Category Archives: Breaking

Hit The Infinix Global Jackpot And You Might Win A Brand New Car!

There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a big win. This year, Infinix will be giving its customers the opportunity to win big this festive season. Infinix, premium online-driven smartphone brand, will be launching the “Infinix Global Jackpot” for the first time. The leading smartphone brand has decided to do this as a…

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Yabuku Gowon Responds To Allegation Of Leaving Office With The Half Of CBN

On Monday, allegations that General Yakubu Gowon, laundered money when he was leaving office went viral on social media, now the Former Head of State has responded, dismissing the accusations in a new interview. Recall that a member of the United Kingdom lawmaker Tom Tugendhat, had accused General Gowon of looting half of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and…

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GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2020: John Boyega, Michaela Coel & Marcus Rashford Win Top Prizes

On Thursday November 26, the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss took place virtually to “honour the men and women who shape the world’s cultural landscapes in sport, style, entertainment and more”. Hosted by English comedian Jack Whitehall, this year’s event saw famous faces including actor John Boyega, singer Shawn Mendes and professional footballer Marcus Rashford take home…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 67,000 As NCDC Records 169 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 66,974. Making this known on Thursday, the public health agency said that the death toll still stood at 1,169, as there were no confirmed death within the last 24 hours…

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Global Terrorism Index Ranks Nigeria As 3rd Most Terrorized Country In The World

For the sixth consecutive year, Nigeria has been ranked as the third most terrorized country in the world by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). In a new report which was released on Wednesday, November 25, GTI revealed that Afghanistan topped the list, followed by Iraq. Syria, Somalia, and Yemen which were ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively. The report…

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Nigerian Media Will Soon Start Projecting Election Results, According To INEC

Following the launch of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s results portal, Akwa Ibom’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini has said that Nigerian media will soon start projecting election results just like its counterparts in the United States. Igini, who made this known during a Channels TV’s Politics Today programme appearance on Wednesday, also disclosed that it will continue improving…

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Ooni Of Ife Finally Reveals Newborn Son’s Name 8 Days After His Birth

After weeks of waiting and wondering about Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and Prophetess Naomi‘s baby boy, we finally have the answers we were hoping for! On Thursday, the Ooni of Ife shared the name of his Prince for the first time, not with the baby’s photos but instead gifts he’s received. And for the record, yes, this update was totally worth…

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UBA Foundation’s National Essay Competition 2020 Brings Out The Finest Young Creative Writers In A Challenging Year

The UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa, on Wednesday November 25, 2020 held its tenth annual National Essay Competition (NEC) in a virtual ceremony that was attended by high school students from across the nation. The UBA Foundation’s Education initiative has been changing lives for a decade as the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria In Talks With UK Over Proposed #EndSARS Unrest Sanctions

The Nigerian government has once again reacted to news that the United Kingdom Parliament has resolved to impose sanctions on some its officials over their role in the “violent suppression” of the ‘EndSARS protests. Recall that Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, had responded some days ago that the Federal Government isn’t worried about the sanctions. However,…

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