Category Archives: Breaking

Aviation Unions Shut Down Arik Air Over Alleged Unpaid Wages

On Monday September 14, the Operations of Arik Air were shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non-payment of staff payments, Guardian reports. According to NAN, the unions including the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) shutdown the airline operations due to the wages owed since April…

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Students, Vice Chancellor Locked Out Of Lagos University As ASUU Protests Resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) on Monday prevented the resumption of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. According to Punch, four staff unions including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists locked out the…

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Passengers Narrowly Escape Death As Bus, Moving Train Collide In Lagos

A bus commuting six passengers was involved in a nearly-fatal collision with a fast-moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi in Lagos on Monday morning September 14. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the vehicle suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He also confirmed that…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records Lowest Infections In Months With 79 New Cases

79 new cases of the novel Coronavirus has been confirmed in Nigeria, according to the country’s disease control agency. Taking to Twitter on Sunday September 13, the agency noted that the new figure is the lowest in several months, bringing the infection toll in the country to 56,256. Of the new cases, 30 were recorded in Lagos,…

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Obasanjo Says Nigeria Is Becoming A Failed, Divided State Under Buhari

Once again, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a jab at the Buhari-led administration, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this government. Obasanjo disclosed this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders…

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Nigeria’s Women Affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen, Advocates Death Penalty For Rapist

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death penalty for people convicted of rape and other related offences. Taking her advocacy to Yola, Adamawa State capital,on Friday, Tallen also pushed for stiff penalty for child-labour offences and other dehumanising treatments against children. She stressed that it was time for religious and other opinion leaders to…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make Banana Puff Puff, Courtesy Of Yetty’s Cookbook

Puff Puff is a prominent side/pastry in most West African, especially here in Nigeria most of us are familiar with the sweet version. Yetty’s Cookbook‘s recipe for puff-puff comes with a twist – Banana. Feel free to indulge as your go-to weekend treat. Watch the video below. View this post on Instagram Puff- puff lovers, get…

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