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The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Administration has inaugurated and activated mobile courts to try violators of the lockdown directives. These courts are located at Mpape, Dantata bridge Airport Road and AYA roundabout. According to a tweep, defaulting individuals if found guilty are fined and sentenced to community service for a period of 7 days. The fines are as follows; Tricycle- 7,000 Motorcycle- 7,000 Vehicle- 20,000 Truck- 50,000

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The Federal Capital Territory Minister, FCT, Abuja, Mallam Muhammad Bello has issued new directives to the FCT residents following observations from the previous weeks. In a statement put out by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, it showed that while the level of compliance within the Federal Capital City (FCC) has been satisfactory, the same cannot be said about the satellite town located at various area councils where the residents have largely ignored the lockdown directive. According to the statement, residents have used the excuse of going to the market to flout lockdown orders as well as traders who are selling…

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As a follow up on the open investigation by Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) against Med Contour, FCCPC has summoned Dr. Anu Fella a.k.a Dr Anu of Med Contour to attend the FCCPC’s public investigation meeting on “possible or potential violation of consumer/ patients right under the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPA) and Sundry Enactments/ Guidelines”. The public investigation according to the body will be held at the FCCPC office situated at N0. 18 Ilupeju Bypass, Ilupeju, Lagos state on Monday, May 4, 2020, by 10 am. FCCPC however stressed that the public investigation is subject…

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Azeez Fashola known as Naira Marley, a Nigerian singer and songwriter also known as the president of his fan base called ‘Marlians” seems not to be making headway among his fans anymore. The Agege-born singer became popular after releasing the single “Issa goal” featuring Olamide of YBNL nation and lil kesh of YAGI Records but after the release of the song “Am I a yahoo boy” featuring Zlatan, his name was on the lips of everyone because it was alleged that he publicly declared support for internet fraud. Overtime, the singer has been known to have a controversial career in…

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The FCT Minister has announced the discharge of additional 9 coronavirus patients the Federal Capital Territory after they tested negative. According to a tweet by the minister, out of the 9 newly discharged, 2 were treated at the National Hospital Isolation and treatment centre while the other 7 were treated at the UniAbuja Teaching Hospital Isolation Centre, Gwagwalada. This brings the total amount of discharged patients in the FCT to 20 while there are still other active cases.

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Cosmetic Surgery After a popular twitter user, Omotola Taiwo a.k.a Omohtee opened up about the pains and complications she has been going through after a cosmetic surgical procedure by Dr Anu of Med Contour Services; several other past clients have shared similar stories including bizarre scars these cosmetic surgical procedures have left them with. Just yesterday, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) put out an official statement that they are aware of the complains and dissatisfaction concerning the cosmetic surgical procedures carried out by Med Contour Services. According to the release, the allegations against Med Contour are that…

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Oyo state Governro, Seyi Makinde, has launched a drive-through and walk through testing centre at the Lekan Salami (Adamasingba) stadium, in the state. According to him, the plan is to test two thousand (2,000) citizens to determine the next course of action towards curtailing the spread of coronavirus. Health workers will be the first set of people to be tested at the centre and about two thousand (2,000) residents will be tested for a period of two weeks. Life Bank Nigeria, a medical organisation that ensures access to essential health care products to hospitals across Africa are collaborating with the…

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Mabel Makun, wife to popular Nigerian Stand-up comedian and movie producer AY took to upload a video of her body whilst boasting that no cosmetic surgeon can claim they have touched her body. According to her Instagram post, the reason she posted the video is because there has always been an ongoing talk about her body for years now. Mabel wrote she had to delete some of her pictures and videos couple of years back so some people would leave her body alone and be at peace with themselves. She described herself as a product of God’s handiwork, beautiful and…

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Popular Canadian, singer, composer and record producer Daystar Peterson, popularly known as Tory Lanez has been entertaining the world since the Coronavirus lockdown on his Instagram live video called “Quarantine Radio”. A program where he gets to entertain his fans and hosts lots of celebrities.  Just last night, he called out IK Ogbonna, a popular nollywood actor for always putting up the Nigerian Flag emoji in the comment section at every given minute. In the course of his IG live Quarantine Radio, he stopped to make a special announcement to IK Ogbonna saying “please stop posting the same f*****g flag,…

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Whilst the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has hinted about the possibility of getting vaccines for the for the novel coronavirus stressing that some clinical trials have shown promising results in laboratory studies.  The Director General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, however, stated that to obtain accurate results from these clinical trials will take time.  According to him, some trials have shown promising results in laboratory studies but have not yet been proven in humans. He said the best option for now is to avoid self-medication as it my mmay lead to complications and death. Dr. Ihekweazu, explained that…

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Nollywood actor, Mike Godson in his Instagram post, commended the aggressive measures put in place by both the Federal and State governments in Nigeria to ensure the safety of her citizens as well avoid the further spread of the coronavirus. In his post, he added that the hunger in the land has reached his house as his source of income has been placed on hold due to the pandemic and he just finished eating his last pot of soup. He added that if the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo’s house was situated in Lagos, he would have gone there not minding…

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Popular Nigerian dancer James Brown in a live video has complained that Davido blocked him on Instagram. James Brown who after the video of him saying “they didn’t caught me” went viral and is said to be allegedly gay in the live video professed his love for Davido and his music. He also mentioned that he has never insulted Davido before and he doesn’t know why he was blocked on Instagram. A follower on the IG live video, however, speculated in the comment section that Davido must have blocked him due to the rumours of him being gay and HG2filmworks…

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Former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named a member of the External Advisory Group by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva. The group consists of mainly high-level technocrats and policy experts with private sector experience from around the worls who are to serve as the IMF Chief’s special adviser that would provide insights to enhance the fund’s ability to serve its membership. The newly inaugurated External Advisory Group are to provide perspectives from around the globe on key developments and policy issues and these include response to the exceptional challenges the world now faces…

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Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar has finally posted a faceless picture of her baby on her Instagram page after much backlash from fans, followers and Nigerians generally. According to her Instagram post, the reason she did not post her baby’s picture initially was that he was born premature and has been in ICU since she birthed him but will be discharged today. She added that she could not show the world a fragile child, but she had to risk it all to take a picture of him for clarity sake. While praying for God to save her child, she concluded by…

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Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar who took to her Instagram page two days ago to announce the birth of her baby, has been called out over the photo she used. In a screenshot that was posted by an Instagram blogger Ijeomadaisy, it was revealed that while she shared the photo of the child as hers to her followers, the woman claimed she is the biological mother of the child sent her a private message calling her out for posting the picture she said are hers. Halima, however, revealed that she had her baby over a week ago and she googled baby…

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The once popular Nigerian reality Television series, Gulder Ultimate Search also known as GUS was created and sponsored by the Nigerian Breweries Plc to promote and support the Gulder Lager beer. The series is purely an indigenous content reality Television programme in Nigeria that has to do with the struggles of contestants against themselves in the wild/nature and their search to find a hidden treasure for one of them to emerge as the winner. Just yesterday, Gulder Lager beer announced on their social media pages the return of this show to our screens during this lockdown. The last time the…

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Since the outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria, it has been one story or the other about the measures taken by the Katsina State government to curb the spread of the virus. From the killings to the arrest of worshippers who burnt a police station over the suspension of Juma’at prayers to the death of a Medical Practitioner, all in Katsina State. A meeting was thereby held between the Katsina State Government, Religious leaders, Traditional rulers and security Agents to review the measures taken by the Government of Katsina State to curb the spread of the virus. The government has however…

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Since the proclamation of the lockdown, a lot has gone down in the social media space of Nigeria. So, if you are new to this article, here’s a link to Part 1 (attach link). #DontRushChallenge Don’t rush is a song by Young T and Bugsey feat. Headie one. It was released in November 2019. This song gained popularity over this period of the lockdown in Nigeria where social media influencers, youtubers, celebrities all took part in the challenge using the song which gave rise to the #DontRushChallenge. This challenge entails a before and after look using either a makeup brush…

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Davido’s Former Gateman Davido’s former Gateman, Father, a.k.a Fatherdmw is planning to one day take over the governorship seat on which Babajide Sanwo- Olu is currently sitting on in Lagos State. Father who has overnight turned to become an internet sensation with his recently acclaimed fame on Instagram while always being featured on Evia Apio, a.k.a evssofficial’s Instagram live videos due to his hilarious nature. Father even went ahead to shoot his shots at the upcoming British model on her Instagram live video. Father’s story has been one which has been attributed as “from grass to grace.” In an interview…

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After the president of the federal republic of Nigeria on the 29th of March, 2020 proclaimed a 14-day lockdown on the federal capital Territory and states like Ogun and Lagos, a few events ensued online and offline. Apart from the panic buying that started in these various locations in the evening of that proclamation till the next day, some Nigerians had to make proper use of the lockdown to ease of the panic and make themselves happy. Some of these online events includes; Things Associated with the Lockdown in Nigeria This Lockdown has given us the chance the view our…

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The Nigeria Centre for disease control (NCDC) has been conducting series of training for Nigerian doctors and Nigerian nurses in the country and this training has given rise to some nurses calling out the NCDC over unequal pay between Nurses and doctors. What is the Agreement Between NCDC and the Nurses? According to these nurses, NCDC is offering to pay nurses one hundred and forty thousand naira (140,000) as against the four hundred and forty thousand naira (440,000) they intend paying to doctors for a month and the doctors even refused the amount. They said despite their training and skills,…

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