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Monday, 3 August 2020

Nemesis as Police arrest soldiers and others for bullion van robbery in Ebonyi (PHOTOGRID)


Nigeria - Seven suspects including serving and dismissed soldiers have been arrested over the attack on a bullion van that lead to the death of four policemen in Ebonyi State.

JUST IN: ShopRite to exit Nigerian market after 15 years



South Africa’s grocery retailer ShopRite is leaving Africa’s biggest market, Nigeria, 15 years after it opened shop in the West African country.

Oh dear!!! Only 30 policemen are protecting 100 Katsina villages - Governor Masari



Nigeria - Governor Aminu Masari has decried the escalated killings by bandits and other criminal elements in Katsina State. 

#COVID19Nigeria: NCDC announces 221 new recoveries, 5 new fatalities and 304 new cases. See breakdown...


304 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 221 new recoveries and 5 new fatalities.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-81
FCT-39
Abia-31
Kaduna-24
Rivers-23


Sunday, 2 August 2020

Saturday, 1 August 2020

So Sad!!! After waiting for 18 years, woman dies three days after welcoming a set of twins (photos)


A Nigerian woman who was in search of a child for eighteen years has died three days after she welcomed a set of twins.

Donald Trump says he will ban TikTok in United States today


President Donald Trump has revealed plans to ban TikTok app in the United States through executive authority today.

Relief as Governors Fayemi and Umahi recover from COVID-19


Nigeria - Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says he has recovered from COVID-19 after spending 11 days in isolation.

#COVID19Nigeria: Total cases tops 43000 as NCDC announces 295 new recoveries, just 1 fatality and 462 new cases. See breakdown...


462 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 295 new recoveries and 1 fatality.

FCT-93
Lagos-78
Plateau-64
Kaduna-54
Oyo-47
Ondo-32
Adamawa-23


Friday, 31 July 2020

Explosion rocks Maiduguri on Sallah eve


Nigeria - Two bomb blasts were reportedly recorded in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state thursday July 30, on the eve of Sallah celebrations.

First dog to test positive for COVID-19 in the US has died


A German shepherd in New York that was the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a dog in the U.S. has died.

#COVID19Nigeria: Death toll rises by 5 as NCDC announces 481 new cases in 15 states and 266 new recoveries. See breakdown...


481 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 266 new recoveries and 5 new fatalities.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

FCT-96
Lagos-89
Plateau-68
Ogun-49
Edo-44
Rivers-43



Thursday, 30 July 2020

Confusion as two planes collide at Lagos International Airport


Nigeria - There was anxiety at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, after two airplanes collided on Wednesday.

President Trump ally who skipped mask tests positive for coronavirus


A Republican lawmaker who made a habit of walking around Congress without a mask tested positive for the novel coronavirus Wednesday as he prepared to leave for his native Texas with President Donald Trump.

#COVID19Nigeria: NCDC records 240 new recoveries, 5 new fatalities and 404 new cases. See breakdown...


404 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 240 new recoveries and 5 deaths.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-106
FCT-54
Rivers-48
Plateau-40
Edo-29
Enugu-21
Oyo-20


Wednesday, 29 July 2020

German Government says coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be widely available before mid-2021


Germany awarded three biotech companies grants to help them speed up the development of coronavirus vaccine candidates, but Research Minister Anja Karliczek said any vaccine was unlikely to be widely available before the middle of next year.

Nigerian Army cries out: We have limited manpower to tackle Southern Kaduna killings


Commander of operation safe haven in Kaduna, Chukwuemeka Okonkwo has disclosed that they have limited manpower to tackle Southern Kaduna killings. 

#COVID19Nigeria: NCDC announces 561 new recoveries, 8 new fatalities and 624 new cases. See breakdown...


624 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 561 new recoveries and 8 new deaths.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-212
Oyo-69
Niger-49
Kano-37
Osun-37
FCT-35
Plateau-34
Gombe-33
Edo-28
Enugu-28



Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Nigerian-trained Doctor who claimed chloroquine cures COVID-19 once blamed ‘spirit husbands’ for infertility


Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained doctor based in the United States, once claimed that gynecological issues like infertility, cyst are caused by “demonic spirits”.

#COVID19Nigeria: NCDC records all time high of 829 new recoveries and just 2 fatalities with 648 new cases. See breakdown...


648 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, a record 829 new recoveries and just 2 fatalities.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-180
Plateau-148
FCT-44
Ondo-42
Kwara-38
Rivers-32
Oyo-29
Kaduna-21
Osun-20


Monday, 27 July 2020

#COVID19Nigeria: Total confirmed cases exceed 40000 mark after announcement of 555 new cases in 18 states as new recoveries rise by a significant 426 with only 2 new fatalities. See breakdown...


555 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 426 new recoveries and 2 new deaths.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-156
Kano-65
Ogun-57
Plateau-54
Oyo-53
Benue-43
FCT-30


Alas!!! I won’t fold my arms any longer, I’ll reply every attack point to point - Magu


Nigeria - Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has stated that he will henceforth reply every attack launched against him. 

Sunday, 26 July 2020

BIOGRAPHY OF OUR GOSPEL MUSIC DIVA OF THE DAY FRANK EDWARDS (PERFORMANCES ATOP AND DOWN THE SITE ALL DAY)


Nigeria - Frank Ugochukwu Edwards (born July 22, 1989), simply known as Frank Edwards is a Nigerian contemporary Christian singer-songwriter and recording artist from Enugu, Enugu State. 


REVEALED!!! Two states without #COVID19 patient on admission in Nigeria



The Forefront has learned that as of Sunday, July 26, Sokoto and Kogi states have no COVID-19 patient on admission.

Nigeria records 438 new cases of #COVID19 in 24 states, 389 new recoveries and 11 new fatalities. See breakdown...


438 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 389 new recoveries and 11 new deaths.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-123
Kaduna-50
Rivers-40
Edo-37
Adamawa-25
Oyo-20


Saturday, 25 July 2020

Friday, 24 July 2020

JUST IN: Scare as occupants feared trapped in another Lagos collapsed storey-building.


Nigeria - Anxiety pervades the air at Ebute Metta area of Lagos as occupants are said to be trapped in a two-storey building which collapsed, The Cable reports.

Oh my word!!! Lottery operator commits suicide over winnings in Lagos


Nigeria - A lottery shop operator simply identified as Baba Pool, on Thursday, July 23, allegedly committed suicide inside his shop in Kayode Market, Abule Ijesha, in the Sabo area of Lagos State over his ''inability to pay the winnings of his customers.''

#COVID19: Arrests made in Liverpool, Leeds after fans gather to celebrate trophy lifts


A total of 13 arrests were made in Liverpool and Leeds as thousands of fans gathered outside stadiums on Wednesday night to celebrate their clubs’ title triumphs despite warnings to stay at home.

Despicable!!! Man, 32, arrested for raping 60-year-old woman in Niger state


Nigeria - Men of the Niger state police command have arrested a 32-year-old man, Sani Garba, for raping a 60-year-old woman.

US court reveals why Hushpuppi was denied bail


A United States Court sitting in Illinois, Chicago has shared its reason for denying Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi bail. 

#COVID19Nigeria: Significant daily fatality as death toll rises by 20 following NCDC's announcement of 604 new cases in 21 states and 246 new recoveries. See breakdown..


604 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 246 new recoveries, 20 new deaths.

Lagos-203
Oyo-87
FCT-79
Edo-41
Osun-35
Ogun-24
Rivers-22
Kaduna-22
Akwa Ibom-20



Thursday, 23 July 2020

Couple win battle to name their son 'Lucifer'


A New Zealand couple from Chesterfield, Derbyshire have won the battle to name their four-month-old son "Lucifer" after a registrar tried stopping them from choosing the name which is often used as a moniker for the Devil.

Jegede edges out Deputy Gov. Ajayi as he clinches PDP Guber ticket in Ondo


Nigeria - Eyitayo Jegede, a former commissioner for justice and attorney-general of Ondo state, has clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the October 10 election.

#COVID19Nigeria: Total cases closes in on 40000 mark with 543 new cases reported in 15 states, 138 new recoveries and 8 fatalities. See breakdown...


543 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria, 138 new recoveries, 8 new deaths.

Breakdown of new cases by state:

Lagos-180
FCT-86
Kaduna-56
Edo-47
Ondo-37
Kwara-35


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

15 Nigerian cultists arrested in Italy


About 15 Nigerians said to be members of the ‘Eiye’ confraternity have been arrested in a raid dubbed "Pesha", conducted by the Italian police on Tuesday, July 21. 

Ekiti State Governor Fayemi tests positive for #COVID19



Nigeria - Ekiti Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Global coronavirus cases exceed 15 million - report


Global coronavirus infections surged past 15 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic gathering pace even as countries remain divided in their response to the crisis.