Category Archives: News

Nigeria Declares October 29 As Public Holiday For Eid-el-Maulud Celebration

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday declared Thursday October 29 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el-Maulud celebration in commemoration of the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. In a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry, Mohammed Manga, Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the…

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Seven Nigerian Stowaways Arrested In UK Over Oil Tanker’s Hijacking

Seven Nigerian men have been arrested in the UK on suspicion of hijacking an oil tanker in the English Channel, Hampshire police announced on Monday October 28. According to Sky News, the men who are stowaways from Lagos were seized when British naval special forces stormed the ship which left the metropolitan city on October 6…

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OB Cuisine: Recipe Of The Day — Meal Master’s Red Kidney Beans Sauce

Meal Master is showing us how to make his scrumptious Red Kidney Beans Sauce on this new Instagram vlog. Perfect for the weekend, he says, “Just Incase you’re confused on what stew to pair with that Sunday rice, this RED KIDNEY BEANS SAUCE is the perfect pair! This one is easy and full of flavour! A must try…

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Minister Of Information & Culture Lai Mohammed Insists On Regulation Of Social Media

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday insisted that the Nigerian government immediately begin to regulate the social media space, citing that the nation is sitting on a keg of gun powder regarding the issue of fake news. The minister disclosed this while responding to questions when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee…

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Watch Burna Boy’s New Interview On #EndSARS Crisis & Diversity Of Sounds In African Music

Nigerian singer Burna Boy on Tuesday was a guest on American media executive and radio personality, Ebro Darden‘s Apple Music show where he talked about the current and the #EndSARS movement in Nigeria.   Taking over a two-hour special the Grammy-award nominated artist himself called “Miseducation Radio”, Burna Boy teaches the world more about the diversity of sounds in…

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#EndSARS: Oyo Governor Makinde Creates N500m Fund For Victims Of Injustice

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday announced a N500 million compensation fund which will provide critical funding for residents who suffered any form of injustice during the #EndSARS protests in the state. Makinde, who stated this at the House of Chiefs, Secretariat in Ibadan during the post-protest meeting with traditional rulers, clerics, and other stakeholders, urged past victims or…

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Desmond Elliot Clears The Air On Lawmakers Sponsoring Social Media Bill: ‘I Never Said That’

Desmond Elliot wants to set the record straight on claims that lawmakers are working on a bill to regulate social media. Twitter was sent into a frenzy after an unconfirmed report disclosed that the Lagos Assembly is trying to pass a social bill in order to downplay the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate. The 46-year-old…

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Nigeria Army Speak On #EndSARS Protests, Vows To Deal With ‘Subversive Elements’

The Nigerian military has warned that some unscrupulous individuals and groups have been determined to destabilize the country by all means in the guise of agitations, maintaining its readiness to quell any threat to the nation’s corporate existence. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja during a meeting with Principal Staff…

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APC Chieftain Galadima Claims His Office Was Approached To Buy COVID-19 Palliatives

Buba Galadima, a All Progressives Congress chieftain, has accused an undisclosed state of diversion of COVID-19 palliatives meant for the its residents. The former National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) who made the explosive revelation on an AIT programme on Monday, recounted how the government officials once approached his office to sell the palliatives. This is…

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