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JUST IN: NYSC ‘Shutdown’ orientation camps over coronavirus

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has abruptly ended activities at orientation camps across the country. The Batch A orientation camps for graduates started last week, March 10, and were supposed to last for 21 days. Corps members in the camps were, however, shocked when they were told in the …

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Sanusi’s Dethronement: Kano Emirate Secretary Resigns

Mujtaba Abba, the principal private secretary to the deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido has announced his resignation from the Kano palace, Premium Times reports. According to the report, Abba, who is a half brother to the recently dethroned Emir relinquished his title as the ‘Falakin’ of Kano, following the …

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Coronavirus: Prepare for trouble, NNPC GMD tells Nigerians

CBN to Fund Local drugs Production, Specialist Hospitals Faced with global oil price crash, the Group Managing Director (GMD) Mr. Mele Kyari has alerted the nation of the consequences, asking Nigerians to prepare for trouble. Oil prices have fallen to about $32 per barrel while Nigeria’s federal government 2020 budget …

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Emir Sanusi: Kano state govt dethrones Emir

Emir Sanusi Muhammadu II has been dethroned by the Kano state government The decision was made at the state’s council executive meeting on Monday, March 9 The meeting was presided over by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje The Kano state government on Monday, March 9, finally dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad …

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala reacts to Comments by Nigerians on her Appointment as member South African EAC

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigerian Minister of Finance, has reacted to accolades by Nigerians on her appointment as a member of the South African Economic Advisory Council, EAC. President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa had named Okonjo-Iweala, an ex-Managing Director, Operations of World Bank, as a member of his country’s, EAC. …

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Super Eagles coach explains Cyriel Dessers, Kingsley Ehizibue’s call-up

Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team. The pair were among the 24-man list released by the Super Eagles coach for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone this …

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Google Maps just got an amazing new hidden feature

A brand new Google Maps feature will help you make the most of your next restaurant visit. Google Lens integration will highlight the most popular items in a physical restaurant menu, and even show crowd-sourced photos of those meals where available. You might be using Google Maps for directions and …

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Amazon Employee in Seattle Office tests Positive for Coronavirus

Amazon on Tuesday said an employee who works in one of its Seattle, Washington, offices tested positive for the coronavirus. ″We’re supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine,” the company told CNBC. “The employee is based out of Amazon’s Brazil office building in Seattle, WA.” The office is in …

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Facebook Shuts London, Singapore Offices After Coronavirus Case

Facebook on Friday said it was shutting its London office and part of its Singapore base for “deep cleaning” after an employee in the Asian city state was diagnosed with coronavirus. A staff member working at the US technology giant’s Marina One office in Singapore was on Friday diagnosed with …

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Nigerian dancer, Jason Usoro breaks Guinness World Records for longest dance marathon

A new world record has been set by Nigerian dancer, Jason Usoro as he has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Record as the record holder for the longest dance marathon, 7 months after attempting to break the record in Lagos. According to LIB, the Guinness Book of …

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6 Oldest Living Conjoined Twins in the World

Conjoined twins are a rarity and only occur about once in every 200,000 live births. Being birthed alive is even rarer, about 40% of conjoined twins are stillborn, and living longer than 24 hours is almost improbable – about 35 % of conjoined twins die within a day after they’re …

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WhatsApp adds three new features including group invite blocking and text reminders

WHATSAPP has updated its app with three brand new features that will completely change the way you use the app. You’ll be able to get reminders about important events, see if you have a call waiting while you’re on the phone, and block group invites from strangers. Master WhatsApp with …

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UP IN SMOKE Car explodes when driver lights cigarette minutes after spraying air freshener

A DRIVER escaped with minor burns when his car exploded after he sprayed air freshener then lit a fag. The man crawled out his wrecked Seat after it went up “like a bomb” when flames ignited LPG gas in the aerosol. A driver escaped with minor burns when his car …

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Movie producer, Funke Akindele loses dad

She wrote: “Dad!!! May your soul Rest in Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwishicanturnbackthehandsoftime,” she said. Funke, however, did not indicate when the old man died or his age. Celebrities who have sent in their condolences via her Instagram post include Monalisa Chinda-Coker, …

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Appeal court gives governorship election victory to Lalong as PDP suffers defeat

An appeal court in Jos, Plateau affirms the election victory of Governor Simon Lalong of the state – The court fines Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) N200,000 in favour of Lalong – Useni’s appeal against Lalong was thrown out for lacking merit The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) …

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“My body is swollen. I’m bleeding” Bobrisky shares bloody photos

Bobrisky has shared a graphic update following his liposuction surgery to get the perfect body. The Nigerian cross-dresser took to Instagram over the weekend to share a photo of himself signing a form ahead of his liposuction surgery. He revealed he was afraid of the outcome. He wrote: I’m scared…. …

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Tonto Dikeh still in Dubai prison -Source gives more incriminating details against actress

Just recently, controversial actress Tonto Dikeh was arrested in Dubai after an altercation with security personnel and there were reports that she was later deported Tonto denied the deportation rumors and shared a video of herself still in Dubai Well, a source close to the actress has revealed more incriminating …

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Paul Okoye shares adorable photos of his daughter dressed in ‘Fire Department’

Nigerian musician and one half of the defunct Psquare group, Paul Okoye, recently took to social media to show off his cute daughter. The cute little miss was spotted looking convincing as she wore a black top and trousers with a neon stripe. Nadia also carried a red helmet as …

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‘Genevieve’s Lionheart movie was disqualified because it was not good enough’ – Nigerian Writer, Sugabelly

Earlier today, the news went viral that Nigeria’s entry for Academy/Oscar awards, the movie ‘Lionheart’ was disqualified from its category because there was too much dialogue in English. Actress, Genevieve Nnaji, who directed and starred in the movie, in her reaction, stressed that English is the official language of Nigeria, …

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“Please don’t kill my baby for me o!” – Wizkid tells Teni (Video)

Nigerian singer, Wizkid took to social media to react after Teni suffered a fall while attempting to show off her gymnastics skills in a mall. Recall that Wizkid playfully agreed to father Teni’s baby after the singer announced that she got pregnant immediately she listened to ‘Joro’. Teni had earlier …

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Drake promises to fly Nigerian student to his show for being a top fan

A Nigerian Instagram user’s wish of flying side by side with Drake just got granted as the Canadian rapper took to the social media platform to acknowledge his videos and also make the promise. David Jagun shared some videos on Instagram in which he rapped to some hit songs by …

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Andre Gomes: Everton midfielder suffers suspected broken leg against Tottenham

The Portuguese international was treated for six minutes before being taken off the pitch on a stretcher Everton midfielder Andre Gomes suffered a horrific leg injury during the club’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park. Son Heung-min, who was red-carded for the challenge in the 79th minute, was …

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