Category Archives: Breaking

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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UPDATE: Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello, Recovers From COVID19

Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who recently emerged as the latest Nigerian politician to contract Coronavirus (COVID-19) has recovered from the disease. Bello had taken to social media on November 9 to announce that he had tested positive for the virus and was going into isolation for treatment. Giving an update via his Twitter handle on Monday night,…

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Nigeria Records 157 New Cases Of COVID-19, Toll Now 65,305

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 157 new COVID-19 cases in the country. According to the public health agency, the new cases were from nine states, with Lagos logging 97 of them. There was no Coronavirus-related death in the past 24 hours and the toll remains unchanged at 1,163, NCDC said It also…

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Nigeria’s Umar Dagona Bags Second Place At World Chemistry Competition, Awarded $400,000

Another day, Another Nigerian making the country proud in the international scene. In case you missed it, a student from Yobe State, Umar Dagona who represented Nigeria at the Nouryon ‘Imagine Chemistry’ competition has been awarded $400,000 after beating candidates from other countries to secure the second position. The Yobe indigene from Gashua town of Bade local government…

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