#EndSARS Crisis Has Complicated Matters For Me — Tinubu…

LAGOS – Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday lamented that #EndSARS protest has complicated matters for him politically as many Nigerians are blaming him for an incident he knows nothing about. In a statement made available to Daily Independent, Tinubu denied knowledge of the invitation of soldiers…

US Senate Votes To Advance Barrett Toward Final Confirmation…

Senate Republicans on Sunday voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections. The vote, which ended 51-48, came as the U.S. presidential election nears. According to the AP, Democrats were poised to keep the Senate in session into the night in attempts to stall, arguing that the Nov….

Chileans Vote On Changing Pinochet-Era Constitution…

A year to the day after more than one million people thronged downtown Santiago in the biggest march of Chile’s social uprising, Chileans vote Sunday on whether to change the country’s dictatorship-era constitution. Voters are expected to turn out in numbers, spurred on by slogans that scream from the graffiti-scrawled walls of central Santiago, harking…

Pence To Keep Campaigning After Aide Tests Positive For Coronavirus…

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence’s chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus but Pence plans to continue campaign travel, officials said. The White House argues Pence is an essential worker and therefore exempt from guidelines by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention that urge people who have been exposed to the virus to quarantine…

#EndSARS: NECO Postpones 2020 SSCE Indefinitely…

ABUJA- Owing to distractions caused by the #EndSARS campaign, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) Indefinitely. The Board of NECO came to the resolution after a review meeting on Thursday last week. Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division confirmed the development in a statement on…

#EndSARS: Timi Frank Urges EFCC, ICPC To Probe Governors, Agencies...

…Demands Distribution Of COVID-19 Donations To Nigerians LAGOS- Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) to probe and prosecute Governors and government agencies hoarding COVID-19 palliatives meant for…

Stop Attacking Tinubu, Group Urges Nigerians…

A Political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has called on Nigerians to stop the verbal and sometimes physical attack on top politician, Mr Bola Tinubu, and his assets. Director-General (D-G) of the group, Dr Johnny Ben, made the call in a statement on Saturday against the backdrop of  recent attacks  on assets that were purportedly traced to…

#EndSARS: APC Sues For Peace, Normalcy In Nigeria…

Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary National convention committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni said that the “All Progressives Congress (APC) is saddened by the unfortunate tragedy that had enveloped some parts of the country in the last few days by hoodlums who took over what was supposed to be a peaceful protest against the…

Ozil Commends Rashford Over Child Food Poverty Work…

Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil has expressed his admiration for Marcus Rashford on social media amid the Manchester United star’s campaign to end child food poverty in the UK. Rashford has been vocal in his attempt to secure free school meals for kids across the country, only to see his proposal voted down by MPs at the House of Commons. The England international…

#EndSARS: Buhari’s Speech Insult Upon Injury – Timi Frank…

LAGOS – Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progres­sives Congress (APC), on Fri­day, described President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s national address in response to the on­going protests against police brutality as an insult upon injury inflicted on Nigerians by his bad policies and harsh socio-economic conditions. Frank accused the Pres­ident of gross…

EndSARS: PDP Suspends Political Activities…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has put on hold all its political and electioneering activities. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Friday. Ologbondiyan said that the decision was a further mark of honour for Nigerian youths who were killed at…

Lekki Shooting: Buhari Addressed Int’l Community In His Broadcast –...

Lagos – Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari left out critical issues in his broadcast to the nation on Thursday evening on the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protests. Adesina, who was a guest on Channels Television programme ‘Politics Today’ which was monitored…