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Hunger protests: Yoruba rulers, elders rally round Tinubu; Oluwo of Iwo replies northern leaders

Hunger protests: Yoruba rulers, elders rally round Tinubu; Oluwo of Iwo replies northern leaders

Residents’ discontent with the devastating effect of the government’s economic policies was first expressed in Lagos last month when Lagos traders screamed at the convoy of President Bola Tinubu, saying, “Ebi n pa wa o” (we are hungry), which went viral on social media. Other cities across the country have since joined the hunger protests. On Monday, some residents of Ibadan, Oyo state, protested the economic hardship.

Breaking: Sunday Igboho returns to Nigeria

Breaking: Sunday Igboho returns to Nigeria

“I can confirm that Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho is currently on his way to Igboho Town for the final burial of his mother MRS S.A.ADEYEMO.”

Lagos to deploy 10,000 officials of Neighborhood Watch for state police — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos to deploy 10,000 officials of Neighborhood Watch for state police — Sanwo-Olu

“I am an advocate for it. I believe we needed it like yesterday. And the interesting thing is that we have the Neighborhood Watch and it is still functional, about 6,000 of them. The good news is that I have given approval for us to recruit additional 4,000 of them. And this is job for our youths, our able-bodied men.”

Attacks: Benue security council issues two weeks ultimatum to herdsmen

Attacks: Benue security council issues two weeks ultimatum to herdsmen

“A seven-man committee is set up to ensure the enforcement of the ultimatum given. And security agencies, traditional rulers and the general public should intensify efforts and uncover for prosecution any person in the habit of collaborating/inviting armed herders into the State.”

Workers begin indefinite strike in Niger State today

Workers begin indefinite strike in Niger State today

“We wish to formally inform the government that effective 8am on Wednesday, the 21st February, 2024, Niger State workers shall commence an indefinite strike action until our demands are comprehensively met.”