Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s Oye Owolewa & Esther Agbaje Elected As Members Of US House Of Representatives

Apart from United States presidential election held on Tuesday, governorship elections also took place in 11 states and two territories alongside congressional elections for all 435 seats of the US House of Representatives, and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate. The polls which has since been closed has however produced two Nigerian-American winners out…

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Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Predicts Massive Infections In Two Weeks

The Federal Government has revealed that there would be a massive COVID-19 infections in the next two weeks. This came as Lagos State government, yesterday, warned residents that the continuous disregard of COVID-19 protocols and safety guidelines could lead to a second wave of new cases in Lagos. Disclosing the development, yesterday, in Abuja during a news briefing,…

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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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