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Osinbajo and wife, Mimiko, Gbenga Daniel attend service of songs for late Dare Adeboye (Photos)

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo were among those who attended the service of songs for late Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.Also at the event were former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. Hundreds ...

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Gunmen abduct Deeper Life Pastor inside church in Ondo

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted a pastor of the Deeper Life Bible Church at Irese near Akure in Akure south Local Government Area of Ondo state. It was gathered that the cleric simply identified as Pastor Ogedengbe was kidnapped in the church on Monday evening. His abduction was confirmed by a member of the church who identified himself as Brother ...

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Presidency confirms attempted raid on Gambari’s house

The Presidency yesterday confirmed two attempts to burgle the Presidential Villa homes of the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari and the State House Administrative Officer (AO), Abubakar Maikano. Presidential spokesman Mallam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the botched attempts, said some criminally-minded individuals attempted to force their way into Prof Gambari’s residence on Sunday night. The attempt ...

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Kidnappers of varsity students raise ransom to N160m

Kidnappers of the 23 students and a member of staff of Greenfield University, Kaduna have raised ransom for  the remaining 16 students in their den to N160 million. They had earlier reduced the N500 million they sought as ransom when the students were 17 to N100 million. The kidnappers also asked that 10 brand-new Honda motorcycles be delivered to them ...

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EFCC distances self from ex-staff Peter Akpanke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has informed Nigerians that Peter Akpanke is no longer its staff. EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement said Akpanke has no authority to represent or carry out any business in the name of the commission. Uwujaren noted that the disclaimer became necessary following reports that Akpanke, who was dismissed from ...

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God using Buhari to deal with Nigerians – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele, the Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church has said God is using President Muhammadu Buhari to deal with Nigerians.Primate Elijah said God was using Buhari to deal with Nigerians for refusing to call and look up to him. Speaking with Daily Post, the clergyman likened the case of Nigeria to that of Covid-19, which has made most ...

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Breaking: Mbaka bows, shuts Adoration Ministry

Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has announced a shutdown of the Adoration Ministry for a period of one month. This may not be unconnected to the earlier directive given to him by the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga. The ministry sent out a notice early Tuesday morning informing members that Fr. Mbaka was proceeding on ...

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Wike to give N220m to families of 11 slain policemen

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday said the State will give N220 million to families of eleven policemen killed by gunmen during recent attacks on police formations in the State. Each family will get N20 million, according to Wike. The governor, who announced this during a condolence visit to the Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka and officers of the ...

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”It’s a lie” – IPOB denies planning to attack Lagos

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied a claim by the police that it was planning to attack Lagos state. Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB leader, said in a statement on Monday that the claim was made to fuel division between the Yoruba and the Igbo. At a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday, Hakeem Odumosu, Lagos commissioner of police, had said the ...

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Mama Taraba Aisha Alhassan buried in Jalingo (Photos)

The remains of Nigeria’s former Minister of Women Affairs, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, were on Monday laid to rest in Jalingo, Taraba.Aisha, died on Friday at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after a brief illness. She was 61. The former civil servant and lawyer, contested the 2015 and 2019 governorship elections as first, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and ...

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Burglars attack residence of Buhari’s CoS, Gambari

  There was a burglary attempt on the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, at the Presidential Villa on Sunday. Some online media outlets on Monday alleged his residence and that of the Administrative Officer of the State House, Abubakar Maikano, were targeted by suspected armed robbers. Confirming the report in a couple of ...

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Police arrest vendors for circulating IPOB newspaper in Imo

Five newspaper vendors in Owerri were arrested by the Inspector-General of Police (IG) Intelligent Response Team (IRT) on Monday for allegedly promoting activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Abutu Yaro, confirmed the arrest but added that the operatives were not from his command. One of the arrested vendors, Onyebuchi Iwundu, told ...

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Sanwo-Olu banishes Okada, Keke from Lagos, names Last Mile as replacement

Lagos State Government has announced the replacement of motorcycles and tricycles on Lagos roads with Last Mile vehicles, a move that could potentially throw thousands of operators out of job and create more hardship for commuters.   Gboyega Akosile, spokesman to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a tweet via his official twitter handle said the state government was going to make ...

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Police shoot 3 kidnappers dead in fierce gun-battle, rescue 7 victims

The tactical team of Edo State Police Command and the local vigilante operatives, have rescued seven kidnapped victims, killing three of the kidnappers in the processes. The victims were rescued at the notorious Ahor axis, along Benin bypass, where 13 victims were rescued last Saturday. This was disclosed Monday night, in a statement endorsed by the State Police Command’s spokesman, ...

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Hundreds hold candlelight procession for late Dare Adeboye (Photos)

Hundreds of worshippers on Monday night held a candlelight processions for late Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.Dare died last Wednesday night in his sleep. Earlier, service of songs was held in his memory, which attracted lots of dignitaries. The candlelight procession was held at the RCCG’s Redemption Camp, ...

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IPOB Plotting To Attack Lagos — Commissioner of Police

  The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has alerted Lagosians of an impending plot of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to attack soft targets in the state. Odumosu, who delivered a paper on ‘Appraisal of Security Situation in Lagos State’, at an ongoing security meeting, said the threat by IPOB has been put on the radar of ...

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Nigeria won’t break up – TB Joshua declares

Prophet TB Joshua has released the video of a prophecy for Nigeria which he gave almost seven years ago on July 27, 2014. In the video, the Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) general overseer predicted that Nigeria would be covered by a cloud of “crisis, murder, killings, destruction”, but would not break up. “Nothing will happen to Nigeria. Nigeria ...

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God won’t forgive Buhari if Nigeria goes to war — Gani Adams

  Adams on Sunday accused Buhari of of being insensitive to Nigerians’ plight over the country’s insecurity crisis. Adams had his 51st birthday Thanksgiving programme at the Saviour Ministries Cherubim and Seraphim Church Worldwide, Alausa, Lagos State, on Sunday. He said the agitations for Nigeria’s disintegration was due to the Federal Government’s inability to address the country’s challenges. He said ...

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