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Chelsea set to step up Declan Rice pursuit in January

Chelsea are set to step up their pursuit of West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice in January, the Blues having been linked with the Hammers star throughout the previous window.

Residents loots virus palliatives in Yola

Mammoth crowd on Sunday trooped out to a warehouse located at Kwana-Waya, looting food items meant for COVID-19 palliatives.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

Looters raid Nigeria food warehouse as unrest spreads

Several thousand people ransacked and looted a government food warehouse in central Nigeria on Saturday in the latest in two weeks of unrest sweeping over Africa's most populous country.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums loot palliatives’ warehouse in Jos

Hoodlums in their large number on Saturday stormed the Plateau State warehouse in Bukuru, Jos South local government area and carted away assorted palliatives materials mostly food items.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

#EndSARS: Looted ‘food items’ poisonous – official

The Ekiti State government says some of the food items looted from government facilities are not fit for consumption and should not be mistaken for Covid-19 palliatives.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Police parade 10 ‘looters,’ recover stolen goods in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Friday evening paraded no fewer than ten suspected looters and arsonists who under the guise of the EndSARS protests broke into some government and private establishments in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday.
The police have mobilised to the Gudu Market following reports of the killing of an unnamed man in the market on Thursday.

#EndSARS: Gunshots as policemen prevent hoodlums from looting Abuja market

Traders at the UTC market, Area 10, Garki, Abuja and residents of the area are currently cowering in fear as security operatives battled hoodlums attempting to loot a warehouse in the vicinity.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

#EndSARS: Kwara governor imposes 24-hour curfew

In a broadcast by the governor, Abdulrazaq said “lives are being threatened. Businesses are being looted. Public properties have been targeted. This is unacceptable. It is not who we are.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Why we didn’t distributes looted virus palliatives – Osun committee

The Osun Food and Relief Committee on COVID-19 on Friday said the looted items at a warehouse in Ede town were not hoarded, but rather kept for flag-off of official distribution.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 23

Older Persons Day: Nigerian government distributes rice, wrappers to senior citizens

As the world rounds off activities to mark the 2020 International Day of Older Persoms, the Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja distributed 200 bags of rice and 200 pieces of wrapper to some senior citizens.
When contacted, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Okon Owuna, who said he was not in town, admitted that the workers were being owed.

Cross River rice farmers protest unpaid salaries

At least, 300 youths engaged as Rice farmers by the Cross River State Government protested on Monday over the non-payment of three months salaries.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA expects 19 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships, laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Sept. 23 to Oct. 3.

NBS: Prices of rice, egg, yam increased in August

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the prices of some selected food items increased in August.

NGO to empower 500,000 vulnerable Nigerians

Community Excellence and Development Initiative (CEDI), a non-governmental organisation, on Monday said it remained committed to empowering 500,000 vulnerable Nigerians amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
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 sends relief materials to victims of flood in Kebbi

In continuation of the distribution of palliatives to communities affected by the recent flood disaster across the country, First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari dispatched a team consisting of her Aides and officials of Future Assured to Kebbi State to deliver the relief materials and commiserate with the victims.
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Kebbi pledges agric input palliatives to flood victims

The Kebbi State Government has promised to provide agricultural inputs as palliatives to enable victims of recent flooding to recoup some of their losses.
The Wife of the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Tamunominini Makinde, has been described as a kind hearted person and always supportive of His Excellency’s motive and work.

Oyo governor’s wife pledges to empower widows, protect their rights

The Wife of the Oyo state governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says the state government remains determined to protect the rights of widows and also empower them to face challenges of life.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

AIG sues for collaboration in restoring peace, security

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone 5, AIG Sholla David, has sued for collaboration from residents in restoring peace and security in the zone.

NAPTIP vows to boost Nigeria’s image as UNODC appoints DG

The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah–Donli, has vowed to boost the image of Nigeria as United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) appointed her board of Trustees of UNODC’S victim of Trafficking Trust Fund.

ECOWAS seeks to name, shame countries flouting court’s rulings

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it plans to name and shame countries who have not regarded the decisions and rulings of the Community institutions.
Record-winning British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has joined a host of international superstars lending their voices to the #EndSARS campaign, which was started Nigerian youths to call for an end to police brutality

Lewis Hamilton lends voice to #EndSARS campaign

Record-winning British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has joined a host of international superstars lending their voices to the #EndSARS campaign, which was started Nigerian youths to call for an end to police brutality

John Ogu hits back at NFF official over #EndSARS comments

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has hit back at the unnamed NFF official who claimed he is no longer relevant in the National Team.