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Federal Poly Offa lecturer slumps and dies in Kwara
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Federal Poly Offa lecturer slumps and dies in Kwara

Ayatu Momoh, a Mass Communication lecturer who works with the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, is dead. He slumped at a community meeting on Sunday, Nov. 28, in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. He was saying the closing prayers to bring the community meeting to an end when he slumped. Efforts to revive him proved abortive and he was later pronounced dead. Momoh, an Igala man from Kogi State, was the secretary of the Igala community in Offa and its environs.
It wasn’t a prank. We thought she died – DJ Michelle’s sister opens up after her rescue
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It wasn’t a prank. We thought she died – DJ Michelle’s sister opens up after her rescue

The sister of Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Michelle Abesin, has shut down rumours insinuating that the dj fake her death. It would be recalled that Stella Abesin had raised alarm last Thursday that her sister drowned at a Lagos beach while people watched. "My sister did not deserve this, I can’t breathe. They all stood there and watched her drown. God, where’s my sister?? Where’s her body?" she wrote. However, the 21-year-old DJ was recovered alive from the water 24 hours after she was presumed dead. Taking to Instagram on Sunday, November 21, Stella said contrary to the rumours making the round on social media, the incident wasn't a prank, adding that they thought Michelle had died. "Just to be clear, this wasn't a prank. We thought we lost Michelle and we are lucky to have h...
More than 25,000 sign petition to remove Travis Scott from Coachella 2022 lineup after Astroworld deaths
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More than 25,000 sign petition to remove Travis Scott from Coachella 2022 lineup after Astroworld deaths

More than 25,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to have Travis Scott removed from next year’s Coachella festivities after eight people tragically died at his recent Astroworld concert. The rapper, who is scheduled as one of the headliners of the 2022 Coachella festival, has come under fire after fans were killed during a deadly crowd surge at his Astroworld festival last week. Scott, 30, expressed devastation, sent prayers and insisted he wasn’t aware of what was occurring in the crowd of around 50,000 at Houston’s NRG Park on Nov. 5. The crowd-sourcing petition titled, “Remove Travis Scott as a Goldenvoice performer” has been signed by thousands of people asking promoter Goldenvoice and top stakeholders to drop the “Sicko Mode” rapper from performing at the event. ...
Kylie Jenner breaks silence on her boyfriend, Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival tragedy that left eight dead
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Kylie Jenner breaks silence on her boyfriend, Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival tragedy that left eight dead

Kylie Jenner has broken her silence over the deaths and injuries associated with the Astroworld Festival, founded by her boyfriend, rapper Travis Scott. The event left eight people dead and at least three concertgoers hosptialised over injuries they sustained at the festival in Houston, Texas on Friday. Reality star  Kylie, 24,  has now sent her 'deepest condolences' to the families of the eight people who died during a stampede Taking to Instagram, Kylie said in a statement: 'Travis and I are broken and devastated. My thoughts and prayers are with all who lost their lives, were injured or affected in anyway by yesterday's events. 'I want to make it clear we weren't aware of any fatalities until the news came out after the show and in no world woul...
BBNaija’s Yousef loses his brother
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BBNaija’s Yousef loses his brother

Big Brother Naija star, Yousef has lost his older brother to the cold hands of death. The reality show star shared the sad news on his Instagram page and also asked for prayers and condolences. See Yousef's post below............................
Snoop Dogg’s mother Beverly Tate dies three months after she was rushed to hospital for undisclosed reasons
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Snoop Dogg’s mother Beverly Tate dies three months after she was rushed to hospital for undisclosed reasons

Snoop Dogg's mother, Beverly Tate, has died. The rapper broke the news Sunday, October 24, posting a tribute to her on Instagram and writing ... "Thank u God for giving me an angel for a mother TWMA." There's another post where he thanks his mom for having him. "Mama thank you for having me," he wrote. A cause of death wasn't revealed. Snoop Dogg's father, Vernell, also confirmed the news and he too asked for prayers, noting the family needed it now more than ever. This comes three months after she was rushed to the hospital for undisclosed reasons.
Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers
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Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on this year’s commemoration of Eid-ul-Mawlid, calling on all Nigerians to renew their faith in God and intensify prayers for the country to surmount its challenges. In his goodwill message, Gov. Ugwuanyi urged Muslims and indeed all Nigerians to remain committed to the core values of the nation’s founding fathers so that the concerted efforts at sustaining the peace, unity and progress of the country will be fully actualized. The governor pointed out that the significance of Eid-ul-Mawlid anchored on love, sacrifice, obedience, tolerance and charity, as exemplified by the deeds and teachings of Holy Prophet Muhammad, is germane to the peaceful co-existence, unity and prosperity of Nigeria. Gov. Ugwu...
I am a mess sometimes, uncertain and undecided but you fix me and make me better – Rapper Illbliss celebrates wife on her birthday
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I am a mess sometimes, uncertain and undecided but you fix me and make me better – Rapper Illbliss celebrates wife on her birthday

Rapper Illbliss is celebrating his wife, Munachimso on her birthday today. Illbliss who shared beautiful photos of his family on Instagram, expressed his love and gratitude to his wife, who according to him fixes and makes him better. He added that while the world sees his success, they don't know how much advise, support, belief and prayers she gave to make it all happen. The rapper wrote; My Queen is a Year + today. Happy Birthday from Paapa and our adorable munchkins We are Sooooo Blessed to have you in our lives. With every year we love you and appreciate You more and more. I DON'T Know what to write about you I Love You to the moon, the Stars and the planets... then back to Earth. The world keeps seeing my wins and success. They don't know how much advise, support, ...
You need prayers – Actor Uche Maduagwu slams BBNaija star, Mercy Eke, for sharing photos showing her derrière as she turns 28
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You need prayers – Actor Uche Maduagwu slams BBNaija star, Mercy Eke, for sharing photos showing her derrière as she turns 28

BBNaija star, Mercy Eke, turns 28 today September 29. To celebrate her birthday, she shared sexy new photos of herself on her Instagram page with her butt on display. Uche found the photos distasteful. In a post shared o his Instagram page, he opined that if at this age she still feels she needs to flaunt her ''nakedness'' to stay relevant, then she needs ''prayers.''
Actress Bimbo Oshin’s husband, Dudu Heritage slumps, dies
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Actress Bimbo Oshin’s husband, Dudu Heritage slumps, dies

Nigerian socialite and music promoter, Ola Ibironke popularly known as Dudu Heritage, is dead. The captain of the prestigious Ibadan Golf Club, who is married to veteran actress, Bimbo Oshin, reportedly died on Sunday night, September 12. It was gathered that he slumped at the golf club around 8:30pm while out with his friends.  Efforts to resuscitate him proved abortive. He was rushed to the hospital where he was later confirmed dead. Ibadan Golf Club confirmed his death in a statement on Monday, September 12. "We are shocked by the sudden demise of our Captain, Mr. OLA IBIRONKE. The Course is hereby closed and all club activities are suspended until further notice while the Flag will be hoisted at half mast .Our prayers are with his family and members of this great Cl...
Marriage is not a bed of roses. People like me couldn’t survive it – Actress Georgia Onuoha calls for prayers for troubled marriages
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Marriage is not a bed of roses. People like me couldn’t survive it – Actress Georgia Onuoha calls for prayers for troubled marriages

Actress Georgina Onuoha has called for prayers for couples whose marriages are facing turbulent times. In a post shared on her Instagram page, Georgina said people are facing difficult times in their marriages and the only thing people should do is pray for them. She mentioned that people like her couldn't survive marriage as it isn't a bed of roses. See her post below...
Lagos PDP Chairman dies from Covid-19 complications
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Lagos PDP Chairman dies from Covid-19 complications

  Adegbola Dominic, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has died. His death was announced by Taofik Gani, the publicity secretary of the party in the state. The statement released by Gani reads: "The late senior medical practitioner has been an exceptional politician who had deployed much of his hard earned money into philantropism. He was the Medical Director of Santa Maria Hospital. "Dr Dominic was a grassroots politician from the days of Action Group. He had held many political positions, notable amongst being State SDP officer; State Chairman of PAC; National Chairman of APN (Founded by late Jakande); State Chairman of Lagos PDP. "He had also contested lagos state governorship under the platf...
How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide
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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Obafemi, who was the first medical personnel who attended to President Buhari son, Yusuf Buhari after his accident, reportedly committed suicide. Yusuf, who got married to Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano state last week suffered an injury to the head in a power bike in Abuja on December 26, 2017. Yusuf was admitted to Cedacrest Hospital in Abuja, following the bike crash in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. He was discharged from the hospital on January 12, 2018 and flown abroad for further treatment. Yusuf returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad on Thursday, March 1, 2018. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced his return to the country on Twitter, saying Yusuf was welcomed back by govt officials. “We th...
Tyson Fury’s Wife Paris Shares First Picture of new daughter Athena after intensive care
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Tyson Fury’s Wife Paris Shares First Picture of new daughter Athena after intensive care

The newborn daughter of boxing champion Tyson Fury has been pictured for the first time after coming off a ventilator. Fury and wife Paris welcomed their sixth child, Athena Fury, on Sunday, August 8. The newborn was immediately moved to ICU and placed on a ventilator with the boxer asking people to pray for the newborn. On Monday, August 9, Tyson Fury revealed the baby was off the ventilator, telling followers: "Hi guys, the baby's doing fantastic, a lot, lot better. She's off the ventilator, she's doing really good, look, she's lovely." Wife, Paris has now shared the first picture of the couple's newborn daughter on Instagram. She wrote: "Thank God she's doing well. And thank you for all your messages, thoughts and prayers."
EFCC returns Recovered N244, 000 to 81-year-old Victim of Fraud in Edo
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EFCC returns Recovered N244, 000 to 81-year-old Victim of Fraud in Edo

It was praises, prayers and commendation for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, on Wednesday August 4, 2021 as 81 year-old John Ederaro received a bank draft for N244, 000 from the Benin Zonal Commander of the Commission, Muhtar Bello, being monetary asset recovered on his behalf by the EFCC. Ederaro, who could not hide his joy, repeatedly thanked the Benin Zonal Commander as he received the bank draft. "I want to thank the EFCC for the good work they are doing for the people. EFCC is a father to the fatherless. I commend EFCC for the good work. They are really working to save the country. May God give the leadership of Commission more wisdom and strength; I am so happy because EFCC did not allow shame to be my portion. God bless the EFCC mor...
Church tries to Resurrect man who reportedly Died in his Sleep in Delta (video)
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Church tries to Resurrect man who reportedly Died in his Sleep in Delta (video)

A man who reportedly died in his sleep in Delta State was taken to a church where they attempted to resurrect him with prayers. It was gathered that the incident happened in Ugbokodo community in Okpe Local Government Area of the state. According to Justice TV, the man identified simply as Junior went to bed on Monday night, August 2, but did not wake up on Tuesday morning. After the church failed to resurrect him, Junior was taken to the General Hospital Ughoton, where he was confirmed dead. The remains have been deposited in the morgue. Watch video below
I married my friend’s ex – Ugandan woman reveals
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I married my friend’s ex – Ugandan woman reveals

A Ugandan woman, Jullian Atukwatse has revealed that her husband, Emmanuel Bujjingo was her friend's ex. According to Julian, she met Emmanuel at Watoto Church Downtown, where they had gone for evening prayers. Jullian said she had come with a friend who had come with her boyfriend (Emmanuel) whom she had never met. "She introduced me to him (Emmanuel) but honestly speaking, I did not like his style and size. I tried discouraging her but she kept on telling me how good the guy was and especially his love for God,” Jullian shares in an interview with mywedding.     The relationship Emmanuel had with Jullian’s friend failed but the two became friends. After some time, he got into another relationship with another friend of Jullian, which also did not last....
Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praises God as he turns 56
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Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praises God as he turns 56

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is full of praises to God as he turns 56 today June 25.     The Governor in a post shared on his IG page, appreciated God for making him celebrate another year. He wrote; ''“Rejoice in the Lord always.... The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:4-7. For the gift of life, I say thank you Lord For sound health and mind, I am indeed thankful For Family, Friends, Associates, Colleagues, and Lagos state as a whole, I say thank you Lord. I am indeed the one who came back to say thank y...
Villagers Erect Massive Penis Statue to Bring forth rain
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Villagers Erect Massive Penis Statue to Bring forth rain

Villagers in Yothaka, in Thailand’s Chachoengsao province, ended a period of drought by building a giant erect penis statue. Farmers in the area had been concerned that there hadn’t been enough rain recently and that water from irrigation canals was too salty and had been damaging crops. To call forth the rain, a giant penis statue, or "Palad Khik", was erected on Jun 9. This week. local village headman, Chamnan Kenthongdaeng, 52, told a press conference that on June 11, just two days after the giant penis was installed it had started raining, with a shower that lasted about half an hour. Koson Samang, the headman of a nearby village, had made a video of the rain as proof. However, local farmers complained that the brief shower hadn’t been long enough to irrigate their f...
Euro 2020: Stay Strong – Cristiano Ronaldo tells Eriksen after Midfielder Collapsed
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Euro 2020: Stay Strong – Cristiano Ronaldo tells Eriksen after Midfielder Collapsed

Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, has paid tribute to Denmark midfielder, Christian Eriksen, after the Inter Milan star collapsed during his country’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland on Saturday. Ronaldo urged Eriksen to stay strong, adding that he wants to see him back on the pitch. The Juventus forward disclosed this in a post via his Instagram account at the weekend. Recall that Eriksen had earlier fallen to the floor during Denmark’s opener against Finland. The former Tottenham playmaker was resuscitated on the pitch, with players and fans watching on in distressing scenes. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Christian Eriksen and his family. The world of football stands together hoping for good news. “I’m counting on finding you soon back on the pitch, Chris, ...
Journalists barred from State-Of-Nation parley in Abuja
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Journalists barred from State-Of-Nation parley in Abuja

A high-profile meeting on the “state of the nation” has been convened by a former President, Olusegun Obasanjo. Journalists were however barred from the meeting which former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd); Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, and Emeritus Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan; President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Dr. Samson Ayokunle; a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Aliyu Gusau (retd) and a former Attorney General of the Federal (AGF), Kanu Agabi (SAN) and many others attended. The nine-hour marathon meeting held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja started 11.00 am and ended 8.15 pm with two breaks for prayers and meals. According to Daily Trust, Security operatives at the ven...
TB Joshua’s church confirms his passing, reveals his last words
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TB Joshua’s church confirms his passing, reveals his last words

The TB Joshua Ministries has confirmed the passing of the clergyman. In a statement released on social media, the church revealed the last words of the clergyman before he died. The statement reads; ''PROPHET TB JOSHUA – JUNE 12th 1963 to JUNE 5th 2021 “Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3:7 On Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time for everything – time to come here for prayer and time to return home after the service.” God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for and died for. As Prophet TB Joshua says, “The g...
News Muslims shun COVID-19 protocols at Bauchi praying grounds
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News Muslims shun COVID-19 protocols at Bauchi praying grounds

Despite appeals by Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to the people of his State to observe COVID-19 protocols, Muslims in Bauchi, the state capital, have flouted them, trooping out in their numbers to observe the two Rakaah Eid-el-Fitr prayers. Mohammed had, in his goodwill message to mark this year’s celebration, warned people of the dangers of contracting COVID-19 and urged them to observe safety protocols like wearing face masks, hand washing and social-distancing. “The COVID-19 pandemic is still around. I, therefore, appeal to you all to continue to observe the protocols of social distancing, wearing of facemasks and washing your hands wherever the need arises. You should also endeavour to take the vaccine against the pandemic,” the governor admonished. However, DAILY POS...
Over 2000 Pastors Storm Ebonyi state to Pray for Gov Umahi over Insecurity
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Over 2000 Pastors Storm Ebonyi state to Pray for Gov Umahi over Insecurity

In a bid to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, over two thousand pastors have embarked on fasting and prayers in Ebonyi State for Governor David Umahi. The one-week fasting and prayers is organized by the Ebonyi State Government in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter, following the insecurity ravaging the country. The clergymen offered fervent prayers to God to arrest every criminal behind the insecurity in every part of the country. They also asked God to give the leadership of the country the wisdom to tackle the challenges of insecurity.
My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi
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My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi

A Nigerian man whose sister-in-law, Dorathy Yohanna, is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits, has written an emotional letter to the presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, asking him to talk to his boss. The man, Yamai, with the Twitter handle, @ydcoal, said his mother-in-law has been unable to eat or even take a shower since Dorathy was abducted on Tuesday April 20. He said it is devastating that the answer to her prayers for the safe return of her child is now the news of her demise in the hands of those who abducted her. His tweets read ''Hi @toluogunlesi, my sister-in-law was among the 3 dead students found today from Greenfield University. We are all trying to unpack our feelings. People’s children have become sports for bandits & kidnappers. I...
Nigerian Leaders Need Prayers From Followers – Ahmad Lawan
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Nigerian Leaders Need Prayers From Followers – Ahmad Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged Nigerians to continue praying for the leaders in government as they tackle the various challenges facing the nation. Lawan, according to a statement released on Saturday by his media office, made the appeal at the launching of Pataskum Emirate Central Mosque Appeal Fund, at Potiskum, Yobe State. The Senate President, the statement added, announced a donation of N20 million to support the project. He said, “Every time, leaders need prayers, particularly from the followers. “Our leaders, particularly our President, Muhammadu Buhari, may God grant him good health, God has given him the leadership of this country through you. “He is trying his possible best for you and we too that are part of his leadership, we are trying our best ...
“These Days I Live a Miserable Life to the Extent I want to Commit Suicide” – Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee Shares Disturbing Instagram post
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“These Days I Live a Miserable Life to the Extent I want to Commit Suicide” – Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee Shares Disturbing Instagram post

Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee has got her friends and fans worried after she shared a disturbing post about being suicidal. Zee-Zee, who took to Instagram on Saturday, April 3, said she is living a miserable life and wants to take her own life. "This days I live a miserable life to the extent that I want to commit suicide. Please don’t ask me why. All I need from you are prayers.” She wrote Since she made the Instagram post, her relatives and fans have flooded her Instagram page to share words of encouragement, prayers and support.  
Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”
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Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”

American hip hop icon, DMX was rushed to a New York hospital on Friday, April, 2, after he reportedly suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack. Sources close to the rapper told TMZ that the incident occurred at his home at around 11 pm, The New York rapper, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was taken to the White Plains Hospital in New York and is in the critical care unit. The report also said he has "some brain activity" with one source stating that he's in a "vegetative state" and doctors have cautioned he may not make it. A family member of the rapper told the publication that paramedics tried resuscitating him for 30 minutes, and during that time he was deprived of oxygen. Doctors have reportedly told the family the...
Footballer, Lee Collins Dies is Dead
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Footballer, Lee Collins Dies is Dead

Yeovil Town captain and defender, Lee Collins has died at the age of 32. The club confirmed that the English footballer passed away on Wednesday, March 31, in a statement on their website. The cause of death is yet unknown. Collins had made eight National League appearances for the Glovers this season having joined from Forest Green Rovers in 2019, and was on the bench for the Glovers' 3-1 win over Barnet last Saturday. "All at Yeovil Town Football Club are mourning the loss of club captain Lee Collins," said the club. "Lee sadly passed away yesterday and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. "We ask everyone to respect the family's privacy at this time. The club will make no further comment at this time. "Our game with Altrincham tomorrow has bee...
You are Everything I Prayed for and Then Some – Adesua Etomi-Wellington Tells Banky W as he Turns 40
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You are Everything I Prayed for and Then Some – Adesua Etomi-Wellington Tells Banky W as he Turns 40

Singer, BankyW, turns 40 today March 27. His wife, Adesua took to her Instagram page to shower him with praises and prayers, She thanked him for being there for her and for their son, Zaiah. According to her, BankyW is everything she prayed for and some more. Read her post below ''It's my partners birthday. @bankywellington My purpose partner My life partner A partner in every sense of the word. I thought I loved you before but my goodness, this past year has revealed so much more about the human being that you are and my heart muscles stretched even further. Thank you bubba, for the goodness of your heart. Thank you for the million back and foot rubs. Thank you for the love, care and attention. Thank you for all the things I can't even say out loud. Thank you for being suc...
Bride-to-be allegedly Kidnapped 48 Hours to her Wedding in Kano
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Bride-to-be allegedly Kidnapped 48 Hours to her Wedding in Kano

The whereabouts of bride-to-be, Amina Gwani Sham'una Gwani Danzarga, remain unknown five days after sh was reportedly kidnapped in Kano. It was gathered that Amina, a resident of Koki quarters in Kano Municipal, was abducted on Friday, March 12, two days before her wedding slated for Sunday, March 14 The student of Federal College of Education, Kano, was last seen by her family members when she left her family house at Koki for school on Friday evening. She later visited her friend in Dorayi Quarters, where she dropped her exams card. Family members feel she was kidnapped on her way back from Dorayi. Amina’s uncle, Gwani Yahuza Gwani Danzarga, told Daily Trust that apart from two text messages earlier received from her telephone line, the family has not received any call fr...
Congratulations Pour in as Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina Shows Off her Baby Bump Months after her Wedding
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Congratulations Pour in as Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina Shows Off her Baby Bump Months after her Wedding

Bukunmi Oluwasina is pregnant with her first child months after her wedding. The award-winning actress, whose love story with her long-time best friend made news headlines in September 2020 ,shared maternity photos to Instagram. Her baby bump was in full display in the photos. Her colleagues responded with congratulatory messages and prayers for the mum-to-be.
Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador
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Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador

Tonto Dikeh has released a statement after NCPC denied her claim that she was appointed Peace Ambassador for the Commission. Tonto had taken to Instagram to write that she's now a "proud Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) Ambassador for Peace Building." She added, "finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for peace building." She also told her followers that she needs "prayers as we embarked on peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable." Reacting, the NCPC said the information is false. A press statement released by the NCPC reads: "The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC wishes to state in categorical terms that King Tonto Dikeh paid an official courtesy visit to ...
Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
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Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

Actress Tonto Dikeh has been made an ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC). On Thursday, Feb 25, she was received by Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of NCPC at his head office where they deliberated on NCPC's vision. Reacting to her appointment as the new Ambassador for the Commision of Peace Building, Tonto said she needs the people's prayers as she embarks on "peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable."
We need to support our security agencies with superior weapons and not with prayers – El-Rufai
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We need to support our security agencies with superior weapons and not with prayers – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has stated that Nigerian security agencies need to be supported with superior weapons and not with prayers.   The Kaduna state Governor said this at a town hall meeting organised by the national security adviser, which had governors from the north-west region and traditional rulers in attendance.   El-Rufai who noted that security should be the number one priority of the government and collective responsibility of all citizens, decried the attacks carried out on miltary men by bandits.   He said;   “This town hall meeting is not complete without other stakeholders because of the short notice. So, we agreed that this north-west be reconvened in the next two weeks. The date will be announced by the NSA and COAS. “Bandit...
Teju Babyface Showers Himself With Prayers On His 42nd Birthday
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Teju Babyface Showers Himself With Prayers On His 42nd Birthday

Comedian, television host and author Teju Babyface has showered himself with prayers as he celebrates his birthday. The 42-year-old shared a picture of himself in an Instagram post on Wednesday. He began his prayers with a verse of the bible. “’So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom’ It’s hard to believe that another 365 days have passed and as I stand with all appreciation to the Most High God on this birth day of mine. “I pray that I learn to walk circumspectly and with wisdom, for the glory of the latter is far more greater than the former,” he wrote. Teju announced the arrival of his birthday saying he is one of the people who celebrate on America’s inauguration day. He said, “So it’s my birthday tomorrow! Yeah, I am one of those people w...
Senator Dino Melaye Showers His Son With Prayers On His Birthday
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Senator Dino Melaye Showers His Son With Prayers On His Birthday

Joshua Melaye son of Senator Dino Melaye on Wednesday clocked a year older. In a post across social media platforms, the former Kogi lawmaker prayed for his son. “My precious son Joshua Oluwakimbati Melaye is plus one today. And the child grew in wisdom, knowledge and understanding. God bless you son,” he said. “As your father I bless you. You will not fall or falter. Grace of God shall become your eternal heritage. Happy birthday son.” In another post, Melaye marveled at how fast his son was growing. “More speed on all sides. May you fear the Lord and serve in purity and holiness all the days of your life,” he added.
Boko Haram Leader, Shekau is Critically Ill and Wants Prayers From Nigerians – Borno Pastor
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau is Critically Ill and Wants Prayers From Nigerians – Borno Pastor

Desmond Yunana, a reverend of Anglican Church Nigeria based in Borno state in his Sunday sermon disclosed that Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Sheaku is critically ill and wants prayer from Nigerians. In the sermon delivered after a captured teenage fighter, Mohammed Adam disclosed that Shekau can no longer walk effectively, Yunana said he received a revelation on the health challenges Shekau is currently facing. The Cable reported that he added that the Boko Haram leader needs prayers from both Christian and Muslims residents of Maiduguri and is ready to ask for forgiveness.
Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says
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Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has said that President Buhari has failed Nigerians and needs to wake up at midnight and pray to Allah for forgiveness.   Lamido said this in an interview with BBC Hausa while reacting to the gruesome murder of 43 farmers by Boko Haram members in Borno state on Saturday, November 28.   Lamido added that President Buhari should drop his ''arrogance'' and seek Allah's forgiveness. "There is no way a government can go successfully without sabotage but you need to be strong enough to overcome such challenges. If really, he cannot withstand this, he has to resign but we can't be accepting sabotage as a reason. He has failed, if not that he failed, how will you allow some people to slaughter 43 people? How will you allow...
Fast Till God Answers Prayers, If You Refuse To Join APC – Uzodinma
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Fast Till God Answers Prayers, If You Refuse To Join APC – Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State on Friday said anyone who refused to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might continue to fast until God answered the prayers. Governor Uzodinma said this while fielding questions from State House reporters after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari again at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the erosion crisis in his State. The governor, while reacting to a question on the movement from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC in South East geo-political zone, expressed optimism that more people from the region would still join the ruling party with the entry of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State who had transformed his status as an “orphan”. He said that it would be more cost effective for the people of South East to ...
Aisha Buhari Calls For Prayers For Nigeria
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Aisha Buhari Calls For Prayers For Nigeria

Nigeria First lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for prayers for Nigeria. She made the appeal on her Instagram page on Wednesday morning, November 11. Mrs Buhari shared a photo of a burning candle alongside an Islamic quote with the hashtag "#PrayforrNigeria."
Boko Haram: N2.2bn Spent On Prayers In Nigeria & Saudi Arabia – EFCC
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Boko Haram: N2.2bn Spent On Prayers In Nigeria & Saudi Arabia – EFCC

An EFCC investigating officer, Mr Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2 billion was spent on prayers in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to win the war against insurgency in the country. Michael was giving evidence as the first prosecution witness (PW1) in the trial of retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (ONSA) to President Goodluck Jonathan in the alleged two billion dollars arms deal fraud. Others charged with Dasuki are a former General Manager with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Aminu Baba-kusa, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital Limited. The EFCC charged them with 32 counts bordering on misappropriation, criminal breach of trust, dishonest release and receiving various sums of money before Justice Husseini B...
People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu
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People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, says it has come to her knowledge that people now finish their prayers in their mosques and then proceed to lay curses on her.   Aisha revealed this on her Twitter handle on Friday morning, October 30. ''Heard I am being cursed in mosques! People finish praying and take time out to curse me in their prayers I have asked they should please let me know how many of these curses they rained on me when I was making same demands during GEJ! We are all already cursed in Nigeria''she tweeted   Aisha gave momentum to the End SARS protest when it started on October 8.
Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma
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Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma

American actor, Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system, The Oscar-winning actor, best known for his roles in films like "The Big Lebowski" and "Hell or High Water," said he's starting treatment and the "prognosis is good."   The 70-year-old actor wrote on Twitter: "As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery."   "I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes. And, while I have you, please remember to go vote. Becau...
I See Ajimobi on Danger List, Pray for him – Primate Ayodele
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I See Ajimobi on Danger List, Pray for him – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has revealed what he described as God’s revelation to him concerning the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi. Reacting to the death rumours surrounding Ajimobi, Primate Ayodele said he still sees the former Governor “on danger list and he needs serious prayers to come back alive from what has befallen him.” “I see Ajimobi on danger list, he needs intense prayers to return alive,” he said. He also maintained his earlier stand that the vaccine for Coronavirus will be found be in July and will be produced by China. “Some countries claim to have found COVID-19 vaccine, the real vaccine will be out in July which will be produced by China,” Ayodele said in a series of pr...
You Have Failed us- Northern elders tell President Buhari while Lamenting the High Rate of Insecurity in the North
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You Have Failed us- Northern elders tell President Buhari while Lamenting the High Rate of Insecurity in the North

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has issued a statement criticizing Buhari for failing to tackle insecurity in Northern Nigeria. In a statement released on Sunday, Ango Abdullahi, convener of the forum, said the issue of insecurity in the north is getting worse by the day. He added that the constant attacks by bandits and Boko Haram insurgents are indications that the Buhari administration "has failed woefully" in keeping citizens safe. The statement reads: "Northern Elders Forum (NEF) is alarmed at the rising insecurity of communities and their properties in the North. Recent escalation of attacks by bandits, rustlers and insurgents leave the only conclusion that the people of the North are now completely at the mercy of armed gangs who roam towns and villages at will, wreakin...
I Stand By all Ideas of June 12 – Gov Diri
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I Stand By all Ideas of June 12 – Gov Diri

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has said he stands by all the ideals of equity and inclusiveness that June 12 represents. Senator Diri also noted that the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election remains a watershed in Nigeria’s political history, saying it epitomised “the collective aspiration of Nigerians to enjoy the dividends of democracy and create a better life for themselves”. Governor Diri stated this in his Democracy Day message on Thursday to Bayelsans, while also assuring that he had no greater obligation than ensuring that people of the state lived in peace in order to attract the desired prosperity he promised. He said his administration would continue to extend the hand of fellowship to those that are aggrieved for them to join in the proce...
Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG
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Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG

The Federal Government has instructed that duration for each church service must not exceed an hour. This was disclosed in a statement by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while rolling out guidelines for the reopening of worship centres, in a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. “Churches to open from 5am and close by 8pm. For churches, each service should be for a maximum of an hour with an interval of thirty minutes in between services to allow time for disinfection.” he said Similarly, the national coordinator said Friday prayers in mosques should also not exceed one hour. “Mosques may open 15 minutes before and ten minutes after prayers. The total time for Friday prayers should not exceed an hour. “Islamiya schools, Sund...

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