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A Sex-starved Marriage is Heading for Destruction – Bishop Oyedepo
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A Sex-starved Marriage is Heading for Destruction – Bishop Oyedepo

Senior pastor of the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has warned married couples on the dangers of not having a good sex life. In a post shared on his Ministries social media handles this evening, the clergyman averred that a sex-starved marriage is heading for destruction, He wrote ''A sex-starved marriage is heading for destruction; spouses should be available for each other, otherwise there will be a tendency to go where they would be accepted because the burning must be satisfied.''
Interfaith Centre proffers solution to insecurity
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Interfaith Centre proffers solution to insecurity

The Interfaith Centre, Kaduna has said that to end insecurity in Nigeria, Christians and Muslims must sincerely unite to be able to fight the common enemy causing the loss of lives and the destruction of property. The forum stressed the need for leaders of both Christians and Muslims to preach peace to their followers as a way to unite them to abstain from evil practices that could ensure the unity and progress of the country. A communique issued by the Interfaith Co-executive Directors, Rev. Dr. James Movel Wuye and Imam Dr. Muhammad Nurayn Ashafa, at a meeting with journalists in Kaduna also urged the government of the day to be proactive in dealing with issues that affect the common man in the country. To ensure the presence of security personnel in all nooks and crannies of th...
No Yoruba Nation rally will be allowed in Lagos – CP Odumosu
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No Yoruba Nation rally will be allowed in Lagos – CP Odumosu

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has issued a warning to Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Sunday Igboho, against staging any rally in the state. Igboho had recently declared intentions to organize a rally in Lagos to sensitize residents of the state on the need to support the call for the actualization of the Yoruba nation. The planned rally was slated for Saturday, July 3, at the Gani Fawehimi Freedom Park, Ojota area and other parts of the state. At a press briefing on Thursday, July 1, the police boss insisted that the command would not allow any rally to hold in order to avoid a repeat of a total breakdown of law and order as witnessed in the hijacked EndSARS protest, last year. In his words “ Lagos State cannot afford to experi...
Avoid destructive juicy gifts – CJN warns new Appeal Court justices
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Avoid destructive juicy gifts – CJN warns new Appeal Court justices

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has warned the new Court of Appeal justices to do everything humanly possible to avoid accepting juicy but destructive gifts that may land them in trouble and end their careers in the discharge of their judicial functions. The CJN said that their reputation matters much and counts enormously in their rise to honor and fame in life and must be well protected. Justice Muhammad, who issued the warning on Monday while inaugurating the 18 appellate court justices at the Supreme Court, informed them that several high profile cases would come their way and in company of some juicy, and irresistible temptations and warned them to avoid the temptations in their own interest. “Let me point out unambiguously that in life gif...
Miami building collapses, leaves 3 dead and 99 people Unaccounted for
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Miami building collapses, leaves 3 dead and 99 people Unaccounted for

At least three people have died and up to 99 are still unaccounted for after a multi-story building partially collapsed in southern Florida's Miami-Dade County early Thursday morning. The collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in the small, beachside town of Surfside, about 6 miles north of Miami Beach, was reported around 1:30 a.m. Champlain Tower South, a 12-story residential condo has 136 units, and 55 have collapsed, officials said A massive search and rescue operation was launched before dawn and crews are still hoping to find survivors. During an evening briefing on Thursday, officials said 102 people have been identified and declared safe. "The building has literally pancaked," Mayor Charles W. Burkett said during a morning press conference. ...
50 highly trained police officers resign after their colleague is found guilty of assaulting a photographer during riot
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50 highly trained police officers resign after their colleague is found guilty of assaulting a photographer during riot

All 50 of Portland police’s highly trained rapid response unit voted unanimously to resign this week during a union meeting in response to the recent indictment of Officer Corey Budworth for allegedly assaulting a photographer with his baton when an overnight riot broke out last August. A Multnomah County grand jury indicted Budworth on one count of fourth-degree assault related to an incident that occurred on Aug. 18, 2020. That night, according to the police union, a group of about 200 demonstrators, many equipped with tactical helmets, faces covered, and armed with a variety of weapons attacked the Multnomah Building in southeast Portland. Multiple dumpsters were set on fire, buildings were defaced, and windows were broken. A riot soon was declared at the planned event ...
IPOB: Another Biafra Group Emerges, Says ‘Nigeria Is Dead And Gone’
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IPOB: Another Biafra Group Emerges, Says ‘Nigeria Is Dead And Gone’

A self-acclaimed leader and founder of the Biafra National Guard (BNG), General Innocent Orji, has said they are prepared to face Nigeria over threats made by President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that in a meeting with INEC officials, Buhari had threatened to deal with those bent on destroying Nigeria through insurrection. The president said, “Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.” In a statement to newsmen, the BNG leader charged people of the southeast to brace up and defend themselves against an imminent genocide. While stating that Buhari meant his threat to Igbo,...
Burning of INEC offices won’t stop 2023 elections – Former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu
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Burning of INEC offices won’t stop 2023 elections – Former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, has said the destruction of offices of the electoral body in Imo and other South Eastern states by bandits and unknown gunmen would not stop the 2023 general election from holding. Speaking on Arise News, Iwu, who is chairman of the Imo Economic Development Initiative (IEDI), said INEC's capacity was large enough to withstand attacks and it won't be stopped from conducting the 2023 elections because its data can be easily replicated.   He also said the cause of the crisis in Imo State that led to the burning of police stations and INEC offices is a culmination of politics and marginalisation of the people of the South East. “People burning INEC offices have a political undertone and it ha...
Sunday Igboho storms Igangan over killings, attacks
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Sunday Igboho storms Igangan over killings, attacks

Yoruba Nation Agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho on Monday evening stormed Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state. His visit, according to his spokesman Olayomi Koiki, was over weekend’s attacks by suspected herders in the village. The Nation reports scores of residents of Igangan community were killed in the early hours of Sunday while several houses, including the Palace of Ashi of Igangan were burnt by suspected herdsmen. Fores Igboho, in the now-viral video, got to the town in a convoy with many residents cheering. He was spotted waving to people from a white Toyota Hilux while his supporters escorted him into the town with their motorbikes. During the visit, it was learnt Igboho also tried to comb the forests. Igboho’s spokesman ...
Attacks on Infrastructure is an act of Terror – Lai Mohammed
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Attacks on Infrastructure is an act of Terror – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that the destruction of public infrastructure and facilities is also an act of terrorism. Speaking during a town hall meeting on the protection of public infrastructure organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture in Abuja on Monday June 7, Mohammed said unpatriotic citizens are preventing Nigerians from benefitting from the Buhari-led administration's investment in certain projects and services through wanton destruction of critical infrastructure. Read his full speech below...... SPEECH BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE,  LAI MOHAMMED, AT THE TOWN HALL MEETING ON PROTECTION OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IN ABUJA ON MONDAY, 7 JUNE 2021 PROTOCOL I welcome all our distinguished invitees to thi...
Twitter Supports IPOB more than it Supports the Government- politician Adamu Garba
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Twitter Supports IPOB more than it Supports the Government- politician Adamu Garba

Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba has alleged that Twitter is an “online machine” of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and that the social media platform supports the secessionist group more than it supports the Federal government. Adamu said this while reacting to the decision of the Federal government to suspend the operation of Twitter in Nigeria. In an interview with Channels TV on Friday evening, June 4, Garba, who in October 2020 sued the social media platform for ''supporting'' the #ENDSARS protest (read here), said the Federal government's decision is a welcomed development. “Yes, I’m happy. Seriously. It is clearly showing that actions cannot just happen without consequences. Twitter, if you studied their move for the last two years, t...
SERAP to Sue FG over Suspension of Twitter in Nigeria
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SERAP to Sue FG over Suspension of Twitter in Nigeria

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has vowed to sue the Nigerian Federal Government for suspending a micro-blogging site ‘Twitter’ indefinitely. The federal government through the Ministry of Information announced on Friday Jume 4, that the microblogging platform has been suspended in Nigeria days after the platform deleted a tweet from President Buhari's handle. Buhari had in his tweet said: “Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. “Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.” The tweet, according to the micro-blogging site, “violated the Twitter Rules” as it was taken down. A...
I’m sure no right-thinking Nigerian will support Igbo presidency – Former aide to President Buhari, Abdurrahman Sumaila
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I’m sure no right-thinking Nigerian will support Igbo presidency – Former aide to President Buhari, Abdurrahman Sumaila

A former Special Assistant to President Buhari on Assembly Matters, Abdurrahman Sumaila, has said that going by the destruction in the South East, no right-thinking Nigerian will support the presidential aspiration of any South-East politician come 2023. SaharaReporters reports that Sumaila made this known in a statement released to newsmen in Kano on Thursday, June 3. “With these atrocities committed by the South-East people on record, how can Nigerians entrust them to govern us? I am sure not a single right-thinking Nigerian will endanger his life to support the candidature of any South-East politician contesting for presidency come 2023 general elections.” Sumaila also stated that it has now become clear that the motive behind the attacks is to cause anarchy in the country....
Falz Reacts to Buhari’s Tweet of Treating Those who are too Young to Understand what Occurred During the Civil war in ‘Language they will Understand’
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Falz Reacts to Buhari’s Tweet of Treating Those who are too Young to Understand what Occurred During the Civil war in ‘Language they will Understand’

Rapper Falz has reacted to President Buhari's tweet of treating those who are too young to understand what occurred during the civil war in a "language they will understand". The President had triggered an outcry after he tweeted; "Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand." Reacting to this, Falz asked if he has treated Boko Haram with the “language they understand”. The rapper who further stated that Buhari tweeted "rubbish", also asked the treatment given to kidnappers and bandits by the President he said "goes to London today and Paris tomorrow". He tweeted; Wh...
Those who want my administration to fail will soon be shocked– President Buhari issues stern warning
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Those who want my administration to fail will soon be shocked– President Buhari issues stern warning

President Buhari today June 1 said a rude shock awaits those who are bent on destroying the country through promoting insurrection and burning down critical national assets. The President spoke after he received a briefing from the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on series of attacks on facilities of the electoral body around the country. “I receive daily security reports on the attacks, and it is very clear that those behind them want this administration to fail. Insecurity in Nigeria is now mentioned all over the world. All the people who want power, whoever they are, you wonder what they really want. Whoever wants the destruction of the system will soon have the shock of their lives. We’ve given them enough time.”the Pr...
Five Suspected Rail Track Vandals Arrested in Kaduna
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Five Suspected Rail Track Vandals Arrested in Kaduna

The Kaduna state police command has arrested five suspected rail-trail vandals at Dalle Village of Jema'a LGA of Kaduna state. and recovered two trucks loaded with locomotive railway sleepers. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Muhammed Jalige, says the suspects were arrested on May 13 following a tipoff. He said the suspects are currently undergoing interrogation and effort is being intensified with a view to identifying all people involved in the destruction of critical national infrastructure. See photos of the trail truck below
Nigeria Won’t Break up – TB Joshua
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Nigeria Won’t Break up – TB Joshua

Leader and Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as Prophet TB Joshua has released a video of a prophecy for Nigeria which he gave almost seven years ago. The cleric who gave the prophecy on July 27, 2014, said Nigeria would be covered by a cloud of “crisis, murder, killings, destruction”, but would not break up. TB Joshua warned members of the political class of impending repercussions; even as he noted that they would be made to pay for their part in the crises. He said during the church service; “Nothing will happen to Nigeria. Nigeria will remain one. “Beyond this crisis, Nigeria is beautiful. Your prayer now is that you should witness it so that this crisis will not take you away. “It is decreed that this na...
Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances
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Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances

A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted him of setting a woman’s home and car on fire after she rejected his unwanted advances. Jerel Jay Wilson, 29, of Union City, Georgia was found guilty of simple battery and first- and second-degree arson in the attacks, which began Sept. 11, 2018, officials said. According to Cobb prosecutors, Wilson broke into the woman’s apartment, burned her bedroom, followed her and physically attacked her after she spurned his advances. “In 2018, jealousy and rejection left a path of destruction,” Assistant District Attorney Jared Horowitz, who prosecuted the case, said in a statement. Authorities said on Sept. 10, Wilson had been texting the woman about her new boyfriend. “On the morning of the 11th, he texted her a pi...
Amotekun Seizes 250 Cows for Destroying Farmland Crops in Ondo Communities
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Amotekun Seizes 250 Cows for Destroying Farmland Crops in Ondo Communities

Ondo State Security Network Agency popularly known as the Amotekun Corps have seized over 250 cows following a distress call and petitions by farmers in Ipogun, Ilara, Owena Dam axis in Ifedore Local Government Area of the State. State Commander of the State Security Network, Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye who spoke at a signing for the release of the crops on Sunday April 18, said the herders destroyed over 300 hectares of farmland with crops, including cassava, maize, cocoyam, and yam. Adeleye accused the herders of uprooting cassava, cocoyam, and yam tubers to feed their cows. He also disclosed that government would henceforth prosecute owners of seized cows and auction the animals after getting a court order. Adeleye said; “I was amazed when I saw the level of destruction w...
FG Yet To Rebuild Chibok College Seven Years After Destruction – Ndume
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FG Yet To Rebuild Chibok College Seven Years After Destruction – Ndume

Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday, lamented that the Federal Government had yet to rebuild the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, which was destroyed seven years ago by Boko Haram insurgents. Ndume, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, said the Federal Government had adopted the Borno State-owned college, following the abduction of 276 schoolgirls by the terrorists in 2014. Ndume, who spoke with journalists in Abuja, also noted with concern that parents of the abducted schoolgirls were still living in pain without comfort since the unfortunate incident. He said, “It is seven years since the Chibok girls were abducted. Up till today, 112 of them are not accounted for. We hear storie...
Landlord who gave tenant a quit notice drags her, claims she parades around naked, beat up his security guard, snatched another woman’s boyfriend
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Landlord who gave tenant a quit notice drags her, claims she parades around naked, beat up his security guard, snatched another woman’s boyfriend

The landlord who allegedly served his female tenant a quit notice due to her manner of dressing, has dragged her on Instagram, accusing her of being nasty and insolent. LIB reported that Toju Agbajoh had claimed that her landord gave her a quit notice because he has issue with the way she dresses. In his reaction to the LIB report, Oladipo Xeview Awesu claimed that Toju was in the habit of parading around the estate almost naked and beat up the security guard attached to the house. He further claimed that Toju was almost beaten up by some ladies over alleged boyfriend-snatching. "Toju Agbajoh so you brought your trash to the media and you aren’t ashamed. You better tell them as it happened and more so all the nasty habits u put up in the estate walking almost naked, bea...
Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna
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Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian army has denied killing a woman during a protest at Gon Gora, Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Ibrahim Shittu, Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) described the claim as "malicious and false". Shittu said the woman was hit by a stray bullet during another violent protest staged by a group of women in the community. He said; “To set the record straight, on March 5, following a reported case of the destruction of a farmland belonging to one Mr Ibrahim Amako by a group of herders numbering five, the Secretary to the District Head of Gon Gora, Mr Ayuba Bungon, intervened in the case where he facilitated the payment of the N300,000 compensation to appease the victim. “On March 6, at about 6:55 p.m. while on routine patrol, our troops were...
Fresh Crisis Brews In Igangan As Herdsmen Resume Farm Destruction
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Fresh Crisis Brews In Igangan As Herdsmen Resume Farm Destruction

Fresh crisis appears to be brewing in the Ibarapaland area of Oyo State, following the return of Fulani herdsmen to the area and the alleged destruction of farms in the area. Fulani herdsmen had, in January, migrated out of Igangan and other communities in Ibarapa, Oyo State, following the eviction notice given to Seriki Fulani of Igangan, Salihu Abdukadir, by Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Igboho. Farmers in Igangan, however, told Saturday PUNCH on Friday that the herdsmen had not only started returning to the area but that they had allegedly resumed destruction of farms and threatened to attack farmers who resisted them. The Chairman of Real Farmers Association of Nigeria, Igangan branch, Mr. Abiodun Adegoke, in an interview with our correspondent, said some of the cas...
To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Illegal Miners and not Herdsmen Killed Ondo Farmer – Amotekun
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Illegal Miners and not Herdsmen Killed Ondo Farmer – Amotekun

The Ondo State Security Network Agency (popularly known as Operation Amotekun) has debunked report of a farmer and a vigilante operative being killed by herdsmen at Jugbere Farm Settlement in Owo on Thursday February 11. Director-General of the Amotekun Corps, Adetunji Adeleye who confirmed that four persons have been arrested in connection to the incidents, said the deceased were killed by illegal miners and not herdsmen. The Corps Commander denied that any of his men was killed in a crossfire with the hoodlums, and further added that no crossfire had occurred between the herders and the Corps’ operatives to necessitate the loss of lives as being speculated. He said; “On the issue of arrest, we arrested a number of suspects that are directly connected from the preliminary inve...
DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo
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DPO Reportedly Shoots Amotekun Operative for Arresting Fulani Herdsmen in Oyo

Ayodeji Adepoju said to be the Divisional Police Officer at Igbon Police Station in the Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State, has been accused of shooting and injuring an operative of the Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun on Friday February 12. The incident occurred after an aggrieved farmer filed a complaint with Amotekun operatives over the destruction of crops by cows brought to his farm in Gambari by Fulani herdsmen. However after some herdsmen reported the arrest to the DPO, he ordered the arrest of two operatives of the Amotekun Corps identified as Jenyo and Olatunji Mayowa for arresting the herdsmen, while insisting that Amotekun was not set up to arrest herdsmen but to go after armed robbers. After the Unit Commander of Amotekun in the area, Ar...
‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest
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‘Don’t Flout COVID19 Rules and Don’t Block Roads’- Lagos State Govt Warns Residents ahead of the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest

The Lagos state government has warned residents of the state planning to embark on the #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 13, to desist from flouting COVID-19 regulations or block roads. Some Nigerians who are against the reopening of the Lekki Tollgate have concluded plans to protest the decision to reopen the toll that was shut after the October 2020 gunshot incident. In a statement released today February 11, the Lagos state Commissioner of Justice and state Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, said the state government will not tolerate any form of violent actions and urged the police to respect the right of citizens. The statement reads “Our attention is drawn to the planned protest scheduled for Saturday February 13, 2021 at the Lekki ...
Gunmen Kill Man, his Wife and Daughter Inside a Church in Anambra
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Gunmen Kill Man, his Wife and Daughter Inside a Church in Anambra

Unknown Gunmen have killed a Nigerian man, his wife, daughter, and one other while worshipping at the Seven-Day Adventist Church in Azia, Anambra State, on Wednesday, February 3. According to eyewitnesses, the deceased persons identified as Kenneth Emekwasianya, 70, Grace Emekwasianya, 56, his wife, Chioma Emekwasianya, their daughter, 36, and Emeka Ntukokwu, 42, a secondary school teacher, were in the church for their midweek service. A masked gunman came into the church premises riding on a motorcycle, popularly called Okada. The masked man reportedly walked into the church and rained bullets on the affected persons and thereafter took the keys of Mercedes C Class car belonging to Mr Emekwasianya. The accomplices of the masked man who were lurking around entered the Mercedes Be...
Ikpeazu Condemns Destruction Of Farmlands In Bende By Herdsmen
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Ikpeazu Condemns Destruction Of Farmlands In Bende By Herdsmen

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has condemned the alleged destruction of farmlands in Bende, Abia North by suspected Fulani herdsmen. This is even as the Governor frowned at attack on livestock allegedly belonging to herdsmen. This governor's position is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, and made available to ABN TV on Monday. The Governor while alleging that criminal herdsmen grazing their cattle in the open in Abia have masterminded recent brazen kidnap of innocent citizens around Abia North Senatorial Zone of the State urged security agencies to fish out those behind criminal activities in the area. The release read in part, "Consequently, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has directed security agents in the state to b...
Another round of #EndSARS protest will worsen our economy- Yahaya Bello tells Nigerian youths
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Another round of #EndSARS protest will worsen our economy- Yahaya Bello tells Nigerian youths

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has appealed to Nigerian youths not to embark on another round of #EndSARS protest as such actions will only worsen the economy and aggravate the poverty situation in the country.   Governor Bello said this in a statewide broadcast on Sunday, December 6, while reacting to reports that protesters are returning to the streets in some cities to demonstrate against police brutality.   The #EndSARS protests which started on October 8, took a sad turn when hoodlums hijacked it, carried out massive looting, destruction of private and public properties as well as killing of some persons including security agents.   Governor Bello said another round of demonstrations will not be only premature but also counterproductive. He appeal...
One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba
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One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba

A fight which ensued between two men over a lady's love has left at least one person dead in Jalingo, Taraba State's capital.   Channels Television reported that the fight which occurred in Water Board area of Jalingo, also led to the destruction of properties worth millions of naira.   It was learnt that the fight degenerated into a religious crisis as one of the men hired thugs to inflict mayhem on the other, while the other one called on friends to assist in fighting back.   The tension was however doused after security operatives intervened, A businessman who specialises in a bread bakery, Salihu Sale said;   “This incident started four days ago as a minor scuffle without notice. It then degenerated into a fight between youths of two communitie...
We Won’t Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Security In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu
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We Won’t Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Security In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

The wanton destruction of public assets in the violence that trailed the recent nationwide protests by the youth against police brutality has bolstered the Federal Government-led initiatives geared towards engendering peace and security in the Country Ministry of Interior, on Tuesday, held Stakeholders’ Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in Lagos State, with the purpose to strengthening peace and security in the aftermath of the destruction. The Ministry engaged in consultations with the State Government, traditional rulers, civil society groups, religious institutions and youth groups on the need to adopt dialogue as key approach in channeling grievances and resolving conflicts. The consultative forum, held at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium in the Secretariat, A...
Kano Sharia police destroys 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million
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Kano Sharia police destroys 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million

Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed one million, nine hundred and seventy five thousand (1,975,000) bottles of beer worth over N200 million confiscated within Kano metropolis. The destruction exercise was carried out on Sunday, November 8, at Kalebawa in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.   Speaking at the event, Ganduje who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, said that consumption of alcohol and all other intoxicants that can distort the mental capability of a person is forbidden in Islam.   “Even in Kano we have banned the consumption of beer in all parts of the State,” Ganduje emphasised. Ganduje said that the Hisbah Board was established with the aim of preventing evil social acts in ...
Sanwo-Olu Meets Buhari, Presents Report On Lagos Destruction
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Sanwo-Olu Meets Buhari, Presents Report On Lagos Destruction

Governor @jidesanwoolu today, presented the report of the recent coordinated arson in Lagos State to President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the report were the images of public and private assets destroyed in the violence sparked by the hijack of #EndSARS protest.
#EndSARS: Massive Destruction Too Heavy For Lagos – South-West Senators
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#EndSARS: Massive Destruction Too Heavy For Lagos – South-West Senators

The South-West caucus of the Senate on Tuesday lamented the destruction of public and private properties in Lagos after the #EndSARS protest turned violent. The lawmakers described the attacks as ‘orchestrated tragedy’ and called for a thorough investigation. The senators, who noted that the burden of rebuilding would be too much for Lagos alone, promised to get the support of the National Assembly and the Federal Government to assist the state in recovering. They spoke during a visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to commiserate with him on the loss of lives and properties in the state. The delegation was led by Senator Ajayi Boroffice, who represents Ondo North senatorial district. Boroffice expressed worry that many youths working in the businesses that were destroyed...
Endsars Protesters Not Responsible For Destruction Of Property – Sam Adeyemi
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Endsars Protesters Not Responsible For Destruction Of Property – Sam Adeyemi

1. Dear young citizen. It’s time for everyone to reflect. The massive destruction of properties in Lagos and other cities is so sad. Some want to blame you, but you must not buy that narrative. They know those that introduced violence. #ENDSARS 2. Those that looted and destroyed property are also not part of you. They are products of a system that does not value its youths and has left them with little or no hope. They are part of the reason you raised your voice against injustice and want a new Nigeria. 3. What you did in less than a week was a phenomenon. Let me share how I see it. You attracted a mass following across all sectors within a short time because your cause is noble. No sane person should fault your call for justice. 4. Leadership experts believed for a long time...
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#EndSARS Protests: Lagos Will Need N1trn For Reconstruction — Gbajabiamila

Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 Trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis. This happened as South West Governors have alleged that there were some elements keenly anxious to annihilate the South West and destroy it common heritage. Also, the Ministers from South West condemned the violence, saying proper investigation would be conducted to determine the cause of the violence and prevent future occurrence. They spoke during a commiseration and solidarity visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at Lagos House, Marina, after an the spot assessment of some structures burnt by...
#EndSARS: Police arrest 10 suspects in Akwa Ibom, recover looted properties worth millions of Naira
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#EndSARS: Police arrest 10 suspects in Akwa Ibom, recover looted properties worth millions of Naira

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested ten suspects who took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to carry out wanten desctruction and looting of government and private properties in the state.   Briefing newsmen on Friday, October 23, at the command Headquarters in Ikot Akpan Abia, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Amiegheme Andrew said that the Command also recovered stolen properties worth millions of naira     "It is with a heart full of pains that I address you today. The events of the last 24 hours has given me and every concerned Akwa Ibomite a great course for concern. As the lead Agency in internal security, we have great respect for peaceful protest and we have acted professionally during its progression in the State," he said. "Howe...
Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview
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Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has stated that marriage is not a place to have "entanglements" with others. Laurie, who is married to Pastor Feb Idahosa, said marriage means being entangled to one person. She warned people not to allow themselves be influenced by pop culture because such could lead to destruction. She wrote: "Marriage is not meant to be the place for “entanglements.” "You are meant to be tangled in a one flesh, one love, one lover kind of commitment. Any questions, read your Word. Don’t let pop culture creep in and give you any stupid and self-destructive ideas, unless of course you want to visit divorce court in your near future." Her advice comes after Jada Pinkett-Smith, 48, admitted she had an "entanglement" with August Alsina, 27, while she was separated ...
Criminals killing people in Borno, Katsina are taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions – Buhari
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Criminals killing people in Borno, Katsina are taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions – Buhari

President Buhari has said that criminals responsible for the killings and destruction of properties in Katsina state and Borno state are taking advantage of the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. The President said in the nationwide speech he gave this morning to celebrate this year's Democracy Day. He, however, gave an assurance that the security agencies have swung into action with a view to bringing the assailants to justice. “I regret recent sporadic incidents with the tragic loss of lives in Katsina and Borno States as a result of criminals taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions. Security Agencies will pursue the perpetrators and bring them to swift justice. I must implore state and local governments to revamp their intelligence as...
Dozens Killed and Thousands Displaced as Floods and Rainstorms hit China
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Dozens Killed and Thousands Displaced as Floods and Rainstorms hit China

Torrential downpours in the south and central China has killed more than a dozen people and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes, the government in Beijing said on Thursday. About 230,000 people have been relocated while more than 1,300 houses have been destroyed  due to flooding since June 2, the country’s Ministry of Emergency Management said. The heavy downpours began at the beginning of June and have led to “dangerously high water levels” in 110 rivers, Xinhua reported. Aerial photos published by the state-owned Xinhua news agency showed parts of the city of Guilin in Guangxi region underwater. According to the report, continuous torrential rain caused the Lijiang River to burst its banks with its peak water level reaching 146.49m (160 yards), about half a ...
COVID-19: Why Churches will Remain Closed – CAN
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COVID-19: Why Churches will Remain Closed – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has insisted that churches must remain closed, despite increased pressure from leaders and members. This was according to a statement personally signed by CAN President, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, on Friday. According to Ayokunle, the relaxation of lockdown had seen the country witnessed more coronavirus infection. “Champions for the reopening of worship centres argue that if people had contracted the virus in the markets and other places, closing the church from worshipping becomes unreasonable! “It is like using medicine after death! Furthermore, the church is more organised and a place of healing,” part of the statement read. Ayokunle, therefore, urged “all churches to remain closed because the daily increasing infected peopl...
Nigerian Man Shot Dead in Front of his Girlfriend in Rivers
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Nigerian Man Shot Dead in Front of his Girlfriend in Rivers

The police in Rivers state is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of a young man, Leonard Chika, in front of his girlfriend in the Mile 3 axis of Diobu in Port Harcourt the state capital on Friday. May 15. Facebook user, Ezebunwo Ichemati, who shared the story online, wrote Another promising innocent life have been cut short this morning the 15th day of May 2020, in a mistaken identity hit that occurred this morning in the mile3 axis of Diobu in Port Harcourt. What started about 5weeks ago as a minor battle for who takes matching ground rites from traders has gradually grown into a full blown cult war amongst two major cult groups in the heart of Mile3 Diobu, with both sides counting human loss. The Rivers State police command especiall...
Coronavirus is Deadlier than Boko Haram – SGF Boss Mustapha
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Coronavirus is Deadlier than Boko Haram – SGF Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha has described coronavirus as a disease deadlier than Boko Haram which has wrecked havoc in some North-East states in the last few months. Mustapha made the remark during a visit to Adamawa State to condole with the people of Garkida over a recent Boko Haram attack, which resulted in the death of some security personnel and also led to the destruction of properties worth millions. He said; “I took the opportunity to speak to them on the current challenge that we are having with regards to COVID-19 and I said as dreaded as Boko Haram is, COVID-19 is vicious and most-dreaded (deadlier). “One infection of COVID-19 can destroy a whole city, so I implore all of you to begin to speak to the people of Adamawa State...
Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti
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Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti

Nigerian music star, Seun Kuti has disclosed that the coronavirus pandemic has shown him that developed countries invested more in destruction of the planet than protecting humanity. According to Seun, it is now obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy. He also wondered why there is no outrage on hunger which is killing thousands of people everyday. He wrote; All the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on DEFENCE, has actually been spent on destroying the other, not protecting humanity or the planet. It is obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy!! It is clear that all you can do as DEFENCE is to blow up black and brown people and destroy the environment. #getthesax. By the way hunger is killing thousands every...
Daddy Freeze Reacts To Viral Video Of Pastor Conducting Miracle To Remove Fats
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Daddy Freeze Reacts To Viral Video Of Pastor Conducting Miracle To Remove Fats

Popular social media commentator, Daddy Freeze has  reacted to the viral video of a Pastor conducting miracle to remove fats from a church member. Speaking via his official Instagram page, the on-air-personality described the video as one which makes Jesus look unemployed. He wrote: This is what eventually becomes of religious buffoonery. – Y’all make your Jesus look unemployed. – The #FreeNation and I believe in Yahushua the true son of YHWH not some 400-year-old invention, created by the very fertile imaginations of those desperately and deliberately trying to market the ideology of monetized, political religion. – ◄ 2 Thessalonians 2 ► New Living Translation [9] This man will come to do the work of Satan with counterfeit power and signs and miracles. [10] He will use e...
Top UN Court Orders Myanmar To Prevent Rohingya Genocide
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Top UN Court Orders Myanmar To Prevent Rohingya Genocide

The UN’s highest court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to do everything in its power to prevent the alleged genocide of Rohingya Muslims, as international justice stepped into the crisis for the first time. The International Court of Justice rejected arguments made by Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in The Hague in December and set out urgent steps for the majority Buddhist nation to end the violence. The mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia had asked the court to impose emergency measures following a 2017 military crackdown by Myanmar that sent around 740,000 Rohingya fleeing into neighbouring Bangladesh. Presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said that “the court was of the opinion that the Rohingya in Myanmar remain extremely vulnerable” and needed to be protected ...
Explosion Rocks in Imo state killed three people
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Explosion Rocks in Imo state killed three people

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a bomb went off at a dumpsite in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area in Imo state yesterday Thursday, June 6th. The state police command spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, gave the names of the victims, as Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie. According to Orlando, “It was as an unexploded ordinance in a scrap dump. The bomb exploded killing three of them at the scene while one of the victims was beating the scrap iron in order to compress it. The commissioner of police wishes to use this medium to warn all member of the public to promptly report any metal device suspected to be Unexploded Ordnance or Explosive (UXO), for possible examination, evacuation, and possible destruct...
Airforce Hits Bandits Hard in Doumbourou Forest:Zamfara
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Airforce Hits Bandits Hard in Doumbourou Forest:Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has destroyed bandits’ camp and neutralised dozens of bandits in air strikes it conducted at Doumbourou forest in Zamfara. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Saturday. ”The operation was executed yesterday, May 25, pursuant to human intelligence (HUMINT) reports indicating that some locations within the forest were being used by the bandits as hideouts, including a group of huts belonging to a notorious kingpin named ‘Dangote’. “Accordingly, following confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), an Alpha Jet airc...
Akwa Ibom Community Sends SoS to NJC, IGP, Senate Over land Dispute
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Akwa Ibom Community Sends SoS to NJC, IGP, Senate Over land Dispute

To avert an impending bloodbath looming between Ifa Ikot Akpan village and Ibiaku Issiet village all in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state over a land dispute, the former has sent a Save our Soul (SoS) message to the National Judicial Commission, the Inspector General of Police and the Senate Committee on Human Rights to intervene in the matter. The Ifa Village Council Chairman, Chief Okon Edet, who spoke with some journalists in Uyo on Tuesday during a peaceful protest claimed that the crisis started when the piece of land under dispute and purportedly belonged to Ifa Ikot Akpan was leased to Gitto Construction Company to dredge sand for the construction of the Victor Attah International Airport. He said some miscreants from the neigh...

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