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Gbajabiamila Meets NERC, Ministers, Others Over Poor Power Supply

Gbajabiamila Meets NERC, Ministers, Others Over Poor Power Supply

Following the renewed clamour for improved power supply as a result of the stay-at-home order by the federal government, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has met with the Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman and officials of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The meeting which held yesterday, sought to […]

Nigeria Records New Deaths, 20 More Coronavirus Cases

Nigeria Records New Deaths, 20 More Coronavirus Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday corrected the figures of confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 210 to 209. The public health agency said there was an error in the number cases reported on Friday, as 26 cases were reported instead of 25. Meanwhile, two more people have died of COVID-19 in Nigeria, bringing […]

The Story Corner : Covid AMVCA

The Story Corner : Covid AMVCA

Please, can we get over this #covid-19 already? I am tired y’all.  The latest about this virus in Nigeria is that someone who attended the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) has tested positive to the virus. Oh, are you thinking what I am thinking? Oh, yes, you are right. That is, those who attended […]

CDD Calls for Increased Participation of Women In Education

CDD Calls for Increased Participation of Women In Education

In commemoration of the 2020 International Women’s Day (IWD), the Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called for an improvement in women participation in the education sector. The statement also said there was a need to address systemic barriers plaguing women rights in Nigeria. It stated that a three-pronged approach, known as ‘identify’, capacitate […]

Nigeria Announces Five New Cases Of Coronavirus

Nigeria Announces Five New Cases Of Coronavirus

The federal government has announced five new cases of coronavirus disease in the country, in addition to the existing three cases. With the development, Nigeria now has eight confirmed cases of the disease. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in an ongoing press conference in Abuja, on the update of the disease in the country, […]

Tragedy As Pipeline Explosion Displaces Over 200 In Lagos

Tragedy As Pipeline Explosion Displaces Over 200 In Lagos

At least, 15 persons died and several others injured in the early hours of yesterday in an explosion suspected to have been caused by gaseous substance at Ado Soba, Abule Ado, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State. Over 200 residents of Hyacinth Maduekwe and Chosen Streets, in Abule Ado community, were rendered […]

Women’s Rights: 25 Years Of Progress? Or Not?

Women’s Rights: 25 Years Of Progress? Or Not?

Nigeria has confirmed its second case of Covid-19 (coronavirus). The confirmation was done by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This was disclosed in a situation report released by the health agency on Monday. The case was not imported like the previous one but confirmed in one of the contacts traced to an Italian […]

South-East Records Highest Sexual, Gender-Based Violence

South-East Records Highest Sexual, Gender-Based Violence

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday said it has received over 113 cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) within the six geo-political zones with South-east having the highest record. Besides, the commission said it’s working on a recommendation to the federal government through the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as part of his request […]

The Story Corner : Issa Gift, Issa Banger

The Story Corner :  Issa Gift, Issa Banger

    There is hot gist oooooo.  one of our celebrities hit us with a bang on social media. He gifted his fiancee a 3million naira wristwatch. Ladies and gentlemen, if you are not rich, you will say ‘Ah’ lol. Did I catch you there, yeah? My people, this man gifted his fiancee the wristwatch […]

Nigeria’s INEC Board De-Registers 74 Political Parties

Nigeria’s INEC Board De-Registers 74 Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country. INEC chairman, Yakubu Mommudu, who disclosed this during a press briefing on Thursday at the Commission headquarters, said the action was in preparation for the coming 2023 general elections. The INEC chairman […]

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