Akeredolu lifts ban on religious gathering in Ondo
The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ordered the resumption of religious activities in the state.
Governor Akeredolu gave the order on Wednesday in Akure, Ondo State, during the weekly media briefing on COVID-19 in the state.
Disclosing that the state has recorded its second COVID-19 related death, Akeredolu stated that churches will only operate on Sundays while Mosques will be allowed to operate on Fridays.
Arewa husband allegedly divorces his only wife of 19 years after she engaged in the viral “Dancing For Husbands” challenge
The Dancing For Husbands challenge has gained popularity among northern wives, however, a marriage of 19 years has reportedly ended because of it.
Over the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, Arewa women engaged in a challenge which involves dancing for their husbands and sharing the video with the hashtag #DancingForHusbands Challenge.
The challenge has provided beautiful content that was enjoyed by social media users. However, a Facebook user took to the platform today to reveal that one of the women who engaged in the challenge has been divorced by her husband. The woman is his only wife and they’ve been married for 19 years but he allegedly divorced her for sharing an intimate family video online. READ MORE>>>
Another Prominent Kano Monarch Dies At 89
Dr. Wada Ibrahim Waziri, the Sa’in Bichi, Hakimin Dambatta has passed on at the age of 89.
Family sources told The Nation that the prominent monarch died Wednesday morning after a protracted illness related to old age.
The late monarch who was at one time the District Head of Makoda was born into a royal family and had his education early in Kano Middle School, passed out in the 1950s. READ MORE>>>
FG Set To Release Guidelines On School Reopening
The Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.
While congratulating children in the country on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation urged stakeholders to begin to take steps that would aid the reopening of schools in the country.
I maintain my innocence on allegations – AfDB Chief Adesina
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that he would maintain innocence with regards to allegations that seek to impugn his honour and the reputation of the bank.
Adesina said this in a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday. READ MORE>>>
Gani Adams welcome set of twins with wife
Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, on Tuesday, welcomed a set of twins, a boy and a girl, who were both delivered at a private hospital in Lagos.
Adams, made this known in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi on Wednesday while expressing gratitude to God for the gift, saying it was purely a gift from God. READ MORE>>>
Mother who drowned own child remanded at LUTH
An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Wednesday remanded a mother Olufunmilola Adisa, suspected of killing baby, at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for psychiatric evaluation.
Adisa, 22, is believed by the police to have drowned her 21 months old child in a bucket of water. READ MORE>>>