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#EndSARS: Don’t turn protest to Igbo affairs – South East governors

The Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has warned that the EndSARS protest must not be labelled as Igbo affairs.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Eight farmers killed, 30 missing in Borno

No fewer than eight farmers have been killed when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked them on their farmlands at the outskirts of Maiduguri in Konduga Local Government Area of the state, sources said.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Tinubu: I have no reason to order shooting of protesters

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally opened up on last Tuesday’s shooting at protesters in Lekki Lagos, saying he had no reason to have ordered the shooting.
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.

#EndSARS: APC, PDP, SARS offices burnt in Akure

The office of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) along Oda road in Akure and the secretariats of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been set ablaze.
Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist- Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?

Femi Fani-Kayode demands N6 billion, apology from Daily Trust over article

In the article, which was published in the newspaper, the writer lambasted Fani-Kayode for his conduct during a press conference in which he described a Daily Trust reporter in Calabar, Eyo Charles, as ‘stupid’ after the journalist asked who was “bankrolling” his current tour of southern states.
Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist- Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?

Oyo NUJ boycotts Femi Fani-Kayode’s press conference

Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo state chapter, has asked its members to boycott a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s press conference in the state.
Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist- Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?

Group to honour Daily Trust reporter assaulted by Femi Fani-Kayode

A nongovernment group Sha’aya’u Sarkin-Fawa Foundation in Zamfara state is set to give an award of ‘Resilient Journalist’ to Eyo Charles, the Daily Trust journalist assaulted by former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode in Calabar.

Akwa Ibom NUJ boycotts coverage of activities of ex-minister Femi Fani-Kayode

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom Council, has boycotted coverage of activities of former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, who is in the state to monitor projects executed by the state government.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB blacklists five Nigerian firms over diversion, others

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has debarred five Nigerian firms for diverting funds to other uses, among others.
Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist- Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?

NGO: Femi Fani Kayode should explain how his project tours are funded

Former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode’s outburst against Daily Trust Newspapers reporter has not addressed the fundamental question raised by the journalist: Who funds the trip of Fani Kayode into the states he recently visited?
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2).

We’ll hold you responsible if anything happen to our reporter – Daily Trust tells...

The management of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust, has condemned the verbal attack on its reporter, Eyo Charles, by the former minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2).

Femi Fani-Kayode apologises for calling journalist ‘stupid’

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologised for referring to a journalist, Eyo Charles, as “stupid”.

IPC condemns Femi Fani-Kayode’s assault on journalist

The journalist, Eyo Charles, who reports for the Daily Trust Newspaper, was seen in a video posted by The Cable, an online newspaper, asking the former Minister at a press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Nigeria, if he was funded to embark on a tour of projects in the state to which he responded with verbal attacks.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Journalist assaulted by Femi Fani-Kayode regrets apology

Eyo Charles, the journalist in a viral video that has emerged of him being verbally assaulted by former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode, says he regrets apologizing that his question annoyed the former minister.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Security experts fault Benue governor’s call for AK47 license

A security expert Ben Okezie has said the call by the Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom that licenses should be issued to citizens to possess AK47 riffles is uncalled for.

Troops arrest killer of Benue monarch

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Thursday, reportedly arrested the killer of a Benue State traditional ruler, Chief Awua Alabar.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor survives Boko Haram ambush

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday escaped ambush by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members. One of the aides of the governor confirmed this to newsmen. The aide said the governor’s convoy was...

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The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, has urged youths to refrain from all acts of violence and give peace a chance for the socio-economic development of Nigeria.

#EndSARS: Minister visits Oyo governor over youth unrest

Dare, who made the appeal on Monday in Ibadan after a closed door meeting with Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, implored the youths to take advantage of the various social welfare and empowerment schemes created by the Federal Government.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Governor Bello: Protest, looting of palliatives about 2023

“I did say when COVID-19 came into this country that a few people are going to profiteer and that is what has happened. And I am saying it again that a few individuals are setting certain agenda for 2023. Now, from #EndSARS to hoodlums stealing CACOVID to various youths or people saying IPOB and statements. Various groups are making statements,” he said.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 120 ‘hoodlums’ over looting in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested 120 suspected hoodlums who disguised as #ENDSARS protesters and looted items from government and private warehouses on Sunday.
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Pep Guardiola addresses Kun Aguero’s contract situation at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has addressed Sergio Aguero's contract situation at Manchester City, while admitting the Blues "miss him a lot" when he's not fit to play.
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Abdu Maikaba confident of leading Plateau United’s continental campaign

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that he is confident of leading first-team affairs for the Nigeria Professional Football League 2019/20 champion when the team gets her continental campaign underway.