Sunday, 21 February, 2021

Day: February 12, 2021


One of the two gay men, identified only as Ogheneruno, who was mobbed by vigilantes in Delta State, after saying he had two-hour sex with his partner, is married to a woman and has children, according to residents who know Read more…


In a year where the economy took a huge knock as the COVID-19 pandemic halted production, President Cyril Ramaphosa says defeating the health crisis and rebuilding the economy are among the key priorities for the year ahead. He said this Read more…


A woman identified as Peace Onyebuchi has been arrested by the gender unit of Ajangbandi Police Station in Lagos State for allegedly brutalising her son and locking him up. According to Onyebuchi, she had the 10-year-old boy in her first Read more…


Literary giant and elder statesman, Prof Niyi Osundare, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s approach to the ongoing herdsmen’s violence across the country, saying his handling of the matter is “amateurish, pedestrian and dangerously incompetent.” Osundare asked Buhari how he was Read more…


Cardi B has responded after men called her out for not “practicing what she preaches.” The rapper had told women that if their men give them flowers only on Valentine’s day, they should give the men grass in return (read Read more…


President Idriss Deby has ruled Chad for 30 years. His nomination to run for a sixth term in the April election is inflaming tensions in a country marked by economic woes and frustration with the political elite. President Idriss Deby Read more…


Rinu Oduala, one of the organisers of the #EndSARS protests, has withdrawn from the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution and Compensation for victims of SARS-related abuses. Oduala was one of the youth representatives on the panel set Read more…


In what appears to be an attempt to forestall another round of protests in Lagos, armed police officers were on Friday spotted at the Lekki toll gate. Speaking with SaharaReporters, a source, who works in Lekki confirmed the heavy presence Read more…


Some front-liners of last year’s #EndSARS protests have taken to their social media handles to celebrate the unfreezing of their bank accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Last October, the Nigerian government began a clampdown on promoters of Read more…


Two new generation banks, Access and Guaranty Trust, have started closing accounts of persons and entities doing cryptocurrency transactions within their systems, SaharaReporters has gathered. The CBN had on February 5 directed banks to close the accounts of those involved Read more…