National

#EndSARS Protests: Lagos Will Need N1trillion For Reconstruction — Gbajabiamila

A minimum of N1trillion is required to reconstruct Lagos State after the wanton destruction that occurred during the #EndSARS protest and the crisis that followed, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said.  The speaker disclosed this on Sunday, October 25, during a commiseration and solidarity visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at Lagos House, […]

Politics

“Our Lifestyle Is Provoking The Youths,” Senator Okorocha Tells His Colleagues

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West in the National Assembly, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said the #EndSARS movement by the Nigerian youths was a reaction to years of bad leadership in the country. Okorocha, who spoke at a press conference over the weekend said: “What started few days ago as a peaceful protest […]

National

Jailbreaks: NCS To Publish Names, Pictures Of Over 1,500 Fleeing Inmates

The Nigerian Correctional Service has said it will publish the names and pictures of over 1,500 inmates who escaped after hoodlums broke into custodial facilities in Edo and Ondo States. Recall that inmates escaped from Benin and Oko prisons, Edo State, and in Okitipupa prison, Ondo State, on Monday and Thursday, respectively. Speaking on Friday, […]

Local News

COVID-19 Palliatives Looting: They Are Poisonous. Don’t Eat — Ekiti Government Warns

The Ekiti State Government has warned that all the items looted from government facilities are not fit for consumption and should not be mistaken for COVID-19 palliatives. Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr Akin Omole, gave the warning on Saturday, October 24.  According to him, raising the alarm became expedient to forestall any harm […]

National

IGP Orders AIGs, CPs, SPU Commanders To Immediately Restore Order Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, NPM, on Saturday October 24, ordered the immediate mobilization of all police operational assets and resources to bring an end to the wanton violence, killings, looting and destruction of public and private property, and reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters in some parts of […]

Local News

Rivers Government Outlaws IPOB, Places N50M Bounty On Wanted Stanley Mgbere

The Rivers state government has outlawed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) which has been blamed for attacks in some Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Rivers state, especially in Oyigbo LGA. Governor Nyesom Wike who made the pronouncement in a state-wide address on Friday October 23, also declared one Stanley Mgbere from Onne in Eleme LGA wanted and […]