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Following the unrest, looting and destruction of private and public properties that peaked the #EndSARS protest in Lagos State, Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says it will need not less than N1 trillion to rebuild Lagos State. This was revealed by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiaila, when he visited Governor...
By Wole Elegbede Health journalists in Africa have been given fecund avenue to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on their works at the 16th edition of the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020) hosted by the Journalism Programme of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year's conference (October 6-30) holds...
Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, Friday played host to members of House Committee on Police Affairs at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. This was coming as the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Research and Planning, Leye Oyebade, and Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, had led 'operation clearing all...
Former president Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the “use of deadly force” on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos state. Protests against the defunct police special anti-robbery squad (SARS) turned violent in many parts of the country leading to loss of lives and property. Men dressed in army fatigue were alleged to have shot...
Barely 24 hours after he presided over the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and later addressed the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday at a meeting with Nigeria's former presidents and heads of state reiterated that the well organised and peaceful protest by Nigerian youths under...
By Dapo Akande Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wish you had done the comparatively little thing someone had asked of you instead of dilly dallying to the point when the person vexes and says, "forget it, now I want it all?" Or, "I'm not even...
A resident of Monkey Village, Maza maza, in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State has accused the government of concealing CACOVID COVID-19 palliatives, which was meant to be distributed to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown on the vulnerable poor resident of the state in a warehouse. The Leadership reported...
After breaking his silence since the deadly Lekki Toll Gate shooting of unarmed peaceful young #EndSARS protesters, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appealed to demonstrators demanding action to overhaul the nation’s Police to end their protests. In his address, the president stressed that it had become necessary to address the...
Almost 48 hours after Nigeria was under fire and the infamous Lekki Toll Gate shooting at unarmed peaceful protesters Tuesday night, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari will now address the nation at 7pm on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Presidency spokesman, Femi Adesina disclosed this in a statement Thursday evening, stating that...