Day: September 1, 2020

Barcelona presidential candidate reveals why Messi wants to leave, next club

Barcelona presidential candidate, Toni Freixa, believes that Lionel Messi will move to Manchester City. City are favourites to land the 33-year-old, after he informed the club he wants to leave this summer. According to Freixa, Messi’s decision to dump the LaLiga club, has taken several years to arrive at and is irrevocable. He claims the …

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ZLParty vows to unseat Makinde in 2023 for alleged failed promises

The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election. FELLOW PRESS recalls that ZLP is one of the political parties that worked for the success of Makinde who contested on the platform …

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I was hounded till I was ashamed to go out – Media Personality, Betty Irabor recounts all she faced during her battle with depression

Media personality, Betty Irabor has recounted some of the challenges she faced during her 8 year battle with depression. In tweets she shared, Betty Irabor recalled being hounded till she was ashamed to go out because many thought she was on a death diet. She also disclosed that she was called “anorexic and snobbish” because …

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”I love you till the end of time” Comedian Okey Bakassi tells wife as they celebrate their 19th wedding anniversary

Okey Bakassi and his wife, Ezinne, are celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary today September 1. The comedian shared a post on his Instagram page this afternoon, vowing to love Ezinne until the end of time. His post reads ”We have been friends since the day we met in 1988….today we celebrate our 19yrs of marriage …

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Usher and girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea ‘are expecting their first child together’

Usher Raymond is set to be a father for the third time. The 41-year-old R&B singer is expecting a child with his girlfriend, record executive Jenn Goicoechea, 37. Us Weekly spotted Usher and Jenn outside of a Los Angeles production studio on Monday, August 31, where the mom-to-be flaunted her growing baby bump. An insider …

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Yvonne Jegede reaches out to her ex-husband and other exes, read what she said

Actress, Yvonne Jegede, posted an open letter on her Instagram page on Tuesday morning, September 1, apologizing to her ex-husband, Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole, and her other exes she might have hurt in the past The mum of one who turned a year older last week stated that after her birthday, she decided to let go …

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Nigerian steel giant KAM aquires steel plant as FG cuts raw material importation

KAM Steel Integrated Company, a subsidiary of KAM Holding has acquired the Steel Plant Assets owned by the Standard Metallurgical Company, (SMC) in Sagamu, Ogun State, as part of efforts towards boosting its capacities for the Iron and Steel production. The Nigeria’s steel giant, however promised to create about 10,000 jobs to Nigerians and urged …

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Nigeria seeing rise in rape, incest – IPAS

A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest. This is contained in a communique issued at the end of a three-day media training for journalists on Women’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights/Global Gag Rule (GGR). FELLOW PRESS reports that the media training held in Ibadan …

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Nigerian Institute of Management declares N59.4m net surplus for 2019

The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) says it generated N59.4 million as net surplus for the year ended Dec. 31, 2019 amidst the pros and cons of its internal and external environments. This is contained in a statement issued after the Institute’s 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in …

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Boko Haram killed 13 district heads, other leaders – Shehu of Borno

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai Elkanemi, has lamented that 13 district heads and several ward heads (Bulamas) have been killed in his emirate at the peak of the ongoing crisis by the Boko Haram terrorist group. The monarch made the disclosure in Maiduguri during a courtesy visit by a delegation of the Senate Committee …

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UNILORIN undergraduate to clear drainage over romance scam

A Kwara State High Court on Monday convicted an undergraduate of the University of Ilorin, Ridwan Akinsanya, over a romance scam. The 400-level student was sentenced to three months of community service by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye. Akinsanya, according to a statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, …

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Drama as man, family disrupt Lagos church wedding, say bride already married

There was confusion on Saturday at the Great Salvation Christian Centre, aka Father’s Church, on Ako Aro Road, in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State, after a man, Iberemu Osadebe, disrupted an ongoing wedding in the church. He claimed that the bride, Gloria, was his wife. FELLOW PRESS gathered that Osadebe had a traditional wedding …

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NCDC confirms 143 new COVID-19 cases, total now 54,008

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 143 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s total infections to 54,008. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Monday. The health Agency said that 143 cases were confirmed from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), taking the …

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Rehabilitation: Army hands over captured B/Haram family members to Govs.

The Nigerian Army on Monday handed over 778 family members of Boko Haram terrorists captured in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, to governors of 16 northern states for rehabilitation. Maj.-Gen. Moundhey Ali, Commander, 4 Special Forces Command, handed over the refugees on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, at …

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Discussion still ongoing on school resumption, says minister

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says discussion is still ongoing on school resumption. Nwajiuba said this during the Presidential Task Force on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing on Monday in Abuja. While answering a question on possible reopening of schools, the minister said that discussion on it was still going on. He …

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WASSCE: All COVID-19 positive students treated, return to classes

Students who tested positive for COVID-19 during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination have returned to classes after treatment and discharge. The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known on Monday in Abuja at the 62nd Joint National Briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. According …

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