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JUST IN: Massive Fire And Gas Explosion Rock Baruwa Community In Lagos

An explosion in a gas plant located at Baruwa, a community in Ipaja area of Lagos has caused a fire outbreak early Thursday morning, leaving residents to scamper to safety. According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened at about 6am. “It is a gas plant explosion and the fire extending to buildings around,” an eyewitness reportedly confirmed to…

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#OndoDebate2020: 6 Takeaways From Ondo Governorship Debate Between Akeredolu And Jegede

Incumbent Ondo governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) met for their sole debate on Wednesday October 7, ahead of the state’s gubernatorial election billed for Saturday October 10. The debate, organized by Channels Television, in partnership with the Civil Society Elections Situation Room and UK AID with support from…

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BBNaija’s Laycon Appointed As Ogun Youth Ambassador, Receives N5m & A 3-Bedroom House Gift

More wins for winner of the just-concluded Big Brother Naija season 5 reality show, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba popularly known as Laycon as he has just been named Youth Ambassador of Ogun state. On Tuesday October 6, Governor Dapo Abiodun received the reality TV star in his office in Abeokuta, the state capital where he also donated N5 million and…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make Chicken Bread At Home, Courtesy Of Velvety Foodies

Food vlogger, Velvety Foodies is out with a new vlog, and this time its an addictive recipe for homemade Chicken Bread. “You deserve to try this!,” she says, adding, “This one is a banger o! Especially when coupled with thick beverage! A perfect breakfast idea. How can I say, e sweet die in formal English?” For this recipe, she…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 60,000 As Infections Rise By 118

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 118 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 59,583. Announcing this on Tuesday night, the disease agency’s update were unveiled as follows; Lagos-41, Rivers-19, Osun-17, Nasarawa-13, Kaduna-5, Anambra-5, Edo-3. Others are; Ogun-3, Kwara-3, Ondo-3, Katsina-2, Niger-2, Plateau-1, Akwa Ibom-1.…

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Between Wizkid, President Buhari’s Aide And The Controversial ‘Old Man’ Comment

Wizkid and Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had Twitter buzzing after engaging in a war of words. Onochie had called out the singer following a recent comment where he called the President an ‘old man’. Taking to Twitter, the president’s aide noted that while there is…

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Naira Marley Cancels Planned #EndSARS Protest After IG Live Chat With Nigerian Police

Naira Marley has shelved his planned demonstration to protest police brutality and call for the government to end tactical police unit known as Special Anit-Robbery Squad (SARS). The singer whose real name is Azeez Adeshina Fashola had stated Monday that he would lead an #EndSARS protest today Tuesday October 6 to call for change after many influential Nigerians have spoken…

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President Buhari Approves N10bn For The Continuation Of National Census

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted the release of N10 billion to aid processes leading to the conduct of a successful population census in the country. According to Punch, National Population Commission (NPC) will receive the money for the sake of continuing the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area in Nigeria. Acting chairman…

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