How gunmen killed ex-Ondo Military Administrator’s son as he drank in a joint with friends

Gunmen on Wednesday evening, May 13, killed a son of former Ondo Military Administrator, Brig.-Gen. Okpaleye in Lagos. The deceased, Muyuwa Babafumilayo Okpaleye, 40, was shot by the hooded armed men, numbering about four, at a drinking joint at Adekunle Kuye, off Ikate street, Aguda, Surulere, where he was hanging out with his friends. According… Continue reading How gunmen killed ex-Ondo Military Administrator’s son as he drank in a joint with friends

Ogun state government extends lockdown by one more week

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has again extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state by another one week. Speaking at a press briefing held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the governor said the high level of community transmission of the viral disease and the non-compliance with the safety regulations, necessitated the extension… Continue reading Ogun state government extends lockdown by one more week

Ebonyi state government lifts ban on religious gatherings

Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, has lifted the ban on all religious gatherings in the state. The ban was initially placed as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. A statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Uchenna Orji today May 15, says the governor’s decision to lift… Continue reading Ebonyi state government lifts ban on religious gatherings

288 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of the novel coronavirus. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC, 179 of the new cases were discovered in Lagos alone. 20 in Kaduna, 15 in Katsina, 15 in Jigawa, 13in Borno, 11 in Ogun, 8 in Kano, 7 in FCT, 4 in Niger, 4 in Ekiti, 3 in Oyo, 3 in Delta, 3 in Bauchi, 2… Continue reading 288 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria

Female food vendor shot by security operatives for flouting Coronavirus curfew dies (photos)

A 35-year-old food vendor from Jinja Central market in Uganda, who was allegedly shot by a police officer on patrol vehicle for defying an all-night curfew has succumbed to the gunshot wounds. Evelyn Namulondo died on Friday morning, May 15, at Jinja regional referral hospital where she was admitted in the emergence ward on Wednesday morning.… Continue reading Female food vendor shot by security operatives for flouting Coronavirus curfew dies (photos)

Baby who was born three hours before ISIS maternity ward massacre, survives after being shot twice (photo)

A baby who was shot twice during the Kabul maternity unit massacre that killed 24 people including mothers, nurses, and newborns, has miraculously survived.  Last Tuesday, three suspected ISIS gunmen stormed the maternity hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul, where they killed two newborn babies with at least 12 mothers and nurses. 15 others… Continue reading Baby who was born three hours before ISIS maternity ward massacre, survives after being shot twice (photo)

NTA-StarTimes Naija Farmer TV Show Starts – Welcome To Our Season of Hope & Joy!!!

As the world mourns and groan under the pressure of the novel corona virus pandemic otherwise known as COVID-19, there comes a glimmer of cheer from a Reality TV Project – Naija Farmer Reality TV Show – jointly promoted by NTA-StarTimes; Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), Federal Ministry of Agriculture… Continue reading NTA-StarTimes Naija Farmer TV Show Starts – Welcome To Our Season of Hope & Joy!!!