The Morning Report: Nigeria Needs Healing – Osinbajo, 5 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Abuja, Troost-Ekong Gives Condition For Super Eagles To Win Match

End SARS: Nigeria Needs Healing – Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that Lagos State, as well as the entire country, needs healing.

Osinbajo, during his visit to Lagos State yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, assured that there would be comprehensive justice for all Nigerians affected by police brutality and the crisis that greeted the End SARS protests.

Osinbajo gave the assurance on Monday in Lagos State at the launch of the Rebuild Lagos Trust Fund…READ MORE>>>


5 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Abuja

Mrs Walida Isa, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Federal Capital Territory, has said that five prospective corps members have tested positive for COVID-19.

She made this known on Monday in Abuja at the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch `B’ Stream 1 corps members.

Isa, who did not reveal their names, said that 853 corps members were registered after they were tested for COVID-19…READ MORE>>>


Why More People May Die If Trump Doesn’t Cooperate

US President-elect, Joe Biden, has expressed frustration about Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate on the White House transition process.

According to Biden, “more people may die” without a coordinated fight on COVID-19.

He stated this while speaking to reporters in Wilmington, when asked what is the greatest threat from Trump blocking a smooth transfer of power…READ MORE>>>


Troost-Ekong Gives Condition For Super Eagles To Win Match

Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, has said that Gernot Rohr’s men will beat Sierra Leone in Tuesday’s second leg Group L match-day four 2022 AFCON qualifier tie if they can replicate their first half performance which saw them race to a 4-0 lead in the first leg reverse fixture.

Sierra Leone made a shock comeback by cancelling a 4-0 deficit to draw 4-4 against the Super Eagles in the reverse fixture in Benin City, Edo State last Friday.

Speaking after the Super Eagles’ training session on Monday, Troost-Ekong said at his pre-match press conference that Rohr’s side must make sure they concentrate throughout the duration of the match, adding that they are ready to tackle Sierra Leone in Freetown…READ MORE>>>


Niger Gov Recovers From COVID-19

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has tested negative for COVID-19 following repeat tests of the viral disease.

This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Monday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the governor had on Nov. 9, announced that he tested positive to COVID-19 via his official Twitter handle and immediately went into isolation…READ MORE>>>


Police Threatens To Shut Down Afrika Shrine Because Of #EndSARS – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, an Afrobeat musician and a son of late activist and music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti has raised alarm over plans by the Lagos police to shut down Afrika Shrine where he had planned to stage an EndSARS event.

The musician who shared on Instagram said that the event will still hold despite his family which runs Afrika Shrine objecting to him staging it at the venue.

He said the event will launch resistance to the tyranny of the current regime in Nigeria…READ MORE>>>

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