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Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were revealed on recently.
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.
African Risk Capacity (ARC), and the government of Lesotho, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to scale up national disaster risk management.
Residents have expressed panic over a renewed clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths at Fagba, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State.
Former Nigeria U-23 international Umar Sadiq has opened his goal-scoring account with his Spanish Segunda (second division) team UD Almeria.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South, has urged Ministers, heads of Departments and Agencies, MDAs to ensure effective and efficient monitoring of President Muhammadu Buhari’s poverty reduction measures that were promised protesters against the notorious Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance.