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Nigerians express displeasure as the verified Twitter account of the Ministry of Finance begs Elon Musk for ventilators

Nigerians on Twitter were shocked to see a tweet from the official Twitter account of Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning begging Elon Musk for ventilators to fight COVID-19.


Two men fight over who owns the heart of a woman on Twitter and it ends savagely

Two men took to Twitter to argue over who owns the heart of a beautiful woman after she shared a photo on the platform.


Woman accuses her cousin of trying to kill her out of jealousy in Lagos

A woman publicly called out her cousin for allegedly trying to kill her in her sleep out of jealousy.


Police arrest fake health officers with adulterated sanitizers in Onitsha

The Anambra State police command has arrested four fake health officers with fake and adulterated sanitizers in Onitsha, the commercial city of the state.


Two Nigerian men hailed as heroes after they fixed faulty ventilators for free as their contribution to curb Coronavirus

Two Nigerian men in Jos have been hailed as heroes after they walked into Jos University Teaching Hospital and offered to fix their faulty ventilators for free as their contribution to fight Coronavirus.


Nigerian man apologizes to his wife following lesson he learnt at home during Coronavirus lockdown

A father took to Facebook to apologize to his wife after the Coronavirus lockdown taught him a lesson.


Write a play on pandemic later, Coronavirus is about science and not fiction - Presidency replies Soyinka

The Presidency has fired back at Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka who slammed President Buhari over the way he has handled the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.


Lagos state government seals Jumia warehouse, Chinese firm, hotel for defying restriction order

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, (LASEPA) and Lagos State Safety Commission today sealed off a warehouse belonging to Jumia, an online marketing store for defying the stay at home order issued by President Buhari.


Nigerians react as FG says markets in lockdown states can open between 10am to 2pm every 48 hours

Nigerians react as FG says markets in lockdown states can open between 10am to 2pm every 48 hours


300 angry Muslims observing their prayers at Agege Central Mosque attack Lagos state govt Coronavirus taskforce

Members of the Lagos State COVID-19 Taskforce mandated by the State Government to monitor and enforce compliance against public gatherings exceeding 25 people were attacked by some Muslim worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque.


Pharmacist with the National Hospital Abuja arrested for allegedly sodomizing 12 year old boy

The National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested Abubakar Danraka, an Imam within the Spring Valley Estate and Chief Pharmacist at the National Hospital Abuja for allegedly sodomising a 12 year old boy.


70 percent of those who tested positive for Coronavirus are males - Health Minister Ehanire

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minster of Health, has revealed that out of the 2,000 persons that have been tested for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 70 percent are males.


The US is no longer the world's leading country- filmmaker, Moses Inwang shares some of the lessons he has learnt since Coronavirus outbreak

Moses Inwang, a Nigerian film maker, is of the opinion that the Coronavirus pandemic has shown that the United States of America is no longer the World’s leading country.


Nigerian doctor dies of Lassa Fever, few months to the end of his housemanship

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dzuana Vanen Philip has reportedly died of Lassa fever, few months to the end of his housemanship.


Asian Coronavirus survivor treated in Lagos, speaks after being discharged

An Asian man who was treated in an isolation centre in Lagos after he tested positive for Coronavirus has spoken out after being discharged.


Coronavirus patients receiving treatment in Lagos hospital appeal to Nigerians to stay at home

Some of the Coronavirus patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos have appealed to Nigerians to stay at home.


American who tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos evacuated to the US

An American citizen who tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos has been evacuated to the US. The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle.


Man slaps a soldier for punishing him before fleeing amid Coronavirus lockdown

A video which has gone viral on social media captured the moment an unidentified man slapped a soldier for flogging him while being punished.


Man begs to leave Lagos to see his family after suspected herdsmen killed his father and brothers on their farm in Ondo

A man has cried out after his father and 3 brothers were allegedly killed on their farm by suspected herdsmen.


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Angry Warri youths on Wednesday morning, attacked some of the state taskforce team deployed to enforce the state government’s sit at home order.


Police in Thailand busted a secret sex and drugs party packed with naked women during the coronavirus lockdown in Thailand.

Police in Thailand busted a secret sex and drugs party packed with naked women during the coronavirus lockdown in Thailand.


FG explains how the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria are identified and sent cash amid Coronavirus pandemic

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has explained how poor and vulnerabe Nigerians are identified to benefit from the cash and other pallatives put in place by the Federal government during the Corornavirus pandemic.


Nigerian man claims Governor El-Rufai is lying about being positive for Coronavirus

A Nigerian man is of the opinion that Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is lying about his Coronavirus status. The governor last Saturday announced he had tested positive for the virus and has gone into isolation.


Stop giving your children sanitizers to drink- Ogun state govt warns mothers

Ogun state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has warned mothers in the state to desist from giving their children sanitizers to drink.


I made a joke about Coronavirus but the disease is real

Governor Seyi Makinde has disclosed that Coronavirus is real even though he made a joke about it.


The federal government has disclosed that some of the countries they were hoping to help Nigeria fight the Coronavirus pandemic, are also facing their own challenges.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama who disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday March 31, added that some of these countries are cooperating.


Umuada meeting dispersed with cane by Coronavirus taskforce (video)

A video which captured moment some members of an Umuada group in one of the South-East states were dispersed with cane by some Coronavirus Taskforce officials, has gone viral on social media.


Theatre Commander General Adeniyi sent back to school after viral video of him complaining about Boko Haram insurgents having more ammunition

The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi has been sent back to school as a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre(NARC) in Abuja, few days after a video of him complaining about Boko Haram insurgents having more ammunition went viral.


NERC reverses plan to increase electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has reversed plans to effect the transition to a cost-reflective tariff on April 1.


Kogi state Commissioner, Abdulmumuni Danga, accused of physically assaulting a young lady over a post she made about his family (photos/video)

Kogi state Commissioner for Water resources, Abudulmumuni Danga, has been accused of physically assaulting a lady, Elizabeth Oyeniyi (Queen NiNa) over a Facebook post she made about him and his family.