Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The 20 #EndSARS protesters targeted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the wake of last year's anti-police brutality demonstrations are still being deprived access to their bank accounts despite the expiration of the court's freezing order, PREMIUM TIMES learnt on Saturday.

The CBN had on November 4, 2020 obtained an ex parte order of the Federal High Court in Abuja freezing the protesters' accounts for 90 days.

By calculation, the freezing order expired on February 2.

But one of the affected protesters, Bolatito Oduala, popularly known as Rinu, confirmed in a twitter direct message responding to our reporter's enquiry on Saturday that the restriction placed on her accounts and those of her colleagues had not be...