Saturday, May 30, 2020

Davido threatens to expose those calling his REALTOR to know if he truly bought the banana Island house

Mad oh! 🤣🤣🤣!! Davido has taking to twitter to warn those calling his realtor, by the way, he is Sujimoto, to stop calling and asking if he truly bought the property.'

The singer said he would be left with no choice then to start leaking their numbers.

He said they were asking stupid questions and they know themselves, before ending it with laughing emojis. Mad o, lol.

''I’m about to start leaking the numbers of pple calling my realtors to ask stupid questions ... una know una self .... leave me alone 😂😂''. he wrote this evening on twitter.

More confusion in Kogi vs NCDC war as family 'makes u-turn' says Kabba Chief Imam is alive

Recall the family of Chief Imam of Kabba, Kogi State, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Ejibunu, had earlier 'released a statement' through the Chief Tai Ejibunu, confirming the Chief Imam as died and also took sides with NCDC, warning the state Government to accept the obvious.

Well, there's now another report, this time through the 'same family' but via Alhaji Shaibu Adekunle Ejibunu, who claims to be the rightful spokesman of the family..

In a press statement, issued on Saturday, he said they received with utmost surprise, the insinuation that Chief Imam of Kabba, Sheikh Ahmad Ejibunu is dead.

Nigerian man who went missing for five years found in jail

A Nigerian lady took to her social media page to share the story of a man who was declared missing five years ago when he stepped out to buy suya and never returned but was just discovered to have been in jail for the last five years . He was said to have been picked up during a random raid by the Police.

Social media user, @Tobijulo91 shared on her page;

“A former colleague told me how her cousin went out one night to buy Suya down the street and they didn’t see him again. They searched everywhere, couldn’t find him. Year 1 passed, year 2, year 3, I believe it was in year 4 they decided to declare him dead and “buried” him.

“Year 5 her mum gets a call, a church had done an outreach in a particular prison and a young man threw a sheet of paper with her mum’s number on it. He begged the people to call that number as it was his Aunt’s and he was wrongly imprisoned. Luckily for him they did and her mum went to that prison and that’s how they discovered he was alive o.

My baby is having a baby! Ned Nwoko shares pregnancy photos of Regina Daniels

Awww! Billionaire Ned Nwoko has shared pregnancy photos of his youngest wife, Regina Daniels.

Though we know Regina is pregnant despite her trying all her best to hide it, her husband, a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist has now made it official by sharing her pregnancy photos.

Sharing the photos, the billionaire said, his baby is having a baby!

''It is now official. I am excited to announce that my baby is having a baby ❤️ @regina.daniels'' he wrote.

268 Nigerians arrive in Abuja from China

At least 268 Nigerians evacuated from China have arrived in Abuja, The Punch confirms.

The flight that conveyed the evacuees landed at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport on Saturday afternoon.

Disclosing this in a tweet, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said the returnees would proceed on compulsory 14 days quarantine as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

Some of the nationals had faced serial racial discriminations in Guangzhou, China, from provincial officials.

Resident doctors threaten strike, issue FG 14-day ultimatum

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to immediately implement all the agreements it had with the Association or it will embark on an indefinite strike.

The ultimatum was issued by the NARD in Bauchi on Saturday at the end of its 2020 Ordinary General Meeting with the theme: ‘Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health in Nigeria.

It also lamented the poor working condition of its members across the country.

The National President, Dr Sokomba Aliyu, who read the communique at the end of the OGM, lamented that some of its members were intimidated, harassed and maltreated in Lagos, Kaduna, Plateau States and FCT in the cause of performing their duties.

Segun Ogungbe welcomes baby boy with second wife

Popular Yoruba actor, Segun Ogungbe is a dad again! The actor just welcomed a new baby with his second wife, Wunmi Ajiboye.

The new baby is the second child between Wunmi and Segun. Ogungbe has other children.

Announcing the birth of  his newborn with photos, the actor wrote;

''How exciting I am, to have another bouncing baby boy to the Ogungbe’s family. I mean a double blessing happiness in my heart today. Guess what! He is the spitting image of his father.''

Edo medical scientists submit Covid-19 herbal invention to NIPRD

In line with the search for a local solution in the cure for Covid-19, the Edo State-born medical scientist and pathologist, Odion Obumese, has submitted the Covid-19 herbal drug he invented to the Minister of Health and National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD) for trails and approval.

Speaking with Vanguard on Thursday from Abuja in an online interview, Obumese said he worked with his twin brother, Akhere Obumese, who is also a trained medical scientist, a specialist in pathology and staff of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State.

According to Odion, the herbal drug, “Odmedvir” works to restore loss of appetite, and in the treatment of malaria parasite, viruses like Covid-19, hepatitis and HIV.

“Odmedvir also improves the immune system, helps in maintaining high blood pressure and raises glucose level. Generally, it has positive effects on tumours, bacteria, fungi and most inflammatory diseases, while maintaining psychological imbalances.

Kabba Chief Imam died of coronavirus! Family says as they step into war between NCDC and Kogi state over covid-19

The family of Chief Imam of Kabba, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Ejibunu, has stepped into the war between NCDC and Kogi state Government over covid-19 stating the Chief Iman died of coronavirus.

Kogi State Government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have been at loggerheads over covid-19 cases in Kogi.

While NCDC insisted two cases were confirmed, the Government insisted the state is coronavirus-free calling NCDC's claim a 'beautiful fraud'.

The family has now told the State Government “to stop denying the obvious.”

Former Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Egbe Ediagbonya has been killed by his abductors

Former Edo Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Egbe Ediagbonya, has been killed by his abductors after he was seized from his home.

The decomposing body of the kidnapped former Commissioner has been found in a forest.

Some farmers discovered the remains around 6:30 p.m. on May 29 at Edo forest, which shared boundary with Ondo state, near the victim’s Utese village in Ovia Northeast Local Government Area of Edo state.

The former commissioner was seized from his residence at Utese on Saturday, May 16, 2020 by unknown gunmen and suspected kidnappers.

Shocking! George Floyd and the police officer that killed him were co-workers at a club

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death, worked together at a Minneapolis club as recently as last year, according to a report from local television station KSTP.

Maya Santamaria, former owner of El Nuevo Rodeo, said that both Floyd and Chauvin worked security at the club.

She said that the two could have crossed paths, though Chauvin mostly worked outside as an off-duty officer, while Floyd primarily was inside as a bouncer.

She wasn't sure if they knew each other.

Bauchi Government says illegal abortions responsible for mysterious deaths

Preliminary findings from investigation carried out by the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency has revealed that illegal abortion by unqualified medical practitioners has killed 200 women in Bauchi, as well as the cause of mysterious deaths in Azare and other local government areas in the northern part of the state.

The Executive Chairman of the agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, who disclosed this yesterday at an interactive session organized by the Bauchi State Public Health Media Network, said the investigation had not been concluded on the development, but preliminary findings had revealed that the number of such deaths was about 200, adding that the number could be more at the end of the investigation.

Midnight inferno razes Olaleye Market, Somolu, billions lost

Tragedy occurred in the early hours of today, Saturday, when fire gutted Olaleye Market in Somolu, Bariga, Lagos, with property worth billions of naira destroyed.

Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the raging fire which occurred at about 12.15 am, Saturday, razed the market to rubble.

According to Oke-Osanyintolu, at press time, at about 8 am, though, no life loss, nor injuries recorded in the disaster, while efforts were intensified by emergency responders to ensure that the fire did not cause further havoc as well as curtail it’s spread to proximal buildings.

85-year old grandmother expresses joy over road construction in Bauchi, begs to meet governor

An 85 years old grandmother, a resident of Sabon-Kaura area of Bauchi metropolis who is grateful for the construction of a road in her area, has narrated how she and her contemporaries walked barefooted in muddy water whenever it rained.

Mama Muwa Isa who was apparently fighting back tears while speaking in Hausa told Vanguard that until very recently, people of her area plied bush paths to avoid the swamp created by rainfall along Sabon Kaura-Jos road.

She said it will be an honour to meet the governor and thank him personally for bringing a developmental project to her doorstep.

UK’s religious leaders fume, say it's absolutely wrong to open pubs, cinemas before churches

Prominent UK church leaders have branded the mass closure of churches ‘unlawful and unnecessary’ as they threatened a judicial review into keeping them shut.

A coalition of Christian bishops and reverends has urged the Government to prioritise churches in its exit strategy from the coronavirus lockdown.

They said it was unfair for churches to be in the ‘bottom category of the most dangerous and least important services’ with beauty salons, pubs and cinemas.

The letter signed by 25 prominent church leaders, but not endorsed by the Church of England is a pre-action legal warning against Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

It's hard for Super Eagles to win 2021 Africa Cup of Nations because they are not the best on the continent - Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said it is hard for his team to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations because they are not the best team on the continent.

The German tactician recently agreed to a two-and-a-half-year deal to continue his work as the handler of the three-time African champions, putting to bed speculation around his future.

On Wednesday, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick revealed the conditions in the new contract which include a mandate to qualify the country for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and also win the next Afcon in Cameroon.

Six sentenced for murder of former CDS Alex Badeh

A General Court Martial sitting in Abuja has jailed six Nigerian Air Force personnel, who were aides to the former Chief of Defence Staff, Late Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who was murdered in cold blood.

Badeh was shot dead in December 2018 by gunmen while on his way back from his farm.

The six air force personnel were on Friday awarded various sentences by the GCM which sat at the NAF Base, Bill Clinton Drive, Abuja.

According to the NAF in a release on Saturday morning by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the convicted personnel are; Squadron Leader Tom Gwani, Flight Sergeant Amu David, Flight Sergeant Philemon Degema, Flight Sergeant Sabo Simon, Sergeant Mukhtar Abdullahi and Sergeant Alfred Alexander.

India police arrest pigeon on suspicion it is a Pakistan spy

The police in India have arrested a pigeon on suspicion that it is a trained spy for Pakistan.

Indian officials said that the pink painted bird carrying a “coded message,” attached to its foot was alleged to have flown from across the border that separates Indian and Pakistan-controlled parts of Kashmir, according to reports.

Villagers living close to the border in Manyari turned the pigeon over to authorities after catching it along the border, Sky News reported.

Geeta Devi, a resident of the Kathua district of Indian-administered Kashmir, reported that the bird flew into her home Sunday night. Police logged the animal as a “Pak Suspected Spy” and launched an investigation to decipher the message, the outlet reported.

Former NNPC boss Maikanti Baru is dead

Former group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Maikanti Baru is dead.

Baru died of an undisclosed ailment on Friday night. He was aged 60.

Mele Kyari, who succeeded Baru at NNPC, announced the death on Saturday morning.

“My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night,” Kyari said on Twitter. “He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.”

Former President Obama issues statement on George Floyd

 Former President Barack Obama put out a statement on George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned down by police in Minneapolis.

"This shouldn't be 'normal' in 2020 America," he wrote. "It can't be 'normal.' If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better."

Obama said this in reference to the point that many people in America would like life to go back to "normal" in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. But, he wrote, "being treated differently on account of race is tragically, painfully, maddeningly 'normal'" for millions of Americans.

High school wrestling coach who MOCKED George Floyd's death on Facebook is FIRED

The Bethel School District has fired first-year wrestling coach Dave Hollenbeck for mocking the tragic death of George Floyd on Facebook.

"His behavior was not consistent with our equity initiatives and nondiscrimination policies," a school spokesperson said in a statement.

The post shows Hollenbeck lying on the ground giving a thumbs up gesture with a smile on his face as someone has their knee pressed against his neck, similar to the position that Floyd was held in by a white officer before losing consciousness, and dying soon after.

'Nigerians will now pay N50 stamp duty on electronic receipts'

Nigerians will now pay stamp duties on all forms of electronic notifications acknowledging receipts of funds.

This includes SMS and messages on any electronic platform such as emails and Whatsapp messages.

This is according to a circular that was signed by FIRS’ Executive Chairman, Muhammad Nami, as seen on the tax agency’s website. Part of the circular said:

“Any electronic receipt for, or electronic transfer of, money deposited with any bank or with any banker in any type of account of an amount from N10,000 upwards shall attract a singular or one-off duty of the sum of N50.

Kylie Jenner could face criminal investigation and even JAIL over 'web of lies' surrounding her company's value

Kylie Jenner could face a criminal investigation over alleged exaggerations of her company's value, a top financial fraud attorney has revealed.

The cosmetics entrepreneur was kicked off the coveted Forbes Billionaire list by the wealth magazine on Friday in a shock move, after the outlet said financial filings with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) show she may have been lying about the success of her cosmetics company.

In an exclusive interview with, internationally renowned lawyer Jan Handzlik, who served five years as a federal prosecutor in LA and now defends celebrities and big companies in financial fraud cases, said the alleged exaggerations could land Jenner in a world of legal trouble.

Tax fraud: Diego Costa could face up to 6 months in prison

Diego Costa is time in prison for tax fraud, with prosecutors asking for him to face six months behind bars ahead of his trial on June 4th.

According to reports in Spain, via Cadena Ser, the Atletico Madrid striker has defrauded the Spanish state of over 1 million euros for not declaring payments regarding his move from Spain to Chelsea in 2014 and for image rights.

The report says that the prosecution want the 31-year-old to face six months in prison as well as a fine of 507,208 euros.

However, as has been the case with other footballer’s tax misdemeanours in Spain, the Atletico Madrid striker is unlikely to serve any time behind bars.

15 murdered in Katsina as Buhari, Tambuwal, meet over Sokoto killings

Fifteen people were reportedly killed in Faskari and Sabuwa local government areas of Katsina State in a deadly attack by bandits on communities in the two councils on Thursday night.

The bandits were said to have attacked Unguwar Gizo, Maigora, Mai Ruwa and Sabon Layin Galadima in Faskari Local Government Area as well as Machika town in Sabuwa local government.

Eyewitnesses said the bandits stormed the communities about midnight on Thursday and carried out the attacks till early Friday morning.

It was learnt that people living in the communities attempted to repel the attacks leading to the fatalities.

George Floyd's autopsy claims he died of underlying heart conditions and not strangulation

The family of George Floyd has hired their own pathologist for a separate autopsy after the official results claimed he did not die of strangulation or asphyxiation.

The preliminary results of the county’s autopsy instead concluded Floyd, 46, died from a combination of heart disease and 'potential intoxicants in his system' that were exacerbated by the restraint placed on him by police officers.

Floyd's family revealed Friday they have now hired the services of renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden to conduct a second, independent autopsy.

They claim the underlying health conditions cited in the official report are ‘an illusion’.

Protest of George Floyd's death spreads to New York, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, San Jose and more

Several hundred people angrily protesting the death of an African-American man by police in Minneapolis rallied outside the White House on Friday, in tense scenes that have spread to several cities across the country.

President Donald Trump was in the mansion during the protest that converged on a park across the street from the White House, where several dozen Secret Service agents lined barricades.

Demonstrators wielded signs saying “Stop Killing Us” and called for justice for George Floyd, who died on Monday after a white police officer pressed his knee down on the neck of an unarmed and handcuffed Floyd for several minutes.

Simi still heavily pregnant, has not given birth – source

News recently made the rounds that celebrity couple, Simi and Adekunle Gold, had welcomed their baby. The news circulated saying they welcomed their first child in the United States.

In light of this, many of their fans thronged to their social media handles to congratulate and celebrate the award-winning songstress who had announced that she was expecting her first child through her latest single titled, ‘Duduke’.

However, when Saturday Beats reached out to a close source to the couple who preferred anonymity, the source confirmed that Simi was currently abroad with her husband and mother but had not put to bed.

Priest beheads man as sacrifice to end coronavirus pandemic

A drunk 70-year-old priest decapitated a man as a sacrifice to end the coronavirus pandemic after smoking marijuana in India.

Sansari Ojha from the Brahmani Devi Temple under Narasinghpur police station in Cuttack cut off 52-year-old Saroj Kumar Pradhan's head.

The Hindu priest from the Bandhahuda area in Odisha killed the man to appease a goddess, he claimed.

He beheaded Pradhan with an axe at 1am in the morning in the temple's shrine after an argument.
Detective Ashish Kumar Singh said Ojha was heavily drunk at the time and surrendered to police the same day after coming to his senses.

Man electrocuted few weeks to his traditional wedding in Aba

A middle-aged man identified simply as Chukwudi has been electrocuted  few weeks to his wedding.

The incident was said to have occurred at Opobo Road, along  the Ogbor Hills axis of the commercial nerve centre  of the state.

It was gathered that the deceased whose traditional marriage was some weeks ahead after discovering that there was power supply  in his neighbourhood while there was no electricity supply in his apartment started looking for a ladder to apparently switch to the next active line.

Reports have it that while he was on the electric pole trying to rectify the problem, power  was restored  on the former line

Wife of officer charged with murder in George Floyd's death, files for divorce

The wife of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, is now filing for divorce, according to her attorneys.

"This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving this tragedy.

She has filed for dissolution of her marriage to Derek Chauvin," the Sekula Law Office said in a statement Friday night.

"While Ms. Chauvin has no children from her current marriage, she respectfully requests that her children, her elder parents, and her extended family be given safety and privacy during this difficult time."

Monkeys run away with coronavirus test samples after attacking lab technician

A group of monkeys ran away with coronavirus test samples after attacking a lab technician, it is reported.

The technician was carrying test samples of three suspected Covid-19 patients when the bizarre incident is believed to have happened in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.

But the monkeys reportedly snatched the specimens and fled from the Meerut Medical College on Friday.

The samples had not yet been tested, Times Now reports.

South Korea delays reopening of schools as fear grows over second wave of Covid-19 infections

South Korea has delayed the reopening of schools by a week, as fears grow over a possible second wave of infections stemming from a new cluster traced to five bars and clubs in Itaewon, a nightlife district in Seoul.

The number of cases in the cluster has shot up to 94 as of Monday (May 11) evening. These include eight in the military, four foreigners, a nurse, and an 84-year-old grandmother.

This brings the total tally to over 10,900 cases, with 256 deaths.

90 year-old grandma protects terrified black grandson from police aiming guns at him (video)

A 90-year-old grandmother protected her terrified black grandson as police aimed their guns at him.

Officers reportedly said they followed Tye Anders, 21, to his grandmum's home in Midland, Texas, US, after allegedly spotting him running a stop sign.

Shocking footage shows Mr Anders lying down on his grandmother's front lawn as three police officers point their pistols at him.

The encounter comes just days after a white officer was filmed kneeling on the neck of African American George Floyd, who died.

Nigeria records 387 new cases of COVID-19, total now 9302

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 387 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

According to a tweet from the NCDC on Friday night, Lagos State recorded 254 cases, the Federal Capital Territory recorded 29 cases, Jigawa State had 24 cases, Edo State recorded 22 cases, Oyo State recorded 15 cases, Rivers State recorded 14 cases and Kaduna State had eleven cases.

The tweet further revealed that Borno State recorded six new cases, Kano State receded three cases Plateau, Yobe, Gombe and Bauchi state had two cases each, and Ondo State recorded one case.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 9302 with 2697 patients discharged, and 261 deaths recorded.

Ex Barcelona president claims Neymar is better than Ronaldo

Barcelona have been told to resign Neymar as he is the second best player in the world behind Lionel Messi.

Barcelona have been told to resign Neymar as he is the second best player in the world behind Lionel Messi.

The Brazilian superstar was sold to Paris Saint Germain in 2017 for a world record €222 million transfer fee.

However, Neymar has been linked with a return to La Liga and Barcelona's former president Sandro Rosell believes his old club should pull out all the stops to resign him.

Friday, May 29, 2020

FACES of policemen arrested for killing Lagos teenager

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two policemen for allegedly shooting a teenager dead at Bariga area of Lagos.

The two police officers are ASP Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke attached to Bariga Police Station.

They allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl, Tina Ezekwe dead.

Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, in a statement on Friday said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered an in depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Ezekwe.

EFCC arrests Benue vigilante commandant over alleged N449.5m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Mr. George Mbessey, the Commandant, Benue State Vigilante Group (BSVG), following a petition over alleged conspiracy, abuse of office and diversion of N449.5 million public funds.

The EFCC Makurdi Zonal Office Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Dele Oyewale said in a statement made available to the Newsmen on Friday in Makurdi.

According to Oyewale, Mbessey was arrested by operatives of the EFCC on Wednesday in Makurdi.

”The petitioners state that the BSVG receives its official funding of N20 million monthly directly from the Bureau of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs through official account.

Trump announces US is cutting off relationship with WHO

President Donald Trump, on Friday, said the United States would be cutting off its relationship with the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Mr Trump had earlier accused the global body of covering up China over the coronavirus pandemic, an accusation WHO has dismissed.

A report published by New York Post on Friday said Mr Trump, at press conference in the White House’s Rose Garden, accused the WHO “of being under the control of the communist nation (China) and it failed to provide transparency over the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak.

“China has total control over the World Health Organisation,” Mr Trump was quoted by the news outfit. He was also quoted as saying “the U.S. contributed $450 million to the WHO each year compared to China’s $40 million”.

Anthony Joshua finally KILLS rumour he's with Dj Cuppy, declares he is SINGLE and might SEARCH

He’s one of the globe’s biggest sporting stars, with a raft of titles and a legion of adoring fans – but true love is proving tougher to conquer for Anthony Joshua.

The world heavyweight boxing champion today opens up to The Sun about life in lockdown with his family -- including becoming “super dad” to his four-year-old son, JJ.

In a world exclusive interview, the 30-year-old fighter also discusses his determination to knock out boxing rival Tyson Fury, his flirtatious quip to The Queen and how sport can help reunite Britain after the Covid-19 crisis.

Peruvian model sentenced to 15 months house arrest for throwing a party during lockdown

A Peruvian model has been sentenced to 15 months of house arrest for throwing a boozy party at her home during the coronavirus lockdown, it has been reported.

Shirley Arica, 28, was arrested at her home in the Peruvian capital Lima after reportedly throwing a rowdy party during lockdown with loud music and alcohol.

The curvy Latin model has been sentenced to 15 months of house arrest and she cannot leave her home during that period without authorisation from the court, according to local media.

Reports said that the police arrived at her house at around 11pm after neighbours complained about the noisy gathering.

Covid-19: 82-year-old hypertensive patient recovers in Osun

Osun State Government on Friday discharged an 82-year old widow who recovered from coronavirus.

The patient was said to have recovered after receiving treatment for nine days at the state’s isolation and treatment centre in Asubiaro, Osogbo.

The State Commissioner for Health, Rafiu Isamotu, disclosed this in a statement, saying, “The story of the 82-year-old widow who recovered from the dreaded coronavirus provides a glimmer of hope, considering that she is a hypertensive patient on medication.

“Although when she arrived at our Isolation centre on the 13th of May, she had no cough, difficulty in breathing, sore throat, fever or anosmia associated with the virus except for diarrhoea and we successfully treated her for it and she was stable all through the period of hospitalisation.

Man butchers his twin brother during fight over girlfriend

A man identified as Peter Ogbonna, inflicted severe machete wounds on his twin brother, Paul, during a fight in Ndimoko Arondizuogu, Imo State on Monday, May 25, 2020.

The problem reportedly started after Paul allegedly flogged the son of Peter’s girlfriend, who had come to their house to check up on his mom.

It’s alleged that Paul is not in support of his twin brother’s affair with the lady who is said to be a mother-of-five.

However, when Peter got wind of the incident, he picked up a sharp cutlass and went to confront his twin brother.

Kylie Jenner slams Forbes, says site not a reputable one

Tables have turned!!! Kylie Jenner is responding to a Forbes report refuting her billionaire status.

In March 2019, the same outlet named her the youngest self-made billionaire, thanks largely to her cosmetics company, which she sold a $600 million stake in to Coty Inc. in November 2019.

In Forbes' latest report today, the outlet says the company "is significantly smaller, and less profitable, than the family has spent years leading the cosmetics industry and media outlets," citing filings released by publicly traded Coty.

The businesswoman and media personality, 22, has now slammed Forbes saying she thought they were reputable.

"what am i even waking up to. i thought this was a reputable site.. all i see are a number of inaccurate statements and unproven assumptions lol. i’ve never asked for any title or tried to lie my way there EVER. period," she tweeted.

FG to pay unemployed youths N20,000 to maintain public infrastructure

As part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda to reduce unemployment rate in the country, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), said that the Federal Government has agreed to pay the sum of twenty thousand naira, (20,000), to unemployed youths, for three months, to maintain public and social infrastructures in the country.

Disclosing this at a news conference, Keyamo opined: “The pilot programme earlier approved by Mr. President was designed to mitigate lack of job opportunities in the rural areas through a short-term engagement of 1,000 unemployed persons per local government area for a period of three months.

“It is a dry season/off-season transient job programme and was originally designed for the rehabilitation/maintenance of public and social infrastructure. Participants were to be paid an allowance of N20,000 monthly and were to be recruited largely from the pool of unskilled persons resident in those rural areas.

Ex-Minneapolis Police officer who killed George Floyd is arrested, charged with murder

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been taken into custody in connection with the death of George Floyd, who was killed during a police altercation earlier this week, according to KARE 11.

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Mark Harrington reappeared at the podium Friday after a news conference ended, saying that the BCA has arrested Chauvin.

Chauvin has been charged with 3rd Degree Murder and Manslaughter, Hennepin County attorney announced. Prosecutors said the investigation is ongoing and they could make the charge second-degree murder.

Prosecutors also noted that they expect charges against the other three officers involved.