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Some hoodlums, mostly youths, on Saturday besieged Magboro Communities in Ogun in search of warehouses that might be storing COVID-19 palliatives.
The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
Eight persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Supreme Head, Cherubim & Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, His Most Eminence, Prophet Dr. Solomon Adegboyega Alao, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the hike in electricity tariff just as he condemned the timing the government increased the price of petrol.
One person died, while four others sustained injuries on Thursday in an accident involving two trucks at Ayetoro, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it will soon begin to clamp down on institutions awarding illegal degrees in the country.
Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.
The Senate committee on finance has invited the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, over the funding status of three federal government legacy road projects estimated to cost N2.7 trillion.
Ogun state police on Sunday paraded five teenage suspected armed robbers operating on Lagos-Ibadan highway.
The Federal Government, on Saturday, partially closed the Third Mainland Bridge, Nigeria’s busiest bridge, for rehabilitation works after site inspections for traffic architecture assessments.
Two fuel tankers have collided on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and causing heavy gridlock and unwanted delay for commuters on Friday morning.
Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.
Four followers of Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the founder of the One Love Family sect, were injured as suspected land grabbers invaded his community on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.
Following widespread looting and arson by suspected hoodlums, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered police commanders to immediately stop the descent to anarchy across the country.
Two persons, Ahmed Ibrahim, 58, and Saheed Makinde, 42, have been arrested with three guns that were found in their Toyota Corolla CE car on Saturday morning.
Liverpool will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they host Sheffield United on Saturday night.
The South-East Caucus of the House of Representatives has bemoaned the impression in some quarters that the protest has been hijacked by some ethnic nationalists.
Four days after soldiers shot at peaceful protesters in Lekki, Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the victims of the incident need to answer some questions.
The #EndSARS protesters had over the past weeks been agitating the scrapping and the extrajudicial killings by the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. It took place mostly in the Southern parts of the country.
Hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality to perpetrate mayhem in the state. The miscreant had attacked a prison in the state, freeing inmates. Several police stations, business premises as well as public and private properties have been looted and torched this week.
Residents of Ilorin Saturday morning raided a Shoprite store in the Kwara capital, barely hours after security forces killed at least six residents at a warehouse holding a large chunk of COVID-19 palliatives outside the metropolis yesterday afternoon.
A man has been shot dead in Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State, allegedly by a police officer in the state.
Present at the occasion were President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who was represented by the Chairman of Chairmen of the NFF Congress Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau; NFF Executive Committee Members, Ahmed Yusuf ‘Fresh’, Ganiyu Majekodunmi and Emmanuel Ibah, as well as the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, Director of Competitions Bola Oyeyode and other members of NFF management.