Good day to you and welcome to the latest End SARS Protests news headlines update for today, Friday, October 16th, 2020, on GistLover.
Here are the latest End SARS Protests news headlines:
IGP Sends Strict Warning to Police Officers as #EndSars Protest Continues
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has cautioned officers against the use of force against #EndSars protesters.
Adamu’s warning is coming amidst reported cases of assault on protesters since the renewed protests against the brutality meted out on Nigerians by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
#EndSars: Why It Is Not Convenient For Celebrities to Join Protests- Omoni Oboli
In the wake of #EndSars movement, Nollywood actress and producer, Omoni Oboli says it is not convenient for celebrities to join protest, even though she has been part of everyone in the past in the last one decade.
Oboli stated this in an Instagram post where she noted how she alongside Ufuoma McDermott have taken active roles in protests.
#EndSARS: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Lists Names of Police Officers Involved in Protester’s Death in Surulere
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has disclosed the identities of police officers who allegedly shot an #EndSARS protester to death in Surulere area of the state.
GistLover reported that a 55-year old man, identified as Ikechukwu Iloamauzor, lost his life after he was hit by a stray bullet during Tuesday’s protest. Read more here.
Governor Obiano Sacked Controversial Security Aide, James Nwafor
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has sacked his Senior Special Adviser on Security, James Nwafor, a former commander of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
GistLover learnt that Nwafor has severally been accused of extra-judicial killing and maiming many youths in the state.
‘Don’t Back Down’ – Burna Boy to #EndSARS Protesters
Self-proclaimed African Giant, Burna Boy has given words of encouragement to boost the morale of the youths that have taken to the streets to protest against non-stop brutality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
GistLover reports that there have offline and online protests against the extortion, brutality and non-stop killings of youths by SARS officials nationwide. Read more here.
See What Nigerian Youths Did To Sowore during #EndSARS Protest In Abuja
Abuja-based Nigerian youths demanding an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) a unit of the Nigerian Police and all forms of police brutality have told Omoyele Sowore that he is not welcome at their protest.
As seen in a viral video, Sowore, a former presidential candidate and convener of the #RevolutionNow movement attempted to join the protesters in Abuja but wasn’t welcomed.
And that’s all for today on the latest End SARS Protests. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of today and protests peacefully!