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Gbenga Odunsi

Writer, Investigative Journalist, and Social Media Strategist

Feature: Street beggars flock Lagos despite rescue mission

Unarguably, Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation with more than 170 million people out of which Lagos State boasts of 20 million inhabitants, thus making the City the nation’s biggest urban ­agglomeration. Population surge in Lagos has largely occasioned by the influx of people from different parts of the country.  Lagos has to contend with various socio-economic challenges peculiar to …

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Police Recovers 263 Kidnapped, Missing Children From Ritualists In Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has in the last one year recovered no fewer than 263 kidnapped and missing children in the state bush paths. The state had in the last few years been enveloped in the hue and cry of missing children, and increasing kidnapping spree but DSP Andrew Aniamaka, Police Image Maker in the state who spoke …

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How I Mistakenly Killed Dr. Giwa – Nigerian Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima

Actress Ibinabo Fiberesima took to her Instagram page to share her side of the story and also plead for forgiveness in the accident which she was involved in that claimed the life of a medical doctor 12 years ago. In the very lengthy post, Ibinabo said she is not a killer and didn’t drive under the influence of alcohol on …

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Pastor Arrested For Running Illegal WAEC Centre

A pastor has been arrested in Ikorodu area of Lagos for running an illegal examination centre. The suspect, Adeniyi Joshua is the founder of El-Supreme Church, situated at No. 3, Oseni Adekogbe Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu. The police said they received complaints from officials of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, on Joshua ’s criminal activities at the centre. Joshua’s arrest …

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Man Divorces Wife For Being Too Beautiful

A heartbroken man left the court in tears as he deposed that he didn’t want his wife, Hilda Mleya, 30, anymore because she was too beautiful. The incident took place at Chief Chireya’s court in Gokwe, Zimbabwe. Arnold Masuka, 40, the complainant made his sensational claims before Chief Chireya. It is reported that Masuka was divorcing his wife because of …

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Man Kills Nine Children, Injures 10 Others In China

A knife-wielding man with a grudge reportedly killed nine middle school children and injured at least 10 others in northern China on Friday. Authorities said the deceased were returning home from school when the incident happened saying the incident is one of the deadliest rampages in the country in recent years. Seven girls and two boys were killed, the official …

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Man Arrested After Stealing Car With Baby Inside

Police say they caught a man who stole a car with a baby inside when they spotted him driving another stolen car. St. Petersburg police say 19-year-old Rashad Webb stole the vehicle with the child inside Monday. Webb later told police he realized the baby was inside the car and dropped him off in a parking lot. News outlets report …

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My Pastor Husband Practices Juju, Denies Me Sex – Woman tells court

A housewife, Mrs Sandra Ekpa, on Friday begged an Upper Area Court in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, to dissolve her 3-year-old marriage because her husband allegedly practices juju and also denies her sex. Ekpa told the court that her pastor husband, Gideon Adejoh, had ruined their marriage and killed the love she had for him. She said that she married Adejoh …

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Female Undergraduate Dies In Kerosene Explosion

Ogolo Eke, a 100-level student of the Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, has died after a kerosene explosion in her apartment. The student of Microbiology was said to have been refillig a kerosene lantern before the incident happened on Wednesday. Her neighbours told PUNCH Metro that se was burnt beyond recognition. She was taken to a hospital where she …

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