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Police, DSS stop Revolution Now protest in Osun
Armed police operatives and Department of State Security (DSS) on Monday stopped members of “Revolution Now” group, from taking their protest to the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital.
Revolution Now: Police, protesters clash in Lagos
An unarmed protester has been shot by one of the many police officers deployed by the Nigerian government to curb Revolution Now demonstrations ongoing in several states across the country.
5 million Nigerians escape poverty under Buhari — Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Federal Government’s introduced National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), has in three years, lifted no fewer than 5 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty.
Boko Haram terrorists have now killed 27,000 Nigerians — UN
An estimated 27,000 Nigerians died between 2009 and 2019 in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe, the United Nations has said.
Shiites: Heavy security in Kaduna as court decides El-Zakzaky’s bail
The police in Kaduna on Sunday said that they had beefed up security ahead of today’s ruling of the application filed by the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
Insecurity: Yoruba forum accuses Buhari of insensitivity
The Yoruba Youth Forum has called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, find a lasting solution to the insecurity challenge bedevilling the nation.
Jerry Gana knocks FG for “abandoning” Almajiri schools
Gana noted that the rot in basic education across states was worrisome, as primary and secondary “schools are devastated with no windows and no chairs for pupils to sit and learn.”
Where’s the power? Reps to probe electricity projects
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the contracts awarded and payments made to contractors by the Federal Government towards reviving the power sector.
Togo nationals protest against president in Nigeria
The men and women, many of whom came from Togo for the protest, said they wanted an end to the government of Faure Gnassigbe, who is seeking a fourth term in government.
US visa ban shows elections were rigged — Atiku
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, says US visa ban on politicians who “sabotaged the electoral process” is a confirmation that the election was marred by irregularities.