The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) the request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests.
According to reports, a document which was seen disclosed that the apex bank filed the request on October 20, 2020, and the court granted the request on November 5.
In a related story, Empiregist reported that the Federal Government has ordered the bank accounts of promoters of #EndSARS protests to be frozen.
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Some #EndSARS promoters, who spoke separately to newsmen said their banks informed them that the Central Bank of Nigeria had directed that their accounts should be frozen.
Last months, youths calling for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police protested for two weeks in major cities of the country.