Nigerians to pay more for data, calls as telcos apply new VAT

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTONS) said it will start implementing the country’s new 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT) increase from Saturday, February 1 2020. “Further to the assent of the Finance Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari…which reviewed the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.5%, ALTONS wishes to notify consumers […]

23 given mass burial after Plateau killings by suspected herdsmen

Many could not hold back the tears as 23 bodies killed in last Sunday’s attack by suspected herdsmen in Kwatas community of Bokkos local government area, Plateau State, were given a mass burial yesterday in the community. Women, children and the aged mourned as they watched their loved ones being laid into the mass grave […]

Gokada, Max motorcyclists protest Lagos ban on motorcycles

Hundreds of motorcyclists on the platform of bike-haling services – Gokada and Max – are protesting the ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles in six local governments in Lagos. The ban, which also affected tricycles, will come into effect on February 1 and covers over 50 roads and expressways in Nigeria’s commercial city. The […]

Kobe Bryant’s Cause Of Death Has Been Revealed After Tragic Helicopter Crash

Finally, the cause of death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna has been confirmed by the LA County coroner’s office, 5 days after the tragic Helicopter crash, The NBA legend, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter tragically died along with seven others when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Calabasas, California on Sunday. […]

BREAKING: Corpers Jubilate As FG Begins Payment Of 33,000 New Allowance

Good news for corps members as Federal Government of Nigerian through the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has started the payment of N33,000 allowance to Corps members. The payment started today (Friday 31st January 2020), and many corps members have testified to the new allowance structure. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in April 2019 signed […]

Lagos To Quarantine Chinese Returnees

The Lagos State Government said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the China Embassy in Nigeria to quarantine all Chinese returning to Lagos from their country to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, told journalists that the Chinese government, through her embassy in Nigeria was working with […]

Amotekun Shaping Up Well – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Thursday said that the South-west security initiative, Operation Amotekun was shaping up well. Makinde spoke at the 80th Annual General Conference of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, in Ashi, Orita Bashorun, Ibadan, the state capital. “I was with the Inspector-General of Police yesterday (Wednesday) and we […]

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Two Children Rescued As Fire Guts Building In Ketu, Lagos

Days after fire razed some buildings at popular Lagos market, another building situated in Ketu was gutted by fire on Thursday, 30th January. Huge crowd gathered infront of the building located at Ile-Ile bus stop opposite Delta Crown in Ketu, Lagos state while they helplessly looked at the house. Inside the video, the spectators can […]

China’s Richest Man Jack Ma Donates £11m To Help Tackle Coronavirus

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus which has led to the demise of 170 people and over 7700 already infected dominantly in China, the richest man in China, Jack Ma has donated 100 million yuan (£11 million) to help towards defeating the Coronavirus disease. The richest man in China, Jack Ma is the owner of E-commerce […]

US Embassy Reportedly Denies Bishop Oyedepo Visa

The founder of Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun state and Living Faith Church Worldwide otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo was reportedly denied visa by the Lagos office of the Embassy of the United States on Thursday, 30th January, 2020. Popular comedian Abovi Ugboma, popularly known as Bovi was lucky with the […]

New Photos Of Sick Veteran Actor, Victor Olaotan Leaves Nigerians In Shock

Veteran actor and Tinsel star, Victor Olaotan has left many in shock after his new photos were shared by his younger colleague, Seun Ajayi. “Please let’s help Uncle Victor Olaotan get back on his feet.” Seun wrote, as he shared photos. Though Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola reportedly paid the veteran actor’s medical bill in 2019 […]

WHO declares global emergency as Coronavirus’ death toll rises to 170 in China

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared a global emergency on Coronavirus as the death toll from the disease has risen to 170 in China. WHO made the declaration on Thursday, saying the disease now represents a risk beyond China, where it emerged last month. In a series of tweets, Tedros Ghebreyesus, director general of […]

Like Amotekun, south-east governors establish regional security outfit

David Umahi, chairman of the south-east governors forum, says the region has formed its regional security outfit to protect lives and properties. This is coming less than a month after governors in the south-west launched Amotekun, a regional security outfit. Speaking while hosting Lasisi Adegboye, general officer commanding 82 division of the Nigerian army, in […]

‘There Are Positive Signals From Amotekun’ — MURIC Makes U-Turn After Backlash

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says it is now seeing positive signals in the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun. The group had accused governors of the south-west of recruiting only Christians into Amotekun which it had described as a militia. MURIC also demanded rebranding of the initiative, saying Amotekun has its origin in the […]

#BuhariResign: See How Nigerians Reacted To Senator Abaribe’s Call For Buhari’s Resignation

Nigerians have expressed different opinions following the call for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. Nigerians have taken to social media to express divergent opinions following Senate Minority leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe’s call for the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Abaribe based his decision on the escalating security challenges in the country. Nigerians on Twitter have […]

Another Nollywood Actor Down With Serious ‘Strange’ Sickness (Photos)

Just after news broke that Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu has been suffering from stroke, another popular practitioner is also down with an ailment. Nollywood actor, Ifeanyi Ezeokeke popularly known as ‘Ugo Shave Me’ in the hit movie Conspiracy 1&2 has been down with an unknown illness. Nollywood veterans Ipechukwu Diewait and Ejike Okoye paid him […]

Breaking News: Russia To Shut Border With China Over Coronavirus

The border between Russia and China has been closed by the Russian government over the coronavirus. The government of Russia has revealed on Thursday that it was closing its border with China. This moves was made to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the Agence France Presse, AFP, reports. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told […]

FLASHBACK: In 2013, Buhari Asked Jonathan To Resign Over Insecurity

It has been revealed that in 2013, President Buhari asked Goodluck Jonathan to resign over insecurity. On Wednesday, the presidency took a jab at Enyinnaya Abaribe, minority leader of the senate, for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the growing insecurity in the country. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said such a call was foolish, […]

Coronavirus: India Reports First Case

The official added that most of the nationals are students and their parents had forced them to keep an aircraft on standby. The Indian government on Thursday confirmed that a patient in Kerala State, Southern India had tested positive for novel coronavirus, the first case of the virus which originated in China and has so […]

Popular Actor, Ernest Asuzu Reveals Why He Went Shirtless To Beg For Money

Nigerian actor, Ernest Asuzu has broken his silence on the reason why he went shirtless to beg online. Popular actor, Ernest Asuzu, has opened up on why he decided to go shirtless to beg for help on the streets of Lagos. According to a report by Vanguard, the actor, who starred alongside Jim Iyke, in […]