Sunday, October 25, 2020

Investigation

CRIME

#EndSARS: Lagos to Prosecute 229 Suspects for Arson, Murder, Other Crimes

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice will prosecute 229 suspects arrested by the police for allegedly using the #EndSARS protest to destroy and loot...

Police, Vigilantes Thwart Bandits’ Attack in Niger

The Police Command in Niger, said its operatives and local vigilantes have thwarted bandits attack on Hayin Beri village near Kamfanin Bobi in Mariga...

Military Intensifies Fight Against Pipeline Vandals, Economic Saboteurs in South-West, South-South

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operations AWATSE and Delta Safe have intensified the fight against pipeline vandals, economic saboteurs and other criminal...

BREAKING NEWS: Gunshots at Ikoyi Correctional Centre, Lagos

Gunshots reported at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre in Lagos. Prison facility reportedly set ablaze; Ikoyi Prison incident is coming barely 24-hours after the IGP...

Benin Jailbreak: Obaseki Issues Ultimatum to Fleeing Inmates

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Wednesday issued an ultimatum to fleeing inmates of the Benin Custodial Centre on Sapele road and the Oko...

Prison Break: Again, Hoodlums Break Into Another Prison in Edo

Just few hours after hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protest to attack Benin Correctional Centre and freeing inmates; the hoodlums have again attacked the Oko...

Business

EEDC Migrates Customers to Improve Electricity Service From Nov 1

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the...

New PIB Proposes Gas Infrastructure Fund

The New Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) currently before the National Assembly has proposed the establishment of a Midstream Gas Infrastructure Fund for effective gas...

EndSARS: NAGAFF Rejects Demurrage by Shipping Companies, Terminal Operators

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) 100 percent Compliance Team has rejected demurrage imposed by shipping companies and terminal operators during...

Arik Air Resumes Flight Operations Oct 24

The management of Arik Air has announced the resumption of flight operations in and out of Lagos from October 24, following the easing of...

India Seeks Closer Ties With Nigeria as Trade Volume Reaches $14 bn

India has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria towards promoting investment and trade between both countries. Ambassador Abhay Thakur, High Commissioner of...

AfCFTA Will Harmonise Investment Rules, Create Equal Opportunity for Members – ECA

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will harmonise investment rules between its member countries and...

Property & Real Estate

Real Estate: Firm Targets 25,000 Green Homes Within 15 Years

A real estate outfit, G-Text Homes, has unveiled plans to build 25,000 green and smart homes over the next 15 years to bridge Nigeria’s...

REDAN to Build 77,400 Houses in Rural Communities

Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), says it will build 77,400 houses in urban and rural communities to, address housing deficit in the country. The...

FMBN, Labour Unions Complete 1st Phase of Affordable Housing Units

Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in collaboration with the Labour Unions, has completed the first phase of its affordable housing scheme for Nigerian...

Public Tender

POLITY

Rivers Assembly Confirms Commissioners Ahead of LGA Election

The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed eight nominees as chairman and commissioners of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC),...

#EndSARS: Niger Govt Inaugurates 14-Man Judicial Panel of Inquiry

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has inaugurated a 14-man judicial panel of inquiry, to investigate cases of police brutality and other related extrajudicial acts...

How EndSARS Protest Was Hijacked, Misdirected, Buhari Tells ex-Nigerian Leaders

 President Muhammadu Buhari has described as unfortunate the way and manner the initial genuine and well-intended protest of youths in parts of the country...

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INTERVIEW

E-X-C-L-U-S-I-V-E! NEW SECURITY OUTFIT FOR NORTH SOON …Shettima Yerima, President, Arewa Youths Consultative Forum Explodes *Says Northern Governors have failed us...

The National President of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, a political pressure group and umbrella body of all youth groups in northern Nigeria,...

DAMNING EXPOSE! Ex-Police Chief Opens Up …I Would Have Ended Boko Haram in 2012 If I’d Become IGP *Warns of...

  Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power is presently facing danger of insurgents attack. And it’s real. The increasing presence of members of an Islamic sect...

Latest Reviews

CSOs Seek Investigation of Lekki Killing to Douse Youths’ Anger

Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters...

Hamilton Dons #EndSARS T-shirt for Pre-race Interview

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton donned a T-shirt protesting against police violence in Nigeria for a pre-race television interview at the Portuguese...

EEDC Migrates Customers to Improve Electricity Service From Nov 1

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the...

NEWS

CSOs Seek Investigation of Lekki Killing to Douse Youths’ Anger

Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters...

#EndSARS: Nigerians Groan Over Impending Economic Hardship

In the aftermath of widespread protests and violence across the country occasioned by the #EndSARS campaign, some Nigerians are complaining about economic hardship that...

Virtual Sessions Stay After COVID-19 – ECOWAS Court

The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it is not going back on holding virtual sessions, judgments and court processes, especially in view of its...

‘Nigerian Youths Have Been Bruised, We Need to Heal Their Scars’ -Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, has said Nigerian youths have been neglected and left with no hopes due to wrong...

ECOWAS Seeks to Name, Shame Countries Flouting Court’s Rulings

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it plans to name and shame countries who have not regarded the decisions and rulings...

ViewPoint

By Onyema Omenuwa The death of Abba Kyari, the President’s Chief of Staff (CoS), on April 17, 2020, throws to the fore, again, the peculiar...

Health

EndSARS: Looted Drugs From Kaduna Warehouse Constitute Health Risk, NAFDAC Warns

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned residents of Kaduna State on the health risk of drugs allegedly...

Abia Doctors Threaten Strike Over Harassment by Security Operatives

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Abia Chapter, has threatened to go on strike over harassment of its members by security operatives. Chairman and Secretary of...

Minister Directs Tertiary Hospitals to Treat Casualties of Protests Without Delay

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has directed all Federal Tertiary Hospitals to treat casualties of civil unrest arriving at their hospitals without...

COVID-19: NCDC Reports 37 New Infection in Nigeria

Thirty-seven new Coronavirus infections have been reported across Nigeria with no COVID-19-related deaths in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Nigeria Center for...

Foreign News

Hamilton Dons #EndSARS T-shirt for Pre-race Interview

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton donned a T-shirt protesting against police violence in Nigeria for a pre-race television interview at the Portuguese...

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to Begin January 2021- ICAN

The required 50 states have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and it will now enter into force in January,...

Thousands Evacuated as Philippines Brace for 17th Typhoon

The Philippines on Sunday braced for a typhoon, barreling toward its eastern coast, forcing thousands to evacuate amid warnings of flash floods and storm...

Seychelles Opposition Wins Presidency for First Time in 43 Years

The Seychelles elected an opposition candidate as president for the first time since 1977, authorities announced on Sunday, and winner, Wavel Ramkalawan reaffirmed a...

Entertainment

COVID-19: PTF Says Risks of Reopening Night Clubs, Bars, Still Too High

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, said “the risks of reopening nightclubs and bars are still high hence, their continued ban”. The PTF National...

D’Banj Calls for Reforms in Policing Structure to Reflect “People Oriented System”

Popular Nigerian artiste Mr Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’Banj, has advocated for a total overhaul of the country’s policing structure to reflect a...

Why Fashion Industry is Underrated – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says in spite of annual revenue of about N2 trillion, the fashion industry in Nigeria...

FC Barcelona Hit by Coutinho Injury Blow

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho injured his left hamstring in the 3-1 home defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday, FC Barcelona said on Sunday. This has effectively...

Kano Beat Nasarawa 1-0 to Win 2020 World Polio Para-Soccer Championship

Kano State on Saturday emerged winners, for the sixth time, of the 2020 World polio Para-soccer championship. Kano defeated their counterparts Nasarawa 1-0 in their...

Fury to Fight Unnamed Opponent on Dec 5 in London

Tyson Fury confirmed on Saturday that his next fight would take place in London on December 5 against a yet-to-be-named opponent. The 32-year-old Briton’s last...

LATEST ARTICLES

CSOs Seek Investigation of Lekki Killing to Douse Youths’ Anger

Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters...

Hamilton Dons #EndSARS T-shirt for Pre-race Interview

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton donned a T-shirt protesting against police violence in Nigeria for a pre-race television interview at the Portuguese...

EEDC Migrates Customers to Improve Electricity Service From Nov 1

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the...

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to Begin January 2021- ICAN

The required 50 states have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and it will now enter into force in January,...

#EndSARS: Nigerians Groan Over Impending Economic Hardship

In the aftermath of widespread protests and violence across the country occasioned by the #EndSARS campaign, some Nigerians are complaining about economic hardship that...

FC Barcelona Hit by Coutinho Injury Blow

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho injured his left hamstring in the 3-1 home defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday, FC Barcelona said on Sunday. This has effectively...

EndSARS: Looted Drugs From Kaduna Warehouse Constitute Health Risk, NAFDAC Warns

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned residents of Kaduna State on the health risk of drugs allegedly...

Virtual Sessions Stay After COVID-19 – ECOWAS Court

The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it is not going back on holding virtual sessions, judgments and court processes, especially in view of its...

Thousands Evacuated as Philippines Brace for 17th Typhoon

The Philippines on Sunday braced for a typhoon, barreling toward its eastern coast, forcing thousands to evacuate amid warnings of flash floods and storm...

‘Nigerian Youths Have Been Bruised, We Need to Heal Their Scars’ -Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, has said Nigerian youths have been neglected and left with no hopes due to wrong...

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CSOs Seek Investigation of Lekki Killing to Douse Youths’ Anger

Civil Society Organisations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters...

Hamilton Dons #EndSARS T-shirt for Pre-race Interview

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton donned a T-shirt protesting against police violence in Nigeria for a pre-race television interview at the Portuguese...

EEDC Migrates Customers to Improve Electricity Service From Nov 1

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it has started the upgrade and migration of its customers to improve electricity service delivery within the...

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to Begin January 2021- ICAN

The required 50 states have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and it will now enter into force in January,...