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#EndSARS: Complete Panel Sittings, Release #EndSARS Panels of Inquiry Reports and Fully Implement 5 for 5 Demands

#EndSARS: Complete Panel Sittings, Release #EndSARS Panels of Inquiry Reports and Fully Implement 5 for 5 Demands

Today marks exactly one year since the National Economic Council (NEC) chaired by the Vice-President directed the establishment of Judicial Panels of Inquiry by State Governors in Nigeria to investigate complaints of police brutality and extra-judicial killings. The directive was in response to one of the #5For5 demands by young Nigerians demanding the establishment of …

EndSARS: A Generation Still In Search Of Justice By Ibrahim Faruk

EndSARS: A Generation Still In Search Of Justice By Ibrahim Faruk

From October 8th 2020, Nigerian youths staged a series of nationwide peaceful protests for 12 days – in an affirmation of young citizens’ democratic and constitutional right to peaceful assembly as well as freedom of association. Leveraging social media platforms, young Nigerians demanded an end to the country’s unbearable spate of police brutality. The hashtag …

Weekly Updates on  #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 17

Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 17

Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 17 7th – 14th March 2021 The Judicial Panels of Inquiry set up across Nigeria to investigate the excesses of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies have continued sittings in the FCT and these 11 states in the week under review: Akwa Ibom, …

Weekly Updates on  #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 15

Weekly Updates on #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 15

22nd February – 28th February 2021 The Judicial Panels of Inquiry set up across Nigeria to investigate the excesses of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies have continued sittings in the FCT and these 13 states in the week under review: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Benue, Ebonyi, Ekiti, Gombe, Kaduna, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, …

Weekly Updates on EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 8

Weekly Updates on EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 8

14th December – 25th December 2020 In the last two (2) months, the Judicial Panels of Inquiry set up in 26 States have received petitions from victims of police brutality, their representatives, and others as part of the response to the demands of the #EndSARS protests across major cities in Nigeria in October 2020. Reports …

Weekly Update on EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 6

Weekly Update on EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 6

30th November – 5th December 2020 This reporting week witnessed more petitioners approaching the Panels with evidence of their horrid experiences with officers of the law who abused and tortured them leaving some with permanent injuries and some dead. The Judicial Panels in some of the states have remained consistent in holding their weekly sittings …

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No.1

Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No.1

In October 14, 2020 The National Economic Council (NEC) led by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo directed the immediate establishment of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry across the country to receive and investigate complaints of Police brutality or related extrajudicial killings. The panels are expected to ensure justice …