Category Archives: News

US To Ban TikTok, WeChat From App Stores In 48 Hours Citing Security Risk

Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday September 18. The department said in a press release that the move was necessary to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” President Donald Trump issued twin executive orders in August, saying the apps, which…

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Nigeria Says COVID-19 Vaccines Will Not Be Available Until 2021

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Thursday said vaccine for the Coronavirus would be available until 2021. During a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, Ehanire said, “Vaccines will not be available until next year at best. No reliable therapeutics has been confirmed but our country must restart businesses, including travel to allow citizens to earn their livelihood.”…

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This New Law In Imo Will Allow The Governor Arrest, Detain Residents Perpetually

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has  reportedly signed into law a bill which allows him to arrest and detain any resident of the state for as long as he wishes. According to documents floating online, the new law ‘Imo State Administration Of Criminal bill No 2 of 2020 (ISACJL, 2020)’ says any person detained on the orders…

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Barack Obama To Release His Presidential Memoir ‘A Promised Land’ In November

Barack Obama has announced that his new memoir titled “A Promised Land“ will be released in November, shortly after the US election. The former American president’s publisher, Penguin Random House also made this known on Thursday September 17, revealing the presidential memoir will be published in two volumes. The first volume is scheduled for global release on Tuesday, November 17, 2020,…

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OB Cuisine: Here’s A Recipe For Virgin Mojito Cocktail From Meal Master

Today episode features food blogger, Meal Master as he shows us how to make a Virgin Mojito cocktail. This drink is packed with vitamins, anti oxidants and anti inflammatory goodness that is great for your health. Here’s what he said; “This refreshing VIRGIN MOJITO recipe is a no brainer and would be your new favorite drink, trust me…

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Nigeria’s Kikelomo Lawal Installed As Executive Vice President Of The Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce

Another day, another Nigerian making great moves in the diaspora! According to Opera News, Kikelomo “Kike” Lawal has been appointed as the chief legal officer and Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a big milestone which is currently being celebrated on social media. Her new position, taking effect October 12, 2020, will reportedly require overseeing the global legal function, the corporate…

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Kaduna Approves Law Allowing Castration, Fallopian Tube Removal As Rape Penalty

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna has signed a Penal Code (Amendment) Law that recommends the surgical castration for male rapists and removal of Fallopian tubes for their female counterparts in the state. According to Daily Post, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the governor noted that these new provisions also updates the penalties…

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