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IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 Palliative and its controversies: Interrogating the looting spree dimension

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Residents of Gwagwalada, looting COVID-19 paliatives from the warehouse in Abuja. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA On October 8, this year, the youth of the country began a protest with the hashtag...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Maritime operators seek change, port, border reforms

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Entrance to Apapa Port, Lagos. PHOTO: SULAIMON SALAU<br /> Despite the seaports being closed for about five days, the wreck left behind by hoodlums in the aftermath of the EndSARS protests...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

NCS sues for peace as hoodlums invade agency’s facilities

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has called for peace across the country while appealing to Nigerians not to destroy public properties. The Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Customs Service...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

Kwara neither diverted nor hoarded palliatives - CACOVID Foundation

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Claims that the Kwara State Government diverted or hoarded the palliatives meant for the vulnerable households in the state are false and unsubstantiated as no less than 15 of the 16 local...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

#ENDSARS looting: Police arrest 144 suspects in Kwara

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The police command in Kwara has arrested 144 suspected hoodlums who disguised as #ENDSARS protesters and looted government and private property in the state. The state Commissioner of Police Mr...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Kwara government announces N500m support for looted businesses

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara. Photo/Twitter/RealAARahmanGovernor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has announced a N500 million fund to assist owners of looted businesses as part of his...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Palliatives: Attack on Ilorin Cargo Terminal halted

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Governor AbdulrazakIlorin, the Kwara state capital yesterday experienced hoodlums brazenly looting food items kept as palliatives to cushion the effects of the pandemic. The incident, which...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 77 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The agency made this known via its verified wedsite on Friday. The NCDC said that...

Sat Oct 24th, 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 →

Don’t give up, IPOB urges demonstrators

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Following the unleashing of armed soldiers on the peaceful EndSARS protesters, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has told the demonstrators not to be deterred by efforts by governments to...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others

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Aisha Dahir-UmarDespite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Suspected cultists kill two in Kwara

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Two persons have been killed from an attack by suspected cult members in Maraba/Alalubosa area of Ilorin, Kwara State capital. It was gathered that the killing was an aftermath of Sunday’s...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →