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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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,
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,
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
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
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
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