Author: Feyisayo Helen

Feyisayo Helen is a social media manager responsible for creating original text and video contents, managing posts and responding to followers. She stays up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications. She has excellent copywriting, analytical and multitasking skills.

IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A security officer of the Ogun State-owned security outfit, So-Safe Corps, Sofolahan Olanrewaju, was killed by gunmen on Sunday. According to reports, gunmen stormed a bar at Soyoye in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the State and abducted a woman at about 9:50pm. Eyewitnesses claimed that the officer was killed while trying to call for reinforcements. The spokesman of the corps, Moruf Yusuf, who confirmed the incident said; “On Sunday, August 7, 2022, at about 2150hrs, a team of yet-to-be identified kidnap syndicate carried out their dastardly act at Garden of Comfort Lodging, Bar…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) lost six members with an uncertain number injured during a procession to mark this year’s Ashura Day in Zaria. It was reported that the leader of the movement in Zaria, Mallam Abdulhamid Bello, alleged that a team of security agents invaded their members when they were rounding off the procession at Zaria City market and started shooting which resulted in the death of their members, with many injured. Bello, who revealed that the total number of casualties have not been completely recorded, further stated that “a lot of them have…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Google has apologised for a software update issue that caused a major international outage on Tuesday. The outage was quickly reported by technology platforms. The realtime online platform Downdetector reported users had registered problems with Google explorer, the world’s dominant search engine from 2.12am BST (9.12pm EST, 11.12AM AEST. As of 11.38AM, there had been 4,113 confirmed reports of Google outages. A spokesperson for the company said the team had “worked quickly” to address the fault and services were back running as normal. “We’re aware of a software update issue that occurred late this afternoon…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE Of NAIJA)- Taiwan lives under the constant threat of invasion by China, which views its neighbour as part of Chinese territory to be seized one day, by force if necessary. On Tuesday, the Taiwan’s military began a live-fire artillery drill simulating a defence of the island against an attack after days of massive Chinese war games. China launched its largest air and sea exercises around Taiwan last week in a furious response to a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking US official to visit the self-ruled island in decades. The live ammunition artillery exercise known…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Biyi Bandele, a prolific Nigerian filmmaker and director has died at the age of 54. He is the co-director of Netflix debut Nigerian original series ‘Blood Sisters’. His shocking demise comes barely weeks to the historical Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) premiere of Netflix and EbonyLife’s ‘Elesin Oba’ which he directed and adapted for the screen. Bandele’s demise was confirmed by his daughter, Temi Bandele in a social media post. The prolific filmmaker died in Lagos, on Sunday, 7 August, 2022, according to a statement released by his daughter. “I am heartbroken to share the…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Lewis Hamilton has revealed for the first time since last year’s controversial Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, that he felt “cheated” out of winning an historic eighth Formula 1 world title. The 37-year-old revealed this in an interview for the September issue of Vanity Fair; those were his emotions after losing the championship to Max Verstappen. He said he even considered walking away from the sport. The Brit had looked assured of victory in Abu Dhabi, having led the race until a safety car was brought out with six laps to go. But it was then…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Nigerian fashion stylist and entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani, has revealed how she was raped by one of her uncles when she was just 15. Lawani made the revelation in an exclusive interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo while featuring on #WithChude. She said that she left home at a young age because when “I was 15, I got raped by one of my uncles. It was so bad for me. I couldn’t tell my mum. Do you know when someone bullies you to the extent that you can’t talk?” She continued, “I opened up to one…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Federal Government has secured the release of popular singer and songwriter, Oluwatobiloba Daniel aka Kizz Daniel who was arrested in Tanzania after failing to show up for a paid concert in the country. The singer was arrested in Tanzania after failing to show up for a concert in the country. The Buga crooner was scheduled to perform at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Arena in Tanzania, on Sunday night, as part of his Afro Classic World Tour but failed to show up. Following his failure to show up, a video of angry fans trashing the…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Team Nigeria won 12 gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham; the country’s best medal returns at the event since inception. And the most interesting part of this information, is that of the 35 medals won by Nigeria to place 7th on the table, all gold medals were won by women. Voiceofnaija.ng’s Feyisayo Helen took time to look at these women who have brought glory to Nigeria, and share a bit of information about them with Nigerians and those who may not know so much about them. Miesinnei Mercy Genesis Born on 20…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has refuted claims Beauty Turkura, a disqualified housemate of the Big Brother Naija reality show, Season 7, is a lawyer. This is contained in a disclaimer issued by the first NBA Vice President, John Aikpokpo-Martins, on Monday. Contrary to common belief, he asserted, the name “Beauty Tukura” was not listed on the Roll of Legal Practitioners at the Supreme Court or the Nigerian Bar Association. The disclaimer comes just barely 36 hours after Beauty Tukura, a former housemate of the show and an acclaimed lawyer, was evicted for fighting with…

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