UK set to shut travel corridors

January 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the country will close all travel corridors from Monday as part of efforts to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus. According to the BBC, travel corridors were introduced in the summer to allow people travelling from some countries with low numbers of COVID-19 cases to come to the UK without having Read More

Second insurer agrees to pay Covid-19 lockdown business interruption claims

January 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Insurance Claims Africa (ICA) has welcomed the decision by Hollard and Guardrisk to pay claims from businesses forced to close during the national lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. This follows the recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling in favour of the business interruption claim made by Café Chameleon, a Guardrisk customer . On December 18, the Read More

Happening now: One dead, others gasp for breathe in stampede as more mob invade palliatives’ warehouse in Gwagwalada

October 26, 2020 Ene Oshaba 0

One person is feared dead and many others are gasping for breathe following stampede that enveloped looting of Covid-19 palliatives in Gwagwalada. As early as 8:30am Monday morning, Gwagwalada area council was agog with residents running out from different locations to go to grab food items stored in a warehouse behind the Atlas International Hotel along phase 1 road. Already, Read More

Covid-19: Private school owners beg el-Rufai to reopen schools

October 12, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Private school owners in Kaduna state under the aegis of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools have appealed to Governor Nasir el-Rufai to reopen schools. The private school owners said they are fully ready for resumption.Kaduna state schools have been shutdown since the aftermath of Covid-19 in March, just like other sectors in the state, but while offices, government and Read More

#BBNaija: Why I want Laycon, Dorathy out – Nengi

September 18, 2020 Editor 0

One of the seven remaining Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Nengi has revealed why she want fellow mate Laycon evicted on Sunday Nengi who is the current Head of Head said during her diary session with Biggie on Thursday night that Laycon was a strong contender and would hinder her chances of winning the show. She further stated that she Read More

Over 2000 bank workers lose their jobs in 1Q 2020

September 13, 2020 Segun Odunewu 0

Banks in Nigeria laid off about 2,477 of its employees in the second quarter of 2020 as key Nigerian cities comply with the lockdown directive of the Federal Government to contain Covid-19. According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, the banking sector reduced its total headcount to 94, 498 as of June 2020 from 96, 975 in March Read More

Breaking: Kiddwaya evicted from #BBNaija

September 13, 2020 Editor 0

Kiddwaya, son of billionaire Terry Waya has been evicted from the ongoing big brother Naija lockdown show. With the latest development, Kiddwaya has become the 13th housemate to be evicted. Details loading… Details loading…

#BBNaijaLockdown2020: Eviction fever grips Dorathy, Kiddwaya, Ozo, Prince

September 13, 2020 Editor 0

All the four Big Brother Naija housemates including Dorathy, Kiddwaya, Ozo and Prince who are up for eviction are wearing moody looks Earlier on Sunday, Dorathy broke down in tears during her diary session. She broke down in tears for a few minutes crying during her diary session before Biggie consoled her. She siad, “I feel blessed and grateful but Read More

In Anambra, schools open Sept 7

September 2, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state government, Wednesday, approved resumption of primary and secondary schools in the state after five months shutdown following a lockdown occasioned by coronavirus pandemic. The Permanent Secretary, Anambra State Ministry of Basic Education, Mr Nwabueze Nwankwor, who disclosed this in a release said the approval was a unanimous decision of Governor Willie Obiano and the members of the state Read More

LG OLED rejuvenates sports viewing

August 30, 2020 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The triumphant return of major sporting activities across the countries, after several months of lockdown came as a big relief to all anxious sport lovers, who have had to face the unpleasant reality the cancellation caused. Korean baseball was the first to return to action in June, followed by the English Premier League (EPL), Spain’s La Liga, Brazil and Mexico’s top Read More

The worrisome allegations on Boko Haram

August 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The rising insecurity across the country, which has seemingly defied all strategies adopted to stem it is, no doubt, gaining new dimensions and twists by the day following revelations by eminent Nigerians including the Borno and Zamfara governors, Prof Babagana Zulum and Dr. Mohammed Bello Matawalla, respectively, as well as a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Read More

Breaking: 20 guidelines rolled out as worship centres reopen in Ogun

August 14, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Four months after religious centres were shutdown in Ogun state, following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Dapo Abiodun, Friday lifted the ban on closure of worship centres. The governor who gave the order for the reopening of worship centres in a statement, personally signed by him, also canceled the weekend lockdown in the state. He insisted that there must be Read More

Covid-19: Nigeria losing war against rape?

August 14, 2020 PAUL OKAH 0

Prostitution has unarguably been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the closure of event centres, hotels (during total lockdown), and other “pleasure businesses” as one of the measures to combat the pandemic. While men are now afraid of visiting brothels, they take advantage of their little daughters, minors and other women in rape incidents. PAUL OKAH reports. Over the years, Read More

Exposed: Northern governor funding, leading Boko Haram, Bandits

August 11, 2020 Editor 0

Amidst the unpalatable dust recently raised by Borno and Zamfara governors which are still rattling the insecurity space, a former Central Bank of Nigeria, deputy governor, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has revealed that a serving northern governor is one of those behind Boko Haram and Bandits’ operation. Mailafia who revealed this on Monday via Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM, said he had a chat Read More

Balotelli offered £43k-a-week deal to join Besiktas

August 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been offered a £43,000-a-week transfer to Turkish club Besiktas, according to reports.Balotelli has been frozen out by current club Brescia and he has been given the chance to end his Serie A hell by Besiktas.The 29-year-old still got two years left to run on his deal with his hometown side.But in early June, he was effectively Read More

#BBNaijalockdown: Eviction fever grips Nengi

August 9, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead eviction moment on Sunday, Big Brother BBNaija housemate, Nengi, is already afraid of her ability to survive. The housemates are all up for eviction except Ozo and Dorathy and their stay in the house will be determined by the housemates tonight. Te new twist posits that housemates would decide who will be evicted among the least four votes housemates Read More

#BBNaija: 2 popular housemates’ relationship crashes

August 6, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Erica, has ended her short relationship with her fellow housemate, Kiddwaya. Recall that the highilight of the relationship was the moment the two slept with each other. Even after making out severally, Erica decided to end her relationship with Kiddwaya saying she doesn’t like ‘boy drama’. She then stated that she wants to be left Read More

#BBNaijalockdown: Panic grips housemates as first eviction takes place *See the untouchables

August 2, 2020 Editor 0

There is currently panin among housemates participating at the ongoing Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, with the first eviction set for Sunday evening. However, head of house and deputy, Lucy and Prince for this weeks are exempted. The host of the show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, had confirmed all the housemates would continue to be up for possible eviction. Ebuka said the contestants Read More