BREAKING: Two Dead As Prison Officials, Motorcyclists Clash In Ibadan

Two persons have been reportedly killed in a clash between officials of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) and commercial motorcyclists operating in Agodi-Gate area...

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Job Vacancy! Quantity Surveyor At Bizpool Africa

Bizpool Africa is an outsourcing agency which trains and creates career opportunities. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Quantity Surveyor Location: Abuja (FCT) Job Description We...

You Are A Disgrace – Nollywood Actress, Adesuwa Etomi Blasts Buhari’s...

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH NOVEMBER, 202P Popular Nollywood actress and wife of Banky W, Adesua Etomi-Wellington on Tuesday slammed...

Senate Approves Issuance Of N148BN Promissory Notes For 5 States

Approval The Senate has approved payment of N148,141,969,161.24 promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers States as refund...

Explosions Rock Bayelsa, Damage Crude, Gas Pipelines At Shell, Agip Oil...

Explosions have damaged oil and gas facilities belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC)...

PIB Passes 2nd Reading In The House Of Reps

Bill A Bill for an Act to provide for legal, governance, regulatory and fiscal framework for the Nigeria Petroleum Industry, development...

Champions League Fixtures: Date, Standings, Kick-off Time Of Match-day 4

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2020 Here are the Champions League match-day four fixtures, date, standings and kick-off time. The...

Job Vacancy! Finance Officer At Earth Blend

Earth-Blend is a leading company in the Healthy Food (Juice and Smoothies) industry based in Lagos state. With that said, we believe that the easiest...

Uganda Achieves UN Target In Efforts To End HIV/AIDS

Achievement, to end HIV/AIDS Uganda is among the 14 countries in the world that have achieved the United Nations Programme on...

Top Stories

Enugu: Missing Children Found Dead At Retired Officer’s Residence

Three of the five missing children at Ugwu Ogede, Itchi, in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State have been found lifeless in...

How ASUU Strike Has Affected Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government is at its best to placing an end to the ongoing strike embarked...

Recession: Osinbajo’s Aide Optimistic About Recovery

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Nigerian economy is on its path to recovery. Laolu Akande said this...

Northern Elders Forum Tackle Buhari Over Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Northern Elders Forum in a meeting express dissatisfaction in the President Buhari-led administration over the slow pace of work on the dreaded Abuja-Kaduna...

US Election Updates

Biden To Announce First Cabinet Appointments Nov. 24

NOVEMBER 22, 2020  US President-elect Joe Biden will on Tuesday name the first picks to be part of his administration, his chief of staff said...

Nevada Judge Denies Request To Halt State Certification Of Election Results

Nevada district judge A Nevada district judge on Friday denied a request brought by a conservative activist to halt the certification...

Twitter To Hand @POTUS Account To Biden On Inauguration Day

Twitter has announced it will hand over the presidential @POTUS account to Joe Biden when he is sworn in on inauguration day, even if...

Georgia Recount Confirms Biden’s Victory

... no widespread fraud after statewide audit. Georgia has finished its statewide audit of the razor-thin presidential race, confirming that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President...

Pelosi Nominated Speaker Of The House For 117th Congress

NOVEMBER 18, 2020 US Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday chose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 80, to lead the party into the Joe Biden era and preside...

News

Explosions Rock Bayelsa, Damage Crude, Gas Pipelines At Shell, Agip Oil Fields

Explosions have damaged oil and gas facilities belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC)...

Job Vacancy! Finance Officer At Earth Blend

Earth-Blend is a leading company in the Healthy Food (Juice and Smoothies) industry based in Lagos state. With that said, we believe that the easiest...

Assembly Urges Ogun Water Corporation To Ensure Adequate Water Supply

Ogun Water Corporation The Ogun House of Assembly has urged the State Water Corporation to resuscitate water station at Imasai –...

Job Vacancy! Sales Representative (Anambra) At BIC Nigeria

BIC® products are known and appreciated all over the world for their quality, their affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter,...

16 Police Officers Killed During #EndSARS Protests Get Posthumous Promotion

The Nigeria police force says it has promoted 16 officers who lost their lives during the #EndSARS crisis. Nigerians had taken to the streets in...

Politics

Senate Approves Issuance Of N148BN Promissory Notes For 5 States

Approval The Senate has approved payment of N148,141,969,161.24 promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers States as refund...

PIB Passes 2nd Reading In The House Of Reps

Bill A Bill for an Act to provide for legal, governance, regulatory and fiscal framework for the Nigeria Petroleum Industry, development...

Senate To Examine Buhari’s Nominees For FCCPC Tribunal

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH November, 2020 The Senate on Tuesday took action on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for confirmation...

Gombe State House Of Assembly Impeaches Speaker

The Gombe State House of Assembly, on Tuesday morning elected as its Speaker, Abubakar Mohammed following the impeachment of Abubakar Sadiq. Chief Whip of the...

Saraki Chairs PDP’s National Reconciliation Committee

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) new six-man committee on National Reconciliation, the party has announced. This...

Business & Economy

Nigeria Spends $500m Annually On Importation Of Palm Oil – FG

Government officials on Thursday disclosed that Nigeria was spending about $500m annually on importing palm. Officials from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,...

Banks Offer Youths N2b Agric Loan At 5% Interest

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered commercial banks to give up to N2 billion maximum loan to youths interested in going into agriculture. The...

Dangote Emerges Most Valuable Brand For 2020

For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged the Most Valuable Brand in Nigeria, the outcome of the 2020 edition of...

Petrol Pump Price: ‘Slight Increase’ Is Due To Demand And Supply – NNPC

NOVEMBER 14, 2020 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Friday, said the “slight increase” in the ex-coastal price and ex-depot price of Premium Motor...

Sports

Job Vacancy! Quantity Surveyor At Bizpool Africa

Bizpool Africa is an outsourcing agency which trains and creates career opportunities. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Quantity Surveyor Location: Abuja (FCT) Job Description We...

You Are A Disgrace – Nollywood Actress, Adesuwa Etomi Blasts Buhari’s Aide, Onochie

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH NOVEMBER, 202P Popular Nollywood actress and wife of Banky W, Adesua Etomi-Wellington on Tuesday slammed...

Senate Approves Issuance Of N148BN Promissory Notes For 5 States

Approval The Senate has approved payment of N148,141,969,161.24 promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers States as refund...

Explosions Rock Bayelsa, Damage Crude, Gas Pipelines At Shell, Agip Oil...

Explosions have damaged oil and gas facilities belonging to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC)...

PIB Passes 2nd Reading In The House Of Reps

Bill A Bill for an Act to provide for legal, governance, regulatory and fiscal framework for the Nigeria Petroleum Industry, development...

Entertainment

You Are A Disgrace – Nollywood Actress, Adesuwa Etomi Blasts Buhari’s Aide, Onochie

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH NOVEMBER, 202P Popular Nollywood actress and wife of Banky W, Adesua Etomi-Wellington on Tuesday slammed...

Video: Popular Comedian, Woli Agba Presents One Car Each To His Crew Members

EKOHOTBLOG, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2020 Popular comic relief content creator, Ayobami Ajewole, better known as Woli Agba has blessed three of his crew members...

Don Jazzy Set To Celebrate With 20 Fans On His Birthday...

EKOHOTBLOG, 23RD NOVEMBER, 2020 Popular music producer, Don Jazzy has promised to celebrate his 38th birthday coming...

Davido’s 30BG Crew Are Threatening Wizkid’s Associates – Kemi Olunloyo Warns

EKOHOTBLOG, 23RD NOVEMBER, 2020 Controversial investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo has disclosed that the two big artists, Wizkid...

Uchemba Criticized By Traditionalists For Not Drinking The Palm Wine His...

EKOHOTBLOG, 23RD NOVEMBER, 2020 Actor, Williams Uchemba has come under criticism by some traditionalists after he poured away...

Women Empowerment

FG Empowers 80 Ekiti Women Agri-Preneurs With N1.6m Grant

Grant No fewer than 80 women agri-preneurs in Ekiti have benefited from a N1.6 million grant provided under the Federal Government’s...

Expert Tasks FG On Technology Hubs

Technology, Hubs Mr Yemi Odutola, Head, Communications, Women Technology Empowerment Centre (WTEC) has urged Federal Government to formulate laws and policies that would boost...

Opinion: Kamala Harris: It Was All for Her and Many Others

Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated for President of the United States of America when she won her Democratic Party ticket in 2016...

Opinion: Sinach: A Woman Out of Africa

The world discovered the worship song, “Way Maker” during the quarantine pandemic and it became a global hit because it brought succor to people...

Epe News

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Set To Flag Off Road Reconstruction in Epe

By Babatinde Kaka and Zainab Olanrewaju Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Set To Flag Off Road Reconstruction in Epe. Hon. Wale Raji disclosed this to residents of Epe. Epe...

Welfare Of Old People, Traders in Epe Paramount To Me – Hon. Wale Raji

By Babatunde Kaka and Zainab Olanrewaju Hon. Wale Raji restates plans to help old people, petty traders and financially dependent people in Epe. He made the...

Unemployment: Stakeholders In Epe Call For Drastic Action From Govt, Proffer Solutions

Stakeholders in the educational sectors and other aspect of the economy have raised alarm over Nigeria surging unemployment rate amid restless teeming youth. The stakeholders...

Hon. Wale Raji Moves To Strengthen Education In Epe, Begins Building Of Classroom

Babatunde Kaka and Zainab Olanrewaju In Epe, Hon. Wale Raji Begins Construction Of New Classes The construction was flagged off on Monday, November 10 The...

Editorials

How Americans Choose Candidates In Their Elections

By Grace Ihesiulo Elections in the United States are held for government officials at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, the nation's head of state, the president, is elected indirectly by the people of each state,...

Eko News

LASG To Auction Vehicles Seized Over Traffic Violation

The Lagos State Government through its Task Force on the Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) has put up for sale vehicles seized from traffic...

Fashola To Contractors: Make Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Motorable, Safe During Festive Season

EKOHOTBLOG, 23RD NOVEMBER, 2020 The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday said the Federal...

Winners Emerge At 2020 Lagos Women Run [PHOTOS]

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 Patience Dalyon, from Plateau State, has emerged the winner of the Y2020 Lagos Women Run, tagged ‘Run Anywhere, Everywhere’, while Awawu Haruna...

CIPM Admits 159 Lagos Sponsored Admin, Human Resource Officers

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management has admitted 159 employees of the Lagos State Government in the Administration and Human Resource Cadre...

Metro

50-Year-Old Man Defiles 6-Year-Old Girl In Kaduna

A 50-year-old man has allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl (name withheld) at Hanyi Danmani in Kaduna South local government area of Kaduna State. Hanyi Danmani...

Gov. Bello Lauds NGO’s Donation Of N107.9m Food, Medical Items

Donation Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has lauded the Victims Support Fund (VSF) Task Force on COVID-19 over the donation of...

Boko Haram Terrorists Kill 5 Soldiers, 1 CJTF Operative In Borno

... the exchange of fire lasted for about an hour Five soldiers and a Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) were killed on Sunday in an...

International

Uganda Achieves UN Target In Efforts To End HIV/AIDS

Achievement, to end HIV/AIDS Uganda is among the 14 countries in the world that have achieved the United Nations Programme on...

US ELECTION 2020: Trump’s Camp In Disarray As Legal Team Disagree

EKOHOTBLOG, 25TH NOVEMBER, 2020 President Donald Trump’s legal team has distanced themselves from conservative lawyer, Sidney Powell. Powell,...

Trump Accepts Transition To Biden Must Begin

Donald Trump has accepted that a formal transition can begin for US President-elect Joe Biden to take office The president said...

Counting Underway After Burkina Faso General Elections

Burkina Faso generalElections Counting is continuing in Burkina Faso after Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections. The compilation of the results is being...

China Removes All Remaining Counties From Poverty List

Poverty List China  Reports reaching Ekohotblog states that China has achieved the feat of removing all remaining counties from the country’s...

Gossip

Kemi Olunloyo: See Why ‘Aunty Kemi’ Is Trending On Twitter

Kemi Olunloyo is trending on twitter as ‘Aunty Kemi’ Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo as seen in a viral video was in a serious argument...

Customer Crys For Help, Reveals How UBA Allegedly Defrauded Her Husband

Customer of the United Bank of Africa (UBA) cries out for help after funds were moved without her authorization. According to her, a sum of...

Ultimate Love: Arnold Breaks Silence On Bolanle’s Theft Accusation

Ultimate love guest, Henry Arnold has finally reacted to the theft allegation by his love pad partner Bolanle Babalola. According to reports, the Ultimate Love...