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Rice importation ban good for economy – RMIDAN

The President, Rice Millers, Importers and Distributors Association of Nigeria, Mr. Tunji Owoeye, who also doubles as the National Chairman, Association of Rice Investors, has hailed the banning of the importation of rice through land borders by the Federal Government, saying the policy will remove the major obstacles faced by local producers.

 

Vanguard

INEC won’t return to Rivers unless conditions are conducive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, said that unless a conducive atmosphere for a credible poll can be guaranteed by security agencies, political parties and supporters, it would not gp ahead with the conclusion of the re-run elections in Rivers State.

Thisday

Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Begs Nigerians to be Patient

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) friday apologised to Nigerians for failing to keep up with its responsibility of ensuring that petrol is adequately available for use in the country having been allocated the largest share of 72 per cent of petrol import in the first quarter of the 2016 allocation.

The Sun

Army intercepts 2 suicide bombers in Borno

THE Nigerian Army on Friday said it had averted another blast in Borno following the intercep­tion of two suspected suicide bombers near Maiduguri.

Daily Times

Easter: FRSC sensitises drivers on safety rules

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday in Abuja sensitised drivers at various motor parks on road safety rules to reduce crashes during the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays.

Daily Trust

We will embrace APC’s change, Kuje chief says

The Gomo of Kuje, Alhaji Tanko Jibrin, has said he and his subjects have embraced change spearheaded by  President Muhammadu Buhari, and so they will support the All Progressives Congress (APC’s) chairmanship candidate of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi D. Galadima, in the April, 9 poll

National Mirror

Prophet predicts second civil war in Nigeria

A prophet of the Royal House of David, Godfrey Gbujie, has predicted that Nigeria would witness another civil war if the nation’s leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, did not act swiftly to resolve the national questions

Leadership

Oshiomhole Preaches Peace, Love At Easter

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged  Christian faithful to imbibe the virtues of peace, love, sacrifice and forgiveness which are the lessons of Easter.

Tribune

Easter holidays: NNPC discharges 44 million litres of petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it has discharged one cargo of 44 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to ensure availability of the product across the country.

The Nation

Father rapes 12-yr-old daughter in Bayelsa, aborts pregnancy

AT 12, the world of Queen (surname withheld) has literally turned upside down. Her dreams are crumbling as she undergoes medical treatment owing to alleged abuse by her father, Bamekpa.

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#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani

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#EndSARS: 'Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos' - Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that the #EndSARS protesters demanding widespread police reform and good governance across the country are not chaos makers.

This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.

The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.

Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.

Also Read: #EndSARS: For Some Of Us, SARS Has Been Beneficial – Gov Sule

The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.

Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.

The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat
BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

#EndSARS protesters

The demand for widespread police reforms by #EndSARS protesters enters its 12th day and it doesn’t seem as if the protesting youths are backing out soon.

On Monday morning, the protesters stormed the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa and prevented workers from gaining access to the premises.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Defence Minister Warns Protesters Against Breaching National Security

They blocked all the entrance to the Secretariat and motorists and pedestrians were turned back from coming out and going into the premises.

The Governor’s road had remained one of the major venues where the protesters gather every day with some even sleeping overnight to continue the protest the next day.

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