Category Archives: News

#HamadForever: More Fab Photos From Aisha Hanan Buhari & Mohammed Turad Sha’aban’s Exclusive Wedding Ceremony

On Saturday, some more breathtaking pictures from Aisha Hanan Buhari and Mohammed Turad Sha’aban presidential wedding hit the Internet. The pictures have been shared by the First Lady and bride’s mother Aisha Buhari on her official Instagram account. The photos are from the couple’s Kamu wedding ceremony, which was held on September 4, in the Presidential Villa in Abuja and…

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Lagos Debunks Authorizing 5% Levy On Audio And Visual Contents

The Lagos State Government has distanced itself from the five percent levy imposed on audio and visual contents of physical and digital platforms by the Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board. A letter from the film board addressed to IROKO TV CEO Jason Njoku, and seeking the payment of five percent levy “on all audio and visual content…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Receives Samples Of COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia

Russian has presented the Nigerian Government with the samples of COVID-19 vaccine in a bid to facilitate the country’s vaccine production. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire received the samples from Alexey Shebarshin, Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria during a visit to the Ministry in Abuja on Friday. The Russian Ambassador also handed over to the Ehanire an aide…

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OB Cuisine: Recipe Of The Day — A Foodies Diary’s Smoky Nigerian Jollof Rice

Emerging food blogger, A Foodies Diary is back with a new cooking tutorial, and this time it’s the Nigerian smoky jollof rice. She says: “The original Nigerian Smoky party Jollof. Eeeiiii this recipe isssa banger, jollof that deserves standing ovation. Making the perfect party jollof simply depends on; 1. your pepper Mix ratio 2. how generous…

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Nigeria Confirms 156 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Near 55,000

On Friday September 5, Nigeria confirmed 156 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Also announced the same day Russia presents its home-made vaccine to the Federal Government, the disease agency noted that the country has now reported 54,743 confirmed cases of the virus, with 42,816 persons recovered and 1,051 deaths. Lagos,…

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Resident Doctors Threaten To Resume Another Nationwide Strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced that another nationwide strike will begin effective from Monday September 7. In a statement signed by the association’s President Dr Aliyu Sokomba; Secretary, Dr Bilqis Mohammad, and the Publicity Secretary, Dr Egbogu Stanley, it said the strike would commence after the 21-day ultimatum it gave to…

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Here Are The Names Of Airlines Approved For Nigeria’s International Flights

The Federal Government has released the list of airlines granted approval to commence international flights in the country, SaharaReporters reports. Speaking at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Thursday, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said only nine approved airlines will be allowed into the country’s airspace while confirming September 5 as the date for…

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Osun Residents Stage Protest Over Electricity Tariff, Increment In Petrol Price

According to SaharaReporters, members of the Coalition for Civil Societies in Osun have staged a peaceful protest over the hike in electricity tariff and petrol price. The protesters who began their march from Freedom Park, Osogbo, early in Friday morning, expressed displeasure over the “approval of new electricity tariff and increment in the pump price of petrol is the…

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COVID-19: Oyo Rescinds Curfew, Issues Warning To Night Club Operators

On Thursday August 4, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and his COVID-19 Task Force team canceled the 10pm curfew imposed on the state to stop further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, announced this in a statement where operators of night clubs were warned to desist…

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