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Buhari Appoints Buba Marwa As Head Of NDLEA

Following the end of tenure of Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), on Monday, January 11, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) as the New Director-General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Marwa's appointment as the...

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...

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...

#EndSARS: Aisha Warns Protesters Against Distractions (Video)

#EndSARS Campaigner, Aisha Yesufu, has urged protesters not to relent in their demand for a total reformation of the Nigeria Police Force. https://twitter.com/AishaYesufu/status/1316357856426328065?s=20 Aisha Yesufu made the call in a video uploaded on her Twitter handle, @AishaYesufu. Yesufu was reacting to the...

#EndSARS: Over N23M Raised To Fund Protest Across Nigeria

Nigerians protesting the brutality of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit under the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, have raised over twenty million to fund the ongoing protest.  One of the protesters with the Twitter @fkabudu took to her...

End SARS: John Boyega, Davido, DJ Cuppy Others Back Protest (Video)

The End SARS protests across Nigeria streets have received a boost from viral campaigning and celebrity support. British-Nigerian actor John Boyega on Friday voiced his support for the campaign, as did popular Nigerian musicians Davido and DJ Cuppy. "This situation is...

UNILAG: FG Receives Special Visitation Panel’s Report

The Federal Government has received report from the Special Visitation Panel established to investigate the management crisis rocking the University of Lagos, UNILAG. Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, received the report on behalf of the Federal Government in...

Lagos State Govt. Set To Re-open Schools From September 14

Tertiary institutions in Lagos State are to re-open for academic activities from September 14, 2020. Lagos State Governor,Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this  at the 18th state-wide briefing held at the State House in Marina on Saturday. The Governor also directed the primary...

Two Killed, One Injured In Helicopter Crash In Lagos

No fewer than two persons have reportedly died and one person said to have been injured after a yet-to-be-identified helicopter crash-landed in Opebi, Ojota area of Lagos State. As at the time of filing this report, details of the incident...

Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has tested positive for COVID-19. This was made known in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Monday. The statement reads: "Subsequent to close contact with persons...
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COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Tuesday, March 2 – Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has confirmed that Nigeria will receive her first batch...
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EFCC Raises Alarm Over Fake Bawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wishes to alert the public on the existence of fake Twitter Accounts supposedly belonging to the new...

DSS Denies Alleged Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied reports that its men attempted to arrest a self-acclaimed Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo. Sunday Adeyemo popularly...

Zamfara Abduction: Angry Mob Attack Journalists In Jangebe

Following the abduction of Hundreds of schoolgirls at the Government Secondary School (GSS), Jangebe, in Zamfara State, residents are now reportedly protesting. The mob also...

Bandits Abduct Hundreds Of Schoolgirls In Zamfara

Hundreds of schoolgirls have been kidnapped at the Government Secondary School (GSS), Jangebe, in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria. Zamfara state Commissioner for Information, Suleiman Tunau...