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#EndSARS: CAN, Islamic council knock Buhari’s aide for blaming religious bodies

Written by on 24 October 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs have scolded the Presidency for attributing the nationwide #EndSARS protests to hate message from religious houses. CAN and NSCIA, in separate interviews on Friday, knocked the Presidency for engaging in a blame game, rather than resolving the issues. The Special Adviser to […]

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Job Creation, Economic Growth Critical To Checking Youth Restiveness, Ex-Leaders Tell Buhari

Written by on 24 October 2020

The generation of employment and economic growth, including through direct foreign investments are critical to checking youth restiveness in the country. This was the unanimous position of former Nigerian presidents and heads of state on Friday at a virtual meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the #EndSARS protest and various happenings resulting from the demonstration. […]

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#EndSARS: Oyetola suspends curfew in Osun

Written by on 23 October 2020

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has suspended the curfew imposed on the state over the #EndSARS crisis. This was announced in a press statement by Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, on Friday. The curfew is being lifted 48 hours after it was imposed. The statement titled, ‘Governor Oyetola suspends 24-hour curfew’, read […]

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Buhari Holds Virtual Meeting With Former Nigerian Leaders

Written by on 23 October 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders. The meeting started at 9:00 am with President Buhari presiding from the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Former leaders participating virtually from their homes include Generals Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd), Goodluck Jonathan, and Ernest Shonekan. Those physically […]

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Sanwo-Olu visits burnt police stations, razed facilities

Written by on 23 October 2020

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, visited Local Government Secretariats, Police Stations, and other facilities attacked by hoodlums in the state. As of the time newsmen were filing this report, the governor and his team had visited the Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, Ajeromi Divisional Police Headquarters, Layeni, and Amukoko Police Stations. Other […]

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#ENDSARS: President Muhammadu Buhari goofed — PANDEF

Written by on 23 October 2020

Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the nation on the #EndSARS protests was largely rhetoric, placid, and disappointing. National Publicity Secretary of the regional group, Hon Ken Robinson, in a statement, stated: “While Mr. President finally heeded calls for him to address the nation on the on-goings in the […]

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#EndSARS: Northern Governors sue for peace, condemn violence

Written by on 23 October 2020

The Northern States Governors’ Forum has expressed concern that the ongoing protests have been taken over by hooligans, ethnoreligious bigots, and political marauders bent on destroying the country. A communique signed by its Chairman and Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong, said Nigerians must unite against the “diabolical influencers”, and ensure peaceful coexistence in the […]

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BREAKING: Fear as Hausa, Yoruba youths clash at Fagba, Lagos

Written by on 23 October 2020

Residents have expressed panic over a renewed clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths at Fagba, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State. Newsmen gathered that many people are injured in the clash. One of the residents said there are causalities, but that could not be immediately discovered by newsmen. There are also reports that buildings were […]

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