Mass Trial! Sam Adeyemi, Tubaba, Davido, Kanu, 46 Others Dragged To Court Over #EndSARS

-Adewale Adetoyese Popular Nigerian celebrities and other prominent Nigerians have been dragged before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja by an activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, for their alleged roles in the #EndSARS protests that took place last month. TellAfrica gathered that Okeke alleged that during the riot, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be brought to justice. Those listed as defendants include Musician Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, David Adeleke otherwise known as Davido, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz; and social media comedians,…

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FG Exempts Dangote From Border Closure

The Federal Government has allowed Dangote Cement to resume exports across its land borders, raising hopes that it may be opening up trade with neighbours after a year-long blockade, reports Bloomberg. The government gave its authorisation for Dangote Cement to export cement to Niger and Togo in the third quarter for the first time in ten months, Michel Puchercos, chief executive officer, said on an investor call in Lagos. The export was made possible “through authorisation given by this administration,” he said. The exemption to Dangote Cement is seen as…

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Sanwo-Olu Moves To End Life Pension For Tinubu, Others

-Adewale Adetoyese Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has proposed to end the payment of life pension and other entitlements to former governor Governors and their Deputies. TellAfrica gathered that Sanwo-Olu made the proposition on Tuesday, during the presentation of the 2021 budget estimate of N1,155,022,413,005.82, tagged, ‘budget of rekindled hope.’ He said, “Mr. Speaker and Honourable Members of the House, in light of keeping the costs of governance low and to signal selflessness in public service, we will be sending a draft executive bill to the House imminently for the…

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