Category Archives: Breaking

First Celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone In Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition Of Infinix NOTE 8

Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves. Although…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Speaks Out Following US’ Dissent On Her Appointment As WTO’s DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed her gratitude to the World Trade Organization for the progression of the Director-General bid, remaining positive about her appointment even after facing rejection from the United States. It’s no longer news that the former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala won bulk support from the vast majority of member states, including the EU, Japan and China for…

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Toll Now 62,521 As NCDC Records 150 More Cases

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 150 new cases of Coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on their official website and Twitter. Lagos remains the epicentre of the global pandemic as a breakdown of the new cases shows that the metropolis had 89 infections. Other states include, Rivers-19, Ogun-11, Bayelsa-9, Kaduna-8, Plateau-8, Taraba-3, Osun-2 and Delta-1. There are now…

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Ladipoe Is The Latest Nigerian Celebrity To Be Diagnosed With COVID-19

Ladipoe has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The rapper said on Instagram Wednesday October 2 that his symptoms are mild and that he’s getting better. He added that he has been isolated since finding out he was exposed to the virus. “I recently received the results for my COVID-19 test and it was positive,” he…

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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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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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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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