Tag: NCDC

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 7, 2020

Naira Marley prosecuted over Abuja concert; pleads guilty | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, commonly known as Naira Marley has been arraigned by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 gives reasons for recent low numbers of confirmed cases | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Presidential Taskforce on the coronavirus pandemic has given reasons why low numbers of confirmed cases have been recorded in ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 5, 2020

Marketers push for hike as petrol sell for N150 per litre | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol may sell for N150 per litre in August as marketers are pushing for an upward review. This ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 3, 2020

Lagos shuts Eti-Osa, Agidingbi Isolation Centres | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre and the Agidingbi Isolation Centre would be closed down. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 29, 2020

Mamman Daura calls for an end to rotational Presidency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Mamman Daura, nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, has called for a jettisoning of zoning and power rotation among the regions ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 23, 2020

President Buhari departs for Mali; first foreign trip since the pandemic | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is to embark on a one-day visit to Bamako, the Republic of Mali on Thursday for a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 22, 2020

Third Mainland Bridge to be shut down on Friday – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has announced that there will be a partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, from ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 21, 2020

Buhari’s ally and confidant, Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Founding Managing Director of New Africa Holdings (publishers of the defunct Democrat newspapers), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 16, 2020

Southwest States consider reopening schools for 2019/2020 WAEC exams | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Southwest States consider reopening schools for 2019/2020 WAEC examinations Six states of the Southwest including, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 13, 2020

Lagos Doctors begin warning strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Amidst a pandemic, the Medical Guild, an Association of Medical Doctors under the employment of the Lagos State Government, is ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 10, 2020

Psychological fantasy movie ‘Sylvia’ is finally coming to Netflix l 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Psychological fantasy movie Sylvia is finally coming to Netflix and it’s long overdue. With the high flux of Nollywood titles ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2020

Obaseki emerges as Edo PDP guber candidate | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the September 19 ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2020

Resident doctors are suspending their nationwide strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The National Association of Resident Doctors has announced the suspension of the nationwide strike with effect from today. The strike ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2020

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix, and joins the streamer’s massively expanding catalogue of Nollywood titles. Directed by Oluseyi Asurf ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2020

Burna Boy and Rema nominated for 2020 BET Awards | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

BET has announced nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary. The awards celebrate the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 5, 2020

FG gives marketers freedom to fix petrol price | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, has removed the cap on the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna, has left 9 people ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2020

Domestic flights might resume June 21 – FG | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Federal Government yesterday said the ban placed on domestic flights may be lifted by June 21. Dr. Sani Aliyu, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Odion Ighalo to stay at Manchester United till January | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Odion Ighalo will remain at Manchester United and this was decided by Shanghai Shenhua, after it was revealed that Chinese ...

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Bernard DayoMay 28, 2020

John Boyega is demanding better respect for black people | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

John Boyega has reacted to the racist lynching of an African African man George Floyd by white policemen in a ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 26, 2020

Nigerians take to Twitter, demand from NCDC answers to COVID-19 puzzles

The Coronavirus by now is something the whole world is familiar with, and whether or not one has had a ...

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Michael IsaacMay 26, 2020

#StopCovidLies: Here’s why Nigerians think they’re being lied to

From the day the first case of the coronavirus was announced in Nigeria, there have been many who are of ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

INEC approves e-voting as from 2021 | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

INEC has said that Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) will be used for future elections in the country beginning from 2021, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Gernot Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed he has agreed on a new two-and-half-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria is heading towards recession | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, has said that the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices are set to force Nigeria’s ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2020

Is Osas Ighodaro starring in the Rattlesnake remake? | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Osas Ighodaro might be starring in the remake of the 1994 action classic Rattlesnake. The actress posted a cryptic image ...

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Michael IsaacMay 19, 2020

All there’s to know about NCDC, Nigerians, and #EndCovidScamNow currently trending

Nigerians on Twitter have called out the NCDC over the ever-rising figures on the COVID-19 ‘confirmed cases’ in Nigeria. In ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 19, 2020

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is celebrating 25 years in Nollywood | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is celebrating 25 years in Nollywood. With the current pandemic we are all immersed in, it just occurred ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2020

President Buhari to address the nation today | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

President Buhari is expected to address the nation in a broadcast today, as the first phase of the gradual easing ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2020

DJ Cuppy wants to use her platform to help upcoming artistes | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

DJ Cuppy has had an epiphany – she intends to use her platform to help upcoming artistes in the industry. ...

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