• Listen to #ENDSARS protesters, Creative Industry Group tells govt

    Listen to #ENDSARS protesters, Creative Industry Group tells govt
    My son was a victim of SARS — LeaderLagos (NAN) – The Creative Industry Group (CIG) has appealed to relevant authorities to respond to Nigerians clamouring for an end to the excesses in some of the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
    Mr. Felix Duke, the President of CIG, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos said such response would go a long way to calm the ongoing protests in the country.
    NAN reports that SARS was a unit of the Nigeria Poli
  • Sweden bans China’s Huawei, ZTE from 5G network

    Sweden bans China’s Huawei, ZTE from 5G network
    Sweden has banned Chinese telecoms groups Huawei and ZTE from its 5G network for security reasons, the Swedish telecoms regulator said on Tuesday.
    The ban is in line with new legislation that entered into force in January 2020, following an examination by the Swedish armed forces and security service “to ensure that the use of radio equipment in these bands does not cause harm to Sweden’s security,” the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority said in a statement.
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  • 22years after, Research Council remembers victims of Jesse Fire Disaster

    22years after, Research Council remembers victims of Jesse Fire Disaster
    Perez Brisibe
    Twenty-Two years after the Jesse pipeline explosion claimed the lives of over a thousand persons in Jesse, Ethiope West local government area of Delta State, the Achoja Research Council has held a symposium to proffer ways to avoid future reoccurrences of such incidents.
    The event which was hosted by the executive assistant to the Delta State Governor on Niger Delta Affairs, Prof Godini Darah, and co-chaired by the vice-chancellor of Western Delta University, Oghara, Prof Christia
  • #EndPoliceBrutality: ActionAid calls on Buhari to address nation

    #EndPoliceBrutality: ActionAid calls on Buhari to address nation
    Says swift action needed before situation slips into anarchyBy Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
    An international Civil Society Organisation, CSO, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Tuesday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to address the nation in order to give clear-cut responses to the demands of EndSARS and EndSWAT protesters.
    This was contained in a statement signed by the Country Director, AAN, Ene Obi, where the organization cautioned that without swift action the protest may slip into anarchy.
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  • UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu imposes 24 hours curfew in Lagos

    UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu imposes 24 hours curfew in Lagos
    Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lapos State.
    By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Idowu Bankole
    Following the violent trend of #EndSARS protests, Governor Babaji  Sanwo-Olu has imposed 24 hours curfew in Lagos state.
    Governor Sanwo-Olu made this known on Tuesday, through his social media handle.
    Sanwo-Olu says the peaceful protest has slid into a monster that is threatening social lives of Lagosians. The governor lamented that criminal elements are hiding behind the peaceful protest to unleash terror on
  • Edo govt’s 24-hour curfew subsists till further notice

    Edo govt’s 24-hour curfew subsists till further notice
    The Edo State Government has said that the 24-hour (round-the-clock) curfew imposed in the state on October 19, 2020, subsists and is active till further notice.
    As such, everyone is expected to remain indoors.
    Security agencies have been deployed to the streets to ensure full compliance and anyone found contravening the directive will be dealt with according to the law.
    ALSO READ: VIDEO: Prison break in Edo, inmates freed
    Parents and guardians are urged to restrain their children, youths
  • #EndSARS: Epe youths stop traditional ruler from accessing road (VIDEO)

    #EndSARS: Epe youths stop traditional ruler from accessing road (VIDEO)
    #EndSARS: Epe youths stop traditional ruler from accessing road
     
    Also read: Build independent power supply, rail system across southwest, Adams urges govs
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  • Governor Sanwo-Olu imposes 24-hour curfew in Lagos as hoodlums hijack #EndSARS protests

    Governor Sanwo-Olu imposes 24-hour curfew in Lagos as hoodlums hijack #EndSARS protests
    <p class="">No one is allowed on the streets during the curfew, save for essential workers and first responders. </p><h1>Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and most populous city, as protests against police brutality turn violent.</h1><p class="">Three <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/endsars-police-stations-burnt-in-lagos/ttl936k" id="52e5934c
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  • #EndSARS: It’s no longer business as usual — WIC

    #EndSARS: It’s no longer business as usual — WIC
    By Dennis Agbo
    The World Igbo Congress, WIC, has said that the significance of the ongoing protests across Nigeria is an indication that there is no more business as usual in the country.
    WIC expressed solidarity to Nigerians for demonstrating against the wrongful killings of Nigerian youths by members of SARS, noting that the protests are indications that power truly belongs to the electorate and not the elected.
    READ ALSO: Enugu Killings: WIC demands travel ban on govt officials
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  • Breaking: Sanwo-Olu imposes 24 hours curfew in Lagos

    Breaking: Sanwo-Olu imposes 24 hours curfew in Lagos
    By Olasunkanmi Akoni
    Following the violent trend of #EndSARS protests, Governor Babaji  Sanwo-Olu has imposed 24 hours curfew in Lagos state.
     
     
     
    Details later…
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  • Thugs burn down police stations in Lagos as #EndSARS protests are hijacked by hoodlums

    Thugs burn down police stations in Lagos as #EndSARS protests are hijacked by hoodlums
    <p class="">About three police stations have been burnt in Lagos.</p><h1>A band of thugs have razed three police posts in the Orile-Iganmu suburb of Lagos, to the ground.</h1><p class="">The<strong> Pako</strong> police station in Amukoko and the <strong>Orile</strong> police station were the facilities torched by miscreants.</p><p class="">Latest reports say the<strong> Layeni</strong> po
  • BREAKING: Major flashpoints as hoodlums attack passersby in these routes

    BREAKING: Major flashpoints as hoodlums attack passersby in these routes
    Reporst reaching says, Ketu Alapere, Mile 12 and Ojota, Orile- Iganmu, Oshodi, Isheri-Idimu are very HOT spots right now.
    According to the information, thugs are attacking people and destroying cars.
    Please avoid these areas for now until it’s safe.
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  • BREAKING: Flashpoints where hoodlums are attacking passers-by

    BREAKING: Flashpoints where hoodlums are attacking  passers-by
    Reports reaching says, Ketu Alapere, Mile 12 and Ojota, Orile- Iganmu, Oshodi, Isheri-Idimu are very HOT spots right now.
    According to the information, thugs are attacking people and destroying cars.
    Please avoid these areas for now until it’s safe.
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  • EndSARS: Ekiti Govt. denies sending army to harass protesters in Ado-Ekiti

    EndSARS: Ekiti Govt. denies sending army to harass protesters in Ado-Ekiti
    By Rotimi Ojomoyela
     
    Ado-Ekiti—Ekiti  Government has described as untrue and misleading the social media reports that soldiers have taken over the Ado- Ekiti, the State Capital and chased protesters with guns.
     
    Ekiti Commissioner for Information and Value Orientation, Akin Omole said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, in Ado-Ekiti.
     
    Omole said  soldiers did not engage the protesters even as they barricaded most roads in the state capi
  • EndSARS: Ekiti Govt. denies sending army to harass protesters

    EndSARS: Ekiti Govt. denies sending army to harass protesters
    By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti
    Ekiti  Government has described as untrue and misleading the social media reports that soldiers have taken over the Ado- Ekiti, the State Capital, and chased protesters with guns.
    Ekiti Commissioner for Information and Value Orientation, Akin Omole said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, in Ado-Ekiti.
    Omole said soldiers did not engage the protesters even as they barricaded most roads in the state capital throughout Monday.
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  • N851m deposited in tranches into accounts of companies allegedly owned by Fayose – Witness

    N851m deposited in tranches into accounts of companies allegedly owned by Fayose – Witness
    <p class="">A prosecution witness on Monday narrated to a Federal High Court in Lagos how N851 million was allegedly deposited in tranches into First Bank accounts of two companies owned by former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti.</p><h1>Mr Taiwo Ogundein, a Relationship Manager, First Bank of Nigeria Plc., testified at the hearing of the N6.9 billion fraud and money laundering case brought against Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).</h1>&
  • #EndSARS: Akwa Ibom sets up Judicial panel to investigate police brutality

    #EndSARS: Akwa Ibom sets up Judicial panel to investigate police brutality
    By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo
    Akwa Ibom State Government has set up a Judicial panel to investigate complaints of police brutality, human rights violations, and related extra judicial killings in the State.
    The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem who stated this in a statement made available to newsmen Monday evening in Uyo, said the panel of the investigation was constituted during an emergency meeting of the State Executive Council.
    According to Ekuwem the panel hasJus
  • FULL VIDEO: ‘Hoodlums’ set Orile Police Station ablaze

    FULL VIDEO: ‘Hoodlums’ set Orile Police Station ablaze
    
     
    VIDEO: ‘Hoodlums’ set Orile police station ablaze.
     
    Also read: Policeman, protester killed in Ughelli EndSARS Protest
     
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  • Military air strikes kill several terrorists in Borno

    Military air strikes kill several terrorists in Borno
    <p class="">The Defence Headquarters says the Air component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists in air strikes on their hideout at Tsilala near Kaza in the Dikwa general area of Borno.</p><h1>The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.</h1><p class=""><strong>Enenche </strong>said the air raid was in continuation of the
  • FG mulls extension of registration payroll support, to pay 400,000 beneficiaries month end

    FG mulls extension of registration payroll support, to pay 400,000 beneficiaries month end
    <p class="">The Federal Government says it may consider the plea by some states for the extension of the registration time for the payroll support system to enable some states meet their quota.</p><h1>This is as the government plans to pay over 400,000 staff of already shortlisted businesses by the end of October.</h1><p class="">The Special Assistant to the President on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Mr <strong>Tola Johnson,&l
  • [BREAKING) #EndSARS: Orile police station set ablaze after officer allegedly shot a boy [VIDEO]

    The Orile police station was on Tuesday set ablaze after officer allegedly shot a boy.
    Details shortly…https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_4260.mp4
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  • FCT natives not opposed to #EndSARS protests -Original inhabitants

    FCT natives not opposed to #EndSARS protests -Original inhabitants
    The ENDSARS Protest along Kachia road, Kaduna weekend. PHOTOS:Olu Ajayi..Say, those opposed are mischievous, opportunistsBy Omeiza AJayiABUJA: The Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja OIDA has dissociated itself from a self-styled “Indigenous People of FCT” led by the duo of Yunusa Yusuf and Isaac David and who are opposed to the ongoing protests against police brutality in the Federal Capital Territory FCT.
    OIDA President, Pastor Danladi Jeji who disclosed thi
  • PenCom urges RSA holders to participate in Data Recapture Exercise

    PenCom urges RSA holders to participate in Data Recapture Exercise
    The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has appealed to all active Retirement Savings Account (RSA) holders and retirees to cooperate with agents that would be visiting their organisations to carry out the Data Recapture Exercise (DRE)
    PenCom’s Head of Corporate Communication, Mr Peter Aghahowa,  made the appeal via a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.
    He said that Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) was directed by the commission to obtain the relevant information required for th
  • #EndSARS: FCT indigenes urge protesters to vacate major roads

    #EndSARS: FCT indigenes urge protesters to vacate major roads
    <p class="">The indigenous people of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have urged the #EndSARS protesters to vacate major roads in the FCT.</p><h1>The indigenes frowned at the continued disruption of economic and social activities in the nation’s capital city, and particularly expressed displeasure and anger at the needless deaths from the protests that had turned violent.</h1><p class="">The indigenes’ position is contained in a letter sig
  • Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics ― Study

    Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics ― Study
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    Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products.
    There is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles, formed when larger pieces of plastic break down, but very little is known about the knock-on health consequences.
    Researchers in Ireland looked at the rate of microplastic release in 10 types of baby bottles or accessories made from poly
  • My mother will be buried first week in December – Gov Makinde

    My mother will be buried first week in December – Gov Makinde
    <p class="">Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that his late mother, Madam Abigail Makinde, will be buried in the first week of December.</p><h1>Makinde made the disclosure on Monday, while playing host to the delegation of the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, who came to commiserate with him on the death of his mother.</h1><p class="">The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the late Madam <strong>Makinde</strong>
  • SHOCKER! We’ll expose hoodlums disguising as herdsmen in South East – Miyetti Allah

    SHOCKER! We’ll expose hoodlums disguising as herdsmen in South East – Miyetti Allah
    The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has reiterated its commitment to checkmate activities of infiltrators and criminals who disguise as herders to wreck havoc in South East.
    MACBAN South East Chairman, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki  said this in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu.
    Siddiki said that the move was aimed at engendering a peaceful relationship as well as winning the confidence and understanding of members in host communities.
    He said that the associatio
  • #EndSARS: Address Nigerians now before it’s too late — Actionaid

    #EndSARS: Address Nigerians now before it’s too late — Actionaid
    By Boluwaji Obahopo- Lokoja
    As the #EndSARS protest ranges on across the country with hoodlums hijacking it in some states, ActionAid Nigeria has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency addressed the country.
    The non-governmental organization who speaks through its country Director, End Obi in a statement yesterday said the failure of the president to speaks with Nigeria, the country may descend to more anarchy.
    The statement reads apart, “We have been following the
  • UK researchers aim to infect volunteers to study COVID-19 exposure

    UK researchers aim to infect volunteers to study COVID-19 exposure
    British researchers on Tuesday said they hope to expose healthy volunteers to the virus that causes COVID-19 in a groundbreaking study to discover the amount needed for people to become infected.
    The Human Challenge Programme — a partnership that includes Imperial College London — hopes the work will ultimately help to “reduce the spread of the coronavirus, mitigate its impact and reduce deaths”.
    In what researchers called a world first, the opening stage of the project
  • FG mulls extension of registration payroll support

    FG mulls extension of registration payroll support
    To pay 400,000 beneficiaries month-endThe Federal Government says it may consider the plea by some states for the extension of the registration time for the payroll support system to enable some states to meet their quota.
    This is as the government plans to pay over 400,000 staff of already shortlisted businesses by the end of October.
    The Special Assistant to the President on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Mr Tola Johnson, disclosed this in Abuja on Monday.
    He said that since the c

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