BREAKING: Nigerian government postpones National sports festival

Nigerian Government has announced the postponement of the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020. The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare disclosed this in a series of posts on Tuesday on his Twitter page. He said the festival was postponed following confirmation of the third case of coronavirus in Nigeria. The post read: “Following the briefing of Mr. President from myself and the Minister …

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BREAKING: Newly suspected cases of Coronavirus in Lagos

Two more suspected cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Lagos. One of the suspected cases is a Chinese man isolated on arrival at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport. The unnamed man was said to be coughing excessively when accosted. Sources claim the Chinese man is at the isolation centre at the Mainland Hospital Quarantine Centre in Yaba The Lagos …

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BREAKING: Protesters demand suspension of Oluwo

Residents of Ogbagba have stormed Osun State Secretariat, Abere Osun State to protest the alleged beating of their monarch, Agbowu of Ogbagba, Oba Dhikirulahi Olabira on Friday during a peacemaking meeting by the Oluwo of Iwo. The protesters bore placards with inscriptions such as: “Justice must prevail“; ” Oluwo destroys traditions: Suspend him!”;  “Oyetola save our souls” and “Suspend Rasheed Akanbi now”, …

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BREAKING: Okada riders, police clash in Lagos

Riders of motorcycles and tricycles on Monday protested over the recent ban placed on them by the Lagos state government. The police reportedly tried to stop the protest which was to hold in Ijora and this led to a clash between the parties The protesters blocked the road. Details shortly… See video; Share on: WhatsApp

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Yoyobitters: popular Oko Oloyun’,trado-medical expert, shot dead

Fatai Yusuf, alternative medicine practitioner better known as “Oko Oloyun”, is dead. He was reportedly shot dead on the Eruwa-Igboora road in the Ibarapa Central area of Oyo state on Thursday. Details of the death of Yusuf are still sketchy but gunmen were said to have attacked his vehicle around 4pm. Gbenga Fadeyi, spokesman of the Oyo police command, said …

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Two die, seven buildings raze in Lagos pipeline explosion

Atleast two persons have been confirmed dead and scores injured when a pipeline explosion occurred at Ile-Epo bus stop, Abule-Egba axis of Lagos State. Officials of the State Government present at the scene disclosed that the deceased were possibly vandals who couldn’t escape when the pipeline exploded. Aside the deceased and many others were injured, while atleast 11 trucks laden with …

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INEC extends PVC collection till Monday

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, announced an extension of the window for the collection of the Permanent Voter Card till Monday. INEC made the announcement on its Twitter handle, revealing that PVC collection scheduled to end on Friday (today), would now extend over the weekend (Saturday and Sunday) till Monday when the process would end nationwide. The statement …

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