Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Evacuates 162 Nationals Stranded In India, 246 More In UAE

The Federal Government has confirmed the arrival of 162 stranded Nigerians in India and also the return of 264 UAE evacuees. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday while the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the update known via their official Twitter account. The Minister said, “The third batch…

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Federal Government Halts Reopening Of Schools, Suspends WAEC Examinations

The Federal Government has halted its earlier plans to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while speaking with journalists at the end of the Federal Executive Meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Adamu said that Nigerian schools will not reopen any time soon until it was safe…

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EFCC’s Director Of Operations, Mohammed Umar Resumes As ‘Acting Chairman’

Mohammed Umar, the Director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been reportedly appointed to oversee the operations of the anti-graft agency as Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, remains suspended. Recall that Magu was on Monday summoned to the Presidential Villa in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory where he’s been drilled…

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Win #360,000 In Entertainment Allowance For A Whole Year – Join The Infinix Storm X Campaign Or Buy The Latest Infinix Device

If you’re a young adult trying to become a big star or you’re still in the university or trying to get some more advanced skills, then I’m guessing your eyes just popped in excitement when you saw that headline. There’s a whole lot that can be done with an extra #30,000 monthly allowance. From the…

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COVID-19: Lagos Police To Commence Arrest Of Face Mask Violators

The Lagos State Police Command has ensured that it will soon begin the massive arrest and prosecution of any residents caught flouting the proper use of face mask in public. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with The Nation on Wednesday July 8. According to him, the command has arrested 3,802 persons…

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COVID-19: CAN Demands Resumption Of Churches In Lagos, Ogun And Others

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged authorities in Lagos, Ogun, and other states to permit the resumption of churches in places where worship centres are still on lockdown. CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle on Tuesday, made the call in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji. He…

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ICYMI: Commissioner, 21 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Delta State

21 more COVID-19 patients in Delta State including Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu have been discharged from the State’s isolation centre. The latest development was confirmed in a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olisa Ifeajika on Tuesday. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s spokesman noted that the state government released them after testing…

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Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, Tests Positive For COVID-19

On Tuesday June 7 2020, the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro announced that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) but said he was feeling “perfectly well” and had only mild symptoms. The 65-year-old leader has caused huge controversy in Brazil for repeatedly flouting containment measures and minimizing the risk of the virus,…

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ICYMI: NCDC Records 503 New COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Now 669

Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll have continued to rise as the country remains in the second phase of relaxing coronavirus lockdowns. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Tuesday July 7, 2020, announced 503 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 29,879. As usual, Lagos, the country’s virus hotspot, reported the highest…

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