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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.
Leaders of the Yoruba and Igbo socio-cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, respectively have commiserated with families who lost loved ones in the Tuesday shootings in Lekki, Lagos and called on perpetrators of violent acts to stop forthwith.
The Senate Public Accounts Committee has queried the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA) over N220 million unexecuted contracts.
A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, quoted the governor as warning those circulating the videos to stop, noting that the videos could trigger another crisis in the state.
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.
Juventus have ‘precautionarily decided to temporarily suspend the activity of the youth sector’ following some cases of Covid-19 among their academy players.
Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West in the National Assembly, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has described the violent twist to the #EndSARS protests as a wake up call to Nigerian leaders, expressing concern that Nigeria’s huge population of out-of-school children is another time-bomb waiting to explode in the future.
The Emir of Keffi, Nasarawa State, Dr Shehu Yamusa III, has admonished the youth in Keffi not to participate in the planned #EndSARS Protest in the state.
A warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were stored in the Bukuru community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State was on Saturday looted by hoodlums.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released its framework for the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).