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Delta government directs schools to reopen on November 2

Public and private schools in Delta have been directed by the state government to resume academic activities on November 2 after a week break.   Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta State said the directive was in line with the “teleclass”.     https://music.apple.com/us/album/strength-of-a-woman/1535263451#   …

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FRSC orders officials back to roads

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have been directed back to the roads Recall that the corps had ordered its personnel to suspend enforcement of regulation following the demonstrations against police brutality. In a statement on Friday, Bisi Kazeem, FRSC spokesman, said Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal, gave the …

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Army denies moving dead bodies from the military hospital

The Nigerian Army has described as ‘Fake News’ reports claiming operatives had moved dead bodies from the shooting incident in Lekki.   Sahara Reporters earlier today published an exclusive report claiming that at least 20 bodies of endsars protesters had been moved to the Infectious Disease Hospital(IDH) mortuary in Yaba.   …

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Soldiers foil attack on IDPs’ convoy, kill terrorists

An attack on a convoy of vehicles conveying Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Maiduguri, Borno State capital to Baga town of the state has been foiled by troops of Nigerian Army.   Speaking during the weekly briefing on security operations at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja on Friday October 30, Coordinator of Defence …

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“Taking home billions and leaving crumbs for the masses” – Nigerians call out lawmaker, Moji Alli-Macaulay. for giving out COVID-19 palliatives to her constituents on Mothers day (photos)

A member of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, incurred the wrath of Nigerian youths on Thursday, October 29, when a recent video of her speaking during plenary went viral.   Mojisola who represents Amuwo-Odofin 1 constituency in the state house of Assembly, called for a reorientation of Nigerian …

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Man, 67, rescued after he jumped into Kwara river

A 67-year-old man has been rescued after jumping into Asa River on Abdulwahab Folawiyo, Unity Road, Ilorin, Kwara State.   Abraham Olayinka jumped into the river at about 11:30am on Monday, October 26, according to Punch.   Traders within the vicinity, who saw him jump into the river, reportedly drew the …

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I did not burn down any police station. I only stole two crates of Trophy drinks and a generator – Suspected arsonist confesses (photos)

A suspected arsonist, Taoreed Hamzat, 26, who was arrested for allegedly participating in the burning of  Iseyin Police station, has denied the allegation, stating that he only carted away two crates of trophy beers and a small generating set during the vandalization of the police station.   Hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS …

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UK government admits training and supplying equipment to Nigeria’s SARS police unit

The UK government has admitted providing training and equipment to Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), after initially denying any ties.   The minister for Africa James Duddridge, who is one of Boris Johnson’s ministers, admitted British officials had trained officers from the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) between 2016 and 2020. …

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Arrest without arraignment of suspected looters/curfew defaulters shows the police is only paying lip service to calls for a reform- NBA president, Olumide Akpata

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association NBA, Olumide Akpata, has said the arrest and detainment of suspected looters or curfew defaulters without their arraignment in court within the stipulated time by law, shows that the police hierarchy is yet to get the message of the recent #EndSARS protests or …

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Throwback video of Desmond Elliot admitting that social media was very instrumental to his victory after getting elected into the Lagos State House of Assembly in 2015

Amidst the ongoing backlash, Desmond Elliot has been receiving for speaking on the negative impact of social media at the Lagos State House of Assembly, a throwback video of the actor turned politician admitting that social media was very instrumental to his victory after getting elected in 2015, has surfaced …

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Desmond Elliot almost breaks down in tears as he reflects on the wanton destruction of properties he witnessed after taking a tour of his constituency (video)

Desmond Elliot almost broke down in tears on national TV on Thursday night, October 29, while recounting the level of destruction he witnessed after taking a tour of his constituency, last week. Recall that hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protest on Wednesday, October 2, and carried out massive destruction, looting and razing businesses and public facilities in different parts of …

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150 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

150 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday October 29 as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).   A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-89, Rivers-19, Ogun-11, Bayelsa-9, Kaduna-8, Plateau-8, Taraba-3, Osun-2, Delta-1.   There are now 62,521 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in …

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Nigerian Immigration Service drags officials of the Ministry of Interior to EFCC

Some officials of the Ministry of Interior have been dragged before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by the Nigerian Immigration Service, over the N3.9bn deducted from the Combined Residence Permit Alien Card account.   Comptroller General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede who disclosed this as he appeared before the Senate Committee on Public Account to …

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Wike’s signs Executive Order reinforcing ban on IPOB

Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday signed an executive order reinforcing the ban on the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra’s activities. The Governor said while Rivers remained the home to all tribes and ethnic nationalities, it was “opposed to the presence and activities of the legally proscribed and anarchic IPOB and whatever it …

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We can’t afford another round of COVID19 lockdown – President Buhari warns Nigerians

President Buhari has warned that Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to bear another round of coronavirus lockdown.   The President gave the warning in his message to Muslims in Nigeria as they join others all over the world to commemorate Eid-el-Maulud on Thursday, October 29.   https://music.apple.com/us/album/strength-of-a-woman/1535263451#     In …

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Police parade 201 suspected looters in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested 201 suspected looters who took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to invade public and private warehouses. Parading the suspects before newsmen, spokesperson of the command, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said they were all arraigned before six mobile courts on Wednesday 28th October, 2020. …

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Business Owners Receive Huge Financial Boost with winnings from 9mobile Mega Millions Promo

Babangida Mukaddas, 9mobile Senior Manager Sales and Distribution; Ekene Azubuike, 1million Naira winner and Abdullahi Ibrahim, 9mobile Experience Center Manager in the ongoing 9mobile Mega Millions Promo prize presentation in Kano.   More customers on Nigeria’s most customer-friendly telecommunication company, 9mobile, are shoring up their business ventures with their winnings from …

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I’m grateful that we’re still a work that’s not yet done – Omoni Oboli’s hubby Nnamdi celebrates their 20th wedding anniversary

Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli and her husband, Nnamdi, are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary today, October 28.   To mark the day, Nnamdi took to Instagram to share a loved-up photo of the couple and penned a lovely note.     https://music.apple.com/us/album/strength-of-a-woman/1535263451   He wrote: Happy 20th Anniversary to us!!! Time …

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End SARS protest holds in Helsinki (photos)

Though the End SARS protests have ground to a halt in Nigeria due to the curfew and violence that ensued after hoodlums hijacked the protests, Nigerians in other countries are still organizing End SARS protests.   Over the past few days, Nigerians in the diaspora and foreigners have taken to the …

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Native doctor arrested in Kano after he allegedly hypnotized a man and asked him to bring a newborn baby for rituals (video)

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old native doctor, Yahaya Shehu, for allegedly trying to use a newborn baby’s eye for rituals.   Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this on Monday, October 25, said the incident happened in Hotoro, Nasarawa Local Government Area …

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19 for the third time, ruling him out of Champions League clash with rival Lionel Messi

Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Wednesday’s Champions League match against Barcelona after testing positive for coronavirus for the third time.   The Portuguese international, 35, has been self-isolating since he tested positive while on international duty with Portugal on October 13. He returned another positive result last …

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