Category Archives: Breaking

Tottenham Star, Dele Alli Beaten At Knifepoint In Home Invasion Robbery

Nigerian-born UK footballer, Dele Alli was reportedly beaten and robbed during the early hours of Wednesday by masked knife-wielding thieves who broke into his North London home. The 24-year-old was in a room with long-time partner Ruby Mae, his adopted brother Harry, Harry’s girlfriend, and another male friend when two men stormed his property at 12.30am. They reportedly…

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ICYMI: Lagos Confirms The Discharge Of 26 More COVID-19 Patients

Lagos has confirmed the discharge of twenty-six more COVID-19 patients after recovering from Coronavirus. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Wednesday evening while Lagos State Ministry of Health also confirmed the reports via Twitter. The governor said a total of 528 patients have now recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos. He said, “Good people of…

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UPDATE: Nigerian Army Apologises, Admits Killing 20-Year-Old Student In Jos

Hours after social media users called for justice after an Army personnel shot Rinji Peter Bala, a 20-year-old student dead at the University of Jos on Tuesday, the Nigerian Army’s Operation Safe Haven in Plateau State has rendered an apology. Recall that Bala was first arrested by vigilantes alongside six others for violating the lockdown…

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CBN Reveals Plans To Fund Research On Nigeria’s Coronavirus Vaccine

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that the apex bank will be funding a research for a Nigerian Coronavirus vaccine. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele disclosed this at the unveiling of THISDAY Dome testing, tracing, and treatment centre on Tuesday in Abuja. He said they are currently designing a framework which includes grants and long term facilities for “researchers,…

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#JusticeForRinji: Nigerians Mourn 20-Year-Old Student, Rinji Bala Allegedly Killed By Soldiers In Jos

A 20-year-old boy identified as Rinji Peter Bala aka Bobo is currently being mourned by Twitter users after he was allegedly shot dead by soldiers in Jos, Plateau state. According to unconfirmed reports, Bala was arrested with his friends by vigilantes over suspicion of being part of a robbery gang after they were found guilty of breaking the lockdown…

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12 More Coronavirus Patients Discharged In Kaduna State

Twelve more COVID-19 patients who tested positive for Coronavirus in Kano have been discharged after recovering from the disease, according to the Kaduna state Government. Among the discharged patients are 11 Almajiris which brings the total number of Coronavirus patients discharged in the north-western state to 27. Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed the development in a tweet, “KADUNA…

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Over 400 Deaths Recorded In Yobe Within Three Weeks

Over 400 deaths have been recorded across five local government areas in Yobe State within the last three weeks, the state task force on COVID-19 revealed on Tuesday. The Yobe State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, who is also the vice-chairman of the state COVID-19 Committee on Prevention and Control, disclosed this in Damaturu while…

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