Governance

Buhari’s Update on EndSARS to Past Nigerian Leaders_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with former Nigerian leaders on the #EndSARS protest and the happenings in the country resulting from the demonstrations. Former presidents and heads of state who attended the virtual meeting from their various homes were General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Chief Ernest Shonekan, General… Continue reading Buhari’s Update on EndSARS to Past Nigerian Leaders_Ada Nkong

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69 Killed In ENDSARS Protest-Buhari _Ada Nkong

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country. The deaths were mainly civilians but include police officers and soldiers. The president announced the toll in an emergency meeting with former Nigerian leaders aimed at finding ways to end the unrest, his spokesman told… Continue reading 69 Killed In ENDSARS Protest-Buhari _Ada Nkong

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Your Voice Has Been Heard Loud And Clear and We are Responding-Buhari _Ada Nkong

President Buhari, Thursday 7 pm addressed Nigerians on the End SARS protest and the issues emanating from it. The president who called on youths to discontinue the street protests and engage Government constructively said he is deeply pained by the loss of lives and assured the youths that their voices had,been heard loud and clear.… Continue reading Your Voice Has Been Heard Loud And Clear and We are Responding-Buhari _Ada Nkong

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President Buhari to Address Nigerians 7 pm Today_Ada Nkong

President Muhhamadu Bihari will address Nigerians by 7 pm Nigerian time. This comes after several days of public agitation for a presidential address on the End SARS Protest and attendant disruption of normalcy leading to loss of lives and property across the nation. Nigerian youths began peaceful protests about three weeks ago which degenerated as… Continue reading President Buhari to Address Nigerians 7 pm Today_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari to Address Nigerians 7 pm Today_Ada Nkong

President Muhhamadu Bihari will address Nigerians by 7 pm Nigerian time. This comes after several days of public agitation for a presidential address on the End SARS Protest and attendant disruption of normalcy leading to loss of lives and property across the nation. Nigerian youths began peaceful protests about three weeks ago which degenerated as… Continue reading President Buhari to Address Nigerians 7 pm Today_Ada Nkong

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NEC Mandates Governors to Take Charge of Police Tactical Units_Ada Nkong

The National Executive Council at its meeting today, mandated state governors to take charge of police tactical units. The council meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo also directed that judicial panels of inquiry be set up to investigate police brutality in all the states and the FCT. The panels have six weeks to do… Continue reading NEC Mandates Governors to Take Charge of Police Tactical Units_Ada Nkong

Governance · OPINION

NIGERIA AT 60: ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS-Prof.Femi Babalola

I wish to congratulate Nigerians on the attainment of 60 years of independence. This is indeed a milestone worthy not only of celebration, but also cerebration. I was asked to contribute this piece, reflecting our feelings towards the nation and how far we had gone at this time. Perhaps I should not have been asked,… Continue reading NIGERIA AT 60: ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS-Prof.Femi Babalola

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FG Apologizes Over Misleading Tweets_Ada Ogar

The Federal Government has apologised for its tweet ordering all account holders in the country to obtain and fill self-certification forms. In a directive contained in a series of tweets (now deleted) on Thursday, the Federal Government said each account holder must submit the filled forms in their respective financial institutions. In another tweet on… Continue reading FG Apologizes Over Misleading Tweets_Ada Ogar

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FG Reviews Nationwide curfew to 12am to 4am_Ada Nkong

The Federal Government has reviews the nationwide curfew from 12 midnight through 4am, as in continuation of the gradual easing of lockdown measures. National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, disclosed this on Thursday during its briefing in Abuja. The initial nationwide curfew of 8:00 pm – 6:00 am to… Continue reading FG Reviews Nationwide curfew to 12am to 4am_Ada Nkong