Category Archives: African News

684 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

684 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, June 26, 2020.   According to a breakdown by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 259 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, Oyo-76 Katsina-69 Delta-66 Rivers-46 Ogun-23 Edo-22 Osun-22 Ebonyi-21 FCT-20 Kaduna-16 Ondo-10 Imo-9 Abia-9 Gombe-5 Plateau-4 Bauchi-4 Ekiti-2 Anambra-1.     In total, Nigeria has now recorded 23,298 cases of COVID-19. 8,253 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centres across the […]

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Gay means God adores you- Homosexual Nigerian clergyman, Jide Macaulay says

Popular Nigerian gay clergyman, Jide Macaulay, says the true meaning of gay as he has come to understand, is ”God Adores You, God Accepts You, God Annoints You and God Assured You ”   Jide Macaulay said this in a fresh interview with The Huffington Post. ”Over the years, Gay has become powerful for me and as a person of faith, I believe that Gay means God Accepts You, God Adores You, God Annoints You and God Assured […]

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Union Bank Customers Win N40 Million in the Union Korrect Draw!

The fact that the Coronavirus pandemic continues to decimate many Economies around the World has not stopped Union Bank from once again delivering on its promise to reward customers who save diligently with the UnionKorrect range of accounts. A total of 345 Union Bank customers were awarded cash prizes totaling N40million in a transparent, automated online draw which held on Wednesday, June 24, duly supervised by the Nigerian Lottery Board and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC). The UnionKorrect savings […]

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‘114-year-old’ man recovers from Coronavirus in Ethiopia

What an amazing story! A man believed to be 114-year-old has recovered from Coronavirus in Ethiopia. Despite the fact that there are doubts as to the authenticity of his family’s claims it is believed he is definitely over 100 years old. Aba Tilahun Woldemichael’s family says he is 114, but there is no birth certificate to confirm his age. Dr. Hiluf Abate at Yeka Kotebe hospital who treated Aba told the BBC’s News day programme that he […]

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72 Health workers test positive for Coronavirus in Enugu, Nigeria

The Enugu State Ministry of Health in Nigeria has said that 72 health care workers in the state have tested positive to COVID-19. This comes as there is global concern about the apparent lack of significant testing facilities in Africa’s most populous Nation. The state Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, disclosed this in a statement released today June 26. He said the 72 infected health workers were among a total of 202 that have tested positive […]

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After N2bn donation, Aliko Dangote Foundation Engages 54gene Laboratory to Conduct 1,000 COVID-19 Test per Day in Kano

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), a philanthropic endeavor of Aliko Dangote,  has contracted 54Gene, a molecular diagnostics company specialized in research, and diagnostics, to immediately set up a 400 test/day capacity laboratory in Kano State. 54Gene is accredited by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and has already set up labs in Lagos and in Ogun States. The lab, which was inaugurated yesterday – May 3rd in Kano, will start with a testing capacity of 400 […]

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Busola Dakolo alleges plot to silence her rape case against Fatoyinbo June 5, 2020 by Jayne Augoye

Busola Dakolo, the wife of the musician, Timi Dakolo, has said there is “pressure to bury” her rape case against the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo. Mrs Dakolo took Mr Fatoyinbo to an FCT High Court for allegedly raping her on different occasions before she turned 18 about 20 years ago. The allegation went viral on social media, with some saying it had triggered Nigeria’s #MeToo moment. Mrs Dakolo, who gave the update on […]

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MTN Nigeria goes Platinum! … earns highest level, Investors in People (IIP) Accreditation

LAGOS, NIGERIA: It’s official. MTN is one of the best places to work in Nigeria! MTN Nigeria Communications Plc, today announced that following an in-depth assessment of the organization, it has achieved the Investors in People (IIP) Platinum accreditation. Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, […]

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Toke Makinwa Net Worth And Biography by Chinwe Esther

Toke Makinwa is one of the most popular and most sought after TV host in Nigeria. A Radio personality, Society lady, and Vlogger. She started her career as On-Air Personality in 2010 with a late night radio show, “Rhythms of the Night” on Rhythm 93.7FM. As one of the most popular TV host and Radio personality in Nigeria, she make so much money from her job as well as from her YouTube channels. Here we take a […]

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St.Louis rapper, Huey shot and killed at 31

American rapper, Huey, is dead. The St.Louis hip pop star, best known for his classic single “Pop Lock & Drop It”, was shot and killed on Thursday night. He was 31-years-old.   The incident occurred just before 11:00 p.m. in front of a home in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in his hometown of Kinloch.   According to police, Huey whose real name is Lawrence Franks arrived at a local hospital […]

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