Year: 2020


Billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga, fulfills his N1bn donation to COVID-19 relief fund

Billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga, has fulfilled his N1 billion donation to the COVID-19 relief fund put together by wealthy Nigerians and corporate organization.


See full list of Countries in the world with confirmed cases and their recovery/death tolls

The Coronavirus disease has hit the world hard with over 1.3million cases worldwide and 72,596 deaths according to figures tabled by the Coronavirus World meter and revealed by the World Health Organization.


FG locked down Lagos and Abuja so they can install 5G network

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the Senior Pastor of the Christ Embassy church, has alleged that the Federal government placed a lockdown on Lagos and Abuja so as to install the controversial 5G network.


Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of Coroavirus lockdown for Qing Ming Festival

Thousands of Chinese people stormed popular tourist sites and major cities across China over the three-day Qing Ming Festival holiday, despite warnings from health officials that the Coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet.


Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Foundation donates relief materials worth 25million to Delta Govt

In response to the yearnings of the residents for food amidst lockdown of Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin through his foundation, Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Foundation (JOFF), has donated food and medical supplies to the Delta State Government.


Three Nigerian nationals arrested in India with 2.4 Kg of heroin

The Haryana Police have arrested three Nigerian nationals from Delhi and seized 2.4 kg heroin worth crores of rupees from their possession.


Chinese Doctors and Nurses arriving Nigeria will have no physical contact with Coronavirus patients

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has shared details of his meeting with the two Ministers in charge of Health in country, following concerns expressed by indigenous medical practitioners and many Nigerians on the engagement of Chinese Doctors and Nurses for the management of COVID-19 in Nigeria.


The world will wish it intervened if Nigeria falls - CNN Host, Fareed Zakaria

CNN host, Fareed Zakaria has stated that the world will wish it intervened if Nigeria and Iraq falls to the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging some countries around the world.


Celebrities call for arrest of journalists and security operatives swarming around Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz while being arraigned in court

Some Nigerian celebrities have called for the arrest of journalists and security operatives spotted swarming around Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz while being arraigned in court today April 6, for violating a lockdown order on public gathering after they hosted a house party.


NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on circulation of fake Chloroquine 250mg tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians that fake Chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets are being circulated.


Court sentences Funke Akindele and husband to 14 days Community service; to pay 100k fine each

The Chief Magistrate Court 1 Ogba has sentenced actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, for defying the social distancing order of the Lagos state government.


Naira Marley turns himself in, to be arraigned in court

Singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has surrendered himself to the police at State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State.


"I love Funke but she must face this punishment" N6 reacts to Funke Akindele's arrest

Media personality, Nnamdi Nwabasili, aka N6, has disagreed with those asking that Funke Akindele be shown mercy following her arrest.


Our hospitals are overwhelmed - US tells citizens seeking evacuation from Nigeria

The United States Government has notified its citizens seeking to be evacuated from Nigeria, of the current state of the American health care system.


Former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril dies of Coronavirus

Former Libyan Prime Minister, Mahmoud Jibril has died at the age of 67 after contracting Coronavirus.


He who has obeyed this shutdown 100% should cast the first stone - Uti Nwachukwu slams hypocrites as he pleads with Governor Sanwo-Olu to release Funke Akindele

Uti Nwachukwu has slammed ”hypocrites ” while reacting to the arrest of Funke Akindele-Bello who was picked up by authorities on Sunday for holding a party during the Coronavirus lockdown in Lagos.


Buhari orders $150m withdrawal from NSIA to augment FAAC disbursement

President Buhari has ordered the withdrawal of $150 million from the National Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) amid the Coronavirus pandemic.


Britain's biggest family welcome baby number 22, a girl

Britain’s biggest family have welcomed their newest addition amid the Coronavirus epidemic.


Bride, groom, priest and over 40 guests arrested for violating total lockdown order in South Africa

The South African Police (SAPS) has arrested a bride, groom, a priest and over 40 guests for violating the lockdown order in South Africa by holding their wedding in Richards Bay, a town in KwaZulu-Natal.


President Buhari orders Customs to release seized bags of rice for distribution all over the country

President Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Customs Service NCS to release for immediate distribution, bags of rice seized from smugglers. This directive is part of the palliative measures by the Federal government to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.


Nigerian lady narrates how her father single-handedly trained her and her siblings after their mother abandoned them

A Nigerian lady has narrated how her father single-handedly trained her and her siblings, after their mother abandoned them when they could barely walk.


Princess Shyngle reveals she lost her pregnancy; says her jailed fiance tried committing suicide

Actress Princess Shyngle has shared more details of her present challenges after revealing that she was pregnant, her fiance is in jail and she’s struggling alone without help from her friends or family.


Only one million households entitled to N20,000 Coronavirus cash transfer

The Federal government has said that only one million Nigerian families whose names are on the National Social Register (NSR) would get the N20,000 palliative from the Federal Government to cushion the economic impact of the lockdown in some states.


UK prime minister Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson was reported to have been given oxygen after arriving in hospital for “routine” coronavirus tests last night.


Anglican Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma holds church service amid Coronavirus, dares police to stop him

Archbishop of the Enugu Province and Bishop of Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, yesterday, said the Province will not shut any of its branches over the Coronavirus pandemic.


Uche Elendu appeals to Lagos state for Funke Akindele's release

Actress Uche Elendu has appealed to the Lagos state government and the police to release her colleague, Funke Akindele-Bello, for the sake of her twins.


Nigerian woman who waited 8 years for a child dies while breastfeeding her 3-week old baby

A father who took to Twitter 3 weeks ago to thank God for his child who came after years of prayer and fasting, has revealed that his wife has died while breastfeeding their child.


Guardiola's mother passes away due to coronavirus

Man City have confirmed that Guardiola’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió has passed away due to the coronavirus at the age of 82.


Kyle Walker faces £240,000 fine after sex party with two escorts during coronavirus lockdown

Manchester City are set to fine Kyle Walker around £240,000 after he held a sex party with two escorts at his flat during the coronavirus lockdown.


Piers Morgan has hit out at Manchester City's Kyle Walker after he allegedly hosted a sex party with two escorts despite the country being in lockdown.

Piers Morgan has hit out at Manchester City’s Kyle Walker after he allegedly hosted a sex party with two escorts despite the country being in lockdown.