Vanguard Latest News Wednesday 14th October 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 14/10/20
Senate committee to probe gas explosions in Lagos
By Henry Umoru, Abuja The Senate has begun a probe into the massive gas explosion occurred at Cele Bus Stop, Iju-Ishaga in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. Consequently, the Senate has mandated its Senator Sabo Muhammed, APC, Jigawa South West led Committee on Petroleum Downstream and Senator James Manager, PDP,Read More
UPDATED: Photos, videos from Lekki tollgate #ENDSARS protests
Young Nigerians continue in their protest against police brutality, calling for justice for victims of said crimes. Photos and video by Afolabi Ajayi ALSO READ: #EndSARS: Global Rights discloses 82 cases of F-SARS brutality Vanguard
VIDEO: Lagos #EndSARS protesters at Agidingbi junction
#EndSars protesters in Lagos continued their protests to a major roundabout in Lagos, Agidingbi junction on Wednesday. The protesters had on Tuesday gathered in front of the Lagos State House of Assembly and started to walk towards Allen Junction after they had been addressed by the governor, a few minutes to 11 am. READ ALSO:Read More
ENDSARS: Stay home or avoid Ikeja, LASTMA tells Lagosians
Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, has advised Lagosians to stay home while the #SARSMUSTEND protests last, or avoid certain routes if they must go out.
#EndSARS: Global Rights discloses 82 cases of F-SARS brutality
By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA-AN international non-profit making organization, Global Rights Nigeria, Wednesday, disclosed 82 cases of brutality by the disbanded Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, as EndSARS protests continue to rage across the country. This was made known by the Country Director, Global Rights Nigeria, Abiodun Baiyewu, in a report showing different cases of torture,Read More
E2%80%95-gbajabiamila/ Reps to consider PIB Tuesday next week ― Gbajabiamila
By Tordue Salem The House of Representatives has slated the Petroleum Industry Bill, 2020 for second reading on Tuesday next week, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has disclosed. The Speaker made the disclosure on Wednesday in plenary, while calling for all motions concerning floods across the country, to be consolidated by the Rules and Business Committee. PresidentRead More
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PHOTOS: Under the sun and in the rain: Protesters occupy Lekki Tollgate 3 days running
For the third day running, #ENDSARS protesters calling for an end to police brutality have occupied the Lekki toll gate, in Lagos state. The protesters were undeterred by the rainfall, trooping out in numbers, protected by their raincoats and umbrellas to continue to demand for an end to police brutality, removal of the dreaded SARSRead More
Breaking Corruption: Buhari seeks Reps approval to freeze accounts, clampdown on money launderers
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, sent in a Bill to the House of Representatives, seeking their passage to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze accounts allegedly holding proceeds of crime, and come hard on money launderers.
E2%80%95-study/ Pandemic caused 8.8% decline in CO2 emissions ― Study
Restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic led to an 8.8 per cent worldwide decline in carbon dioxide emissions in the first half of 2020, an Institute said. The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) said this in a study released on Wednesday. ALSO READ: Sule suspends aide over alleged forgery Measures imposed by national governments,Read More
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PHOTOS: Buhari presides over 19th virtual FEC meeting
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 19th virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Physically present at the meeting, which started at about 10:00am are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to theRead More
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