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We didn’t lose in 2018, we were intimidated, says Eleka

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Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka was deputy governor to former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election. In an...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Attacks on public property continue as hoodlums set Ojodu Police Station, others ablaze

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Hoodlums yesterday set more facilities belonging to the Nigeria Police Force on fire in Ojodu Berger, Ikotun and Onipanuareas of Lagos State, destroying properties worth millions of naira. Dozens...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Group demands international probe into Lekki attacks, others

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The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has canvassed international probe into the killings and maiming of harmless #EndSARS protesters in the country. Reacting to the...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Cyberattack hits Lagos State Government website

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A cyberattack credited to a group of hackers Anonymous has hit the website of the Lagos State Government. “Lagos State threatened to kill an Anon,” the group said in a tweet....

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Restructure now to save Nigeria!

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The groundswell of agitation for true federalism and restructuring should now warrant more than a passing interest of the Buhari administration. As usual, his apple-polishers are showing zero...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

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The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states

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• Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints • Soldiers shoot in Lagos • President meets the diplomatic community • Senate asks Buhari to speak to...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

PANDEF canvasses AU, int’l community’s intervention in #EndSARS protests

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As police in Rivers fire live rounds at demonstrators The Pan-Niger Delta Forum PANDEF, yesterday, canvassed intervention of the African Union (AU) and the international community to end the...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

#EndSARS: IGP orders deployment of anti-riot police unit nationwide

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered immediate nationwide deployment of anti-riot police unit, the Police Mobile Force (PMF), to protect lives and property of all...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

#ENDSARS: Expect spikes in COVID-19 infections – PTF to Nigerians

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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has predicted a spike in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country in the next two weeks. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 118 new infections in Nigeria

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This photo of clinicians preparing for ward rounds at the isolation centre in Kano. PHOTO:Twitter Nigeria’s tally of people infected with the COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic has hit 61,558, with...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Protests turn bloody

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Amid twists and turns, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, backed the ongoing protests to end police brutality. He said the youths have the inalienable right to peaceful protests and should be...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

We cannot unitarise security if we want a liveable Nigeria, says Fayemi

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Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, is celebrating two years into his second tenure as helmsman. He spoke with some senior...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

15 dead since start of Nigeria protests: Amnesty

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At least 15 people have been killed, including two policemen, since protests against police brutality erupted in Nigeria this month, according to Amnesty International on Monday. Anger over abuses...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Edo government declares 24-hour curfew

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The Edo State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew across the state until further notice. A statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Osarodion Ogie, said the curfew is to take...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →