Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Records 157 New Cases Of COVID-19, Toll Now 65,305

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 157 new COVID-19 cases in the country. According to the public health agency, the new cases were from nine states, with Lagos logging 97 of them. There was no Coronavirus-related death in the past 24 hours and the toll remains unchanged at 1,163, NCDC said It also…

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Nigeria’s Umar Dagona Bags Second Place At World Chemistry Competition, Awarded $400,000

Another day, Another Nigerian making the country proud in the international scene. In case you missed it, a student from Yobe State, Umar Dagona who represented Nigeria at the Nouryon ‘Imagine Chemistry’ competition has been awarded $400,000 after beating candidates from other countries to secure the second position. The Yobe indigene from Gashua town of Bade local government…

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COVID-19: Lagos Tops Nigeria’s Infections As NCDC Records 152 New Cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, with Lagos topping the chart with 136 cases. This was made this known via the public disease agency’s verified website on Sunday November 15. The breakdown of the states with the new cases are Lagos-136, Kano-4, Niger-3, Ekiti-2, Kaduna-2,…

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OB Cuisine: Recipe To Kickstart The Week — Yetty’s Cookbook’s Plantain & Tilapia Soup

Yetty’s Cookbook, one of our favourite food vloggers is back with another sensational recipe and this time she’s showing out with Plantain and Tilapia soup. “Something light for dinner,” she says. “Head, middle or tail? Which one is your favorite fish part?” Watch and save for later: View this post on Instagram A post shared…

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Nigeria’s Tony O. Elumelu Presented With National Honorary Distinction In Belgium

Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu has been conferred upon a Belgium National Honor for his work with Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), his private-sector-led philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs to create jobs on the continent. The 57-year-old businessman was presented with the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold by The Kingdom of Belgium, the country’s oldest…

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COVID-19: Nigerians In Diaspora Urged To Shelve Christmas Return Trips

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic has urged Nigerians in diaspora who might be planning on returning for the Christmas festivities to shelf the plan for now in a bid to curb the spread of the virus in the country. Dr Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Taskforce, made his appeal known during the weekly media briefing of the taskforce…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Confirms 156 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 156 new cases of COVID-19 and one death from the virus, new data by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control showed Friday night. With the latest update, Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection toll increased to 64,884, keeping it fifth on the list of African countries hit hardest, behind Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa. The…

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#EndSARS: Lagos State Government, Judicial Panel Sued Over Lekki Shooting Probe

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chairman of the state’s Judicial Panel of Enquiry and two others have been slammed with lawsuits over likelihood of bias in setting up the panel. The plaintiffs, Adekunle Augustine and Simeon A. Akogwu, are praying the Federal High Court, Lagos Division to disband the panel on the ground that Sanwo-Olu,…

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