The Afternoon Update: Omotola Recovers From COVID-19, Ex-Nigerian Player Dies And BBNaija Fans Blast Erica Over Laycon

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde And Her Kids Recover From COVID-19

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Nigerian movie icon, Omotola Jalade-Ekiende, and her kids have recovered from the dreaded coronavirus.

The Nollywood movie star who was full of praises to God for their speedy recovery shared the good news via her Instagram page on Sunday, August 30, 2020.

“Grateful! ?? I am grateful to God Almighty the Lord of lords for all He has done for my family and I. He is truly a dependable Friend if you trust in Him. I’ll also like to thank you all for your love, prayers, calls, messages, posts, and thoughts. All truly appreciated,” she wrote…READ MORE>>>


Ex-Flying Eagles Goalkeeper, John Felagha Is Dead

Ex-Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha is dead

Former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

The Nigerian Football Federation, (NFF) announced that the former National U17 and U20 goalkeeper died in Senegal on Sunday, August 30. He was 26-year-old.



Supreme Court Upholds Governor Bello’s Election, Dismisses PDP And SDP’s Petition

Supreme court upholds Governor Bello

The Supreme Court has upheld the re-election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi state.

The appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election, Musa Wada was dismissed by the Court’s seven-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko, on grounds of lacking merit.

In the lead judgement authored by Justice John Okoro and read by Justice Uwani Abba Aji, the apex court stated that the PDP failed to prove their claim that Bello was not lawfully returned by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the election held November 16, 2019…READ MORE>>>


774, 000 Jobs: Keyamo Clears Air On Governors, Senators, Ministers Getting 40 Percent Slot

The Federal Government has said it would retain the original sharing formula for its Special Public Works, SPW, scheme.

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, disclosed this while dismissing claims of approving a 40 percent rise in the allocation of jobs to political officeholders.

The SPW is a federal government scheme aimed at employing 774, 000 unskilled Nigerians who would receive N20, 000 monthly…READ MORE>>>


Barcelona Gives Messi Conditions To Leave

Barcelona believe the only way Lionel Messi can legally leave for free, is if he chooses not to play any football next season, ESPN reports.

The Spanish club’s interpretation of the much-debated clause in Messi’s deal, is that he could depart, but would have to forgo his wages for a season.

Also, the 33-year-old would not sign for a new club until next summer, when his existing terms are due to expire…READ MORE>>>


Nigerians Blast Erica After She Said Laycon Is Using Her For Fame

Nigerians have taken to social media to call out Erica after she said Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Laycon is using her to get fame.

During a conversation between Erica and Kiddwaya, Erica said she is not going to be talking to Laycon anymore because each and every time, Big Brother asks him questions about her which to her means her popularity outside the BBNaija house has extended to Laycon.

Fans of the rapper are however not taking her statement lightly as they stormed Twitter to blast her…READ MORE>>>


Enugu Killings: Dialogue Will Resolve IPOB’s Agitation – Anyanwu

Former senator who represented Imo East senatorial district, Samuel Anyanwu, has called on the federal government to dialogue with secessionist group, Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) instead of using military to molest and victimize the group.

Anyanwu who condemned in strong words, the recent attack on members of IPOB in Enugu State which left many dead, wondered why the FG could absorb repented members of a terrorist group like Boko Haram and continues to treat the nonviolent Biafra group with disdain.

The former Imo House of Assembly lawmaker further said that the ugly trend would have been nipped in the bud if the federal government had sought for a truce with the secessionist group…READ MORE>>>


Odion Ighalo’s Children Pictured In The New Manchester United Jerseys

 Odion Ighalo

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo’s three children are proudly showing their support for their father.

The three siblings, Samuel, Bernice, and Daniel Ighalo were pictured posing together in Manchester United’s new jerseys for the 2020-21 Premier League season…READ MORE>>>


Lagos Health Commissioner Recovers From COVID-19

Lagos health commissioner recovers from COVID-19

Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner of health has recovered from Coronavirus.

The state’s commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso made the announcement and also revealed that Abayomi’s PCR test returned negative on Sunday evening, August 30…READ MORE>>>


Oyo APC Crisis Deepens As Party Stalwarts Shun Alao-Akala’s Peace Meeting

The crisis rocking the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took another dimension at the weekend when some stalwarts of the party shunned a peace meeting presided over by a former Governor of the state, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala.

Our correspondent learnt that the immediate past governor of the state, late Abiola Ajimobi had set up and inaugurated a 16-man peace committee led by Alao Akala with Prince Gbade Lana as secretary to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in the state.

DAILY POST recalls that Alao-Akala in a bid to reconcile the aggrieved members at the weekend called a peace meeting in order to settle all the crisis in the party…READ MORE>>>