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VP Osinbajo heads committee to engage Nigerian youths, others on national issues

The National Economic Council, NEC, has set up a committee to engage the youths in Nigeria, civil society organizations, religious and traditional leaders on employment, social safety net programmes and national unity, among other issues of national concern. The decision to set up the committee was reached at Monday’s emergency meeting of the NEC, presided […]

Governance

National Security: President Buhari urges security agencies to be cautious, professional

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to do their best professionally, to contain the current security challenge necessitated by violent protests in some parts of the country, without aggravating the situation. He has also directed government at all levels to do their best to address the problem, to avoid further escalation. National Security Adviser, […]

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Lekki protests: ECOWAS urges Nigerian security forces to exercise restraint

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Wednesday urged Nigerian security forces to handle all protests with caution and professionalism. There have been daily protests over police brutality across Nigeria for nearly two weeks. Meanwhile, witnesses said Soldiers shot at protesters in the Lekki district of Lagos on Tuesday evening,.     Source: […]

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Defence Headquarters calls for patience on alleged killings of ENDSARS protesters in Lagos

Nigerian Defence Headquarters  has called on Nigerians to  have patience with the military as panel have been set to look into the alleged video circulating on the killing of the ENDSARS protectors in Lagos State in  South West Nigeria The Coordinator, Defence, Media Operations, Major General John Enenche made  the call during a news briefing in […]