A couple in Lagos has been arrested for the death of their 19-year-old housemaid. Mr and Mrs Fortune Stephens, (pictured left) were arrested by Operatives of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Lagos State Police Command for the death of Joy Okom Adole, at their home at number 18 Ogundola street, in the Bariga area of the state. The couple called the police to report that their housemaid had committed suicide at their home on April 20th following a misunderstanding.
The Lebanese man who advertised a Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook, has been arrested. There was outrage when Wael Jerro put up a post on a Facebook page, ‘Buy and Sell in Lebanon', advertising Busari Peace, 30, with her Nigerian passport. He put a price tag of $1,000 on the Nigerian woman who is from Oyo State.
Presidents of West African countries under the aegis of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government have appointed President Buhari as the ''Champion'' that will coordinate the COVID-19 response in the sub-region. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the appointment took place today Thursday, April 23, at the Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on COVID-19 which was held via teleconferencing under the Chairmanship of His Excellency, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger.
George Mambezi, the Kenyan father who has gone viral for beating up his son who failed to sit for Maths and English exams, scored poorly in other courses and got an 'A' grade in music despite spending $21,000 on his school fees, has now responded to the criticism he has been receiving online since the video resurfaced.
Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has appointed 19-year-old Louis Okon as his Personal Assistant on Technical (Data Management) Affairs, making him the youngest political appointee in Nigeria. Okon was amongst the additional 427 aides appointed by Governor Ayade in Calabar on Monday. Those appointed include chairmen and members of boards of agencies as well as special assistants.
A customer who ordered a food tray from a food vendor was far from satisfied with the food delivered to her and she took to Twitter to call out the vendor while revealing what she ordered and what was delivered.
The Oyo state government says it is currently in the process of returning the 1800 bags of rice the Federal government donated to the state as palliatives to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Executive Assistant to the state governor, Seyi Makinde, on Agribusiness, Dr Debo Akande, explained that the 1,800 bags of rice from the Federal Government were infested with weevil and not suitable for consumption.
Yemi Alade has stated that an account should be made concerning the N10 billion COVID-19 fund received by the Lagos State Government from the Federal Government. According to Yemi Alade, the fund has to be reviewed because of the feeding of the citizens of the state which she believes might be the reason why they have refused to obey the lockdown order to its fullest. She also urged the government to use the BVN of every citizen to distribute relief funds to them.
Menegian, one of the children of late Ogoni environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, has died of Coronavirus in a hospital in the United Kingdom. His death was announced on Facebook by his sister, Noo, this afternoon.
The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has confirmed the arrest of four men suspected to have murdered Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. According to a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Police Force, Frank Mba, those arrested are Lawal Mazaje, 40 years from Felele area of Kogi State; Adamu Adamu, 50 years from Jada area of Adamawa State; Mohammed Shehu Usman, 26 years from Illela area of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar, 25 years from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State.
The Ex-wife of Oluwo of Iwo has accused the King of a number of things including rape and deception. Chanel Chin, who has lived in Canada all her life but is from Jamaica, said she met Oluwo when she came to Nigeria as a tourist with friends. She arrived the country in December 2015 and in January 2016, she said she was informed by one of the Nigerians in the group that there's a coronation coming and she wanted to go to experience the African culture.
The ex-wife of the Oluwo of Iwo has released a video of the monarch rolling up a joint to smoke after she granted an interview accusing him of numerous vices. Chanel Chin, who has a son named Oduduwa with the King, said during her interview with GIO TV that the Oluwo married her after raping her when she was drunk.
Police in Kenya has arrested three politicians alongside many others who were partying at various locations in the country during the Coronavirus lockdown. Police said they first arrested six people on Saturday after they broke up a private party being hosted at the Viraj Villa in Kileleshwa, Nairobi. The six were apprehended after neighbours called the authorities to report that the house party had been going on for hours.
Media personality, Dele Momodu had an IG live chat with Fuji maestro, King Ayinde Wasiu aka KWAM1 on Sunday night and one of the topics that came up for discussion was the rumour of his alleged affair with the last wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, Ajoke Adeyemi.
A Ghanaian lady has cried out on her current predicament, which is bringing her serious emotional pains anytime she thinks about it. According to her, she doesn’t understand why every man that sleeps with her dies and she is in dire need of sex.
Olori Badirat Ajoke, the youngest wife of the Alaafin of Oyo who has been making the rounds all morning after reports of her having an affair with Fuji musician King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, KWAM 1went viral.
A patrol team caught in a viral video engaging a motorist has been sanctioned by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC. The team could be seen in the viral video pulling off the license plate of a vehicle belonging to a team of journalists.
A section of Murang’ residents in Kenya has been reduced into wearing female underwear cut out to look like face masks after they were duped by unscrupulous traders. Speaking to Inooro TV, some of the residents said they had been lured into buying the masks by their low cost.
California governor, Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced that illegal Immigrants affected by Coronavirus will get $500 each. The governor made the major announcement on Wednesday, saying State taxpayers will shell out $75 million from their Disaster Relief Fund, and another $50 billion will come from a network of philanthropic foundations to help illegal immigrants struggling to pay bills.
One Million Boys, a group of Notorious bandits have now started invading homes in different Lagos communities following the extension of the Lagos lockdown. The group initially was formed in Ajegunle area of Lagos State and has since moved its operation to other neighbouring states.
According to rumours making the rounds on the popular social media platform, Facebook and twitter, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III have reportedly sent one of his queens, Olori Badirat Ajoke, packing from the palace over ALLEGED adultery with popular singer, Kwam 1 de ultimate.
21 years after leaving with a birth deformity, a Chinese man identified as Ajun has undergone surgery to correct nine toes on his left foot. The Chinese man has two smaller toes in a ‘v’ shape rather than a big toe and smaller digits sprouted out between his normal-sized toes in odd places.
A chinese citizen has been arrested by Police in Peru on Sunday for illegally conducting rapid COVID-19 tests on the public with newly-delivered kits stolen from Peru’s health ministry. According to the Police, 36-year-old suspect identified as Tianxing Zhang was arrested in the Brena district of Lima as he was about to take samples from two women at the door of their house, police said.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a 15-year-old son of a Bauchi state medical doctor identified as Rilwanu Sadiq depsite receiving N4.5 million ransom from his distraught father.it was learnt that the deceased identified as Abubakar, student of a Secondary school in Bauchi was abducted in front of his father’s house along Gombe road in Ningi local government area of the state on April 1st.
Kano state Governor’s daughter, Fatima Ganduje was married into the household of former Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi amidst Glitz and Glamour.it has been reported hat Fatima Ganduje-Ajomobi is not getting along with her sister-in-law, Abisola Kola-Daisi. According to their report, “The quarrel is not altogether unrelated to the fierceness of their inherent selves.”
Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has decried the maltreatment Nigerians living in China are subjected to. Gbajabiamila who had a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Zhou Pingjian today April 10, confronted him with a protest video in which a Nigerian was seen challenging Chinese officials over the maltreatment.
While speaking on the effect of novel Coronavirus on the third world countries, American philanthropist, Melinda Gates, who is also the wife of billionaire Bill Gates, has warned that if the world does not act fast enough, then there will be dead bodies all over the streets of Africa due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States has overtaken Italy as the country with the highest Coronavirus death toll, following a recent figure released by the Johns Hopkins University. Over 20,000 have died from Coronavirus in the United States, a heartbreaking development that came just after the North-American country became the first nation to record more than 2,000 virus deaths in a single day.
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after being treated for Coronavirus.A No10 Downing Street spokesman said Sunday that: "The PM has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery, at Chequers," he said.
A Nigerian Coronavirus patient has been detained in China for allegedly attacking and biting a Chinese nurse as he attempted to escape from isolation. The man identified as Okonkwonwoye Chika Patrick, 47, reportedly beat up the nurse after she stopped him from leaving his quarantine ward at a hospital in Guangzhou on Wednesday, April 1.
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been hospitalized after showing persistent Coronavirus symptoms. The 55-year-old politician took to social media on March 27, to announce he tested positive for the novel COVID-19 and had been in self-isolation at his Downing Street residence for seven days.
Two French doctors identified as Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht, have ignited outrage after being seen on a live Television advocating for the potential new treatment for Coronavirus to be tested in Africa. The French Doctors who insisted that Africa is the best place to conduct such a test for Coronavirus drugs recalled how an experimental treatment for AIDS was carried out in Africa.
Ireland's Prime Minister has re-registered as a medical practitioner to help his country during the Coronavirus crisis. Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician. His name was removed from the medical register in 2013.
Davido has reacted to the donations that have been made to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria, saying the government must put the funds to good use. On Friday, contributions to the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) set up by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to raise funds to combat Coronavirus hit N19.488 billion up from the N15.325 billion earlier collected.
Popular Islamic cleric, Imam of Peace, has taken a shot at the Nigerian government. Recall that yesterday, the Ministry of Finance via its Twitter handle, appealed to billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, to help the Nigerian government with ventilators. Elon Musk, who is the co-founder and CEO at Tesla, tweeted: "We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device & shipping cost are free.