Category Archives: Breaking

Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Raises Alarm On International Travellers Presenting Fake Test Results

The Federal Government has raised the alarm that the’re been an influx of positive COVID-19 international travellers from some specific countries, who have been gaining access into Nigeria by presenting fake PCR results. Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this on Tuesday, in response to the joint Senate committees on Health…

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Nigeria Records Five More COVID-19 Deaths As Recovery Toll Exceed 44,000

On Tuesday September 15, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 90 new cases of the novel coronavirus, putting the country’s total caseload at 56,478, with 44,430 cases discharged and 1,088 deaths. The health agency who shared this in a late-night tweet also confirmed that the country reported five new deaths as a result of the…

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Nigeria’s Inflation Sees Biggest Monthly Jump In 2020 As Rate Hits 13.22%

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the country’s inflation rate recorded its highest increase so far this year with 13.22 per cent in August and making it the highest since April 2018. The statistics office’s data in its latest consumer price index report shared on Tuesday, noted that, “the consumer price index, which measures inflation increased…

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Lionel Messi Is Now Football’s Second Billionaire, According To Forbes

According to Forbes, Lionel Messi has become the second footballer in history to earn $1 billion in his career after tax. The Barcelona superstar’s career earnings of over one billion dollars (840 million euros) places Messi in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his longtime rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2020…

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Super Eagles’ Kenneth Omeruo & Wife Chioma Welcome Second Child: ‘Another Reason To Be Grateful’

Kenneth Omeruo and his wife Chioma are parents once again! The CD Leganes defender and Super Eagles star announced the arrival of his second child, a baby girl, on Monday September 14 on Instagram, posting a photo of himself carrying the new bundle of joy. “Another reason to be grateful to God. Thank you, my…

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Aviation Unions Shut Down Arik Air Over Alleged Unpaid Wages

On Monday September 14, the Operations of Arik Air were shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non-payment of staff payments, Guardian reports. According to NAN, the unions including the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) shutdown the airline operations due to the wages owed since April…

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