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Independence Day Celebration
As the world rounds off activities to mark the 2020 International Day of Older Persoms, the Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja distributed 200 bags of rice and 200 pieces of wrapper to some senior citizens.
Thugs disrupted the Independence Day celebration at Ozubulu, the Ekwusigo Local Government Area headquarters in Anambra State, on Tuesday following alleged exclusion of a notable oil mogul’s name from the list of invited guests.
In the spirit of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of the country, Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has called for a change of orientation on the part of all Nigerians by ensuring they put national interests first and above all what he described as “egocentric concepts” that negates the progress of the country.
Diaspora Nigerians in the Americas running across four countries have urged the federal government to factor in their contributions in the improvement of the economic well being of the country.
As the nation gears up towards its 59th independence day anniversary celebrations on October Ist, various leaders have continued to bare their minds on the state of the nation, one of whom is His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto.
The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
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The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
The Police Command in Lagos State has confirmed that four police stations and the secretariat of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government have been burnt in the course of the #EndSars protests.
The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed for second reading the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
The management said contrary to insinuations, the CEO was not in Delta State as at the said time and he did not suffer any attack whatsoever.
The Abia State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the two major cities of Umuahia and Aba, following the alleged killing of a police officer (name withheld) in Aba on Monday night.
A man has been shot dead in Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State, allegedly by a police officer in the state.