Category Archives: Breaking

#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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“Ooni should have told Buhari the truth but he did not’—Sunday Igboho

Sunday Igboho also known as Sunday Adeyemo well known as the Yoruba rights activist has said the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), recently over the herdsmen crisis in the South-West region. The activist at a virtual ‘Townhall With Yoruba In Diaspora’ this…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Demonstrates Gender Inclusion & Equality! Announces Three Female Senior Executives

Nkem Onwudiwe The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021. This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on www.TEFConnect.com, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Tony Elumelu Foundation, which marked ten years…

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Nigeria May Suspend Flights From UAE, Netherlands Due to Covid-19 

Musa Nuhu More Covid-19 travel woes…. The Nigerian Government has said it may suspend flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands due to the new COVID-19 protocols introduced by both countries for incoming travellers. Musa Nuhu, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), announced this while speaking at the Presidential Task Force…

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