United States Embassy and Lagos Consulate in Nigeria has warned American citizens to avoid areas around protests and demonstrations. The Embassy also urged the citizens to always check local media for updates and traffics advisories, while continue to be vigilant and avoid affected areas by the protests across the country. The Embassy gave the warning in a press statement released on its official website on Tuesday. Part of the statement read, “Multiple demonstrations are ongoing across Nigeria – to include […]

Following the continued protests by youths under the EndSARS campaign, the Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has declared the closure of schools across the state with immediate effect. The move by the governor was disclosed in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Femi Agagu. The directive was coming a few hours after parents in the state urged the state government to close all schools for the safety of the children. Read Also: EndSARS: Senate Tells Buhari […]

The National Association of University Students, NAUS have taken protest against the seemingly endless ASUU strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff of Union of Universities, ASUU to the National Assembly. Also, the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN a body of Nigerian youths routed a letter which the content was not disclosed through the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan to President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi representing Niger North Senatorial district who addressed the protesters on behalf […]

The Nigeria Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately address the nation on EndSARS protests. The Red Chamber said a presidential speech would further give Nigerians an insight of the government’s efforts and actions. The demand followed a point of order by Senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district at the National Assembl, Biodun Olujimi. It was titled, “EndSARS: The Need for a Comprehensive Reform”. However, the Senate has further charged the police to protect demonstrators from hoodlums. Read […]

The ongoing #EndSARS protest in Lagos has been greeted by a misfortune following a drastic and stern decision by the Lagos State police command on Tuesday In a statement by the Lagos State police command, it warned against any form of protest or gathering. The police cited violent attacks on officers, men, formations and innocent Nigerians at different parts of the metropolis. Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Tuesday, also referred to the 24 hours curfew imposed by the […]

The Nigerian government has announced that it has banned every form of street protest in guise of ENDSARS. The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Musa Bello made this known in Abuja. Bello’s announcement was made at a security meeting which had in attendance, the Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Mr Olusade Adesola, heads of various security agencies and military formations in the FCT, senior members of staff of the FCTA, representatives of religious and traditional institutions as well as […]

A group identified as the APC Unity Forum, has mocked the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Campaign Council, Governor Seyi Makinde, asking him to leave Akure, the state capital without further delay. The group, in a statement signed by its Coordinator, Comrade Bolu Oluwaleye on Saturday said it was very clear that the All Progressive Congress, APC is coasting home to victory. It further thanked the people of the State for their resilience and expression of trust in the ruling […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval to the reconstructions of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line, the cost of the project was put at $3 .02 bn. The decision for the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line reconstruction was taken at the weekly meeting of the council presided over by the President. Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa , Abuja . Amaechi also told reporters that the council approved […]

The Nigerian Senate has called for a new, reformed and rebranded anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Nigerian Senate Committee Chairman on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Suleiman Kwari, spoke on Tuesday at the commencement of the 9th Senate Legislative Anti Corruption Strategy Implementation Session. He advised that ninety per cent of investigation be done before arrest is effected. “Media hype must stop. If you want to be effective forget the media, do the work and let your […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has made “recovery over N11bn monetary assets in 2020”, in spite of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Acting Chairman, Mr Umar Abba, made the disclosure. Mr. Abba also said the EFCC recorded over 646 convictions within this year, NAN reports. Abba disclosed this to the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes in Abuja on Tuesday. He said Nigerians ranked the anti-graft agency higher than other law […]

About three teens and other person have been reportedly jailed for five years after escaping from police custody. The Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo convicted Adeleke Azeez, 20; Segun Isola, 18; Maliq Odewale, 18; and Pelumi Ayoola, 15. The convicts were earlier arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on unlawful escape and willful damage of police station. Earlier, the convicts were said to have been remanded at Ilesa Correctional Center on July 28, 2020. In his judgment, Magistrate Abayomi Ajala […]

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, BBNaija Lockdown 2020 Winner Olamilekan Agbelesebioba (Laycon) was, on Tuesday, received in Ogun. The state went agog to celebrate his triumphant entry after his emergency as the reality show winner. Laycon’s visit to Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, amidst fanfare and grandeur remains a remarkable moment for his fans who could not hide their feelings, loe and support for the BBNaija winner. He was received with youths, singing, drumming and blowing trumpets to […]

The recent revelation on Monday shows that students of public universities in the country would further remain at home as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU dismissed the Federal Government’s directive that all educational institutions in the country should resume on Monday, 12th October. There has been report of manipulation, intimidation of lecturers by the Federal Government according to ASUU president, Prof. Ogunyemi. Recall that all educational institutions in the country were shut in March due to the outbreak […]

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has yesterday told Nigerians who are not comfortable with certain laws in the country to remain calm and imperturbable. He further urge Nigerians to seek reform where necessary, even though he admitted that laws are necessarily dynamic but can always be amended when due process are followed. Buhari made this known while declaring open a two-day joint Executive/Legislative leadership retreat at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Read Also: Amaechi to Construct Rail to Niger Republic, While Rivers […]

Ahead of the fast approaching gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors will converge in the state on Wednesday. They are expected to attend Eyitayo Jegede’s campaign grand finale in Akure. The PDP governorship candidate will slug it out against the incumbent, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The third major candidate in the race is Ajayi Agboola, the Deputy Governor. Agboola is the flagbearer of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) led by former […]

In what appears to be a swift reaction to the recent sack of over 500 Nigerian employees, the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG and Petroelum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN have ordered their members in Chevron Nigeria Limited to shut down operations. This swift decision was contained in a joint statement on Sunday by NUPENG President, Williams Akporeha, and PENGASSAN President, Festus Osifo. The unions also cited Chevron’s alleged anti-labour practices. They said: […]

The first-ever surviving set of African-American sextuplets have graduated from high school, with all six gearing up to continue their education in the fall.   Chris and Diamond Harris from Birmingham, Alabama welcomed their six babies in 2002, with Diamond delivering via C-section at 26.5 weeks. Nearly 18 years later, the odds-defying children are all grown up and officially high school graduates, and achievement they celebrated together last week.  ‘The morning of the ceremony, I sat in bed looking at their baby pictures […]

Reality star, Kim Kardashian, is considering divorcing her rapper husband, Kanye West over what has been rumoured to be his bipolar disorder. According to Page Six, a source close to the couple alleged that West’s bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance have taken a toll on their crumbling marriage. “Kim has the whole divorce planned out, but she’s waiting for him to get through his latest episode,” the source said. Over the past few months, West, 43, has been extremely […]

Chelsea have again lost their first legged game against a hungry Liverpool team in the second game of the 2020/2021 Premier League season. The 2- 0 win for Liverpool means Chelsea have lost four consecutive matches against a Liverpool side in the Premier League matches. The first half ended in a stalemate, but the second half was eventful from the beautiful build up to Saido Mane’s Liverpool first goal. It was, though, Liverpool’s determination and ferocity – summed up by […]

Following the demise of the notorious RBG, Ruth Bader Grinsburg which was generally reported early Friday, some notable persons have begun to send in their condolence to the former Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Former United States First Lady and Democrat presidential candidate in the 2016 elections Hillary Clinton has sent out condolence to this irreparable loss. She wrote, “Justice Ginsburg paved the way for so many women, including me. There will never be another like her. Thank […]

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