19-Year-Old Defrauds Woman Of #27Million, Impersonating As American Pilot

A 19-year-old secondary school leaver, Chigemezu Arikibe, has been tracked down by the police after using fake social media accounts to swindle a Cambodian woman to the tune of $75,000 (N27m at N360 to 1$). To woo his victim identified simply as Sophanmia, Arikibe reportedly paraded himself on Facebook and Instagram as an American pilot […]

Update: News Of Uber Driver Who Had Contact With Italian Coronavirus Patient Demanding #100million Is False

There is no truth in the news making the rounds that one Adewale Isaac Olorogun, an Uber driver picked up the Italian who tested positive to coronavirus in Lagos. According to a message widely circulated on social media, the purported Uber driver, who has contracted the virus, has refused to be quarantined and is threatening to […]

Coronavirus: Increase The Prices Of Face Masks And Hand Sanitizers And Face Jail Term- FG Warns

The Federal Government of Nigeria has warned suppliers and retailers of face masks and latex gloves, personal hygiene products like sanitizers and anti-bacterial wipes using the excuse of coronavirus case in Nigeria. Sellers of protective apparel like face masks and latex gloves, personal hygiene products like sanitizers and anti-bacterial wipes, have increased prices of the […]

Coronavirus: 3 Chinese Citizens Quarantined In Plateau

Three Chinese citizens have been quarantined in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State. The State commissioner of Health, Dr. Nimkong Ndam, confirmed to newsmen on a Telephone interview on Saturday. The commissioner said the Chinese were suspected having arrived the state on Friday from Ethiopia for mining activities. He said the suspects have been […]

Coronavirus: Lagos Health Commissioner Visits Italian Patient

The Lagos State commissioner of health, Professor Akin Abayomi, paid a visit to the Italian coronavirus patient at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Yaba. The Italian coronavirus patient is currently being isolated and treated. According to the Commissioner, he spoke with the patient and assured him that he would be taken care of. He also […]

Coronavirus Patient Attempts To Escape Isolation Centre In Lagos

Following the detection of the first case of the novel Coronavirus disease in Nigeria, and the placing in quarantine of the patient, identified as a 44-year-old Italian, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos (formerly, Infectious Diseases Hospital), a health worker at the hospital said on Friday that the patient was angry and had attempted to […]

Coronavirus: China Shares Treatment Procedure With Nigeria- Health Minister

China has shared its treatment procedure of the coronavirus (Covid-19) with Nigeria, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, has said Mr Ehanire while briefing journalists in Abuja on the newly confirmed case in Lagos on Friday said China had shared with Nigeria some of the treatment knowledge gathered while treating patients with the disease. Mr Ehanire said China […]

Ikeja Electric Announces Folake Soetan As Acting CEO

Nigeria’s largest Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc. has announced the appointment of Mrs. Folake Soetan as its Acting Chief Executive Officer, effective March 2nd, 2020. Folake takes over from Dr. Anthony Youdeoweiwho has been the CEO for the last four years. Youdeowei presided over Ikeja Electric transformation initiatives resulting in one of the most aggressive loss reduction recorded in the […]

President Buhari Suspends Dokubo, Co-ordinator Amnesty Programme

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo. Also, the President has ordered that Caretaker Committee set up to review the programme take over its running henceforth. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said […]