Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 3rd April 2021

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 3rd April 2021

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Easter: Okowa calls for prayers to surmount insecurity

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has called on Christians to use the period of Easter to pray for the state and country as insecurity and other socio-political inadequacies threatened the nation’s stability. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Easter
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Obaro Stool: Ilajo Royal Family hails Appeal Court judgement

From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja The Ilajo Royal Family of Owe Kingdom has praised the judgement of Court of Appeal restoring the rights of the family to challenge the appointment of Chief Dele Owoniyi as Obaro of Kabba. An appeal court sitting in Abuja had on Wednesday declared the judgement by a lower court in Lokoja, which
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Easter: IPMAN assures Rivers of steady fuel supply

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has assured people living in Rivers State, that there would uninterrupted supply of fuel during the Easter period. State Executive Chairman of IPMAN, Joseph Obele, disclosed this in Port Harcourt, yesterday, saying that he had approached the management of Pipelines and Products
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Zamfara Gov empowers youth, women with over N81 million to boost farming

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Zamfara State governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has empowered youths and women in the State with over N81 million to boost food production amidst insecurity. The governor said this has become necessary because Zamfara state is an agrarian state with over 80% of its inhabitants engage in agricultural activities. Governor Matawalle who
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target=_blank rel=noopener>We won’t accept use of State power to marginalize Christians – ECWA President

From Gyang Bere, Jos President Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Baba Panya has appealed to Federal and State Governments in Nigeria to stop the use of state power to dominate and marginalized christians in the country. He said the church will not accept the imposition of Hijab by Kwara State Government on Christians
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Easter: Oba of Benin enjoins Christians on prayers against insecurity in Nigeria

From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, enjoined Christians to pray against insecurity and for the enduring peace and harmony among mankind as they celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This was contained in a press statement signed by Mr. Ogiemwanre Victor, acting Chief Press Secretary to Oba of Benin
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target=_blank rel=noopener>ACF condoles Afenifere over death of Spokesman, Odumakin

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condoled the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, over the death of its Spokesman, Yinka Odumakin. A statement by the National Publicity Secretary of ACF, Emmanuel Yawe regretted that Odumakin died at a time both ACF and Afenifere used to disagree and agree over the need to ensure
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kwara Gov greets Christians at Easter, urges unity

From LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated Christians on the occasion of Easter celebrations, calling it an auspicious moment for Kwarans to “renew our hope, embrace one another and purposefully forge ahead with unity in diversity”. “I rejoice with Christians, especially in Kwara State, on the commemoration of the historic travails
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Police commence investigation into attack by CCB chair on security guard in Abuja shopping mall

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory(FCT), police command said it has commenced investigation into the alleged assault by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB), Danladi Umar, on a security guard at Banex Plaza, Abuja on March 29. Police Public Relations Officer, Yusuf Mariam, who made this known, said the Command will be
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target=_blank rel=noopener>How I was hit and abandoned by Air Force personnel – Imo indigene laments

From George Onyejiuwa, Owerri Morgan Moore who is currently writhing in pains in a hospital in Owerri ,the state capital of Imo state was knocked down by reckless personnel attached to the 211 Regiment Group who were driving against the traffic. The victim who said that he had not been able to take any solid
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lagos empowers students with digital skills

….Prepares undergraduates for job opportunities Muritala Ayinla Lagos State government Saturday said that it has begun empowering of students with ‘Eko Digital Skills’ to equip and empower them for job opportunities. The government explained that the job initiatives were  designed for final year students and those in penultimate classes, adding that the ‘Eko Digital Skills’

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Sensational West Brom humble Chelsea

  Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson scored twice as struggling West Brom overwhelmed 10-man Chelsea and emphatically ended the 14-match unbeaten start to Thomas Tuchel’s tenure at Stamford Bridge. The Baggies were as brilliant as the Blues, who had Thiago Silva sent off in the 29th minute, were abject, reports the BBC. The result moves

target=_blank rel=noopener>PDP expresses worry over missing NAF jet

  Onyekachi Eze, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed worry over conflicting reports and claims surrounding the ill-fated Nigerian Air Force fighter jet and its pilots. PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, noted that the Nigerian troops fighting in the frontlines put their lives on the line for

target=_blank rel=noopener>Two Maryland shootings leave 4 dead

  Two shootings in Prince George’s County, Maryland, between Friday night and the early hours of Saturday left a total of four people dead, according to police. Around 3 a.m. Saturday, police officers responding to the sound of gunfire found three people with gunshot wounds, each of whom died at the scene, authorities said. Two male victims were found

target=_blank rel=noopener>Doctors’ strike: FG spent N13.3bn on Group Life Insurance in 2020 -Ngige

…faults rejection of MOA by NARD’s President …says some of the demands made in ignorance Regina Otokpa, Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said N13.3 billion was spent on Group Life Insurance for doctors including resident doctors, health workers and other workers in the federal civil and public service in

target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Iheanacho signs new Leicester deal

  Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has signed a new deal to keep him at the club until 2024. The 24-year-old has scored seven times in his last four appearances for the Foxes, and was named Premier League player of the month for March, reports the BBC. He has made 117 appearances, scoring 32 goals

target=_blank rel=noopener>Suez Canal shipping backlog to end on Saturday

  The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the canal authority, which said an investigation into the incident would report its findings soon. Osama Rabie, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), said 85 ships were expected

target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen kill two Miyetti Allah leaders in Nasarawa

  Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked and killed two chairmen of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Nasarawa Friday at about 9.30pm. The two chairmen killed are Mohammed Hussaini, state Chairman of the association and Muhammed Umar, Toto Local Government Area. According to the police command in the state, the two men were attacked

target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Afenifere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, is dead 

  Yinka Odumakin, the spokesperson of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political group is dead. Odumakin, according to sources, died on Saturday morning of complications from COVID-19 at an undisclosed treatment centre in Lagos.

target=_blank rel=noopener>Former Delta acting gov passes on

  Former Acting Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sam Obi, is dead. He died in the early hours of Saturday. Circumstances leading to his sudden was not known as at press time, but a dependable source confirmed that his body has been deposited in a mortuary in Asaba. The late Sam Obi represented the

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