Category Archives: Breaking

Abductors Of Twin Toddlers In Oyo State Demand £100,000 Ransom

  The gunmen who kidnapped two-year-old twins of popular Oyo state Islamic cleric, Sheik Taofeeq Akewugbagold have contacted him and are demanding for £100, 000 ransom for their release. This is coming one week after the abduction from their home in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. The cleric who disclosed the incident in a post on his Facebook page…

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238 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Nigeria, Total Now 2,170

On Friday night, Nigeria recorded 238 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2170. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, (NCDC) made the announcement via Twittter stating that Kano State recorded 92 cases, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 36 cases, Lagos State 30 cases, Gombe State had 16 cases…

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Health Minister Urges Nigerians To Donate Buildings For Use As Isolation Centers

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has appealed to Nigerians to donate their buildings to serve as isolation centres amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ehanire who was worried with the increasing number of cases in the country made the appeal at a press conference in Abuja, LIB reports. He said although there are no shortage of bed spaces yet,…

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Culprit Who Leaked Buhari’s Draft Speech Ahead Of Broadcast Apprehended

The suspect who leaked the draft speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast hours before his COVID-19 nationwide broadcast on Monday has been arrested, according to Mr Femi Adesina. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’ where he noted that the suspect was responsible and…

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COVID-19: NCDC Says Isolation Centres Are Struggling For Bed Spaces In Lagos

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has made an outcry regarding inadequate bed spaces to accommodate COVID-19 patients in Lagos isolation centres as the number of cases continue to rise. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu said Lagos State is the worst-hit by this challenge of inadequate bed spaces although Kano State and…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Heath Minister Confirms That Over 100 Health Workers Test Positive

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with COVID-19. He made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday. Dr. Ehanire said the rapid speed of COVID-19 community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger concern is the number of health…

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