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Prince Oyinlola urges Ogbeni Aregbesola not to disturb Governor Oyetola

A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has called on the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, not to trouble Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, since he never troubled him as governor.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

#EndSARS: IGP promotes 16 police officers killed by hoodlums during protest, others

Toward boosting the morale of Police Officers across the country, owing to the heavy damages inflicted on the Police both in the killing of over 22 officers, injuries to many others and destruction of Police Stations, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has endorsed the promotion of 82, 779 junior rank and file officers.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Nigeria petitions CNN over #EndSARS report

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday petitioned the Cable News Network (CNN), demanding “an immediate and exhaustive investigation into its report on the Lekki Toll Gate incident.

MAN, LCCI others blame recession on coronavirus, #EndSARS crisis

Nigeria has formally entered its second economic recession in five years as the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global crude oil prices and restrictions imposed to curb the virus caused the nation’s economy to contract for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.

Recession: The worse may be possibly over – Lagos chamber

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
A protester holds a Nigerian flag as youths continue their #ENDSARS protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, October 19, 2020. The protesters are calling for the scrapping of police unit, known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the squads incessant harassment, brutality and killing of innocent Nigerians. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi (Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

#EndSARS: Nigerian government impressed with security agencies’ conduct during protests

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this during a televised press conference in Abuja on Thursday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government warns against harassment of security operatives

Nigerian government has warned against continued harassment and vilification of security operatives over their roles in helping to stop the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Minister: 57 civilians, 37 policemen, six soldiers killed during #EndSARS crisis

The Federal Government says 57 civilians, 37 policemen, and six Soldiers were killed all over the country during the #EndSARS crisis.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government insists on regulation of social media

In addition, the Minister noted that pictures of persons, including some celebrities, who were supposedly killed at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers, were circulated widely on the social media, only for those persons to refute such claims or for the discerning to disprove such posts.

Nigerian TV stations pay fines over fake news

The Federal Government says the sanctions imposed on some broadcast media stations in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests were justified and that the affected stations already paid their fines.
The Federal Government says DJ Switch (real name, Obianuju Udeh) is “a fraud and a front for divisive and destructive forces’’ that will be exposed in the fullness of time.

#EndSARS: DJ Switch a front for divisive forces – minister

The Federal Government says DJ Switch (real name, Obianuju Udeh) is “a fraud and a front for divisive and destructive forces’’ that will be exposed in the fullness of time.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, made the appeal at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news briefing on Thursday in Abuja.

#EndSARS: No massacre in Lekki – Nigerian government

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed, who made the government’s positions known at a briefing in Abuja, said the government was satisfied with the conduct of the military and security agencies during the #EndSARS protest.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

South South governors meeting in Port Harcourt

South-South Governors are meeting behind closed doors in Rivers Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
The management of LG Showroom Service Centre has lamented their losses after the looting and vandalisation of their goods and other valuables at its showroom along Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom State during the #EndSARS violence that erupted in the state a few weeks ago.

How hoodlums stripped, pillaged LG showroom in Uyo

The management of LG Showroom Service Centre has lamented their losses after the looting and vandalisation of their goods and other valuables at its showroom along Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom State during the #EndSARS violence that erupted in the state a few weeks ago.

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Blasphemy: Kano court hears appeal against death sentence

The Kano State High Court on Thursday commenced hearing into the appeal against the death sentence passed on Aminu Yahaya Sharif by a Shari’ah court sitting in Filin Hockey area of the state.
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Fans of Premier League clubs in London and Liverpool can attend games when a monthlong national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 is lifted on December 2, after the two cities were among those classified on Thursday as falling into high-alert regions.

UK football fans to return to some stadiums when lockdown lifts

Fans of Premier League clubs in London and Liverpool can attend games when a monthlong national lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 is lifted on December 2, after the two cities were among those classified on Thursday as falling into high-alert regions.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari: Nigeria has 200m poor people

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday admitted that Nigeria has 200 million poor people and asked the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider this when sharing production cuts.

Job creation best approach to curb crime – group

A group, Forum of Plateau Mothers, has advised the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, to churn out programmes that can engage youths in entrepreneurship, stressing that it remains the only means to keep them away from crime.