Category Archives: Breaking

ICYMI: Duoye Diri Has Been Duly Affirmed As The Governor Of Bayelsa State

Governor Douye Diri is officially the elected Incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, the Supreme court affirmed on Wednesday November 18. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed six appeals filed against the governor and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Justice Ngwuta, in his judgment, predicated the dismissal of the appeals on the…

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Nigeria Records 236 New Infections Of COVID-19 In 14 States — 142 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 236 new coronavirus infections in 13 states and the federal capital territory (FCT), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed on Wednesday November 18. The agency’s new positive samples is the highest in nine days — the country recorded 300 new samples on November 8. According to the breakdown, Lagos alone accounted for…

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DJ Switch Talks Horrific #EndSARS Experience & Nigerian Government In New CNN Interview

Hours after releasing its independent forensic investigation on the Lekki Toll Gate shooting which drew global attention, CNN has caught up with DJ Switch, one of the anti-police brutality protest frontliners who captured the incident in a livestream as she relives her horrific experience. The disc jockey, whose real name is Obianuju Catherine Udeh has been in the…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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Ooni Of Ife And Wife Olori Silekunola Welcome Son: ‘Mother And Child Are Doing Well’

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is now a father! The traditional ruler welcomed his first child with his wife Prophetess Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi, also known as Olori Silekunola on Wednesday, November 18. Oba Ogunwusi announced the happy news on Instagram. “To God be the glory great things he has done,” a statement via his official Instagram read along with photo of…

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Nigeria’s Pastor Sam Adeyemi Is Now A Member Of Forbes Coaching Council

Congratulations are in order for the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Center and founder of Global Leadership Consultancy, Sam Adeyemi who has just been accepted into the Forbes Coaching Council. According to Forbes, members of its council of coaches “are respected leaders and executives who are selected for the council based on the depth of their experience and success…

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Despite COVID-19 Restrictions, Nigeria Tops Report Of Global Asylum Claims To Canada

Nigeria currently has the highest asylum seekers eyeing Canada despite travel restrictions put in place since inception of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Quartz Africa, the number of Nigerians issued permanent residence (PR) permits by the Canadian government has tripled since 2015. In 2019 alone, 12,595 Nigerians were issued the permits. While those figures are based on…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 152 New Cases, No Deaths In Four Consecutive Days

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 152 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s infection toll to 65,457 and  keeping it fifth on the list of African countries hardest hit, behind Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa. According to official data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), zero death was also confirmed making it four consecutive days…

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