Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 58,000 With 125 Fresh Cases

One hundred and twenty-five fresh COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Thursday September 24. Disclosing  the latest infections update on its official Twitter handle, Lagos State which at the onset of the pandemic was the epicentre of the virus had 37 new cases – the highest number of infections…

Read more

Singer Korede Bello Declares Women As The “Superior Gender”

In the midst all the trendy gender inequality and feminism arguments on social media particularly, Nigerian Twitter, Korede Bello has come out to say that women are the superior gender. The singer-songwriter took to his official Twitter account to drop the bombshell on Thursday, September 24 in a short statement. “Women are the superior gendeR,” he wrote. Reactions to…

Read more

Swedish Football Star, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for coronavirus, the AC Milan striker confirmed on Thursday September 24. The announcement comes just hours before the Serie A club are due to take on Norwegian side FK Bodo/Glimt in the Europa League third qualifying round today. The club say that they have informed the “relevant authorities” and that Ibrahimovic will…

Read more

Many Injured, Properties Destroyed As Gas Tanker Explodes In Lagos

A gas tanker explosion which occured in the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos state on Thursday afternoon, September 24 has left many residents injured along with several properties worth millions of Naira destroyed. Confirming the incident to reporters, the Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, said efforts are being made to put out the resulting…

Read more

Nigeria Reacts As Buhari Approves $1.96 Billion Northern Rail Project

Nigerians have taken to social media to criticize President Muhammadu Buhari-led government after it was revealed that a contract worth $1.96 billion has been approved for the development of proposed Kano rail line to Niger Republic and Dutse, the capital of Jigawa. According to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, the approval was given at the Federal Executive Council…

Read more

Oshiomhole Breaks Silence On Obaseki’s Victory In Edo Gubernatorial Election

Adams Oshiomhole, stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally broken his silence following Godwin Obaseki‘s second term win as the governor of Edo state. A week ago, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate had defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his APC rival, in the highly-anticipated election. Oshiomhole had campaigned vigorously for Ize-Iyamu whose loss some people attributed to…

Read more

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 111 New Cases, Begins Distribution Of Palliatives

On Wednesday September 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 111 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases confirmed to 57,724. In a late-night tweet, the health agency noted that the new cases were reported from 12 states of the federation,  including Lagos where 31 cases were recorded. Other states…

Read more

Just In: Many Feared Dead As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Kogi State

No fewer than 10 people have been confirmed dead after petrol tanker exploded following collision with several vehicles in Lokoja, Kogi State. The accident reportedly happened at Felele area in the early hours of Wednessday September 23. Among those burnt to death are Polytechnic students, primary school pupils, traders and pedestrians, SaharaReporters reports. The casualty figure was…

Read more