Covid-19 increases: ‘clear differences’ between Belgian regions

There are clear regional differences in the new increase in coronavirus infections, virologist Steven Van Gucht said on Friday at a National Crisis Centre press conference. During the week from 1 to 7 September, an average of 547.4 new coronavirus infections were recorded daily. This represents an increase of 22% compared to the previous seven […]

Breaking News: Kwara Stadium To Be Named After Rashidi Yekini

The governor disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, in his office. Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has pledged to immortalise late Super Eagles legend, Rashidi Yekini, by naming the Kwara State Sports Stadium in Ilorin after him, NAN […]

WAEC Finally Conducts Exams In Chibok 6 Years After School Girls Were Abducted (Photos)

The Borno local government is now participating in the examination after over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in the area by Boko Haram insurgents Chibok Local Government of Borno State is now participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) for the first time in 6 years. The Borno local government is now participating […]

77 People Escape Death As Building Collapses In Lagos (Photos)

The storey building located at 26, Afolabi Alasia Street, Gaskiya Road in Ijora Badia, was said to have been physically defective. As many as seventy-seven occupants of a 20-room building in Lagos have escaped death. They narrowly cheated death after the building they occupy collapsed in Ajegunle, a Lagos slum on September 10. The storey […]

See The Powerful Car Constructed By Brilliant Nigerian Engineers

Some brilliant Nigerian engineers have constructed a powerful car using local materials. A team of Nigerian engineers led by Alex Ephraim Akwiwu have produced a car called IYI Celebrity, with locally-sourced materials. The car has been launched by Ephraim and Jeoana Akwiwu Auto Shop in Owerri, the capital of Imo state, Auto Josh reports. It […]

27-year-old Man Sentenced To 835 Years In Jail

A court in the United States has sentenced a man to 835 years in jail over a crime he committed. A man from Arkansas, US has been sentenced to two life terms — plus 835 years in prison. According to NY Post, 27-year-old Demarcus Donnell Parker was convicted for killing an off-duty police officer. He […]

Pope Francis Says Sex And Eating Are ‘Divine’ Pleasures From God

Pope Francis has described sex and eating a well cooked meal as “simply divine” pleasures from God. Pope Francis, who is the religious head of over 1.3 billion Catholic around the world, spoke with Italian writer Carlo Petrini, who has compiled several conversations with the pope for a new book. “Pleasure arrives directly from God, […]

Nigeria’s cocoa production falls as Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire enjoy boom

Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash crop in terms of export and second highest foreign exchange earner as indicated by the National Bureau of Statistics’ (NBS) Top Products by Imports and Exports Q1, 2020. Strikingly, as […]

Customs intercepts Dubai-bound passenger with 2,886 ATM cards

The Nigerian Customs Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command, yesterday handed over a suspect with 2,886 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Deputy Controller of MMIA, Abdulmumin Bako, also disclosed that four Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards were also found on the suspect. According to him, the suspect, […]

Riverine areas, North may pay more for petrol as daily consumption slumps

Full deregulation of the downstream sector of the economy may make consumers in the far north and riverine areas pay more for petroleum products. The reworked Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which is on its way to the National Assembly, will likely approve the scrapping of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund and replace it with Petroleum Infrastructure […]