Tag Archives: Breaking News

EFCC: Magu Clears Air On Vice President Osinbajo’s N4 Billion Controversy

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has allegedly denied ever giving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo N4 billion. According to The Nation, Magu, who is under investigation by a presidential panel, was said to have made the denial when reacting to claims in the media that he transferred…

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WTO Acknowledges Okonjo-Iweala After Being Nominated By President Buhari

ICYMI: On Tuesday, the World Trade Organisation accepted Nigeria’s nominee, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the post of its Director-General Recall that we shared the news that President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated former Finance Minister for the post of WTO’s Director-General. According to Channels T, current WTO Director-General, Mr. Roberto Azevêdo, has announced he will step down on August…

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Coronavirus Scares Man Into Taking Overdose Of Chloroquine, Physician Warns Against Panic Usage

Nigerian public health enthusiast, Fidelis Egemba aka Akproko Doctor has taken to Twitter to advise the public against the self-treatment of Chloroquine as well as the panic usage of the drug. The physician warned in a thread of tweet early this morning after revealing how a man reportedly landed at the hospital unconscious due to overdose of the…

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FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries Over Coronavirus— Starting From March 21st

Following the record of the third case of coronavirus disease in the country, the Federal Government has reportedly placed a travel ban on 13 Coronavirus epicenters in order to safeguard its citizens. The Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United…

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Nigerian Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Amidst Coronavirus Scare

According to multiple online reports, the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, have announced they would be embarking on an indefinite strike beginning from today March 17th, amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Rising from an emergency meeting this morning, the doctors in a statement released by its president, Roland Aigbovo, said they deliberated extensively on the health…

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Spanish Football Coach Francisco Garcia Passes Away From Coronavirus At 21

A young football coach, Francisco García has passed away from coronavirus, after doctors also diagnosed him with leukaemia, Talk Sports reports. According to Spanish newspaper Malaga Hoy, the 21-year-old who was the youth team coach at Malaga-based club Atletico Portada Alta, had an unknown pre-existing health condition that resulted in him being more vulnerable to the virus than…

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Aerial Footage Of Abule Ado Explosion Scene Captures Magnitude Of The Disaster

On Sunday 15 March, Lagos was left in shock after a gas explosion hit Abule Soba area of Abule Ado community. The explosion was said to have hit the environ in the early hours of the morning. Many causalities were reported, with some of them currently being mourned on social media. The total death toll so far was reported…

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Escort Rider Reportedly Killed In Accident Involving Osinbajo’s Convoy

According to The Punch, one of the police escort riders on the Yemi Osinbajo‘s convoy has been confirmed dead after being involved in an accident on their way to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday March 13. . . The officer identified as Inspector Ali Gomina died in the accident. The escort rider who died at…

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Man Who Charged At President Buhari In Kebbi For An “Handshake” Denies Attacking Him

Mohammed Jamil Bello, the alleged man said to have charged at President Muhammadu Buhari at Arugungu festival in Kebbi state, has denied attacking him. The Kebbi indigene who disclosed that he is emotionally attached to President Buhari’s outstanding virtues of honesty and only craved to shake him, also debunked claims of being tortured by operatives of the Department of…

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Little Girl Left Stranded After Her Mother Reportedly Slumped To Death At A Lagos Bus Station

A little girl was left clueless and stranded at a BRT bus station in Ikotun, Lagos after her mother identified as Funmi Ajayi reportedly slumped and died on Tuesday March 10. The news which was shared by an eyewitness, Ugochi Euphemia on Facebook called for the public to identify the family as photos showed the…

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