Nigeria eases lockdown in major cities

Posted by - April 28, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will begin a “gradual easing” of lockdown in major cities from 4th of May. In a televised address on Monday night, the president said the lockdown, which had been due to end on 27 April from the last extension two weeks ago, will continue for six more days.

Nigeria records over 1000 cases of coronavirus

Posted by - April 25, 2020

Nigeria on Friday recorded 114 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total recorded in the country to 1095. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet Friday night said the new cases were recorded in nine states. These are Lagos, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ogun, Gombe, Zamfara, Edo, Oyo, Kaduna and Sokoto states. As of the

Nigeria Extends Lockdown

Posted by - April 14, 2020

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has announced an extension of the lockdown in the capital Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states in order to sustain the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The initial 14-day lockdown was due to end Monday night but has now been extended by 14 days. Essential workers, food shops and pharmacies will, however,

Nigeria’s Capital, Abuja, Reopens Market with Strict Instructions

Posted by - April 7, 2020

One week after a lockdown was declared in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, Abuja, the Administration has directed that markets be open to operate from 7 am to 2 pm three times a week. They are to open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, issued this directive in Abuja on

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji is Dead

Posted by - February 4, 2020

The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Mr Adnan Bostaji, has died. The envoy reportedly died in his sleep in the early hours of today in Abuja. The late diplomat was said to have returned to Abuja from his home country on Sunday evening and was planning to come to the office on Tuesday when

Women storm Abuja, beg Atiku to concede defeat

Posted by - March 1, 2019

A group of women, under the aegis of Two Million Woman Rally for Democracy in Nigeria, on Friday appealed to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Saturday’s election to congratulate his opponent, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress to concede defeat. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Buhari of the

Atiku wins FCT

Posted by - February 25, 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its Presidential candidate, has been declared the winner of the Saturday’s election in the FCT. The Collation officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Prof. Mohammed Sanusi said this Monday at the National collation centre, Abuja. According to him the

Man to serve four years in jail for cutting off neighbour’s hand

Posted by - February 19, 2019

A Lugbe Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced one Suleiman Ayuba to four years imprisonment for cutting off his neighbour’s hand. Ayuba, a resident of Aso Sabo Lugbe Airport Road, Abuja, was arraigned alongside his brother, Suleiman Zakari, on three-count of disturbance of public peace, assault and causing grievous hurt. The Magistrate, Mr Idharhi Samuel, in

Lawyer, wife arraigned for allegedly assaulting court bailiff

Posted by - February 11, 2019

The police on Monday arraigned an Abuja-based lawyer Kanu Godwin and his wife Adaku   in a  Wuse Zone Ii Magistrates’ Court, for  allegedly  assaulting a court bailiff while on lawful duty. The police charged Godwin and Adaku, of suit 8, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja, with three counts joint act, assault  and resisting take over

Nanny kills own boss in Abuja, absconds with valuables [Photos]

Posted by - October 8, 2018

A nanny, identified as Johnson Becky, has reportedly stabbed her boss, Yemisi Hassz, to death and absconded from their home in the Asokoro Area of Abuja. The sad news was shared by one Ruby Galore on her Instagram page. Galore also shared photos of the nanny and begged Nigerians to share and repost the news