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LOOTING, VANDALISM: We lost properties worth N2bn – Apo traders

Traders in Apo, especially the unfortunate victims of the violence that followed the EndSARS protest on October 10, 2020, continue to count their losses which they put at over N2billion days after the carnage that was visited on their businesses. It was a day that the wind of EndSARS protests that swept across the country […]


Lagos Judicial Panel discovers five more bullet cartridges

The Lagos Judicial panel of inquiry on dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) brutality and other matters yesterday recovered no fewer than five additional bullet cartridges from the Lekki Tollgate, where #EndSARS protesters were allegedly attacked by military personnel in the state. Saturday Telegraph gathered that the panel recovered the items during an unscheduled visit to […]

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Buhari parleys European Council Chair on Okonjo-Iweala, others issues

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday held a video conference with Mr. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, during which the latter reiterated Europe’s support for Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Buhari was leading Nigeria’s […]

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World Bank: Remittances to Nigeria, others to fall by 9% this year

Remittances to Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries are likely to drop by 9 per cent to $44billion in 2020 due to the effects of the coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic, the World Bank has said. The Bank, which made this prediction in its latest, “Migration and Development Brief,” also projected that as the pandemic and economic crisis […]

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Some prominent Nigerians, including a former Provost Marshal of the Nigeria Army, Brig Gen Idada Ikponmwen (rtd) and some senior lawyers, including Chief Mike Ahamba and Mr. Monday Ubani, have berated the Nigerian Army over its inconsistencies in response to the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza, Lagos. Saying that the […]

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CBN report shows decline in consumer confidence

Deteriorating economic conditions and falling family income led to a decline in consumers’ overall confidence index in Q3 2020, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) latest Consumer Expectations Survey (CES) report. The report posted on the apex bank’s website yesterday, shows that at -21.2 point the consumers’ confidence index in Q3 2020, was […]

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MASSOB meets S’East govs, Igbo leaders, demand Igbo president in 2023

Pro-Biafra group, Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), under the leadership of Uchenna Madu, yesterday met with the South-East governors and other Igbo leaders with a declaration that Ndigbo be supported to produce the President of Nigeria in 2023. The meeting was in continuation of efforts to find lasting peace within […]