Human Rights group, Amnesty International (AI) says one year after the #EndSARS protests no security operative has been made to face justice for the “brutal crackdown” on peaceful protesters.
Ahead of the anniversary of the October 20 2020 #EndSARS protests in Lagos where gunshots were fired at protesters at the Lekki tollgate, singer Falz has said Nigerian youths will not be silenced by anyone.
Justice Bello Jawu of a High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit filed by one Kenechukwu Okeke, a human rights activist, against Davido, Aisha Yesufu, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, and 47 other celebrities and activists over their activities during the October 2020 #EndSARS protests.
Ogunniyi who was two months pregnant at the time she was arrested by soldiers in Akure, Ondo State capital alongside three others, after the violence that erupted in the wake of the October 2020 #EndSARS protests, gave birth to a baby boy on June 16, 2021. She was accused of being one of those that set the state secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) ablaze.