ENDSARS: TWO PEOPLE DEAD AS HOODLUMS ATTACK GOVERNOR OYETOLA’S CONVOY

Two people were reportedly killed yesterday with several others injured in Osogbo, Osun State after hoodlums attacked Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s convoy. Thebladengr.com reports that violence broke out at the #EndSARS protest ground at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, the state capital, The Governor, was whisked away from the scene after some persons in the crowd hurled stones towards his direction. Oyetola was addressing the protesters when suspected hoodlums, armed with guns and stones, launched an attack. Two cars in the Governor’s convoy were damaged in the process. In a statement, the…

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RELIEF FOR LAGOSIANS AS FASHOLA ORDERS EKO, MARINE BRIDGES TO REOPEN TOMORROW

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has directed the reopening of both Eko and Marine Bridges to traffic in Lagos on Monday. Spokesperson of the Ministry, Mrs Blade Akinola, said Fashola gave the directive following assurances that the ministry would have concluded the first phase of repair works on the bridges in Lagos by mid-night on Sunday. Mrs Akinola, said in the statement, that the reopening followed the report by the contractor, Messrs Buildwell Plant & Equipment Industries Limited, that the repair works on the First Phase…

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FIRST BANK DISMISSES RUMOUR THAT IT’S WEBSITE WAS HACKED

Leading Nigerian financial giant, FirstBank, has dismissed rumours making the rounds that it’s website had been hacked. It also said the Bank, did not stop members of her staff from joining the ongoing protests across the country. In a corporate statement released on Saturday, the Bank said, “Our attention has been drawn to the tweet making the rounds on social media on shutting down the FirstBank website following a false tweet that the Bank prevented staff from joining the ongoing protests in the country. “As the largest banking institution in…

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