Category Archives: Breaking

ICYMI: Google’s Recent Global Outage Causes Disruption In Gmail Service

Google’s cloud-hosted email service suffered a “significant” disruption Tuesday, just a day after it went down during a massive outage of the internet giant’s platform. Google said on a status dashboard that it had Gmail operations back in order shortly before 0000 GMT, about two and a half hours after people started complaining of problems.…

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Rivers Stampede: Two Residents Reportedly Dead In The Rush For Christmas Food Supplies

No fewer than two persons have been feared dead in a stampede that occurred in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Channels TV reports. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning at the Rumudara/Tank of the East/West road in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area as customers of an online marketing firm, Inksnation besieged the…

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NCC Directs Telecom Operators To Block SIMs Without National Identity Numbers

The Federal Government has issued an ultimatum to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) without National Identification Number (NIN). It also ordered the network operators to ask all their subscribers to provide valid NIN to update their records and suspend SIM registration. These formed parts of the resolutions…

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758 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Additional Deaths Reported In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) reported 758 new positive coronavirus cases Tuesday, bringing the country’s total to 74,132. Those new cases were reported to NCDC in the last 24 hours. NCDC also announced 3 additional confirmed death from COVID-19, bringing Indiana’s total to 1,200. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country has conducted about…

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7 Lucky Winners Emerge From Infinix Mega Jackpot With A Brand New Car Still Up For Grabs!

If you just read that headline then I’m guessing you’re having one of two reactions. One, it’s your first time hearing of the Infinix Mega jackpot Promo and your eyes just widened in amazement and you want to know all about it. Two, you’ve heard about the promo and your heart skipped a beat when…

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Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Tanko Muhammad, Tests Positive For COVID-19

Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, has tested positive for the coronavirus, a Justice of the Supreme Court, Ibrahim Saulawa disclosed at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’Association of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja. He said Muhammad is presently receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, making him the second top government official to contract…

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Nigerian Senate Call For Removal Of Service Chiefs Over Increased Insecurity

Nigerian lawmakers have again lamented over the state of insecurity in the country, recommending that President Muhammadu Buhari remove the Service Chiefs, Channels TV reports. The Senate made this resolution on Tuesday during the debate on the abduction of over 300 students following gunmen’s attack on Government Science Secondary School (GSS) in the Kankara Local…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Receives FNF’s ‘Africa Freedom Prize’ For 2020

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has awarded Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the “Africa Freedom Prize 2020” for her award-winning works where she relentlessly addresses the central social grievances and political challenges of our time. “As one of the most important intellectual champions of women’s rights, she inspires people around the world in…

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Electoral College Confirms Joe Biden As Winner Of The 2020 US Presidential Election

Joe Biden has been confirmed as the next US president  as the Electoral College formalized his victory over Donald Trump, all but closing the door on the incumbent’s efforts to overturn the result of the 2020 election. California, the most populous state in the US, delivered its 55 electoral votes to Biden on Monday afternoon, officially…

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