Category Archives: Breaking

Barack Obama To Release His Presidential Memoir ‘A Promised Land’ In November

Barack Obama has announced that his new memoir titled “A Promised Land“ will be released in November, shortly after the US election. The former American president’s publisher, Penguin Random House also made this known on Thursday September 17, revealing the presidential memoir will be published in two volumes. The first volume is scheduled for global release on Tuesday, November 17, 2020,…

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Nigeria’s Kikelomo Lawal Installed As Executive Vice President Of The Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce

Another day, another Nigerian making great moves in the diaspora! According to Opera News, Kikelomo “Kike” Lawal has been appointed as the chief legal officer and Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a big milestone which is currently being celebrated on social media. Her new position, taking effect October 12, 2020, will reportedly require overseeing the global legal function, the corporate…

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Kaduna Approves Law Allowing Castration, Fallopian Tube Removal As Rape Penalty

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna has signed a Penal Code (Amendment) Law that recommends the surgical castration for male rapists and removal of Fallopian tubes for their female counterparts in the state. According to Daily Post, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the governor noted that these new provisions also updates the penalties…

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Man Accosted For Carrying ‘Unauthorized Waste Basket’ In Lagos

The officials of Lagos State Vehicle Waste Basket (LAVWAB) on Wednesday September 16 were captured on camera reprimanding two men for using an unauthorized waste bin in their private vehicle. The video which has since ignited outrage from many social media users was shared by media personality Yeni Kuti, after the task force officials accosted her partner Theo Lawson for carrying Ekiti…

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Nigeria Confirms 126 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Almost 57,000

Nigeria has recorded 126  new cases of the Coronavirus, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed. Disclosing the latest development  on Monday via Twitter, the agency noted that of the new case 37 were recorded in Abuja, 27 in Lagos 16 in Plateau, 9 in Kaduna, 7 in Abia, while Gombe and Ondo states recorded …

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Bill Gates Pens Emotional Tribute To Mourn His Father’s Sad Passing

Bill Gates has penned an heartfelt tribute to his late father, William Henry Gates II, following his death on Monday September 14. Although the American philanthropist did not disclose the cause of his passing, he did share that he had been facing a decline in his health. According to him, the passing of his father was not unexpected, as…

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Good News As Lagos Promises To Pay Tertiary Institutions Minimum Wage In October

Following the staged protests by academic/non-staff unions on Monday, the Lagos state government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions with effect from October. According to Punch, all the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday while resulted in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pledging to commence payment of the new…

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