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Joaquin Phoenix, who won an Oscar this year for his role in the film Joker, has reportedly welcomed his first child with fiancee Rooney Mara. They named the baby boy after Phoenix’s late brother, River, who died in 1993.
The South West Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the desecration of Oba of Lagos and other traditional rulers’ palaces as well as attacks on critical infrastructure and private investments in Lagos and other locations in the region.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents of the territory that palliatives in various stores across the territory are safe and secure, as security agents have been deployed to man the strategic reserves.
A foremost Igbo socio-cultural group, Association of Southeast Town Union (ASETU), has described the End SARS protests by Nigerian youths and its attendant loss of lives as akin to the 30-month Nigeria/Biafran civil war.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has refuted claims of being in custody of CACOVID palliatives in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Mr Adebutu Kessington, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, on his 85th birthday.
Amnesty International says at least 38 people, including 12 in the capital Lagos, were killed by the Nigerian army and police in a brutal crackdown on protesters Tuesday that drew international condemnation.
At least 11 people died in intercommunal clashes in an Ivory Coast port town this week as tensions rise before an October election with President Alassane Ouattara seeking a contested third term.
The Oyo State Government has said that the palliatives that were looted by hoodlums on Friday at a warehouse in the Akobo area of Ibadan, the state capital, did not belong to the state government.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Lagos State Government on Thursday released a list of about 20 ongoing criminal cases in courts against various erring police officers over brutality as well as a violation of fundamental human rights of residents.