4 DEAD, MANY INJURED AS PEOPLE STAMPEDE FOR COVID-19 PALLIATIVES IN KOGI

Four persons reportedly died and many injured as a result of a stampede that occurred when hundreds of people on Sunday stormed the Kogi State warehouse in Lokoja to cart away the remaining palliatives from the building. The warehouse located along the Murtala Mohammed way, very close to Kpata market in Lokoja was invaded as early as 7 am since Saturday to Sunday by mostly women and youth who stormed the place for covid-19 palliatives. The dead victims were said to have been stepped upon when the gates were thrown…

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LINDA IKEJI TO THE RESCUE, PROMISES TO HELP FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS WHOSE SHOPS WERE LOOTED OR DESTROYED BY THUGS

  Linda Ikeji has promised to offer help to female entrepreneurs whose businesses were looted during the crisis that followed the End SARS protests in Lagos state. The Linda Ikeji Media CEO called on small business owners affected by the lootings to send a mail with photos and videos of their looted stores and an estimate of the value of what was lost. She promised to help some small business owners to rebuild. She said: The events of the last few days has left me really sad and horrified. But…

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SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS, MINISTERS VISIT SANWO-OLU, SEE PICS

South-West governors Sunday visited the Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the destruction of properties and social disorder the state experienced in the past days. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Minister of State for Health, Olorunmibe Mamora and Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Niyi Adebayo; Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare and Minister of Mines and Steel, Olamilekan Adegbite, were among those who paid him a courtesy visit. Among the governors who visted Sanwo-Olu include: Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo…

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ABUJA LOOTERS DEFY TEARGAS, CART AWAY GOODS FROM IDU WAREHOUSE

Residents carting away loots from Warehouse in Abuja By Luminous Jannamike Some hoodlums, on Sunday, broke into a warehouse located at the Moh’d Namadi Sambo street in Idu Industrial layout, Abuja and carted away food and clothing items. Sources, who were at the scene when the break-in occurred, confirmed the incident to our correspondent. A resident, Philip Oluwayemi, said the warehouse was attacked around 3:44 pm. He said the perpetrators carted away bags of rice, cartons of tinned tomatoes, cereals, milk, bales of Ankara materials, and other items. Oluwayemi said,…

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THUGS ATTACK NAFDAC WAREHOUSE IN KADUNA, CART AWAY FAKE AND EXPIRED DRUGS, SEE PICS

Suspected thugs have attacked the office of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control in Kaduna State, carting away seized fake and expired drugs and beverages. The drugs were seized from illicit drug dealers and meant for destruction. Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Government has warned of health risk from drugs and beverages looted from the NAFDAC office and other warehouses in the state capital. Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement said the looted items including expired, prohibited and dangerous drugs, posed a great danger to…

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WOMAN WHOSE SON DIED IN LEKKI SHOOTING SHOWS UP, CURSES THOSE WHO SAID NO ONE DIED

  A woman claiming to be the mother of a young man who reportly died in the Lekki shootings has spoken up to counter the claims that no one died. Shortly after peaceful protesters were shot at on October 20, 2020, pictures started flying around of a young man named Anthony Okechukwu, who died in the shootings. A woman claiming to be Anthony’s mother has now spoken out from her base outside Nigeria. She said she found out about her son’s death online when she saw his photo being circulated.…

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KIDNAPPERS KILL COL. ONIFADE AFTER COLLECTING 10MIL RANSOM

  A Nigerian Army colonel, SB Onifade, who was abducted along Abuja-Kaduna Highway, has been reportedly killed by his abductors after collecting N10million ransom from his friends and family. Onifade, a consultant gynaecologist, was abducted near Olam Farms area of the highway while traveling on September 27, 2020. Sources who confirmed the development to Daily Nigerian, said that Onifade was killed on Saturday, despite payment of the N10million ransom. It was gathered that the Nigerian Army had launched massive rescue operation for the officer, while ransom negotiation was ongoing. Visit website

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SEE THE LIST OF ITEMS LOOTED IN SENATOR TESLIM FOLARIN’S HOME IN IBADAN

Senator Teslim Folarin representing Oyo Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has counted what he lost after angry youths invaded and looted his home at the weekend. The lawmaker revealed in a statement on Saturday that over 1,100 empowerment items such as motorcycles, deep freezers, generators, and grinding machines, among others were looted. The youths attacked his house at the Oluyole Estate extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Senator Folarin said the attack was carried out by those he described as coordinated hoodlums, adding that the invasion was…

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AYADE ORDERS HOUSE TO HOUSE SEARCH FOR LOOTED PALLIATIVES IN CALABAR

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has ordered for search of residential houses of people of Cross River State for possible recovery of looted items. The Governor said in a press release signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity Christian Ita that security agents should take legitimate action to halt violence and recover the stolen items. Prof Ayade confirmed that more soldiers were deployed to Calabar to help quell violence and asked security agencies in the State to take legitimate actions to halt the arson and carnage witnessed…

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MORE FUEL FOR FIRE: BUHARI SENDS HIS MINISTERS AND AIDES TO THEIR CONSTIUENCIES TO QUELL UNRESTS

Muhammadu Buhari By Okon Bassey in Uyo Imagine a minister or Presidential aide who has not been accessible, or had not not visited home for over a year being sent back to his constituency to go and speak with aggrieved constituents to calm down. That exactly is what Buhari has done. Worried by the level of destruction of properties and violence associated with protests across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched his Ministers and aides to their states to speak to the youths to shun violence. The Minister of…

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