Orientation camps to remain shut – NYSC

The Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said its orientation camps will reopen when it is very safe, in view of the formidable danger posed by COVID-19 pandemic. The Director of Press and Public Relations of the corps, Adenike Adeyemi, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. “The attention […]

Coronavirus: Nigerian govt raises fresh alarm

The federal government has again raised the alarm over non-compliance to safety measures against coronavirus. Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, expressed concern at a briefing on Thursday in Abuja. He said PTF found that non-compliance had been largely fueled by skepticism and ignorance about the virus. Mustapha noted that […]

COVID-19: This is the right time to lockdown — PTF Chairman

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha yesterday said considering the increasing cases of confirmed COVID-19 in the country, it won’t be out of place to lock down Nigeria the second time. Declaring this during the COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, […]

Body of Lagos teenager swept away by flood recovered

Burial prayer for the teenager Deji Lambo The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said the remains of 19-year-old Aishat, who was swept away by flood on Monday, have been recovered from the Onilegogoro canal in the Surulere area of the state. PUNCH Metrohad reported that flood swept away the teenager after […]

“I was arrested by police officers pretending to be delivery agents” D’banj’s rape accuser Seyitan Babatayo releases statement as she addresses all that has happened since she came out with her claim

Seyitan Babatayo, the woman who accused singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, of rape, has released a statement detailing the timeline of events since she came out with her story. In the statement, Seyitan insisted that she was raped by D’banj. She also claimed that he arrested and intimidated her after she came […]

Flood sweeps away 17-year-old girl in Lagos

A 17-year-old girl, simply identified as Ayisat, has gone missing after she was allegedly swept away by a flood in Lagos. The flood, resulting from the heavy downpour in Lagos on Monday, June 22, swept the teenager away in Surulere. A statement by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said the unfortunate incident occurred […]