Retired police officers storm NASS, protest over unpaid pensions

RETIRED police officers, under the aegis of contributory pension scheme, yesterday stormed the National Assembly to protest several months of unpaid pensions by the federal government. The retired police officers carried placards and stood by the Mopol gate entrance of…

Kogi community protests alleged ‘secret installation’ of traditional ruler

Aggrieved people of the Iloke Community in Mopa-Muro Local Government Area of Kogi State, on Monday, May 20, expressed their reservations over what they termed as the ‘secret installation’ of the new Elulu of Mopa, Chief Muyiwa Ibeun. According to…

Georgia ‘‘returning to the past’’ with foreign agents law, says president

Georgia is “returning to the past” through the new foreign agents law, the president of the former Soviet state has said, as EU ministers urge the government to “take a way out”. Speaking at a press conference with the foreign…

Thousands march in Georgia over foreign influence bill

Tens of thousands of Georgians have taken to the streets of the capital Tbilisi on Saturday evening to protest a controversial “foreign influence” bill backed by the government. Protesters marched to the capital’s Europe Square holding Georgian and EU flags,…

Police confirm Ogbomoso nightclub killing, detain officers involved

The Oyo Police Command has confirmed the killing of one Iyanfa Damilola at a nightclub in Ogbomoso on Monday and also detained officers involved in the incident.  Police operatives were dispatched to the nightclub at the ”Under G” area, Owode…

Alexei Navalny: Widow urges Russians to protest on election day

Yulia Navalnaya, the widow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has called for an election day protest against President Vladimir Putin. As part of the protest, people should form long queues at polling stations on 17 March at midday, Ms…

Hardship: Makinde joins labour protest in Oyo, says there’s hunger, anger in the land

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, joined Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC protesters in the state in raising agitation about the deteriorating economic situation in the country. The governor said hardship and poverty have reached alarming levels, with many unable…

US airman sets himself on fire outside Israel embassy to protest ‘genocide’

An active member of the United States military has set himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC, according to officials, in an apparent act of protest against Israel’s devastating war on Gaza. The man, whose name was…

Gospel or gossip; depends on who’s preaching it

Two videos got me wondering; one was a drama that took place in a Redeemed Christian church where a pastor, while on the altar preaching, was called out as a fraud by the woman he got pregnant and ran off…

10 hospitalised as police, cult groups clash in Lagos schools

There was pandemonium on Wednesday, January 31, after a fight broke out among some cult groups said to be students of Community Senior Grammar School and Ikotun High School at Ikotun in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.…

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