Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s Ukonwa Ojo Appointed As Chief Marketing Officer For Amazon’s Prime Video

On today’s episode of Nigerians doing extraordinary and remarkable things abroad, US-based marketing veteran Ukonwa Ojo has been installed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Amazon’s Prime Video and Amazon Studios. According to Deadline, Ojo will be joining the e-commerce giant’s entertainment division and taking over the role from Andy Donkin. She’ll be responsible for leading global brand and originals marketing. Back in 2019, she moved…

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Resident Doctors Reach Agreement With FG, May Suspend Strike Today

Few days after the National Association of Resident Doctors embarked on an indefinite strike, the association has revealed that it may call off the action on Thursday, following an understanding reached with the Federal Government. According to Punch, NARD was expected to consult with its Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike within…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 56,000 As FCT Tops Daily Infections

Nigeria has recorded 176 COVID-19 fresh cases bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 55,632. According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who disclosed the update in a late-night Wednesday tweet, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) topped the list of daily infections with 40 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours. Giving a breakdown…

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N20bn COVID-19 Allowance Paid To Health Workers, Federal Government Claims

According to the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, the Federal Government has paid up to N20bn in COVID-19 inducement allowance to doctors and health workers in the country. The minister made this known on Wednesday morning during Channels Television‘s Sunrise Daily where he applauded all front-line health workers amid the fight against the pandemic. About…

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US President Donald Trump Has Been Nominated For A 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize following his efforts to help seal a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was nominated by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a four-term member of the Norwegian Parliament, who told Fox News that for his merit,…

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Tamar Braxton Reportedly Claims Nigerian Boyfriend Threatened To Kill Her In A ‘Murder-Suicide’

New details about Tamar Braxton and her Nigerian boyfriend David Adefeso’s troubled relationship are coming to the surface. Earlier today it was reported that David filed a restraining order against her in regard to a domestic violence situation but now it sounds like, at least from Tamar’s point of view, that he may have been…

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Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Says It Costs N400K To Treat Each COVID-19 Patient

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai revealed that the cost of treating COVID-19 patients is very expensive while calling on northern traditional rulers not to relent in leading campaigns to halt the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the region. The governor who made the call at the executive committee meeting of the traditional rulers chaired by the Sultan of…

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296 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Nigeria, Toll Now 55,456

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 296 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country total infections tp 55,456 with 43,334 people successfully managed and discharged. In its latest update on Tuesday night, the new infections were reported in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 13 other states of the federation. While Plateau topped the…

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