Category Archives: Breaking

Student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Ondo State Macheted to Death

  On Wednesday, 11th of February 2021, at the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, in Owo, Ondo State, a student was macheted to death, the student is yet to be identified. The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Samuel Ojo, confirmed the incident to Channels Television in a telephone chat this evening. The incident also coincides with the…

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#EndSARS: Falana Advises CBN to Remain in the Business of Banking, Stay Out of Politics

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stay out of politics and stick to the business of banking. The human rights lawyer who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily has described CBN’s move in this case as that of intimidation, he argued that the…

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Contrary to Rumours Soyinka’s Home Was Not Attacked or Invaded by Herdsmen, Son Confirms

The son of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, Dr Olaokun Soyinka has confirmed that his father’s house located in Abeokuta Ogun State, was neither attacked nor invaded by suspected herdsmen. This confirmation was contained in a statement on Wednesday, after rumours had made the rounds that his home had been under attack and invaded by cows.…

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#EndSARS: #OccupyLekkiTollGate Met with Opposition #DefendLagos! Both Protests Slated for this Saturday 13th Feb.

A protest slated for February 13, 2021, at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos tagged #OccupyLekkiTollGate has been met with opposition from a set of youths with the hashtag #DefendLagos. The #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest is aimed at demonstrating against the decision which saw Lekki Concession Company take back control of the Lekki tollgate which is the scene…

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Covid-19: Ondo State Rejects NCDC Figure, Says it’s Far from the Truth

The Ondo State Government on Tuesday faulted the figure for the COVID-19 situation in the state released by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC). According to a Vanguard report, the rejection is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Commissioner for Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye in Akure. “The NCDC report created an impression…

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“Don’t Play Politics with Nigerian Lives”- BUA Group Fires Back at Cacovid Over 1M Vaccines Disclaimer 

BUA Group has released a statement asking the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), a private sector group of which BUA is a member, to stop playing politics with Nigerian lives. The conglomerate with Nigerian billionaire businessman Abdulsamad Rabiu as Chairman, is responding to a disclaimer issued by CACOVID, discrediting its payment for one million doses of vaccine. BUA group had announced…

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Why Reps. of #EndSARS Protesters Opposed the Reopening of the Lekki Toll Gate

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged killing of End SARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate in October 2020, has approved the reopening of the toll plaza. DAILY POST reports that the panel on Saturday returned control of the Lekki toll gate plaza to its owners, the Lekki Concession Company…

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Former Owerri NBA Chairman, Nwankwo Hacked to Death with a Machete 

The Imo State Police have confirmed the gruesome murder of a 64-year-old man, Barrister Ndieonyema Nwankwo who was the former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owerri branch. A statement signed by the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer Orlando Ikeokwu, on Sunday, explained that when the command received the report of the murder,…

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Many Nigerians Angry Over the Ban on Buying & Selling of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency CBN

Nigerians have taken to the streets of Social media to protest the ban on buying and selling of bitcoin and cryptocurrency in the country announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday. These social media protesters slammed the federal government for what they considered to be a backward action. According to the letter,…

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U.S.-based Nigerian, Dennis Abuda Killed by His Abductors in Edo State After Ransome was Paid

U.S.-based Nigerian, Dennis Abuda was killed on Saturday 30th of January 2021, by his abductors. According to a Premium Times report, the slain Mr Abuda, who is based in Atlanta, Georgia, was abducted along the Benin bypass by unknown gunmen alongside other members of his family who were travelling with him to Lagos to catch…

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