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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 →

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 →

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 →

#EndSARS: Makinde shuts schools in Ibadan

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Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed that public and private schools in Ibadan should be shut. Makinde gave the directive on Tuesday evening, in his statewide broadcast aired on the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

NMA confirms death of 16 doctors, warns of COVID-19 spike

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) yesterday confirmed that COVID-19 killed 16 doctors, with 321 infected by the virus while treating patients. President, NMA, Prof. Innocent Ujah, confirmed...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

EndSARS: business activities, movement paralysed in Ibadan

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Ibadan, Oyo StateBusiness activities, vehicular and human movement in Ibadan were on Monday paralysed as the youth continued with the EndSARS protest. Reports from correspondents of the News...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

EndSARS protesters shut down economic activities in Ado Ekiti

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Most business and office activities were on Monday, brought to a halt in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital as protest by youths under the umbrella of EndSARS took a new turn. The protesting...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Excercise 'Crocodile Smile' not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army

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Nigerian Army has said its ‘Crocodile Smile’ exercise is not targetted at persons protesting against police brutality in different parts of the country. “This year’s...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

No military force, Nigerians warn

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Ethnic nationalities yesterday voiced support for the ongoing Anti-SARS protests as military plans deployment of troops for routine operations tomorrow. There are concerns that the timing of the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

How kenaf value chain development can save billions of naira

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Maximizing import substitution strategy using local contents, jute bags, which cost the country about N2.75 billion yearly to import, and other environment-friendly products such as vehicle parts...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

#EndSARS: Three feared killed in Osogbo

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No fewer than three persons were reportedly killed during the #EndSARS protest in Osogbo, Osun State. The State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, and his convoy were also attacked by suspected armed...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan Railway January 2021

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Muhammadu BuhariThe Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi says President Muhammadu Buhari will be commissioning the Lagos-Ibadan railway in January 2021 to improve movement for cargoes...

Sat Oct 17th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as #EndSARS protests worsen nationwide

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Living up to their promise to keep up campaign seeking justice for victims of police brutality and overhaul of the country’s security apparatus, yesterday, protesters remained on the...

Sat Oct 17th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria resumes Yellow fever vaccination – WHO

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[FILE PHOTO] A patient down with yellow feverThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria has resumed Yellow fever vaccination with safety measures for the COVID-19 in context. WHO Regional...

Fri Oct 16th, 2020     Read More →