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#EndSARS: 20 CSOs endorse call for expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria

#EndSARS: 20 CSOs endorse call for expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria

*Accuse agency of attempting to destabilize the country By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-A total of 20 civil society organizations have endorsed the call for the expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria,over its unethical role in the aftermath of #EndSARS protests. The CSOs accused the international rights body of fueling the recent unpleasant outcome of the hijacked […]

Traditional ruler faults amnesty’s claim on alleged Lekki shooting

Traditional ruler faults amnesty’s claim on alleged Lekki shooting

The Olowu of Kuta in Osun, Oba Adekunle Oyelude has faulted claims by the Amnesty International that it tracked troops of the Nigerian Army to Lekki Toll Gate, where they allegedly shot at protesters on Oct. 20. Oyelude said this in a statement on Friday in Ibadan, calling for a probe into the claim. “Although […]

Lekki shootings: How troops moved to toll gate — Amnesty Int’l

Lekki shootings: How troops moved to toll gate — Amnesty Int’l

…At 6:29pm local time in Lagos, two military vehicles were filmed leaving Bonny Camp …Later footage showed four vehicles with flash lights in a convoy, and they appeared to be vehicles used by the Nigerian military and police. …Same vehicles head east along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, in the direction of the Lekki Toll Gate. …Vehicles […]