The Morning Report: Ganduje Reinstates Suspended Aide, Lagos Police Makes 7 Demands From Gov Sanwo-Olu, Barcelona Mocks Ronaldo

Ganduje Reinstates Suspended Aide Who Attacked President Buhari

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered the reinstatement of his suspended Special Adviser on Social Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai.

Ganduje, who suspended Salihu Tanko Yakasai for attacking President Muhammadu Buhari over EndSars protests, reinstated the aide without much details.

Yakasai took to his Twitter handle accusing President Buhari of been insensitive to the plights of Nigerians who suffered acute poverty, hunger and diseases…READ MORE>>>

 

Bamgbose Writes Donald Trump As US Rejects Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment

Olusegun Bamgbose, National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has written President Donald Trump over the US opposition to the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.

In a letter forwarded to White House on Wednesday, Bamgbose made a passionate appeal to the US Government to withdraw its opposition to Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination as consensus candidate for the WTO top job.

Bamgbose noted that the other candidate, South Korean Minister Yoo Myung-hee is no doubt a prominent trade expert, who has distinguished herself as an experienced trade negotiator and trade policy maker, but insisted, however, Okonjo-Iweala has an edge over her…READ MORE>>>

 

Lagos Police Makes 7 Demands From Gov Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, made at least seven demands from the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Sanwo-Olu visited the Lagos Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, the State capital, where he met with the officers in the Command, including CP, DIG, AIG Zone 2, All Area Commanders and all DPOs across the State.

The visit came days after the #EndSARS protest against police brutality and extortion and widespread looting and arson in Lagos…READ MORE>>>

 

Man Utd’s New Signing Tests Positive For COVID-19

Alex Telles has missed Manchester United’s last two matches after testing positive for COVID-19, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed.

After making his debut against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last week, Telles was left out of the squad that drew 0-0 with Chelsea in the Premier League last weekend.

The defender was also absent as Solskjaer’s side crushed RB Leipzig 5-0 on Wednesday night and Solskjaer has revealed why…READ MORE>>>

Barcelona Mocks Ronaldo, Juventus After 2-0 Win

Barcelona took to social media to mock Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus, following their 2-0 win over the Serie A champions on Wednesday night.

The LaLiga giants scored in each half, to move top of their Champions League group with two wins from two games.

Ousmane Dembele’s shot was deflected over Wojciech Szczesny, before Lionel Messi converted a late penalty…READ MORE>>>

Ahmed Musa Reveals Next Destination After Al Nassr Terminates His Deal

Ahmed Musa has said he is looking to make a return to Europe, after leaving Al Nassr.

The 28-year-old left Leicester City for the Saudi Arabian side in 2018, after playing 21 times in the Premier League over two years.

During his two-year stint in Riyadh, Musa helped Al Nassr win the Saudi Premier League and the Saudi Super Cup in 2019…READ MORE>>>

 

Police Framed Me Up – Pastor Accused Of Looting Medical Equipment In Kogi

A Pastor, Edinor Sunday accused of looting medical equipment from Kogi medical store has accused the Nigeria Police Force of framing him up.

Sunday was among the 56 suspects paraded by the Kogi State Police command on Wednesday, in connection with alleged looting of a medical equipment store on Monday.

The suspect, who is in charge of a church in Kabba junction, while fielding questions from journalists, noted that when some suspected hoodlums were shooting sporadically along zone eight on Monday, he had to abandon his faulty car to save his own life…READ MORE>>>

 

Lupita Nyong’o Calls For An End To Police Brutality In Nigeria

International star, Lupita Nyong’o has reacted to the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate, resulting in the death of some protesters.

On the 20th of October 2020, protesters and the world were left stunned as military men shot at unarmed Nigerians who had gathered at the Lekki Toll Plaza to demand an end to police brutality.

Reacting to the turn of events, the Black Panther actress condemned the “woundings and murders of Nigerians in Lekki.” She also called for an end to police brutality in Nigeria…READ MORE>>>