Nigeria Records 675 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 20,919

Nigeria Records 675 New COVID-19

Nigeria Records 675 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 20,919     Nigeria on Monday reported 675 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19),  bringing the country’s total reported cases to 20,919 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the health agency, 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died as a result of the virus. In Monday’s report, as usual, Lagos state recorded the highest number of new cases with 288 and Oyo was second with 76. Other states with new cases…

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Police Arrest 58-Year-Old Man for Impersonating Late Abba Kyari’s Widow to Defraud Unsuspecting Nigerian

Impersonating

Police Arrest 58-Year-Old Man for Impersonating Late Abba Kyari’s Widow to Defraud Unsuspecting Nigerian     Mallam Aminu Ado, a 58-year-old man, has been arrested by men of the Nigerian police for allegedly impersonating the widow of Abba Kyari, late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ado, according to the police, has been duping unsuspecting Nigerians through the act. The man also known as Al Amin Yerima, was paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, in Abuja on Monday. The Force PRO told journalists that after…

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Police Arrest 24 Cybercrime Suspects

Cybercrime

Police Arrest 24 Cybercrime Suspects     Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 24 suspects for cybercrime and other related offences. The suspects arrested comprise of 23 males and one female. The suspects were arrested for their involvement and indictment in cases of romance and online dating scams, generating and deployment of fake bank alerts, hacking and fraudulent wire transfers, cyberstalking and impersonation of high-profile personalities in Nigeria and across the world. Exhibits recovered from the suspects include; 11 laptop computers, 37 mobile phones, 11 SIM cards of different telecoms networks, 5 International passports, 12 ATM cards, fake US…

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10-Year-Old South African Girl Brutally Raped And Murdered

South African Girl

10-Year-Old South African Girl Brutally Raped And Murdered     A 10-year-old South African girl, Mihle was brutally raped and murdered on Sunday, June 21. Twitter user, @SiyaSitemela shared the heartbreaking news as she took to her page to mourn the death of her niece. She wrote: ‘My 10 y/o niece was Brutally raped and murdered earlier hrs of today . I just feel numb. RIP Mihle my beautiful angel.’

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Oby Ezekwesili Loses Mother To Cancer

Buhari Sympathizes With Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili Loses Mother To Cancer     Former presidential candidate and Minister of Education, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has lost her mother, Madam Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu to cancer. The announcement was contained in an official statement by her Media Office on Monday. The statement, signed by Ezekwesili’s spokesperson and publicist, Ozioma Ubabukoh, stated that Madam Ujubuonu died in the late hours of Sunday. Madam Ujubuonu died in the arms and home of her daughter, Ezekwesili, in Abuja on Sunday night. A native of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, she was widowed following the death of her husband, Benjamin…

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Man Stabs Wife to Death, Kills Himself over Child’s Paternity

Man Stabs Wife to Death

Man Stabs Wife to Death, Kills Himself over Child’s Paternity     A man identified as Femi Alli who resided at Victory Park Estate in Lekki, Lagos, has killed himself after stabbing his wife, Olamide, to death on Sunday, June 21. According to residents of the estate, the couple moved into the estate three weeks ago with their two young children. However, the residents said not much was known about the couple until Saturday night, a day before the murder-suicide, when they were spotted jogging together. The man reportedly began to question the paternity of their second child after a mandatory DNA test they took…

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Ize-Iyamu Wins Edo APC Guber Primaries

Edo APC Guber Primaries

Ize-Iyamu Wins Edo APC Guber Primaries       Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State which held in Edo state on Monday, June 22. Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma disclosed this on Monday in Benin City, the state capital. Ize-Iyamu won the party’s primary after polling 27, 838 votes to defeat his rivals, Pius Odubu who garnered 3,776 votes and Osaro Obaze who got 2,724 votes respectively. Following this…

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 45 More Recovered Patients

55 More COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 45 More Recovered Patients     The Lagos State government has discharged 45 more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the state. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a statement on Sunday. He explained that the persons discharged from the government facilities comprise 18 females and 27 males. According to the governor, they were discharged to reunite with the society after receiving treatment and tested negative to COVID-19 in six isolation centres in the state. A breakdown of the figure shows that 20 people were discharged in…

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Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria Mourns Late Colleague, Aramide Oikelome

Aramide Oikelome

Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria Mourns Late Colleague, Aramide Oikelome     The Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) has expressed deep shock over the death of one of its very active members, Mrs. Aramide Oikelome. The Guild in a press release personally signed by the President of the Association Chief Chris Kehinde Nwandu expressed its sadness over the incident. According to him, Mrs. Oikelome’s contribution to the growth of the Association cannot be overemphasized. Apart from making a mark in her chosen profession (journalism), she was also…

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