Category Archives: Breaking

Read LCC Boss’ Full Testimony During Submission Of CCTV Footage To Lagos Judicial Panel

Nearly two weeks after the incident, investigations are still ongoing to determine what really happened at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state where soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS protesters and who was responsible for the shootings. On Tuesday, the Managing Director of the Lekki Concession Company, Abayomi Omomuwasan, appeared before the panel of Inquiry and…

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Pelumi Onifade: Nigerians Demand Justice For 20-Year-Old Journalist Who Died In Police Custody

Justice for Pelumi, the mysterious death of 20-year-old journalist Pelumi Onifade while detained in police custody has sparked outrage across the country. It was reported on Tuesday by his family that the Lagos resident was arrested by a Task Force team while working with Gboah TV as a journalist covering the unrest that took place in the Oko…

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Nigerian Investigative Journalist Kiki Mordi To Receive MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi is among five women who will be honored with the Generation Change Award at the upcoming 2020 MTV European Music Awards (EMA). Mordi will receive the award on November 8, alongside four others from across the globe, including photographer Catherhea Potjanaporn (Malaysia), British racial justice campaigner Temi Mwale (Britain), Black transgender activist…

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#EndSARS: Northern Governors Chime Support For Regulation Of Social Media

Members of the Northern Governors Forum have backed the Federal Government’s proposition to censor social media, lamenting the devastating effect of “uncontrolled social media” in spreading fake news and fueling crisis At a meeting in Kaduna with traditional rulers from the region, the Inspector General of Police, and the President of the Senate on Monday, the governors who…

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#EndSARS: Minister Of Youths, Sports Opines That Protests Ushered In Dangers Of Fake News

In the light of Nigeria looking to regulate of social media, after weeks of #EndSARS protests, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has opened up about the fake news widely spread during the anti-police brutality demonstrations and its dangers. Dare who appeared in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, said the question of…

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Ex-FIRS Boss Babatunde Fowler Reportedly Arrested Over Fraud Allegations

Babatunde Fowler, a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, has been reportedly arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the N100 billion tax evasion allegations levelled against a tax firm, Alpha Beta Consulting. According to Punch, Fowler, was invited for the interrogation on Monday after Alpha Beta Consulting’s ex-Managing Director and…

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NBA Faults Moves To Regulate Social Media As Nigerian Government Persists

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata has said the timing of the Federal Government to further regulate social media is suspicious and wrong. Gracing an interview on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics, Apata who admitted that there are people who are “irresponsible” in their usage of social media, noted that the country has laws to…

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Femi Gbajabiamila Wants Federal Character Laws To Include Age, Gender & Religion

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, on Saturday proposed that the extant definition of Federal Character in the Nigerian constitution be reviewed. Gbajabiamila who made the remark while declaring open the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) National Strategy Meeting and Retreat in Abuja, said the need has become more pertinent. “In thinking outside the box,…

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