20:10:20 - Forever Ingrained in the Fabric of our Folklore

20:10:20 – Forever Ingrained in the Fabric of our Folklore

By Apaovie Osuamkpe There is no joy in the stench of dried blood, I can assure you. No remedy for battle wounds lodged underneath the skin. Lives lost can never be replaced. And, the weeping dance of survival is itself a tragedy nobody hurries to fix. Welcome to Nigeria; the hometown of mindless killings and […]

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2020: The Year In Review by Elanhub

Year In Review – 2020

By Dr Sarah Chidiebere Joe Although each year is distinguished by a few to many events, many will agree that 2020 is a striking year. This is owing to the many life-changing and paradigm-challenging events that happened within the period. This year in review article takes a step back to examine two defining occurrences and […]

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DJ Switch claps back at Lai Mohammed

DJ Switch claps back at Lai Mohammed

Nigerian Disc Jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh popularly known as DJ Switch has slammed Nigeria’s Minister for Information and Communication, Lai Mohammed. After a brief social media hiatus, DJ Switch in reaction to issues surrounding the #LekkiMassacre and the minister’s response to a CNN report tweeted as follows: “how can a minister of Information be so  […]

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#LekkiMassacre: Video Footage shows Army Sent 7 Trucks (WATCH)

Video footage shown at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry indicates the presence of at least seven trucks at the Lekki toll gate during what has been widely described as the Lekki Massacre. The footage disputes claims made by LCC , Operators of the Lekki toll gate cameras, that video recording stopped at 8:00pm. […]

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FG Set to Punish CNN for "the use of unverified videos"

CNN to Lai Mohammed: “Our reporting was carefully and meticulously researched, and we stand by it.”

The Cable News Network (CNN) has reacted to claims by Nigeria’s Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed that its report on the Lekki shooting is false and a show of “irresponsible journalism.” Lai had in a statement few hours after CNN released its report on the Lekki incident accused them of relying on fake […]

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DJ Switch claps back at Lai Mohammed

#EndSars: DJ Switch Moves To Canada

Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch has reportedly moved to Canada. Many social media reports indicate she has appeared at the asylum hearings in Canada, were she recounted the #LekkiMassacre incident to the Canadian parliament. Recall that on the DJ Switch was actively involved in the two-week protest across Nigeria, calling for an […]

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#LekkiMassacre: 'Our Camera Didn't Capture Shooting,' LLC MD Tells Panel

#LekkiMassacre: ‘Our Camera Didn’t Capture Shooting,’ LLC MD Tells Panel

The Lekki Concession Company (LCC), operators of the Lekki toll gate has said its camera did not record the Lekki shooting. LCC Managing Director, Abayomi Omamuwasan said this when he appeared at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Tuesday. LCC also tendered the CCTV footage into evidence. The LCC was led in testimony […]

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Oyigbo Paramount Ruler says residents live in fear of military

#LekkiMassacre: Names of officers sent to Lekki toll gate will not be released – NIGERIAN ARMY

The Nigerian Army has said that it will not make public the names of its officers sent to disperse protesters at the Lekki tollgate to on October 20, 2020, during the #EndSARS protests. Spokesperson of the 81 division, Osoba Olaniyi made this known in a chat with journalists yesterday. “It is against operational security. We don’t […]

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Listen: Burna Boy’s 20:10:20, A Memorial to #LekkiMassacre

Burna Boy has released an memorial to unarmed protesters who were “allegedly” murdered by the Nigerian Military at Lekki Toll Gate on the 20th of October 2020. The song titled 20:10:20 narrates the event which occurred during the peak of the #EndSars Protest, where the Nigerian Military shot sporadically at peaceful protesters. The military initially […]

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FG Press Release on ENDSARS Protest

Femi Adesina: It would be premature for the President to speak on #LekkiMassacre

The presidency has reacted to criticisms by Nigerians over President Buhari’s failure to speak on the Lekki toll gate shooting by soldiers during his address to the nation few days ago. Presidential Spokesperson, Femi Adesina said it will be out of place for the president to talk about the shootings since it was being investigated. […]

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Super Eagles To Boycott AFCON Qualifiers

Super Eagles To Boycott AFCON Qualifiers

The Super Eagles of Nigeria may boycott their November 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone. This is based on comments by some Super Eagles on their social media handle. The players had taken to their social media handles to express their dissatisfaction over the shooting of protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate […]

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Justice Uriri (Rtd) accuses Police of deliberately delaying proceedings at Inquiry Panel

#LEKKIMASSACRE: NBA to commence legal proceedings against Nigerian Military

The Nigeria Bar Association says it will  immediately commence legal proceedings (both locally and internationally) against the Nigerian Military and other relevant authorities over the gruesome murder of peaceful protesters in Lagos yesterday. National President of the NBA, Mr. Olumide Akpata made this known in a statement yesterday immediately after the attack on #EndSARS protesters […]

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