm on October 20.

Lekki Shooting: LCC ready to show footage

The management of the Lekki Concession Company, LCC has revealed its willingness to cooperate with the Lagos Judicial panel by showing the footage of events that surrounded the Lekki toll gate shootings on October 20, 2020.

Video: Bullet shells recovered at Lekki Shooting scene

Five more bullet shells have been recovered at the Lekki Toll Gate, where #EndSARS protesters were reportedly shot at on Tuesday night of 20th October, 2020.

Lekki massacre: Victim’s body not with us – St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos has denied having the body of a victim of the shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza at their morgue.

#EndSARS: Lekki shooting has ‘complicated matters for me’ – Tinubu

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, says last Tuesday's alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at...

#EndSARS: Omotola and the search for truth in time of fake news

In war, truth is the first casualty - Aeschylus ...Watch and listen to what Professor Bolaji Akinyemi said in video on the subject inside the...

Lekki shooting: ‘Buhari would address Nigerians’ – Minister

The Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would address Nigerians regarding the Tuesday Lekki shooting at protesters by soldiers.

Lekki Shooting: Why LASEMA couldn’t rescue protesters – DG

By Aisha Cole The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has debunked allegations making the rounds in the media that it refused to come to...

Women’s group MUM urges Buhari probe Lekki shooting

A coalition of women groups, Mothers United and Mobilised (MUM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday.

Lekki shootings video photoshopped – Defence Headquarters

Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), has stated that the videos which surfaced online showing soldiers shooting at peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza is fake and was either photoshopped or cropped.

Lekki shooting: “Unfortunate wastage of lives” – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed sadness over what it described as the “unfortunate wastage of lives” of unarmed young Nigerians who were protesting at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos.

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