Category Archives: Breaking

Lagos Authorities Confirms Death Of Third Victim From Ikeja Helicopter Crash

The third victim of Thursday’s helicopter crash in Lagos had been reported dead, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) confirmed on Friday August 28. The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) had earlier confirmed that two persons died in the accident. Dr Femi Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief, had also noted that the third victim had been rushed to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital for…

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Nigeria Maintains Low Record Of COVID-19 Cases As Toll Surpass 53,000

According to the latest data confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), there are 160 new COVID-19 cases which has taken the total infections to 53, 477. The update which was disclosed on Friday night noted that , the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states. While Plateau…

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Two Reported Dead As Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Ikeja, Lagos

A tragic helicopter accident has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday August 28, according to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). According to statement released by the agency, the helicopter is a Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW which belongs to Quorum Aviation Ltd. It…

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Petition To Probe Tinubu Receives Over 16,000 Signatures

The internet is less than pleased about All Progressives Congress leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yet again as a petition on Change.Org demanded him to be investigated has garnered over 16,000 signatures. Titled, ‘Calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate Bola Tinubu for contravening the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act of 2011, by having bullion vans ferry alleged large…

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PTF Says Plateau Is Now Epicentre Of Coronavirus Pandemic In Nigeria

Plateau has been named Nigeria’s COVID-19 pandemic’s epicenter, with 85 confirmed cases as of Thursday night. More than 25 people statewide have died, and about 2,000 people have been diagnosed. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed the update at a press briefing in Abuja, stating that the epicentre of the dreaded virus has shifted from states…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Exceed 53,000 As NCDC Reports One More Death

Two hundred and ninety-six more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recorded in Nigeria, taking the country’s toll to 53,317. Taking to Twitter, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the latest data on Thursday, while giving an update on the pandemic. It that the cases were reported from 16 states of the Federation and the…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Postpones Resumption Of International Flights To September 5

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shifted the the reopening of international airports to September 5, Channels TV reports. Recall that Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had earlier revealed August 29 as the initial date of resumption. However, Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu on Thursday, made the latest update during a Presidential…

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Akinwunmi Adesina Re-Elected As AFDB Pesident After Being Cleared Of Corruption Allegations

President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected for a second term of five years, Vanguard reports. Adesina, who returned unopposed, formally requested for a second term, saying he was “doing it with an acute sense of duty and commitment. I do it to serve Africa and our bank, in an…

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