Another lockdown likely to defeat COVID-19, says Umahi
Ebonyi Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has stated there may be another lockdown if Nigeria is to defeat coronavirus.
He attributed the increasing cases of the virus in the state to the easing of the lockdown, especially in Lagos.
He said: “I want to commend Mr. President in the manner and wisdom he is handling this pandemic. You see, when the lockdown was there the cases were trickling in but when the lockdown was relaxed, the cases are coming in a surprising manner”. READ MORE>>>>
Nollywood actor, Temitayo Phillips, stabs neighbour to death in Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command has reportedly arrested an actor for allegedly stabbing his neighbour to death in the Ikotun area of the state.
Temitayo Phillips Ogunbusola was said to have stabbed one Oladotun Johnson Opeyemi to death during an argument over electricity bill. READ MORE>>>
Big Brother Naija Season 5 Returns — Premiere Set For July 2020
Following the success of the fourth season of the biggest and most viewed event on African television, Big Brother Naija, MultiChoice Nigeria has announced that the fifth season of the show will premiere in July 2020.
The show is expected to premiere in July 2020
This fifth season promises to be more adventurous, exciting and entertaining, and will undoubtedly be the biggest thing on African television in 2020. READ MORE>>>>
Eld-Fitri: Pray in your homes – Sultan tells Muslims
The Eld-Fitri festival which signifies the end of the one-month of Ramadan fast is billed to take place on Saturday if the Ramadan fast is 29 or Sunday if the Ramadan fast will be 30.
Our correspondent recalls that Muslims in their large number usually troop out to observe the two-Rakah Eld-Fitri prayer in large congregation during the Eld-Fitri festival, but many are wondering what the situation will be due to the coronavirus pandemic. READ MORE>>>
EXPOSED: 88 ‘Ghost Workers’ Receive N48.2m Car Loan In Ondo
Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have again uncovered how 88 “ghost workers” in the state received the total sum of N 48, 210, 000 as loans for cars in 2018.
This was discovered through an audit report submitted to the House of Assembly in 2019 by the Office of the State Auditor-General. READ MORE>>>
78-year-old man dies from COVID-19 in Delta
A 78-year-old man died from COVID-19 in Warri, Delta state today May 20.
The state government who announced this on Twitter this evening, said this will be the six death from COVID-19 in the state.
Delta state currently has 27 confirmed cases of the viral disease. READ MORE>>>>
Man breaks two gates, rams into Ooni palace
A yet-to-be-identified man on Tuesday evening broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was located in his Ile Oodua’s palace in Ile Ife.
According to sources, several gunshots were heard around the palace and one man was said to have been arrested in connection with the incident. READ MORE>>>