Police/Lekki shootings: Group passes vote of no confidence in Sanwo-Olu’s panel

The Progressive Yoruba Youth (PYY) has passed a vote of no confidence in the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution instituted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate police brutality and high handedness.  According to the group, the panel has so far come short of high expectations of Lagosians, reduced to something of a “circus show”, especially as it concerns the Lekki toll gate incident.  Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday in Lagos, National President, Kola Salawu said members of the panel have been compromised, hence abandoned their duty for…

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Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry as a Kangaroo Contraption

By Thomas Uzah The recent happenings in the country indeed call for concern from discerning minds. The EndSARS protest has opened a new vista in the battle for the soul of the country. Those against the interest of the country almost had their way, but for a timely intervention, which some segment of the country have decided to turn a blind eye to, instead, they have elected to turn the truth on its head in a most despicable manner.The events of the past weeks have also brought to our consciousness…

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NYCN, Ethnic Youth Groups, commiserates Presidential Aide, Nasir Adhama over Grandfather’s death.

The National Youth Council of Nigeria(NYCN) and the coalition of Ethnic Nationalities Youth Leaders, have commiserated with the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Youth and Students Affairs, Nasir Sa’idu Adhama over the death of his grandfather, (Khalifa) Muhammad Abdurrabbihi Adhama. The Youth groups condolence is contained in a statement issued and jointly signed by the NYCN President, Amb. Sukubo Sara-igbe Sukubo, and leaders of Afenifere Youth Group, Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide, Arewa Consultative Youth Movement, Middlebelt Youth Forum, Northern Youth Parliament, Tiv Youth Worldwide and Ijaw Youth…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Kangaroo Court on Lekki

By Philip Agbese Anyone taken aback by the turn of events around the #EndSARS protests and the Lekki Toll Gate conundrum in Lagos State must have been negligent of the events that led to the 2019 election that produced Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the state governor. He emerged candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bitterly fought primary between him and his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode, who lost out to the well-oiled machinery of Sanwo-Olu’s godfather. Almost one year and half later, Ambode’s warnings to Lagos state’s voting…

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