Category Archives: Breaking

Everything Femi Falana Had To Say About Hoarding Of Palliatives, Lekki Shootings & Nationwide Riots

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has opened about the latest happenings which followed the 2-weeks long #EndSARS protests across the nation. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the candid interview on Monday with Arise TV, where he spoke condemned the Lekki toll gate shooting, nationwide riots which ensued and the recent lootings of COVID-19…

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Abuja Warehouses Under Attack As Residents Loot COVID-19 Palliatives

Amid several reports of looting across the country, Abuja residents on Monday took law into their hands by breaking into a warehouse in search of COVID-19 palliatives. According to footages shared by eye-witnesses via social media, the looted items varied from rice and semovita to macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers. The warehouse which is located near West…

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NBC Sanctions Arise News, AIT & Channels TV Over Coverage Of #EndSARS Protests

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined three major broadcast stations over their “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests and the civil unrest that followed it. According to online reports, the regulators on Monday issued Channels Television, Arise Television and Africa Independent Television a fine between N2 million and N3 million. Professor Armstrong Idachaba, the acting NBC Director-General, who…

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Nigerian Governors Deny Claims Of Hoarding COVID-19 Palliatives

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Monday strongly denied reports that the COVID-19 palliatives provided to ease harsh effects which the first wave of the global pandemic were being hoarded. According to the forum, no state has been involved in or has hoarded any palliatives. This was made known in a statement revealed by, Media and Public Affairs of…

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Beer Sectoral Group Pledges N50 Million To Support Victims Of #EndSARS Unrest

The Beer Sectoral Group (BSG) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has announced the creation of a N50 million fund to support victims of the widespread riots ignited by chaotic #EndSARS protests. This was made known by the group which includes key producers in the Beer sector such as Nigerian Breweries Plc, Guinness Nigeria Plc, and International Breweries Plc…

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#EndSARS: President Buhari Finally Opens Up About Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday disclosed the reason for his silence on the violent military crackdown on #EndSARS protesters that occurred at the Lekki area of Lagos state on Tuesday, October 20. Anti-police brutality demonstrators had gathered at the toll booth, defying a 24-hours curfew when they were shot at by soldiers. In a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant…

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Lagos State’s Post-Riot Recovery May Cost Up To N1 Trillion

During a solidarity visit to Lagos, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday condemned destruction caused by the #EndSARS protests and also sympathised with Nigerians killed before, during, and after the unrest. Gbajabiamila who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives along with Southwest governors and ministers from the region vowed…

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President Buhari Condemns Nationwide Looting & Vandalism After Days Of Unrest

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the widespread destruction and looting of public and private assets that ensued following a rather abrupt halt to the #EndSARS protests across the country. In a statement released on Sunday, he pledged his support and optimism to seeking justice for peaceful protesters who lost their lives, security men who were murdered, and…

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Twitter Reacts After Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Scene Of Lekki Shooting

The Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola on Sunday, found a hidden camera at the scene of the shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos state. Fashola made this discovery while making on-the-spot assessment of the place where #EndSARS protesters demonstrated for 13 days before they were forcefully dispersed. On Tuesday, men in army uniform invaded…

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