Understanding Falana and his phobia for Nigerian Army

By Richard Murphy An American international gospel evangelist, Rev. John MacArthur recently ruminated; “It is confusing to watch people demanding justice by violating laws.” There seems to be a conflict of law tormenting Nigeria’s human rights activists over the bloodily raging #EnSARS protests in Nigeria. Leading the pack of rights activists is a lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN. He is vociferous in threats to drag the Chief of Army Staff( COAS) Lt. Gen. TY Buratai to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over watery claims that soldiers deployed to assist civil…

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EndSARS and the professionalism of the Nigerian Army

By Nkechi Odoma A lot of confusions have assailed Nigeria now over #EndSARS protests. Merchants of violence and bloodbath have taken control of parts of Nigeria in irrefutably dubious protests. Hidden retrogressive schemes have been hatched and re-enacted by various interests within the country. Surely, these demonstrations have become a mass exhumation and combination of satanic motives by groups, demonic interests, questionable personalities and regions in the country. Most times, Nigerians fail to express their grievances against government, in a civil, lawful and orderly manner as permitted by the tenets…

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Lekki Shooting: Nigerian Army acted within rules of engagement, professionalism required – Coalition

The Coalition for Truth and Justice (CTJ) says the Nigerian Army didn’t breach its rules of engagement at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos or anywhere in the country during the EndSARS protests. According to the coalition, the troops acted in its usual professional manner and have been agents of stabilization, instrumental to restoration of peace. The Coalition for Truth and Justice made this revelation in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Barrister Timothy Charles, on Wednesday, in Abuja. As a followup to the army’s statement on Tuesday, the CTJ said it carried…

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