Category Archives: Breaking

Dear Esteemed Readers, Merry Christmas From OnoBello!

Merry Christmas from everyone at OnoBello Media. We hope you’re having a gorgeous, magical day whether you’re celebrating with family or stuck in isolation due to the ongoing pandemic. We want to thank you for supporting  the brand over this tumultuous year — for interacting with our magazine, enjoying our contents and following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Every comment, like…

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COVID-19: Lagos Directs Churches, Mosques To Cancel Crossover Events And Vigils

The Lagos State government has directed all churches and mosques to suspend all-night services, including vigils and crossover events in the state. This comes ahead of the annual practice in which millions of worshippers storm various religious centres for crossover services to usher in the new year. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, issued the directive…

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Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Out Of Isolation After Testing Negative For COVID-19

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested negative for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Sanwo-Olu’s health status was disclosed on Thursday by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Jubril Gawat, via Twitter. “EXCLUSIVE FLASH: Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu Hours after he was certified COVID-19 FREE, stepped out, this afternoon, to perform his first public official function in…

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Nigeria Imposes New Protocols As Part Of Measures To Curb COVID-19 Surge

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has insisted that the 12am-4am curfew remains in force amid the second wave of coronavirus in the country. Dr Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the PTF, stated this on Thursday while briefing reporters in Abuja. He also announced new protocols as part of measures to curb the…

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Coronavirus Update: Nigeria Reportedly Discovers Another COVID-19 Variant

Concerns were, yesterday, heightened that another coronavirus variant had reportedly been detected in the country following reports from the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC). If confirmed, it would be the latest mutant strain to be identified after similar discoveries in the United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa. Head of ACDC, John Nkengasong,…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 1,041 New Cases Of COVID-19, Six More Deaths

Nigeria reported 1,041 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday Christmas eve, bringing the national total over 81,963. Nigeria is currently battling its worst phase of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections officially declared the second wave last Thursday by the federal officials. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),…

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Read What President Buhari Said In His 2020 Christmas Message To Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has released a special Christmas message to the people of Nigeria wishing a happy holiday and a salute to Nigerian security agencies. In his address, the Nigerian leader called for citizens to “appropriate the hope that comes with Christmas and reinvest trust in this Administration’s determination and unwavering commitment to restore peace, security and prosperity.” The message…

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Ogun Imposes New Restrictions, Suspends Crowded Crossover Service Over COVID-19 Scare

Ogun state government has announced new restrictions amid a surge of COVID-19 cases. Street carnivals, crowded crossover service, parties, and similar gatherings have all been suspended in the state. All religious and worship centres are directed not to exceed 50 percent of their capacity and must be in compliance with all COVID-19 protocols. This according to the state governor,…

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Nigeria’s Police Chief Orders 24-Hour Patrols Nationwide Amid Yuletide Celebrations

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered 24-hour security arrangements and high visibility patrols in all the states, ahead of the Christmas and New Year Celebrations. The IGP gave the directives to all Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police in charge of Zonal and State Commands nationwide to ensure a peaceful celebration.…

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Plateau Governor Simon Lalong Recovers From COVID-19, Tests Negative

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has recovered from Coronavirus exactly one week after testing positive for the disease. Dr Makut Macham the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor said this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. Recall that Lalong had gone into isolation on Dec. 17 after contracting the dreaded virus. “One week…

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