How tax consultant, Tola Ogundipe drowned in Lagos boat mishap

Tola Ogundipe, the Deputy Senior Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers has been confirmed dead. He was said to have gone missing on Saturday while boating on his own on the coast near Lagos. His boat was found on Sunday before the Marine Police discovered his corpse on Monday. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered a discreet investigation into his death, and thw state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed his death. In its statement, Price Waterhouse Coopers’ Country Senior Partner, Uyi Akpata described the deceased as…

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Nigerians Celebrate as Chief Nathaniel Folarin Coker Is Laid To Rest Today

Chief Nathaniel Folarin Coker, the Baba Eto Of Lagos, who died on 12th August, 2020, is set for interment today. The world has indeed lost a colossus, a man of integrity, a go-getter, a man of many parts, who served his state and his fatherland to the best of his ability. While some believe that Lagos State, Nigeria and Africa have lost a big fish, some are of the opinion that Elderman Folarin Coker is like a typical actor, who must have left the stage when the ovation was loudest.…

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Elderman Nathaniel Folarin Coker For Burial 28 August

The remains of the late Baba Eto of Lagos, Chief Nathaniel Folarin Coker, who died on 12th August, 2020 at the age of 97 would be committed to mother earth on Friday 28th August, 2020 at 11am. According to the burial arrangements released on behalf of the family by his son, Folorunsho Folarin-Coker, the Christian wake keep for the late Barrister, Pioneer Lagos State Civil Servant, Public Servant, Educationist and Patriot to the core will hold on Thursday 27th August by 4:30pm. All obsequies are scheduled to be streamed live…

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Man dies inside swimming pool after getting drunk with girlfriend

Izuchukwu Achusim, a resident of 35, Guest House Street, Fegge in Onitsha, Anambra State has reportedly drowned in the swimming pool in a hotel within the locality. The deceased aged 42, was said to have gone to the hotel with his girlfriend where they allegedly consumed a lot of alcohol, before he jumped into the deepest part of the swimming pool. Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed said “On Saturday, August 15, 2020, around 8.30pm, there was a report at the Central Police Station,…

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Months before wedding: Confectionery store manager crushed to death

It was indeed a sad tale for the family of Late Immaculate Okochu, a native of Delta State, as the beautiful lady met her untimely death in Lagos. She was crushed by a moving truck, few months to her wedding which was billed for October, 2020. Before her death, Okochu was the store manager of Cold Stone Creamery in Apapa. To some, it was as if she had premonition of her death, as she displayed several photos of herself and wrote: “Been a while you saw me”. This was on…

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Shariah court: Rapist sentenced to death by stoning in Kano

An Upper Shariah Court situated in Kano State has sentenced a 60-year-old man, identified as Mati Abdu to death by stoning for defiling a minor. Abdu, a native of Farsa village in Tsanyawa Local Government area of Kano State was said to have allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in a broad daylight and under a tree at Farsa Village sometimes last year. The Presiding Judge of the Shariah court, Khadi Ibrahim Sarki Yola gave the judgment after finding Abdu guilty of the offence. The prosecution counsel, Barrister Badariya Shehu Bala…

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Traditional ruler, pastor in police net, paraded for kidnappings ‌

Eze Andrew Okuegbunuwa, the traditional ruler of Obor community in Awara, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, alongside one Pastor Caleb Agu are being held for an alleged kidnapping by operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, who paraded the traditional ruler and eight suspected members of his gang at the command headquarters in Owerri, alleged that they were responsible for the killing of two personnel of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in the state a few months…

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Make-up artist slumps, dies during birthday celebration

Deborah Tushimah, a make-up artist, has reportedly died while she was celebrating her birthday at the Hampton Mews Hotel in Makurdi, Benue State, on Sunday. It was gathered that Deborah was having a nice time with her guests at the party before tragedy struck. It was learnt that Deborah started feeling uneasy while dancing and suddenly slumped and started vomiting blood. A footage of the party, which has been trending online, showed Deborah in company with her friends before the tragic incident happened. The deceased was seen in the footage…

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Behind the curtain facts on Idumuje-Ugboko crisis

Idumuje-Ugboko is a serene, sleepy town in Aniocha North Local Government Area. This rural-agrarian settlement has been peaceful for decades until a seemingly innocuous issue triggered crises which have now grown to monumental proportions. In the early months of 2015, an international lawyer, philanthropist, and environmentalist and a scion of the Nwoko royal family of Idumuje-Ugboko, Prince Ned Nwoko announced with glee that he had decided to build his pet dream of a sports university, and a golf course in the village. The STARS University was to be one of…

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Covid-19: Bisi Jagunna’s Hands Lifting Hearts continues to support less privileged

Despite the ease of lockdown in most states within Nigeria, a non governmental organization, Hands Lifting Hearts, an initiative of the Canada based Nigerian, Clare Bisi Jaguna has continued to provide succor for thousands of less privileged people in Nigeria. She recently distributed foods, face masks and hand sanitizers to the people of Kabusa community in Abuja. The Ahmadu Bello University, and University of Ilorin graduate has also adopted a young lady(a rape victim)and her sister from the Eastern part of Nigeria. In a chat, Mrs. Jagunna said, Hands Lifting…

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