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Joe Biden to roll out COVID-19 task force and reverse several Trump policies

Posted: November 9, 2020 at 9:11 am   /   NEWS

Joe Biden is preparing to name his new team of coronavirus advisers and deliver on a promise to get the pandemic under control in the US. The president-elect’s first order of business will be trying to bring down COVID-19 cases and deaths, which have totalled more than 9.9 million and over 237,000 in the US respectively – […]

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Lead not by example of power, but power of our example – JOE BIDEN

Posted: November 9, 2020 at 8:55 am   /   NEWS

Here is the full text of the remarks delivered by President-Elect Joe Biden on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.  The people of this nation have spoken. They have delivered us a clear victory. A convincing victory. A victory for “We the People.” We have won with the most votes ever cast for a […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Joe Biden declared winner of U.S. 2020 Presidential election

Posted: November 7, 2020 at 6:49 pm   /   NEWS

The Associated Press declares that Joe Biden has won the presidency of the United States in a record turnout election. Biden reached 290 electoral votes on Friday, after The Associated Press called Pennsylvania and Nevada in his favour on Saturday. Biden won both the electoral college and the popular vote, and is the first presidential […]

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Three Nigerian-Americans win in U.S 2020 elections

Posted: November 7, 2020 at 7:35 am   /   NEWS

Three Nigerian-Americans, Esther Agbaje, Oye Owolewa and Nnamdi Chukwuocha, have won their electoral bids in the United States 2020 election held on Tuesday. Miss Agbaje, who contested to represent District 59B in the Minnesota House of Representatives on the platform of the Democratic Party, won with 17,396 votes. The 35-year-old Harvard law graduate defeated Republican […]

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Residents break into warehouse in Ilorin, cart away COVID-19 palliatives

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 3:03 pm   /   Gist and Hype

lorin, the capital of Kwara State, was in disarray on Friday evening after hundreds of residents broke into the warehouse housing food items stored for distribution as COVID-19 palliatives. The warehouse is located around the Ilorin International Airport, opposite Oando filling station. People used motorcycles and buses to transport looted items from the warehouse to their […]

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Residents loot COVID-19 palliatives warehouse in Jos

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 2:56 pm   /   Gist and Hype

Some residents of Plateau State broke into government COVID-19 warehouse at the weekend and carted away various palliative items worth millions of naira. The warehouse is located at Bukuru, Jos, the Plateau State capital. In a video which emerged online, the people were seen on the compound where the palliatives were kept carting away foodstuffs […]

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A STATEMENT FROM THE COALITION OF PROTEST GROUPS ACROSS LAGOS AND NIGERIA

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 10:11 am   /   NEWS

Following the nationwide address from President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 22, we are more resolved to press not just for justice but for a new and better Nigeria where all citizens are safe and can thrive. Lagos State, where the hotbed of resistance began has been under state-wide curfew imposed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Prior […]

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Residents of Calabar invade covid-19 relief warehouse

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 9:31 am   /   Gist and Hype

It was believed that the disappointed residents besieged the warehouse which is located at Clement Ebri Drive following information form other residents who had visited the warehouse earlier. Information gathered revealed that the raw food items which were stored in the warehouse were originally meant to be shared to the residents of the state in […]

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Another warehouse containing Covid-19 palliatives discovered and looted in Ede, Osun State

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 9:12 am   /   Gist and Hype

Rampaging youths in Osun State on Friday discovered a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were hidden in Ede. The residents looted the warehouse at Cocoa Products Industry Nigeria Limited, Ede-Osogbo road, Ede North, Osun State. In a video circulated online, the resident were happy carting away food items from the warehouse owned by Osun State Government. […]

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Lagos residents cart away COVID-19 palliatives; govt condemns raid

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 8:59 am   /   Gist and Hype

Lagos residents on Thursday attacked a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were stored at Mazamaza community of Lagos. The community is located in Oriade Local Council Development Area of the state. Video clips circulating across social media showed that the residents, led by some hoodlums, gained entrance into the warehouse and looted COVID-19 food aid. The items carted […]

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