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”

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”

NAIJA STORIES 6: Nigerian Man Drives Burning Fuel Tanker To Safety

On Friday 10 June 2022, a major fire disaster was averted at Agbarho along the East-West Road, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State when Mr Ejiro Otarigho drove a burning petrol tanker to safety. He eventually drove the burning tanker almost 500 metres, then jumped out before it completely went up in flames.Continue reading “NAIJA STORIES 6: Nigerian Man Drives Burning Fuel Tanker To Safety”

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”

AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced it will confer a posthumous award on Late Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who died from the Ebola virus while quarantining a patient, Patrick Sawyer, at a medical facility in Lagos (see further details below). Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this while briefing journalists onContinue reading “AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh”

DID YOU KNOW (21): You Can Now Check Your Voter Registration Status Online

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) now has a web portal where you can check the status of your Voter Registration via either of the following: A. Check via your Voter’s Identification Number (VIN)ORB. Check via your name and date of birth. HOW TO DO ANY OF THE ABOVE?1. Go to https://voters.inecnigeria.org/dashboard On the right-upper sectionContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (21): You Can Now Check Your Voter Registration Status Online”

NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master

Benjamin, a boy from Makoko area of Lagos State in Nigeria, has been given a scholarship up to university level by a chess master from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. The scholarship was offered by the President of MIT Chess club, Tyrone Davis III. The news was broken by the Founder of ChessContinue reading “NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master”