BREAKING; #EndSARS: Lagos Governor finally reveals who ordered Lekki Toll Gate shooting

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally revealed that Nigerian Army ordered the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. The Nigerian Army had earlier stated that its men were not present at the toll gate during the incident on Tuesday, October 20, saying also that viral videos of the shooting

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Lawyer writes Sanwo-Olu, requests CCTV Footage of Lekki Shootings

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has written a letter to the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, demanding the CCTV footage of the shootings at the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, 2020. In the letter, titled, ‘Urgent Request Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011’, the lawyer promised to undertake and pay the

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SARS operatives can no longer detain suspects —Lagos CP

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, says operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the state no longer have the authority to unilaterally detain suspects. Odumosu, who stated this on Tuesday morning while featuring on Channels Television‘s programme, Sunrise Daily, said he held a sensitisation lecture with the officers of the Force on Monday

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Brazillian winger Alves joins Kwara United on one-year deal

Kwara United have snapped up exciting Brazilian winger Lucas Ribeiro Alves on a one-year loan deal, The PUNCH has learnt. The new arrival will be unveiled soon, according to the player’s Greece-based Nigerian agent Peter Denise Alade. Alves is the second high-profile signing to join the Afonja Warriors, ahead of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football

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Eight killed, 28 injured in Afghan gov’s convoy attack

A suicide attack targeting an Afghan provincial governor killed at least eight people on Monday, officials said, as the president travelled to Qatar where peace talks with the Taliban have stalled. Twenty-eight people were wounded when the attackers rammed an explosives-filled vehicle into the convoy of Rahmatullah Yarmal, the governor of eastern Laghman province. “The

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Agbakoba points Buhari to potential N100tn revenue sources

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has called the attention of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to some areas where the Federal Government can generate about N100tn towards funding the 2021 budget. The lawyer said he observed that the 2021 budget had a deficit of N4.49tn.“There are many

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BREAKING: Chevron Nigeria to sack 25% of workforce

Chevron Nigeria Limited has said it will slash its workforce by 25 per cent as it is reviewing its manpower requirements in the light of the changing business environment. CNL disclosed this on Friday in a statement entitled ‘Chevron Nigeria Limited reviews workforce in accordance with business exigencies’. The oil major said it would continue

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US VP Pence, wife test negative for COVID-19

US Vice President Mike Pence tested negative Friday for Covid-19, his spokesman said after President Donald Trump stunned the world by disclosing he has contracted the coronavirus. “As has been routine for months, Vice President Pence is tested for Covid-19 every day. This morning, Vice President Pence and the Second Lady tested negative for Covid-19,”

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Svitolina advances to last 16 at French Open

Third seed Elina Svitolina progressed to the last 16 of the French Open on Friday with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova. Ukrainian Svitolina, who won a title on clay at Strasbourg last week, meets 16th seed Elise Mertens or France’s Caroline Garcia for a place in the quarter-finals. Fifth-ranked Svitolina has reached

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