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Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala confirmed as WTO DG

All members of the WTO's top decision-making body, the General Council, agreed on her appointment in a virtual meeting which had just one agenda item, they said. The WTO subsequently confirmed the choice.

Police charge Debo Macaroni, 39 other Lekki protesters to court

The protesters, including entertainer Debo Macaroni, were charged on Saturday evening for taking part in a demonstration against injustice at Lekki Toll Gate, scene of October 20, 2020, killing of protesters by armed Nigerian soldiers.

Three killed as suspected herdsmen invade Ogun community

“They did not come with their cattle for grazing. They just stormed the village, killed people, and destroyed a lot of property.

Breaking: #DefendLagos group suspends Lekki counter protest

“If they come out to protest and the government allows that, it means that we can also protest. We trust the government. The state and FG have banned any protests in Lagos. If they come out and the government did not arrest them, it means that the government has failed us.”

Top Ife high-chief, Aguro passes on

Joining the 16 members of the Ooni-In-Council from the bottom as the Erebese of Ife, where he served diligently before rising through three other ranks; Lowa Ate, Laadin and Arode to become Aguro three years ago.

Lekki tollgate: Youth rep, Rinu, pulls out of Lagos #EndSARS panel – sights injustice

My stand on the reopening on the toll gate is clear; the state government and the private organisation operating the toll have not been cleared of collusion with elements allegedly deployed by the federal govt to target citizens on home soil during a time of peace, without provocation.

Trader clash leaves many injured in Ibadan

Shops were hurriedly shut while traders who had not bought anything fled the area but the presence of security agents had brought some level of sanity to the area.

First civilian governor of Lagos, Jakande, is dead

“On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and comrades of Baba Jakande,”

Another protest looms as Nigerians kicks against Lekki toll gate reopening

Omoyele Sowore, said the tollgate must remain shut until the perpetrators of the killings are brought to justice.

Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

He won control of policy in the Middle East, resulting in a diplomatic campaign to isolate Iran that led to a U.N. ceasefire order in the lengthy Iran-Iraq war. Shultz's tough stance was adopted by Reagan when U.S. planes bombed targets in Libya in April 1986 over Weinberger's opposition.

Erin-osun, Ilobu crisis: Tension as Police, Soldiers arrive to broker peace (videos)

People are already leaving their various home to the bush, where they are headed is currently unknown but it was gathered that they took such decision for the safety of their lives.

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy set to perform at the Grammys 2021 premiere ceremony

This is Burna Boy’s second Grammy nomination after losing to the iconic Angelique Kidjo during the last ceremony in 2020.

FG approves 39 licences for fish imports

Some people got approval last year but did not utilise their licences last year maybe because they did not have the capacity to import.

Breaking: Osun in turmoil as gunmen kill one, abduct passengers

The gunmen had reportedly attacked travellers and shot dead a man, whose name is not immediately available, while an unspecified number of passengers were also abducted.

Young man arrested for stabbing and raping 18-year-old girl in Bauchi

Wakil said the suspect was arrested afterwards while investigation is still in progress.