If We Defeated Polio We Can Defeat Covid-19- Buhari Declares

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has called on Africa and Africa leaders to use the recent defeat of polio as a motivation to defeating the Coronavirus disease pandemic. The WHO yesterday announced that Nigeria and Africa was now free of the polio disease which has caused celebrating across the continent. The last case of wild […]

Nigeria Soon To be Off Wild Polio-Infested Nations

Nigeria Soon To be Off Wild Polio-Infested Nations   For all it may seem, the entire Africa is waiting for Nigeria to be off the list of nation infested with Polio, so as to he declared free from wild Polio by the Africa Regional Certification Commission.   The deadly disease which could lead to paralysis […]

Buhari Meets King of Saudi Arabia Over Oil Slump

Following the dwindling of oil price in recent times, the king of Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reached out to Buhari to discuss the state of global oil market. According to Saudi Press Agency, the discussions was had over the phone on Tuesday, 18th of August. The agency noted that the […]

Urgent Steps Will Be Taken- Geoffrey Onyeama Reacts

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has described the shutting down of shops belonging to Nigerians in Ghana as painful. You would recall that gistongist had earlier reported that Ghanaian authorities closed down shop belonging to Nigerians due to their ‘failure’ to pay the Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) registration fees. The requirement for […]

Custom Intercepts Goods Worth Billions

Contraband goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N10 billion have been intercepted by The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ revealed over the weekend. Usman Yahaya, who is The acting Customs Area Controller of the unit, revealed the seized goods contained 34 fairly used and new cars, and he said […]

Dubai Sends Aid Supplies to Nigeria and Sudan

The Prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has sent medical and food supplies to Nigeria. This information was revealed on Saturday in a tweet made by the government of Dubai media office. Al Maktoum ordered the shipment of the items to Nigeria as a way of showing support […]

Burna Boy: Twice As Tall Hits 5 million streams An Hour After Release

Nigerian Afro-Beat Singer and Star, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Rex AKA Burna Boy has release a new album, “Twice as Tall”  that has hit 5million stream within an hour of it’s release. The album was available for streaming in the early hours of Friday morning, 14th of August, 2020. The singer’s Twice as Tall Album recorded […]

Nigerian Court Convicts Pirates First Time Under New Maritime Law

A court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria has convicted its first set of pirates under a new maritime law. These men, three in number were fined by the court recently as they were among nine accused of hijacking the tanker MV Elobey VI off Equatorial Guinea in March and securing a $200,000 ransom for […]

Over 1.5 Million Students Set to Seat for WAEC

The head national officer of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan has announced that 1,549,731 candidates are set to sit for the upcoming West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Meanwhile, he also stated only 19,119 schools are available to write the exam across the country and the examination is set to hold […]

Human Trafficking: 138 Nigerian Women Discovered.

A Cartel responsible for human trafficking has been discovered by the Journalist International Forum for Migration. The cartel is said to be responsible for the trafficking of 138 Nigerian women to the middle East, Saudi Arabia to be precise. In a statement released by the forum, The JIFORM President, Ajibola Abayomi, stated that a company […]