Happening now: Tears, anguish as Newspaper vendors shut down operations, protest, mourn killing of member in Abuja

Day after one of its members Ifeanyichukwu Elechi was killed by a security aide to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Abuja Newspaper Vendors Association, has shut down operations with members currently protesting within the nation’s capital. They are currently at popular Area 1, Garki Newspaper distribution centre to protest and mourn one…

Lekki shooting: Activists chide CNN over ‘unprofessional, biased documentary’

The Coalition Against Fake News (CAFN) has lashed out at Cable News Network (CNN) over its report on the Lekki shooting in Lagos state. According to the CAFN, the American television channel was unprofessional and biased with its reportage that alleged that troops of the Nigerian Army used live bullets during the EndSARS protests. Comrade Finba Edmond,…

Breaking – Lekki shooting: FG breaks silence on CNN’s report, demands punishment

The federal government has finally spoken about trending report by one of global’s foremost television CNN on the much-talked alleged shooting by the Nigerian Army at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who just addressed a press conference in Abuja, Thursday, described the report as one-dimensional and lacking in…

#EndSARS: Abuja panel resumes sitting, summons IGP, others

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu …orders Police to produce detainee in custody since 2019 By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, and other Units of the Nigeria Police Force, sitting in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the appearance of the Inspector General of Police, IGP,…

#EndSARS: Inter-Faith clerics launch 21-day prayer for Nigeria

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace (NIFROP), Thursday, began a 21-day warfare and intercessory prayers against “agents of destabilisation troubling Nigeria”.  The group officially launched the campaign to cleanse Nigeria of what they described as demonic spirit behind the EndSARS protests at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.  Declaring the 21-day exercise open, NIFROP’s patron, Sheik Mohammed Adamu,…

Alleged arrest: Group faults Sowore’s claim

The Coalition Against Fake Activists (CAFA) has rubbished alarm of arrest raised by Omoyele Sowore. The alleged that the Sahara Reporters’ publisher was depressed, and need to be placed under close watch. The group said this has become paramount following a tweet in which the ex-presidential candidate falsely accused the Defence Intelligence Agency, Police and Department…

Kuje DPO vows to end kidnapping

The Kuje Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Harrison Oruruo said time has come to end insecurity in Kuje area council. He said police in the area will improve on their combat readiness and sharpen intelligence gathering mechanisms to put an end to crimes in the area council. The Kuje police boss stated this Friday while…

Contract scam: Civil servant forfeits N535m to FG

A Civil Servant with the federal government, Mr Okunrinboye Titus, has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he forfeited the sum of N535m cash to the federal government when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), investigated his profile. According to Okunrinboye, he refunded another sum of N20m to government purse when his…