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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 …

Nigeria Reports Fresh Polio Cases Since 2014



The Nigerian government has reported two cases of polio - the country's first in two years.

It said two children had been paralysed by the disease in the north-eastern Borno state, a part of Nigeria where Boko Haram militants are active.

The development is seen as a major setback for Nigeria, which was on track to be declared polio free in 2017.

Polio is an infectious viral disease that usually affects children. It can only be prevented through immunisation.

The disease is spread by poor sanitation and contaminated water.




A UN immunisation programme in Nigeria has had to contend with rumours that the vaccine was a plot to sterilise Muslims.

Polio vaccination centres in the country have also been attacked by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

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