Category Archives: Breaking

Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad Ignites Backlash For Promising To Influence Child Trafficker’s Conviction

Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, has ignited a Twitter storm after he promised a user that he would intervene in changing the conviction of a child trafficker and rapist. Yunusa Dahiru (AKA Yellow) had been sentenced by The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to 26 years imprisonment for…

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ICYMI: Lagos Records Four More COVID-19 Deaths, Total Casualties Now 46

On Friday May 22, the Lagos State Government announced that four more patients died from the novel Coronavirus. The State’s Ministry of Health disclosed the report via Twitter, noting that the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Lagos stands at 46. Lagos Health commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi also took to Twitter sharing, “139 new #COVID19 infections confirmed in…

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Ogun Extends COVID-19 Lockdown As NCDC Records More Cases

The Government of Ogun State has extended the ongoing lockdown imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari due to more cases of COVID-19 being recorded. According to SaharaReporters, the announced was made by Governor Dapo Abiodun while speaking with journalists on Friday. He said that though painful, the lockdown would curb the spread of the virus. He…

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COVID-19: Police To Enforce Orders On Mass Gatherings During Eid el-Fitr In Nigeria

As Muslim faithful prepare to celebrate Eid el-Fitr on Monday and Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned against mass gathering in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Ogun. The IGP who issued the warning in statement shared via the Nigerian Police Force’s Twitter handle, advised Nigerians to go about their Eid el-Fitr celebrations…

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27 More Workers Of Coronavirus-Infested Company Test Positive In Oyo

27 more members of staff of iSON Xperiences located in the Ibadan South West Local Government Area of Oyo state have tested positive for the novel, Coronavirus (COVID-19). At least 63 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. Governor Seyi Makinde made this announcement on Friday via…

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Katsina Records 13 COVID-19 Deaths, Discharges 51 Patients After Recovery

Katsina Government has announced that 51 Coronavirus patients who underwent successful treatment have been discharged from the State’s isolation centres. The state’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and member of the Katsina State COVID-19 Committee, Dr Kabiru Mustapha made the announcement on Thursday May 21 revealing that 13 deaths linked to Coronavirus complications has been recorded. While five of…

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COVD-19: Ekiti Records Second Casualty As 75-Year-Old Woman Dies

Ekiti State Governor has confirmed another COVID-19 casualty, making it the second death to be recorded in the whole state. This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday, noting that the case was a 75-year-old woman who died from COVID-19-related complications. “We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre…

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Nigerian Churches, Mosques & Others Asked To Submit Guidelines For Reopening

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked professional groups and faith-based organisations, including churches and mosques, to submit guidelines for reopening for a review and advise. Speaking during a press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, The Director-General of the health agency, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu mentioned on Thursday. “This is what we’ve…

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