Category Archives: Breaking

UBA’s LEO: Celebrating three Years of Revolutionised Banking Services

When Mark Zuckerberg recognised UBA’s Leo at Facebook F8 Technology has been a veritable gift to mankind, and over the years, it has been responsible for creating amazingly useful resources which put all the information individuals need at their fingertips. The development of technology has also led to so many mind-blowing discoveries, better facilities, and…

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Schools Resume After Extended Christmas Break Due to the 2nd Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic

Students in Nigeria are back in school after an extended Christmas break following reports of the second outbreak of Covid-19 Pandemic. According to a ChannelsTV Sunrise Daily report, upon resumptions the students were subjected to the health checks in line with covid-19 protocols, there was also the clean up of schools. Watch the ChannelsTV Sunrise…

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Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings Expands Oil & Gas Portfolio, Acquires 45% of OML 17

Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu  Heirs Holdings (“HH”), the leading African strategic investor, in partnership with affiliated company Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (“Transcorp”), Nigeria’s largest publicly listed conglomerate, announced today the unconditional acquisition of a 45% participating interest in Nigerian oil licence OML 17 and related assets, through TNOG Oil and Gas Limited (a related company of Heirs…

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NAFDAC Warns Against The Use Of Fake COVID-19 Vaccines In Nigeria

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to be wary of using the fake COVID-19 vaccines circulating in Nigeria, saying they can cause COVID-like illnesses and other serious diseases that could kill. Adeyeye, who raised the alarm while briefing journalists on the…

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Nigeria Sets Another Highest Single-Day Record Of COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria on Friday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in one day. The country’s foremost public agency, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 1,867 infections in their daily update via social media. The figure which was hundreds more than 1,664 cases recorded ten days ago also set the latest record of all-time highest single-day infection…

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Nigeria’s Osaremen Okolo Appointed As Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Policy Adviser

US President-elect, Joe Biden, has appointed Osaremen Okolo, a Nigerian-American, as a member of his COVID-19 response team. Okolo, born to a Nigerian parents, was among the 100 names announced as additional members of the White House staff by the Biden transition team. Biden is expected to be sworn-in on January 20 as the 46th…

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Nigerian Government Lifts Suspension Order On SIM Cards’ Replacement

The Nigerian government has finally bowed to pressure from Nigerians as it announced the lifting of the suspension order on the replacement of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards. In a statement on Thursday, signed by the Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, the Commission said the lifting of the ban was on the…

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