Friday, 03 July, 2020

Day: June 18, 2020


The police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have explained why popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Hushpuppi, was arrested on June 10, 2020. UAE’s online newspaper, The National, reported on Wednesday that he was arrested on multiple fraud charges along with 12 other Read more…


The confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 18,480 after 745 people tested positive on Thursday, June 18, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 280 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 103 Read more…


Justice M. G. Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, has again adjourned the money laundering case instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, All Progressives Congress aspirant for the Read more…


The United Kingdom All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, a group of over 100 British parliamentarians from different political parties and from both Houses of Parliament, has condemned the genocide of Christians in Nigeria. The group Read more…


Maputo — The Mozambican government has warned that, if widespread defiance of the measures ordered under the state of emergency continues, then it may impose tougher restrictions to halt the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease. At the end of Read more…


Abubakar Malami Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said the country was collecting data to introduce a sexual offenders register to deter rapists. Malami while speaking at a press confrence on Thursday Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed that it was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to identify and prosecute local partners of Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as hushpuppi. The EFCC described Hushpuppi as “Nigerian most-wanted Read more…


Obinwanne Okeke, Nigerian businessman and owner of Invictus Group, has pleaded guilty to fraud in the United States. He is expected to be sentenced on October 22. Okeke, who was arrested in August 2019 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Read more…


A yet to be identified four-year-old boy has been swept away by flood caused by heavy rainfall in Lagos. The incident took place at No 38, Fashola Street off Olabode Street, Papa Asafa, Orile Agege, on Thursday.  Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Read more…


Musa Nuhu, Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, has said that the proposed June 21 date for resumption of domestic flights was no longer feasible. Recall that the Nigerian Government on June 1 announced that it was putting protocols Read more…