£20,000 Statue Of Jesus Stolen In UK

Thieves have allegedly stolen a six-foot bronze crucifix from a church remembrance garden in Newcastle, United Kingdom. The crucifix, which included a sculpture of Jesus Christ, was swiped from the All Saints Church in Gosforth, overnight Wednesday. The Crucifix is reportedly worth an estimated £20,000 and police have now launched an investigation to try and […]

Another Nigerian Student Found Dead In UK

Another Nigerian student, Olisa Odukwe, has been found dead in the United Kingdom (UK). The twenty-year-old Odukwe was last seen at his home in Redland at 7am on Saturday. Odukwe was found dead by the police after he was declared missing on Saturday. Gistongist has gathered that the police divers searching for the Bristol University […]

Education sector: Nigerian teenager gets 19 American scholarships

A Nigerian teenager, Victory Yinka-Banjo has received 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities across the United States and Canada. According to admission documents and estimates of financial aid awards, Victory Yinka-Banjo who is a 17-year-old high school graduate, was offered more than $5 million dollars’ worth of scholarship money for an undergraduate program of study, […]

Lai Mohammed Slams UK For Granting Asylum To IPOB, MASSOB

Nigerian government has condemned the decision of the United Kingdom to grant asylum to alleged persecuted members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. Gistongist gathered that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, called it a disrespect to Nigeria, sabotage on the fight […]

National Lockdown Loom As PTF Discovers 13 UK COVID-19 Variants In Nigeria

Gistongist reports that the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Monday, disclosed that 13 cases of the United Kingdom strain of the virus known as B117 have so far been detected in Nigeria.   This online news platform understands that the chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the weekly press briefing […]

See Full List of Countries On UK Quarantine ‘Red List’

UK has released a new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus from spreading further.   Travellers from the destinations on the red list will have to quarantine for 10 days in Government sanctioned hotels, or other suitable accommodation.   Foreign citizens in the red-list countries are already […]

Britain’s Imams Spread Word Of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Imams across Britain are helping a drive to dispel coronavirus disinformation, using Friday sermons and their influential standing within Muslim communities to argue that Covid-19 vaccines are safe. Qari Asim, chairman of the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board (MINAB) which is leading a campaign to reassure its faithful, is among those publically advocating that […]

Omotola: Alleged International Affair Of Husband Surfaces Online

A chat allegedly between Captain Matthew Ekeinde, husband of popular actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and his side chick has surfaced online. The chat shared by blogger, Gistlovers, showed the duo gushing over themselves and exposing their plans to spoil themselves during their next reunion. In the chat, the alleged side chick asked if Captain’s wife, […]

UK Coronavirus Variant Detected In 60 Countries – WHO

The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago. With the global death toll now well past two million, and new variants of the virus causing deep concern, countries across the world are grappling with how to slow infections until […]

UK COVID-19 Strain Found In Russia

Moscow on Sunday confirmed its first case of the new UK coronavirus strain, despite an earlier decision by officials to suspend flights from Britain to stop the mutation reaching Russia. One person returning to Russia from the UK was found to have been infected with the new strain, the head of Russia’s health regulator Rospotrebnadzor […]