#EndSars – We’re Not Listening

Shebi we don’t like to hear word? We will be running around like headless chickens in a rabid bid for childish revenge. Me, I have turned my back, I no dey even read anything concerning the matter again. From labelling them terrorists, freezing accounts, taking the people to court up to the ICC. One lawyer... Continue Reading →

Fed Govt will engage youths, address job creation, says minister

Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will continue to engage the youth and address issues of job creation and poverty reduction. Mohammed stated this on Monday while addressing reporters at Federal Government’s consultative meeting with political and traditional leaders in the Southwest at the Lagos House in Alausa,... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: UN pledges to support Nigeria, faults Lekki shootings

The Deputy Secretary-General  the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, on Monday said the organisation would be supporting Nigeria to be back on track after the #EndSARS protests that rocked parts of the country. Mohammed, Nigeria’s former Minister of Environment, said this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting she had with the President,... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Governors assure cops of welfare

Benin City, Nigeria – The Edo state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has assured the police in the state that the government will handle the medical expenses and hospital bills of policemen injured following the #EndSARS protest in the state The governor disclosed this and gave the assurance while speaking with senior police officers as well as inspectorates of... Continue Reading →

“Tackle insecurity, hunger, poverty in your states” – Nigerians blast Northern Governors over social media

Nigerians on Social Media have come hard on Northern Governors over the call to censor social media. It was reported that the Governors made the call to “avoid the spread of fake news”. According to them, the effect of uncontrolled social media is devastating. The Governors also condemned the “subversive” actions of some End SARS protesters,... Continue Reading →

Is This Nigeria’s Arab Spring Moment?

The protests that began as a movement against police brutality have much bigger goals—including regime change. LAGOS, Nigeria On the afternoon of Oct. 20, technicians from the Lekki Concession Co.—the company operating the Lekki toll gate that became home to Lagos residents protesting police brutality in the Nigerian state for over two weeks—showed up to... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 transport guidelines: Lagos commuters decry hike in fares

Commuters in Lagos State on Sunday decried the continuous hike in transport fares occasioned by the COVID-19 new public transport guidelines put in place by the state government, despite neglect by transport operators. Some commuters, in separate interviews with correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that since the guidelines constraining... Continue Reading →

End SARS unrest: Protect yourselves, policemen can’t guarantee security – DPO to Nigerians

A police officer (name withheld) has informed Nigerians that it would be difficult for Force personnel to provide adequate security for now. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in a chat with PRNigeria, advised citizens to protect themselves from hoodlums ahead of yuletide. He spoke at the weekend after a joint meeting of law enforcement agencies... Continue Reading →

Adesina reveals more details of Buhari’s meeting with former presidents, Heads of State

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed details of who said what during a recent meeting his principal had with all living former presidents and heads of state. The leaders and Buhari held the meeting on October 23, 2020 over the EndSARS protest crisis. At that meeting were Olusegun... Continue Reading →

We are taking steps to tackle unrest in Abuja – Minister

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has revealed that the administration is taking steps to tackle youth restiveness that resulted in looting and destruction of government facilities in the territory. The minister who disclosed this during a virtual stakeholders’ meeting, also called on critical stakeholders to embark on strategic sensitization of... Continue Reading →

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