Category Archives: Breaking

GTBank’s Deputy Head Of Comms, Idoko Negedu Reportedly Dies Of An Undisclosed Complication

According to circulating reports, a top staff of one of Nigeria’s huge financial institutions identified as Mr. Idoko Negedu has died of an undisclosed complication. Until his alleged death, he was a senior staff of the Systems and Control Division and the Deputy Head of Corporate Communications in Guarantee Trust Bank, Lagos. Although the cause of his death is still…

Read more

COVID-19: Lagos Suspends The Reopening Of Religious Centres Indefinitely

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced the indefinite suspension of the earlier scheduled opening of churches and mosques in the state, which were shut over the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Governor who made the announcement while addressing journalists at the State House, Marina said worship centres which were earlier slated to commence under strict guidelines on June 19 and…

Read more

Edo Governorship: Obaseki Resigns From APC After Disqualification From Primaries

The current Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has formally announced his resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He made the announcement four days after he was screened out and declared unfit to participate in the APC primary election ahead of the…

Read more

#JusticeForToyin: Nigeria Tasks US To Probe Murder Of Teenage Nigerian-American Activist

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has reacted to the murder of 19-year- old Nigerian-American Activist, Oluwatoyin Salau in the US, describing it as highly depressing and cruel. In a statement by Head, Media and Public Relations Unit NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, released on Monday, Dabiri asked the US government to conduct a thorough investigation of the…

Read more

ExecuJet Says It Mistook “Useless” Naira Marley For Babatunde Fashola, Regrets Conveying Rapper

Private jet charter company, Executive Jets has reportedly tendered a letter of apology to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika following the indefinite suspension of the company for breaking COVID-19 directives by flying rapper, Naira Marley and his crew to Abuja for a concert. According to the unverified letter, CEO Sam Iwuajoku said he allowed the plane to fly because…

Read more

Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

Read more

Senate President, Sanwo-Olu And Tinubu Mourn Lagos Senator Bayo Osinowo’s Death

Lagos State political figures, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has expressed sadness over the sudden death of Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo who passed away on Monday morning at the age of 64 after a brief illness The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that Osinowo famously called Pepperito, represented Lagos East Senatorial…

Read more

Inspector General Of Police Says 799 Rape Suspects Have Been Arrested In Five Months

Amid the surge of rape cases and other gender-based violence, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has shared an update on cases of sexual violence reported in parts of the country. The Police boss made the remarks on Monday while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the…

Read more

COVID-19: Oyo Orders Religious Centres To Operate At 25 Per Cent Capacity

On Monday, the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force reviewed the curfew imposed on the state and relaxed lockdown amid the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The Task Force team, which made the decision public after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting presided by its chairman, Governor Seyi Makinde, added that the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am, Channels TV reports. A…

Read more