Nigerian Army’s actions at Lekki in tandem with international best practices – Expert Witness

The conduct of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Tollgate has been described commendable and in tandem with international best practices by a British freelance journalist Michael Edwards. Mr. Edwards, who is also an expert in radio-visual analysis, stated this while speaking with reporters on the sides at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for victims of police brutality. He emphasized that the actions of the soldiers at the scene of the EndSARS protest as seen on the CCTV footage is in tandem with international best practices.…

Read More

CCTV footage on Lekki has exposed purveyors of fake news against Nigerian Army – Yoruba Youths

The Progressive Yoruba Youths Council (PYYC) says the CCTV footage brought before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry has exposed merchants of fake news against the Nigerian Army.  According to the group, the misconception that the clip from the Lekki toll gate was destroyed has been proven otherwise.  Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Lagos, President, Kola Salawu said the video showed that no massacre took place as being portrayed.  The PYYC added that the footage also rubbished DJ Switch’s claims while vindicating the Army.  The group, however, appealed to…

Read More

CNN Report on Lekki: Professionals in Diaspora identify 9 errors, discredit same as organised falsehood against Nigeria

The Association of Nigerian Professionals in Europe (ANPE) has knocked Cable News Network (CNN) over its report on the Lekki shooting, describing it as an organised falsehood against Nigeria.  In a communique released at the end of an emergency general meeting, ANPE said it discovered that CNN’s report was not only misleading but riddled with no fewer than nine errors.  The ANPE said it came to this conclusion after analysing the report as well as the testimonies of stakeholders at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution.  Among…

Read More

Discard CNN report on Lekki shootings targeted at demonising Nigeria’s military – Group

The March4Nigeria movement has urged Nigerians and the international community to disregard CNN’s report on the Lekki shooting in Lagos, noting that it is targeted at demonising the Nigerian military.  The group said after a careful scrutiny of the report, it concluded that CNN has joined campaign of calumny against the Nigerian government as well as the military.  Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Director of Publicity, Deborah Ndace said CNN was irresponsible with its report, following an already existing narrative that was in the public domain. The March4Nigeria movement, however, demanded an unreserved…

Read More

Who will buy CNN’s digital lies?

By Kareem Goulding The American-based, global cable network, CNN has suddenly found itself in the jungle of Nigeria’s muddy politics. It can hardly be admitted that ordinarily, CNN would have been interested in covering the affairs of Nigeria with such passion. CNN only enjoys advertisement funds by reaping from the fortunes of some of Nigeria’s multi-national companies. Ironically, CNN went to great extents to cover the Lekki Toll Gate shootings under the banner of investigations. What is very disgusting is the tenor of the CNN’s report on the Lekki Toll…

Read More