The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) said on Wednesday that blocking the accounts of #EndSARS protesters on the pretext that they were terrorism suspects showed that the Federal Government was insincere. Forex turnover rose by 173% as Nigeria’s exchange rate at the NAFEX window remained stable against the dollar to close at N385.67/$1 during intra-day trading on Tuesday, November 10
Sahara Reporters publisher and an activist, Omoyele Sowore has said that the government has placed a bounty on his head. In a statement on social media, Sowore said that from the information he got, he’s currently wanted dead or arrested alive. Sowore who organized the Revolution Now protests urged those in the struggle for freedom to never give up no matter what happens to him.
Kai Havertz has claimed he chose Chelsea over Bayern Munich this summer because he is aiming to replicate Frank Lampard’s impact at Stamford Bridge. The 21-year-old moved from Bayer Leverkusen in a £71million deal in September. However, Bayern was keen to keep one of the best young German prospects in the Bundesliga.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) said on Wednesday that blocking the accounts of #EndSARS protesters on the pretext that they were terrorism suspects showed that the Federal Government was insincere. The Publicity Secretary of the association, Dr Nduka Rapuluchukwu Ernest, in an interview maintained that the #EndSARS protests were lawful and the demands of the campaigners genuine.
Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has warned the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the planned defection of Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi to the All Progressives Congress, APC. There are reports that Umahi is planning to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling party. Fani-Kayode, reacting, said he is yet to confirm the news but described Umahi’s rumoured defection to APC as troubling.
The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria has urged individuals in Nigeria not to send refugee applications directly to them. In a statement issued on its official Twitter handle, the commission said that it has received great interest in Canadian immigration programs in recent times. It, however, pointed out that the Canadian Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates, Consulates General or Honorary Consulates do not accept refugee applications directly from people.
Nigerian Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been warned by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to return students to school in 14days or face the mother of all protest around the country. This resolution was reached in a communiqué issued on Wednesday in Enugu after NANS Students’ Leaders Emergency Virtual Meeting held on Nov. 9.
The Nigerian Army has released a list of 86 people wanted in connection with acts of terrorism. They are alleged to belong to the notorious Boko Haram sect. The latest list is the fourth to be released by the military authorities. Prominent on the list is Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, who has been rumoured to be dead several times in the past.
Forex turnover rose by 173% as Nigeria’s exchange rate at the NAFEX window remained stable against the dollar to close at N385.67/$1 during intra-day trading on Tuesday, November 10. Also, the naira remained stable against the dollar, closing at N465/$1 at the parallel market on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, as Bureau De Change operators get another round of dollar supply from the Central Bank of Nigeria.