Buhari Gives Ministers One Week To Submit Reports
President Muhammadu Buhari has given ministers in his cabinet until next week, to submit reports of their consultations with their constituents on the ongoing #ENDSARS protests.
The protests were hijacked by hoodlums all across the country, resulting in looting and arson of properties.
Last week, during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, Buhari told the Ministers to go and interface with their constituents in a bid to stop the looting and burning of government and private properties…READ MORE>>>
‘Humbled To Be Declared Candidate With Largest, Broadest Support’- Okonjo-Iweala
The Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said she was humbled to be declared the candidate with the largest votes amongst the 164 member states of the 25-year-old global trade organization.
DAILY POST had reported that the Former Minister of Finance, would likely emerge as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO after polling 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her opponent, South Korea’s trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee.
Reacting, the Former Minister in a tweet via her Twitter account on Thursday said she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organization despite United States opposition to her candidacy…READ MORE>>>
Hoodlums Attack Abia Health Centers, Loot Equipment
The Abia State Government has expressed sadness over the destruction and looting of Abia State Dental Center, Aba, and Primary Health Authority office in Aba South LGA.
The State Commissioner for Informer, John Okiyi Kalu, alleged that the properties were destroyed by hoodlums who hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protests.
Kalu said vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans and other equipment like disposables and consumables were carted away…READ MORE>>>
Osun Govt Hands Over Recovered Loots To Owners
Osun State government, on Thursday, handed over recovered public and private loots to their respective owners with proofs of ownerships and means of identifications before collection.
Also, owners of the looted items were also made to sign a bond with the police in case any other claimants resurface.
Speaking at the state government house where the looted items were deposited, the Secretary of the ad-hoc committee put in place for the recovery of the items in the state, Samson Owoyokun, revealed that the state government had earlier carried out enumeration in collaboration with the police to officially itemise property lost by individuals and government in order to prevent wrongfully claim of ownership…READ MORE>>>
Made In Lagos: Wizkid Set To Release New Album Tonight
Award-winning Nigerian singer, Wizkid is set to release his fourth album, Made-In-Lagos by 11.11 on Thursday (Today).
The singer took to his social media page to make the announcement as he wrote,…READ MORE>>>
Cross River Communities Use Town Criers To Warn Of Impending Consequences
Communities in Cross River State have utilised the services of local town criers in warning against the consequences of the recent End SARS looting.
The town criers who went through in the eighteen local government areas of the state also begged hoodlums to return public and private properties looted during and after the End SARS protest.
A town crier from one of the communities, Effiong Asukwo, who spoke to DAILY POST said he made the announcements in various dialects of the different communities for impact and understanding…READ MORE>>>
Lagos To Close Third Mainland Bridge Friday Night
The Lagos State Government has announced a total closure of the Adekunle to Adeniji section of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs.
Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, made the announcement in a statement.
The closure of would be from midnight of Friday, October 30 to Sunday, November 1, 2020…READ MORE>>>
Arsenal Vs Dundalk: Arteta’s Tactics Frustrate Me – Willian
Arsenal midfielder, Willian, has said he gets “frustrated” by Mikel Arteta’s tactics.
However, he admits he is “learning a lot” from his new manager.
Willian moved from Chelsea to Arsenal as a free agent after seven years at Stamford Bridge.
During his seven-year spell there, he won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the Europa League…READ MORE>>>
Nigeria Vs Sierra Leone: Rohr Invites 24 Players For AFCON Qualifying Double-Header
The head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has released a list of 24 players, ahead of next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sierra Leone.
The usual suspects like captain Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong make the cut.
Nigeria’s top scorer in the series, Victor Osimhen, returns after missing out of this month’s friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia, along with midfielder Joe Aribo and goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi…READ MORE>>>