Category Archives: News

EFCC Opposes Bail For Social Media Star, Adeherself Over Alleged Fraud

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has been reportedly urged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) to deny Nigerian social media star, Adedamola Adewale aka Adeherself bail. Mr. Samuel Daji, the lead prosecuting counsel for the anti-graft agency, made the plea on Monday, July 13, during Adewale’s bail hearing on a charge of possession of fraudulent documents,…

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Nigeria Records Over 3,000 Rape Cases During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Pauline Tallen, has stated that no fewer than 3, 600 cases of rape were recorded during the lockdown while condemning the crime’s upsurge nationwide. She made this known in a statement by the Media Office of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, when she paid him a…

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Delta State Governor, His Wife And Daughter Recover From COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife Edith, and one of their daughters have successfully recovered from COVID-19. The governor made the latest development known to the public on social media on Tuesday morning. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, ”My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of…

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Hushpuppi Reportedly Denied Bail In The US Over Alleged Cybercrime

Suspected international fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known Hushpuppi has been denied bail in the United States in spite of his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky insisting that his job as an Instagram celebrity paid for the $10,000 monthly rent on his luxury Dubai flat. His lawyers had applied for him to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with the…

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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surpass 13 Million Worldwide

The total number of Coronavirus infections across the world has crossed the 13 million mark, with more than half in the United States and Latin America, a report from AFP noted on Monday. At least 13,000,166 cases and 569,990 deaths have been recorded and the United States is the worst-hit country with 3,341,838 cases and 135,425 deaths, the…

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OB Cuisine: Check Out 9Jafoodie’s Yummy Jollof Coconut Rice Recipe

On OB Cuisine today, we feature a delicious Jollof Coconut Rice recipe by Ronke Edoho of 9jafoodie. The Jollof coconut rice can be used for different occasions; from parties and potlucks to entertaining at home and quick dinners. It is vegan too, which means no meat or chicken or animal protein. Ingredients ¼ cup coconut oil 1…

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ICYMI: Lagos Records Highest COVID-19 Death Toll In Single Day

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos State has recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 death toll. The agency in its COVID-19 Situation Report for July 12 released on Sunday night said 12 deaths were recorded in the nation’s commercial capital. NCDC noted that 16 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 595 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 33,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpasses 33,000 following the record of 595 new infections in the country. In a statement on Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Lagos maintained the lead position with a total of 156 new infections, followed…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Issues Guidelines For Reopening Of Schools

The Federal Government has unveiled guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools at every level in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the dates outlined actions, measures and requirements needed for the safe reopening of schools after the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the guidelines released by the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja on…

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