Category Archives: Breaking

Okonjo-Iweala Says Nigeria Will Have Access To COVID-19 Vaccine From January 2021

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria and other African countries will be able to access COVID-19 vaccines from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021. Okonjo-Iweala who is currently the African Union Special Envoy on mobilizing international economic support for the continental fight against COVID-19 and Nigeria’s candidate for the Office…

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Alicia Keys, Jidenna, Kerry Washington & More Urge Buhari To Release Jailed Protesters, Journalists

Global activists, politicians and celebrities have called on President Muhammadu Buhari demanding justice for those allegedly attacked by police and who were jailed for taking part in #EndSARS protests across various parts of the country in October. A co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Opal Tometi, was joined by singer Alicia Keys, actress Kerry Washington, climate activist Greta Thunberg, civil rights campaigner Angela…

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Read Kechi Okwuchi’s Moving 15th Anniversary Tribute Of Surviving The Sosoliso Plane Crash

Singer and America’s Got Talent star, Kechi Okwuchi has penned down an heartfelt tribute on the 15th anniversary of surviving the December 2005 Sosoliso plane crash which claimed 107 lives and drew global attention. Kechi who is one of the two survivors of the plane crash took to social media to share new photo, disclosing that…

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ICYMI: Alleged Rivers Police Shooting Of Tricycle Operator Sparks Fresh Protest

The shooting of a commercial tricycle operator popularly known as Keke Marwa by a police officer in Rukpoku and Rumuodomayah communities of Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers state on Thursday resulted in a rowdy protest. According to eyewitnesses who shared the news on social medis, trouble started when the officer asked the Keke driver for ₦100 bribe…

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Nigerian Communications Commission Suspends Sale, Registration & Activation Of New SIM Cards

Telecommunication companies in the country have been directed by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to suspend sale, registration and activation of new Subscriber Identity Module (popularly known as SIM card). Director of Public Affairs at NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde who announced the suspension said the action became necessary in line with the federal government desire to consolidate the achievement of…

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ICYMI: President Nana Akufo-Addo Declared Winner Of 2020 Ghana Elections

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has been re-elected into office with 51.59 percent of the vote, results from the election commission showed on Wednesday December 9. Akufo-Addo, who ran under the platform of New Patriotic Party (NPP), was declared winner by Jean Mensah, the chairperson of the electoral commission of Ghana as deadly violence gripped the West African country,…

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Buhari Faces Backlash After Saying Foreign Press Coverage Of #EndSARS Protest Is Imbalanced

President Buhari faced a fresh backlash on Wednesday after accusing the foreign press of unbalanced coverage of the #EndSARS unrest. Reacting to reports released by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Cable News Network (CNN) on the anti-police brutality protests which rocked the nation in October, the President took to Twitter and wrote: “It must be said that foreign…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infection Toll Soar Again With 474 Fresh Cases

Coronavirus infections have been on a steady rise in Nigeria in the past one week with 474 new cases reported on Wednesday, according to health authorities. In just seven days, 2, 729 infections were reported, indicating a resurgence in cases after weeks of low numbers. Reported from 16 states, the latest cases took the total number…

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