The Lagos State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the State as from 4pm today, 20th October, 2020 as what appeared to have been a peaceful protest was hijacked by hoodlums in the State. Executive Governor, Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared this Tuesday in his official...
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called on the people of the South East and South South to work together in order to foster growth in the region. The minister made the call during an interactive session with the South East South South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) in Lagos. The SESSPN...
Scores of youths in Nasarawa have joined the fray in the protests against SARS and their operations in the country. The peaceful, though rowdy march ongoi g as at the time of this report, and which started from around the Orange market, Mararaba, was led by Youths with placards on...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the National Assembly would ensure that the five demands made to the Executive by #EndSARS protesters are implemented. Lawan gave the assurance during plenary after the upper chamber was briefed by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC – Kebbi North) on the...
​The Senate on Wednesday directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources to investigate the remote and immediate causes of gas tanker explosions in parts of the country, with a view to preventing a recurrence and report back in two weeks. The resolution was reached sequel to the consideration of...
Youths in Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina and Zamfara States are currently staging a protest in support of the now-disbanded brutal Nigeria police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. The youths who took to the street of the various states in Northern Nigeria displaying placards with inscriptions such as -“Don’t scrap sars”, “Yahoo...
Yiaga Africa has called on the candidates in the just concluded Ondo governorship election who did not win to accept the results because they reflect the votes cast. Yiaga Africa also told all candidates, all parties and all Nigerians to show political maturity and to maintain the peace, the winning...
In the finest spirit of democratic, citizen-centred and community policing, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, M.A Adamu, on Sunday said the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has been dissolved across the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where they existed. The IGP, while noting that the dissolution...
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the Ministry is carrying out research on appropriate technologies and effective data collection to mitigate the dangers of pollution in major cities in Nigeria. Dr. Onu disclosed this while inaugurating the Technical Inter-Ministerial Sub-Committee on Pollution control in...
The Nigeria Shippers' Council (NSC) has called for collaboration from the Nigeria Investment Promotion Council(NIPC) to drive Investment in the country's economy through the maritime sector. Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello made the call when he paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary of NIPC, Yewande Sadiku, on Wednesday...