Category Archives: News

OB Cuisine: Learn How To Make Banga Jollof Rice, Courtesy Of Dishes By Q

If there is any dish Nigerian are absolutely proud of it is the Jollof rice. There’s a variety of ways to prepare the Nigerian jollof rice, some of them include the regular jollof rice, palm oil jollof rice, Egusi jollof rice and more. Today’s OB Cuisine spotlights Dishes By Q’s as she takes her followers through preparing Banga Jollof Rice.…

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181 Lagos Students & School Staffs Contracts COVID-19, Nigeria’s Infection Toll Exceed 61,000

On Friday October 17, one hundred and eighty-one students and staff of a private boarding school in the Lekki area of Lagos state tested positive for COVID-19. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who confirmed the news, said the infected persons from a private school located in a suburb of Lekki contracted the virus during surveillance and case investigation…

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Thousands Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos, Abuja To Honor Victims Of Police Violence

Candlelight vigils are a cultural staple for showing support for a cause or for those in mourning. In this case, it was both. Amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests, a candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Lagos and Abuja in honor of all those that have been lost at the hands police violence. The vigil which…

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#EndSARS: Demonstrators Resume London Protests, Nigerians In Germany & France Join

While protests against police brutality sparked by notorious crimes perpetuated officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) started in major Nigerian cities, they have quickly spread to other countries like London, France and Germany, in a sign of just how widespread and fast-moving the movement is. Near-daily marches, protests in London, were followed by a mild protest in front of…

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Protesters Scamper As Anambra Police Disrupt #EndSARS Protest Led By Celebrities

As hundreds of Anambra residents took to the streets on Friday October 16 to protest against police brutality and extrajudicial killings carried out by now-disbanded SARS officials in Azukwu, they were met with heavy gunfire reportedly from police officers. The peaceful protest led by popular singers such as Flavour, Phyno, Kcee and more ended being disrupted as a crowd…

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#EndSARS: In Lagos Districts, Protests Over Police Violence Lead To Gridlocks

Demonstrators took to the streets in communities around Lagos state on Friday October 16, to continue protesting against police brutality and extortion. While the many of them were peacefully staged, the protests has since led to blocked roadways causing major gridlocks. Videos shared by eye-witnesses show that protests were held at the Lagos State House of Assembly in…

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#EndSARS Protests: Nigerians Conduct Outdoor Jummat Prayers In Alausa, Lekki

Muslim #EndSARS protesters on Friday in Lagos and Abuja observed their Juma’at  prayers on the road before continued to push for their demands to be met, some which includes justice for all victims of police brutality and killings. In the metropolitan city of Lagos, the sacred prayers were held at Lekki toll gate and House of Assembly…

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#EndSARS: One Reportedly Dead, Others Injured As Thugs Attack Protesters In Benin

The ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings on Friday turned violent in Edo State as unidentified armed hoodlums attacked peaceful protesters, leaving many injured and one reportedly dead. The disruption ensued after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital, multiple eye-witnesses shared on Twitter. Also in several…

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#EndSARS: Falz, Bisola Aiyeola & More Caution Against Turning Protests Into ‘Carnivals’

Nigerian celebrities have appealed to #EndSARS protesters not to derail from the objectives of the ongoing demonstrations. Taking to social media on Friday, singer Falz who is also a frontline organizer said there should be no partying at the protest grounds. He added asking protesters not to drink, use drugs and wear their face mask as they continue their…

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Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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