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Nigerian economy loses N700bn over the last 12 days as a result of the nationwide protests


NIGERIA'S economy has lost about N700bn ($1.82bn) over the last 12 days of the #EndSars protests  as the nationwide demonstrations led to a significant shutdown of economic activity according to figures just published by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).



#EndSARS protesters raise nearly $10,000 to buy prosthetic limb for disabled demonstrator


DEMONSTRATORS protesting against police brutality in Nigeria have successfully raised N3.7m ($9,650) within four hours to purchase a prosthetic limb for a disabled simply known as Jane who has been participating in the protests on crutches.



Covid-19 presidential task force warns Nigerians against travelling to the UK and US and three other nations


NIGERIAN health officials have warned members of the public against travelling to the UK and four other countries as well as receiving visitors from there because of the high risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus.



Amaechi says federal government plans to borrow $11bn to construct Lagos to Calabar railway line


TRANPORT minister Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the federal government is planning to apply for an $11bn loan to construct the Lagos-Calabar coastal railway line along Nigeria's 853km Atlantic coastline.



Sanwoolu imposes curfew across Lagos State as hoodlums hijack protest and burn down police station

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has imposed a 24 curfew across Lagos State starting from 4pm today in response to the recent violence that has resulted from hoodlums hijacking the peaceful #EndSARS protests and setting the state ablaze.



10 other matters that are angering our youth which also need to be addressed with the same seriousness as police brutality

Ayo Akinfe

(1) The jumbo pay packages of our lawmakers are an affront to any decent society

(2) The impunity with which corrupt people are running the country. Orji Uzor Kalu was convicted of fraud by a court but remains a senator, while Abdullahi Ganduje was caught red handed receiving bribes yet remains a governor


Femi Falana warns Buratai that he could face charges at ICC if army cracks down on protesters


HUMAN rights lawyer Femi Falana has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to use the military against #EndSARS protesters making it clear that if this happens chief of army staff Lt General Tukur Buratai faces being charged with crimes against humanity.



Catholic bishops endorse anti-Sars campaign saying it is a true reflection of Nigerian public opinion


FAITH body the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria(CBCN) has thrown its weight behind the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria saying the movement is a true representation of the problems the nation is facing.



Finance minister confident Nigeria will produce 1m tonnes of steel a year when Kaduna plant is completed


FINANCE minister Zainab Ahmed is confident that when the new Kaduna steel mill is up and running it will spark off the Nigerian industrial revolution as it will have the capacity to produce 1m tonnes a year.




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