Sunday, 29 November, 2020

Day: November 19, 2020


The United Forum of Kano Islamic Clerics has asked the state government to stop the teaching of French in schools across the state. The clerics, who also asked for all ties with France to be cut by the state government, Read more…


The Nigerian military said it has intensified efforts in tracking down and arresting all collaborators of armed bandits and kidnappers in the country. Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja while addressing Read more…


International news broadcaster CNN insists it stands by its investigation into the October 20 shooting by army at ENDSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate. It came in response to information minister Lai Mohammed calling for sanction on foreign media after Read more…


Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has asked the youth of Osun State to make him their leader whenever the need arises to hold another protest against police brutality. According to the monarch, a protest without leadership like the just Read more…


A 19-year-old suspected armed robber identified as Ajayi Lateef has been arrested by the Lagos state police command.  He was nabbed with a dummy gun, after his gang had allegedly robbed a tricycle at Victoria Island around 1am. Lagos police spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Read more…


The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has warned promoters of cloned brands to desist from such acts in a bid to curb the influx of substandard products into the country. Director-General of SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, explained that the agency would Read more…


Four days ago, Manuel Merino, Peru’s Interim President, resigned a day after two people were killed during protests against his government. The two died as a result of a police crackdown on protesters.  Merino’s resignation came a few days after Read more…


The scandal-ridden organisation appears to be trying to block a corruption probe Lawyers acting for the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) have threatened to take Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel to court. They want him to hand over Read more…


Some civil society organizations, CSOs, on Thursday, described the threat to sanction US-based media outlet, CNN, over its report on last month’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lekki Lagos by suspected security operatives as “sentimental and laughable.” The CSOs, which Read more…


Emmanuel Macron, President of France, has asked Muslim leaders in the country to accept the “charter of Republican values” as part of efforts to stop radical Islam. France has in recent times recorded beheadings and stabbings by Muslim immigrants, who Read more…