*Evans: Scared witnesses can testify online, court rules (Nation)*Firefighters struggle to rescue goods worth N500m from Lagos fire (Nation)

Evans: Scared witnesses can testify online, court rules (Nation) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, has granted permission to two witnesses who do not want to appear in court to testify against kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias…

*Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation)*FG expels unauthorised developers from Lagos National Stadium, concludes verification exercise (Leadership)

Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation) Lagos and Kano States’ Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Abdullahi Ganduje have given reasons their states deserve extra 1 per cent in the proposed revenue sharing…

NEMA receives 162 Nigerian returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday said it had received 162 Nigerian returnees from Libya through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, told the News…

1 dies, 3 trapped as another building collapses in Lagos

Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the…

Buhari approves Ahmed Mustapha Habib as NEMA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Mustapha Habib as Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The Presidency made this know in a statement on Monday evening, saying the former DG would join the newly launched…

*Faces and profiles of the new service chiefs (Tribune)*NECO releases new date for 2020 SSCE (NewTelegraph)

Faces and profiles of the new service chiefs (Tribune) The new Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Leo Irabor, with Army number 8370, was born on October 5, 1965. He is from Ika South of Delta State and he is…

Before the 2nd wave: Humanitarian ministry and Nigeria’s COVID-19 response – Dapo Bruce

As the year draws to a close with ministries and MDAs auditing past performance and defending their 2021 draft budgets it has become expedient to look at how effective the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development was…

10 escape death as boat capsizes in Lagos

No fewer than 10 passengers escaped death on Tuesday evening when their boat capsized on Lagos Waterways, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Coordinator in Lagos State, who made this known in a…

Understanding the synergy between Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and NEMA – Michael Jimoh

Trawling through twitter, this writer came across a tweet – HM @sadiya_farouq on an official visit to @nemanigeria. The DG updated the Hon. Minister @sadiya_farouq and the perm sec Jalal Arabi on the activities, interventions and responses of @nemanigeria with…

*Lagos Assembly crisis: Aggrieved lawmakers link feud with Pension Bill for Speaker (Punch) *Lagos explosion not caused by oil pipeline vandalism – NEMA (Guardian)

Lagos Assembly crisis: Aggrieved lawmakers link feud with Pension Bill for Speaker (Punch) Some aggrieved members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have alleged that the  Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, removed  some principal officers  of the body because they…

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