COVID-19: Lagos to Build 10 Oxygen Tents, Says Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has taken definite steps to address the wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with the building of 10 oxygen tents across the state for use by affected Lagosians. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made this disclosure on Thursday while speaking with newsmen after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, also announced that... Continue Reading →

Nigeria should avoid another COVID-19 lockdown in 2021

Nigerians should do all to avoid another round of lockdown in 2021 that could impact more adversely on the economy, Chief Jude Emecheta, the Managing Director, Anambra Signage and Advertising Agency (ANSAA) has said. Emecheta said in Awka on Sunday that ANSAA could only realise 15 per cent of its revenue projection of N1 billion... Continue Reading →

DSS arrests Osun leader of #EndSARS protesters

One of the leaders of #EndSARS protesters identified as Emmanuel Adebayo who is also known as “Captain” was arrested by the Directorate of State Service (DSS) on Thursday morning for alleged impersonation. The Nation learnt that he was arrested for posing as an officer of the Nigerian Army after a petition addressed to the DSS... Continue Reading →

Ogun judicial panel: Woman demands N100m compensation for father’s murder

26 years after the alleged murdof her father, Miss Oyinkansola Ayamolowo has demanded N100 million compensation from the Nigeria Police Force. Oyinkansola alleged that her father, Adeleye Ayamolowo, was killed by a police officer on May 29, 1994, at Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun State. Barristers Taiwo Olawanle and Collins Aigbogun of Femi Falana Law Firm,... Continue Reading →

Police brutality: Lagos panel to rule on Evans’ sister’s N2m claim

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters Tuesday reserved judgment on the petition filed by a schoolteacher that was detained and tortured for 22 days in 2017, Mrs. Nzube Obiechina and her husband Ogechukwu. Panel chair Judge emeritus Doris Okuwobi said the panel’s decision... Continue Reading →

Fear of another #EndSARS protests grips Abuja, Lagos

Police are set for a showdown with youths over the second phase of the #EndSARS protests. The protests are billed to begin on Monday in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and other cities. There was anxiety as various police commands yesterday warned against such gatherings. The organisers, who raised awareness on the social media, said the... Continue Reading →

23 insurers risk sanctions

Barely three weeks to the December 31 deadline given to insurance companies to reach 50 per cent of the new capital threshold, 23 companies are yet to kick-start the process of meeting the benchmark. About 14 companies are on the verge of meeting the deadline, while 10 firms might have met or surpassed the requirements... Continue Reading →

Police re-arrest four Edo escaped prisoners

The Nigerian police have announced the re-arrest of four prisoners who escaped from the Oko Prison during the #EndSARS protests. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, made this known on Monday during a parade of suspects at its tactical unit in Abuja. It was reported how armed men, last month, stormed the correction facility in Oko,... Continue Reading →

France: Police officers charged for beating man, Macron calls action a disgrace

A team of police officers in France are in trouble for assaulting a black musical producer in Paris. The prosecutor’s office has charged them of intentional violence, Le Parisien newspaper reports. Michel Zecler, on November 21, was walking in the 17th district of Parise without a mask against health protocol. Zecler saw a police car... Continue Reading →

End SARS: NDF hails UK Parliament, government’s decision to follow development in Nigeria

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has commended the British parliament for debating on some recent happenings in Nigeria, especially the End SARS protests. NDF further called on the British Government to sanction those trying to undermine the democratic culture of the country. The National Secretary of NDF, Bolaji Abdulkadir, who made the call in a... Continue Reading →

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