Tag: Dowen College

Sylvester Oromoni: My son suffered shock, father of accused Dowen College student

Mr Samuel Inyang, father of one of the senior students of Dowen College, Lagos, accused of beating the late 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., has said that his son suffered from shock and paroxysm after returning from police interrogation. Paroxysm is a sudden attack or outburst of emotion or activity. Inyang,[Read More…]

Sylvester: ‘As a father, if it were you, how would you feel?’, Coroner asks Dowen College teacher

A teacher and houseparent at Dowen College, Lagos, Mr Ahmed Ayomo, was asked by a Coroner, Mr Mikhail Kadiri, on Monday, “As a father, if it were you, how would you feel? Would you still have confidence in the school?”. The question was over the death of a 12-year-old student, Sylvester[Read More…]

“I hope all parents have withdrawn their children from the school” – Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele on Sylvester Oromoni and Dowen College

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, has expressed concern over children enrolled in Dowen College, despite the death of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni. The chairman of the school board and members stepped down on Friday, weeks after the police cleared five students linked to the death of Oromoni. The school noted that due to[Read More…]

Sylvester Oromoni:Lagos exonerates Dowen College students, officials 

Five students and five officials of Dowen College linked to the death of a 12-year-old student of the college, Sylvester Oromoni, have been exonerated by the Lagos State Government. Also, cleared was Kingsley Otuaro, the manager of the school building in Lekki. The students cleared by the state government are[Read More…]

Police appeal to Nigerians not to take the law into their own hands, over Sylvester Oromoni

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday warned citizens not to take the law into their own hands, concerning the death of a student of Dowen College, Lekki, Sylvester Oromoni. The Lagos State Ministry of Education has ordered the indefinite closure of the school, pending the outcome of the investigation[Read More…]

PHOTOs: Family celebrates late Sylvester Omoroni Jnr’s birthday

The family of Sylvester Oromoni jr., a 12-year-old JSS2 student of Dowen College, Lekki, on Saturday celebrated his birthday. The student allegedly died of injury is sustained after he was beaten by his colleagues. Announcing the late child’s birthday, his father said: “We will celebrate his birthday on the 4th[Read More…]

Lagos investigates Sylvester Oromoni’s death, as Dowen College shut down

There are indications that the Lagos state government will be probing Dowen College over the death of a 12-year-old student, Sylvester Oromoni. A cousin of the victim had alleged that he died from injury sustained during a beating by other students who “tried to put him in cult, he refused[Read More…]