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Protest rocks Kano as teenager dies in police custody

There was pandemonium Monday morning as the People of Kano took to the streets protesting violently against the alleged killing of a 17-year-old boy Saifullahi. Saifullahi of Kofar Mata quarters was said to have been arrested 2 days ago by the police, while he was sleeping at his family house. Reports have it that despite…

Nigeria’s Inflation Rises to 13.71%, raising fears

Nigeria’s inflation rate continued its upward swing rising by +0.49% from 13.22% in August 2020 to 13.71% in September 2020. Nigeria’s upward trending inflation rate, according to analysts, poses a major challenge for the central bank of Nigeria (CBN). The consistent rise in inflation which was initially attributed to the temporary closure of the Nigerian…

#EndSARS: Protesters set Edo Police station ablaze

Protesters in Upper Sakponba road axis, Ikpoba Okha LGA, in Edo state has set the Ogbekun police station ablaze. The police officers on duty only escaped by the whiskers having been caught in the inferno. Some of the eyewitnesses who spoke to  journalists said they were surprised to see the protesters attacking the police station…

France teacher attack: Rallies held to honour beheaded Samuel Paty

Thousands have attended rallies across France in honour of Samuel Paty, the teacher beheaded after showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. People in the Place de la République in Paris carried the slogan “Je suis enseignant” (I am a teacher), with PM Jean Castex saying: “We are France!” A man named as…

Statement: Osun Governor’s Broadcast On Hoodlums’ Attack

Osun Governor’s Braodcast My dear Good People of the State of Osun, Yesterday evening, political thugs and hoodlums made failed attempts on my life and those of my aides while identifying with our beloved youths who were engaging in legitimate protest against the alleged brutality of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). My entourage…

  #EndSARS: Oyo creates platforms to report police violations

…unveils email, links …to set up judicial panel The Government of Oyo State has created an email account and a section on the state’s website for residents of the state to report incidences of police violations and brutality. Residents of the state can report cases of police violations via the email address, reportpolice@mail.oyostate.gov.ng or through the link…

Govs concerned on disaffection, anger in Nigeria, says Fayemi

….URGES AN END TO PROTESTS FOR GOVT TO LOOK INTO GRIEVANCES …..BISHOP SAYS WORLD BANK ATTESTS TO FAYEMI’S ACCOUNTABILITY ON GOVERNANCE The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said he and his colleagues in the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) were concerned about discontent, hunger and anger in the country and would be ready…

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala on the March of History

Who becomes the next Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in a matter of weeks? It will surely be either Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee. Members of WTO have since picked the two celebrated women as the final candidates. Hence, Okonjo-Iweala and Myung-hee have both advanced to the final round,…

Oyo PDP group tackles Lanlehin over attacks on Makinde’s

…urges ex-lawmaker to eschew politics of bitterness The recent tirades against the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, by the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), in the 2019 governorship election,  Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, have been described as highly misguided. A group within the state’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which…

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