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Group wants sex offenders’ register made public

The West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (Waansa) Nigeria, has called on the federal government and relevant authorities to make public the Sex Offenders’ Register to serve as a deterrent to potential offenders.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria are parents, teachers, caregivers

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has identified parents, teachers, caregivers as well as neighbours as major perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria.
Prof. Adeolu Akande, Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for a linkage between education and religion to speed up Nigeria’s quest for national development.

Link religion, education for national development – NCC chief

Prof. Adeolu Akande, Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for a linkage between education and religion to speed up Nigeria’s quest for national development.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger government denies report on three commissioners contracted virus

The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG) and Chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19, Ahmed Matane, has denied a report attributed to him that three commissioners have tested positive to Coronavirus.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Lagos may impose new lockdown, other coronavirus measures – official

The statement quoted the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, as saying that many countries around the world have found it necessary to impose a second lockdown and restriction of movements, which have significant socio-economic and security consequences.

#EndSARS: FRSC decries incessant attack on personnel, operational tools

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decried incessant attacks on its personnel and operational tools due to the ENDSARS protest ongoing in the country.
Adegboyega Oyetola

#EndSARS: Osun government says curfew still in force

The Osun State Government says the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, to rid the streets and communities of violence, prevent loss of lives and property, is still in force.

#EndSARS: The generation that said ‘Enough’

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.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.

Cleric cautions Nigerians on dangers of unforgiveness

A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ferdinand, has advised Nigerians to cultivate the spirit of forgiveness as it is the only way to make heaven.

PDP restrategising to reclaim Kogi – zonal chair

Following its loss in the last year Governorship and Kogi West rerun senatorial election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state says it is re-strategizing for the polls ahead, starting from the scheduled December 12, council elections in the state.

UN condemns use of schools as isolation centres, IDP camps, military bases

The United Nations has condemned the repurposing of schools for use as markets, military bases, isolation centres and camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, saying schools must remain safe places free of conflict and violence.
YIAGA Africa

Edo election: YIAGA Africa alerts security agencies on 13 violence flash points

YIAGA Africa, a civil society organisation, has alerted security agencies of 13 flash points in Local Government Areas (LGA) where possible violence needs to be checked in the Sept. 19 governorship elections in Edo.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria confirms 125 new virus cases, total infections now 54,588

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 125 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 54,588.
6. Nigeria will soon have the immigrant visa ban imposed on her by the United States overturned, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari: Terrorists may shift radicalisation online

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, expressed fears that with the movement of activities to the cyberspace as a result of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, terrorist groups may begin to radicalise citizens online.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Policeman drags hospital, five doctors to court over baby’s death in Ebonyi

A Police Sergeant, Sabastine Alumona, has dragged the management of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, to court over the death of his six-month-old daughter, Rosemary Osinachi Alumona, alleging that she died due to the negligence of the medical team that attended to her, while on admission in the hospital.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Akinwumi Adesina: Nigeria doubles voting rights ahead of AfDB election

Nigeria has boosted its voting powers ahead of the African Development Bank election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Recruitment: Ekiti police command announces dates for screening

The Ekiti State commissioner of police, Tunde Mobayo, has announced the dates for physical and credential screening of people of the state, particularly indigenes for constable cadre into the Nigeria Police Force.

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FCTA spent N29 billion on coronavirus during lockdown – minister

The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

Only good governance will silence social media criticism – NCC chair

The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

INEC expresses readiness for saturday bye-elections in 11 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.

APC sets agenda for reappointed INEC chairman, tasks him on fairness

Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.

Experts identify free zones as key route for economic recovery

As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.