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FG Considering To Stop Interstate, Inter-Town Travels

The Federal Government has said that it is considering to stop inter-state and inter-town travels in the country. In a statement on Thursday, the Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says that the nation’s strategy at containing the pandemic is working, adding that the country still has a long way to go.

What Jonathan, Other Ex-Heads Of State Told Buhari About #EndSARS

Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has said the root cause of the recent protests in the country had been with Nigeria for a long time.  Presidential aide, Femi Adesina said Jonathan made the comment during a virtual meeting between Nigeria’s former heads of state and President Muhammadu Buhari held on October 23rd.

‘We Will Not Relent’, Buhari Says As EU Restates Support For Okonjo-Iweala

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigerian Government will not relent until Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The President gave the assurance in a tweet on Friday following a video conference with the President of the European Council, Mr Charles Michel. He thanked the...

#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Of Inquiry Visits Military Hospital, Morgue

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution set up to look into brutality and high-handedness by the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force has visited the Military hospital in Falomo, the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. Members of the panel were initially denied access but later allowed...

#LekkiMassacre: The Myth That Was Sold in Nigeria

A Myth can be defined as a widely held but false belief or idea. It's exactly one week today that the story of #LekkiMassacre broke out WORLDWIDE. It was an offshoot of #EndSARS protest in Nigeria. WAS THERE A MASSACRE? It must be answered! In the midst of this International outburst about what is...

WAS THERE A MASSACRE AT LEKKI TOLL GATE?

Fellow Nigerians and citizens of the world,This #LekkiMassaccre conversation will not go away that soon. Emotional blackmail will not bury it, Propaganda from both Government or any CSO/NGO or @dj_switchaholicwill not let it go. Please go watch the rest of this video on my Instagram page. Thank you 🇳🇬 #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeria #EndBadGovernanceinNIGERIA pic.twitter.com/CfZ7Mf4uk4— Dj Switch (@dj_switchaholic) October 23, 2020

Sanwo-Olu Sets Up Judicial Panel, Reveals Identity Of Officers Who Shot At Surulere Protesters

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, raised a seven-man Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed by operatives of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the State. The move is part of the steps being taken by the Lagos Government to address...

Anonymous Hacks NBC Twitter Handle, Vows To ‘Play’ With Other Govt Websites

A hacker group, Anonymous, has hacked the Twitter handle of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The group in the early hours of Friday, tweeted using the NBC official handle, supporting the #EndSARS movement. “We #Anonymous have taken over all the NG Official Twitter’s Account to support #ENDPOLICEBRUTALITY,” the group said in...

Reps Summon IGP Over Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings

The House of Representatives has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Adamu Mohammed to appear before its joint committee on justice, human rights, police affairs. IGP Mohammed is to appear before the committee over allegations bothering on police brutality and extra-judicial killings. Addressing a news conference...

Court Order Forfeiture of Tea Farm To Fed Govt

MAMBILLA PLATEAU: The tea plantation located in Maisamari, suburbs of Nguroje town has been forfeited to the federal government of Nigeria as ordered by the Federal High Court in Abuja. The tea plantation found  to be proceeds of corruption and embezzlement of government's funds by some unscrupulous elements on the helm of power.

Nigeria’s Inflation Hits 13.71%, Highest In 30 Months

Nigeria’s inflation rate has continued its 30-month surge, with the consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increase by 13.71 percent (year-on-year) in September 2020. This is 0.49 percent points higher than the rate recorded in August 2020 (13.22) percent. A report released by the National Bureau of Statics (NBS) on...