Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Tabernacle has slammed the continued closure of churches in Nigeria despite the government easing the lockdown period. A few days ago, Oyedepo questioned why churches are closed but markets are allowed to operate in this coronavirus pandemic period.
"Till death do us part" is a vow most people make at their wedding. However, a new revelation made by divorce lawyers has shown that people sometimes leave their marriage for the most ridiculous reasons. Divorce lawyers from the US and UK revealed the outrageous reasons clients have given for ending their marriage, including a couple who disagreed about cat food and a wife who was angry after her husband brought his mother on their honeymoon.
The UK prime minister Boris Johnson has revealed his eyesight has been affected by the Coronavirus disease. Johnson contracted Coronavirus and was hospitalized in April, and spent several nights in intensive care battling the disease. Johnson told the daily Downing Street press briefing on Monday that he was “having to wear glasses for the first time in years” after suffering coronavirus.
UK-based Nigerian doctor, Idee, blasts pastor Ibiyeomie for saying coronavirus does not exist |Video
A UK based Nigerian medical doctor identified as Idee has reacted to what Pastor Ibiyeomie said about the deadly pandemic coronavirus disease.
Video of how billionaire wife, Shade Okoya celebrated her 43rd birthday few days ago has been making rounds on social media. Shade Okoya is married to Nigerian industrialist and owner of Eleganza group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya.
Ghanaian cleric, Dr Mensa Otabil has spoken against the call for churches to open amid COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana. According to him, the effort so far in the fight against coronavirus will suffer a major blow if churches are allowed to open. Speaking during a virtual Sunday service, Otabil said, “This is not the time for churches to consider gathering together in assemblies because the crisis before us is not going down”.
The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has spoken in regards the maltreatment suffered by Nigerians in China.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has expressed worries over the cuteness of one of his wives, Olori Adejoke Badirat. Recall that the Olori was recently accused of having an extra-marital affair with Fuji musician, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal aka KWAM1. It was also reported that the Olori was chased out of the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo over the alleged affair. KWAM1 immediately issued a statement to deny the allegation which was a major trend on social media weeks ago.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced an action on a petition against the new Ooni of Ife, new Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his Company named Metropole Interproject Limited over an alleged N400 Million forgery. The alleged forgery involved the immediate past Ooni of Ife, Late Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubuse’s Business Empire.
Cameroonian Pastor who claimed he could heal Coronavirus dies less than a week after contracting the disease
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.
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.
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.
7 suspects linked to the kidnap of popular Oyo-based Islamic cleric, Akeubagold's twins have been paraded by the state's police command. Some of the arrested suspects were found to be the Islamic cleric's workers who used their relationship with him to thwart the initial effort of rescuing the twins.
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 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.
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.
There is presently a division among the Queens of the Alaafin of Oyo following the sour end of the enviable relationship between Queen Badira Ola and Queen Memunat. Recall that Queen Ola who turned 30 last year and Queen Memunat who is marking her birthday today, used to be best friends. When the going was sweet, the two Queens who are both mothers of sets of twins, were fond of wearing same clothes and are always at the beck and call of the Alaafin, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.
As part of efforts aimed at restoring and promoting Yoruba civilisation across the globe, The House of Odùduwà, led by His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, in partnership with governments of Brazil, Cuba and over 20 other countries, has initiated Odùduwà Mobile Museum.
Foremost historian, Professor Banji Akintoye, on Tuesday announced that the Yoruba- speaking nation of Nigeria has been accepted as the 45th member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), saying the latest development represented a very important step in the collective quest of well-meaning Yoruba people to achieve the goal of dignity and self-determination.
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), an international body in The Hague, Netherlands and saddled with helping unrepresented and marginalised nations of the world to make a case for independence before the United Nations (UN), recently admitted the Yoruba and Igbo nationS into its fold as the 45th and 46th members respectively.
The Orangun of Oke Ila Orangun in Ifedayo Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, in this interview with OLUWOLE IGE, speaks about the tourist attraction centres located in his domain, challenges, how to groom youths for future leadership roles, preservation of Yoruba culture, among other issues. You are a teacher, a lawyer and now a traditional ruler.
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.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that Nigeria has expressed interest to be part of the global Coronavirus drug trials and the process will soon be initiated. Fiona Braka, an officer in charge of WHO Nigeria said over 100 countries have joined the solidarity clinical trial and over 1,200 patients have been randomised from the first five countries to evaluate the safety and efficacy of drug combinations.
Tanzanian President Magufuli orders probe on COVID-19 kits after goat and pawpaw test positive for Coronavirus...lol
Tanzanian president, John Magufuli on Sunday ordered a probe on the country’s coronavirus testing kits after samples taken from a goat and pawpaw tested positive. Speaking at an event in Chato in the northwest of Tanzania, Magufuli said the COVID-19 testing kits which had been imported from abroad had “technical errors”.
See the savage text message a grandma sent to her grand children after they failed to check up on her and their granddad amid the COVID-19 crisis
A savage text message a grandmother sent to her grandchildren after they failed to check up on her and their granddad amid the COVID-19 crisis, has been shared online.
The world may have to live with Coronavirus for years to come: Top scientist warns vaccine may never be created and lockdowns could become the norm
Dr David Nabarro of Imperial College London, a top scientist and a special envoy to the World Health Organization, has said no 'absolute assumption' can be made 'that a vaccine will appear at all' as regards the Coronavirus disease and that restrictions to movement may soon be the norm.
The new Coronavirus has now infected more than 3.5million people worldwide. At least 3,506,729 people have been infected by the virus since it emerged in China, and 247,381 people have died from the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University figures.
The United Kingdom has overtaken Italy as the country with the highest official Coronavirus death toll in Europe.