Alhaja Wuraola Asake Kola-Daisi, the incumbent Iyaloja (mother or leaders of a market women) of Oyo State has died at 86. Her death was confirmed to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan by her son, Chief Rotimi Jogunosinmi. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the deceased was sworn-in as Iyaloja of Oyo...
Women 20 (W20), the women’s engagement group to the G20, challenged G20 leaders to live up to their promises of the past and make women’s economic equality a reality.   Laying out measures to expedite the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the W20 presented its Communiqué to H.E. Dr. Majid...
 Former U.S. Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, says the U.S. must stand with Nigerians “who are peacefully demonstrating for police reform and seeking an end to corruption in their democracy.” “My heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one in the violence,”...
Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for the project management profession, is providing professionals around the world the opportunity to join three more groundbreaking Virtual Experience Series events on 20 October 2020, 12 November 2020, and 9 December 2020. Hosted by journalist, television host, and executive producer...
Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has reiterated the UN’s call for maximum restraint in security forces’ response to the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “The UN and I are following the protests in Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. “I join the UN Secretary-General in stressing the importance of respect...
Gov. Nyesom Wike has set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the brutality and human rights abuses perpetrated by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) in Rivers. This was made known in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday by Paulinus Nsirim, the Rivers State Commissioner for Information...
Dear Lagosians, I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society. Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem...
For the past twelve days, our country has witnessed massive protests by youths in different cities, which were ignited by widespread disenchantment with the gross human rights abuses including torture, extortion, harassment, intimidation and even extra-judicial killings of Nigerians by members of the disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). The...
#EndSars protesters on Monday, shut down Jakande Estate, Oke-afa and Isolo  in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters shut the road as early as 9: am and said that the protest would last for five days. Mr Bolaji Banjo, an activist in the estate, said that...
Soldiers have been deployed to the streets of Abuja to arrest the escalating #ENDSARS protests. The protests in Abuja have in some cases have got out of hand with suspected hoodlums attacking protesters as well as pro-SARS groups. The situation has often led to clashes that leave several persons injured with...
There was pandemonium as angry protesters in Ebute Metta area of Lagos attacked the Police RRS Teams that had blocked parts of the Herbert Macaulay Way provoking the protesters to use stones and sticks at them. Quick News Africa could not ascertain the actual cause of the provocation. More details...
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has advised protesting youth against targeting security formations, as such actions would be perceived as a threat to National Security. Mr Solomon Adodo, President of NYCN, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, also...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has commiserated with the Government and people of Lagos State and especially the victims over the unfortunate tanker explosion which occurred on the Otedola Bridge, in Lagos, in the early hours of Saturday. According to reports, the unfortunate incident occurred when a container truck loaded...
An head-on collision between a 40feet container truck and a petrol tanker has resulted into an explosion on the Otedola Bridge along Lagos/Ibadan expressway on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident occurred at 2.00 a.m. when the 40fit containerised truck, loaded with fabric, had a...
The Lagos State Government has assured that it would not displace Makoko residents in its regeneration of the waterfront community which covers the Mainland and Somolu Local Government Areas of the state. Dr Idris Salako, the Commissioner, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, gave the assurance in Alausa, in...
Lagos District Manager, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Jerry Oche, says the corporation would increase freight trips between Apapa ports to other parts of the country from November. Oche confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. The manager said that the freight...
The Senate has confirmed the nominations of eight Justices of the Court of Appeal as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters. Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele...