Day: April 6, 2020

Funke Akindele and her husband plead guilty to social distancing violation

Celebrated Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz, have pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of over 20 persons, contrary to the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government. The actress and her husband were arraigned on Monday at the Samuel Ilori Courthouse …

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‘I pray I survive this. I’m so broken’ – Funke Akindele writes in tweet after arrest over house party

Funke Akindele shared her anguish on Twitter, just after being arrested by the Lagos State Police for violating a lockdown order on Coronavirus. Recall that the Lagos State Government had issued an order which banned a public gathering of more than 20 people. However the actress incited outrage today after being spotted in a viral …

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I’m yet to see any research linking 5G network with Coronavirus – Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has reacted to the controversy 5G network has ignited on Nigeria’s social media space in the last few days. In an interview on Channels Television’s News At 10 on Sunday April 5, the Minister said he is yet to see any research linking 5G network …

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Nigerian Army allegedly suspends voluntary retirement of soldiers

The Nigerian army has reportedly suspended approvals for voluntary retirement requests from soldiers, over the alleged mass application by several military personnel to quit service. In an internal memo which was sent out in late March and made available to Premium Times, the Nigerian army disclosed that all forms 9B (military retirement application document) have …

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Court grants Adele’s request to keep details of her £140m divorce from ex Simon Konecki private

Adele’s request to keep the details of her £140million divorce private after her split from charity entrepreneur, Simon Konecki has reportedly been granted by a court in Los Angeles. The singer ended her marriage with her estranged husband of eight years in April 2019, and has since been romantically linked to rapper, Skepta. According to …

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Covid-19: I worry each time my doctor husband leaves for work — Chimamanda Adichie

Renowned Nigerian author, Chiamanda Adichie has shared her plight following the Coronavirus pandemic which is ravaging countries around the world and also shutting down activities globally. Chimamanda who announced that her closest aunt died from brain aneurysm last week, described it as a “devastating tragedy”. Reflecting on the Coronavirus pandemic, the celebrity author disclosed that …

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