Category Archives: Breaking

#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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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 111 More Coronavirus Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday November 1 recorded 111 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, bringing the country toll to 62,964. According to the latest update which was shared by the disease agency on Twitter, Lagos remains the epicenter with 49 new infections. Other breakdown of the new cases are as; FCT-30, Rivers-11,…

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Lagos Finally Lifts Restriction Of Movement, COVID-19 Curfew To Remain

Lagos state has lifted the curfew imposed following the statewide violence which occurred after hoodlums hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protests with immediate effect. According to a statement released on Saturday by the state Commissioner of Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotosho, the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew that the Federal Government declared to stop the spread of COVID-19 still remains. “Lagosians are…

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Africa CDC Warns The Continent Of Second Wave Of COVID-19 Infections

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has urged African countries to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections in light of the continent confirming almost 2 million cases. The specialized technical institution of the African Union on Friday said in a statement that the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 42,336…

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