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#JusticeForTina: Police Commence Disciplinary Procedures Against Two Indicted Officers

  The Lagos Police Command has commenced disciplinary procedures against two officers indicted for partaking in the killing of Miss Tina Ezekwe within the Iyana-Oworo area of the metropolis.  On the 29th May, 2020, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu had ordered an in-depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death…

Increased Use Of Antibiotics To Fight COVID-19 Will Lead To More Deaths – WHO

This handout image provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) on May 22, 2020 in Geneva shows WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attending the 147th session of the WHO Executive Board held virtually by videoconference, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. Christopher Black / World Health Organization / AFP   Increased antibiotics…

DR Congo Reports Fresh Ebola Outbreak

Activists walk along the street during a COVID-19 coronavirus awareness campaign in Kinshasa on May 29, 2020. SAMIR TOUNSI / AFP   DR Congo reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in its northwest on Monday, the latest health emergency for a country already fighting an epidemic of the deadly fever in the east as well as a surging…

Nobody Tells Me Who To Pick For Super Eagles Games – Rohr

Nigeria’s German manager Gernot Rohr gestures on the touchline during the International friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London on June 2, 2018. Ben STANSALL / AFP   Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said nobody dictates to him the players to pick for the team’s matches. The Nigeria Football…

COVID-19: Rivers State Begins Decontamination Exercise

  The Rivers State Government has kick started the decontamination of public places as part of measures to keep the state safe from coronavirus. Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike who flagged-off the programme today at Government House, Port Harcourt, said with the commencement of the exercise, all public places in the state will be decontaminated. He…

Protests In Amsterdam, Dublin Over Killing Of George Floyd

Protesters demonstrate on June 1, 2020 in Amsterdam, to protest against the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in the USA. Sem VAN DER WAL / AFP / ANP   Thousands of protesters rallied in the Dutch and Irish capitals on Monday against the death of a black man during an arrest by…

Private Autopsy Shows George Floyd Suffocated To Death, Says Lawyer

These images taken on May 25, 2020, from a video courtesy of Darnella Frazier via Facebook, shows Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during the arrest of George Floyd. Darnella Frazier / Facebook/Darnella Frazier / AFP   An autopsy arranged by the family of George Floyd shows he was suffocated by a US policeman, rather than…

Nigeria Records 416 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Hit 10,578

  COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Monday with 416 cases reported by the country, even as the nation intensifies efforts to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter. This takes the country’s total infections to 10,578…

Kano Govt Eases Lockdown, Releases Protocols And Summons Market Leaders

A file photo of Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje   The Kano State Government has eased the lockdown which was imposed on the state in a bid curb the spread of the coronavirus. In line with the Federal Government’s directives regarding how state governments can ease their lockdown exercises, the Kano state government has released…

Dangiwa Umar Warns Buhari Says His Loopsided Appointments Will Ruin Nigeria

Col Abubakar Umar Dangiwa (retd) has criticized the President, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), saying his nepotism and sectionalism will ruin the country. In an open letter to Buhari, Umar frowned at the clannishness in government today, citing the case of the acting appeal court president whose appointment has not been confirmed. Buhari had extended…

How Drunken Driver Knocked Down Army Battalion Commander in Benue

A drunken driver has knocked down the Commanding Officer, 2 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna, Lt. Col. Abraham Gbileve, in Markudi, Benue State. Gbileve died after his friend crushed him while reversing his Toyota Camry car last Tuesday. Our source gathered on Sunday that the deceased resumed as the commanding officer of…

N2,000, N5,000 Banknotes Video Is Fake – CBN Cautions Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has reacted to the circulation of pictures and videos of new N2,000 and N5,000 banknotes in the country. There were rumors over the weekend that some persons were in possession of such banknotes However, the apex bank on its official Twitter page, said such videos and pictures of N2000…

Ogun State Police Command Arrest Three Members Of An Armed Robbery Syndicate

A statement from the command says the suspects were arrested on May 24 following a distress call received by the DPO Agbara division that armed robbers have invaded Idanyin community and have been raiding house to house dispossessing their victims of their belongings and inflicting injuries on them. Upon the distress call, the DPO Agbara…

Gunmen Kill APC Chairman, Alhaji Abdulhamid Mamman In Katsina LGA

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have shot and killed the All Progressive Congress (APC) chairman of Batsari council area of Katsina state, Alhaji Abdulhamid Mamman. Mammam was killed on Sunday afternoon, at about 2:45pm, after the gunmen besieged Sabon Garin Dunburawa village, where he hailed from. Gunmen entered his home with the intention of abducting…

PALLIATIVE! Enugu Community Begins Cash Transfers To 200 Indigent Families

The Okpebe Autonomous Community in Nkanu West Local Government Area, Enugu State, has supported no fewer than 200 indigent households in the area with cash palliatives. Mr Charles Ngene, the President General of the community, made the disclosure on Sunday at the inauguration of the first phase of the cash transfers to the beneficiaries. Ngene…

Moscow-Bound Plane Called Back After Pilot Tests Positive For COVID-19

An Air India scheduled to land in Moscow on Saturday was called back after one of its pilots tested positive for COVID-19, local media reports said. The VT-EXR Air India flight on its way to Moscow from Delhi to bring back stranded Indians was immediately asked to return as per the protocol. Since it was…