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#EndSARS: Nigerian general dismisses bloody Lagos protest videos as fake

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Seun Sanni, CNN. A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show people hurt or saying that they were being fired on, but an army general dismissed the footage. Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo, who heads the army’s 81st Division in Lagos, Read More…

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ASUU Strike: FG agrees to pay lecturers’ salaries without IPPIS

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Guardian Nigeria. The Federal Government has agreed to pay the salaries of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) using a different mode of payment other than the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen at the end Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

New TV show ‘Investment Chat’ premieres on Sunday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, NAN. A new television show where celebrity guests will be discussing matters of investment in luxurious environment will premiere on Nigerian screens on Sunday. Producer of ‘Investment Chat’, Stephen Akintayo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the display of luxury during the TV show would help to Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Featured

Use tourism to boost nation’s economy, artist urges govt

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Quintessence, Bonhams. Veteran artist, Jude Oni-Okpaku, on Saturday called on government at all levels to tap into the potential of art, culture and tourism to boost the nation’s economy. Oni-Okpaku, Chief Executive Officer, Quintessence Arts Gallery, made the call while addressing journalists on the Three-Day Cultural Weekend scheduled to hold from Nov. 27 Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Zidane in sullen mood after Madrid draw

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Alex Caparros/Getty Images, Tribal Football. Frustrated Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted through gritted teeth that his side had deserved more from their 1-1 draw with Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday even after they were out-played for most of the second half. Madrid, who were missing seven players including captain Sergio Ramos Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Brighton snap winless streak with 2-1 triumph at Villa

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Express & Star, PA. Brighton & Hove Albion celebrated their first Premier League victory since September after Danny Welbeck helped them to a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Saturday with his first goal for the club. Solly March also netted a fine goal for the visitors to cancel out Ezri Konsa’s equaliser Read More…