The Morning Report: Tinubu Reacts To #EndSARS Protests, Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari, Premier League Confirms Eight New COVID-19 Infections

PTF Predicts What Will Happen To Nigeria In Two Weeks

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has predicted a spike in the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Nigeria in the next two weeks.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, disclosed this in Abuja on Monday at the joint national briefing of the task force.

Mustapha explained that the prediction was due to the total disregard for the preventive measures against the virus exhibited by thousands of Nigerians participating in the ongoing #Endsars campaign across various cities in the country…READ MORE>>>


Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

Bello said this in his address to the protesting Nigerian youths on Monday, being his fifth address to the youths since the #EndSARS protests began…READ MORE>>>


Details Of Ooni’s Meeting With Obasanjo Emerge

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, on Monday hosted Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President, with an appeal to the End SARS protesters across Nigeria to retreat.

Ooni, while receiving Obasanjo at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ile-Ife, described the End SARS protests as a clear message by the Nigerian youth to the government.

He also urged the youths to give the government the chance to attend to their demands fully…READ MORE>>>


You Have Made Your Point, Allow Government To Implement Your Demands – Tinubu Tells #EndSARS Protesters

You have made your point, allow government to implement your demands - Tinubu tells #EndSARS protesters

Former Governor of Lagos state and National Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has told #EndSARS protesters to call of the demonstration to allow government implement their demands.

Tinubu is his statement averred that the Buhari administration has acted with commendable dispatch by not only scrapping SARS, but also accepting the five-point demand that triggered the protests.

He further stated that the intent of the organizers of the protests is to achieve stated objectives on police reform, and certainly not to cause generalized anarchy or effect regime change…READ MORE>>>


Premier League Confirms Eight New COVID-19 Infections

The Premier League, EPL, has announced that eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 following the latest phase of mass testing.

EPL disclosed this in a statement on its official website on Monday.

Recall that the number of COVID-19 positive tests is on the rise in the EPL, following the confirmation of five positive cases last week…READ MORE>>>


Obasanjo Speaks On #EndSARS Protests, Advises President Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to demonstrate his care for the youths by attending to their demands.

This statement was made by the former president while speaking at palace of Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi in Osun state on Monday.

While describing the #EndSARS protest as the product of an extensive agitation by the Nigerian youth, Obasanjo said the youths are clamouring for a better life…READ MORE>>>


Austin Eguavoen To Be Appointed Manager Of Top African Club Malien De Bamako

Austin Eguavoen to be appointed manager of top African club Malien de Bamako

Former Super Eagles coach, Austin Eguavoen is set to be named the head coach of top African football club, Malien de Bamako of Mali.

The former Nigeria international defender is expected to arrive in Bamako, Mali today Tuesday, October 20, to formally take charge of Malien de Bamako, which entered prominence after winning the 2009 CAF Confederation Cup.

‘Former Nigeria coach, Augustine Eguavoen (55) is expected to arrive in Mali on Tuesday to take over the head coach role of the giants Stade Malien de Bamako,’ African Sports journalist based in Kumasi, Ghana Nuhu Adams revealed on Monday, October 19…READ MORE>>>