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Mustapha Afeez Olasunkanmi is a trained broadcast journalist with a special love for writing. His passion is to become a renowned writer and broadcaster within the shortest time possible. He has written a good number of articles, hosted a few online tv programmes and is the current Brands & Products editor at NAIJAHITZ MEDIA CONSULT.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has no plan to shut down social media. The Minister in his statement on Saturday in Lagos noted that the Federal Government respects freedom of the press. He, however, stated that the current administration has plans to regulate social media and avoid it from being used for...
The Premier League season will continue despite the UK government unveiling plans for a second lockdown, the UK Mirror reports. UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on Saturday announced a month-long period of heightened restrictions, which will last until December 2, to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases. “The virus is spreading even faster than the worst case scenario of our scientific...
Former Bulgaria striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted that Manchester United will defeat Arsenal on Sunday. United are on a fine run, thrashing RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, despite drawing 0-0 with Chelsea last weekend. However, they are yet to win at Old Trafford in the Premier League this season. The Gunners on the other hand, have lost their...
Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, on Sunday revealed why coronavirus did not consume Nigeria. Adeboye, who is the General Overseer of RCCG, disclosed that the mercy of God saved Nigeria from being consumed by COVID-19. Papa G.O. as he is fondly called spoke during the first Sunday service in November tagged ‘Better days ahead” at...
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp and his Manchester City counterpart, Pep Guardiola, have flayed the Premier League over its decision to revert to three substitutes. Five substitutes were allowed after football resumed following the COVID-19 lockdown, to deal with hectic schedules. Although other leagues continued with the format, the English Football Association chose to return to three substitutes, despite FIFA’s approval to...
Security operatives were also victims in the recent #ENDSARS protests which turned violent. In Lagos State alone, six policemen according to police authority lost their lives, 38 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in the mayhem that saw several police posts torched. Policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command, have described the moment hoodlums ambushed them under the guise of...
The Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, of the Nigeria Communication Commission, Umar Danbatta, has revealed that the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy is planning to reduce the cost of data from N1,000 to N390 per gigabyte. Speaking to journalists in Kano on Saturday, Mr Danbatta disclosed that part of the plan was the new national broadband plan for the year...
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has given a two-week ultimatum for full documentation and registration of all commercial motorcycle operators in the State or risk suspension of their operations. Oyetola also gave a new order, limitating the operation of commercial motorcycle operators in the state to 8:00 pm daily. These, according to him comes as part of efforts to firm...
The former vice-chairman of PDP SouthWest, Bode George, has called for the total dismantling of both Lekki tollgates. He gave this advice at a press conference following the shooting of EndSARS protesters at the Lekki-Victoria Island tollgate on Tuesday, October 20. According to George, the dismantling of the tollgates would help in pacifying aggrieved Nigerian youths. In his words Let me reiterate the...
After claiming the existence of the Nigerian Army in the Lekki Shooting scene was photoshopped, it later released a statement after public pressure The decision to call in the military was taken by the Lagos State Government after a 24 hours curfew was imposed, Nigeria Army claimed. Read below 👇
The Federal Government says 10 new airports will be constructed across the country to boost civil aviation. The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, announced this on Tuesday, October 27,2020, in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Aviation for the 2021 budget defence by the ministry and its agencies. He said that the civil aviation had witnessed growth,...
WAEC
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has postponed the release of results for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) till next week. WAEC made this announcement in a statement on its Twitter page on Wednesday, 28 Oct 2020, when it said the examination body had to move the release of the results to a later date...
The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 23 people suspected to have looted warehouses during the #ENDSARS crisis, recovering 14 motorcycles and six tricycles. The spokesman of the command, Mohammed Jalige, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna on Wednesday. Mr Jalige said the suspects were arrested on Oct. 24 in Barnawa, Narayi and...
Okonjo
Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emerged the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation. According to Arise News, she emerged victorious in the contest over her South Korean rival, Ms Yoo Myung-hee, by a wide margin. Okonjo-Iweala’s victory is expected to be announced formally by the WTO later today.
It was reported that some Ibadan #EndSARS protesters who claimed to have been the conveners of the protest met with the governor of the state, governor Oluseyi Makinde to dialogue on the ongoing day to day protest by angry youths and how to make the state better. According to a report, they were later accused of taking a bribe of...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has stated that two deaths have been recorded, following the shooting of protesters at Lekki Tollgate. During an interview with CNN journalist, Becky Anderson, Gov. Sanwo-Olu stated that only two casualties have been recorded so far. In his words, “Two dead bodies. That’s what we’ve seen from all the morgues, that’s what we’ve seen going to hospitals, that’s...
Some residents of Boluwaduro community, Ijetu Olowookere Area, Osogbo, Osun State have returned items they looted during the #EndSARS crisis. Some of them dropped the looted items at Gidado Ijetu Government Elementary School, Ijetu Area, off Ilesa/Osogbo Road, Osogbo. The Chairman of the Community, Mr Titus Tunde Sangodipe, said that some people dropped looted items at the back of a house...
About 65,185 persons in Akwa Ibom State are living with HIV/AIDS. This is according to a survey conducted by an NGO, Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services(SIDHAS). The health charity arrived at the result following a concurrent ten year testing and counselling in 21 local government Areas of the state. The Deputy Director Technical, SIDHAS, Dr Pius Nwaokoro who revealed the details...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for coronavirus. The 50-year-old is experiencing mild symptoms and has begun self-isolating, world football’s governing body confirmed on Tuesday. “FIFA president Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus,” a statement said. “The FIFA president, who has reported mild symptoms, has immediately placed himself in self-isolation and will remain in...
Tottenham Hotspur forward, Heung-Min Son, is now in clear lead in the race for the Golden Boot this season, after Game Week 6 fixtures. Son scored the winner as Spurs saw off Burnley 1-0 on Monday night at Turf Moor. It took his tally so far in the Premier League to eight goals. Son is ahead of Everton’s striker, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who...
According to SR, the Nigerian state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum said the recent cache of palliatives discovered by citizens in warehouses across the country was kept in anticipation of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.🙄 Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the NGF’s Head, Media and Public Affairs, on behalf of the governors in a...
A man has shared his chat with a lady who tried to get too close to his family, after three weeks of knowing each other. According to the story shared by postsubman, the lady had shown him “green light”, so he decided to ask her out. However, after a short time, she started complaining about their house rent being due, and...
Falz
Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has said that he is not backing down until justice is served. The rapper released a video via Instagram on Monday in which he reiterated that he is going to get justice for the brave ones who lost their lives during the nationwide #EndSARS protests. Falz captioned the video with the words; “We have...
Femi Fani-Kayode,
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing has tampered with exhibits at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State. Recall that Fashola had led a federal government’s delegation to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, following the destruction recorded during the #EndSARS protest that was hijacked by hoodlums. During a tour of...
Nigerians now pay N1.23 extra on every litre of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol as administrative charge. The admin charge was N0.10 per litre before the hike. Producers of petroleum products, particularly lubricants, who gave this hint in petition to the Vice Presi-dent, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, exclusively sighted by New Telegraph at the weekend, accused the Petroleum Products...
Apparently, not fewer than 229 persons have been arrested by the Lagos state government. Recall, for some days back some youths have been going round in search of warehouses so as to pack palliatives reserved for them by some of out greedy loliticians. Meanwhile, some used the opportunity to loot some people's shops who are not even in any way related...
Nigerians on Twitter have dug up a tweet from 2011, of DMW boss, Davido pleading with people to support Starboy Wizkid. Davido in the tweet was telling people that they can buy Wizkid’s album for as low as 150-200 naira on the streets. He also went ahead to ask people to retweet and support. “With 150-200 Naira, you can buy @wizkidayo’s album...
A heartbroken Nigerian lady has shared her chat with boyfriend who got her pregnant and offered her N55k to get rid of it. According to the leaked Whatsapp conversation, her boyfriend, Moses got her pregnant and refused to take responsibility. Despite several attempts to make him accept his unborn child, he denied the pregnancy and even offered her N55k to get...
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested ten suspects who took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to carry out wanten desctruction and looting of government and private properties in the state. Briefing newsmen on Friday, October 23, at the command Headquarters in Ikot Akpan Abia, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Amiegheme Andrew said that the Command also recovered...
A Nigerian has released a speech he believes should have been what the president should have delivered yesterday. A Nigerian man, Teejay Rover has expressed sadness over President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech yesterday as it failed to address main issues for which youths are protesting. In place of that, he has made available what he believes is the speech Buhari should have delivered. THE SPEECH...