Posts Tagged: Police

#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 …

Yiaga Africa Commences Observation of Anambra Pre-election Environment 

Yiaga Africa Commences Observation of Anambra Pre-election Environment 

Yiaga Africa has commenced its observation of the pre-election environment in Anambra State ahead of the November 6th Governorship election. Through, it’s Watching the Vote (WTV), citizens’ election observation project, Yiaga Africa is tracking and reporting pre-election activities for immediate response by stakeholders. Through the Pre-Election observation, Yiaga Africa will track the efficacy of the …

When Votes Count: Yiaga Africa Report for Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections

When Votes Count: Yiaga Africa Report for Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections

The Edo and Ondo governorship elections in 2020 were the first state-wide elections conducted in a pandemic in Nigeria. The elections were conducted amidst intensifying concerns for public health safety with both states experiencing rising numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the period leading to the elections. Both elections were significant for different reasons …

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 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 …