Published. Separately on Tuesday, the national police chief ordered the immediate deployment of anti-riot forces nationwide following increased attacks on police facilities, according to a police spokesman. The Nigerian authorities’ must end their attempts to cover up the Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Amnesty International said. Nigeria: Authorities must stop attempts to cover up Lekki Toll Gate massacre – new investigative timeline 28 October 2020, 09:17 UTC The Nigerian authorities’ must end their attempts to cover up the Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Amnesty International said, as it released a new timeline investigating the atrocity one week later. On the night of 20 October 2020, at about 6:50 p.m, members of the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful End SARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State, Nigeria. The #EndSARS movement is making International headlines amid credible reports that the Nigerian soldiers killed innocent civilians.As previously reported social media's being flooded with startling pictures and videos of unarmed peaceful protestors who said they were attacked by Nigerian Armed Forces at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. They were firing into the crowd,” said Alfred Ononugbo, 55, a security officer. We reported earlier that Soldiers are shooting armless protesters at Lekki toll gate which has lead to many deaths of protesters. Amnesty international added that it was investigating “the killings”. I watched it live. 5 days ago. Gboyega Akosile, spokesman for the governor of Lagos state, said in a Twitter post that authorities had ordered an investigation. Buhari and @jidesanwoolu ate killing harmless and peaceful Nigerians. Your email address will not be published. And later ordered all personnel to report to the police headquarters in Abuja for debriefing and psychological and medical examinations. According to Sanwo-Olu, the soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate in a bid to disperse them. In Nigeria thousands of young people have been protesting against police brutality as part of a largely peaceful movement called EndSARS. After days of widespread demonstrations, the authorities announced the dissolution of SARS. Lekki Toll Gate Massacre: “Let his days be few and let another take his office – Apostle Suleman lay curses. The Lekki toll gate massacre may well be the beginning of the end of impunity in Nigeria. The video shows that more than one life was lost at the Lekki Toll Gate. Kizz Daniel finally joins #EndSARS protest, shares water to protesters at Lekki (Video) However according to the report published by the DFRLab on Thursday, noted… A local newspaper calculated that the state government had lost N234 million (roughly $600,000). This was followed by what many have termed the Lekki massacre. Although four people were legally recorded. The Governor Of Lagos, Sanwo Olu also denied having … Thousands of Nigerians immediately condemned the shooting on peaceful protesters. However, the announcements did not satisfy protesters, who viewed them as just another renaming exercise. SOURCES: Aljazeera.com, yabaleftonline.ng, Tags Aisha yusufe Amnesty international Babajide sanwo oil Endsars Insecurity in Nigeria Lekki massacre Lekki Toll gate Lagos Mohammadu Buhari Nigeria Peaceful protest Police brutality SOLDIERS brutality United Nations. THE LEKKI TOLL GATE MASSACRE AND GOVERNMENT’S SKEWED REIVISIONISM AND APOSTACY(PART 1) mike. 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Many people were confirmed dead early this month after numerous President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Ismail - ... #EndSARS: Burna Boy Reacts To Shooting Of Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate. The attack on unarmed protesters, hours after the Lagos State Government imposed a curfew in Lagos, left many protesters died and severely injured. Videos have surfaced online showing people who died on Tuesday 20th of October, 2020 after soldiers opened fire on peaceful protesters. It was on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The video shows that more than one life was lost at the Lekki Toll Gate. Video: CNN provides evidence of Lekki Toll gate massacre 26 mins ago Law Blessing American media outlet CNN has released a documentary with much evidence that Nigerian soldiers allegedly killed peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20. In a video obtained by CNN and geolocated to Lekki toll gate at 2:36 a.m., one eyewitness, Legend, whose second name we’re not publishing for his safety, can be seen with the Nigerian flag around his head saying, “…my hand is broken, my … Videos. Within a short period, soldiers opened life bullets on the demonstrators who gathered at the protest site in Lagos. Protesters who briefly gathered again at the Lekki toll gate - where Tuesday's shootings took place ... "I'm ashamed of this government," he said in a video posted on Twitter. “Are you afraid?” a man shouted to the flag-waving crowd from a stage. “I saw the bullet hit one or two persons,” he said. Watch videos below; Post Views: 151 @bbcnews @cnn @aljazeeraenglish @realdonaldtrump The Trump supporters carried out an incursion of the Capitol in Wednesday. The protest staged at the Lekki Toll Gate was initially slated as a three-day event. Amnesty International also said in a statement on Tuesday it had received “credible but disturbing evidence of excessive use of force occasioning deaths of protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos”. The government of Nigeria vehemently denied having any knowledge of the shooting incident at the Lekki toll gate and claimed it to be a mere hoax. The Nigerian Army has denied being involved in the massacre of peaceful protesters that occurred on Tuesday evening at the Lekki Toll gate despite leaked footage from the unfortunate scene showing uniformed soldiers carry out the killings.. Please enter your username or email address to reset your password. ... We pay for these bullets' Video, 00:02:59 'It was a massacre... We pay for these bullets' Published Leave a comment. #kemifilaniblog- Someone who just got recovered Shared a video he took at Lekki Toll gate massacre, A post shared by kemifilaniblog (@kemifilaniblog) on Oct 23, 2020 at 3:55am PDT. As the round-the-clock restrictions went into force at 4pm (15:00 GMT), protesters in Lagos sang the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets. Transport workers, Agberos etc using those roads for legitimate business lost their right to use the roads ARISE Correspondent @lailajohnsonsal speaks with #EndSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos. There was no immediate comment from the Nigerian army. Debates. 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According to Sanwo-Olu, the soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate in a bid to disperse them. It was indeed a black Tuesday as innocent #EndSARS protesters murdered in a cold blood at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos state. There have been complaints about missing persons and a few have been confirmed to be hospitalized and in critical condition. Earlier on Tuesday, Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu alleged that criminals had hijacked the protest movement “to unleash mayhem”, as he announced the curfew. Several protesters died on Tuesday night when Nigerian soldiers opened fire on protesters at the Lekki toll gate. Soldiers were trying to remove the dead bodies to unknown destination. This comes after the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu denied the shooting and claimed that no life was lost at the protest ground. Lekki toll gate massacre. In this video, three vehicles are seen heading towards Lekki Toll Gate. Inyene Akpan, 26, a photographer, said: “more than 20 soldiers arrived at the toll gate in Lekki and opened fire. However, when I watch the footage of the Lekki Toll Gate Massacre in Lagos, I think of all the ‘race riots’ and similar massacres in American cities against Black Americans (who most likely have ancestry in West Africa). This SARS has long been accused of extortion, torture and extrajudicial killings. Here are more videos from the scene; Guys I just watched this on PokoLee’s Ig live. ... Andy Wynne and Femi Aborisade have written about how the Lekki Toll Gate Massacre (20 October 2020) is a watershed in the history of social revolt in Nigeria. Critical Agrarian Studies. Your email address will not be published. Read Also: The full story of Nigerian Naked protester, The shocking video of Anti #Endsars protesters, History teacher beheaded for showing students pictures of Prophet Mohammed, Seven facts you should know about Kobe Bryant. SENATOR DINO MELAYE APPRECIATES LADY THAT WROTE THESIS ON HIS RELIGIOUS SPEECH. The Digital Forensic Research Laboratory has confirmed the video of the Lekki toll gate massacre to be authentic. “We will stay here peacefully,” 32-year-old demonstrator Akin told AFP. Lekki Toll Gate. CNN releases investigation on Lekki massacre, confirms soldiers shooting at protesters (Graphic Video) By. Scenes of protesters removing a bullet from someone’s wound and pleading for help were broadcast in a live video on Instagram by DJ Switch, a popular disc jockey. Amnesty International stated that at least 12 protesters were killed during the shooting, it is said the number is definitely higher. ... CAMCORDERS, tollgate and street lights, and other gadgets at the toll gate. Video, 00:07:20 Lekki toll gate shootings: What really happened? The video shows that more than one life was lost at the Lekki Toll Gate. A day after the incident, on 21 October, the governor of Lagos State Gboyega Akosile, spokesman for the governor of Lagos state, said in a Twitter post that authorities had ordered an investigation. Gunfire and sirens could be heard in videos filmed near the toll gate. The voice of young Nigerians tremble as they sing the national anthem next to the Lekki Toll Gate. Hundreds of people were at the site at the time of the shooting. “Video footage also showed Lekki Toll Gate protestors, who had been peaceful in the preceding 11 days, bloodied and injured in the presence of these soldiers.” According to Amnesty International, an on-the-ground investigation revealed that at least 10 people were killed when armed officials of the Nigerian Army opened fire on the protesters. This has been on for nearly two weeks across Nigeria to demand an end to police violence. Lekki Massacre: Forensic Analysis Shows Videos Were Genuine Satellite imagery of the Lekki Toll Plaza from Google Maps. (Source:@jean_leroux/DFRLab via Google Maps) “Several videos corroborate the location and presence of Nigerian soldiers at the Lekki Toll Plaza, a major toll highway toll concession in the south of Lagos,” said Jean Le Roux, the lab’s Research Associate for Southern Africa. Videos emerging from last night’s shooting are difficult to watch. Shots ring out as uniformed men surround them, barricade them in, and open fire. According to several witnesses, Lagos Nigeria been the epicentre of widespread rallies against police brutality in Nigeria. Akinbosola Ogunsanya, a third witness, also told Reuters he saw soldiers remove bodies. Forensic analysis of videos showing the killing of protesters at the Lekki toll-gate area by soldiers on Tuesday has shown them to be authentic, in spite of the Nigerian Army’s classification of the reports as fake and the Defence Headquarters’ claim that the videos were doctored. Nigerians Attack Nigerian Army Over Claim Videos Of Shootings At Lekki Toll Gate Were Photoshopped. Lekki Toll Gate Massacre: “Let his days be few and let another take his office – Apostle Suleman lay curses It was indeed a black Tuesday as innocent #EndSARS protesters murdered in a cold blood at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos state. A Footage posted on social media shows hundreds of people demonstrating at Lekki Toll gate Lagos state of Nigeria. October 21, 2020 Lekki Toll Gate became popular more than Secretariat where Government could directly be met. Lekki Toll Gate Massacre: Governor Sanwo-Olu Visits Victims at Hospitals for a “Photo-op ... As expected, the likes of CNN used these videos as the basis for their coverage of the event. “This is our new home.”. Precious Ropalia American broadcasting network, CNN has released the horrific video of the massacre of peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate. “They started firing ammunition toward the crowd. Required fields are marked *, LEKKI MASSACRE: (VIDEO) SOLDIERS OPEN FIRE ON PEACEFUL PROTESTERS- WITNESSES. It will be recalled that men in military uniforms stormed the scene of the protest at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday evening and shot at many of them. The Nigerian Army had earlier denied the allegations of the killings. Filmed at Point B on the map below. The song is dedicated to the dark events that took place on October 20, 2020 at the Lekki toll gate when as much as 10 Nigerians were killed by suspected members of the Nigerian military. Witnesses said the shooting took place around 7pm (18:00 GMT). The protesters were defiance of a curfew imposed hours earlier by authorities. However, tens of thousands of people have been taking to the streets every day. The authorities claimed the video was fake and doctored and refused to claim responsibility. However, three witnesses told Reuters News Agency that the soldiers fired at the protesters who had gathered in the Lekki Toll gate. According to a report by Kemi Filani, the latest video of the Lekki massacre was made public a protester who was said to have just recovered. Lekki Toll Gate Massacre: Apostle Suleman places curses on killers of Lekki protesters. According to a report by Kemi Filani, the latest video of the Lekki massacre was made public a protester who was said to have just recovered. As people continue to doubt, an eyewitness has released videos of the Lekki shooting on Tuesday. I saw two people being shot”. This comes after the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu denied the shooting and claimed that no life was lost at the protest ground. Images of men and women, wrapped in Nigerian flags, soaked with blood. The Lekki toll gate massacre came after weeks of demonstrations against the notorious Nigerian police unit known as SARS, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. This intervention is centred on what I call the “Lekki Toll Gate Massacre” that was watched live on TV, like a reality show. Around midday, people began to panic as workers removed all security cameras around the toll gate. Meanwhile, the forming of a new Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team was announced to replace SARS. Things came to a head on Tuesday during a peaceful demonstration at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, where protesters have gathered for weeks. The first scene that comes to mind is white police officers firing at unarmed protestors. Crime, Featured, Health, Metro News, Politics Capitalism in Africa. November 4, 2020. But in Lekki, that’s not true. Live video of Lekki Toll gate killing peaceful protesters There was no immediate comment from the Nigerian army. And pledged to stay on the streets until promises are delivered and their demands – including the release of those arrested – are met. On the streets every day – Apostle Suleman places curses on killers Lekki. 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