Author archives: Ono Bello

Nigerian-Austrian Brand, Imaatu Releases Lookbook To Latest “TRAPPED” Collection

Few days after dropping its AD campaign photos, Imaatu has released the lookbook to its newest collection titled, “TRAPPED”. According to the Nigerian-Austrian fashion brand, TRAPPED is a funky collection of short silk dresses with asymmetrical collars and puffy sleeves. It features blouses made of adire fabrics and crepe de chine with volant-sleeves. “Not leaving…

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Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Sexual Harassment In Tertiary Institutions

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that will curb sexual harassment in tertiary institutions around the country, according to The PUNCH. The bill which was sponsored by Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege during the 8th Senate prohibits the offense of sexual harassment of university students by predatory educators. It also criminalizes the act of neglect or…

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TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media Apps Face Ban In The U.S.

The US Government is l’ooking at’ banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over national security concerns. Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of state suggested the plan during an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday, July 6 after he was asked whether the country should be considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, “especially TikTok.” He…

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JUST IN: Ibrahim Magu Reportedly Suspended As EFCC’s Acting Chairman

The Presidency has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, BBC Hausa reports. Magu made headlines on Monday July 6 after being invited to the Force Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters in Area 10, Garki, Abuja for a Presidential Panel investigation, chaired by a former President of the Court of…

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Recovers From COVID-19

The Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has recovered from  the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. He disclosed the news at a press conference on Monday, July 6. Recall that the governor tested positive for the disease on June 30, however during his state broadcast, he said another test carried out on him returned negative. ”As you all know,…

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COVID-19: Foreign Students Risk Deportation If US Schools Go Online-Only

The United States government has said that it would not grant visas to international students enrolled in a school whose programme offer online classes only while students whose school will switch might also risk deportation, all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, July 6, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is run…

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Actors Guild Of Nigeria React To Lala Akindoju’s Criticism Over Regina Daniels’ Visit

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) have responded to star actress Kemi Lala Akindoju, after she criticized the leadership of the association over the congratulatory visit they paid fellow actress, Regina Daniels, and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko following the birth of their first child.   On Monday June 6 2020, member of AGN lead by the President,…

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COVID-19: Kano State Has The Best Recovery Rate In Nigeria

Kano has boasted the highest recovery rate among the most affected states in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Sunday June 5th, 2020, Kano had 1,264 cases of the virus out of which 1,024 have been treated and discharged, meaning the state has a recovery rate of 63 percent, the highest so far in the country.…

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Lagos Discharges 31 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

ICYMI: on Monday, the Lagos State Government recorded the discharge of thirty-one more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the ravaging disease. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor and COVID-19 Incident Commander in Lagos State, said this in a statement where he noted that the discharged patients included 16 females and 39 males – all Nigerians – and…

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Kevin Hart Expresses Gratitude As He Celebrates 41st Birthday With His Family

Kevin Hart is lucky to be alive and wants the whole world to share in his appreciation! On Monday, the popular comedian celebrated his 41st birthday, sharing an intimate moment with his wife and kids. “So blessed & so thankful to see the age 41,” the actor wrote alongside a photo of him smiling as he soaked up the…

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