Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Just In: Buhari Reappoints Mahmood Yakubu As INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to Nigeria Senate, for confirmation for a second term in office. In a letter to President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, the...

Abuja NYSC Camp: Police Deploy Helicopter Over Looters

Following the invasion of hoodlums at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Kubwa, Abuja, security men have arrived at the scene with sporadic gunshots to deter the miscreants. The hoodlums, in large numbers, carted away the foodstuff...

NBC Fines Channels TV, Arise TV, AIT Over Coverage Of #EndSARS Protests

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Channels Television, Arise News, and Africa Independent Television over an “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests. The acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, made this known on Monday during a press conference...

#EndSARS: How Protest Was Hijacked, Buhari Briefs Past Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday briefed  former Heads of State and Presidents of Nigeria, on the state of the nation. Recall that nearly 24 hours, the President delivered a national broadcast on the state of the nation. In a statement released...

#EndSARS: Buhari Is Set To Brief Nigerians On The State Of Security

Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast Thursday, October 22, 2020. Recall that the #EndSARS protest that is now on day 15 became bloody after officers...

#EndSARS: Ikoyi Prison Under Attack

The Ikoyi Correctional Center in Lagos State has been reported to be under attack. Reports say the Ikoyi Prison, was attacked by hoodlums disguising as youths protesting against brutality and extra-judicial killing by officers deployed to the former Special Anti-Robbery...

Day 12: #EndSARS Protesters Block Third Mainland Bridge

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Adekunle section of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The protesters, for 12 days have been demonstrating against police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria. The protesters who had earlier gathered at Panti and Adekunle Police...

COVID-19: The Curve Is Flattening In Nigeria – PTF

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 believes the curve is flattening with less than 200 daily infections, indicating a progressive fall in the case fatality rate of 1.9%. “The reduction in the test positivity ratio to less than 5% further corroborates...

#EndSARS : Protesters Block NASS Gate, Seek Reduction In Lawmaker’s Salary

Days after protests on the streets of Abuja, Lagos, and some states, over the brutality of policemen, protesters are now calling on the review of the lawmaker's salary.  The protesters, in their thousands on Thursday morning, marched to the National...

Just-In: Thugs Attack EndSARS Protesters, Passersby In Lagos

Hoodlums have reportedly attacked EndSARS protesters and passersby at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos. Ongoing demonstration against brutality and extra-judicial killings by officers of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigerian Police, was later halted due to the...
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Court Orders Maina To Remain In Prison Till End Of Trial

Following the return of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team Chairman, Abulrasheed Maina, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal...
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COVID-19: Arik Air Lays Off 300 Workers

Management of Arik Air has terminated the appointments of 300 members of its staff to Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. The airline made this known on Friday...

Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Releases List Of Over 290 Fake Staff

The Federal Ministry of Infomation & Culture has released the list of over 290 fake staff within the Ministry. In an internal circular made available...

Maina Returns To Nigeria After Arrest In Niger Republic

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina has returned to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial. Maina was...

Buhari Ready To Appear Before NASS Over Insecurity Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his readiness to address Nigerians on the rising insecurity across the country through the citizens’ representatives at the National...