Kumuyi to Christians: Shun Church, use your offerings to feed poor, unemployed

Doctor William Folohunso Kumuyi, General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, has advised Christians against giving their offerings to the Church but rather give it to the poor and unemployed in their communities. Kumuyi, who made the statement in a video that has gone viral, was heard telling his church congregation that Christians should not spend all their money on building churches but also help their poor neighbours who can’t afford basic life needs. Kumuyi narrated how a preacher had instructed his members to give monies meant for offering…

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Couple, two others arrested for producing fake currencies

A couple, a former soldier and a printer, have been arrested by the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, for allegedly producing fake currencies. Police paraded the suspects, including the couple, aged 50 and 46, at the command’s headquarters on Friday in Lagos. The Zonal Public Relations Officer, Tunni Ayuba, who spoke on behalf of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of the zone, Mr Olatoye Durosinmi, said that the arrest of the printer led to the arrest of the couple and the former soldier. Ayuba said the team…

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Sisi Quadri died after securing US visa – Promoter

Tolani Oyebamiji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri is dead. The Chief Executive Officer, Fathia Entertainment, Olawale B, has revealed that popular Nollywood actor, had been granted his United States visa before his death. The CEO, who is also a show promoter and tour manager, stated this in an Instagram post via his handle, @fathiaentertainments_showbiz, on Friday. He wrote, “So sad to hear the death of Nollywood actor @iamsisiquadir. US visa was already approved. date fixed already. Who are we to question God?” The late actor who died at the age…

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Nollywood actor, Mr Ibu is dead

John Okafor, Nollywood actor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, is dead. He was 62 years old. He was said to have died on Saturday, March 2, 2024. In October 2023, the veteran actor was reported ill and required financial assistance. But in November 2023, Okafor’s family confirmed that one of his legs had been amputated to keep him alive. The amputation became necessary because of an infection of the arteries at the ankle that was not detected early enough. It was reported that he passed away in the hospital. Meanwhile,…

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Police share water, snacks to protesters in Lagos

Police in Lagos State yesterday provided biscuits and water to protesters as they assembled to express their dissatisfaction with the prevailing hunger and hardship in the country, as well as alleged federal government’s failure to fulfill agreements made with labour last October 2, following the removal of fuel subsidy. The snacks, which were shared to the protesting crowd by police operatives escorting them, were said to have been provided by the Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, in solidarity with the protesters. The police boss and the leadership of the…

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NLC suspends nationwide protest, extends ultimatum to FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protests, which were held in different states of the federation earlier on Tuesday. The Labour, in a communiqué at the end of its National Executive Council meeting, said the objectives of the protest were achieved on the first day of the demonstration. The communique partly reads, “Consequently, NEC-in-session resolved as follows: to suspend street action for the second day of the Protest having achieved overwhelming success thus attained the key objectives of the 2-day protest on the first day.” Recall that…

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Huge heroin consignment sized by NDLEA at Lagos airport

A huge heroin consignment weighing about 51.90 kg has been seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State. The Chairman of the NDLEA, Buba Marwa, disclosed this while briefing journalists on Tuesday in Lagos. The agency also arrested members of an organised criminal organisation that specialises in trafficking heroin across Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Europe and America in an operation leading to the seizure of the consignment, which weighed 51.90 kg on February 12, 2024. Marwa said the operation was the…

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Celestial pastor murdered inside church in Osun

Morris Fadehan, an evangelist with the Celestial Church of Christ, Grace of Comfort Parish, Ile-Ife, Osun State, was allegedly killed by one of his assistants over an unresolved dispute. The assistant identified as Lekan Ogundipe was said to have attacked the clergyman at the church altar, located in the Omitoto area of Ile-Ife, stabbing him with sharp objects and attempting to burn his body on Monday before he reported the matter to church elders. A security source in Ile-Ife confided in the medium that the suspect had an unresolved argument…

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Pastor arraigned for allegedly raping daughter

Emmanuel Orekoya, a Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17- year-old daughter. The defendant is facing two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and sexual assault preferred against him by the Lagos State Government. It was also gathered that the defendant in the process of having sexual intercourse with his daughter, allegedly impregnated her. The state’s prosecution counsel, Mrs Abimbola Abolade, told the court that the defendant committed the offences…

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Woman in police custody over attempt to sell son

Investigation has commenced into an alleged attempt by a woman to sell her five-year-old son in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital. It was gathered that the woman identified as Onyinye took the boy to a popular market in Bishop Okoye Street in the Mile 3 area of Port Harcourt on Saturday. Drama however ensued when some traders confronted the woman and realised her true intentions which she attributed to hardship. The traders who doubted if the child was hers however bundled the woman and took her to the police…

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