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FG opens online portal for Nigerians to access N75bn survival fund

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The federal government of Nigeria has released the schedule for categories of eligible businesses as the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the survival fund opens on Monday, September 21.

In a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, the Project Delivery Office stated that the portal which opens at 10pm, will have educational institutions as the first category of beneficiaries to register.

The statement said: “Nigerians interested in the Payroll Support scheme are to note that the site for registration will be open from 10 pm Monday, September 21, 2020.

“In order to ensure a seamless registration process, the Project Delivery Office (PDO) has designed a registration schedule.

“Registration for Payroll Support will start with educational institutions on Monday and will be followed with businesses in the hospitality industry on Friday, September 25 beginning from 12 A.M.

“The portal will also be open to other categories of small businesses from 12 A.M., on Monday, September 28, 2020.”

The PDO office therefore urged business owners interested in benefiting from the fund to take note of the schedule and also log on to www.survivalfund.ng to register for the payroll support initiative.

FG had on Thursday, Sept. 10 flagged-off two schemes to cushion the effects of COVID-19 and save over 100,000 small businesses in the country.

The schemes namely: National Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Off-take Stimulus Schemes are under the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP) of the Buhari administration.

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I Submitted My Resignation To Delta State SSG And Refunded N100K Paid Allowance -Harrison Gwamnishu

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Nigerian social justice advocate, Harrison Gwamnishu said he just submitted his resignation letter to the Delta State Government.

The advocate a.ka as The Director-General Behind Bars who was appointed to be part of the panel of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality.

He tendered his resignation following the massacre of the lives of innocent protest at Lekki-Toll Gate area in Lagos.

Also, he refunded the allowance paid to him by the government.

Read his tweet below;

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Part of Oriental hotel destroyed by mob (video)

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A section of Oriental hotel in Lekki, Lagos state has been destroyed by a mob, in the aftermath of the Lekki massacre.

There have been ongoing protests in Nigeria over two weeks with citizens agitating for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, over flagrant disregard of their human right.

However, that took a grief-stricken turn in Lekki, Lagos state on Tuesday night as defenseless protesters were gunned down by soldiers, following an alleged order by the Lagos state government to security forces to crackdown on defaulters of a hastily imposed restriction.

The shooting led to the death of several people as many were also injured.

Security operatives had stormed the scene of the protest after the Lagos Government announced a 24-hour curfew and opened fire, with the intent to kill many people.

As many turned up to social media to share the Live video clips of the tragic incident, many people could be seen with various degrees of injuries. The scale of the damage could not be ascertained.

In the aftermath, more violent protests emerged across the country, leading to mass destructions of properties.

 

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Hoodlums attack palace of the Oba of Lagos, cart away staff of office

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Viral reports say the palace of the Oba of Lagos, His Highness Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has been looted by hoodlums and his staff of office stolen

Hoodlums invaded the Palace of Oba of Lagos located at Iga Idugaran, Lagos Island, where they vandalized and carted away several artefacts.

A viral video on social media shows the moment the hoodlums made away with the staff of office, popularly referred to as “Opa Ase”.

A resident around the area who spoke with Punchng.com noted that that the thungs who invaded the palace were also the same set who set ablaze the family home of Governor Sanwo-olu.

“When the thugs went to attack Sanwo-Olu’s father’s home, some of them were shot by the police. This infuriated them and they were able to engage the police in a gun duel and overpower them. The policemen, who are attached to the Adeniji Adele Police Station, quickly made a retreat.

“The angry youths made their way to the Palace of the Oba of Lagos. They claim the king is part of the government. The thugs have only been attacking government institutions,” he said.

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