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Redeemed Church pastor becomes Olu of Ilaro

Prince Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG) will,today , be crowned the new Olu of Ilaro,headquarters of the Yewa speaking people of Ogun State. The occasion will also feature the presentation of the staff of office and certificate of coronation by Governor Ibikunle Amosun. Olugbenle succeeds Oba Adekanbi Tella who joined […]

Yar’Adua’s son-in-law, Gov. Yuguda donates N10m to Benue church

Governor Isah Yuguda of Bauchi State yesterday donated the sum of N10 million to the families of the victims of the collapsed church in Benue State in which 22 worshippers were  killed. St. Robert’s Catholic Church,Adamgbe in Vandeikya Local Government Area  of the states collapsed last Saturday. Governor Yuguda made the donation during a condolence visit to […]

Buhari to contest 2015 presidential election

    The  presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC)  in the 2011 general elections, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has declared his intention to re-contest the seat in the 2015 general elections.    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari made his intention known while addressing CPC supporters in Kaduna who […]

MEND threatens South Africa’s investments in Nigeria

LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria’s militant group MEND threatened Saturday to attack South Africa’s investments, including telecoms firm MTN, in the Niger Delta, because of the terror trial of its leader in Johannesburg. “Our decision to attack South African investments in the Niger Delta is directly related to the conduct of President (Jacob) Zuma regarding the […]

Obama Secret Service agents sent home for ‘misconduct’

CARTAGENA  (AFP) – The Secret Service was embroiled in a new row Saturday after it was revealed that about 12 agents protecting US President Barack Obama in Colombia were sent home amid rumors of a sex scandal. Just hours after Obama arrived late Friday in Cartagena, under lockdown for the Summit of the Americas meeting […]

Picture:Malawians gather to welcome president’s remains

Thousands of Malawians waited as a South African military aircraft touched down at Kamuzu International Airport (AFP, Jacoline Prinsloo) LILONGWE, Malawi — A sombre mood fell over Malawi as truckloads of people welcomed the remains of late president Bingu wa Mutharika, flown back from South Africa Saturday following a fatal heart attack. Thousands of Malawians […]

Colombia’s Ocampo dumps World Bank presidency ambition, throws weight behind Okonjo-Iweala

Former Colombian finance minister Jose Antonio Ocampo on Friday withdrew his candidacy for World Bank president, leaving two candidates in a race that he said had turned highly political. With the World Bank board meeting on Monday to pick a new president, Ocampo said he hoped emerging market nations would rally behind one candidate, Nigerian […]

Inadequate Medical Facilities May Mar Fight Against Meningitis in Taraba

INADEQUATE medical facilities and data may mar the efforts of the Taraba State government to curtail the outbreak of meningitis in the state.    Seventy-eight cases of meningitis have been reported to the Taraba State Ministry of Health and five deaths recorded as at Wednesday. However, only one case has been medically confirmed to be meningitis […]

INEC Conducts Election in Borno Constituency today

FOLLOWING the cancellation of the election of All Nigeria People’s  Party (ANPP) candidate, Abubakar Ibrahim into the Borno State House of Assembly by the Election Petitions Tribunal, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct fresh elections today. Borno State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Tukur Sa’ad, disclosed this in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen on […]

Jigawa Residents Express Fear of CMS Outbreak Over Excessive Heat

WORRIED by the extreme high temperatures in the North in recent days, residents of Dutse have expressed fear over possible outbreak of Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state. There are reports of the outbreak of the disease in neighbouring states. According to Suleiman Halibu, a resident: “The erratic power supply in the state is […]

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