Easter: Pope Francis slams weapons spending in time of COVID-19

Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called armed conflict and military spending during a pandemic “scandalous”.  Coronavirus has meant this has been the second…

*Family of 5, homeless as Lagos landlord seizes property, locks them out for owing rent (Vanguard)*Develop waterways to ease transportation hardship in Lagos, indigenes urge government (Tribune)

Family of 5, homeless as Lagos landlord seizes property, locks them out for owing rent (Vanguard) A family of five the Olalekan Baloguns of European Quarters, Meiran area of Lagos, has been rendered homeless after their landlord allegedly seized their…

*Customs invade Lagos market, cart away rice, money (Punch)*Lagos plans five new schools for dropouts (Guardian)

Customs invade Lagos market, cart away rice, money (Punch) Controversy has trailed the invasion of the Better Life section of the Ikotun Market in Lagos State by men of the Nigeria Customs Service. While some of the traders claimed that…

*Motorists groan over deplorable roads, potholes in Isolo, Mushin (Guardian)*Customs officer shot, deformed me without offence –Clearing agent (Punch)

Motorists groan over deplorable roads, potholes in Isolo, Mushin (Guardian) Worried by the bad state of Mushin/Isolo roads and dreadful traffic gridlock in the area, motorists and road users have called on the state and local council to stand up…

*One killed, many injured in clash between cultists in Lagos (DailyTrust)*FG to rehabilitate burnt Lagos Airport Link Bridge (Vanguard)

One killed, many injured in clash between cultists in Lagos (DailyTrust) One person was killed while many were injured when a fight broke out among suspected members of Aiye and Buccaneer at Ikosi area of Ketu in Lagos. At least,…

*Rehab: Lagos sets to shut Apapa Marine Bridge for 3 months (Vanguard)*COVID-19 Protocols: US renovates consular pavilion for visa applicants in Lagos (NewTelegraph)

Rehab: Lagos sets to shut Apapa Marine Bridge for 3 months (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to shut the Marine Bridge on the Apapa outward section of the bridge, partially for three months from Tuesday, March 9…

Pope Francis appoints first woman to the Synod of Bishops

The Pope has appointed a woman as an undersecretary to the Synod of Bishops for the first time. Sister Nathalie Becquart, who is from France, will have voting rights in the body, which advises the pontiff and debates some of…

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One killed as police, okada riders clash in Lagos (Punch) One person yet-to-be-identified was reportedly shot dead while another was injured on Saturday during a clash between commercial motorcyclists popularly known as okada riders and policemen at the Itire area…

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Kukah into Vatican Council on human rights, justice

Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd. Matthew Kukah, into the Pontifical Council for human rights, justice and development. The Director, Social Communications of Sokoto diocese, Fr. Chris Omotosho disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday…

*Christmas: My account has been frozen, I need help -EndSARS promoter (Punch)*Lagos govt, CAN differ over crossover services (Nation)

Christmas: My account has been frozen, I need help -EndSARS promoter (Punch) Victor Israel, one of the doctors, who provided medical assistance to youths protesting against police brutality and bad governance in Port Harcourt, has appealed for help. Israel, on…

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