#Covid-19: Emergency Committee On Disease Convene, Renowned Experts Call For More Research

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 2, 2020
The Emergency Committee on Covid-19 is calling on the World Health Organization to increase efforts towards identifying the animal origins of the Corona Virus as a key to understanding the transmission phase in humans. The Emergency Committee consists of independent international experts representing all regions, with a full range of relevant expertise, according to WHO […]

UN Expects Devastating Results For Covid-19 in Northeast Nigeria; Builds Shelters

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 1, 2020
The United Nations is gearing up for a potentially devastating Covid-19 outbreak in Northeast Nigeria, even as Covid-19 spreads rapidly throughout the country. Northeast Nigeria has been torn apart by Boko Haram in the past few years, and the UN has expressed concern of the location being unable to withstand the plunder of Covid-19. Renewed […]

Man O’War official murders colleague over N1,000 debt

by Seun Adeuyion February 8, 2020
Police in Ogun State have arrested a Man O’war volunteer, Toyeeb Daodu, for allegedly beating his colleague, Ibrahim Aliu, to death in Ope-Ilu, Ifo Local Government Area. Breaking Times learnt that the incident happened around 7pm on Thursday following an altercation between the duo over N1,000. Daodu, 19, had reportedly borrowed the sum from Aliu some […]

BREAKING: Armed soldiers arrest Daily Trust journalist

by Seun Adeuyion January 30, 2020
Armed soldiers from the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, on Thursday stormed the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Borno state and arrested one of the reporters of Daily Trust, Mr. Olatunji Omirin. The three soldiers, two in mufti and one in the Nigerian Army uniform armed with gun, arrested and handcuffed Omirin […]

Lagos State govt dismisses list of prohibited Okada routes, says no decision taken yet

by Seun Adeuyion January 22, 2020
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday insisted that it has not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly called Keke Marwa on some routes across the state. The government also dismissed the list of prohibited routes circulating on social media, describing it as “false and unofficial” and should […]

Plateau ex-commisioner’s daughter kidnapped

by Seun Adeuyion January 22, 2020
The PRO of the Plateau State Police Command, Mr Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in the state, Mr Peter Mwadkon a by gunmen. The gunmen attacked their family house in Kwata community in the Jos South Local Government Area of the state. Mathias said, […]