The brief: ‘Triumph of fake news’; Germany’s request; Fuel hike | Dailytrust

The brief: ‘Triumph of fake news’; Germany’s request; Fuel hike

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The Federal Government has punctured the report of the panel Lagos State Government set up to investigate police brutality and alleged killings at Lekki Tollgate. It described the report as a “triumph of fake news”.

Coming from Germany, Government of the European nation has requested the Federal Government to release at least 30,000 Nigeria Police personnel for special training in Germany on how to manage protests among Nigerians without using weapons.

Malam Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), has hinted that a litre of fuel may sell between N320 and N340 in 2022.

FG Punctures Lagos #EndSARS Panel Report, Identifies 10 Loopholes

The federal government Tuesday described as “triumph of fake news”, the report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel set up to investigate police brutality and alleged killings at Lekki Tollgate.

The panel, headed by a retired judge, Doris Okuwobi, had on Monday, November 15, 2021, submitted its reports to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on the alleged shooting at the Lekki Tollgate during the October 2020 EndSARS protests.

Germany To FG: Train Police In Handling Protest Without Guns

The German Government on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to release at least 30,000 Nigeria Police personnel for special training in Germany on how to manage protests among Nigerians without using weapons.

A high-level delegation from Germany, which visited the chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, said it was willing to train the new crop of recruits into the Nigeria Police Force on best practices on street protest management.

Petrol May Rise To N340 Per Litre In 2022 – NNPC

Malam Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), has hinted that a litre of fuel may sell between N320 and N340 in 2022.

He said this during the presentation of the World Bank Nigeria Development Update, November 2021 edition titled “Time for Business Unusual” in Abuja on Tuesday.

PDP Govs: Nigeria Can’t Survive Another 4 Years Under APC

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) say Nigeria cannot survive another four years under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, said this Tuesday at the opening ceremony of a two-day PDP National Retreat 2021 themed “It’s Time to Rescue and Rebuild Nigeria”.

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PODCAST: Why States Cannot Survive Without Federal Allocation

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Femi Kuti, Son Among Nigerians Nominated For Grammys

Afrobeat star, Femi Kuti, and Made, his son, are among those nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards. The nominees were announced at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Nigerian superstar, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, was nominated in the ‘Best Global Music Performance’ category for ‘Essence’, his collaborative song with Tems.

Ronaldo, Sancho Put Man United In Last 16

Late goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho were enough to earn an underwhelming Manchester United a 2-0 victory at Villarreal on Tuesday that guaranteed them a spot in the Champions League knockout stages.

United came into the contest knowing victory would see them through to the last 16 with one group match left to play, but in Michael Carrick’s first game as interim manager, United looked shorn of ideas in attack in the Estadio de la Ceramica.

 

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