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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A document obtained from the United States Government website has shown that Nigeria has been barred from the popular US Visa Lottery Application for 2022. In a 19-page document published on the website, Nigeria is the only African country barred from the lottery. “For DV-2022, persons born in the following countries...
No fewer than 37 police officers attached to the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have been recommended for dismissal over allegations bordering on human rights violations. From the data contained in the report of the Special Presidential Panel set up by the Federal Government in 2018 on reform of SARS,...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government Friday said a total of 181 students and members of staff of a private boarding school located in Lekki area of the state have tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Sanwo-Olu administration disclosed that the positive cases were detected during surveillance and...
Tola Oyediran, eldest child of late Premier of Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo, is dead. Echotitbits gathered that Oyediran passed on around noon on Friday at the age of 79. She was billed to celebrate her 80th birthday anniversary on December 1. READ ALSO: https://echotitbits.com/lagos-police-arrest-protester-who-allegedly-killed-two-in-fatal-accident/ Oyediran, until her death, was the Chairman, Board of Directors...
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday announced February 18, 2023 as the date for the 2023 presidential election. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, who officially announced this in Abuja on at the inauguration of the House of Representatives Committee on 1999 Constitution Review, said there are just about 854 days left...
More than five hundred women in the Ogun Central Senatorial District of Ogun State, were on Thursday in Abeokuta screened during a breast cancer and lumpectomy programme organised by wife of former Governor of Ogun State, Dr. Olufunso Amosun ìn collaboration with Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the Federal...
The ongoing #EndSARS protest against police brutality has scored some points as Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, sacked a former Commanding Officer of the disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu, James Nwafor (retired), who has been repeatedly mentioned in the media for his high-handedness against crime suspects and...
Lagos State Police Command has arrested one of the #EndSARS protesters, Nike Lawal, 'f', of 30, Anjorin Street, Aminkanle in Lagos State, for driving recklessly and killing two innocent Nigerians at Ikola Road in Alagbado area of Lagos on October 14. The command, in a statement by its Public Relations...
A driver of the Bus 240-171, Mayowa Olajide, owned by Lagos State Bus Service Limited (LBSL), which was allegedly used for carrying thugs to disrupt the #EndSARS protest in Alausa, has spoken up in order to set the record straight. Olajide, who spoke during a live briefing held on Thursday...
President Muhammadu Buhari, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his Ogun State counterpart, Dapo Abiodun, and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have commiserated with Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, and his entire family over the passing of their mother and the Matriarch of the Makinde family, Madam Omojolagbe Abigail Makinde. The late...