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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


5G is not Antichrist. Anytime there's a major shock around the world the church thinks this way - Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo counters Pastor Chris

Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo, founder and Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre has urged Christians around the way world to stay away from theories and claims of 5G being the Antichrist.


Nigerian doctors reject country’s plan to invite Chinese medical team to help fight Coronavirus

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite and 18-member Chinese medical team to help Nigeria in her fight against the deadly coronavirus.


I'm yet to see any research linking 5G network with Coronavirus - Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has reacted to the controversy 5G network has ignited on Nigeria’s social media space in the last few days.


Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde recovers from Coronavir

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has recovered from Coronavirus.


Renowned Nigerian author, Chiamanda Adichie has shared her plight following the Coronavirus pandemic which is ravaging countries around the world and also shutting down activities globally.

Renowned Nigerian author, Chiamanda Adichie has shared her plight following the Coronavirus pandemic which is ravaging countries around the world and also shutting down activities globally.


Nigerian man who once came on Twitter to announce he is positive for COVID-19? He has tested negative

Salihu Umar, a staff of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, who came out on Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for the novel COVID-19, has shared an update.


"All the attraction oil wey babalawo give sidechicks don expire' - Cubana Chief Priest writes

Ace nightlife entrepreneur, Cubana Chief Priest has taken a dig at side chicks who he claims will be affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.


Native Doctor commits suicide in Abia

A native doctor in Abia state, identified as Onyeonoziri Friday, has allegedly committed suicide in front of his home in Ukpakiri village in Amaise autonomous community in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, leaving behind a pregnant wife and a son.


Taraba couple get married in their living room

A couple in Taraba state defied all odds to have their wedding yesterday April 4th despite the statewide restriction of movement and social gatherings due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


COVID-19: UBTH confirms 3 cases, 1 death, as 25 doctors go into isolation

The management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) in Edo state, says one of the three patients, who was confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, has died. The Chief Medical Director of UBTH, Prof. Darlington Obaseki, disclosed this in a statement released today April 5.


Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau begs his fighters not to run after many of them were killed in attack led by Chad's President

Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau was heard in a viral audio tape begging his fighters not to run after many of them were killed in an attack led by Chad’s President, Iddris Deby.


52-year-old habitual rapist arrested in Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested a 52-year-old security guard, Dako Aaron, for allegedly raping a 13 year old girl.


Suspected ritualist arrested in Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested a suspected ruitualist, 30-year-old Dona Asogba, pictured above, in the Ikorodu area of the state.


Nigerian soldiers spotted hailing soldiers from Chad as their President lead them to war against Boko Haram, see stash of arms recovered

The Chadian army recorded a huge success in their fight against Boko Haram after the President of the country, Iddris Deby led soldiers in a war against the insurgents.


36 year old Nigerian man dies of Coronavirus in Lagos

A 36 year old man has died of Coronavirus in Lagos state.


Bishop Ignatius Kaigama weighs in on Coronavirus pandemic

Bishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja Catholic Diocese has weigh in on the Coronavirus pandemic stating that the ravaging disease has reduced humanity to the same level.


Davido reacts to the N19 billion donation made to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria

Davido has reacted to the donations that have been made to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria, saying the government must put the funds to good use.


Buratai praises General Adeniyi for 'uncommon leadership' after he was redeployed following video of him complaining about poor equipment

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has praised Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi for the successes recorded under his leadership as Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD).


Three arrested for robbing stranded passengers in Lagos amid Coronavirus lockdown

Three suspects have been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, for robbing stranded commuters amid Coronavirus lockdown in the state.