452 more people catch Covid-19 in Nigeria

At least 452 people have been infected with the novel coronavirus in Nigeria. The total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 21,371. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known Tuesday via tweet, saying the…

Help, Nigeria is making people run mad! – Lucia Edafioka

Most of you must have read the story about a man who killed his wife, cut her body into pieces and buried the pieces in different locations around Lagos. I was around the location when the story started unfolding. See,…

*Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) *Parents, educators unite to protect children from sexual predators (ThisDay)

Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) The Director General, Lagos Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, has called on corporations and businesses to ensure all safety and precautionary measures while they embark on the gradual easing of the…

We are our own government in Nigeria – Lucia Edafioka

Sometime ago the second floor of the building I live in caught fire. One minute I was lounging, eating dinner, the next, adrenaline took over and I found myself downstairs running out of the building with my bare feet. When…

My people, Nigeria has only one problem: rats – Lucia Edafioka

I once wrote a piece about the misleading theme in PSquare’s Bank alert video? In it, I said a huge number of Nigerian men caught for drug trafficking abroad are Igbo, and many people were angry. Once I was gisting…

Finally, Tinubu speaks on Amotekun: “I do not make hasty, ill-conceived utterances”

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has finally intervened in the contentious Amotekun initiative which has pitted the South West Governors against the Attorney General and sundry Northern groups. In a statement released on Wednesday January 22, 2020 the Yoruba leader said…

Beach Soccer W’Cup: Whipping boys Nigeria face Brazil (Punch)

Nigeria will on Tuesday (today) play against Brazil in their last Group D match at the ongoing FIFA Beach World Cup in Paraguay. The Super Sand Eagles were on Sunday beaten 6-5 by Oman in their second match after a…

Basketball: Nigeria, Mozambique Secure WOQT Tickets (Independent)

After out dunking Mali by 74 – 59 points in their semifinal game on Sunday, reigning African Champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria has secured one of the continent’s ticket at the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics Qualifiers in Maputo, Mozambique for the Olympics…

Why I snubbed Eagles – Ogbonna (Punch)

West Ham defender, Angelo Ogbonna, has explained that he opted to play for Italy rather than Nigeria because it was the right thing to do for him. Ogbonna an Italian of Nigerian descent has been capped 13 times by the…

Nigerians are the baba of world literature – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A lot of bad blokes out there write many bad things about Nigeria. I don’t like that at all. Nigeria is very cool by me. The politicians may go wrong. The business goons can cut corners. The youths have given…

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