Category Archives: Breaking

Nigerians Evacuated From UK Arrive In Lagos, Placed In Mandatory 14-Days Quarantine

Since the beginning of this week, stranded Nigerians in diaspora have being repatriated following the COVID-19 lockdown and the latest batch are returnees from United Kingdom. The airplane British Airways 9155 touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in in Lagos at about 13:45 pm on Friday. The returning Nigerians will be airlifted to Abuja, where they will…

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Ex-Abia State Governor Orji Kalu To Face Immediate Retrial, EFCC Reveals

Orji Kalu, former Abia state governor, will face immediate retrial for money laundering., according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall that the Kalu made headlines earlier today after the supreme court voided his conviction on Friday. He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a federal high court before the apex court nullified…

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Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Shuts Down Rumours That He Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Commissioner for Health in Lagos state, Professor Akin Abayomi, has shut down all the reports claiming he has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. On Thursday May 7, after annoucing via his Twitter handle that 10 associates of the Lagos State House in Marina had tested positive for the virus, some reports claimed…

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Curfew Violators Flogged By Cross River State’s COVID-19 Faskforce In Viral Video

Curfew defaulters in Cross River State who were seen outside past the allotted time were flogged by the state’s COVID-19 task-force team on Thursday. The incident which has since gone viral started when the uniformed men patrolled around with their vans, sighted some group of men outside, approached and began flogging them to disperse the gathering. The curfew in Cross River…

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Anyone Against Opening Of Churches Will Die For It – Bishop Oyedepo Declares

Days after Bishop David Oyedepo kicked against the Federal government allowing markets to open while keeping churches shut, the clergyman Bishop David Oyedepo, has further declared that anyone who is against the opening of churches across nations of the world will die. Oyedepo who had earlier criticized the reopening of markets and closure of churches said the power…

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Iran Rocked By 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake With Many Casualties Reported

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Iran’s capital, Tehran, and nearby areas in the early hours of Friday, forcing many people to flee buildings. According to Aljazeera, at least one person has been killed, with several injured. The spokesman for Iran’s Health Ministry disclosed the news on Twitter revealing that it injured at least seven others. He also urged people to remain…

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Presidency Reveals Why FG Is Not Giving State Funds To Fight COVID-19

The Presidency has reveal why the federal government is not dispensing funds to states to battle against the Coronavirus pandemic. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who spoke on a radio programme accused some Governors of prioritising the quest for money over the need to overcome the disease in the…

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JUST IN: Nigeria Confirms 381 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 3,526 — 183 In Lagos

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 381 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing the country’s toll to 3,526. The health agency disclosed the latest development in a tweet on Thursday making it the highest number of cases recorded in a single day in the country. Of the new cases, 183 are in…

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Lagos Records The Discharge Of 48 More COVID-19 Patients

Lagos State has recorded the recovery and discharge of forty-eight more COVID-19 patients in  which has infected over three thousand people in Nigeria and claimed 103 lives in the country. Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi announced this on Thursday evening through their official Twitter accounts. “I’m pleased to announce…

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