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Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Panel tasks Kwara government to publish local councils expenditure, revenue

A panel of inquiry set up to probe the accounts of the 16 local government areas in Kwara State has recommended that the government should ensure monthly publication of wage bill, revenue, and expenditure at the state and local government levels.

DSS official killed by ‘arms dealers’ in Plateau

According to an official of the service who does not want to be quoted, the service received intelligence information about some arms dealers who supply violent groups with firearms to cause mayhem in the state.
Security agents comprising police, the State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have stopped a protest against the increase in the prices of fuel, electricity and value-added tax in the country.

Security agencies disrupt fuel hike protest in Kano

Security agents comprising police, the State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have stopped a protest against the increase in the prices of fuel, electricity and value-added tax in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.

Group condemns Obadiah Mailafia on hate speech, religious intolerance

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria has condemned the statements credited to Dr. Obadiah Mailafia saying that the Grand-Commander of Boko-Haram insurgency in Nigeria is a serving Governor in the Northern part of Nigeria, warning that incessant hate speeches bothering on falsehood, ethnic and religious intolerance across the country would not help the country to move forward.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor appoints monarchs, security chiefs to kick-start community policing

Ebonyi State governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday appointed monarchs and heads of security agencies to plan for the take-off of community policing in the state.

Nigerian youths demand role in anti-terror war

Nigerian youths have called on the Federal Government and Security Chiefs to ‘robustly’ engage the youths in the fight against terrorism, banditry and other escalating criminality across the country.

#RevolutionNow: Protesters arrested in Abeokuta released

The five activists arrested in connection with the #RevolutionNow protests in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been released.

#RevolutionNow: DSS operatives arrest five protesters in Abeokuta

About five persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the #RevolutionNow protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, service chiefs, others meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Nigeria’s security chiefs as the security situation worsens across the country.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to sue Mexican oil firm over ‘stolen 48 million barrels of crude’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is taking legal action against a Mexican international oil firm which it accused of being a crime syndicate, SAMANO SA DE CV, and its officials over attempts to swindle the Nigerian government of over $125 million.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Police arrest 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, others

The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns harassment of journalist by minister, detention of another in Akwa-Ibom

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest of the journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi on the orders of the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, over a poem read during a radio programme the minister considers critical of him.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo governor appoints retired general as Amotekun chairman

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired general Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
A former director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Major General Edet Akpan (rtd), is dead.

Former NYSC chief General Edet Akpan passes on

A former director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Major General Edet Akpan (rtd), is dead.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara records five new coronavirus cases

As of Thursday, the state had a total of 21 confirmed cases, out of which 13 are active and the remaining eight have recovered and have been discharged.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Six Togolese nationals test positive in Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said six of the 10 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the state in the past two days are Togolese nationals.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lockdown unrest: Lagos orders total clampdown on hoodlums, those flouting directive

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday ordered a joint security patrol to deal with miscreants and armed gangs attacking innocent citizens.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
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.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.