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Beyonce

Beyonce On EndSARS: ‘I’m Heartbroken To See Senseless Brutality In Nigeria’

Beyonce has finally come out to publicly lend her voice to the #EndSARS campaign, Igbere TV reports. In a post shared on her Instagram page, the award-winning singer said she is heartbroken to see the senseless brutality taking place in [...]

October 21, 2020 entertainment
Lagos Shuts Down All State Owned Broadcast Stations

Lagos Shuts Down All State Owned Broadcast Stations

The Lagos State Government has shut down all its broadcast stations, which include Lagos Television, Eko FM, Radio Lagos and Traffic Radio. It was gathered that the decision was taken as a safety measure since irate youths had started to [...]

October 21, 2020 Telecomms
Lekki Shootings

Prosecute Soldiers Involved In Lekki Shootings, Reps Tell Buhari

The minority caucus of the House of Representatives has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to order the arrest and prosecution of soldiers who attacked #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday night. The Minority Leader, [...]

October 21, 2020 Government and politics
Eyo Effiom Ita

Eyo Effiom Ita: Lawyers To Boycott Swearing In Of Cross River Acting Chief Judge

Lawyers in Cross River State have resolved to boycott the swearing-in of Hon Justice Eyo Effiom Ita as the Acting Chief Judge of the State. The Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association, Calabar Branch, Effiom Ayi disclosed this in a statement made [...]

October 19, 2020 Government and politics
Walk For Nigeria

Pastor Enenche Leads Prayer Walk For Nigeria In Abuja

The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, on Monday, led a prophetic prayer walk for Nigeria. The prayer walk came at a time Nigerian youths are on the streets crying out against abnormalities in the nation. [...]

October 19, 2020 Government and politics
Edo State Declares 24-Hour Curfew

EndSARS: Edo State Declares 24-Hour Curfew

EndSARS: Edo govt declares 24-hour curfew The Edo State Government hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew across the state till further notice. The curfew is to take effect from 4pm, today, October 19, 2020. This decision has become necessary because of [...]

October 19, 2020 Government and politics
IGP Adamu

Battle Over IGP: Disquiet In Police As Adamu Retires On February 1, 2021

An internal war is brewing within the top brass of the Nigeria Police Force. It’s a battle for the office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) as the incumbent, Mohammed Adamu, statutorily retires on February 1, 2021. Since the [...]

October 17, 2020 Military
1,850 Operatives For SWAT

Police To Raise 1,850 Operatives For SWAT

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is to kick start the recently created Special Weapons and Tactics Teams (SWAT) Unit with 1,850 operatives in the states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja any time from now, a [...]

October 17, 2020 Military
Turkish Authorities Deny Nigerians Permission For Protest

ENDSARS: Turkish Authorities Deny Nigerians Permission For Protest

Some handful of Nigerians in Turkey had slated to pull a peaceful protest in solidarity and alliance with what is happening back home with dates and venue already fixed for Istanbul and Ankara but an umbrella body in an official [...]

October 17, 2020 Government and politics
EndSARS

EndSARS: MBH Power Suspends Staff For Participating In Protest

The management of MBH Power Limited has suspended one of its staff, Samuel Adekojo, for allegedly participating in the ongoing protest against police brutality in the country. Adekojo is an I.T Assistant in the company. MBH Power is an energy [...]

October 15, 2020 Government and politics
Ortom

Ortom Gives Condition To Forgive Oshiomhole

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said he is ready to forgive the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), if he tenders an apology. Ortom stated this on Wednesday, while speaking to newsmen during the [...]

October 15, 2020 General
EndSARS: Pastor Enenche

EndSARS: Pastor Enenche On Protest ‘Nigerians Have Been Keeping Quiet For Long’

The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche has reacted to the ongoing EndSARS protest across the nation. Nigeria has been boiling for days now after some youths took to the street to demand for end of [...]

October 15, 2020 Government and politics
ENDSARS

EndSARS: “Secret Meeting” With Emefiele, Dangote Amplifies Confusion In Protests

Confusion hits the camp of End SARS protesters over a “secret meeting” few individuals held with Dangote and Emefiele. Last night, Tuesday, October 13, some EndSARS protesters including Pamilerin, Phyno, Aisha Yesufu, Mo Abudu, Wizkid, Ogbeni Dipo, Falz, met with [...]

October 14, 2020 Government and politics
#EndPoliceBrutality

#EndPoliceBrutality: Pastor Adeboye ‘We Either Restructure Nigeria Or Breakup

Pastor Enoch Adeboye has lent his voice to the #Endpolicebrutality campaign and has also called for the restructuring of Nigeria. Igbere TV reports that the clergyman who is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCG, said [...]

October 14, 2020 Religion
#EndSARS

#EndSARS: “Wike We Dey Come O” — Rivers Youths Defy Governor’s Order (Video)

Despite the ban on #EndSARS protest in Rivers State, youths on Tuesday converged opposite Pleasure Park in Port Harcourt for the march against police brutality, Igbere TV reports. Governor Nyesom Wike had placed a ban on the protest, saying its [...]

October 13, 2020 Government and politics
#EndSARS

#EndSARS: Sagay Says FG May Forcefully End Protests If Youths Continue

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Monday enjoined Nigerian youths to put an end to the #EndSARS protest in the country following the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the disbandment of [...]

October 13, 2020 Government and politics
IGP Adamu

Nigerians Sign Petition To Arrest IGP Adamu

More than 24,000 Nigerian citizens have signed a petition calling for International Criminal Court to arrest Nigerian Police under the leadership of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. After the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dissolved the Special Anti-robbery [...]

October 12, 2020 Government and politics
ASUU

We Will Soon Expose Those Feeding Fat On IPPIS, Says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will soon expose those feeding fat on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, by the Federal Government as its payment platform. This is just as [...]

October 12, 2020 Education
EndSARS

EndSARS: Gridlock In Lagos As Protesters Shut Down Lekki Toll Gate

End SARS protesters have shut down Lekki toll gate in Lagos. This has caused traffic jam on the Lekki-Ajah express. The campaigners had announced on Sunday that workers and other commuters would be affected. They are demanding that the Police [...]

October 12, 2020 Government and politics
Extremely Poor Persons In Nigeria

Population Of Extremely Poor Persons In Nigeria Hits 102m — NECA

There are indications that Nigeria’s poverty level may have further deteriorated as the latest reports of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, shows a 10 percentage point rise in the number of the extreme poor in the country against the [...]

October 12, 2020 Economy
Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways Gets FG’s Nod To Resume International Flights

Following the decision of the United Arab Emirates to begin visa issuance to Nigerians, Etihad Airways has been approved to operate international flights into Nigeria Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this announcement on Thursday during a briefing of the [...]

October 9, 2020 Transportation
Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole: I Will Be In Ondo, The State Is Important To Us

Former National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole says he will be in Ondo State for Saturday’s governorship poll. He predicted that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu would win the election. According to Oshiomhole, Edo election had come and gone, but [...]

October 9, 2020 Government and politics
Akeredolu

Akeredolu: Makinde Is A Disgrace To Public Decency

CANDIDATE of the All Progressive Congress in the governorship election in Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has lashed the Peoples Democratic Party for raising false alarm over the appointment of a Returning Officer for this Saturday’s election. Akeredolu said that “As [...]

October 9, 2020 Government and politics
Ebonyi Rice Farmers Helpless As Herdsmen, Cows Destroy Their Farms

Ebonyi Rice Farmers Helpless As Herdsmen, Cows Destroy Their Farms

EDWARD NNACHI writes that the unending crisis between herdsmen, whose animals destroy produce, and farmers in Ebonyi State poses serious threat to food security in the state and its environs Forty-nine-year-old Ibiam Uchenna-Ogbuewu, a native of Ebunwana Edda community in [...]

October 8, 2020 Environmental issues
N654m To Monitor Illegal Radio Frequencies

FEC Approves N654m To Monitor Illegal Radio Frequencies In South-East

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N653,886,584 to procure and deploy a hybrid spectrum monitoring system that will cover the southern part of the country, most importantly the south-east. The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Issa [...]

October 8, 2020 Government and politics
4 Things You Should Learn To Avoid About Women

4 Things You Should Learn To Avoid About Women, If You Want To Live Long

If You Want To Live Long, Here Are 4 Things You Should Learn To Avoid About Women As a guy, living for a long time and making things happen is your first goal in life. Every man on Earth is [...]

October 7, 2020 Health issues
Rambi Ayala

Rambi Ayala: Gombe Deputy Minority Leader Dumps PDP

Deputy Minority Leader, Gombe State House of Assembly, Rambi Ayala, has resigned his membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ayala represents the Billiri East constituency. He made the pronouncement on Tuesday after a Gombe High Court dismissed his application [...]

October 7, 2020 Government and politics
Poitou Donkey

Poitou Donkey: A Rare, Endangered Breed Which Grows Dreadlocks (Pictures)

Poitou, or Baudet du Poitou is a French donkey breed known primarily for their large size and their distinctive coat which, if left ungroomed for long periods of time, will form dreadlocks. Originally bred in the Poitou region of France, [...]

October 7, 2020 entertainment
Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode Praising Wife Months Before Marriage Collapsed (Video)

Following the collapse of the marriage of the former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode to beauty queen Precious Chikwendu, a video of the ex-minister praising his wife on her birthday in May has been culled up on social media, Igbere [...]

October 5, 2020 Government and politics
Ogbonna Okemiri

Meet Ogbonna Okemiri, Nigerian Defender Who Plays With One Eye

Okemmiri Ogbonnaya is a Defender that plays in the left-back position. He was born on the 13th of June in the year 1986. Despite an eye defect, the former Kwara United left-back, is one of the most accomplished players in [...]

October 5, 2020 Sports