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#EndSARS: Economy loses N54 billion daily under curfew – bank

At the backdrop of the destructions of public and private properties and businesses in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, businesses have been counting their losses while economy experts have listed the immediate challenges the crises have thrown up against Nigeria’s struggling economy.
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.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor woos indigenes in diaspora back home with free land

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has wooed Kano indigenes in diaspora with free land to come back home to invest in the economy and also develop residential building where they will reunite with their families.
The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, discovered a hidden camera at the Lekki Toll Gate, Admiralty Circle, in Lagos.

Ex-Lagos governor discovers mystery camera at Lekki toll gate

The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, discovered a hidden camera at the Lekki Toll Gate, Admiralty Circle, in Lagos.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Lagos will need N1 trillion for reconstruction

Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Osun Speaker condemns looting, assures investors of safety

Mr Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, on Sunday condemned the widespread looting and vandalism of private and public property in the state by residents and hoodlums under the guise of EndSARS protest.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari summons Yobe stakeholders on peace building

In a bid to ensure peaceful Co-existence in Yobe State, President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned all stakeholders comprising of traditional rulers, religious leaders, politicians, youth and women groups, security agencies, business Community among others in Yobe State for a peace meeting on Sunday at the Banquet Hall, State House, Damaturu.

President Buhari salutes Kessington Adebutu at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Mr Adebutu Kessington, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, on his 85th birthday.
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums, miscreants wreaking havoc in disguise – group

A group, the North-South Progressive Movement (NOSOP), has expressed concern over the hijack of the ongoing protest across the country by some hoodlums and miscreants masquerading as protesters.
Members of the European Parliament were highly critical of EU countries offering citizenship through investment programmes following revelations by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that showed criminals could possibly buy Cypriot passports.

EU Parliament highly critical of golden passport schemes

Members of the European Parliament were highly critical of EU countries offering citizenship through investment programmes following revelations by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that showed criminals could possibly buy Cypriot passports.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

#EndSARS: Nigerian stock market investors lose N113.1 billion

The Nigerian stock market could not sustain the bullish performance recorded earlier in the week as the market, Wednesday, plunged by 0.75 per cent following the curfew announced by the Lagos State as a result of the protest by Nigerian youths against police brutality, tagged #EndSARS.
Google is creating a website for people to screen their health and help them find testing sites at Target, Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart locations

Google, UNWTO partner to boost tourism in Nigeria, others

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Google on Wednesday hosted the first UNWTO & Google Tourism Acceleration Program which focused on insights from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
Hector Bellerin in his Arsenal suit in August (Stuart MacFarlane-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Barcelona keen on loan move for Arsenal defender

Barcelona chiefs are keen to table a loan offer to sign Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin this summer due to lack of funds at the Camp Nou, reports Marca.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

NEPZA, Ekiti seal agric zone deal

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), in partnership with Ekiti State, is set to establish a Knowledge-based and Agricultural Special Economic Zone in the state.

Oil marketers list gains of fuel deregulation to Nigerians

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says the deregulation of the sale of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, will be beneficial to Nigeria and Nigerians in the long run.
The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has called for adoption of a value-driven national orientation with emphasis on non-oil diversification to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

NACC seeks urgent diversification into non-oil sector

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has called for adoption of a value-driven national orientation with emphasis on non-oil diversification to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

NCDMB: Nigeria saves $2 billion on LNG Train 7 through local content development

Nigeria has saved $2 billion on Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project through the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act implementation.

Nigerian government to convert flared gas to affordable electricity – minister

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday, disclosed that the Federal Government is currently working with critical stakeholders in the oil and gas industry to convert the massive amount of gas being flared in the country to electricity for Nigerians at a cheaper rate.

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The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

Looting: I forgive my accusers – minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, says she has forgiven those who accused her of hiding COVID-19 palliatives meant for the poor.
Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.

Police arrest suspects over looting, arson and vandalisation across Nigeria

Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

LASEMA commences clean-up of Lagos in support of LAWMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.