Monthly Archives: October 2020

#EndSARS Protest: Nigerians Hail Soludo Over Prescriptions

Christian Aburime Some Nigerians in the diaspora and those at home have expressed their support for the views shared by Prof. Charles Soludo, former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council on the raging national conversation arising from the EndSARS peaceful protest by the youths across the country which was later hijacked ...

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Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Reopening Of Markets In Lagos

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of markets in the state. The Lagos Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. The statement made available by the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Gawat Jubril, noted that both food markets and non-food markets can ...

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Don’t Muzzle Free Press, NEBPRIL Warns NBC

Network for Best Practice and Integrity in Leadership, NEBPRIL, has cautioned the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, not to inflame passions by seeking to truncate the free flow of information to the citizenry. Coming against the background of fines imposed on the broadcasting trio of ARISE News Channel, African Independent Television(AIT), and Channel’s Television, NEBPRIL stated that the NBC could ill ...

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Destruction In Lagos Too Much For The State To Bear Alone – S’West Senate Caucus

•Lawmakers Visit Sanwo-Olu, Promise Support Lawmakers representing all the States in Southwest in the Senate, on Tuesday, visited Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to commiserate with him on last week’s coordinated destruction of public and private properties in Lagos. The delegation of the Southwest caucus in the Senate led by Senator Ajayi Boroffice visited the Governor at the State ...

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As NPF Pensions Ups Retirement Benefits Ante

By Ikechukwu Amaechi  For the management of the Nigeria Police Force Pensions Limited (NPFPL), not even the axiomatic sky is the limits. It is only a stepping stone to greater heights because the stakes in the pensions industry will always be high. That is the worldview that drives the Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) and for her clients, men and women ...

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CACOVID Appeals For Calm Over Looting Of COVID-19 Palliatives

…explains its process for procurement and distribution of palliatives Members of the Private Sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) wishes to call for calm, amidst the looting of COVID-19 palliatives meant for distribution in various State Government warehouses across the country. The Coalition is deeply concerned by the recent events and is urging those involved in the wanton destruction of Public ...

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A New Nigeria Is Coming

By Chidi Okpaluba The north has nothing to lose in the emerging new Nigeria. Rather, it will result in the unbundling, unshackling, and unleashing of the hitherto bottled and caged potentials of more than 99% of their people who represent the true wealth of the region but who had been caged in poverty, disease and death by the minority elite ...

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Livestreaming Lekki: Digital Evidence Of #EndSARS Shooting In Nigeria Makes Impunity Much Harder

Olamide Samuel, SOAS, University of London Nigeria continues to convulse in angry protests over allegations that at least 12 people were killed by security forces at a toll gate in Lagos on October 20. They were taking part in the EndSARS protests against Nigeria’s notoriously violent Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Countless videos of the Lekki massacre have been uploaded online. More ...

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