Category: Update

#EndSARS: N75bn Youth Fund beneficiaries to get N250,000 – N5m, says minister

  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said on Saturday that between N250,00 to N5m would be accessible to each benefitting...

Lagos govt pays N1.3bn to another set of retirees

  The Lagos State Government has paid, more than N1 billion into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA’s) of 246 retirees in the state’s public service for...

Police arrest five over violence, killing in Ifo

  Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested five suspected hoodlums who unleashed terror on residents of Ifo town in a predawn attack on Sunday. The...

COVID-19 transport guidelines: Lagos commuters decry hike in fares

  Commuters in Lagos State on Sunday decried the continuous hike in transport fares occasioned by the COVID-19 new public transport guidelines put in place by the...

#EndSARS: Abuja road users lament gridlock, beg traffic officers to return to work

  Some road users in the Federal Capital Territory FCT have appealed to traffic management personnel in the territory to return to their beats, following the...

EndSARS protest: youths making a grave mistake

  The lack of definable leadership for last month’s EndSARS protest did not just make it difficult for the authorities to bribe or intimidate the inspirers of the...

KEDCO distributes 87, 747 free prepaid meters to customers

  THE management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has commenced the official distribution of free prepaid meters to residents of Kano, Jigawa and...

#EndSARS Protest: How Oyetola Restored Lost Order In Osun

  The #EndSARS agitations of the Nigerian youths which started as a peaceful protest from Lagos on October 8, eventually degenerated into a whirlwind that blew...

I lost two-month pregnancy to SARS’ torture, schoolteacher tells Lagos panel

  Hearing by the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry into complaints of human rights violations by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad continued on...

Just In: US forces, kill six, rescue American citizen abducted by armed men in Nigeria

  US forces on Saturday rescued an American citizen taken hostage by armed men earlier this week in Niger and held in northern Nigeria, the Pentagon said. “U.S....

Oyetola Orders Immediate Implementation Of New Welfare Packages For Osun workers [Photos]

  … approves new minimum wage, lifts ban on promotions, conversions, annual salary increment …says govt remains resolute about workers’ general...

My 24-year-old son disappeared without a trace – Father of missing BRT worker

  Olumide Oyarinu, father of a 24-year-old Bus Rapid Transit worker in Lagos, Adesina, tells ALEXANDER OKERE how his son’s disappearance since October 5, 2020,...

#EndSARS: Illegality Compounded – Abiodun Komolafe

  Not unexpectedly, ‘End Special Anti-Robbery Squad’, aka #EndSARS, protest has been crippled and, its campaigners’ wings, clipped. No thanks to various crude...

I Wanted To Bring Back IPhones I Took At Osun Mall Before My Arrest – Suspected Thief

  ‌A 20-year-old Suliya Tajudeen was flounce close by 86 others by the police regarding loot of public and private property in certain pieces of Osun State a...

LOOTING: Pregnant Woman, 15 others die in clash with security agents (VIDEO)

  LOOTING: Pregnant Woman, 15 others die in clash with security agents (VIDEO) A pregnant woman and 15 others have been reportedly killed when a clash broke out...

#EndSARS Protest: NASFAT to raise N10m relief fund for victims

  Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) has announced the immediate establishment of a N10million victims restitution relief fund to provide succour to those injured...

Senate Queries Ex-Nigeria Ambassador Over $134,000

  ABUJA- THE Senate has queried the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over how aformer Nigeria Ambassador to Israel used $134,000 meant for domestic servants. The Senator...

7 men allegedly gang raped 11yr old girl to death

  An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered seven men who allegedly gang-raped a minor to death, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre, pending...

VIDEO: Osun Governor, Oyetola Approves New Minimum Wage

  The Governor of osun state, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has approved the new minimum wage for Osun workers. He also lifted embargo on annual salary increment, promotion...

Division among Yoruba traditional rulers caused by politicians, says Alaafin

  The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Friday, disclosed that division among Yoruba traditional rulers was caused by politicians who infiltrated the ranks of the...

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