A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor has died from Coronavirus barely a week after contracting the disease he claimed he could cure. The Pastor who was also a presidential candidate in the country's last presidential election had laid hands and prayed for the healing of some Coronavirus patients who turned up at the premises of his Kingship International Ministries Church.
May 20, 2020
Popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Taofeeq Akeubagold shares photos of his worker who allegedly masterminded the kidnap of his twins
Popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Taofeeq Akeubagold has called out one of his workers who allegedly masterminded the kidnap of his twins. Akeubagold shared photos of the suspect, identified his as Opeyemi Ibraheem Agbenuso Odo. According to the Islamic cleric, Opeyemi manages the social media aspect of his Ramadan lecture and was picked to attend the 2020 Hajj.
Kings and Queens should stay off social media - BBA star, Tayo Faniran reacts to Ooni of Ife's wife's statement on her alleged marriage crash
Big Brother Africa star, Tayo Faniran has reacted to the Ooni of Ife's wife, Olori Prophetess Naomi's statement on her alleged marriage crash. According to Tayo Faniran, the presence of royalties on social media is weakening the respect people have for the crown. He also wondered when it became normal for a King or Queen to be explaining their actions to a commoner.
Olori Prophetess Naomi has shut down rumours her marriage to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has packed up. There have been reports online that she has packed out of the monarch's house following some marital crisis. On Monday evening, she took to her IG page to set the record straight.
A yet-to-be-identified man on Tuesday evening broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was located in his Ile Oodua’s palace in Ile Ife. According to sources, several gunshots were heard around the palace and one man was said to have been arrested in connection with the incident.
May 18, 2020
Did the Igbos put guns on anybody's head before buying up Alaba, Ajegunle, isolo and Oshodi in Lagos? Did they use juju before the Ibadan surrendered Iwo Road to them?
And what were we looking at before the Igbos took over Isida and Adeti in Ilesa ?
Nigerian wife cries and begs her husband to ''come back'' as his body is bundled after dying from Coronavirus in Brazil (video)
A heartbreaking video shows the moment a bereaved Nigerian wife, whose husband just died of Coronavirus, cried and begged him to wake up as his body was bundled away for burial. It was reported earlier this week that Babafemi Adebayo, a Nigerian citizen who lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has died from complications related to #Covid19 after a nearly thirteen days battle with the virus.
Press Statement from the Oba of Itori reacting to a recent story about him online...
It has become imperative to set the record straight on the jungle justice and deliberate character assassination of our revered Royal father, His Royal Majesty, Kabiyesi Oba Abdul Fatai Akorede Akamo the Olu Itori of Eba Land by some persons hiding under the guise of clandestine human right activism in foreign lands and on social media.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbihas expressed excitement at the news of the approval for a college of education in Iwo. The college of education which was approved by the Federal Government will be located in Iwo Local Government. Seeing the approval as a gift for himself, the Oluwo of Iwo took to social media to show how gladdened he is by the news.
Following the kidnap and release of Akewugbagold’s twins, Seven suspected kidnappers identified as RILDWAN TAIWO, RAFIU MUTIU, OLUMIDE AJALA, FATAI AKANJI, RAFIU MODINAT, BASHIRU MOHAMMED and OPEYEMI OYELEYE have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command on Monday. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Shina Olukolu, the suspected kidnappers were arrested in connection with the kidnap. Exhibits recovered from the suspects included, one locally made cut to size single barrel gun, eight live cartridges, one Nissan MICRA Car with REG NO. JJJ 703 BJ.
Update: Court awards N10m to man who sued DSS and Buhari's daughter, Hanan, after he was illegally detained for buying sim card previously used by her
A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta state, has awarded the sum of N10m to a businessman, Anthony Okolie who was allegedly detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) for using a sim card previously used by President Buhari's daughter, Hanan Buhari. Recall that on July 19, 2019, Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman was arrested by the DSS and detained for using a telephone line that was previously owned by Hanan. According to Okolie, he remained in custody, bound by handcuffs till September 22, 2019- a period of 10 weeks, without any charge as the DSS waited for Hanan who was schooling in the UK as at the time.
The Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday, May 14 said that the 15-member Chinese doctors who are still in the country are not guests of the Nigerian government. Speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, Ehanire disclosed that the Chinese medics are a staff of the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). He further revealed that they are in Nigeria on a Company visa.
"Don't involve pastor. Involve family and police" Victoria Inyama advices victims of domestic abuse as she shares more personal details about her marriage
Victoria Inyama has given more details about her marriage to her estranged husband while advising victims of domestic abuse. The former Nollywood actress who is now living in the UK, told of how she endured physical and emotional abuse for years "because of fear, culture, and religion".She told of how her pastor begged her to never call the police on her estranged husband, Godwin Okri, who she says was abusive.
The Republic of Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay 170,000 Euros (78,200,000 Naira) for the COVID-19 drugs sent to the Federal Government. The quantity of the consignment sent to Nigeria through Guinea Bissau could not be ascertained. However, according to The Nation, the cost for the quantity sent is 78,200,000 Naira. Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja on Saturday, brought the drugs allocated to Nigeria by Madagascar.
President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the Madagascar native formulation against the Coronavirus. At an audience meeting with President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine shared to African nations by Madagascar, President Buhari said his position on herbal or traditional medicinal postulates had remained the same.
Nigerian couple bags 19 years in jail for sexually and physically abusing a girl and a boy in the U.K
A Nigerian couple living in Rochdale, U.K., has been jailed for a string of child abuse and sexual assault. Shola Ogundare, a 49-year-old male, has been jailed for 15 years after appearing at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday, May 15, whilst Olwafunmilayo Emmanuel, 35, has been jailed for 4 years for her role in the crimes
A manhunt has been launched for a man who sexually assaulted his wife after accusing her of infidelity on Saturday May 16. The police in Tharaka South Sub-County in Kenya said the suspect first persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having travelled from Nairobi where there is a lockdown.
The Federal government has impounded an aircraft belonging to a UK-owned aviation company, Flair Air, for violating the flight ban in Nigeria. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced this on his Twitter handle today May 17.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given the Federal Government a 48-hour ultimatum to state the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team brought in purportedly to assist in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. In a statement released by its spokesperson Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP said its position is predicated on the alarming declaration by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, that he cannot account for the whereabouts of the Chinese doctors who were brought into the country from the epicentre of the pandemic, despite repeated warnings and disapprovals by medical experts and professional bodies.
Nigerian officials signed loan documents written in Chinese language - Reps member, Ben Ibakpa alleges (video)
Ben Ibakpa, the lawmaker representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the house of representatives has alleged that some Nigerian officials signed loan documents from China written in the Chinese language. The lawmaker disclosed this while appearing on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme.
Stranded Nigerians returning home due to Coronavirus pandemic will henceforth pay for their quarantine when they arrive Nigeria
Stranded Nigerians who have signified interest to be evacuated home due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, have been asked to pay for their two-week quarantine on arrival. When Nigeria recorded its first case in February, Nigerians abroad asked to be evacuated home.
A Ghanaian dad has been arrested by the police for battering his three-year-old son, Junior, for bedwetting and being stubborn. 26-year-old Ebenezer Nana Bonsu, disfigured the body of his son using a cane and a naked wire. According to Ghanaian media, Ebenezer and his son's mum live apart.
May 13, 2020
The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested two Chinese: Mr Meng Wei Kun and Mr Xu Koi for offering the sum of N50, 000,000( Fifty Million Naira only) as a bribe to its Zonal Head, Mr Abdullahi Lawal. The suspects were arrested on Monday, May 11, 2020, in Sokoto.
This is thoroughly disgraceful- Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria protest FG's plan to import Madagascar COVID19 syrup
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has kicked against plans by the Federal government to import the COVID-19 syrup being produced in Madagascar for the treatment of patients with the viral disease here in Nigeria. President Buhari has given a directive for the importation of the herbal syrup. In a statement released by its president, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa today May 12, the umbrella body of Nigerian pharmacists said it received with utter disbelief the news of the planned importation of the herbal syrup.
Nigerian Correctional Service refuses to re-admit suspected killers of Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti’s daughter after being treated for Coronavirus
The Nigerian Correctional Services has reportedly refused to re-admit the three suspects arrested earlier over the murder of Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Recall that three suspects identified as Lawal Mazaje from the Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu from Jada area of Adamawa State, Mohammed Usman from Ilala area of Sokoto State, and Auwal Abubakar from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State, were arrested in April over the murder incident.
Governor Nyesom Wike has said that he doesn't regret demolishing two hotels in Rivers state, following the contravention of a total lockdown order he issued.
The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) says its operatives intercepted a truck loaded with about 30 Almajiris at Joju area of Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of the state.
Plant extract in Madagascar’s herbal drug for Coronavirus grows in Nigeria – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire
Nigeria's Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has revealed that the plant extract in Madagascar’s herbal drug for Coronavirus, grows in the country. Speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday, May 11, the Minister said Nigeria's consignment of the herbal drug which is currently in transit will be subjected to analysis by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) to determine its efficacy and safety before use.
''What madness is in you?'' MASSOB leader, Ralph Nwazurike, slams Governor Wike for demolishing hotels over lockdown violation (video)
Ralph Nwazuruike, the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB, has slammed Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, for ordering the demolition of two hotels for flouting the lockdown order in the state, In a viral video, Nwazurike described Governor Wike as a ''foolish and useless man'' for destroying the sweat of the citizens of the state.
Evacuation of Nigerians from different countries is reaching a saturation point - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has disclosed that the evacuation of Nigerians from different countries in the world is reaching its saturation point.
May 07, 2020
A Joint task force recently inaugurated by the Osun State Government has arrested 27 persons for illegal mining in the state. The 27 persons who have arrested in a coordinated sting operation around Ilesa and Ife axis of the state include 17 Chinese, 9 locals as well as the traditional chief (Bale) of a community in the state.
May 02, 2020
The Kidnappers of the two-year-old twin children of popular Oyo state Islamic cleric, Sheik Taofeeq Akewugbagold, have demanded £100, 000 which is about N48million.
Dr Anu allegedly freed after being arrested over botched surgery and death of former beauty queen; family cry out for justice (videos)
Dr Anu, the self-acclaimed plastic surgeon whose practices has led to an outcry in the last few weeks has allegedly been freed after being arrested. The doctor was taken in for questioning at Panti Police Station following a botched surgery she conducted which reportedly led to the death of former beauty Queen, Onwuzuligbo Nneka Miriam.
LUTH should be the ones explaining why former beauty queen Nneka died not me - Plastic surgeon, Dr Anu defends herself (video)
Self-acclaimed plastic surgeon, Dr Anu has defended herself after being called out over alleged botched surgeries she conducted and death of former beauty queen, Onwuzuligbo Miriam Nneka. Dr Anu who lashed out at those calling her out stated that she doesn't think the dead should be disrespected in any way, as pictures of the late Nneka has been making the rounds on social media.
Coming after self-acclaimed plastic surgeon, Anuoluwapo Olufunmilayo Adefuwa popularly called Dr Anu, who owns a cosmetic surgery place in Lagos, Med Contour was arrested and released for several botched surgeries, she took to her Instagram page to share a video of her “certificates” she supposedly got from “American College of Surgeons”, certifying her as a plastic surgeon.
The National Human Right Commission has effected the arrest of a man who broke his two children bones and tortured them for their mother’s sins in Okigwe, Imo State.
Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite who was formerly married to Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh has given out tips to ladies who can’t resist sending n**de photos to their boyfriends.
Nigerians on popular microblogging platform Twitter are reacting to a video of a woman using the Holy Bible as a face mask. This will definitely be coming as a surprise to a lot of people.
Women took to Instagram to engage in a handsfree headstand challenge after comedian Lil Duval dared them. It all began when a Twitter user shared a photo of herself doing yoga.
''He is self isolating'' Twitter users react to photos/Video of Prophet TB Joshua praying on a mountain against Coronavirus
Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to photos and video of Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations praying on the mountain against the COVID19 pandemic in Nigeria and the world in general.
A father in Ekiti refuses to allow his son who came from Lagos to enter his house; says he must get tested for Coronavirus (video)
A Nigerian father created a dramatic scene with his son who recently returned home from Lagos, which is the current epicentre of Coronavirus in the country. The man who is reportedly a retired Road Safety officer had asked his son to stay back in Lagos till the Coronavirus outbreak is curbed, but he came home in spite of his warning.
NAFDAC and Humanitarian Minister counter each other on how some states received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives
Humanitarian minister, Sadiya Farouq and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Admininstration Control (NAFDAC) have both issued differing statements on how some states in the country received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives.
“They will do anything for Ventilators” – Donald Trump confirms speaking with President Buhari and promising Nigeria 200 ventilators (video)
US President, Donald Trump, has confirmed his government will be gifting Nigeria 200 ventilators as the nation battles the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall President Buhari had a telephone chat with the US President who promised to give Nigeria ventilators.
The Katsina State police command has arrested three men over a video they made and shared on social media, allegedly insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governor, Aminu Masari. Spokesperson of the command, SP Isah Gambo, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, gave names of the three men as 70-year-old Lawal Abdullahi Izala; Bahajaje Abu,30 and Hamza Abubakar, 27, all of Gafai Quarters, in Katsina metropolis.
A widow who has 8 children with nothing to feed them, was forced to boil stones to trick her children into having hope that they'll soon eat. Peninah Bahti Kitsao, a widow who lives in Mombasa, Kenya, worked as a local laundrywoman before the lockdown. However, due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, her customer base drastically dwindled and she could no longer raise enough money for feeding.
The federal government has announced that anyone found moving about without a face mask will be prosecuted. The five-page document which was signed by the PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha was released by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 ahead of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown.