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BREAKING: Nigerian Writer Returns 2017 Award And Cash Prize Back To Brittle Paper

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
Following his termination of duty, Popular journalist , writer and deputy editor of brittle Paper Otosirieze Obi -Young has returned the 2017 literary award and cash prize back to the Brittle a website for news publications, events and lifestyle for their failure to hold out during the Bello El-Rufai’s saga. Otosirieze in a statement released yesterday said […]

#COVID19: NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu Re-Emphasizes The Goals Of The Lockdown Order

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
Dr. Choker Ihekweazu, The Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has appealed to residents of Lagos, FCT and Ogun to be patient as the lockdown order over the the COVID-19 outbreak is being enforced.  In an interview on Thursday, April 16, The Director-General said the objective of the lockdown is not to end the […]

#COVID19: Over 16,744 Persons Receive N20,000 FG’s Cash Transfer In Kaduna

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
Over 16,744 poor households in Kaduna have received 20,000 Naira each, in the ongoing implementation of the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme in the state. In a bid to cushion the effect the COVID-19 Pandemic has had on the state the Federal Government has released the sum of N446.5 Million to 22,380 vulnerable households […]

#COVID19: Only Nigerians With Less Than 5,000 Naira In Their Bank Accounts Will Receive Palliative— FG

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq announced that Nigerians with more than 5,000 Naira in their bank accounts will not receive palliative from the Federal Government. She made this known while addressing correspondents after a closed-door with the President. She also disclosed that the state Government will be involved in […]

#COVID19: Nigeria Security Forces Have Killed 18 So Far Amid Pandemic Lockdown — NHRC

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
In a bid to contain the COVID-19 Paandemic, Africa’s most populous nation has imposed a total lockdown in it’s manor cities; Lagos and the (FCT) Federal Capital Territory, Abuja While setting restrictions in other Regions. According to (NCDC) Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Nigeria has a case of 407 infected persons, with 128 discharged so […]

Rihanna, Jay-Z, Jack Dorsey To Co-Fund $6 Million In #COVID19 Relief Grants

by Jacinta Iroroon April 16, 2020
Rihanna, Jay-Z, and Jack Dorsey through their Foundations; The Clara Lionel Foundation, #Startssmall, Shawn Carter Foundation respectively, are giving out $6 Million in COVID-19 relief fund to the United States and across the globe. The announcement was made today, April 16, totalling the latest funds to over $6.2 Million. According to the announcement the funds […]