Sunday, 31 July 2016
In a chat with Sunday Scoop, Abubakar was unapologetic about her hugely controversial claim of being ‘a virgin’ and took a swipe at doubting Thomases.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote
Africa’s richest man and owner of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has said that ongoing $17 billion Gas pipeline, fertiliser, petrochemicals and refineries project at the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos, would provide unhindered availability of petrol in the country. He pointed out the the Gas pipeline when completed would also generate power for the country.
Chief Ike Ekweremadu addressing newsmen
Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday expressed concern over the divisive tendencies of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.
The Senator spoke in Enugu during a solidarity visit to him by members of the Enugu State Economic Advisory Council.
Ahmed noted that the six pre-trial detainees were recaptured with the assistance of other security agencies and local vigilante groups. He said they had been returned to the prison.
One down, many more to go. #Naijagobetteragain
The caretaker committee led by Ahmed Makarfi and the embattled chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff have not been able to make a compromise for the sake of the party, despite holding peace talks.
A female passenger who was among those in the bus when this happened shared the sad story of what she labelled as an “ARMED ROBBERY”.
This was shared by Precious Eze on Thursday, July 28th.
Enoch Adeboye is the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God
Religion is said to be beliefs people have in God or deities. In the world, Nigerian churches are force to reckon on religious matters.
Churches in Nigeria and their founders have, through deliverance services, evangelism, sermons, out reaches and crusades, brought liberations and solutions to many across the world. This some have adjudged to have aided the Nigerian economy.
Newsmath examines some churches in Nigeria and their founders. These are list of some churches and their Founders. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general Overseer.
In continuation of the on-going cost-cutting and efficiency drive in the utilization of public funds by President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the Federal Government has banned the procurement and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events and activities such as Conferences, Workshops and Seminars organised and funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
The spokesman of the Sokoto state police command, El-Mustapha Sani, has disclosed that Moin Amsuri, a Lebanese who spent 30 years of his life teaching mathematics in different schools in Sokoto state, has been murdered by unknown gunmen on Thursday.
Igbo Muslims in Owerri, Imo State
Some Igbo men who are adherents of Islam have built a befitting Central Mosque, located around Onitsha road in Owerri, Imo state.
Here are pictures of the mosque as released by the group on their Facebook wall.
The four sisters who are all doctors
Reports making rounds online and social reveals that the four beautiful daughters of one Alhaji Bade, who are all medical doctors - Hauwa, Hajir, Fatima, and Sadiya - got married on the same day in Jigawa state.
The identities of the pretty sister's husbands were unknown as at the time of filing this report.
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Premium Times, the sacked former chairman of the Federal House of Representative Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Sunday, released what he said were pictures of one of Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s guest houses, as the budget padding scandal rocking Nigeria’s House of Representatives worsens.
L-R: Iman Sami Salem and Imam Mohammed ben Mohammed stand during a mass in the church Santa Maria in trastevere in Rome on July 31, 2016. (Photo: TIZIANA FABI / AFP)
AFP reports that more than 100 Muslims were among the 2,000 faithful who packed the 11th-century Gothic cathedral of Rouen near the Normandy town where two jihadi teenagers slit the throat of 85-year-old Father Jacques Hamel.
The Minister of Defence, Dan-Ali (retd), had stated the position of the Federal Government over the weekend in an interview after a closed door meeting in Yenegoa with Commander of Operation Delta State (ODS), Rear Admiral Joseph Okojie, operational officers and explained that despite the ongoing talks with militants to address their grievances, the use of force was not ruled out to end the criminality being perpetrated by some of the groups.
The popular Lagos church's took to their Twitter page to announce the presence of the former FCT minister with the above photo and caption, "@LRAGlobal plays host to Gov. @elrufai and the Church prayed for Nigeria's greatness #NigeriaWillFlourishAgain #lra"
Kanayo O. Kanayo pictured in white with his beautiful daughter at her graduation
Nollywood actor Kanayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, is celebrating his daughter Uloaku Valerie's graduation from Rainbow College - a secondary school in Nigeria.
He shared some photos via one of his social media accounts and his caption read, "My daughter, Valerie's graduation from college! Proud dad!
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My darling, precious, glorious, dignified, world-famous and heavenly celebrated Nigerian sisters, Do you know that much as likes attract and birds of same feather flock together, like destinies also magnetise each other in the spirit realm? Perhaps, your pastor hasn’t told you that or doesn’t even know. This is a very serious matter.
Former Nigerian minister of information and communication, and one time NAFDAC Director General, Late Dr Dora Nkem Akunyili
It was a big surprise for the family of the former Nigerian minister of information and communication, and one time NAFDAC Director General, Late Dr Dora Nkem Akunyili as her husband discovered over 100 more awards in her name.
Chief Raymond Dokpesi
While reacting to reports that he has withdrawn his ambition in the interest of Olabode George, former vice-chairman of the PDP in the south-west, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, said that he will not step down for anyone in the race for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
“I have been in pastoral ministry for over 10 years. When some of my members or the friends they bring, come to tell me about their problems, I always give them fake prophecies. If I discover that they have money, I use the opportunity to rob them by setting them up with the fake prophecies,” he told a Sunday Sun reporter in Owerri.
According to an exclusive report on New Telegraph, Olisa Nwakoby, a manager at a second generation bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc, on Friday evening, shot himself dead in the presence of his Priest at the Lekki area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
Officials of the Federal Operation Unit Zone C intercepted the truck carrying the contraband product was intercepted along the Benin-Ore-Lagos expressway.
An official of Diamond Bank, Damola Otuyalo, has told officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he personally handed over N1.2bn to a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and his son, Gbolahan.
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The veteran musician is mad at young Nigerian artistes making waves at the moment.
In a chat with Vanguard, he said:
“None of the new crop of artistes now are doing real reggae. They are afraid to sing reality. They’re all about bum-bum and such unnecessary things. They’re all singing about foolishness and nothingness. Look at what is happening in the country today; the president is also doubling as the Minister for Petroleum, and nobody is talking about it. I’m angry about it because none of them is saying anything about it”.
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Some Ministers In Buhari’s Cabinet Are Experiencing Accommodation Challenges They Are Squatting In Abuja – Rotimi Amaechi Reveals
The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that some ministers in President Buhari’s cabinet are experiencing accommodation challenges. Amaechi said some of his colleagues are squatting, adding that they understand what Nigerians are going through.
Created at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency, the Special Forces is considered one Nigerian Army’s most effective fighting unit.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Coordinator of Afikpo South Local Government Development Center of Ebonyi state, Hon. Ugwuocha Okoroafor, before Justice E.A. Ngene of the State High Court, Afikpo, Ebonyi State.
Saturday, 30 July 2016
A statement from army spokesman, Sani Usman said: “It is equally believed one of the terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds”.
Guardiola spoke to reporters on Thursday following Manchester City’s penalty shoot-out victory over Borussia Dortmund in the International Champions Cup in China.
Late Mr and Mrs Armstrong killed by their own son
In what can be referred to as a shocking and sad story, the teenage son of former NFL player and Miami Dolphins linebacker has been charged with murdering his parents at their home in Houston, Texas.
The 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile andis being questioned by investigators in connection with the deaths of Antonio and Dawn Armstrong, NBC reports.
Heartbreaking Story of 4-year-old Boy Who Looks Like an Old Pensioner Due to Rare Condition (Photos)
This is the touching story of a four-year-old boy who looks like an 80-year-old pensioner due to an incredibly rare condition.
In a report published by Dailymail, Bayezid Hossain, from outside Magura, southern Bangladesh, suffers a swollen face, hollow eyes, sagging skin, aching joints, difficulties passing urine and already has weak and broken teeth.
So Shameful! Pastor's Wife 'Goes Mad' Destroying Properties After Accusing Husband of Cheating (Photo)
Ruth Nyaga went on rampage destroying her husband's property
It was drama in Ukunda, Kwale County of Kenya after a pastor's wife went on rampage destroying properties at the husband's cafe after accusing him of cheating with another woman.
According to CitizensTv, Ruth Nyaga said her husband, a pastor, has abdicated his responsibilities, adding that she is now demanding that her husband of 20 years does the honourable thing and introduces his lover formally if he has intentions of marrying her. She alleged that her husband now use the proceeds from the café for the upkeep of the woman and has even built her the business.
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At a point her husband, who is reportedly a UNIBEN lawyer beat her just shortly after she had her baby through Ceaserian operation and she has to be rushed back to the hospital. Now she wants a divorce and even the lawyers are afraid to defend her because of the threats her husband has been making towards them.
I don’t understand why people remain in abusive marriages. Lord knows I can’t.
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The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Fergusson Bobai said this at a news conference held at the Command’s Headquarters in Apapa, Lagos.