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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.
The Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called for an investigation into the attack on journalists during the Edo governorship election.

Edo election: Coalition asks authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called for an investigation into the attack on journalists during the Edo governorship election.
New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.

Lagos explosion: BBC Africa Eye uncovers new evidence contradicting official position

New evidence obtained by BBC Africa Eye contradicts the official explanation for the cause of an explosion which killed 23 people and destroyed a girls boarding school in Lagos, Nigeria.
Five houses and 49 shops were gutted by fire in a tanker explosion that occurred at Lambata town in Gawu Babangida Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday night.

Five houses, 49 shops razed in Niger tanker explosion

Five houses and 49 shops were gutted by fire in a tanker explosion that occurred at Lambata town in Gawu Babangida Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday night.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole: Auto accident an assassination attempt on my life

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said the auto accident on Tuesday which claimed the lives of two policemen is a clear case of assassination attempt on his life.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, soldiers clash with ‘cult members’ in Akwa Ibom

It was gathered trouble started when policemen tried to disperse of group of young men in uniform who had gathered for a burial ceremony at Use Offot community in Uyo.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Onitsha

A hit-and-run driver on Wednesday, killed a woman who was crossing the expressway at Okpoko Junction Onitsha, on Onitsha-Awka Expressway.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Katsina youths protest insecurity, block highway

Some angry youths from Turare, Marke and Dogon Ruwa villages in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of Katsina State early Thursday morning blocked Dutsin-ma – Kankara highway, in protest against banditry in their communities.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Man falls off vehicle, dies in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said one person died in an accident involving two vehicles near Golden Tulip Hotels junction, Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two robbery suspects killed in Yenagoa

The police anti-robbery squad in Bayelsa State has killed two suspected armed robbers in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

21 missing in Benue boat accident

The statement read in part, “On July 5, 2020, around 2.30pm, information was received that 23 members of the ECAN Church, Ijaha, Makurdi Local Government Area, boarded a boat to attend a conference across the River Benue.”

Truck attacked by ‘revenue touts’ crashes into church’s fence in Abia

A truck on Thursday crashed into a church fence at Azikiwe Road, Umuahia, in Abia State as a revenue taskforce team struggled for control of the vehicle with the driver.

Two polytechnic workers electrocuted in Ekiti

Tears flow freely on Tuesday when two workers of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, were electrocuted while working on defective borehole on campus.

Another Kano university professor dies

A professor of mass communication at the Bayero University, Kano, Balarabe Maikaba, has reportedly died on Sunday.
Dr. Agbeyome Kodjo, the man believed to have won February’s Presidential election in Togo but said to been declared the loser has again been arrested.

Togolese military detains Agbeyome Kodjo again

Dr. Agbeyome Kodjo, the man believed to have won February’s Presidential election in Togo but said to been declared the loser has again been arrested.

Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
Police force ferry passengers to lie down after firing tear gas and detaining them in Mombasa, Kenya [The Associated Press]

Kenyan police using ‘excessive force’ during virus curfew

Human rights groups have condemned the "unnecessary and excessive use of force" by Kenyan police as the country imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew amid efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Security and emergency personnel at the scene of Abule Ado explosion in Lagos on Sunday said they were yet to ascertain what caused the explosion which claimed one life and destroyed hundreds of property.

Cause of Lagos explosion not yet known – security personnel

Security and emergency personnel at the scene of Abule Ado explosion in Lagos on Sunday said they were yet to ascertain what caused the explosion which claimed one life and destroyed hundreds of property.

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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

#EndSARS: President Buhari will take action in few hours – NSA

After about fourteen days of continuous protest in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly set to take action.

#EndSARS: NUJ calls for compensation for media houses, journalists attacked

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) South West, has called for adequate compensation for journalists and media houses affected by the attacks carried out recently by suspected hoodlums in the region.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

#EndSARS: Plateau governor relaxes curfew imposed on Jos South, Jos North

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has relaxed the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on Jos South and Jos North local government areas with effect from Oct. 23.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Imo: Police begins total enforcement of curfew

The State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, made this known to newsmen in Owerri.
Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs made the call at the formal inaugural ceremony of eight members of the Governing Board of the NNMA on Friday in Abuja.

Minister urges youths not lose hope over Nigeria

Sen. George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has urged the youth not to lose hope over Nigeria as no country in the world is immune to challenges.