Tag: Sylvester Oromoni

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 Oromoni: Coroner orders 10 mins break as Dowen College Principal weeps during inquest

The Principal of Dowen College, Lagos, Mrs Adebisi Layiwola, on Tuesday wept before an Ikeja Corona’s Court while narrating how the death of a 12-year-old student, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., was relayed to her. The  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Coroner, Mr Mikhail Kadiri, had to stand down[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…]

Sylvester: Falana objects as pathologist identifies errors in first autopsy conducted in Warri

A pathologist, Dr Sokunle Soyemi, has informed an Ikeja Coroner’s Court that the first autopsy conducted at Warri, Delta, on the late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, was botched. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Soyemi, who has 17-year experience in the field of[Read More…]

Inquest: Sylvester taken to church not hospital, family doctor testifies

A medical doctor Aghogho Owhojede on Tuesday said that the late Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, was not taken to a hospital for treatment. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Owhojede, who has been the Oromoni family doctor for 15 years, testified before an Ikeja[Read More…]

Coroner Inquest: Absence of Sylvester Oromoni’s father stalls proceedings

The absence of Mr Sylvester Oromoni Snr, the father of Sylvester Oromoni, the late 12-year-old student of Dowen College on Monday stalled proceedings at the Coroner Inquest to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Coroner Inquest, which was previously holding at[Read More…]

Sylvester Oromoni: My son won’t be buried until we get justice — Father

Sylvester Snr, father of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, late student of Dowen College in Lagos, allegedly beaten and fed a liquid chemical. The Lagos state police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, while revealing the findings in the autopsy report conducted on Sylvester Omoroni Jnr, said it did not show that the 12-year-old student was murdered.[Read More…]

El-Rufai bags war commander title, Sarkin Yakin Kachia, in Southern Kaduna

Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has been conferred with the traditional title of Sarkin Yakin Kachia, the war commander of Kachia, a town in Southern Kaduna. The title was announced by the District Head of Kachia, Dr Sabiu Suleiman, during a reception organised by residents to celebrate their kinsman, Alhaji[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…]

‘Nothing showed murder’: Police reveal details of Sylvester’s autopsy report

The Lagos state police have revealed the findings in the autopsy report conducted on Sylvester Omoroni Jnr, the deceased student of Dowen College in Lagos. The Lagos state police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, noted the autopsy report did not show that the 12-year-old student was murdered. NewsWireNGR had earlier reported that[Read More…]