Category Archives: Breaking

COVID-19: Federal Government Evacuates 269 Stranded Nigerians From India

The Federal Government has resumed the evacuation of Nigerians trapped in countries around the world as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the latest is a new set of 269 stranded Nigerians arrived Abuja from India in the early hours of Saturday. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) announced the arrival of the returnees on its…

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Alleged Fraud: Hushpuppi, Others To Be Extradited To Nigeria — INTERPOL Confirms

The widely reported arrest of Nigerian socialite, Raymond Igbalode a.k.a. Hushpuppi in Dubai has been confirmed by the International Police (INTERPOL) Nigeria. Recall that rumour of his arrest first hit the internet in the early hours of Wednesday, June 10, 2020 but now Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL, Garba Umar, has confirmed it in a chat…

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LAWMA Workers Lament Over Three Months’ Unpaid Salaries | WATCH

Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) workers has cried out to the state government to pay them their  three months salaries. In a video which has since gone viral, one of the workers lamented his frustration towards LAWMA’s unfairness and also mentioned that despite working amid the COVID-19 lockdown, they were yet to receive salaries for three months. Meanwhile, employers…

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COVID-19: Lagos Records The Discharge Of 90 Patients After Recovery

According to the Lagos state government, 90 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from from its isolation centres after they tested negative twice for the virus. Those discharged included 30 females and 60 males. The patients; 28 from Onikan, 9 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 10 from Agidingbi, 5 from Gbagada, 2 from First Cardiology, 10 from…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Surge Over 15,000 With 627 New Cases

On Friday, Nigeria recorded 627 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s total infections past the 15,000, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported. According to the NCDC, the country has now confirmed at least 15,181 cases of the novel coronavirus with 399 deaths and 4,891 recovered patients. Again, in Friday’s reporting, Lagos led the state ranking…

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APC Disqualifies Governor Obaseki, Others From Edo Primary Election

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, has been disqualified from participating in the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming governorship poll in the state. He was declared unfit to contest in the exercise to choose the APC’s flagbearer along with two others by the party’s Screening Committee, Channels TV reports.…

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Nigerian Governors Declare State Of Emergency On Sexual And Gender-Based Violence Against Women And Children

Nigerian Governors have agreed to declare a state of emergency on sexual and gender-based violence against women and children in the wake of outrageous numbers of rape cases recorded in recent times The decision was taken by the governors on Wednesday June 10 during the 10th COVID-19 teleconference meeting. In a communique released by the chairman of…

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COVID-19: FG Urges Nigerians To Report Doctors Refusing To Treat Other Ailments

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has asked everyone to report to the office of Federal Ministry of Health and other bodies of authority any doctor who fails to treat them for any other ailment due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nigerians have complained bitterly about how they have been treated by doctors and hospitals since the COVD-19…

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Osinbajo Says 39.4m Nigerians Might Be Unemployed By End Of 2020

39.4 million Nigerians might be out of job by the end of this year, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has revealed according to projections received by the economic sustainability committee. Osinbajo who disclosed this while presenting the committee’s report to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday June 11, said the National Bureau of Statistics also projects that…

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