Suspension Of WAEC Is Risky Says Atiku, Immigration Blocks 58 Nigerian Doctors From Flying To UK + Three Obas In Same State Die Within One Week

Good evening. Here are the top news stories for Friday, July 10, 2020

Suspension Of WAEC Is Risky Says Atiku

Supreme Court To Hear Atiku's Appeal August 20

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the suspension of the 2020 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) by the Federal Government.

Atiku’s reaction comes two days after the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu announced that no Unity Schools will participate in the scheduled WAEC exams…READ MORE>>>


Immigration Blocks 58 Nigerian Doctors From Flying To UK

Brain drain, burnout impede quality delivery of Nigerian doctors ...

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has refused to allow 58 Nigerian doctors from heading to the UK.

According to Sunday James, spokesman of immigration, the doctors had concluded plans to leave the country via a special flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos…READ MORE>>>


Three Obas Die Within One Week

Three Obas have died in Ogun State between Saturday, July 4 and Thursday, July 9.

The deceased traditional rulers are the Alakija of Ikija Orile Egba, Oba Shamusideen Ayorinde; the Olu of Oke-Odo Ilupeju, Oba Muftau Akindele and the Olu of Imasayi, Oba Olusola Gbadebo Oni…READ MORE>>>


Prophetess Sells Her Saliva To Members For N550k

Nigerian prophetess, Mary Olubori of Rock of Salvation Apostolic Church, ROSAC has come under fire for allegedly selling her saliva for £1000 (N550k) to her members.

According to numerous social media users, the renowned Prophetess despite the Covid-19 pandemic spits in water and serves out to her congregation for the sum of N550,000…READ MORE>>>


Nigeria Develops COVID-19 Testing Kit, To Be Available Soon

Nigeria has developed COVID-19 testing kit and it'll be commercially available - FG

The Federal Government on Thursday announced the indigenous development and validation of RNA-Swift, a test kit for the identification of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent for COVID-19.

According to the Ministry of Science and Technology, the development of the test kit was aimed at speeding up effective testing of Nigerians during the pandemic…READ MORE>>>


FBI Kidnapped My Client – Hushpuppi’s Lawyer

FBI kidnapped my client, the US had no authority to take him - Hushpuppi

Gal Pissetzky, lawyer to instagram celebrity Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi has continued his social media defence of the alleged fraudster, claiming he was ‘kidnapped’ by the FBI as no legal documents were made for his arrest and no extradition treaty exists between the US and the UAE where Hushpuppi was residing.

Hushpuppi was arrested in june in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by the Dubai Police and later handed over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States…READ MORE>>>


Tears Flow As Lagos Lawmaker, Buraimoh, Is Buried

Tunde Buraimoh

According to a report by The PUNCH, the remains of the late lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Tunde Buraimoh, was buried at the Ikoyi cemetery on Friday afternoon.

Braimoh, who died early Friday after a brief illness, was buried at the Ikoyi cemetery according to Islamic rites…READ MORE>>>