Bring down Lekki toll gate permanently and build a statue for every one killed that night — Cross River State Commissioner, Dr. Betta Edu

    Cross River State Health Commissioner, Dr. Betta Edu has suggested that the Lekki Toll Gate should be permanently brought down and be replaced with a statue of the #EndSARS protesters who reportedly lost their lives on Tuesday, October 20. According to her, the victims’ names should be written in bold letters so that they can forever be remembered ...

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Buhari’s address disappointing, completely disconnected – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s yesterday’s speech on the protests rocking the nation, as disappointing and completely disconnected from the realities of the tragic occurrences in our country in the last two weeks.   Disclosing this in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary, the party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to ...

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#EndSARS: “Stop killing our people” – Angry Nigerians attack Nigerian government official in Austria (Video)

The voice of the women shouting ‘stop killing our people” will make you teary! Oh dear! But for the intervention of the Austrian police men, the Nigerian Ambassador to Austria, might not have made it alive, and if he ever did, he would have landed at the hospital. Nigerians in the capital city, Vienna had staged a protest demanding an ...

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Akinshemoyin ruling house warns those who stole Oba of Lagos’ Staff of Office to return it or face the consequences

The Akinshemoyin ruling house of Lagos Island has warned those who STOLE the Staff of Office of Oba of Lagos to return it or face the consequences. This was disclosed in a recently released statement jointly signed by Prince Salami-Abisako and Prince Adeyemi Sarumi. The statement also frowned at the Lekki Toll Gate massacre, but said some elements are carrying ...

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Instagram apologizes for incorrectly flagging #EndSARS posts as false information

Instagram has apologised after its algorithm incorrectly flagged posts in support of Nigeria’s anti-police brutality movement as false information.   ”Yesterday our systems were incorrectly flagging content in support of #EndSARS, and marking posts as false. We are deeply sorry for this. The issue has now been resolved, and we apologize for letting our community down in such a time ...

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FG and ASUU disagree on payment platform for N30bn allowances

  The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities have again disagreed on the payment platform which will be used in disbursing the salary arrears and the N30 billion earned allowance of university lecturers.   While the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige offered to pay the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowances of the university lecturers through the ...

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Former Juventus and Italy boss Lippi announces coaching retirement

  Former Italy, Juventus and World Cup-winning boss Marcello Lippi said he is “definitely done” with coaching. Lippi has been without a job since resigning as China head coach in November last year following a 2022 World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria – his second stint in charge of the Asian nation lasting just six months. The 72-year-old tasted silverware ...

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INEC postpones bye-elections over current security situation in Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed 15 senatorial and state bye-elections earlier planned to hold in 11 states.   INEC said the elections, slated for October 30, were postponed over the current security situation. This was contained in a statement by INEC’s spokesperson, Festus Okoye, today. Part of the statement read, Accordingly, the commission has decided to postpone the ...

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Buhari accuses #ENDSARS protesters of looting, killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused #ENDSARS protesters of being behind the looting and killings in the country in recent days.   This is despite video and pictorial evidence revealing #ENDSARS protests have been peaceful and have not caused any harm. The President in his nationwide broadcast on Thursday night, said protesting Nigerians abused the democratic rights to demonstrate and are ...

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Paul Okoye ‘faints’ after watching president Buhari’s address to the nation (Video)

Paul Okoye also known as Rudeboy fainted at his home after watching the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the nation over the unrest in Nigeria.   President Buhari addressed nation to speak on the matters currently ongoing in Nigeria and the way forward on Thursday evening, October 22. Reacting to his address, Rudeboy expressed hopelessness, and in a ...

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‘We all have mothers’, Tiwa Savage reacts after Beyonce’s mum slammed her

Tiwa Savage has replied to Tina Knowles, the mother of R&B superstar Beyonce after she slammed her in a social media rant on Thursday.   Recall that while unleashing her frustrations with the killings of protesters during the ongoing EndSARS protest, Tiwa Savage took to social media to ask the international community, especially international stars (particularly Beyonce) to ring a ...

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Dangote demands total ban on tomato importation

The Managing Director, Dangote Tomato Processing plant in Kadawa, Kano State, Abdulkarim Kaita, has called on the Federal government to put a total ban on the importation of tomato paste into the country.   He made the call while flagging off the distribution of tomato seedlings to 5,000 farmers under the Anchor Borrowers programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria ...

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Angry youths take over Onitsha Bridge (Video)

  The Onitsha bridge is currently impassable as angry youths have continued to block the bridge, causing major traffic for those traveling. Watch the video below. View this post on Instagram Onisha bridge blocked by angry youths. A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 22, 2020 at 9:11am PDT  

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We have received information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye – International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor speaks on #EndSARS crisis

  An International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda has commented on the #EndSARS crisis rocking the nation in the last few days.   Bensouda in a tweet shared on the official Twitter handle of the ICC, revealed that they have been receiving information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye on the development.  She added that any loss of ...

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Girl, 11, kills herself after man she accused of raping her was freed on bail

                                            An 11-year-old girl died after trying to take her own life on Monday just weeks after her accused r.a.pist was freed on bail. Annaliesse Ugle died in Perth Children’s Hospital on Tuesday surrounded by about 100 loved ones – with some sleeping in their cars overnight to stay by her side as she was taken off life support, WA ...

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Some Nigerians mistook our disbandment of SARS as weakness – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has said some Nigerians mistook as weakness, the swift response of his regime to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.   Buhari made this known in a live broadcast on Thursday evening. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had scrapped the special police unit in the wake of the ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry launch their new website

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have launched the website for their new charity organisation – with a sweet nod to their son Archie.   Archewell will be the home for the couple’s projects going forward, after they were forced to close down their SussexRoyal site when they quit their senior roles. According to Hello!, the philanthropic body has been up ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus again

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus again and will miss next week’s crunch clash with Barcelona.   The Juventus star flew home early from international duty with Portugal earlier this month after returning a positive test. Ronaldo has tested positive again and will now miss the Champions League clash with Barca, according to Marca. However, it is claimed Juventus ...

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Tinubu’s son, Seyi, allegedly jets out to London with family

  Seyi, son of former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has flown out of the country with members of his family and a few others, according to SaharaReporters. This comes after hoodlums yesterday destroyed some investments believed to be that of his father — Bola Ahmed Tinubu.   An overwhelming majority of Lagos residents online — Twitter precisely have ...

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President Buhari to address the Nation 7:00pm tonight

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the Nation 7:00pm tonight.   This s announced via a State House Press Release. It states; ”Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Buhari will make a national broadcast, Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7pm. ”Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to ...

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