Fake News: Nigerians in Diaspora seek withdrawal of statements by the UN, US

October 23, 2020 Admin III 0

The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG), Ohio, United States, have called on the United Nation, United States, United Kingdom and other nations to withdraw their statements that appeared to taunt the Nigerian government over the Lekki tollgate shooting.  With overwhelming evidence now rubbishing supposed massacre in Lagos state, the NDMG said it is logical for the international community to Read More

FG clears air on palliatives discovered in Lagos warehouse

October 23, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has disowned the COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a Lagos warehouse, saying the items were not from it. In a statement Thursday’s night, which was signed by the Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Read More

At last, Sanwo-Olu reveals what happened to CCTVs at Lekki toll gate before protesters’ massacre

October 22, 2020 Admin III 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that security cameras popularly known as CCTV were never removed before alleged Soldier massacre of #EndSARS protesters. Precisely, the governor said the CCTVs captured the shootings of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate. The governor revealed this during a live programme on ARISE TV on Thursday. He said this when asked why the cameras Read More

Breaking: Pandemonium as Soldiers open fire on #EndSARS protesters, 1 feared dead, many injured

October 20, 2020 Admin III 0

Soldiers manning Lekki toll gate area in Lagos state reportedly fired heavy gunshots at #EndSARS protesters Monday evening. The troops who were part of those deployed for Operation Crocodile Smile allegedly shot several times at the protesters who sat down peacefully. An eyewitness who spoke to Blueprint said one person was seen lying dead on the floor while many others Read More

Why I imposed 24-hour curfew on Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

October 20, 2020 Admin III 0

Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has called on all residents and #EndSARS protesters to abide by the 24-hour curfew he imposed to enable security agencies carryout immediate action that would deescalate issues of recent recorded violence. Sanwo-Olu who spoke via his twitter handle, Tuesday evening, wrote, “Imposing this curfew was difficult, especially as we have just returned from a COVID19 Read More

Breaking: Hoodlums hijack #EndSARS protest in Edo, Lagos, attack police station (VIDEO)

October 19, 2020 Admin III 0

Hoodlums , Monday morning, visited #EndSARS protesters in Ugbekun Police Station Benin Edo state capital and Lagos state with mayhem, thereafter attacked police stations. The hoodlums also vandalised other properties within the police premises. First responders including firefighters were yet to be seen at the incident venue as of the time of filing this report. A video clip by a Read More

Focus on Police reforms, coalition urges #EndSARS protesters

October 18, 2020 Admin III 0

The Coalition for Democracy (CD) has urged #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria to focus on the theme of their campaign on reforming the Nigeria Police in order not to allow subversive elements hijack the protest. President of the Coalition, Comrade Samson Atawodi, who spoke with newsmen in Abuja, said since President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, Read More

Breaking: Fear grips residents as another explosion rocks Lagos

October 17, 2020 Admin III 0

Fear has gripped many residents and passersby after two tanker filled with fuel exploded in Lagos state. The incident reportedly happened on top Otedola overhead bridge in the early hours of Saturday. As at the time of filling this report, no casualty has been confirmed. Details loading…

Ondo poll: My victory evidence of our acceptance – Akeredolu

Ondo state Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunday emerged winner in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. His victory came amidst mixed reactions from stakeholders. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the incumbent governor winner having polled 292,830 votes to defeat two other major contenders at the end of the contest. Announcing the result, Chief Retuning Read More

Baruwa gas explosion: Sanwo-Olu commiserates with victims’ families

October 9, 2020 Temitope Musowo 0

Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed deep sorrow over a gas explosion that claimed lives and destroyed properties worth several millions of naira, describing the incident as a sad memory in the life of the administration. Governor Sanwo-Olu said the preliminary and final reports on the cause of the explosion suggested negligence on the part of the gas Read More