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The Federal Government has directed civil servants who have not been going to work since March when the lockdown declared to curtail the spread of COVID-19 started to return to work from Monday 19th, 2020. READ ALSO: https://echotitbits.com/proposed-%e2%82%a613trillion-2021-budget-passes-second-reading-at-the-house-of-reps/ The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha; and the National...
Nigeria's 2021 budget estimate of ₦13.8 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari before a joint session of the National Assembly has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill, which was passed after a two day debate by members on the floor of the house was deliberated upon...
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has met with the national leadership of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) led its President, Olumide Akpata, where he reaffirmed the lawmakers' determination to come up with a piece of new legislation within 30 days towards addressing police brutality and other issues. Similarly, Akpata assured...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N1.6billion for the establishment of the e-Government Procurement Platform to address corrupt practices in the government’s procurement system. The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mamman Ahmadu, said the new platform would help eliminate corruption as well...
As the peaceful #EndSARs protest continued in Abuja, Nigeria's capital on Wednesday morning, demonstrators were ambushed in an attack by thugs alleged to have been sponsored by actors against the agitations by Nigerian youths, which has now transformed into a movement demanding a shift from the status quo to...
The Federal Government has begun a nationwide stakeholders’ engagement to improve internal security and strengthen conflict resolution to bring an end to security challenges across the country. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, speaking at a stakeholders' engagement meeting on Tuesday ìn Maiduguri, Borno State capital expressed government's commitment...
The #EndSARS protest Monday turned violent in part of Lagos State as the demonstration consumed the life of a police inspector and a bystander, leaving two other officers critically Injured. Confirming the development, Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, explained that some armed protesters laid siege on...
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, Tuesday yielded more grounds to the yearnings of the #EndSARS protesters by officially replacing Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with a new team called Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). The new team is expected to fill the gaps arising from the dissolution of the...
A meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Police Force and other stakeholders had agreed to meet the demands of the #EndSARS protesters which included halting use of force against demonstrators and unconditional release of arrested Nigerians. The meeting affirmed and described the five-point demands of the protesters and the #EndSARS...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Monday showed class and identified with #EndSARS protesters. Sanwo-Olu, who declared that he was addressing the demonstrators not just as a governor, but as a father, brother and son, explained that the safety of everyone involved in peaceful protests across Lagos was important. https://echotitbits.com/serap-condemns-buhari-demands-end-to-criminalising-peaceful-protesters-in-nigeria/ He added that...