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Abuja: 2 dead as security team avert raid on Kuje warehouse

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja A joint security team in Abuja, FCT, successfully quelled an early morning raid on a small warehouse near the Kuje Area Council Secretariat by hoodlums in search of stored emergency palliatives. Residents had scampered for safety and hurriedly withdrawn their wards from schools in the early hours of Tuesday when suspected thugs …
The Sun Nigeria.

EndSars Protest: Benue Stakeholders demand apology from Buhari

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Stakeholders in Benue state have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tender an apology to the nation for not condoling families of protesters who were either shot or killed during the #EndSARS protests across the country. The stakeholders also applauded Governor Samuel Ortom for his proactiveness in ensuring that youths in the state …
The Sun Nigeria.



AKISIEC, Akwa Ibom electoral umpire insists on council polls despite #EndSARS mayhem

From: Joe Effiong, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) has insisted on conducting the October 31 local government election in the state despite the seeming hostile environment occasioned by #EndSARS violent protest. There have been speculations that the election has been postponed especially when the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, …
The Sun Nigeria.

Stop issuing indiscriminate licenses for solid minerals exploitation, Masari tells FG

From Agaju Madugba, Katsina Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has urged the Federal Government to desist from issuing what he described as indiscriminate licenses for the exploitation of solid minerals in parts of the country. “The Federal Government owns the solid minerals but we own the surface land and we have the right …
The Sun Nigeria.

Jigawa JIBWIS varsity to admit all religions, raises N5 billion for take-off

Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The committee for the establishment of Assalam Global University, under the aegis of Jamatul Izalatul Bid’a Waikamatus Sunna (JIBWIS), has revealed that it realised no less than N5 billion in its recent fundraising at the Hadejia site of the proposed university. The Chairman of the Organising Committee, Dr Abdulkadir Saleh Kazaure, explained …
The Sun Nigeria.

APC chieftain cautions Buni caretaker committee against extension

Noah Ebije, Kaduna A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Yusuf Ali, has cautioned the party’s Chairman, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Committee, and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, against extending the six-month period prescribed for the committee to hold an extra-ordinary convention with a view to electing new leadership for the …
The Sun Nigeria.

We’re in possession of original Aburi Accord tapes – Kanu

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu has claimed that the group has in its possession the ‘original Aburi Accord tapes’. Kanu, who made this known in a statement he released through the Biafra separatist group’s media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, said that with IPOB in possession of the tapes, …
The Sun Nigeria.



Enugu representative cautions youths against violent protests, vandalism

Felix Ikem, Nsukka An Enugu State House of Assembly member, Hon Emma Ugwuerua, representing Nsukka West, has warned youths in the State against violence protests and vandalising public and private property. Property, including government and private, police stations, banks, homes, public installations among others, have been vandalised since the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums …
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS: 2 protesters sworn into Lagos panel as proceedings begin

Lukman Olabiyi, Lagos Two youth protesters who were active in the #EndSARS protests, Oduala Bolatito Oluwarinu and Temitope Majekodunmi Oluwaseun, have been sworn-in as members of the Lagos Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and the Lekki Toll Gate Incident. Their membership of the panel followed their nomination by youths …
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS: South-West senators in Lagos to commiserate with governor

Lukman Olabiyi, Lagos Federal senators from the South-West are currently in Lagos to commiserate with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the people of the State over the crisis that erupted last week as a result of the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza. Governor Sanwo-Olu had informed the Speaker of the House …
The Sun Nigeria.

COVID-19: At last, Sanwo-Olu okays full reopening of markets

  Muritala Ayinla After months of partial closure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwoolu has approved the full resumption of operations of both food markets and non food markets. With this, traders in Lagos markets are now free to open and operate daily like they before the …

JUST IN: Fresh outbreak of violence at Ketu

  Reports just reaching New Telegraph are indicating that the Ketu area of Lagos is a no go area following the outbreak of fresh violence. Although details are still sketchy, however, a caller, who has his office located in the area, said he has closed his office and left after the violence, which included shooting, …

#EndSARS: S’West Senators visit Sanwo-Olu over destruction in Lagos

…Seek FG’s intervention in rebuilding metropolis Muritala Ayinla Barely 48 hours after the South West governors and ministers from the region paid a solidarity visit to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the deaths and wanton destruction of properties during the #EndSARS protests in the state, senators in the region have paid him a …

Aondofar backs Waldrum to fly high with Super Falcons

A Nigerian and former Tulsa Roughnecks (now Tulsa FC) player and head coach, Tama Aondofar, has backed new Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum, to succeed with the Nigeria national women’s team. Aondofar, the first black coach to earn the prestigious United States Soccer Federation Grade A License in the State of Oklahoma, in 1999, applauded …

Wike Pre-Season Tourney: COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to – Sirawoo

Permanent Secretary, Rivers State Ministry of Sports, Honour Sirawoo, has assured that the COVID-19 guidelines will be strictly followed during the second edition of the Governor Wike Pre-Season Tourney. He said this during a telephone conversation with SportsVille at the weekend. According to him the safety COVID-19 protocols will be strictly followed during the pre-season …

Quadri leads TTC to second league win in German League

Aruna Quadri lived up to expectations in his first season in the Table Tennis Bundesliga (TTBL) as the Nigerian saved his team TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell from the brink of defeat to beat reigning champions FC Saarbrücken 3-2 at the weekend. The visitors were on their way to emphatic win but Quadri’s display changed the tone …

SWAN condemns attack on Complete Sports office

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has condemned in strong terms the recent attack by some yet to be identified hoodlums on Complete Communications Ltd, publishers of Complete Sports Newspaper. SWAN President, Honour Sirawoo, who regretted the development charged the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in fishing out the perpetrators of the …

COVID-19 palliatives: We’re set to probe sources of looted items – ICPC

  Emmanuel Onani, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has concluded plans to probe the sources of palliative items looted from warehouses across some major cities in the country. For days, looters had invaded warehouses, and private facilities in Jos, Ibadan, Calabar, Ilorin, Kaduna, Osogbo, Lokoja and other capital cities, carting …

JUST IN: Looters invade Abuja NYSC camp, cart away mattresses, others  

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps (NYSC) in Kubwa, Abuja. The thugs armed with knives and other sharp objects blocked the road and ordered motorists to turn back. They were seen coming out of the premises with mattresses, plastic chairs and other items. Residents in the …

Gold gains as fresh virus wave looms over economic recovery

  Gold prices rose on Tuesday as a weaker dollar and a fresh wave of coronavirus infections threatened to further slow down a global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, bolstering bullion’s safe-haven appeal. Spot gold was 0.1% higher at $1,903.16 per ounce by 0801 GMT. U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,906.50. “The resurgence …

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