Daily Archives: August 23, 2020

UNILAG Acting VC, Soyombo steps down

Professor Omololu Soyombo, the newly-appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has stepped down from his position “with immediate effect”. Recall that Soyombo was given the appointment, following the sack of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the School’s Vice Chancellor.  In  a statement released on Saturday August 22, Soyombo said his decision to step down was hinged…

Teenager arrested with 14 used female panties in Ogun

A 16-year-old boy identified as Adeniyi Muhammed has been arrested in Ogun state after being caught with 14 used female panties.  Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested after a resident of Kano Street in the Ayetoro area of the state lodged a complaint over the theft of her panties on Tuesday August 18.  Oyeyemi said;  “A…

601 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

601 news cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday August 22, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-404, FCT-37, Oyo-19, Ondo-14, Abia-13, Enugu-13, Kaduna-13, Edo-12, Kano-12, Kwara-11, Ebonyi-10, Nasarawa-7, Ogun-6, Osun-5, Delta-5, Niger-5, Plateau-4, Bayelsa-4, Katsina-3, Ekiti-2, Imo-2.  There are now 51,905 confirmed cases…

A former MFM pastor we stopped from stealing is behind the malicious reports against me – Pastor Olukoya

Pastor Daniel Olukoya, the general overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) has raised an alarm of an alleged plot by some people to destroy the global image of his church. In a statement released by his media aide Collins Edomaruse, Olukoya alleged that a former pastor who was stopped from ”stealing” a branch of his church…

I infected my children with COVID-19 — Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has opened up on her Coronavirus experience while reacting to a debate on how Nollywood can adhere strictly to the health guidelines of COVID-19 before reopening productions on the popular filmmakers’ WhatsApp group, Filmic.  Vanguard reported that the veteran actress said she was treated by some infectious decease doctors who told her that many people are infected with the…

Kaduna government files criminal charges against Anglican bishop

Abiodun Ogunyemi, the Anglican bishop of Zaria diocese has been arraigned before a chief magistrate’s court in Kaduna over alleged“defamatory remarks” he made against Governor Nasir el-Rufai. The Bishop who was arraigned on charges bordering on criminal defamation, injurious falsehood and criminal intimidation, had criticised the governor over the planned demolition of 110-year-old St George Cathedral in…