The bridge is the first cable-stayed bridge to be built in Nigeria and was constructed by Julius Berger Nigeria. The writer is the Managing Director/Editor-In-Chief of The Interview magazine based in Abuja, Nigeria. On Friday, January 15, forensic investigators visited the scene of the shooting and were seen carrying out routine Crime Scene Investigation procedures as commuters plied the road. Here and now, Lekki Toll Gate and the various images and photos online stand out as embodiment of the new generation of young Nigerians desiring peaceful change, facing an ill-prepared security apparatus of an odious, inefficient government. It’s Day 15 of the #EndSars protests in Nigeria, below is a photo story of the remains of Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, two days after peaceful protesters were shot at this location. Design and construction. @channelstv was there in the morning, show us what you saw please. The Twitter post with the picture of the young man is false and misleading as findings show it is not a recent picture and not related to the Lekki toll gate murders. It was gathered that the #LekkiMassacre started at about 6:45pm, when three unidentified men arrived the Lekki-VI toll gate and removed all the CCTV camera’s mounted there. Those pictures are maybe from100of years ago. PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see News on your Facebook News Feed! Lekki toll gate shut down. It happened on the protest ground, Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20, near Access Bank.” A man, Nathaniel Solomon, displayed the picture of a young man lying dead on the grass at the venue. BY Nicholas IBEKWE. Similarly,,  Businessday, Xtremenews and some news website in Nigeria also used the picture to illustrate reports related to the Lekki Toll Gate incident. Mr. Nathaniel Solomon holding up the picture of his brother he said was shot dead at Lekki Tollgate on October 20. Newly inducted Lagos State Judicial Panel on the Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident on Friday, discovered bullet shells at the Lekki toll gate … Lekki Toll Gate became popular more than Secretariat where Government could directly be met. During a visit to the scene of the Lekki Toll Gate massacre, the panel found spent bullet shells. It was supposed to be the key piece of evidence. Reportedly officials were on hand to enforce a 24-hour curfew and opened fire on protestors who refused to leave. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja . Then blocking of Lekki Toll gate gained more ground. The Lekki Toll Gate was one of the two major sites in Lagos of the massive #endSARS youth protests which had gripped the national and global imagination for two weeks till the night of October 20. Protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos on Oct. 20. This story, written by Nicholas Ibekwe and originally published in PT, is republished here through a partnership sharing agreement. Featured News. Also debunking viral photos of dead corps members at the Lekki Toll Gate, one Onyinye Francis a corps member and leader of an NYSC drama group claimed the shared photos are from a drama they did on the Is of October, 2020 in NCCF Akwa Ibom state. The swollen, decomposing corpse appeared to be a male with a slight beard, wearing blue denim jeans and a flimsy white singlet, with a rubber band on the left wrist. Protesters who briefly gathered again at the Lekki toll gate - where Tuesday's shootings took place - were forced out by police, he adds. Forensic experts hired by the Lagos state government to unearth the truth of what happened at the Lekki toll gate on October 20, 2020, have commenced investigation. #ENDSARS protesters block Lekki Toll Gate – Photos and videos dnbstories October 12, 2020 The protest for the total scrapping of SARS police unit in Nigeria is in full force today, Monday, October 12, as irate protesters took over the toll gate in Lekki, blocking all movement. The protests at the Lekki toll gate have been mostly peaceful, with demonstrators singing the national anthem, staging sit-ins, and praying. - Fourteen protesters allegedly shot at the Lekki Toll Gate have appeared before the panel on Friday, December 4 - Another victim shot at a separate location during the protest also reportedly presented himself before the panel. Another result led to a news report by Naija News Today on October 3, 2020, which used the same picture to report an attack on a passenger boat by militants between Akwa Ibom and Calabar. The protesters prevented vehicular traffic on the major thoroughfare during these two weeks of demonstrations. The protests at the Lekki toll gate have been mostly peaceful, with demonstrators singing the national anthem, staging sit-ins, and praying. The voice of young Nigerians tremble as they sing the national anthem next to the Lekki Toll Gate. Such sea of blood should have clotted on the road & visible for people to see no matter what. Check out the photos below The report also stated that witnesses saw dozens of security personnels (Soldiers, Police officers and Civil defense officers) at Lekki toll gate in the early hours of today. Lekki Toll Gate Given the COVID-19 pandemic, call ahead to verify hours, and remember to practice social distancing "fourth lane from right is the quickest during Prime Time traffic ." It has been a good natured affair; well-disciplined demonstrations, whose dispersed leadership has been constantly reminding those present not to give the police any excuse to intervene. Image by Premium Times, used with permission. The Twitter post with the picture of the young man is misleading as findings show it is not a recent picture and not related to the Lekki toll gate murders. One of the search results led to a post by another Twitter user @OladapoMikky made on October 21, 2020, saying the young man in the picture was Lawrence and Nigeria murdered him yesterday (October 20, 2020). While both local and international media organisations were reporting the news of what occurred at the Lekki toll gate, the picture of the woman wrapped in a blood stained Nigerian flag was shared repeatedly on the internet. The Lekki Toll Gate had been occupied by protestors for several weeks, since the early October intensification of the anti-police brutality demonstrations.

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