The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai and General Officers Commanding (GOC) of the Divisions and Operation Commanders are currently brainstorming on the threat to national security occasioned by the #EndSARS protests. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the meeting is holding in the Army Conference Room at the Defence Headquarters.Continue Reading

Following reports that COVID-19 Palliatives that were meant to be distributed to Nigerians during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic were hoarded by the State governments, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) in a statement has denied the allegations, describing it as “inaccurate, entirely erroneous and untrue but also mischievous”.Continue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities will meet today over the application of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and the proposed release of N30 billion university revitalisation fund. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, while speaking onContinue Reading

Office of the Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) at Oke-eda, Akure has been gutted by fire. The building also housed the Marketing office of the State Radio Corporation. The cause of the inferno which completely razed the office complex remained unknown. Many office materials were destroyed by theContinue Reading

The International Human Rights Protection Forum (IHRPF) has threatened to drag disc jockey, Obianuju Udeh, popularly known as ‘DJ Switch’ to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over misleading reports on the #EndSARS protests in Lekki toll gate on Tuesday. The humanitarian group, with headquarters in Florida, United States, said Obianuju‘s claimsContinue Reading

The United Nations has disclosed that its assets have been vandalised in Calabar, the capital of Cross River. This was disclosed by Edward Kallon, US resident and humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria on Sunday via Twitter. He also shared photos showing a mob destroying UN 5 and invading the global agency’sContinue Reading

Following the alleged Lekki Toll Plaza shooting by armed men in army uniforms, more eyewitnesses and victims have taken to the social media to share their accounts of the incident. Despite the denial of the Nigerian army and concerned authorities, some eyewitnesses and victims claim that many protesters were killed.Continue Reading