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End Sars Protesters gather to barricade the Lagos - Ibadan expressway, the oldest highway and major link to all parts of the country. Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola-NurPhoto via Getty Images

CSO: Second wave of #EndSARS protest‘ll ground Nigeria

A Civil Society Organisation, Citizen Action for Good Governance (CAGG), has raised the alarm over planned resuscitation of the #EndSARS protest, warning that the country may not survive the civil unrest, following the loss of lives, destruction of public and private property that greeted the previous exercise.
Ifeanyi Okowa

Delta government sues for peace as police returns to work

Delta State Government has appealed to youths to give peace a chance, as police return to duty in the state.
President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to take over from President Donald Trump, but his transition team isn’t getting the level of cybersecurity support usually provided by outgoing administrations, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Joe Biden urges Americans to be safe during holiday, fight coronavirus pandemic

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday pleaded with Americans to take steps to remain safe as COVID-19 cases surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday and pledged again to make combating the pandemic a top priority when he takes office in January.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: We will shock Nigeria’s political space with massive, unprecedented defections

The National Leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the party will soon shock Nigeria’s political space with what it described as the massive and unprecedented defections ever witnessed in the political history of Nigeria as a country.

Capital market operators oppose Nigerian government’s proposed unclaimed dividend fund

The proposed plan by the Federal Government to manage unclaimed dividends, projected to hit N200bn by the end of this year, has drawn the ire of capital market operators on the adverse effects on investor confidence and future growth of the market.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi’s defection to APC will enhance national unity – commissioner

Chief Oluchukwu Ezeali, Commissioner for Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Ebonyi, has said that Governor David Umahi’s defection to the All Progressive Congress would enhance national unity.

PDP: There can’t be credible election without improvement of electoral laws

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said elections in Nigeria are not going to be credible until there are improvements in the country’s electoral laws.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

House of Reps summons CBN, NNPC chiefs over non-remittance of oil revenue

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, over alleged non-remittance of N3.24tn revenue that accrued from sales of crude oil in 2014.

Ekiti monarch threatens to curse people placing fetish objects on economic projects

The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adejimi Adu, on Sunday condemned the practice of some of his subjects who go about placing fetish objects on economic projects embarked upon by well-meaning indigenes to scare them away from the town

EndSARS protest showed Nigeria requires genuine restructuring – SAN

A legal Icon, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), has said the EndSARS protests was an indication that the nation, needs a genuine restructuring.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Governor Yahaya: Gombe uncovered N1.48 billion, 265 hidden accounts

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state says his administration has uncovered N1.48 billion from 586 undisclosed accounts, while 265 hidden accounts linked to the previous administration were also uncovered.

2023: Senator Akpanudoedehe denies saying he is APC Akwa Ibom governorship candidate

Sen. James Akpanudoedehe, Secretary, All Progressives Congress Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has denied media reports credited to him, saying he was the APC 2023 governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom.
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has commended the people of the state for their cooperation and support in the national effort against the COVID 19 pandemic in the state.

NEC will decide APC caretaker panel’s tenure – committee

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has told party members accusing him of planning to extend the committee’s tenure, that none of the committee members was a job seeker.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly summons Senator Amosun’s ex-aide over ‘audit infractions’

The Ogun State House of Assembly has again summoned an aide to former governor Ibikunle Amosun, Jide Odusolu, over alleged 25 infractions.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC: Federal government, states owe N154 billion in taxes

The Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, on Tuesday, disclosed that the federal government, its ministries and agencies, and states were owing taxes, to the tune of over N154billion.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC begins review of remuneration of public, political officer holders

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has commenced review of remuneration packages of political and public officers.

NBC accuses sanctioned media outlets of irresponsibility

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, yesterday, insisted that the three broadcast stations recently sanctioned acted irresponsibly in their coverage of the ENDSARS protests and said is not going back on the sanctions.

Ex-President Jonathan: JP Clark used his works as tool for nation building

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has described the renowned poet and playwright, Professor John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo who died on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, as a Nigerian who used his literary works as a tool for nation building and national reconciliation.

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Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State.

Aisha Buhari calls for investment in women development

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on government at all levels to give priority attention to women, especially in the areas of sports, swimming, as well as rural empowerment.

Senator Kalu flags of road projects in Abia North

The ambience of Arochukwu community Local Government Area located in Abia North of Abia State adorned a merrily look on Saturday as the Chief Whip of the Senate ,Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 2km road in the local government.
Newcastle United have returned two more positive Covid-19 tests over the weekend, taking the total number in the last week at the club to six.

Newcastle United’s coronavirus cases rise to six

Newcastle United have returned two more positive Covid-19 tests over the weekend, taking the total number in the last week at the club to six.
Protestors march in support of public health services amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Madrid, Spain, November 29, 2020. REUTERS-Javier Barbancho

Spain’s health workers protest against health service cuts

Dancing and banging drums in the street, doctors and nurses protested in Madrid on Sunday against cuts which they say have left them struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mrs Monica Ugwuanyi’s Ugo-Touch of Life Foundation (U-TOLF) that donated to the ENS–PHCDA large quantities of multivitamins, de-worming drugs, other drugs and medical consumables for the ongoing programmes.

Enugu traditional rulers charged on mobilising subjects for free healthcare services

Enugu State Government has charged traditional rulers on the need to mobilise their subjects to visit Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) to access free and comprehensive healthcare services.