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Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 31, 987 as 664 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday evening. The death toll from the virus has hit 724, as 15 new deaths were reported. The fatality rate from the virus in Nigeria is about 2.2 per cent. The NCDC in a tweet said...
US Singer, Justine Skye’s Ancestry DNA Results Reveal She’s 43% Nigerian American singer and model, Justine Skye recently had her Ancestry DNA test and the result is out.  The 24-year-old New York-born whose real name is Justine Indira Skyers took to her official Twitter page to post her Ancestry DNA results...
A presidential panel investigating the suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has “seriously indicted” him of allegations of fraud, the News Agency of Nigeria reported Saturday. Mr Magu was arrested on Tuesday and has since then been interrogated by the panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami on allegations of mismanagement and lack of...
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged African leaders to ensure the immediate actualisation of the Common African Position on Assets Recovery (CAPAR), as the continent celebrates Anti-Corruption Day, July 11. In a letter to South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, Chairman of African Union, the Nigerian leader asked for a re-commitment to the anti-corruption war by leaders on the continent to...
The Police Command in Benue on Saturday confirmed the killing of seven persons in Chembe Community of Logo Local Government Area following disagreement over compensation fund for mining sites in the community. This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Catherine Anene, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeira (NAN) in...
A new report has predicted that an estimated 71 million additional people will be living in extreme poverty due to COVID-19. The report states that Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are expected to see the largest increases in extreme poverty, with an additional 32 million and 26 million people, respectively, living below the international poverty line as a result...
A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has shown details of how Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), allegedly used a cleric to launder funds abroad. Magu is currently being interrogated by the panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami over allegations of lack of transparency in managing recovered assets and...
In mid-April during the lockdown, a woman identified as Rose was physically attacked by her landlord in the Akowonjo area of Lagos. The man first complained about her use of the clothesline, and later questioned how she got the new car she drove, according to witnesses. A scuffle ensued and the landlord repeatedly hit the woman’s head against a...
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has admitted that his side could miss out from the Premier League top four this season following their 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United on Saturday night. Sheffield defeated Lampard’s men at Bramall Lane, thanks to David McGoldrick’s brace and a strike from Oli McBurnie.The defeat means Chelsea is in the third position on the Premier...
Reno Omokri has warned against any form of attack on Joy Nunieh, a former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, who recently made some damning revelations about the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio. Addressing the press after she appeared before the Senate ad-hoc Committee investigating NDDC, Mrs. Nunieh recounted...