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2023 : You Have Six Months To Go, Adebutu Tells Abiodun
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2023 : You Have Six Months To Go, Adebutu Tells Abiodun

A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu, has taunted Governor Dapo Abiodun, saying has six months left in the saddle. Adebutu who said Abiodun would be sent packing after next year’s election, said the state would witness “good governance and enjoy peace.” He said this while addressing newsmen at the weekend at the annual Akesan day in Iperu, the hometown of Abiodun and Adebutu himself, in Ikenne Local Government Area of the state. This year’s Akesan Day – an annual festival in Iperu witnessed a new twist as both Abiodun and Adebutu held separate celebrations at different locations in the town. Speaking with newsmen, Adebutu expressed concern that the festival was turned into a political rally. He urged the people of ...
Atiku Promises Improved Fundings, Support For Creative Sector
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Atiku Promises Improved Fundings, Support For Creative Sector

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has promised to support the creative industry with the necessary incentives, if elected into power in the 2023 general election. He made the commitment in Lagos during a roundtable discussion with stakeholders in Nigeria’s creative, cultural and innovative industry. Some of the speakers at the discussion panel include top entertainment entrepreneur, Ayo Animashaun; award-winning director, Kenneth Gyang; ace creative director, Papa Omotayo; Talent Manager and Music Executive, Efe Omorogbe, media entrepreneur, Agatha Amata among others. Atiku said the industry has what it takes to crash the unemployment rate and generate huge revenue for the country if necessary support is given. Among ...
Troops neutralize four bandits in Kaduna
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Troops neutralize four bandits in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralized four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, November 27, 2022. "The troops made contact and pursued the fleeing bandits. Two bandits were neutralized during the engagement, while credible human intelligence sources revealed that two others died from gunshot wounds," the statement read. "Credible sources in the general area reported that two of the four neutralized have been identified as Dogo Mallam and Bello Mallam. "The troops recovered one AK47 rifle, one magazine with 22 rounds of ammunition and one m...
Reaction as  APC Aspirants Lament Non-Refund Of Nomination Fees
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Reaction as APC Aspirants Lament Non-Refund Of Nomination Fees

Aspirants who contested various positions in the 2023 primary elections conducted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have lamented the inability of the national leadership of the party to refund them various sums paid as nomination fees. Our correspondent gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered that nomination fees paid by aspirants who stepped down for other aspirants and persons under 40 who paid full sum instead of half be refunded to the aspirant without further delay Among these categories were persons under 40 years of age, who were asked to pay half of the nomination fees, but inadvertently paid full and those who were begged to step down for one aspirant or the other. One of the aggrieved aspirants, Arua Ibiam, told our correspondent in an ...
It’s now one doctor to 10,000 patients – NARD
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It’s now one doctor to 10,000 patients – NARD

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, says 4,000 of its members are ready to migrate abroad for greener pastures, warning that it is now a ratio of one doctor to 10,000 patients in the country. The revelation comes as the association expressed worries over government's 'nonchalant attitudes to members’ salaries, welfare and other deserved packages," Vanguard reports  NARD revealed that Nigeria had already lost 2,000 doctors to the other countries in the last two years and that Nigeria was well short of WHO’s recommended ratio of one doctor to 600 patients. Although he admitted that mobility of labour was recognized anywhere in the world, he, however, said there were several reasons people can decide to leave their countries or migrate to other places, ...
Ebonyi INEC office gut fire as PVCs and other items destroyed (photos)
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Ebonyi INEC office gut fire as PVCs and other items destroyed (photos)

Several Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) and other items were destroyed after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State was gutted by fire today November 27. A statement released by INEC’s National Commissioner & Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the fire incident occurred around 10.00 am when some unidentified persons set the entire building ablaze. “Although no casualties resulted from the attack, the main building and all the movable and immovable items inside it were destroyed. These include 340 ballot boxes, 130 voting cubicles, 14 electric power generators, large water storage tanks, assorted office furniture and fixtures, and yet-to-be-determined quan...
North Korea aims to have the world’s strongest nuclear force – Kim Jong Un says
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North Korea aims to have the world’s strongest nuclear force – Kim Jong Un says

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un has stated his country's intention is to have the world's most powerful nuclear force. The Sunday, November 27 announcement comes as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of a new ballistic missile, North Korean state media reports. Kim inspected a Nov. 18 test of the Hwasong-17, North Korea's largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and pledged to counter what he called U.S. nuclear threats. North Korea's "ultimate goal is to possess the world's most powerful strategic force, the absolute force unprecedented in the century," Kim said in the order promoting the officers, adding that building up the country's nuclear capabilities would reliably protect the dignity and sovereignty of the state and t...
UPDATE : Abuja-Kaduna Train: We’re 90 percent ready to resume — FG
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UPDATE : Abuja-Kaduna Train: We’re 90 percent ready to resume — FG

The federal government says it is 90 percent ready to resume the Abuja-Kaduna train services. Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, revealed this to journalists at the Rigasa train Terminal, in Kaduna shortly after a brief inspection of the Abuja, Idu train station and the Rigasa, Kaduna Terminal on Sunday,  November 27. He revealed certain security measures have been taken to ensure protection of lives and properties of Abuja-Kaduna train passengers. He disclosed that the number of daily trips would be reduced, and the use of National Identity Number would be strictly requested as part of strategies to secure passengers. He added that the Ministry in partnership with the NRC and other bodies would begin profiling of all train subscribers while also increasin...
Public Notice : An Invitation Letter For Idumeko Unity Cup 2022.
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Public Notice : An Invitation Letter For Idumeko Unity Cup 2022.

Soccer (aka football) is more than just a fun, popular, international sport. It plays a role in international development by funding global education, effecting positive social change and producing renewable energy. This letter is to inform you about the football tournament organized by Lion Sir Festus Egbeyon for Idumeko Ekpon community in Igueben Local Govt Area of Edo State Nigeria. in which different teams of different quarters from Idumeko community will take part in the football competition. During the press briefing with Snow Tv, the chief host Lion Sir Festus Egbeyon and organizers in a special way invite the general public, football lovers and those who seek more of community development to attend this event as a chief guest. He also added discovering new ...
France Wants End To Discrimination Against Women
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France Wants End To Discrimination Against Women

The French Embassy in Nigeria has called for an end to all forms of discrimination against women and girls. The First Counselor of the Embassy in Abuja, Mr Oliver Chatelis, made the call at the beginning of the ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence’. The programme commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is an annual international campaign scheduled from November 25 to December 10. It started with the exhibition “Femicides/Art Report” which was presented by an artist and graphic designer, David Palacios in collaboration with two Nigerian artists, Tersoo Gundu and Obi Nwaegbe. Chatelis said the initiative is part of a large campaign supported by France to support the fight against gender-based violence for a succ...
APC women flag-off campaigns as Gov Ayade makes case for Tinubu
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APC women flag-off campaigns as Gov Ayade makes case for Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress, APC women Presidential Campaign Council at the weekend flagged off its campaign in Calabar, Cross River State with a pledge to ensure gender mainstreaming in the administration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. At the event, which was held at the U.J Esuene Sports Stadium, the First Lady and grand patron of the women’s team, Dr. Aisha Buhari expressed optimism that women and youths will deliver Tinubu in the general elections, noting that the party stands for peace and progress, and urged the women to be fully committed to the campaign.  Rinsola Abiola, head of media, APC Women Presidential Campaign team, the First Lady was represented by Zahra Buhari Indimi, her daughter. Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the APC presidential candidate and chairma...
150,988 PVCs waiting for owners in Niger – INEC
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150,988 PVCs waiting for owners in Niger – INEC

A total of 150,988 Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) are still waiting for their owners in Niger, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The agency’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in the north-central state, Yushau Ahmed, announced this on Sunday in Bida when he paid a courtesy call to Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar. The visit was part of ongoing efforts to mobilize those who had registered, to strive to collect their PVCs. The INEC official told the traditional ruler that the cards were spread across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state. He appealed to traditional and religious leaders to mobilize the affected people to visit the headquarters of their local governments to collect their PVCs adding, however, that no card would be giv...
Primate Ayodele sends warnings to Tinubu, Atiku, Peter Obi
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Primate Ayodele sends warnings to Tinubu, Atiku, Peter Obi

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has sent warnings to the major contenders in the race to become the next president of Nigeria. In a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, Primate Ayodele said all the candidates have potential but their ambitions have clauses that can make or mar them. Speaking on the All Progressive Congress, Primate Ayodele noted that the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling party is the clause for its candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and that this will scuttle the chances of the party. He explained that those with the candidate will disappoint him before the election. For PDP’s Atiku, Primate Ayodele advised the candidate to humble himself and settle the crisis within his party because the divis...
Countries Must Block Finances To Win Fight Against Terrorism – Aregbesola
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Countries Must Block Finances To Win Fight Against Terrorism – Aregbesola

The Minister of  Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that to win the fight against global terrorism, countries must focus their efforts on identifying, tracing and seizing funds, assets, and property that are used to enable terrorism. Aregbesola stated this at the third ministerial conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing with the theme: “No money for terror”, held in New Delhi, India at the weekend. In his speech which was made available to Daily Trust on Sunday, he said the Federal Government was using financial intelligence alongside kinetic measures to combat the scourge of terrorism in the country. “From shadow banks, dark web cryptocurrency transactions to illegal cross-border cash couriers and unlicensed money transfer agents; the infrastructure that support...
Wanted drug kingpin nabbed as NDLEA arrests another Saudi-bound trafficker with cocaine concealed in sandals at Lagos airport
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Wanted drug kingpin nabbed as NDLEA arrests another Saudi-bound trafficker with cocaine concealed in sandals at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have disrupted the activities of a major cocaine syndicate in Lagos following the arrest of a 56-year-old trafficker, Lawal Lateef Oyenuga who was on a mission to deliver 400grams of the class A drug concealed in a pair of palm sandals in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, November 27, 2022, said a swift follow up led to the arrest of a wanted notorious kingpin, Wasiu Sanni Gbolahan popularly known as Teacher, who recruits mules for the cartel. "NDLEA operatives attached to the screening point of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos had on Thursday 24th November intercepted Lawal Lateef Oyenuga with a pair of black palm ...
Nigeria to begin processing of raw gold and others — Minister
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Nigeria to begin processing of raw gold and others — Minister

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite has announced that Nigeria has begun the process of refining gold, gemstones and other mineral resources in the six geo-political regions of Nigeria. Adegbite who noted that the country’s mineral resources will go a long way in creating jobs and wealth for Nigerians, further revealed that six plants are being set up in the various regions to process mineral resources deposited in those regions. He said;  ‘We have set out to do six regional projects and one of them is the gold souk in Kano, the North West region. “Before now, our gold was being exported in its raw form for close to nothing to foreign counter for processing and we end up buying them expensively. ‘We have trained people who wil...
“I left N14bn for my successor” – Outgoing governor, Gboyega Oyetola, says
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“I left N14bn for my successor” – Outgoing governor, Gboyega Oyetola, says

Outgoing governor of Osun, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, says he left N14 billion in the state’s coffers for his successor, Sen. Ademola Adeleke who takes over from him today November 27. In his farewell message released by his media aide, Ismaila Omipidan, Oyetola stated that his administration paid N97 Billion from the debt it inherited in 2018 when he assumed office. He declared that his administration did not borrow any money from anywhere to finance the state’s economy, stressing that he kept the faith and maintained fidelity to his electoral promises throughout his tenure. “We are leaving behind a cash balance of more than N14 billion. In addition to the N14 billion cash, another N8 billion is being expected between December and January 2023 from our performan...
If you can’t post my pictures now that I’m alive, don’t post them when I die – Actress Shan George tells her ‘Frenemis’ {VIDEO}
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If you can’t post my pictures now that I’m alive, don’t post them when I die – Actress Shan George tells her ‘Frenemis’ {VIDEO}

Actress Shan George has asked her frenemies not to post her pictures if she dies as they do not post her photos now that she is alive. In a video she shared on her Instagram page, Shan said she would wake up from her grave and pursue anyone who doesn't post her photos now but post when she's dead. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cld-nf_rGUI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
BREAkING : Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke, sworn in as governor of Osun state {VIDEO}
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BREAkING : Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke, sworn in as governor of Osun state {VIDEO}

Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke, has been sworn in as the governor of Osun state. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Osogbo city stadium on Sunday November 27. Adeleke, who contested the governor election on July 16 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defeated Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was seeking re-election. See more photos and a video from the ceremony below... https://twitter.com/i/status/1596878028319391744 https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cld97IpMg4y/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND G...
Moment armed robbers invaded church in South Africa while pastor was preaching {VIDEO}
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Moment armed robbers invaded church in South Africa while pastor was preaching {VIDEO}

Suspected armed robbers invaded a Seventh Day Adventist church in Johannesburg, South Africa while the pastor was preaching.  The incident took place at the church located two streets from Noord Taxi Rank on Saturday afternoon, November 26, 2022. According to Harare Live, the six gunmen disguised themselves as visitors and, as the service began, they drew their weapons and ordered the pastor and the entire congregation to sit down. The visibly shaken pastor complied with the robbers while the church camera captured the incident. The robbers were said to have carted away phones, wallets, and tithe money.  https://twitter.com/i/status/1596877338004066305 Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UP...
Oyo police denies assassination attempt on Peter Obi
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Oyo police denies assassination attempt on Peter Obi

The Oyo State police command has dismissed claims of an assassination attempt on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party and former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi during his presidential rally at the Lekan Salami, Adamasingba Stadium last week. Recall that a man was caught with a dagger at the rally which took place on November 23. However, in a statement released, the spokesperson of the state police command, Adewale Osifeso, said it was true that one Lateef Wasiu was arrested by police officers stationed at the venue for being in possession of a concealed weapon, a double-faced jack-knife placed on the inside of his suit in violation of the 2022 Electoral Act and other guiding regulations but it was not for any assassination. Reiter...
Bags of damaged Naira notes discovered weeks after CBN announced and unveiled newly re-designed N200, N500 and N1000 notes {VIDEO}
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Bags of damaged Naira notes discovered weeks after CBN announced and unveiled newly re-designed N200, N500 and N1000 notes {VIDEO}

Bags of damaged Naira notes have been discovered weeks after CBN announced and unveiled newly re-designed N200, N500 and N1000 notes. In a video that is making the rounds on social media, naira notes that have apparently been damaged due to moisture could be seen in the bags. Watch the viral video below... https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cld8XS1sA-M/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Singer Davido storms  the inauguration of his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, as the next governor of Osun state
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Singer Davido storms the inauguration of his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, as the next governor of Osun state

Singer, Davido made his first public appearance on Sunday morning November 27, since the demise of his son, Ifeanyi. He joined his family and friends as they prepare for the inauguration of his Uncle, Ademola Adeleke, as the next governor of Osun state, Recall Davido worked very hard for his Uncle to emerge as the governor of the state. See more photos of him this morning below ... Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Your Campaign Has Failed Integrity Test, Atiku Mocks Tinubu
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Your Campaign Has Failed Integrity Test, Atiku Mocks Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) says with the series of “disgraceful allegations” against the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, he has no integrity left to hold office as the President of Nigeria. Kola Ologbondiyan, Spokesperson of the Atiku/Okowa Campaign Organization, in a statement described as laughable that Tinubu, “who cannot comprehend current political dynamics or articulate any meaningful conversation within the demands of the contemporary Nigeria”, is asking others to go home and rest when such is an advice he ought to give to himself. The PDP-PCC said Nigerians are in agreement that if there is any Presidential Candidate that must go home and rest as demanded by ...
Marriage is not an achievement to be had in your 30s – Media personality Shade Ladipo writes as she celebrates Rita Dominic getting married at 47
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Marriage is not an achievement to be had in your 30s – Media personality Shade Ladipo writes as she celebrates Rita Dominic getting married at 47

Media personality, Shade Ladipo, took to her Instastories last night to tell women that getting married in their 30s is not an achievement. She stated this while celebrating the wedding of actress Rita Dominic, which took place in London on Saturday, November 26. Shade pointed out that love is not a linear journey and that women should endeavor to choose their path and embrace it with their ''full chest'' Read her post below... Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Police nab 12-year-old boy for kidnapping 3-year-old girl in Bauchi
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Police nab 12-year-old boy for kidnapping 3-year-old girl in Bauchi

Men of the Bauchi state police command have arrested Dayyabu Abdullahi, a 12-year-old boy of Magama Gumau, for allegedly kidnapping a 3-year-old girl. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wkil, says according to the information available at the Command, on November 23rd, at about 5.40pm, Yahaya Sale ‘m’ aged 56yrs of Magama Gumau, while at his shop located at the same address, received a threatening phone call from an anonymous person, demanding the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (150,000) as a ransom for the release of his kidnapped daughter one Mariya Yahaya ‘f’ aged 3yrs of same address. ''A discreet Investigation revealed that the suspect lured the victim to an isolated place near a foo...
BREAKING : Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64
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BREAKING : Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64

The Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei has died at the age of 64, the country’s foreign ministry reported on Saturday, November 26. “Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, has suddenly passed away today,” the Foreign Ministry said in its official Facebook account, without providing  details about the circumstances surrounding the foreign minister’s death. Makei was born in 1958 in the Belarusian region of Grodno. He had been in the post since August 2012, according the foreign ministry’s website. Before his death, Makei was scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday, according to Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday expressed his condolences t...
JUST IN : Businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna aka IVD threatens to commit suicide weeks after his wife Bimbo died in controversial circumstances
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JUST IN : Businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna aka IVD threatens to commit suicide weeks after his wife Bimbo died in controversial circumstances

Businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna aka IVD has threatened to commit suicide weeks after his wife Bimbo died in controversial circumstances  In a post shared on his Instastories, IVD says it's been a month and a week now and he hasn't seen his kids. He says life is empty without his wife and kids and that he might as well just end it all. Recall that Bimbo died in October this year. IVD has been accused of complicity in the death of his wife, Bimbo, following years of alleged domestic violence.  Read the suicidal post he shared on his Instastories below... Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THA...
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UniAbuja ASUU protest unpaid salaries

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja branch, on Friday staged a peaceful protest at the institution’s Mini Campus over withheld salaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the union members staged the protest following the ‘No Work No Pay’ policy and court order that mandated the lecturers back to classes. The ASUU branch Chairman, Dr Kassim Umaru, during the protest said that decision reached immediately after its congress called on well meaning Nigerians to urge the Federal Government to honour the union’s demands. Umaru said that university lecturers were not casual staffers and could not be paid half salary, adding that the National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUU would decide on an action if the government failed to address the...
Buhari Congratulates CCN President-Elect, Archbishop Onuoha
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Buhari Congratulates CCN President-Elect, Archbishop Onuoha

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Anglican Archbishop of Owerri Province, The Most Rev David Onuoha, on his election as the national president of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), one of the five blocs that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).  The president, in a statement issued Saturday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the election of Archbishop Onuoha during the 31st General Assembly/93rd Anniversary of CCN at Andrew’s Basilica Trans Ekulu, Enugu, was a testament to his spiritual fervour, sound theological training and passion for ecumenical unity in Nigeria, as well as his remarkable stewardship as a church leader. He recalled with fondness, his last interaction with the Archbishop, who is also the Anglican Bishop of the Dioc...
Corps Members Constitute 63% Of Teachers In Anambra – Coordinator
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Corps Members Constitute 63% Of Teachers In Anambra – Coordinator

The Anambra State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Blessed Ekene Iruma, has said 63 per cent of teachers in the state are corps members. Iruma made this known on Saturday during the 2022 Corps Employers Workshop held at Prof Kenneth Dike Digital Library, Awka, the state capital. She, however, called on employers in the state to prioritise the welfare of corps members in their workplaces by giving attention to their safety and comfort at all times. According to her, the workshop titled, “Achieving Improved Productivity of Corps Members through Enhanced Welfare and Security During the Service Year,” was critical. She said the workshop would help to arrive at vital decisions that would improve the existing good partnership between the National Y...
Ahead 2023 : God behind our successes in Delta – Okowa
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Ahead 2023 : God behind our successes in Delta – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has attributed successes recorded by his administration, including prevailing peace in the state, to the praying culture introduced by his regime.He stated this in his remarks at the National Hymn Festival 2022 at the University of Lagos, on Saturday.Okowa disclosed that prayers had helped tremendously in stabilizing the state and made the sustenance of peace in the state possible.He said that aside the daily supplications to God at the Government House Chapel and other religious activities in the state, his administration ensured that May 29 (Democracy Day) every year was dedicated to prayers and Thanksgiving to God, since 2015.The governor expressed the hope tha...
Tinubu ‘ll guarantee jobs for youth when Voted – Aisha Buhari
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Tinubu ‘ll guarantee jobs for youth when Voted – Aisha Buhari

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says voting for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in 2023 election, will guarantee employment for Nigerian women and youths. Aisha, also the grand patron of the Tinubu/Shettima Campaign team, spoke on Saturday at the launch of the South-South APC Women and Youths Presidential Campaign Rally in Calabar. The first lady, represented by the wife of the APC Presidential Candidate, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, also assured the teaming APC supporters of better things to come.”A vote for Tinubu/Shettima in the forthcoming election is a vote for progress, for unity and progress of Nigeria. ” Our husbands have both previously served as governors and we were first ladies of our respective states...
Apostle Johnson Suleman calls out pastors who judged Sammie Okposo but are now posting tributes following his death
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Apostle Johnson Suleman calls out pastors who judged Sammie Okposo but are now posting tributes following his death

Apostle Johnson Suleman has criticised his colleagues who "judged" gospel singer Sammie Okposo when he was involved in a scandal but are now posting his photos to mourn him following his death. Suleman said Okposo told him what pastors did to him and they both wept. He then went on to wish the late singer peaceful repose. He wrote: Now they post his pictures…but never reached out in his trying times..He told me what pastors did to him and we both wept..Love has left the church..We have more ‘lawyers’ who are ready to judge than intercessors ready to restore..Rest in power my brother..You conquered! Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO...
Dancing senator, Ademola Adeleke, shows off his skills as he prepares for his inauguration as Osun state governor {VIDEO}
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Dancing senator, Ademola Adeleke, shows off his skills as he prepares for his inauguration as Osun state governor {VIDEO}

https://twitter.com/i/status/1596555666923347968 Ahead of his inauguration as the governor of Osun state on Sunday, November 27, dancing Senator Ademola Adeleke, joined some of his aides for a walk in his compound where he showed off his dance moves in excitement. A video of him dancing with his supporters was shared online. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/reel/ClbrMSNsCkI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Police arrest female teacher for allegedly assaulting a minor in Borno 
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Police arrest female teacher for allegedly assaulting a minor in Borno 

Police in Maiduguri have arrested a female teacher for allegedly assaulting a four-year-old primary school pupil in Borno.  The Police Public Relations Officer for Borno State Police Command, ASP Sani Kamilu Shatambaya, confirmed the arrest to newsmen in Maiduguri, on Saturday, November 25, 2022. “The case is with the police and the teacher was arrested, “Shatambaya explained to newsmen on phone, continuing, “We are doing a thorough and objective investigation on the matter, and later refer it to court.” Speaking to newsmen, the father of the victim, Hassan Dala, alleged that the teacher used to hide his daughter inside her veil and used her finger to defile her. “It happened in Golden Olive Academy, Maiduguri,” Dala recalled. “The Academy is a Nursery and Primary ...
Reaction as Corps member shares video of where she was posted for her service year {VIDEO}
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Reaction as Corps member shares video of where she was posted for her service year {VIDEO}

A corps member has taken to TikTok to share a video of where she was posted as her place of primary assignment for her service year.  The video which had Timaya's hit song "God I beg" playing in the background, came with the caption "see where NYSC post me for my PPA".  https://twitter.com/i/status/1596553761224536066 Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
Nigeria’s first Surveyor-General, Daniel Omoigui is dead
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Nigeria’s first Surveyor-General, Daniel Omoigui is dead

Nigeria’s first Surveyor-General of the Federation, Daniel Omoigui, is dead. The Edo-born chartered and registered surveyor died on Thursday, November 24, 14 days after his 91st birthday.  A statement released by his family read;  "The family of Surveyor Daniel Aiyanyo Omoigui of the Egite family, Isi, in Uhunmwode LGA, Edo State and the entire Egite family of the Edo Kingdom and Mrs Grace Onaiwu Omoigui nee Asemota (late) and the entire Asemota family of Ogbe Quarters, Oredo LGA, Edo State, is heartbroken yet thankful for a life of legacy well spent as we announce the passing of our dearly beloved father and grandfather – Surveyor Daniel Omoigui – who was called to rest in the Lord on November 24, 2022." Omoigui who was instrumental to the establishment of the...
Homosexual arrested for raping 5-year-old boy to death in Ogun
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Homosexual arrested for raping 5-year-old boy to death in Ogun

Men of the Ogun state Police Command on Friday, November 25th arrested a 36-year-old homosexual identified as Sikiru Ajibola for allegedly raping a 5-year-old boy to death in Ogijo area of Ogun state.  The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Ogijo divisional headquarters by the CDA Chairman of Olorunwa Arogbeja Ogijo, who stated that one of the community members informed him that the suspect had unlawful carnal knowledge of a 5 years old boy, consequence upon which the innocent boy died in the process.  Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, CSP Enatufe Omoh, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested. On interrogation, the arrested suspect confessed to being a homosexual and that w...
Military foils coup attempt in Sao Tome
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Military foils coup attempt in Sao Tome

Patrice Trovoada, Prime Minister of Island West African nation, Sao Tome, has announced that the military foiled a coup attempt on Friday, November 25.  Trovoada who addressed the press, said four men, including the former president of the outgoing National Assembly Delfim Neves, tried to attack the army headquarters overnight. Neves was one of several people arrested. A resident who spoke to AFP anonymously by phone, said she had heard “automatic and heavy weapons fire, as well as explosions, for two hours inside the army headquarters" in the nation’s capital. In the video message, authenticated and sent to AFP by the press office of Sao Tome’s prime minister, Trovoada is seen sitting at a desk saying he wants to “reassure" the population and “the interna...
AbdulRazaq solves 55-yr-old water crisis in Kwara, Says PDP now empty in state
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AbdulRazaq solves 55-yr-old water crisis in Kwara, Says PDP now empty in state

Assures thousands of defectors from other parties of fairness, equal treatment By Demola Akinyemi, Ilorin Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has assured thousands of defectors from opposition political parties into the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC of fairness and equal treatment. Governor AbdulRazak gave the assurance on Thursday in Ilorin, the state capital while welcoming defectors from Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Social Democratic Party, SDP, African Democratic Congress, ADC, and others The defectors who were led by dozens of their party chieftains attested to the impressive performance of Governor AbdulRazaq’s administration in education, healthcare, workers’ welfare, rural-urban infrastructural development, women and youth empowerment, a...
Suspected arsonists set ablaze PDP chieftain’s house in Benue
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Suspected arsonists set ablaze PDP chieftain’s house in Benue

The home of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Benue State, Hon. Shagbaor Akaa Lim, has been burnt down by suspected arsonists. The incident happened on Thursday, November 24, barely 24 hours after Lim received a car gift from Governor, Samuel Ortom. Lim, a supporter of the Benue governor was still in Makurdi hours after he was gifted with a brand new Sharon vehicle when news filtered in that his residence in Gboko East of Gboko Local Government Area of the state had been set ablaze. Witnesses said that no life was lost apart from property destroyed. The witnesses alleged that the fire, which completely raised a portion of the house was the handiwork of some persons, noting that it couldn’t have been caused by an electrical fault since there was no pow...
CCN invokes God’s protection on Peter Obi, others in Enugu
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CCN invokes God’s protection on Peter Obi, others in Enugu

Ahead of 2023 general election, the Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, yesterday went spiritual for the success and protection of the Labour Party, LP, Presidential candidate, Peter Obi and other candidates. CCN committed the candidates to God for a successful campaign during its 31st General Assembly/93rd Anniversary Celebrations held at St. Andrews Basilica, Anglican Church, Trans Ekulu, Enugu. They used Obi and the DSP Presidential candidate, Adewale Adebayo who were present as point of contact to other candidates praying for “peaceful campaigns and election and for God to select from among them one that is genuinely patriotic and with capacity to take the country out ruins”. Speaking to the Assembly, Obi charged the church to work hard to ensure they elect a leader wi...
2023 : INEC Warns Parties On Donations Exceeding N50m
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2023 : INEC Warns Parties On Donations Exceeding N50m

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned individuals, political parties or candidates not to contribute or accept beyond N50million in donations for the 2023 general elections. This is contained in the guidelines for the conduct of political rallies, processions and campaigns, as well as finances and election expenses of political parties, candidates and aspirants for the 2023 general elections released on Friday in Abuja by the commission. “The maximum amount of money or other assets that an individual, group of individuals or an entity can donate to a political party or aspirant for an election shall be N50million. A political party shall not accept any monetary or other contribution, which is more than N50,000,000, except it identifies and discloses...
APC mega rally: Jandor flays Sanwo-Olu for closing down Lagos markets
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APC mega rally: Jandor flays Sanwo-Olu for closing down Lagos markets

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  in Lagos State, Dr. Olajide Adediran, popularly called Jandor has berated the alleged order by Lagos State Government to shut down all major markets in the state for the mega rally by the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign scheduled today, Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere area of the state. Adediran, while condemning the act, described it as a ploy to force the traders in all the markets to attend their planned campaign rally for the APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu. Jandor, in a statement through Head, Media and Communications, Campaign Organization, Gbenga Ogunleye, noted that leaders of the major markets in the state had earlier  cried out...
Nigeria To Amend Procurement Laws – BPP
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Nigeria To Amend Procurement Laws – BPP

BPP DG, Mamman Ahmadu The federal government has said that it will amend the existing standard bidding and contract documents, which have been operational since 2009. The director-general, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Alhaji Mamman Ahmadu, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a stakeholder’s workshop on the ‘Review of Draft Standard Bidding and Contract Documents’ being used for the Procurement of Goods, Works and Services in the country. Ahmadu was represented by the director, Energy Infrastructure, BPP, Babatunde Kuye, an engineer. He said the workshop was to review existing procurement documents and present the newly developed bidding documents to be adopted for the procurement of goods, works and services. “The BPP, in line with her function as st...
Alleged N3.1bn Fraud: Court To Rule On Okorocha’s Application Feb 6, 2023
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Alleged N3.1bn Fraud: Court To Rule On Okorocha’s Application Feb 6, 2023

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed February 6, 2023, for ruling in a preliminary objection by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha seeking to quash the charges of corruption against him. Justice Inyang Ekwo on Friday fixed the date after counsel in the matter adopted their written addresses and other processes as their final arguments. Okorocha’s counsel, Ola Olanipekun (SAN) adopted his processes and asked the court to grant the application. On his part, the EFCC lawyer, K. N. Ugwu pleaded with the trial judge to dismiss the application for lack of merit. The EFCC charged Okorocha on 17-count charges alongside a politician Nyerere Anyim for allegedly diverting funds from the Imo State Government House and local government joint accounts to private co...
Police rescue six women and one-year old baby from terrorists in Zamfara
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Police rescue six women and one-year old baby from terrorists in Zamfara

Operatives of the Zamfara State Police have rescued a one-year old baby and six women abducted by terrorists at Kadamutsa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.  Spokesman of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, November 25, 2022, stated that the rescue resulted from an extensive search-and-rescue operation conducted along Zurmi - Jibiya axis.  "Today being 25th November 2022, Police Tactical Operatives in collaboration with Vigilante acted on intelligence information regarding the abduction of Six (6) women and a 1 year old child by bandits terrorist at Kadamutsa village of Zurmi LGA on 24th November, 2022," the statement read.  "The Police operatives mobilized to the location where a search and r...
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Daddy Freeze gives his followers a petty reason to marry a “fine” person

Daddy Freeze has given his followers a petty reason to marry a fine person.  The media personality shared photos of his wife posing between two James Bond statues. In the caption, he advised his followers to marry a fine woman to "pepper" their exes. Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
49 people sentenced to death for lynching a man they wrongly accused of starting deadly forest fires in Algeria
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49 people sentenced to death for lynching a man they wrongly accused of starting deadly forest fires in Algeria

An Algerian court has sentenced 49 people to death for lynching a man falsely accused of starting deadly forest fires in 2021. The victim, Djamel Ben Ismail, was under police protection in a police van in August 2021 when a mob dragged him outside, beat him, and burnt him to death, according to Mail Online.  The 38-year-old painter had turned himself in at a police station upon hearing that he was suspected of arson. It later emerged that Ben Ismail had headed to the region as a volunteer to help put out the fires. It was also confirmed that he had tweeted earlier in the day of his death that he was heading to the scene of the forest fires, 200 miles from his home, to 'give a hand to our friends' fighting the fires. When he arrived near the town of Larbaa Nath...
345 people brutally murdered in Lagos, highest in years
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345 people brutally murdered in Lagos, highest in years

No fewer than 345 people have been brutally murdered in Lagos State in the last one year, statistics from the police reveals. This is the highest the state has recorded in couple of years. Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi disclosed this on Thursday at the 16th Town Hall Meeting on security organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) at Civic Centre in Victoria Island. He said 324 murder cases with 345 victims were recorded while 409 suspects were arrested. Alabi also disclosed that in the last 12 months, the State recorded only 21 incidents of armed robbery. He added that the Command arrested 146 armed robbers in 149 foiled attempts, saying that in the same year, Lagos recorded 52 cases of cultism-related attack, with 240 suspected cultists arrested an...
El-Rufai inaugurates APC Campaign Council, says Tinubu will transform Nigeria
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El-Rufai inaugurates APC Campaign Council, says Tinubu will transform Nigeria

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday inaugurated the Kaduna State All Progressive Congress (APC) Campaign Council, pledging total support for Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate. “Bola Tinubu is our candidate whom we all supported to get the ticket and we are sure we will not regret it “He is an experienced leader, he has shown what he can do in Lagos State, we expect him to apply the same magic formula to transform Nigeria for the better. “Tinubu is a leader who will be just, fair and equitable to all,” El-Rufai said. He, therefore, said the task before the campaign council was to ensure total victory for the APC in the 2023 general election. According to him, his administration has done a lot in the last seven and half years which has changed the narrative ...
South Carolina parents arrested after they left toddler home alone while they travelled to New York
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South Carolina parents arrested after they left toddler home alone while they travelled to New York

Two South Carolina parents have been arrested this week after they allegedly left their toddler home alone while they were on a trip to New York, authorities said. Donald Gekonge and Darline Aldrich, both 24, were booked in the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center on suspicion of unlawful conduct toward a child, WCIV reported. Police said they received a report on Nov. 17 that a 2-year-old child was alone in a Charleston apartment complex after Gekonge, the child’s father, had sent a text saying he was away in New York, WCBD reported. When the apartment managers could not contact anyone inside the apartment, an "emergency walk-through" was carried out, cops said. When they got into the house, they found the child, 2, sleeping on a bed in the living room, police sai...
Nigerian woman bails her abusive unemployed husband out of jail after being arrested for beating her to pulp
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Nigerian woman bails her abusive unemployed husband out of jail after being arrested for beating her to pulp

A Nigerian woman has bailed her 'abusive' husband out of jail after he was arrested and detained for brutally beating her. A group, DPA Family Law Clinic, disclosed this in a Facebook post on Thursday, November 24. "We got her husband arrested and detained for beating her and doing this to her. His kinsmen refused to come to bail him out. They said he should die there. Guess who went behind us to bail him out? This is how the woman's sister narrated it to us: "My sister paid 10k to bail the husband because his people refused to come. She said that even if they take man to court that he will still end up in prison and she can't bear it. She had been the one paying all bills including rent because he's not working."  Share this Story Kindly leave yo...
22 year old dog named oldest living dog on Earth (photos)
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22 year old dog named oldest living dog on Earth (photos)

A 22 year old Elderly dog has been recognized by Guinness book of records as the world’s oldest living dog. The dog's owner Alex Wolf, from Colorado, USA got him from a rescue shelter in 2002, over 20 years ago, but he was born two years earlier than this, on September 24, 2000.  Alex, who is now aged 40, says he got him when he was in university in California. Speaking to Today, Alex said; ‘He’s been there every step of the way. ‘I’m so glad we got him. He’s the best. ‘If we were having a later night, he would stay up, and if I was sleeping in, he would sleep in. He was one of the guys.’ Asked what he thought was the secret to his longevity, he said: ‘I give him all the credit. He’s gotten a lot of love, and I think he’s just a strong dog. He’s been there ...
‘Women were not created to take care of themselves’ – Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo writes; Nigerians react
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‘Women were not created to take care of themselves’ – Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo writes; Nigerians react

A number of Nigerians have reacted to a tweet shared by Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo. The pastor tweeted: "Women were not created to take care of themselves." He added: "Provision for a woman is not limited to financial and material though". His tweet started a debate, with some men angered by it, while some women supported it. See a few reactions below... Share this Story Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STREAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/NrPHjKaVTB4
I’ll Negotiate With IPOB, Other Agitators – Tinubu
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I’ll Negotiate With IPOB, Other Agitators – Tinubu

The Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says if voted into power, his administration would negotiate with agitators, including the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). IPOB, an outlawed group, has been blamed for the restlessness in the South East, where it declared weekly sit-at-home. Speaking in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, during the APC presidential campaign in the state, on Thursday, Tinubu said, “We want peace, we will talk to all the agitators, this thing is not done by conflicts.” He said he would continue the reformation of the transport system, especially the railway sector, embarked upon by the present administration. The former Lagos state governor said the reform would provide a railway from Calabar...
Antagonism between past leaders and serving leaders does not encourage the healthy practice of democracy – Jonathan
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Antagonism between past leaders and serving leaders does not encourage the healthy practice of democracy – Jonathan

Former Goodluck Jonathan has spoken up against antagonism between past leaders and serving leaders in some African countries.  The former president who spoke on Wednesday, November 24, at a strategy meeting of the West African Elders Forum (WAEF) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, said the antagonism between past leaders and serving leaders does not encourage the healthy practice of democracy.  In a statement released by his communications officer, Wealth Ominabo, the former President was quoted saying;  “One grey area we have to look into is the observed antagonism between past leaders and serving leaders in some countries of the sub-region. This does not encourage the healthy practice of democracy. “Also, in some of our countries, the democratic sp...
Police find more than 50 bags of human remains after locals spotted a dog running through town with a severed human hand in its mouth (photos)
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Police find more than 50 bags of human remains after locals spotted a dog running through town with a severed human hand in its mouth (photos)

The sight of a dog running through a Mexican town with a severed hand in its mouth has led to a gruesome discovery of 53 buried bags filled with human remains. The decaying bodies were found in late October during a festival called El Cervantino in Guanajato, a state ravaged by drug cartel murders, according to a report by Agence French-Presse. People rushed to the burial site in the town of Irapuato after seeing the dog with the exhumed hand, and started looking for signs of their lost loved one. “While people from all over the world were celebrating the Cervantino festival, we were digging up bodies, and at the same time I thought it was useless because they were burying more people elsewhere,” Bibiana Mendoza, one of the searchers, told the news agency. Mendoza ...
Man tries to rape woman onboard moving train
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Man tries to rape woman onboard moving train

A man is at large after attempting to rape a woman on a moving subway train in lower Manhattan last week and cops are looking for him. The creep sat next to a 24-year-old woman on a northbound 4 train and then removed his pants and underwear just before 11:30 p.m. last Thursday, Nov 17, police said. He climbed on top of the woman, put his hands on her body, and attempted to pull down her skirt, according to the NYPD. The victim was able to fight him off of her and she fled to another train car. Her attacker, meanwhile, ran off the train at the Bowling Green subway station and then boarded a ferry to Staten Island, cops said. Police said the suspect is between 25 to 35 years old, with bleached blond hair and a right eyebrow piercing and asked anyone with inform...