Ooni of Ife trapped in Lagos’ hotel lift

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, got stuck inside a lift at a popular hotel on Victoria Island in the Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State on Thursday night. It was gathered that the Ooni was at the hotel to watch Queen Moremi, The Musical Reloaded; a stage play produced by the House of Oduduwa Production. The monarch attended an earlier production staged in April, last year. The latest production ran from December 24, 2019 to January 2, 2020 and shown between 3pm and 7pm. But Oba…

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Oluwo’s 4year-old marriage to Jamaican wife crumbles

The Oluwo of Iwoland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, and his Jamaican wife, Chanel Chin, have ended their marriage. The marriage between the royal father and the Jamaican produced a son named Oduduwa. Oba Akanbi got married to Chanel Chin, shortly after he ascended the throne of his forefathers in November 10, 2015. A statement by Oluwo’s Press Secretary, Alli Ibrahim, said the couple ended the marriage “after irreconcilable differences.” The statement from Oluwo’s palace reads, in part, “This is to inform the general public, most especially…

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We have not picked Hakeem Ajasa as next Oniru -Abisogun ruling house

The Abisogun Family has described a report in a section of the media that the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to ex-governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, Mr. Hakeem Ajasa has been picked as the next Oniru of Iruland in Lagos State as fake news. According to the family, the selection of Ajasa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) as the next Oniru of Iruland, is kangaroo and it is not known to the entire family. The family said in a public notice titled; “Fake News By A Section of…

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Sorrow, tears as lady stabbed by armed robbers dies after 3days

It was a devastating news for the family Moradeun Balogun, a 28-year-old lady who was stabbed on Monday by armed robbers and allegedly denied treatment by a Lagos hospital. She died on Thursday. Moradeun was stabbed in the neck by the robbers at Gbagada area of Lagos while returning from work. There were stories that the victim was rushed to R-Jolad Hospital, where she was allegedly not attended to because a police report was not presented by the good Samaritans, who came to her rescue. The hospital refuted the claim…

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Canoe capsizes in Kebbi State, kills six teenage girls

A canoe mishap in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi State has claimed the lives of six teenage girls, after it capsized while ferrying the victims across Tindifai River on Monday. The canoe it was learnt, left Tindifai village conveying nine girls to a Fadama area where they were going to harvest rice but it capsized along the way. The village is close to Bendu in Tundifai; they were going to harvest rice in the Fadama area when the incident occurred and resulted to the death of six females. The…

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Oniru stool: Abisogun Family Members At War Over Succession

Less than 40 days after the death of a first class monarch in Lagos State, the Oniru of Iruland. His Royal Majesty, Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, serious war has reportedly broken out in Abisogun Ruling House over his successor. It will be recalled that the respected and powerful monarch died in late September, 2019 at the age of 82 after a brief illness. Under the reign of the monarch, Iru land, the host of the highbrow Oniru and Victoria Island, became a mega location with investments and buildings worth hundreds…

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First governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson dies at 83

Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, the first governor of Lagos State, is dead. According to reports, Johnson, died on Wednesday, afternoon around 4:00 pm at the age of 83. Johnson was Lagos State governor between May 1967 and July 1975 under Gen. Yakubu Gowon who was then, the military Head of State. Four years after he left office, 1979 precisely, he became a director of a foremost construction company in Nigeria, Julius Berger Nigeria. In 1996, he emerged its (Julius Berger Plc) chairman until 2009. Share on: WhatsApp

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Bridegroom slumps, dies during wedding ceremony

It was sorrow, tears and uncontrollably wailing for young Miss Onyinyechi Amadi Ugbor as she lost her groom in an unusual manner, on a day that should have been her happiest day. According to reports, it all happened in Amasiri, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Saturday as the bridegroom, Chukwuemeka Onwuka, slumped at the  reception venue and later died in hospital. Onwuka, an ophthalmologist who hailed from Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, was at the venue of the wedding reception, bubbling with life, but…

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Police explain how woman, child die in petrol tanker fire incident

The petrol tanker that exploded at Upper Iweka Road in Anambra State on Wednesday, ruining properties and lives in the process has been identified by the Police. The fire, it was gathered, started in front of Toronto Hospital Onitsha, before it spread to Ochanga Market areaAlso, the police have confirmed the death of yet to be identified woman and her child following petrol tanker fire incident. SP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state confirmed the death. According to Mohammed said that the bodies of the unidentified…

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Policemen beat lawyer to coma for giving them advice

Barrister Jacob Obasi, a lawyer and member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Onitsha branch, got more than he bargained for as he was allegedly beaten to coma by officers of the Anambra State Police Command. According to reports, he was rushed to a nearby hospital by passersby. The lawyer’s offence was his intervention in an attack on a citizen by the police in the area. The Onitsha NBA chairman, Ozoemena Erinne, said the police’s action as unprofessional and barbaric. The NBA statement read in part, “The branch was reliably informed…

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