The central bank of Nigeria, on the 20th of October 2020, filed a case with the federal high court in Abuja to block some accounts thought to belong to individuals connected with the #endsars protest that took place in major cities around the country.
Some of the affected individuals include Bolatito Racheal Oduala, Chima David Ibebunjoh, Mary Doose Kpengwa, Saadat Temitope Bibi, Bassey Victor Israel, Wisdom Busaosowo Obi, Nicholas Ikhalea Osazele, Ebere Idibie, Akintomide Lanre Yusuf, Uhuo Ezenwanyi Promise, and Mosopefoluwa Odeseye.
Others are: Adegoke Pamilerin Yusif. Umoh Grace Ekanem, Babatunde Victor Segun, Mulu Louis Teghenan, Mary Oshifowora, Winifred Akpevweoghene Jacob, Victor Solomon, Idunu A. Williams, and Gatefield Nigeria Limited.
The freeze is supposed to hold for an initial period of 90 days which will be subject to renewal on the CBN’s application.
Allegations have been made that these individuals have also been placed on a no-fly list.