Nigeria bleeds at 60…

It has been a black, bloody week for Nigerians. Lives and limbs have been lost. Many have also been injured as armed security operatives, alleged to be from the Nigerian Army, opened fire on peaceful protesters who were only demanding for better governance and an end to police brutality. This, indeed, is a sad reality….

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The complexity of today’s economic environment requires leaders to develop a coordinated strategy to promote organisational sustainability and maintain a competitive advantage in the global economy. A leadership preparedness strategy focused on the development of future leaders facilitates a seamless leadership transition when planned. A leaders’ challenge is managing talent effectively and meeting the organisation’s…

#EndSARS: INEC postpones October 31 legislative bye-elections…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the bye-elections in six Senatorial Districts and nine State Constituencies, scheduled for October 31 due to the ntaionwide #EndSARS protests. INEC’s decision is in compliance with Section 26 (2) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), which gives it the power to postpone an election if there…

#EndSARS: Young parliamentarians urge Buhari to address Nigerians…

Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) in the National Assembly has strongly called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the Nation over the #EndSARS# peaceful protests which has degenerated into killings and destructions across the country. The Forum also asked the National Assembly to as a matter of urgency reconvene for an emergency session to discuss…

EndSARS protests: Buhari cautions youths against being used to truncate...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday cautioned Nigerian youths against being used by subversive elements to truncate the nation’s nascent democracy. The President speaking in a national broadcast on the ongoing EndSARS Protests, who noted that the choice to demonstrate peacefully is a fundamental right of citizens as enshrined in Section 40 of Nigeria’s Constitution and…

Hoodlums attack Ondo prison, free 58 inmates…

No fewer than 58 inmates at the National Correctional Service Centre in Okitipupa, Ondo state were on Thursday released when some suspected hoodlums attacked the facility. BusinessDay learnt that the hoodlums also burnt a vehicle in the process. It was also gathered that several items were destroyed in the premises of the prison. Ogundare Babatunde,…

#EndSARS: Lagos Reps condemn invasion of Oba palace, destruction of...

The Lagos State Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in very strong terms, the invasion of the Palace of the Oba of Lagos which it viewed as an attack on the peoples’ heritage and a sacrilege during the #EndSARS protests. The Caucus at a press briefing in Abuja, addressed by its Leader, Dolapo…

#EndSARS protests: Global Union backs PENGASSAN’s calls for arrest of...

The Industrial Global union, has declared support for the resolve of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to go on strike if President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t unveil the security agents who attacked Lekki toll gates’ unarmed protesters on Tuesday night. In a statement by its Vice President for Africa, Issa Aremu…

#EndSARS: Current crisis eroding the moral credibility of APC –...

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, says the current crisis by #EndSARS protests is eroding the moral credibility of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its political leaders. Lukman stressed that a situation where lives of the nation’s leaders are being threatened and the ruling party and government demostrate weak…

EndSARS: Orji Kalu backs Nigerian youths…

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, has thrown his weight behind Nigerian youths calling for an end to Police brutality in the country. The Nigerian Youths have in the last two weeks embarked on #EndSARS protest; demanding reform of the entire Police and calling for good governance in the country. The Senator,…

Finally, Buhari addresses the nation at 7pm…

President Muhamadu Buhari will this evening address Nigeria on the ongoing security crisis arising from the shooting of protesters in Lekki, Lagos, on Tuesday night, according to the Presidency Nigeria Twitter handle. “Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President @MBuhari will make a national broadcast Thursday, October 22,…

Southwest journalists demand for compensation for media houses, press men...

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), southwest Zone, has called for adequate compensation for all journalists and media houses affected by the attacks carried out recently by hoodlums in the region. The union also decried the attack on some media houses in the region by hoodlums, describing the act as barbaric and unfortunate. Recalled that…