Health

BREAKING: Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died. It was learned he died on Wednesday evening after falling critical ill at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. “Yes, he is dead. May his soul rest in peace,” an...

Top Black Billionaires in 2021

Black billionaires make up fewer than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?In this graphic, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.Black Billionaires, RankedThe data is...

APAPA GRIDLOCK: LAGOS GOVT, NPA TALK TOUGH, TO IMPOUND TRUCKS PARKING ON HIGHWAYS

 Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) with Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a courtesy visit at Lagos House, Alausa, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Lagos State Government and the leadership of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) have recorded a major progress in an effort to proffer lasting solution to the...

Àpá mi – My Scar

A True life story My name is Oladimeji and I am 32 years old. This is the story of my Àpá. Àpá means scar I finished my NYSC in 2016 and immediately, I got a job with one of the banks in Nigeria and my branch is in Ogba, Lagos State. I was barely 9 months...

BREAKING: Nigeria Announces Second Corona-virus Case

Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, has confirmed that Nigeria has recorded a second case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Dr Ehanire confirmed this on Monday at a press conference in Benin, Edo State capital. The victim, he said, had contact with the Italian who was the first index case of coronavirus in Nigeria during his visit...

Suffering a stroke taught me life lesson –Bongos Ikwue

Without any warning, you left the music scene for construction business even before you became old, why? I don’t know if the question is correct for I have always done something alongside music. Years ago I had my music centre at Fadeyi, along Ikorodu Road in Lagos. While I was doing music, I had my...

Coronavirus: Cases of Second Time Infection Confirmed as Death Toll Rises

A number of countries including China and Japan have confirmed cases of second time Corona Virus infection. The Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak which started from China is now reported to have killed at least 3,000 people globally. As of Monday, almost 90,000 confirmed cases with the numbers outside China growing faster than inside China. As the disease pattern...

Veteran Actor, Pa Kasumu Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He was 66. The actor died on Sunday afternoon. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a lifeline for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. Pa...

CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, called for calm among residents of the state following the detection of the first case of Coronavirus brought in by an Italian. Obasa said the need by Lagos residents not to panic over the incident stems from the fact that the state...

Lagos Records First Case Of Corona-virus In Nigeria

The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), incidentally the first in Nigeria and in West Africa since the outbreak in China in January 2020. This was contained in a statement released Friday morning by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi. It is the...