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Security on nationwide alert for ENDSARS anniversary protests
Security on nationwide alert for ENDSARS anniversary protests

Security has been beefed up across Lagos State, with armed policemen keeping watch at strategic locations in different parts of the commercial city. The move comes on the first anniversary of the EndSARS protests, which was broken up on the night of October 20, 2020. That was after thugs were unleashed against the protesters, and security operatives…

President Buhari welcomes Turkish President on two-day visit
President Buhari welcomes Turkish President on two-day visit

Relations between Nigeria and Turkey look set to get additional boost, as President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes his Turkish counterpart on a two-day visit. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Abuja yesterday, together with his wife, Emine Erdogan. During their stay, President Buhari and his visitor are expected to consider about twenty-four Bilateral Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding.…

Police insist on ban of street protests in Lagos
Police insist on ban of street protests in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has reinstated its ban on street protests to mark the anniversary of the EndSARS protest of October last year. The State Police Command says it will only allow an indoor and virtual programmes to mark the anniversary of the EndSARS protest, with enough security at such venues. The Police Public Relations Officer,…

President Buhari mourns Colin Powell
President Buhari mourns Colin Powell

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of condolence to United States President Joe Biden, over the death of former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell. President Buhari says he believes that as the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Powell was a great statesman and a global figure. In a statement by…

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japan’s coastal water
North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japan’s coastal water

North Korea has fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the coastal waters of Japan. Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida confirmed that two ballistic missiles had been fired in what he called a very regrettable launch. Authorities in Pyongyang unveiled the missile in January, describing it as “the world’s most powerful weapon”. This comes weeks after South…

US urge Federal Government to tackle visa and passport fraud
US urge Federal Government to tackle visa and passport fraud

The Nigerian government has been called upon to increase the capacity of the Nigeria Immigration Service on the investigation of visa and passport fraud. This was the outcome of a training session on security features of the new Next Generation U.S. Passport, which focused on recent fraud and counterfeiting trends. The training involved officials from the U.S.…

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