MAKING HISTORY: Lekki Deep Sea Port Welcomes First Ship!

History was made on Friday 01 July 2022, when the first ship to ever berth at the new Lekki Deep Seaport arrived. The vessel “ZHEN HUA 28,” left Shanghai, China, on 17 May 2022, and arrived at Lekki Deep Sea Port at 13:29 hours Nigerian time on Friday 01 July 2022. ZHEN HUA 28 deliveredContinue reading “MAKING HISTORY: Lekki Deep Sea Port Welcomes First Ship!”

TAXATION: FG To Tax Shisha N3,000 Per Litre

The Federal Government has effected a new Cigarette Tax regime that has increased the price for a pack of 20 cigarettes to N80 from N58 while shisha will be taxed at N3,000 per litre. This was announced by the Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, on Tuesday 28 June 2022 at the launch ofContinue reading “TAXATION: FG To Tax Shisha N3,000 Per Litre”

ODD NEWS: Kaduna Communities Pay Terrorists N400m To Stop Attacks

Agrarian communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are reported to have paid N400m to terrorists, to enable them go to their farms. A community leader from the Birnin Gwari Emirate Council, Alhaji Zubairu Abdulra’uf, stated this on Thursday 30 June 2022 while speaking with the Kaduna State Media Corporation. He saidContinue reading “ODD NEWS: Kaduna Communities Pay Terrorists N400m To Stop Attacks”

FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods

The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned citizens against some food vendors discovered to be using transformer oil to fry foods for sale to the public. Mr Babajide Alloy, a consultant with the Federal Ministry of Environment, said on Tuesday 21 June22 that some food vendors are using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), also known as TransformerContinue reading “FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods”

CRIME: Interpol Recovers Vehicles Stolen From Nigeria In Niger Republic

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has recovered 3 vehicles that were stolen from Nigeria in Niger Republic. This was announced by the Nigeria Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi. The recovered vehicles are a Toyota Camry with Chassis No. 4T1BE46K47U673141, a Mercedes Benz 2012 550GL with Chassis No. JGBF8GE8CA762560,Continue reading “CRIME: Interpol Recovers Vehicles Stolen From Nigeria In Niger Republic”

FOOTBALL: Golden Eaglets Qualify For 2023 U-17 AFCON After Comeback Win

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the Year 2023 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, after defeating Côte d’Ivoire 3 goals to 1 in the first semi-final of the WAFU B tournament in Ghana. The goals came via two free-kicks from Emmanuel Michael in the first half, and a header from Abdullahi Idris inContinue reading “FOOTBALL: Golden Eaglets Qualify For 2023 U-17 AFCON After Comeback Win”

NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People

Nigerian-born Chika Stacy Oriuwa has been named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people. She came 37th on the Macleans power list (a ranking of Canada’s most influential). Her parents, Stephen and Catherine Oriuwa, emigrated from Nigeria to Canada in the 1980s. She was raised in Brampton and graduated as sole valedictorian of her class,Continue reading “NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People”

CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured

In an apparent breakthrough for the treatment of rectal cancer, a drug trial in the USA resulted in every patient having their cancer successfully go into remission. The drug, dostarlimab (sold under brand name Jemperli) is an immunotherapy drug for treatment of endometrial cancer, but this was the first clinical investigation to see if itContinue reading “CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured”

PHOTO NEWS: Lagos Task Force Crushes 2,228 Motorcycles

On Friday 03 June 2022, the Lagos State Task force crushed another set of 2,228 impounded commercial motorcycles popularly called “Okada“, that were seized in areas where their operations have been proscribed. The Okadas were impounded after Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu banned their operations in 6 Local Government Areas and 9 Local Council DevelopmentContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: Lagos Task Force Crushes 2,228 Motorcycles”

ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Aliko Dankoli who is the senior police officer in charge Area D Command HQ, Mushin, Lagos State, has allegedly ordered a Lagos Magistrate to be locked up. The incident reportedly happened on Monday 30 May 2022, when the female Magistrate (name withheld) visited the Command on routine check of suspectsContinue reading “ODD NEWS (2): Police Lock Up Magistrate in Lagos”