*Others were accepted but I was rejected thrice at ritualists’ den – Rivers’ abducted nurse (Punch)*Lawmaker decries deplorable state of Lagos-Badagry Expressway (Guardian)

Others were accepted but I was rejected thrice at ritualists’ den – Rivers’ abducted nurse (Punch) An 18-year-old auxiliary nurse, Rachael David, has relived her close shave with death at a suspected ritual killers’ den in Rivers State after she…

COVID-19, #EndSARS batter Insurance sector

Adverse operating environment  headlined by COVID-19 pandemic and #EndSARS protest in 2020 has taken a massive toll on the growth rate of the Nigerian insurance industry. But top 16 insurers have managed to record positive figures in their 2020 financial…

Price hike persists in Lagos despite end to food blockage from north

It was a relief to many residents of Lagos State as northern traders, on Wednesday, resumed supplies of food items to southern states and end the strike that began on February 25. The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers…

Blockade: Beef scarcity, rising cost of food items hit southern states

The strike action embarked upon by the cattle and foodstuff dealers under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has driven up prices of beef, food and vegetables in the South. AUFCDN, an…

*#EndSARS: Cleric tasks Sanwo-Olu on compensation for victims (Sun)*Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, Tinubu, Fashola, others pay tribute to Late state house Imam (Guardian)

#EndSARS: Cleric tasks Sanwo-Olu on compensation for victims (Sun) A call has gone to the Lagos State Government to include the families of victims of #EndSARS protest in its compensation package.    The call was made, Friday, by Chairman of the…

Aregbesola urges Lagos to identify charlatans who give youths bad name

Lagos State stakeholders’ engagement on internal security and conflict resolution across the country has said charlatans among well-meaning youths should be identified to forestall their destructive activities. Top government functionaries who spoke at the event agreed that if the charlatans…

*Over three weeks after, I still carry bullets in my body – Lekki Toll Gate shooting survivor (Punch)*We never used live ammunition on #EndSARS protesters – Nigerian Army tells panel (Guardian)

Over three weeks after, I still carry bullets in my body – Lekki Toll Gate shooting survivor (Punch) One of the survivors of the shooting that marred the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, Meshack Esanibi, says the…

Ijaw Youths to tackle FG on true federalism, resource control, others

As the nation continues to contend with the aftermath of the #ENDSARS protest, the apex body of Ijaw youths worldwide, the Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC), has called for calm, saying they would soon come out with a strong position on…

#EndSARS: Lagos declares 24-hour curfew

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state effective 4pm Tuesday (today). The governor made this known in a statement while lamenting that the protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings had morphed into violence.…

Youths raise N4.1m to buy prosthetic leg for #EndSARS protester without limb

Youths have raised ₦ 4,119,570.00 to buy a prosthetic leg for a lady who joined the #EndSARS protest in Abuja, Jane Obiene. As of 01.15pm when our correspondent visited the donation page, 727 people had contributed. Information on the page…

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