Famous Nigerian soccer star, Kelvin Odenigbo, playing for FC Vitebsk in Belarus, has been found dead after reportedly drowning in a lake.
The Belarusian Premier League club confirmed the incident in a statement on its website.
The club said the corpse of the 20-year-old striker was found on Saturday by the lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.
In the statement, the club said Odenigbo drowned and his corpse was found on Saturday, June 5, by the lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.
“We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player.
The football club Vitebsk reports that on June 5, 2021, on the lake Beloye, in the area of the tourist base Verasy, OSVOD employees found the drowned Kelvin Odenigbo.
We will publish all official information as it becomes available. We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player, as well as to all the fans of the team,” the statement reads.
However reacting to the sad incident, Nigerian musician N6, says he senses foul play and called for further investigations into the real cause of the footballer’s death.
“Suspicious drownings have always been a weird way Nigerians have been killed overseas. Our foreign mission shouldn’t accept this story at Face value and should force the Belarus PD into Full scale investigation,” N6 wrote.
Odenigbo joined the club on loan from NAF Rockets FC, the Nigerian National League side, at the end of last season before making the switch permanent for the 11-match-old 2021/22 season in March 2021.
‘I’m married, let me talk to my husband first’ – Actress Funke Akindele tells Eniola Badmus when she asked about their outing
Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has always sought her husband's permission before she goes out for any public outing.
The actress revealed this during a phone conversation with her colleague and friend Eniola Badmus after questioning her about their outing.
Responding to Eniola Badmus, Funke Akindele said she's married and would need to talk to her husband first before going out.
Eniola Badmus said: La funky, what's the time? what time are we moving
Funke Akindele replied: I'm married, let me talk to mu husband first,
Reacting social media users applauded the actress for respecting her husband as such a decision is essential in marriage.
ruby__realtor wrote: Very necessary...
Just few hours after the shocking death of prophet TB Joshua was announced, the General Superintendent of Redemption Ministries, Worldwide, Rev. Stephen Akinola has also been confirmed dead.
It was gathered that Rev. Stephen Akinola died in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, 2021 at an hospital in Abuja, BBC pidgin reports.
News of Akinola’s passing filtered in just as Nigerians and the world were mourning Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations who died in the wee hours of Sunday.
Although it’s unclear what led to his death, reports have it that the clergyman underwent a kidney transplant sometime ago.
It was gathered that many worshippers, including members of his congregation and residents, had thronged to the church which has its headquarters in Port...
Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun, a Nigerian on-air personality and television presenter, has revealed that she and her husband, Olumide Aderinokun have successful been installed as the Akinruiyiwa of the Owu Kingdom and Yèyé Akinruiyiwa.
They were crowned by the Olowu of Owu Kingdom.
The excited new Yéyé Akinruiyiwa of Owu Kingdom made their latest achievement known via her verified Instagram page.
She shared an image of herself, husband and baby and captioned it, "Introducing Chief and Chief Mrs Aderinokun the Akinruiyiwa & Yéyé Akinruiyiwa of Owu Kingdom."
On August 12, 2017, Stephanie Coker...