Nigeria records 1,133 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria recorded a total of 1,133 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) The 1,133 new cases were reported in 18 states – Lagos (397), FCT (357), Kaduna (81), Plateau (63), Katsina (46), Sokoto (32), Oyo (28), Ogun (21), Kano (19), Rivers (18), Osun […]

Ex-Nigerian President Obasanjo cautions Akufo-Addo, Mahama ahead of December polls

Former Nigerian Head of State, Chief Olusegun Okikiola Obasanjo has implored President Akufo and former President Mahama, to ensure peaceful conduct ahead of the December 7 elections. Chief Obasanjo served as a military head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later became President from 1999 to 2007. Currently, In a letter to the NPP […]

JJ Rawlings’ death dominates Twitter trends in UK, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana

After Ghana’s former President JJ Rawling died on Thursday, social media platforms especially Twitter has been brought to a standstill. The death of the former Ghanaian leader has been trending on Twitter across Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and the United Kingdom, making it one of the most talked about event of 2020. Jerry John Rawlings was […]

Woman survives 5 days with bullet in her head

A woman miraculously survived despite having a bullet in her head for 5 days. The skincare therapist named Favour Grey suffered a gunshot wound to the head, her sister Valentina Grey revealed. Sharing photos of Favour after she was shot, X-ray of the bullet in her head, and the bullet after it was removed, Valentina wrote:  […]

Top Gov’t official Collapses at Corruption hearing (Video)

A Nigerian government official, while answering questions on mismanagement of funds, collapsed on live TV right in front of lawmakers. Daniel Pondei, who is the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), was being questioned by a committee in the House of Representatives when he slumped forward in his chair. There was […]

President Buhari orders Importation of Madagascar Covid-19 ‘Remedy’

Nigeria is expected to receive samples of COVID-Organics, a herbal medicine used by Madagascar to treat COVID-19 patients. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known at the daily Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing on Monday. Mustapha said the medicine has been sent to Guinea Bissau from where it […]

PHOTOS: Super Eagles celebrate AFCON 2019 bronze

Nigerian players celebrate after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Third place play-off football match between Tunisia and Nigeria at the Al Salam stadium in Cairo on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) The Super Eagles on Wednesday celebrated the winning of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze at […]

Mahrez’s late winner takes Algeria to African Cup final

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez curled in a free kick in stoppage time to give Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semi-final played in a volatile atmosphere. The Algerians went ahead when William Troost Ekong turned a Mahrez cross into his own net five minutes before halftime. Nigeria equalised […]

AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola Promise Eagles $75,000 Per Goal

Billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have both promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola promised $25,000 for every goal. […]

Mikel Obi to miss rest of AFCON 2019

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, could miss the remainder of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Goal reports. The 32-year-old strained his knee during Nigeria defeat 2-0 loss to Madagascar last weekend and was replaced by Alex Iwobi in the 59th minute. After several checks by the medical staff, Mikel Obi was ruled out […]