Access Bank Finally Acquires Zambia’s Cavmont Bank

Access Bank Zambia, a subsidiary of Nigeria’s Access Bank Plc, has reached a ‘definitive agreement’ with Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia Plc (CCHZ) to acquire Cavmont Bank Ltd. The tier-1 bank announced this latest development regarding the merger talk which has been ongoing for a while, in a statement that was signed by its Company Secretary […]

FG Rescues 30 Nigerian Girls Stranded In Lebanon (Video)

The Federal government of Nigerian has rescued the 30 Nigerian girls who’s video went viral over the weekend after pleading for assistance to return home. The ladies were pictured pleading with President Buhari and other well-meaning Nigerians to rescue them. The The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri disclosed via her twitter page that […]

COVID-19: Ondo Fumigates Schools Ahead Of Resumption

Ondo State government has commenced the fumigation of its schools across the 18 local government areas of the state as part of safety measures ahead of the partial resumption amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Akin Asaniyan, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this on Sunday in Akure while speaking with […]

Atiku Asks Buhari, APC To Apologise To Nigerians Over Loans

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to apologise to Nigerians for collecting ‘humongous’ loans. Atiku said the government should make an admittance of guilt for taking the country through the “throes of subjugation to another country.” But the APC said Atiku failed Nigerians as […]

Breaking: FG Cancels WASSCE , School Resumption Again

Federal Government Of Nigeria Cancels their slated Mission on Reopening of schools and commencement of WASSCE The Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its earlier decision to reopen all secondary school to resume for forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).” Nigeria’s Minister of Education Adamu Adamu confirmed this after the Federal Executive council today. […]

UPDATE! Lagos Discharges 62 COVID-19 Patients, Including 11 Foreigners

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday discharged 62 more COVID-1 patients from various isolation facilities across the state having recovered fully and tested negative for COVID-19. The state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who is also the Incident Commander said the COVID-19 patients include:19 females and 43 males including 11 foreign nationals were discharged from isolation facilities. […]

10 Escape Death As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

No fewer than 10 passengers escaped death on Tuesday evening when their boat capsized on Lagos Waterways, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Coordinator in Lagos State, who made this known in a statement, said, “10 passengers were rescued live when their boat capsized. According to him, the […]

The Lekki-ikoyi Link Bridge Construction (Pictures)

The Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, is a 1.36 km cable-stayed bridge in Lagos State. It links the Phase 1 area of Lekki, with Ikoyi district of Lagos. The bridge was commissioned on the 29th of May 2013 by the then Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola. The Governor, Raji Fashola awarded the contract for the construction of the Bridge to Messrs Julius Berger on […]

Hydroxychloroquine cure for COVID-19, says US-based Nigerian doctor in viral video

The U.S based Nigerian doctor Stella Emmanuel and her colleagues A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday. Speaking at a news conference in Washington, Emmanuel claimed that antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and antibacterial drug, Zithromax, were effective cures […]