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target=_blank rel=noopener>ONSA orders dismantling of illegal security outfits
From Molly Kilete, Abuja The Office of the National Security Adviser has ordered the dismantling of all illegal security outfits and warned against the use of such outfits to extort, harass and intimidate Nigerians. ONSA, specifically warned operators of NATFORCE, to desist from their illegal activities or have themselves to blame. ONSA Head, Strategic
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen raze Imo commissioner, council chairman’s homes
From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Gunmen again went wild on Sunday at Ubulu – Ihejiofor at Owerri west Local Government Area of Imo State setting the house of the Imo State Commissioner for Information, Declan Emelumba on fire as well as that of the council chairman of his local government, Willy Egbo. A source from the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>TB Joshua’s death ‘ll cripple our business – SMEs owners
By Steve Agbota The owners of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have said that the death of Temitope Joshua, the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) will cripple their business around Ikotun community. They said a lot of people come to worship at the church because of the man of God due to
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kalu condoles with the Synagogue Congregation over Pastor T. B Joshua’s death
Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has commiserated with members of The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) over the passing of the Founder of the ministry, Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua. Lamenting the demise of the renowned preacher and evangelist, Kalu stressed that Pastor Joshua was popular
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Hoodlums raze another police station in Delta
From Paul Osuyi, Asaba Hoodlums have razed Ashaka Police Station in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State. The hoodlums, numbering over twenty stormed the station at the wee hours of Sunday, shot sporadically and set the station on fire. Ashaka Police Station is the third that has been attacked in the state within
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Ajulo criticises federal plan to prosecute Twitter users
From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Constitutional lawyer Dr Kayode Ajulo has criticised the planned prosecution of Twitter users by the federal government, saying that such a move has no basis in the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Reacting to a statement credited to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the federation,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Twitter ban: Reps caucus threatens legal suit against FG
From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, has threatened to institute a legal action against the Federal Government over the recent suspension of micro blogging and social networking site, Twitter, in the country. The caucus, in a statement by its leader, Kingsley Chinda, on Sunday, said the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>TB Joshua felt uncomfortable, walked to his apartment himself and never came back – Says Lagos CP Odumosu
By Christopher Oji Lagos State Police Commissioner (CP) Hakeem Odumosu has offered some insight into how Pastor Joshua died Saturday night. The CP said, he was officially pronounced dead by a hospital around 3am. “It is true he is dead. I do not know the cause of his death yet. But the information we have
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target=_blank rel=noopener>TB Joshua’s death a terrible loss to Yoruba nation – Akintoye
From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The death of Prophet TB Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), is a terrible loss to the Yoruba nation, leader of Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO) Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye said on Sunday. Akintoye made spoke in a statement he made available to reporters through his Communications
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target=_blank rel=noopener>How Arigidi-Akoko community received news of TB Joshua’s death
From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Grief and mourning on Sunday enveloped the ancient town of Arigidi-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State following the death of a prominent son of the town, Prophet Temitope Joshua. Joshua, who was the founder and General Overseer of the Lagos-based Synagogue Church of all Nations, hails
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Ecosystem restoration: Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Urban Regeneration Gardens at Ajah
Muritala Ayinla Lagos State Governor, Mr. Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed plans to embark on a four-year redevelopment plan with massive tree planting, along thr Lagos-Epe and Badagry expressways, aimed at ensuring resilient and sustainable environment in the state. Speaking during the commissioning of Urban Regeneration Gardens, along Abraham Adesanya Housing Estate, Lekki Expressway, Ajah,
target=_blank rel=noopener>CTA: Twitter ban, official rascality taken too far
Onwuka Nzeshi, Abuja The Centre for Transparency Advocacy ( CTA) has described the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government as an onslaught on free speech and official rascality taken too far. Chair, Steering Committee of the CTA, Dr Chima Amadi, who reacted to the development on Sunday, expressed concern that the Buhari administration appears bent
target=_blank rel=noopener>CAF postpones Afcon final draw
The draw for the final competition of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon has been postponed. The draw was initially scheduled for June 25, 2021 but now a new date will be announced in due course. According to CAF, the postponement was at its request and the Cameroon Local Organising Committee (LOC) has agreed. The
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Home of Imo Commissioner for Information burnt, as gunmen attack community
The country home of the Imo State Commissioner for Information, Hon Declan Emelumba has been burnt by unknown gunmen. The gunmen, who attacked his Community Ubulu-Ihejiofor in Oru West L.G.A in the early hours of Sunday, set the two houses in his compound ablaze. Heavy shooting was reported in the hitherto peaceful community as
target=_blank rel=noopener>Imo crisis‘ll worsen unless Uzodinma vacates seat –Primate Ayodele
…Says mother of all protests against Buhari coming in November The ongoing South-East crisis will continue to fester unless Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State takes a position of honour by vacating the seat for Emeka Ihedioha whom the people Imo State elected to be their governor till 2023. Primate Babatunde Ayodele, Spiritual
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Igangan boils as 20 killed; palace, petrol station burnt in Oyo
More than 20 people have been allegedly killed in Igangan, one of the towns in Ibarapa North Local Government in Oyo State after an attack by suspected bandits. The Palace of the Asigangan as well as a popular petroleum station were not spared. They were razed by the suspected bandits numbering 50, who were
target=_blank rel=noopener>Kwara: Two in NSCDC’s net for spending fake naira notes
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, have arrested two people in Patigi, headquarters of Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State, for spending fake naira notes. The two who are now cooling their heels in the NSCDC net are Nicholas Kelechi and Benjamin Moore. A statement by
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: One killed in foiled Imo Police Command HQ attack
Security operatives on Sunday morning foiled an attempted attack on Imo State Police Command Headquarters and other institutions in Owerri, the state capital. The development caused scare and panic in Owerri as repeated gunshots rent the air. It was learnt that one of the attackers was neutralised by security operatives during the attack. While security
target=_blank rel=noopener>G7 tax deal doesn’t go far enough, campaigners say
A landmark deal struck by rich nations to make multinational companies pay more tax has been criticised by campaigners for not going far enough. G7 finance ministers meeting in London agreed to battle tax avoidance by making big companies pay more tax in the countries where they do business. Tech giants firms likely to
target=_blank rel=noopener>More than 130 killed in Burkina Faso attack
Armed men have killed over 132 people in an attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the country’s worst attack in recent years, the government says. Homes and the local market were burned during the overnight raid on Solhan, reports the BBC. No group has said it was behind the violence, but Islamist
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