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Enforcement of the Federal Government's Covid-19 vaccine mandate on its staff continued yesterday after it kicked off on Wednesday.

Unvaccinated federal Civil Servants and visitors to Federal ministries, departments and parastatals were restricted from gaining access to buildings.
Meanwhile, in Lagos, it was a different story as enforcement at the Federal Secretariat is yet to begin.

Our correspondent, Emmanuel Onwuka, observed activities at Federal Government and reports that workers went about their normal activities without any checks at the gates. 

Some who spoke on condition of anonymity say they were not prevented from accessing their offices on Wednesday like their Abuja counterparts.


A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says there is no provision in the law that empowers the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to overrule the decisions of the #EndSARS Judicial Panel of Inquiry.

In a communique titled, Comments On LASG White Papers On Endsars Panel Reports, the senior lawyer also argued that no provision exists for the issuance of a White Paper under the law setting up the Panel.

Mr. Adegboruwa's communique says the government-issued white paper overlooked critical evidence that the panel considered and also misrepresented the findings and recommendations of the panel in many areas, to suit its narrative.

He says narratives that were skewed include a confirmation that soldiers shot at unarmed peaceful protesters on October 20, 2020, as established by Exhibit LLC A and the forensic expert from Sentinel.

Nigeria's Bose Omolayo has set a new record at the ongoing Para Powerlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, with a sensational 144kg lift.
The 32-year-old was in outstanding form as she out-pressed her opponents to win the women’s 79kg category.

Before attempting the record-setting "power lift", Omolayo led the pack from the beginning of the contest, lifting 135kg in her first attempt, 139kg in the second attempt and 142kg in her third.

Her gold medal is Nigeria's second at the ongoing which started on November 28 and is expected to end on December 5.