Good afternoon and welcome to Brainnews afternoon updates on the latest news stories in Nigeria this afternoon, January 1, 2021.
Below are the latest news in Nigeria this afternoon;
1. “There Is Nothing In COVID-19” – Bishop Oyedepo
The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, says the devil is using the COVID19 pandemic to attack the church of Christ and that there is nothing in the novel Coronavirus.
Oyedepo who has consistently condemned the protocols put in place to contain the spread of COVID19, said this while delivering his new year’s eve sermon in his church in Ota, Ogun state. CONTINUE READING..
2. Stray Bullet Kills Pregnant Woman As Soldiers Chase Driver In Kogi
A 28-year-old pregnant woman, Marian Pelemo died after she was struck by a stray bullet allegedly fired by some men in military uniform in Kogi State.
The tragic incident occurred on Wednesday December 29, at about 9 pm in Magongo, Ogori/Magongo local government council. CONTINUE READING WITH PHOTOS..
3. Omoyele Sowore And Other Activists Arrested In Abuja, As #FreeSowore Trends
According to SaharaReporters, Sowore and other activists were reportedly carrying out a peaceful procession to mark the New Year. The activists were almost done with their crossover procession when about seven loaded vans of the Nigerian security forces swooped on them, brutalising everyone at sight.
The publication adds that eyewitnesses say police officers suspected to be the Rapid Response Squad stormed Gudu junction in Abuja, wounding Sowore before whisking him away with other activists from the location. CONTINUE READING..
4. NIMC: Those Extorting NIN Applicants Risk 7-Year Jail Term
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has warned that those extorting National Identification Number (NIN) applicants risk a 7-year jail term.
Citing Sections 14, 20 and 21 of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) Act and Sections 10 and 12 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, the NIMC which stated that the offence is punishable in accordance with the laws also affirmed that the ongoing enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN) is free across the country. CONTINUE READING..
5. Nigerian Adult Movie Star, Krissyjoh Reveals That He Has Made N240m From Adult Movies
Nigerian adult movie star, Krissyjoh has revealed that he has made over N240m ($600,784) from acting in adult movies.
The adult star who showed off his total earnings via a screenshot he shared, thanked his fans for all their support. He further described it as a testimony and not a showoff. CONTINUE READING..