Category Archives: News

COVID-19: Buhari Warns Against Second Wave As Nigeria Records 147 New Cases

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to do everything to avert a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the country’s toll stood at 62,371 on Wednesday October 29. He disclosed this in a statement issued on the same day, saying that Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown. That night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 147…

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Mile 2 Explosion: Petrol Tanker Engulfed In Flames, Causes Gridlock In Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker exploded on Thursday morning at the the Alaba Express axis of Oshodi Apapa expressway near Mile 2 Estate. Residents took to Twitter as early as 1:30am to call for help and express concern for their lives and properties as the fire began to spread to other fuel conveying trucks. Eyewitnesses alleged the…

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OB Cuisine: Tasty-Looking Jambalaya Rice Recipe From Yetty’s Cookbook

Yetty’s Cookbook is back in the kitchen with her magic fingers and on this episode of her vlog, she’s teaching us how to make a simple delicacy that everyone will love. She says, “one Pot Jambalaya with chicken, sausage and shrimp. You will love it!” Ingredients: 1 medium chicken breast 2 Smoked sausage 1/2 medium green…

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa In Self-Quarantine Following COVID-19 Exposure

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has checked into self-quarantine after coming into contact with someone who contracted coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. Tyrone Seale, the acting spokesman said in a statement that Ramaphosa on Saturday attended a fundraising dinner of the Adopt-a-School Foundation where one of the guests tested positive for the virus, prompting the SA leader to go…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Reports 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, 113 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday confirmed 113 new cases of COVID-19 along with three additional coronavirus-related deaths. The public health agency said that the new infections bring the nation’s total number of infections to 62,224. The latest reports also show that 345 new patients were successfully treated and discharged across the country. A breakdown of…

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Army Insists Lagos Requested Intervention In Lekki Toll Gate Protest

The Nigerian Army has broken its silence on the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lagos which triggered a global outrage and condemnation. In a statement released by Acting Deputy Director, 81 Division Army Public Relations, Major Osoba Olaniyi, the military denied that it fired at the peaceful demonstrators and also disputed the claim by Lagos…

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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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