Category National Issue

Lekki Massacre: Governor Sanwo-Olu Addresses Residents Of Lagos, Confirms Deployment Of Army & Killings Of The #EndSARS Protesters | Details

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in his press briefing on Wednesday morning, October 21, confirmed that men of the Nigerian Army were deployed to the venue of the #ENDSARS protest at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday, October 20. In his speech,

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#EndPoliceBrutality: Nigerians Living With Disability Narrate Their Unpleasant Encounters With Brutal Policemen

As #EndSARS protests continue across the states nationwide, some Lagos residents living with disability vow to continue despite the challenge and pain of moving around. According to them, Police brutality and harassment are worse than the challenges of living with

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#EndSARSLekkiMassacre: Despite Video Evidence, Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters

The Nigerian Army has denied that its officials shot at protesters in Lekki Toll Gate Plaza on Tuesday evening. We had earlier reported how security agents in military camouflage opened fire on protesters at the Lekki toll gate, in Lagos

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Lekki Massacre: ‘Forces beyond my control shot at protesters’ -Governor Babjide Sanwo-olu

The Lagos state government has reacted to the shootings at the Lekki tollgate where #EndSARS protesters gathered on Tuesday evening, October 20. The Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ordered an immediate investigation into the shootings which happened hours after he imposed a

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#EndSARS Protests: FG Tells Nigerians To Prepare For Spike In COVID-19 Cases

The Federal Government has asked Nigerians to prepare for an increased number of Coronavirus cases following the widespread #EndSARS protest across the country. Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr

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#EndPoliceBrutalityProtest: Medical Practitioners Give Tips On How To Help Victims Of Gunshot, Stab Wounds & Others

Following the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country against extrajudicial killings, extortion, and torture, especially of young people by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, there have been cases of casualties ranging from gunshots to stab wounds and fractures among

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Survival Fund Update: FG Begins Disbursement Of N75bn To Business Owners This Week

Beginning from this week, the Federal Government will start paying grants to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises that are successful to partake in the N75bn COVID-19 support schemes. On September 10, 2020, the Federal Government inaugurated two schemes to financially

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BREAKING: Lagos State Government Imposes 24-hour Curfew | Click To See Details

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state effective 4pm on Tuesday (today) on the state till further notice following the #EndSARS protest which, according to him has degenerated into a monster. In a report

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Sugabelly Makes Valid Points On Using Knowledge Of First Aid To Stall Avoidable Deaths As The #EndSARS Protests Continue

Lotanna Igwe Odunze, popularly known as Sugabelly, has blamed the death of EndSARS protester, Anthony Onome, on ignorance. She took to her Twitter handle to express her dismay that not only are Nigerians in danger from bad functioning hospitals among

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VC Yemi Osinbajo Sends Words Of Assurance To Nigerians As #EndSARS Protests Continues Nationwide

As Nigerians continue to call for an end to police brutality and total reform of the Nigerian Police Force, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari-led government owes the Nigerian youths a duty of winning back their trust.

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#EndSARS: Family Members & Victims Of Police Brutality Share Their Horrifying Experiences With SARS 

As the #EndSARS protests continue across the country, some Nigerians who were victims of brutality and extra-judicial killings by the disbanded anti-robbery squad of the Nigeria Police Force have shared their ordeals under the ‘terror reign’ of the outlawed squad.

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Dietician, Dr. Henrietta Ene-Obong Shares On How To Sustain Nigeria’s Polio-free Status

A Professor of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, Henrietta Ene-Obong, says there is need for health workers to visit homes in the rural areas to ensure that children receive routine immunisation if Nigeria

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BREAKING: NECO Postpones Exam Over #EndSARS Protests

The National Examination Council NECO has postponed Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s scheduled for Monday, October 19, 2020, until November 16. This was contained in a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, on Sunday.

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#EndSARS: IGP Adamu Announces Training Of SWAT Team To Replace Disbanded SARS Begins Monday

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday, revealed that the training of selected officers for the Special Weapons and Tactics team would commence on Monday, October 19, 2020. This is in yielding to demands for the disbandment of the

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BREAKING: Fear As Lagos State Confirms That 181 Students, Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 In A Private School | See Details

Lagos State Government has confirmed new COVID-19 cases in a private boarding school. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this said 181 students and staff members at the private school located in a suburb of Lekki tested positive

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#EndSARS: How Nigerian Women Are Pooling Resources & Defying Odds To Drive Perhaps The Biggest Political Awakening Yet In Nigeria

What began as a hashtag – #ENDSARS on Twitter has spread globally with a crop of young women collectively driving this need for change. They say if you want something done, then tell it to a woman. From catering to

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COVID-19: FG Reopens NYSC Camps, Releases New Guidelines For All Corps Members

The Federal Government has given its approval for reopening of the National Youth Service, NYSC, Camps all over the country. The FG had ordered the closure of the NYSC orientation camps nationwide over coronavirus fears on March 18. According to

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#EndSARS: We Love Falz’s Spot-On Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari On The National Human Rights Commission

Entertainer, Folarin Falana aka Falz who is one of the leading voices in the ongoing #EndSARS protest have penned down a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari asking for the reconstitution of the governing council of the National Human Rights Commission.

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If You Haven’t Enrolled For Your National Identity Number, Here’s An Update On Why You Should

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has announced that the National Identity Number will be made compulsory soon. The Minister who said this while receiving the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) management team in his office in Abuja, asked

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COVID-19: FG Directs Nigerians To Online Portal For Registering Complaints

The Federal Ministry of Health has urged Nigerians to visit and utilise the newly deployed health platform to report issues around COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in their various locations. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Abdulaziz Abdullahi,

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Lagos State Gives New Update On The Physical Resumption Of All Remaining Schools | Check It Out

The Lagos State Government has approved October 19th for the full physical resumption of all remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state. In a statement released on October 12, the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo,

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FG Extends Suspension Of New Electricity Tariff | See Full Details

The suspension of the new electricity tariff has been extended by one week according to the federal government. A new report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, revealed that Prof. James Momoh, Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said

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“Brace Up For Another Recession” – President Muhammadu Buhari Tells Nigerians | Read His Full Statement

President Muhammadu Buhari has given Nigerians a heads-up, urging them to prepare for another recession for the second time in his four year tenure. While presenting the 2021 budget to the National Assembly for approval, on Thursday, October 8, the

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NCDC Shares Encouraging News With Nigerians On Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that there are now COVID-19 testing laboratories across the 36 states including the federal capital territory (FCT). The announcement was made after the Niger State Public Health Laboratory, Minna was formally included in

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Medical Experts Say There May Be Something You Can Do To Help Avoid The Dreaded COVID-19

While researchers are still searching for a COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, experts say there may be something you can do to help avoid the virus that costs nothing. Growing evidence suggests that allowing air to circulate around enclosed spaces, that

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