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#EndSARS Protests: Lagos Will Need N1trillion For Reconstruction — Femi Gbajabiamila

A minimum of N1trillion is required to reconstruct Lagos State after the destruction that occurred during the #EndSARS protest and the crisis that followed, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said.



The speaker disclosed this on Sunday, October 25, during a commiseration and solidarity visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at Lagos House, Marina.




According to Vanguard, the minister said: “The House of Representatives will do all it can to compensate all those who suffered brutality including policemen that lost their lives in the process.




Also whatever the house can do in rebuilding Lagos and other states it will do. We are now in a state of reconstruction. What must be done will be done.


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I learnt from the governor of Lagos State that it will take N1 Trillion to rebuild what had been lost and asked him whats the budget size of the state he said about N1,Trillion. You can see we are moving backward.




Hence, we …

Diaspora Festival Goes On Tour


Lauryn Hill is taking her festival Diaspora Calling! on tour beginning this fall. The popular three-day festival held in Brooklyn, NY this past April celebrated African Diaspora and featured performances from numerous multi-cultural artists, such as Machel Montano (Trinidad), and Stephen ‘Ragga’ Marley (Jamaica) and Mr. Eazi (Nigeria).

MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series will announce performers in the coming weeks, but each night promises to be a little different. Hill said about the tour, “The MLH Caravan allows me to continue the theme of unity and celebration of the many facets of cultural and artistic beauty throughout the African diaspora while on tour this summer and fall. In these days of tension, tumult and transition, an exchange of this kind can yield direction, expression, understanding and empowerment as well as connection, self Love and appreciation that hopefully overflows into our respective communities.”

TIDAL members will have exclusive access to a pre-sale on August 4 at 10:00 a.m. EST. If they log into their account, they will be able to purchase tickets.

Check out the full list of dates below.

8/27 Philadelphia, PA @ The Mann Center
9/1 Chicago, IL @ Ravinia
9/2 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
9/4 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
9/13 Louisville, KY @ The Louisville Palace
9/16 Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
9/18 Cleveland, OH @ Hard Rock Live Rocksino
9/22 Indianapolis, IN @ The Murat Theatre
9/24 Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park
9/25 Tuscaloosa, AL @ Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
10/1 Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
11/1 San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall
11/6 Seattle, WA @ McCaw Hall
11/8 Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
11/12 Las Vegas, NV @ The Foundry at SLS
11/13 Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre

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