Category Archives: Breaking

Senate President Lawan Thinks The Call For Lawmakers’ Pay Cut Is ‘Misplaced’— Read Why

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has challenged Nigerians to a debate on the real essence of the National Assembly in relation to the salaries of the members, which many consider to be bogus. Lawan who spoke while flagging off the two-day retreat for top management of National Assembly and the National Assembly Service Commission at Transcorp Hilton…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 143 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 143 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country, Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the update via its verified website on Friday night. The public health agency said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 65,982. Nigeria has so far tested over 700,000 people since the first confirmed case…

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Femi Gbajabiamila: DSS Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Abuja Vendor, Arrests Security Detail

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an update on an Abuja newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who died after being hit by a stray bullet from one of the security operatives from his envoy. According to him, the DSS detail, Abdullahi M. Hassan, has been handed to the Department of State Security (DSS) for…

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Goodluck Jonathan: Buhari, PDP & More Celebrate Former President On His 63rd Birthday

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan turned 63 on Friday November 20, and his family didn’t miss the opportunity to serenade him with a delightful rendition of “Happy Birthday.” He was surrounded by his wife Patience Jonathan, children and grandchildren as they gathered in his home in Bayelsa state to celebrate his new age. The overjoyed ex-President also took…

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NYSC Wants Filmmakers To Seek Approval Before Using Corps Members’ Uniform In Movies

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have asked Nigerian filmmakers to always seek proper approval from its management before using corps members’ uniform in their movies. Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this during a meeting between National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative industry stakeholders in Lagos. Oru disclosed that illegal…

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Former Senate Leader Ndoma-Egba’s Wife Amaka, Others Die In Car Accident

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba’s wife, Amaka Ndoma-Egba has died in a car crash along Benin-Akure road, Vanguard News reports. According to the news outlet, she was going for a function in Akure when the accident occurred. Although as at the time of filing this report details of her death was still sketchy. Also when…

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#EndSARS: Protest Fontliner Eromosele Adene Released After 12 Days In Police Custody

Eromosele Adene, an anti-police brutality protest frontliner, who made headlines weeks ago after he was charged with allegations of aiding the #EndSARS protest in Lagos has been releasedfrom police detention. One of the lawyers who provided legal aid to the protesters, Modupe Odele, popularly known as Moechievous, shared a video showing a once-again freed Eromosele via…

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Femi Gbajabiamila Faces Backlash After Stray Bullet From His Security Detail Kills Abuja Vendor

Nigeria’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is being slammed on social media after a stray bullet from one of his security aides  killed a newspaper vendor in Abuja. A Twitter user on Thursday had shared a viral video of the incident which showed an unidentified man bleeding to death as he was being held by another.…

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Nigeria Records Two New COVID-19 Deaths, 146 More Infections

Nigeria on Thursday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, the first time in six days that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded fatalities from the disease. Disclosed by the public disease agency at the daily briefing on the pandemic, the two additional deaths brought Nigeria’s total fatality toll to 1,165. Nigeria also recorded 146 new cases. With the…

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