EndSARS: Civil society group slams governors for palliative hoarding

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The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has described the recent hoarding of palliatives meant for indigent Nigerians following the outbreak of coronavirus as scandalous. In a statement signed by Auwal Ibrahim Musa, executive director, CISLAC, the group called for accountability and transparency in the disbursement of the items. It noted that the statement was prompted by the worrisome discovery of undistributed palliatives, which were kept in various warehouses in most states across the country. “We find it scandalous that these materials donated by groups of well-meaning Nigerian businesspersons, corporate…

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#EndSARS Crisis: Investors count losses as stock market sheds N113bn

Nigerian Equities stock index

The Nigerian bourse on Wednesday closed lower to reverse the previous day’s gain on the back of what market analysts called fear of insecurity arising from #EndSARS protest that degenerated into mayhem across the country. In the last two days, the country has witnessed spate of attacks on some public and private properties and infrastructure while more sadly, many Nigerians and security officials, especially in the country’s economic capital, have lost their lives to the crisis As the situation degenerates, there is panic in the capital market, and this contributed…

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Why you experience poor network now, ALTON explains

Why you experience poor network now, ALTON explains

The Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has explained that the ongoing #EndSARS protest and crisis has caused the noticeable breakdown in telecoms services being experienced in some locations in the country. As the association explained the linkage between the two scenarios, it regretted the reports of recent incidents of violence across the country. “The wanton destruction of lives and properties is disheartening. As service providers and employers of labour, our immediate priority is the safety of our staff across the country,” it said in a communiqué delivered…

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