Category Archives: News

Coronavirus, ASUU Strike, Rema & Hushpuppi Among Google’s Top 2020 Search Trends In Nigeria

Google has revealed the top search terms used in 2020. The top search globally was, of course, coronavirus – and that drove people to flock to Google search to make sense of the changes to their lives and adapt to new ways of living. Others include US election, US president-elect, Joe Biden, Google Classroom, ASUU, Zoom Live, Rema and…

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Kamala Harris, Beyoncé, And Rihanna Make Forbes 2020 “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” List

Forbes on Tuesday announced this year’s list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and the honorees included influential leaders from 30 countries in politics, business, entertainment, and more. According to the editor of ForbesWomen Maggie McGrath, “The women on the 17th annual power list hail from 30 countries and were born across four generations. There are…

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Orphanages & Children’s Homes Will No Longer Grant Nigerians Photo Ops During Visits

In a belated but much needed move, the Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Home in Nigeria (COCHIN) has finally imposed a complete ban on photo opportunities while people are visiting orphanage homes across the country. While these photo ops mean no harm, COCHIN in a newsletter sent to all orphanages nationwide said the photos taken by visitors are usually…

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President Buhari Says His Administration Is Planning To Reopen Land Borders Soon

The Nigerian government plans to reopen its land borders, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. He explained that the closure of the nation’s land borders was part of the efforts by the government to control the smuggling of weapons and drugs into the country. Buhari stated this on Tuesday at a security meeting with members of…

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Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi Emerges First-Ever Recipient Of Global Citizen Prize: Nigeria’s Hero Award

Nigerian activist, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has won the 2020 Global Citizen Prize: Nigeria’s Hero Award for her efforts to end sexual & gender-based violence in the country. Through Owosobi-led Stand To End Rape (STER), a youth-led social enterprise advocating against sexual violence, providing prevention mechanisms, and supporting survivors with psychosocial services, she becomes the prize’s first-ever recipient. The Country Hero Award…

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Lai Mohammed Reacts To US Blacklisting Nigeria Over Religious Freedom Violations

The Federal Government has reacted to a list by the United States which added Nigeria as a country with severe religious violations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in a statement titled ‘Nigeria Denies Religious Freedom Violation Allegation’ said Nigeria jealously protects religious freedom as enshrined in the country’s constitution and takes seriously…

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Chadwick Boseman, Donald Trump & BTS Top Most Popular Twitter Trends In 2020

Twitter has revealed the top trends of the year 2020 and leading the list is the announcement of the death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman. According to the social media platform, it is the most shared and most liked tweet ever. The Auguest 28 post by Boseman’s family saying the actor had died of colon cancer…

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OB Cuisine: Watch Amy Blossom Share Her Fantastic Recipe For Chicken Tikka Masala

One of our favorite emerging food and lifestyle vloggers, Amy Blossoms is back with a fantastic new recipe and this time, it’s the delicious Chicken Tikka Masala or Butter Chicken. She says: “Warm, creamy and satisfying with the perfect hint of spice, this recipe is a great way to change up the way you normally eat…

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