Reliable reports have confirmed the death of Pastor Nomthi Odukoya, wife of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya. Pastor Nomthi Odukoya had suffered from cancer for 2 years till her last breath.
May her soul rest in peace.
May God comfort the family.
Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years For Murder Of George Floyd in USA
Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison for murdering George Floyd, Afrilyn.com reports the verdict that took place on Friday, June 25, 2021.
Recall that 2 months ago, a jury convicted Chauvin in the death of Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man and father. On May 25, 2020, Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds after detaining him on suspicion of passing a counterfeit bill. Floyd begged for mercy as his air supply dwindled. This led to his untimely death.
Marcelo Becomes Real Madrid’s Captain After Sergio Ramos’ Departure
Real Madrid’s left-back Marcelo Vieira is now the new captain of the club following defender Sergio Ramos’ exist, Afrilyn.com has learnt.
In a statement released by Florentino Perez, the club’s president, on this new development.
It states in parts that: “Marcelo will be our captain next season. It’s difficult to find another LB like Marcelo. Him and Roberto Carlos have been the best in the history.”
The 33-year-old Brazilian, who has been with Los Blancos since January 2007, will see his current contract expire in June 2022, but it is understood that there have been no talks to either sell the defender or renew his deal at the moment.
Recalled that Marcelo who lost his place to Ferland Mendy under Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid’s coach, only made 19 appearances during the 2020-21 campaign, adding to the 528 times he has played for Real Madrid during a 14-year career in the Spanish capital.
Real Madrid’s new captain is called Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, and widely known as Marcelo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Spanish club Real Madrid. He also captains the Brazil national team.
FG Suspends Twitter’s Operations in Nigeria
The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday,
citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.
The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.
Special Assistant To The President (Media)
Office of the Minister of Information and Culture
4 June 2021
ECOWAS Suspends Mali From Its Institutions After Coup
Mali has been suspended again from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup by the Malian military. This was announced after the regional summit this past Sunday of the West African leaders.
Excerpts of the press release obtained by Afrilyn.com read: “The suspension from ECOWAS takes immediate effect until the deadline of the end of February 2022 when they are supposed to hand over to a democratically elected government,” Ghana’s Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey told reporters.
“One of the decisions of the heads of state is that they should ensure that in the next few days a civilian prime minister is put in place to form the next government,” she added
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