Category Archives: Breaking

​Panic As Lagos’ Motorcycle (Okada) And Tricycle (Keke Ban) Takes Effect

As the ban on Okada and tricycles takes effect in Lagos on Saturday, February 1st 2020, many trailer loads of motorcycles have been shipped out of the state, Daily Trust reports. From online observations early this morning, it is noticeable that many riders who hailed from the Northern part of the country have shipped their…

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Unverified Reports Claim Coronavirus Has Allegedly Reached Lagos

According to unconfirmed reports, coronavirus may have reached Lagos state, precisely Lekki. The unknown source allegedly claims a man who just returned from China has been quarantined at Britannia Hospital for the symptoms. Recall that the Word Health Organisation (WHO) declared the disease a global health emergency yesterday and the Lagos State Government on Thursday,…

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Lai Mohammed Denies Existence Of ‘Social Media Bill’ In New Interview Despite Evidence

Nigeria’s minister of information Lai Mohammed has said the country is not trying to pass a law that can stifle dissensions, despite the abundance of proofs about its existence. In a recent interview with state-owned German broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, Mohammed proclaimed that such bill is not before the Nigerian Senate. The Protection from Internet Falsehood…

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Donald Trump Imposes Immigration Visa Ban On Nigeria And Five Other Countries

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has updated its nation immigration visa ban by adding six new countries including. According to Wall Street Journal, the countries affected by the visa restriction which will take effect from February 21. Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan are among those mentioned. The US publication quoted the acting Secretary of…

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Gokada And Max Riders Protest Motorcycle Ban In Lagos

Riders of Max and Gokada, motorbike hailing services, have taken to the streets of Lagos to protest against the ban on motorcycles popularly known as okada in several parts of Lagos state. The state government earlier announced its decision to implement the ban on okada and tricycle taxis in 15 local councils from February 1. Gbenga Omotoso, commissioner…

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US Embassy Refutes Claim Of Bishop David Oyedepo Being Denied Visa

The Embassy of the United States has taken to Twitter to debunk the rumours that the founder of Winners’ Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo was denied a visa. ThisDay Newspapers had earlier reported that the clergyman was denied a Visa with the embassy not giving any other reason except the standard default explanation that the…

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Farmers Reveal The Real Reason Why Nigerian Rice Have Stones

Since the closure of land borders, there have been widespread complaints of the locally produced rice being full of stone pebbles and this has left residents of the country with very limited choices. However, the Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), has stated the reason why this is so, citing the unavailability of a…

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