Pay Us N500m, Family Demands From Gbajabiamila Over Newspaper Vendor’s Death

-Adewale Adetoyese The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke, a vendor who died after being shot by a security aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has written a letter to the Speaker, demanding N500 million. TellAfrica learnt this through a letter dated November 23, 2020, signed by the lawyer of the family, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN). Ozekhome was given the mandate to write the letter by the father of the deceased, Okorie Okereke; and the younger brother to the deceased, Destiny Okereke. The letter read in part,…

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Exposed: DJ Switch Was Right About The Killing, Nigerian Army Acted On Sanwo-Olu’s Order

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, had earlier denied that he knew nothing about the killing of peaceful EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of the state by personnel of the Nigerian Army. Investigative journalists have now revealed the truth of the incidence which corroborate the brief given by a major witness, Djswitch who alleged that upto 15 innocent peaceful protesters were killed by the men of the Nigerian Army on the night. The soldiers involved in the operation have also confirmed that they were actually drafted in…

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CNN journalist Richard Quest marries longtime partner Chris Pepesterny

CNN International’s top business journalist and anchor Richard Quest has finally tied the knot with his longtime male partner Chris Pepesterny. The renowned news anchor took to social media to express his joy at having said “I Do” to Chris, sharing a beautiful picture with his husband in which they are all smiles. Quest captioned the post: “We said ‘I Do’ at the weekend. Happiest day of our lives.”

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Church Goers Turn Back As Sporadic Gunshots Takeover Akure As APC, PDP Political Thugs Lock Horns

-Adewale Adetoyese Christians who were on there way to Churches had to turn back home as thugs took over some parts of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Sunday morning when hoodlums suspected to be from the camp the of All Progressive Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP attacked each other. TellAfrica gathered that sporadic shootings rented the air as motorists and passers-by scampered for safety during the fracas. With the busy Oba Adesida road deserted which also extended to Arakale axis of the city, those who were…

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“YOU’RE THE FACE OF OUR TOURISM EXPEDITION”, OYETOLA HAILS OONI AS IFE CELEBRATE OLOJO FESTIVAL

-Adewale Adetoyese Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola has described the Arole Oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, as a royal ally and a critical face of his administration’s tourism expedition. Governor Oyetola made this known on Saturday, while joining thousands of natives, tourists and dignitaries at the Ile Oduduwa Palace of Ile-Ife, to celebrate the 2020 edition of Olojo festival. “We are happy to have an Ooni who shares our dream that Olojo Festival should be of tourist and commercial values and not a mere avenue for celebrations…

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Ooni Ogunwusi Returns From Seclusion; Harps On Fasting, Prayers Towards Seeking Heavenly Blessings

-Adewale Adetoyese The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Friday night returned from the seven days seclusion exercise which he embarked upon as part of the ongoing Olojo festival. While addressing the cheering crowd at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ooni Ogunwusi described his journey as a core spiritual exercise during which he prayed for his subjects, the Yoruba race and the entire humanity. “Tonight, I’ll give you keys towards receiving heavenly blessings and all round breakthrough. It is fasting and prayers to the…

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Ooni Calls Jimoh Aliu Hero Of Yoruba Culture, Says His Death Is A Blow To Nigerian Theatre Industry

-Olafare Moses ‘Yera The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has described the death of the veteran nollywood giant, Pa Jimoh Aliu as a passage of one of Yoruba’s greatest heroes of culture and traditions, saying his death has dealt a blow to the theatre and film industry in Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual leader of the Oodua race worldwide in a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, described the late actor, producer and entertainer as a unique…

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Islamic Movement In Nigeria Criticises Pete Edochie’s Portrayal Of Shiites In New Movie

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has expressed disapproval at the portrayal of Shiites in a yet-to-be-released Nollywood movie titled, ‘Fatal Arrogance’. Pete Edochie plays the lead role in the film, which was shot in Enugu and produced by Anosike Kingsley Orji. The movie’s official trailer is yet to be released, however, its behind-the-scenes and a 12-minute-clip from the set are already generating controversy on social media. The group linked the movie to a book of the same title as the movie, ‘Fatal Arrogance’ written by Kuanum Terrence, launched in…

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Veteran Actor & Cultural Enthusiasts, Pa Jimoh Aliu Is Dead

Prominent nollywood actor and Yoruba cultural enthusiast who produced the epical movie “Arelu” died at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti. Pa Jimoh Aliu, MFR, also known as Aworo, was a Nigerian dramatist, sculptor, film writer, playwright and director, born on November 11, 1939, Ekiti, Nigeria and took his last breadth on 17 September 2020 in Ado Ekiti. TellAfrica gathered that Jimoh Aliu, a former President of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners(ANTP) was aged 85 years. More details shortly…..

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31 Yr-Old Woman Struck A Final Pose To Death As She Falls Into A Dam

Final pose! 31-year-old woman dies after falling into dam while posing for photos. A woman slipped into a dam while posing for photos at a lovers’ picnic at Chepkiit Waterfalls in Nandi County. Our correspondent S’Teller learnt that the 31-year-old Dorcas Jepkemoi Chumba was swept away by raging waters on Sunday afternoon while her partner, Benjamin Kazungu, was using her phone to take pictures of her. Ms Chumba’s family, which hails from Kapchorwa village in Keiyo South, has been camping at the falls since Sunday with the hope of retrieving…

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