Author archives: Ono Bello

Comedienne Real Warri Pikin Is Picture-Perfect In Her Birthday Photoshoot

Real Warri Pikin is celebrating her new age! The comedienne — real name Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha — took to Instagram on Thursday October 29 to share gorgeous new photos, revealing how extremely excited she is about the new phase of her life. In one of the photos, the mother of two who is also an actress and radio personality…

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Toke Makinwa Reveals She Tested Positive For Coronavirus: ‘I Am Tired All The Time’

Toke Makinwa has revealed she recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, explaining that the last two weeks has been really tough for her. Taking to social media on Thursday, the multi-media personality and author opened up on her experience with the virus on her YouTube vlog, ‘Toke Moments’. “The COVID-19 experience. I have been missing…

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Desmond Elliot Under Fire For Addressing Role Of Social Media In #EndSARS Unrest

Desmond Elliot has come under fire once again for charging a “change in narrative” as regards the way some unruly behavior is displayed on social media. The actor became a trending topic on Twitter on Thursday after a video showing the moment the legislator condemned the Lagos House of Assembly on the ‘hate’ train he claimed were being pushed by…

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Lagos State Government Grants Re-opening Of Schools From Monday November 2

The Lagos State Government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools beginning from Monday, November 2, while boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, 1st of the same month. Disclosing this on Thursday, Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo said that this has been an unprecedented year…

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Lagos Approves Police Life Insurance & Scholarship To Children Of Slain Officers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved scholarships to children of the policemen who were victims of the violence that erupted in Lagos state a week ago. The Lagos state government on Wednesday October 28, directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarship to the children of the slain officers up to the university level. It was also learnt that…

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#EndSARS: Lupita Nyong’o Joins Movement Against Police Brutality In Nigeria

Many international celebrities are joining the nationwide movement using their platforms to end to police brutality while requesting for police reform in Nigeria.   Across the country, people have been protesting against police brutality, especially the Special Anti-Robber Squad (SARS), a tactical police unit squad established in 1992 to fight violent crimes such as robbery and kidnapping. However, officers from the…

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Okonjo-Iweala’s Emergence As WTO’s First African DG Delayed By US Objection

Us President Donald Trump administration has said it wouldn’t back the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for World Trade Organisation’s next Director-General, delaying the renowned Economist’s chances of leading. According to Guardian, the United States could not support a consensus decision to appoint Okonjo-Iweala, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Dennis Shea, said during a meeting of…

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BBNaija Star Khloe Celebrates Turning 27 With Sultry New Photos

Abiri Oluwabusayomi, popularly known as Khloe has posted a series of jaw dropping photos to ring in her 27th year — and her 1.2 million followers can’t get enough of them. In the pics, the Big Brother Naija star can be seen wearing a white bodysuit along with large hoop earrings as she poses against a matching backdrop.…

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COVID-19: Buhari Warns Against Second Wave As Nigeria Records 147 New Cases

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to do everything to avert a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the country’s toll stood at 62,371 on Wednesday October 29. He disclosed this in a statement issued on the same day, saying that Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown. That night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 147…

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Mile 2 Explosion: Petrol Tanker Engulfed In Flames, Causes Gridlock In Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker exploded on Thursday morning at the the Alaba Express axis of Oshodi Apapa expressway near Mile 2 Estate. Residents took to Twitter as early as 1:30am to call for help and express concern for their lives and properties as the fire began to spread to other fuel conveying trucks. Eyewitnesses alleged the…

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