#EndSARS: Pastor Mrs. Foluke Adeboye Sends 3 Trucks Of Food To Protesters

#EndSARS: Pastor Mrs. Foluke Adeboye Sends 3 Trucks Of Food To Protesters

Pastor Foluke Adeboye, the wife of the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, has reportedly sent three trucks of food items to #EndSARS protesters in Alausa, Lagos. Some of the protesters who confirmed the donation on Sunday took to Twitter to thank the RCCG pastor for the gesture. For the past 11 days, Alausa has remained the major meeting point of the #EndSARS protesters who have been demonstrating against police brutality and bad governance. The location is the seat of the Lagos State Secretariat…

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Fed Govt Announces New Take-Off Date For The 774,000 Jobs Project

Fed Govt Announces New Take-Off Date For The 774,000 Jobs Project

The Federal Government has rescheduled the commencement of the Public Works Programme aimed at engaging 774,000 people, 1000 each from all the 774 Local Government Areas in the country. The program, expected to engage the Nigerians for menial jobs for three months has been moved from Oct. 1 to Nov. 1. Mr. Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State, Labour and Employment said this in a statement signed by Mr. Charles Akpan, the Deputy Director and Head of Press and Public Relations on Tuesday in Abuja. Keyamo said that President Muhammadu…

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NYSC Orientation Camps Reopen In November 18, 2020

NYSC Orientation Camps Reopen In November 18, 2020

Full COVID-19 protocols will be enforced in camps to protect corps members. NYSC orientation camps were shut down in March The Federal Government has approved the reopening of orientation camps for prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Prospective corps members were sent home when camps were closed in March 2020 as part of efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, announced on Thursday, October 15 that camps will reopen on November 18. “The resumption of the NYSC orientation camp for prospective youth corpers…

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#Endsars: Nigerians In Canada, US, UK Others Join Protest

#ENDSARS: Nigerians In Canada, US, UK Others Join Protest

Nigerians in the diaspora joined the protests to support the call against police brutality at home. The ENDSARS protest in Nigeria has gained momentum in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada as Nigerians in diaspora support the agitation against police brutality. The ENDSARS protest according to a tweet by BBCAfrica, was the most trending issue globally on Friday, October 9, 2020. The call for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad was reignited last Saturday after some SARS operatives reportedly killed a young man in Delta State and…

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#ENDSARS: Chelsea players support Nigerian Youths On Protest

#ENDSARS: Chelsea players support Nigerian Youths On Protest

Three Chelsea players have called on the Nigerian government to #ENDSARS. Players of the Chelsea Football Club have lent their voices to the ongoing #ENDSARS protest in Nigeria. The #ENDSARS campaign according to BBC Africa was the most trending topic on social media in the world now. As entertainment and sports personalities joined the movement using the hashtag to advance the conversations against police brutality in Nigeria. As Nigerian youths took to the streets to press home their demands, three Chelsea players, two of whom are of Nigeria descent joined the protest…

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Nigerians Blast Buhari, Osinbajo’s Daughters For Joining #EndSARS Protest Says Go Tell Your Parents To End Police Brutality

Nigerians Blast Buhari, Osinbajo’s Daughters For Joining #EndSARS Protest Says Go Tell Your Parents To End Police Brutality

After a tsunami sort of protests nationwide against a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police Force, daughters of the President and the Vice-President have also caught the flow. The President and Vice President’s daughters on Saturday took to social media to join the #EndPoliceBrutality protest which seeks to stop police harassment, brutality, and extrajudicial killings. Zahra Buhari-Indimi, who is the daughter of the President, posted a photo of clenched fists on her Instagram status with the words, #EndPoliceBrutality.

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IGP Files Charges Against Former Governor Of Imo State For Using Fashola’s Name To Defraud Nigerians

IGP Files Charges Against Former Governor Of Imo State For Using Fashola’s Name To Defraud Nigerians

The office of the Inspector-General of Police has filed criminal charges against former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim for using the name of Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. The Nigeria Police Force filed the criminal charge against the former governor, before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to the office of the Inspector-General of Police in a charge number CR/993/2020, dated September 23, 2020, it accused Ohakim of fraud and false information. In addition, the Police alleged that Ohakim claimed…

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Why A Nigerian Prison Official Committed Suicide After Passing Three Exams Without Promotion

Why A Nigerian Prison Official Committed Suicide After Passing Three Exams Without Promotion

A Nigerian correctional officer has died by suicide after being denied promotion for three consecutive times marking yet another case that adds urgency to growing injustice within the Nigerian Correctional Service. Alfred Bassa, an assistant superintendent of prisons, wrote promotional examinations three times, passed three times, and suffered denial from correctional authorities three times, the Gazette learned from three sources, including a senior colleague, knowledgeable about the incident. “He decided to end the nightmare by taking his own life,” one of his senior colleagues told the Gazette under anonymity for…

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Buhari Approves N10bn For Census Preparations

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The President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion to the National Population Commission for the continuation of the Enumeration Area Demarcation in the remaining 546 Local Government Areas of the country. He also approved an additional N4.5 billion to be included in the 2021 Budget for completion of the exercise as part of the preparations for the next census. This was disclosed by acting Chairman of the National Population Commission, Eyitayo Oyetunji during a press conference in Abuja. “I am however pleased to announce that His Excellency,…

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Over 12,000 Projects Abandoned Across The Region- NDDC

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, disclosed that over 12,000 projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), have been abandoned across the nine states that make up the region.

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, disclosed that over 12,000 projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), have been abandoned across the nine states that make up the region. Senator Akpabio, who made the revelation while inaugurating the Security Committee for the field forensic auditor of NDDC in Abuja, said Rivers and Delta states have the highest records of abandoned projects in the region. The former governor of Akwa Ibom State also revealed that NDDC was operating 311 accounts in different banks, before the advent of…

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