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‘They removed my teeth’ — man who spent 48 days in SARS cell testifies before judicial panel

  Okoli Agwu, a victim of police brutality, says his teeth were removed by operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) during the 48 days he spent in their custody.   According to Tribune, Agwu, who is a resident of Okokomaiko, spoke when he appeared before the judicial panel of inquiry and restitution established by […]

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Oath of Secrecy on Lekki shooting panel members, betrayal of trust — Lawyers

By Henry Ojelu Some legal practitioners have described the Oath of Secrecy administered on members of the panel investigating the Lekki Toll Gate shooting as a betrayal of trust by the Lagos State Government and the panel members. Some members of the panel were reported to have been compelled to sign an Oath of Secrecy […]

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#EndSARS: Highlights of Today’s Sitting at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry

In light of the 5-point demands made by the #EndSARS protesters, the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate the cases of police brutality in Lagos State, sat for the first time today, with Rinu Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi as the youth rep. The proceeding was aired on Arise TV and also streamed live on […]

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Lekki Shooting: Lagos panel of inquiry issues directives to victims, updates on investigations

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and the Lekki Tollgate Incident has urged victims of the October 20 shooting of End SARS protesters by the Army to come forward with their petitions. The body made the call during its sitting on Monday in Lagos. Justice Doris […]

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Sanwo-Olu speaks to CNN on Lekki Toll Shooting, #EndSARS Protest & Lagos Judicial Panel | Watch

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed on CNN that from the video footage that was made available to him, it appears that the Nigerian Army was responsible for the shooting of the End SARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. A total contrast to what the Nigerian Army stated earlier, that its men were not at […]

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Wike tasks panel to probe if govt officials sponsor police brutality

The setting up of such an investigative panel across Nigeria has been one of the demands of the #EndSARS protesters in the country. The post Wike tasks panel to probe if govt officials sponsor police brutality appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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NHRC inaugurates independent probe panel on human rights violations by police

<p class="">The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday inaugurated an 11-member Independent Investigative Panel (IIP) to probe allegations of human rights violations against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigeria Police Force (NFP).</p> <h1>Inaugurating the panel, the Executive Secretary of NHRC, Mr Tony Ojukwu named Justice Suleiman Galadima, JSC […]

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#EndSARS: Governor Abiodun inaugurates judicial panel

The governor called on members of the panel to make fairness, firmness, dedication and objectivity their watchword. The post #EndSARS: Governor Abiodun inaugurates judicial panel appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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“State Judiciary Panel Of Enquiry Is One Step Towards Justice” – Falz speaks

Nigerian hip-hop artist and lawyer, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana agreed with the Presidency on setting up a State Judiciary Panel of Enquiry into all cases of Police Brutality. Falz Falz took to social media to support the Presidency on setting up State Judiciary Panel of Enquiry into all cases of police brutality across Nigeria. In his […]

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Enugu sets up panel to investigate police brutality, extra-judicial killings

The panel will be chaired by a High Court Judge. The post Enugu sets up panel to investigate police brutality, extra-judicial killings appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Police Brutality: Delta Govt Constitutes Judicial Panel Of Enquiry

Delta State Government has constituted an eight-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry to investigate allegations of police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the state. A statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, in Asaba, said that the panel, as approved by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, would receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or […]

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