Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Evacuates 56 Stranded Nationals From Pakistan, 300 More From Dubai

On Friday June 19, Nigeria evacuated 56 Nigerians who were stranded in Pakistan along with four Pakistanis due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, noting that they are to immediately undergo compulsory 14-days self isolation. ”Eventually, 56 Nigerians and 4 Pakistanis were safely evacuated…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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Alleged Rape: Inspector-General Of Police Orders D’banj’s Probe

A probe has been ordered into the allegation of rape levelled against popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj by his accuser, Miss Seyitan Babatayo. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu gave the order, following a petition written by her lawyer, Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel for the alleged incident which occurred in 2018. The letter with reference…

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World Health Organization Declares Nigeria Wild Polio Virus-Free

On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Nigeria declared the country free of wild polio after completing the documentation for the status. The health organization made the nation’s progress known via its verified Twitter handle on Thursday. It described the development as historic for Nigeria, the African continent, and the Global Polio Programme in general. Meanwhile, the Federal…

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University Student Reportedly Sets Up Her Friends For Seven-Man Gang Rape In Lagos

The news of two ladies who were ganged rape by seven (7) boys. has hit the internet with a University of Lagos student linked to the story. According to her, she was perpetuated the crime after being allegedly mocked for losing her virginity. Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident occurred shortly after…

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NCDC Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases With 745 New Infections

On Thursday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded its highest daily report of COVID-19 cases with 745 new infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, Lagos State had the highest number of infections for the day with 280 cases and is followed by Oyo and Ebonyi states with 103 and 72 cases respectively. The health…

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Over 20 Health Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 In Plateau

On Wednesday June 17, the Government of Plateau revealed that 29 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. According to the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nimkong Lar who disclosed the news, the state currently has 198 confirmed cases of the virus, with 114 patients discharged and five deaths. Lar also shared…

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Aso Villa Crisis: President Buhari Reportedly Fires His Security Details, 37 Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly fired his personal security details and other persons in Aso Villa for their role in the crisis between his wife, Aisha Buhari and his top aide, Sabiu “Tunde” Yusuf. According to Sahara Reporters, those fired by Buhari on Wednesday, June 17, included his Chief Personal Security Officer, Chief Detail to President,…

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