OSBC Editor

Lagos hospital clears China returnee of Coronavirus

The Lagos State government has debunked insinuations that the dreaded Coronavirus had found its way into the state. In a statement at the weekend, the government said: “The attention of Lagos State has been drawn to a story of a query suspected case coronavirus infection, which presented at a particular …

Read More »

Adeboye leads march as Christians protest killings

Christians on Sunday staged a nationwide protest against the resurgence of killings and general insecurity in the country. The “Prayer Walk” against insecurity was called by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to coincide with the end of the three-day prayer and fasting for the nation. President of CAN Rev. …

Read More »

Oyedepo not denied visa – US

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has reacted to the news making rounds that it rejected the visa application of Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International. A newspaper had reported that the cleric was denied visa, a report which went viral …

Read More »

Alleged N243.9m AMCON debt: Court freezes firm’s account

A Federal High Court in Lagos has frozen all bank accounts belonging to Sprawling Nigeria Ltd and its two directors, pending the determination of a debt recovery suit brought against them by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The directors are Lukman Olawale Ogunyemi and Yetunde Atilade. Justice Chuka …

Read More »

Snooker: China Open postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The China Open snooker tournament became the latest sporting event to fall victim to the coronavirus outbreak on Friday after global governing body World Snooker postponed this year’s edition. “Following extensive consultation between WST, the WPBSA (World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association) and our many partners in China, we have …

Read More »

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak a global emergency

As the deadly coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, with 7,800 confirmed cases, and 170 deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO), on Friday declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. The WHO’s major reason for the declaration was because of the spread of the illness to …

Read More »