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Meet Thomas Fuller African slave whose mathematical ability shocked the world
 
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The age-long imperialist notion that Africans were intellectually lower than their European counterparts, was proven wrong by the life of Thomas Fuller, an African slave with an incredible potential for mathematical calculation. Fuller's ability to offer prompt and accurate solutions to mathematical problems shocked white slave-masters, forcing them to reconsider their views on an average black man's worth.History concurs to the claim that the name Thomas Fuller (1710 – 1782), an African who was sold to America in 1724, is synonymous with mathematical genius. Popularly nicknamed 'Negro Tom', and described by his contemporaries as a very black man, Fuller's birth place seems to have been between what we now know as Liberia and Benin.READ ALSO: Retro: Meet the first European princess of African origin, Angela of LiechtensteinAfter being sold off as a slave from Africa at age 14 to a farmer in the United States (US), Negro Tom lived in Virginia, a place linked to why he was later called the Virginia calculator.No sooner had he arrived this strange land than the fame of his prowess in numeracy began to hit the white world. For instance, when asked how many seconds there were in a year by men of no small eminence and potentials in arithmetic, William Hartshorne and Samuel Coates, Fuller replied in two minutes: 47,304000, leaving his questioners lost in wonder and amazement.Towards his gray years, Hartshorne said of him: "He was gray-headed, and exhibited several other marks of the weakness of old age. He had worked hard upon a farm during the whole of life but had never been intemperate in the use of spirituous liquors. "He spoke with great respect of his mistress, and mentioned in a particular manner his obligations to her for refusing to sell him, which she had been tempted to by offers of large sums of money from several persons."Also, Coates, having remarked in his presence that it was a pity he had not an education equal to his genius, Fuller interjected: "No, Massa, it is best I had no learning, for many learned men be great fools."Perhaps one of his most outstanding feats was his brilliant reply to the question asked by one interrogator, "How many seconds has a man lived who is 70 years, 17 days and 12 hours old? " Fuller responded in less than two minutes: 2,210,500,800. Unsatisfied with the answer, one famous mathematician at the time approached Fuller, claiming that his result was wrong by some figures less. Fuller reminded him: "Stop master, you forget the leap year." Upon including the amount of the seconds of the leap years, the calculation of the whole in both sums matched perfectly. As Fuller's mettle in calculation continued to rise, anti-slavery campaigners thought it wise to use him in staging several demonstrations that Africans were in no way inferior to Europeans.Regrettably, he died at age 72, with little or no formal learning in writing and reading. But even if he had no academic certificate bearing his name, the life and ti
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2019 election: What God will do to Buhari, APC - Prophet Olagunju - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Presiding Bishop of Divine Seed of God Chapel Ministries, Prophet Wale Olagunju has revealed what God told him concerning President Muhammdu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019. Bishop Olagunju said even if President Buhari decides to red-carpet the whole nation, he will still lose the presidential election. He said God has condemned Buhari to defeat already because he (Buhari) placed his Fulani people in charge of security in the country and allowed killing of innocent Nigerians on a daily basis. Speaking with the Sun, the cleric claimed that it was not in the mind of God for Buhari to rule beyond 2019, adding that the President has failed Nigerians. Olagunju said, “Let me give you my own biblical view, whenever there is injustice there will be no peace. Forget about those bishops who are saying it shall be well with Nigeria. “I am a die-hard supporter of Buhari in those days. One, to me his war against corruption is too selective. “Buhari should know that corruption is a sin against God and mankind, so war against it should be total. I expect him to restructure Nigeria to balance the equation. “He should conduct transparent censors to address the injustice that is going on in this country, create job opportunity for the youths who are roaming the streets and address the problem of tribalism in the nation, correct the lopsided appointments. “It is not in the mind set of God for Buhari to rule beyond May 29, 2019. Look at the just concluded bye-election in Oyo State, yes, PDP floored APC hands down. This is just the beginning of what awaits Buhari and his APC come 2019. “As earlier predicted by me in my prophecy of 2017 and 2018, let me be frank and declare before God of heaven and the whole earth, even if Buhari should red carpet the whole nation, Buhari and his APC will not win the 2019 presidential election. “In my 2017 prophecy, the Lord told me He would raise adversaries against him and even his own kinsmen, the Hausas would disown him. What are we witnessing now? The Lord gave me the signs through my prophecy; there is no way he can win. “Some Nigerians in their own thinking has said that Buhari is a man of integrity. Where lies the integrity in the life of Buhari when he chose his own people, the Fulanis to manage the security affairs of this nation, shedding innocent blood on daily basis, marginalising the Christians and the Igbo have no say in the affairs of Nigerian nation? Why? “To me, the thinking of those who are supporting Buhari today is upside down. Under Buhari, the government doesn’t value integrity and value system is no more.”
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IPOB to demonstrate at the Hague as Buhari arrives Netherlands - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) say they would demonstrate at the Hague on Tuesday as Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari arrives the Netherlands to present keynote address at the Solemn Hearing commemorating the anniversary of the International Criminal Court at Courtroom 1 of the ICC’s Headquarters.  A memo signed by Emma Powerful, media and publicity secretary of IPOB, said members of the organisation in the Netherlands would protest against the killings in Nigeria.  The group stated that the protest, which would hold on Tuesday and Thursday at different locations, would alert the International Criminal Court, ICC, of the killings going on in Nigeria, with the hope that the Nigerian president would be tried.  The memo partly read, “This is to inform all Biafrans and IPOB members in the Netherlands that there will be a demonstration against the visit of Muhammadu Buhari to the Netherlands.”  The memo stated further that Tuesday’s protest would hold at Dutch parliament building in the Hague at Lange poten 4, from 10am to 3pm, while Thursday’s holds at ICC in the Hague with Oude waalsdorperweg 10 as its venue and also commences at 10am through to 3pm.  The memo also stated that, “We will do this, not minding that the news for Buhari’s visit to Netherlands came late. We are swinging into action to make sure this Evil murderer and Boko Haram sponsor faces justice. He has no hiding place.”
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Biafra: Fani-Kayode reveals Nnamdi Kanu's whereabouts - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is being kept on a Nigerian naval warship far off the coast of Bayelsa.  Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made this known in a post on his Twitter handle on Monday.  He said, “Intelligence reports suggest that my friend and brother Nnamdi Kanu is being kept on a Nigerian naval warship far off the coast of Bayelsa and that Buhari intends to keep him there until 2019 and then drop him in the Atantic ocean after “winning” the February election.  “Know this: the incarceration, torture and murder of Nnamdi Kanu will not go unavenged or unpunished. The God of Justice will serve His judgement on all those involved in this sinister, gruesome and homicidal initiative. Buhari will soon know that God rules in the affairs of men.”
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Plateau: Niger Delta militants blow hot, reveal what'll happen in 21 days - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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A coalition of Niger Delta militants, yesterday, gave the Federal Government a 21-day notice to end killings in the country.  The group lamented the recent killing by herdsmen in Plateau State.  The militants, who met at Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State during the weekend, also tasked the Federal Government on protection of lives and property of Nigerians.  The militants warned the Federal Government that there’ll be doom if it failed to forestall anarchy and further bloodshed.  They declared a 21-day mourning period for those massacred recently in Plateau State by rampaging herdsmen, and threatened to declare herdsmen and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association enemies.  A statement by leader of the coalition, W.O I Izonebi, read, “As agitators with conscience, we take lives of fellow Nigerians sacrosanct as no amount of provocation will lead to the slaughtering of innocent Nigerians because of cows.  “We, therefore, declare 21 days of mourning for the innocent Nigerians killed in Plateau State by foreigners trained by late Gaddafi that are now masquerading as herdsmen, according to our President, Muhammadu Buhari.  “We urge the government to do the needful before the expiration of our 21 days of mourning to avoid a total breakdown of law and order because it seems we do not have law, and government is unable to implement its primary responsibility of protecting lives and properties of its citizens.  “We demand implementation of the following to avoid doom and more loss of lives: The immediate devolution of power to states and regions to enable governors discharge their primary responsibility of protecting lives and properties and declaration and proscription of the Gaddafi mercenaries masquerading as herdsmen as a terrorist organisation.  “The government and security agencies saddled with the responsibility of protecting Nigeria and its territorial integrity should apprehend the perpetrators of this heinous crime against innocent Nigerians and humanity; total overhaul of the security organisation and security chiefs, immediate arrest of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association leaders and its disbandment with immediate effect.  “We also condemn the inability of the government and securityagencies to protect its citizens from foreigners masquerading asherdsmen committing genocide in the Middle Belt of our dear nation, Nigeria.  “We are not going to fold our arms to see foreigners masquerading as herdsmen slaughter and kill hardworking Nigerians that are going about their legitimate businesses and livelihood anymore, when we have a democratically elected government in place.  “We are bold to ask these questions? What is the primary responsibility of government? Why is nobody being arrested and prosecuted for these killings? As agitators with conscience, we take lives of follow Nigerians sacrosanct as no amount of provocation will lead to the slaughtering of innocent Nigerians because of cows.  “We, therefore, warn that after this 21 days o
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How I escaped plot to stop me from Tuesday plenary - Saraki - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, explained how he escaped alleged ploys by security operatives to stop him from presiding over plenary on Tuesday morning.  Recall that Security agencies early Tuesday morning laid siege on the homes of Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu in Abuja.  The move is said to be a ploy to prevent them from making it to the National Assembly today because of a plan by many lawmakers to decamp from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).  Saraki, however, made his way to the Senate chamber at about 10:40 am. and presided over the plenary.  His deputy, Ekweremadu did not make it to plenary and the siege on his home was still on at midday.  Reacting to a motion on the siege on his home and that of his deputy, Saraki said the plenary would not have held if not for his preparation.  “The road leading to my place was cordoned off and all cars coming in and out as early as 6:30 were being stopped and you have to come down.  “My convoy was stopped from moving. Given something that one was prepared for, I had my own car too. So the deputy senate president called me and said he could not come here.  “And as you are all aware, very late yesterday, at about 8 p.m., I received a letter asking me to report to the police on a case of this Offa robbery which had been concluded before now.”  Saraki, however, condemned the siege saying it was God that made him escape it.  “But as you all rightly said, if one of our colleagues cannot come out for no fault of his, I don’t see how we can continue to sit and ignore the fact that a presiding officer cannot be here.  “And if it was by the plan, I too, would not be here.  “It was just by the intervention of the almighty God that I was able to get myself here.”
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Ekiti election: Civil society organisations protest alleged rigging by parties
 
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- The just concluded governorship election in Ekiti state has been condemned by a coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations - The coalition said the result announced by INEC did not reflect its findings during the election- It vowed to open up on its findings by Wednesday July 18, 2018 with comprehensive details of rigging and malpractice at the pollA coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations that claimed to have monitored last governorship election in Ekiti state condemned the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).According to Sahara Reporters, the coalition expressed dissatisfaction over the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).INEC had announced Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives APC, as the winner of the election.Coalition of Civil Society organisations protest at the Embassy of the United States of America in Abuja. Photo source: Coalition Of CSOsREAD ALSO: Saraki should tell where he belongs - APC's chieftain The coalition said the result announced by INEC does not reflect their own findings during the election.Haruna Farouk and Adachi Okoro, heads of the monitoring coalition, said it was regrettable that INEC and security agencies could be used to short-change the people of the state.The coalition said: “We have evidence of election malpractices where a particular party in connivance with security personnel went about inducing the electorate with cash and coercing them to snap the ballot papers in order to receive cash gifts from the agents of the party in question.PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news app“The level of intimidation that occurred during the elections on Saturday was disheartening and shouldn’t be allowed to stand in modern-day Nigeria. "We witnessed a situation where loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and its agents were harassed and intimidated so as to make it difficult for them to participate in the elections.“Other incidents that we recorded will be made open in our findings, which will definitely shock Nigerians and expose the conspiracy of INEC, security agents and the APC to deprive the people of Ekiti from expressing their constitutional rights.”The coalition, however, vowed to open up on its findings by Wednesday July 18, 2018 with comprehensive details of rigging and malpractice at the poll adding it had in its possession evidence of massive rigging by a particular political party Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Kayode Fayemi of the APC won the Ekiti state gubernatorial elections. The former minister and governor defeated Professor Olusola Eleka, the current deputy governor of Ekiti state and the anointed candidate of Governor Ayodele Fayose. Ekiti 2018: Residents reveal who will win the governorship election| Naij.com TV:Subscribe to watch new videos  Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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2019: Why we'll break out of Nigeria in 2019 - Yoruba coalition - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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A coalition groups in the South West under the Yoruba Self-Determination Advancement Forum has described restructuring as the only lifeline for Nigeria’s survival.  They threatened that the Yoruba will break away from Nigeria if there is no urgent move to restructure the country.  The coalition, which comprises over 60 Yoruba self-determination platforms, said yesterday that restructuring would be its negotiating tool to support any presidential candidate in next year’s general elections.  YOSEDAF said it was open to negotiation with former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar; a former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu, or any other presidential candidate who has strong commitment to restructure the country.  In a statement jointly signed by its Convener, Evangelist ‘Kunle Adesokan, and Secretary, Kola Are, YOSEDAF passed a vote of no confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying things had worsened since his assumption of office three years ago.  The coalition accused the All Progressives Congress of reneging on its promise to restructure the country, noting that, “instead of restructuring, expansionist agenda, under the guise of cattle business with land-grabbing as the ultimate goal, has torpedoed the fragile unity of the country more than ever before.”  It said with the situation on the ground, the Yoruba were seriously contemplating “the likelihood of exiting Nigeria.”  “Indeed, that route is no longer a foreclosed option in the light of prevailing circumstances in the country since the injustice of June 12 was perpetrated,” it said.  “Our desire is that political participation would be based on restructuring and genuine federalism. In the last 19 years, however, our elite have either watered down our democratic ideals or consciously abandoned them.  “Those who rode to power on the back of such popular quests are today the greatest apologists of one Nigeria, at all costs – even at the expense of the Yoruba people.  “They really do not care if marauding herdsmen unleash terror on their people, insofar as they are in control of the government in the South-West. Such arrant nonsense cannot be allowed to continue,” the coalition said.  YOSEDAF said despite that Atiku was being accused of corruption, if he could guarantee the coalition of his readiness to restructure the country, YOSEDAF would support him.  He added, “You will come and sit down with us; we will negotiate and have an agreement. If it is a thief, (someone) that people have said is a thief, go and try him. If he is an armed robber, go and try him. If he is somebody without a certificate, charge him.  “Whether it is Moghalu, if he is able to guarantee that restructuring, let him come and negotiate with us and sign.”
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Ekiti 2018: I saw people praying, I said PDP may lose - Apostle Suleman reacts to failed prophecy (v
 
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The general overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has reacted to one of his prophecies where he claimed he saw that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would emerge winner of the just concluded Ekiti governorship election.A reverse was, however, the case on Saturday, July 14, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) having defeated Olusola Eleka, the candidate of the PDP.The APC candidate garnered 197,459 votes while Olusola polled 178,114 votes.READ ALSO: I have some unfinished business in Ekiti Government House - Fayemi says after polls victoryReacting to the failed prophecy, Apostle Suleman posted a video on Twitter on Monday, July 16, explaining the reason behind the failure.In the video, the cleric was quoted saying: “I gave a prophecy the other day about Ekiti state. And I said I saw PDP taking over.“And I saw…recently I saw people praying. If the PDP in that state don’t take care, they may lose it. What I just saw…I saw people, as soon as the prophecy was given here, gathering people to pray.” Though the video was just posted at 5.27 am on Monday, July 16, Apostle Suleman claimed that the video was done weeks before the election."D uploaded video was 2wks before election..media,always get ur facts right..subscribe to our Tv channel.celebration Tv for real news," he tweeted. PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news appMeanwhile, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has attacked Apostle Johnson Suleman over the failed prophecy.Onochie described Suleman as “a pastor who is not in talking terms with God but who continues to lie with God's name.”Ekiti 2018: Residents reveal who will win the governorship election| NAIJ.com TVSubscribe to watch new videos Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Moghalu fit to be Nigeria’s president - Emir Sanusi - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said presidential aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu is fit to govern Nigeria. He also warned politicians against acts and pronouncements that may cause violence before, during and after the 2019 general election. The Emir, who spoke while receiving Moghalu, in his palace in Kano on Saturday, insisted that Nigeria is bigger than the selfish interest of any politician. He said: “I have the privilege of working with five brilliant associates as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria when I was the governor. “I can testify that all of them are credible and displayed the credibility to handle the political leadership of this country. One of them is Professor Kingsley. “I will rather urge all of them that worked with me, including Professor Kingsley to inject their intellectual experience to grow the nation’s economy“. Speaking, Moghalu told the Emir that he was in Kano to pay traditional homage and officially intimate the palace about his presidential ambition. DON'T MISS: Get Latest Hot News - Download DailyPost Android app Moghalu lamented that “the country’s economy is being poorly managed by people without vision”.
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What we did to Biafran soldiers during the civil war – Gen Onoja - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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Former military governor of Katsina and Plateau States, General Lawrence Onoja has revealed his civil war memoirs.  Onoja, 70, who fought gallantly during the civil war, which lasted between 1967 and 1970, recalled his encounter with the Biafran soldiers.  The retired war hero, said his surviving the war was a miracle of God, noting that many of his friends could not make it.  Speaking with DAILY POST, Onoja, a native of Benue State, recalled how they would send cigarettes and beer across the water to some Biafran soldiers during the war.  He said, “Surviving the war was a miracle of God. A lot of Idoma officers, who were with me in Port Harcourtwere killed. I remember when they brought the dead bodies of George Lawani (younger brother to former deputy governor of BenueState) Col Shambe, a Tiv man, Francis Oluma, a native of Adoka here in Benue. I was very young.  “One day, I just received a call from the late Benjamin Adekunle (Black Scorpion) in front of his office. I could remember vividly that what was written on the steel helmet in front of his office was ‘enter my office at the pain of death.’  “Adekunle posted me to meet my kinsman, Ignatius Obeya who was the then Brigadier Commander at Itu, CrossRiver State.  “At that time, you couldn’t connect Port Harcourt from Calabar because there no road, you had to go through Aba, which was already held by Biafra.  “So, we had to connect through Igwenga to Abak, then we connected Oron before finally crossing to Calabar.  “I reported to Brig Obeya, Rtd and I was part of the operation from crossing Calabar to Itu through a river called Ikoto Okpora. I was made a brigade major to Obeya to ensure that the three battalions in the brigade were effectually controlled and commanded to fight the war.  “We were facing a place called Arochukwu across the water at the time. The Biafran were on the other side while the Nigerian troops were on this side. It was very funny, because every morning, we would wake up and talked to ourselves across the water. The Biafra soldiers would tell us, Gowon and Ojukwu are enjoying themselves in Aburi and we are busy fighting ourselves, please give us some food, we would then throw cigarettes and sometimes beer to them across the water  “But after at about an hour, we would start shooting at ourselves. I went through all this and came out alive, I think at 70, I would say I am a fulfilled man.”
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Again, Obasanjo blasts Nigeria’s leadership, condemns siege against Saraki, others - Daily Post Nige
 
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Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has again attributed Nigeria’s under-performance to the problem of leadership.  Speaking when he granted audience to a PDP Presidential Aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday, the ex-President, however, said that he had not lost hope because God had blessed Nigeria with men and women of caliber who can stand their own in the world.  Chief Obasanjo, after listening to the speeches of Turaki and Boni Haruna (DG Kabiru Tanimu Turaki Campaign Organization), said “we are not short of leadership that can perform”.  The former President, who recalled that he consulted widely in 1998/1999 just as Turaki is doing now, revealed that he accepted to be drafted into the presidential campaign because of the need to unite the country.  “Listening to you, I believe you have got the concerns of Nigerians today in the area of security, economy and cohesion. Anybody who will lead Nigeria to the promised land will have my support,” Obasanjo said.  He condemned the siege laid to the residences of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, saying that was “embarrassed” by a number of things happening in the country.  “We are in a position to do better than what we are doing today”, he said.  Obasanjo further noted that what Turaki had been doing is to firm up and stabilize Nigeria’s democracy which, he believed is making some progress.  He explained that the statement he issued in January was not done frivolously, noting that a nation can be destroyed not necessarily when people are doing bad things but when people keep quiet when danger looms.  In his remark, Turaki who described Obasanjo as the ‘Father of Modern Nigeria’, said that it is people like him who speak truth to power that are working assiduously for a united country.  The aspirant stressed that there is need to take up the challenge of rescuing Nigerians from the plethora of problems such as insecurity, poverty, divisiveness and hopelessness confronting them today.  He said that with the support of respected leaders like Obasanjo “we know that we would be able to rescue our country as we have no other place to go.”
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Yoruba actress Motunrayo Adeoye reportedly dies in Ibadan after battling chronic ulcer
 
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Weeks after the death of talented actress Aisha Abimbola, another tragedy has struck. Veteran Nollywood actress Motunrayo Adeoye has passed away after battling chronic illness in Ibadan, Oyo state. The actress had reportedly passed away at the early hours of Friday, June 1. She had reportedly battled with chronic ulcer for many years. NAIJ.com gathered that she would be buried today at her residence which is located at Akobo Ojurin in Ibadan, according to Islamic rite. Madam Adeoye was a niece to top Yoruba traditional ruler, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo state. She graduated from Osogbo Technical College in Osun state, where she had studied electronics. She later moved to Switzerland for a seven months course to further her studies in electronics. In the 70s, she became a studio/audio engineer at BCOS Communication in Ibadan. She was a studio engineer for almost 40 years before she retired in 2010. The late actress had gone into full time acting after her retirement PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News on NAIJ.com News The veteran actress was well-known in the industry. She was listed among the 10 most featured Veteran Yoruba actresses in the industry. PAY ATTENTION: Get the hottest gist on Naija Uncensored Facebook Group Tears, wailing as late Moji Olaiya is laid to rest in Lagos - on NAIJ.com TV:
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Breaking: Police reportedly storm Saraki's home, prevent his convoy from leaving
 
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The convoy of Senate President Bukola Saraki was on Tuesday morning, July 24, blocked by the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad unit of the Nigeria Police, from leaving his Maitama residence in Abuja.The policemen reportedly stormed the residence at about 6:00a.m. and prevented vehicles from coming in or going out of the home of the Senate President.Bamikole Omisore, the special assistant to the Senate President, tweeted that the police blocked the Senate President's convoy at Lake chad junction on his way to report to the police headquarters upon the last night invitation by the police received at 8pmRecall that NAIJ.com previously reported that the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has sent a letter to Saraki asking him to appear at the office of intelligence response team in Abuja.READ ALSO: Kashamu reacts to expulsion from PDPPolice cars allegedly blocking the home of the Senate president. Photo source: Bamikole OmisoreThe senate president was summoned over the robbery incident which took place in Offa Kwara state in April. In the letter which was sent to Saraki on Monday, July 23, the Senate president was asked to appear at 8am on Tuesday, July 24 “for further investigation”.Police cars allegedly blocking the home of the Senate president. Photo source: Bamikole OmisoreMeanwhile, Senator Saraki has stated that the invitation to him by the police to report to a station in Guzape over the Offa robbery investigation is a mere afterthought which is designed to achieve political purpose. Saraki in a statement sent to NAIJ.com by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that he has it on good authority that the Police had already decided on the suspects to arraign in court in Ilorin, Kwara state on Wednesday based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mohammed U.E. and that the turn around to invite him was a ploy aimed at scoring cheap political points. Nigeria News: Offa bank robbery - The untold story (NAIJ EXCLUSIVE) | - on NAIJ.com TV: Subscribe to watch new videos Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Blind cleric shares prophecies on Ekiti, 2019 elections, herdsmen killings - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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A renowned blind cleric, Prophet Muyideen Kasali, has shared his vision on the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.  He also advised the Federal Government to put an end to the insurgency and incessant killings in some parts of the country before the 2019 presidential election.  Kasali, who gave the advice on Saturday, said allowing the violence to go unabated may not augur well for Nigeria before, during and after the elections.  The popular cleric, who is the General Overseer of the Hour of Mercy Prayer Ministry Worldwide (Oke Alaseyori), spoke during the July edition of the monthly Hour of Mercy programme of the church in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.  He begged politicians in the state to eschew violence and not turn the state into a battle field in the name of election, saying God will avenge such unwholesome acts on the household of whoever is plotting such.  The cleric also said the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State would be full of surprises.  “God told me mighty men will fall for in the election and the humble shall be exalted to bring a man after his heart to succeed Governor Ayodele Fayose. This He said will happen in a miraculous way.  “Politicians must not promote violence in the coming Ekiti election. God said He would visit His anger on the household of whoever does that. The results of the election must not be manipulated. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other stakeholders in the election must be fair and thorough in their conducts.  “Votes of Ekiti people must be allowed to count. The electoral process must not manipulated in favour of any candidate and actual winner declared winner of the election. God told me if the conduct of Ekiti election is fraudulent, the 2019 general election will fail.  “We must be careful to do the right thing concerning Ekiti elections otherwise, it may mark the end of democracy in the country. Thousands of vision and prophecies may not work.  “President Muhammdu Buhari must take the issue of security seriously in this country. If adequate security of lives and property cannot be guaranteed, God said we should forget the 2019 elections. ”  On the killer herdsmen activities in the country, the cleric said God is set to intervene in the situation as their operations will be curtailed soon.  “Power will change hand on the activities of the killer herdsmen soon. Their sponsors and promoters will soon be fish out, apprehended and prosecuted. God said we should relax and see what He is about to do about them.  “What we do not know is that, those that are behind their operations are somewhere plotting to wreak havoc on daily basis, but it is another thing and and different people we are suspecting to be the brains behind the heinous crime they are committing”.  Commenting on the plan by the federal government’s intention to establish cattle ranches across the country to curb herdsmen/ farmers clashes, Prophet Kasali said that may not be solution as other groups in the rel
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Breaking: Dbanj’s one-year-old son Daniel III passes on
 
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- This is a sad time for Nigerian musician Dapo Oyebanjo- His son and only child Daniel Oyebanjo III has reportedly passed on- Baby Daniel is said to have drowned in a pool located in their house in IkoyiIn a sad turn of events, news reaching NAIJ.com indicate that the son of popular Nigerian musician Dbanj and his wife Didi, Daniel Oyebanjo III has died.According to various sources, Daniel who was one-year-old drowned at Dbanj’s Ikoyi residence on Sunday June 24, 2018. His remains have since been moved to a morgue at GRA, Ikeja.READ ALSO: Daniella Okocha shows off beauty in latest photosReacting to the news, Dbanj took to his Instagram page to write that: “ Trying Times . But my God is Always and Forever Faithful ��.”This is coming just days after Dbanj shared some interesting photos showing him hanging out with Baby Daniel.May baby Daniel’s gentle soul rest in perfect peace, amen.PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about NigeriaMom's Blog Ep 3: Does A Mom Have Weekends? | Naij.com TVSubscribe to watch new videosSource: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Breaking: Jubilation in House of Representatives as senators defect from APC
 
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- Peoples Democratic Party members in the House of Representatives are celebrating defection of some senators into their fold- Fifteen senators of the All Progressives Congress dumped the ruling party and defected to the opposition party on Tuesday, July 24- Those that defected included Senator Dino Melaye and Abdul-Azeez Nyako among othersLawmakers on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives are currently jubilating over the defection of some All Progressives Congress (APC) senators on Tuesday, July 24.Punch reports that the deputy minority leader, Chukwuka Onyema, led other members in singing anti-APC songs in the lobby of the National Assembly building.NAIJ.com gathers that plenary was yet to commence at the House for Tuesday, July 24. As the Speaker Yakubu Dogara arrived the chamber, members began to hail him as they chanted: “Dogara”; “Dogara”; “Dogara.”It is the hope of these members that a replica of what happened in the Senate on Tuesday happen in the House of Representatives too. READ ALSO: 9 things IGP Idris said in his letter to Senate president SarakiRecall that that NAIJ.com previously reported that there was a rowdy session at the National Assembly on Tuesday, July 24, as 15 Senators dumped the ruling APC.The Senators, including Dino Melaye and Abdul-Azeez Nyako, announced their defection at the Senate plenary on Tuesday, July 24.The list containing the Senators' names was handed over to Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate, who managed to get to the plenary after a reported blockade in the morning. PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news appMeanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reacted to the defection of fifteen All Progressives Congress (APC) senators who defected to its fold on Tuesday, July 24. Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday, July 24, on the floor of the Senate announced the defection of the senators from the ruling party to the PDP. On its twitter page, the spokesperson of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the defection as a boost for the party to win 2019 general elections.Street gist: Should the Nigerian senate be scrapped? - on NAIJ.com TVSubscribe to watch new videos  Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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BREAKING: Angry youths stop Ortom's convoy in Benue, insist he must not see Buhari, APC leaders [PHO
 
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The convoy of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, was on Wednesday forced to make U-Turn, after some angry youths in Makurdi barricaded the main road.  Ortom was on his way to Abuja, for the follow-up talk with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the peace deal offered by its National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.  Sensing that the Governor might have a change of mind after the Abuja meeting and would possibly return to APC, the youths blocked the main road with various inscriptions, urging Ortom not to go to Abuja.  An eyewitness account by Nelson Ogbu, says “The youths angrily removed the APC flag on the Governor’s vehicle and asked him to go back to Government House, threatening to vote him out if he insists on going to Abuja for the meeting”.  The Governor was said to have pleaded with the youths to allow him attend the meeting, assuring them that their interest would be protected.  “But the youths, however, refused, insisting that, the only option available to them was for the Governor to make a u turn”, the source added.
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NASS crisis: Senator Olujimi reveals how PDP made Saraki Senate President, explains why APC can't im
 
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The Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has stated that it was the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senators that installed Bukola Saraki, as the Senate President, adding that the All Progressives Congress, APC, lacks the majority to remove him.  She said the APC had lost its majority status in the chamber, noting that the PDP had the same number with the ruling party.  Olujimi dismissed the recent calls by the APC, its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Prof. Itse Sagay, Buhari’s aide for Saraki’s resignation on moral grounds.  “I don’t understand what they are saying because they need two-thirds majority to remove him. They should bring the numbers, that is all. They don’t need to talk on the pages of newspapers. They don’t even have a simple majority right now, we are equal,” She was quoted by Punch as saying.  The lawmaker explained further, “There are two in ADC, two in APGA, two are dead and one is incarcerated (jailed Senator Joshua Dariye).  “That is seven. Take that from the total 109, you will get 102. Each of the PDP and the APC has 51 members respectively.”  Olujimi added, “What is morality in 51-51. He [Saraki] is sitting atop same number as theirs. It is a different case if they have 70 or at least 65, then their majority will be clear.  “Again, how many of them were party to our electing the Senate President? Just a handful of them. It was majorly by PDP senators.  “Out of the 53 votes he got, we gave him 42 of them. So, what are they talking about? Fifty-three senators put him there, though, we were not complete then, but we gave him 42 votes. They should be rational,” the lawmaker added.
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Oby Ezekwesili reacts to video of 'her fighting with Kemi Adeosun' - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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A former minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to the viral video purportedly showing her as embroiled in a fight with someone who looked like the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun aboard a flight. The footage, showing someone with a striking resemblance with the former minister fighting with another woman who looked like Adeosun, had recently gone viral on social media. Some Nigerians on social media had identified the two women as Oby Ezekwesili and Kemi Adeosun But reacting, Ezekwesili laughed off the clip, saying that those suggesting she was the one in the video must have eyesight problem. Ezeksweli wrote on Twitter, ”It appears some jokers are passing off another human being as “Oby Ezekwesili” in a video clip of two women brawling on board a flight. ”Please lend those jokers pairs of glasses & some of your intellect my dear friends. ”How could that flawlessly Yoruba speaking woman be me. ”Of course those jokers who desperately wish that I was the Yoruba mama in their airplane video will not see this post to disseminate. ”How can? Their eyesight problem worsens when anything good is written about Oby Ezekwesili.”
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Plateau killings: Are you for Nigerians - Okogie queries Buhari, asks President to step down - Daily
 
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A former Archbishop of the Catholic Arch Diocese of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding to know if the president is truly a Nigerian.  Okogie also asked President Buhari to renounce the presidential seat since he has failed to protect lives and property of Nigerians.  The cleric wondered why some All Progressives Congress, APC governors were busy dancing at the Eagles Square, Abuja while Nigerians were being slaughtered like cows in Plateau State last weekend.  He accused the President of deliberately refusing to stop killings perpetrated by Fulani militant, asking him to step down honourably.  The former Archbishop said this in an open letter to Buhari, entitled, “Dear Mr. President, Call a Spade a Spade.”  He said, “Dear Mr. President, we must call spade a spade. You were elected to protect the land and its people but neither is being protected under your watch.  “ You therefore have the most important decision of your career to make. And that decision is this : Are you for Nigerians or not?”  The cleric pointed out that the number of killings so far recorded under the Buhari – led administration showed that the government had failed on security.  He said, “The number ( of Nigerians ) killed under your watch, Mr. President, provides more than convincing evidence that the government you lead has failed to secure our lives. You are the Commander-in -Chief of the Armed Forces.  “If more than three years into your administration, you have been unable to stop these killings, why don’t you seriously consider the option of an honourable renunciation of the presidential seat?  “One of the major factors behind the patent failure of your government is the fact that you are surrounded by men and women who fail to tell you the truth about Nigeria and who shield you from seeing what is happening to the ordinary Nigerians .  “Instead of assisting you in the governance of this country, they insult those whose dissenting opinions you need if you are to succeed.  “How does one explain the fact that under your watch as the Commander – in – Chief, agencies established to maintain law and order, instead of protecting innocent citizens of this country, dissipate their energy running after members of opposing parties? Do you call that democracy?  “No right-thinking person would advocate letting anyone off who has committed a crime. No one is above the law, not even you, Mr. President. That is why the Constitution provides for a process of removing the President.  “That is why the point must also be made that those who contravene the laws of Nigeria be brought to book, irrespective of their political, regional, ethnic or religious affiliation. But the sad reality is: under your watch, that is not what is happening.  “A member of the Miyetti Allah appeared on television, justifying as retaliatory the killings in Plateau State. He was not the first member of the Miyetti Allah to make the statement.  “Nigerians
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Should you drink garri during pregnancy?
 
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A lot of Nigerians love to drink soaked garri on the daily without really thinking about the consequences. Today, we are going to explore whether there are any consequences of drinking garri during pregnancy. That way, you will know for sure if you need to stay away from your favourite drink while you are pregnant.What is garri?So what exactly is garri? Well, this word is usually used to describe a ground powdery substance made from cassava plants. The name ‘garri’ comes from a Hausa word garin, which means ‘grain’. It is actually a very popular foodstuff in Hausaland, as people enjoy it in all ways. You can have raw garri in a drink by mixing it with water, sugar and milk, chew on the garri grains or cook it. Igbo people know cooked garri as utara, while Yoruba people call it eba/teba. Even though it is a staple food for many people in Africa, consuming too much garri is not a very good thing. As cassava used for making garri contains hydrocyanic acid (in other words, cyanide), one should not consume it if it is not properly processed. In such cases, the effect of drinking garri will be mostly negative, as it might cause intestinal issues, worsening of ulcers and serious eye defects.This leads to the question… Is drinking garri good for a pregnant woman? READ ALSO: Is ginger and garlic good for a pregnant woman?Many expectant mothers enjoy drinking garri first thing in the morning or in the evenings, as its sour taste prevents them from vomiting. But should they actually be drinking it?According to Mr. Razak Adeofalade, the chairperson of the Health Workers’ Union of the Lagos State Council, drinking raw soaked garri is not a very good idea, especially during pregnancy. In addition to what we have said before about consuming improperly processed garri, it might also lead to Lassa fever. Back in 2016, many Nigerians, including several pregnant women, suffered severely from the outbreak of this fever, and some even died from it. The Lassa fever was transmitted by rats who came into contact with cassava. Thus, drinking raw soaked garri led to contracting the fever and several fatalities.If you want to avoid such fate, it is best to stay away from drinking garri during pregnancy. If you still want to have garri in your diet, make sure it is thoroughly processed. You can still eat it in the form of utara/eba, as long as you cook it properly.As pregnancy is already a very stressful time for anyone involved, you should avoid adding more stress for yourself by worrying whether it is safe to consume something or not. If you are hesitant about anything, the best way to ease your worries is to ask a doctor about it. READ ALSO: Benefits of unripe plantain in pregnancySource: Naija.ng
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BBNaija 2018: Cee-c you lied about my sister’s late boyfriend and his dad - Nigerian lawyer spits fi
 
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It appears that Cee-c is the most controversial housemate in the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality TV show. A day never goes by without her name being in the news.On Thursday, April 12, Cee-c revealed how her thoughts killed her male friend back in school. She added that the deceased was her best friend until he got into a relationship with another lady who did not like her.Following this revelation, a lawyer and sister to the girlfriend of Cee-c’s late best friend, Ani Esther Chioma, took to her Facebook profile to blast the housemate for lying.READ ALSO: Cee-C’s family reacts to video of her talking about how she caused her best-friend’s deathChioma disclosed that Cee-c’s thoughts had nothing to do with her death of the young man, she added that the boy’s father did not die two months after his son’s death as earlier stated by Cee-c but years after.Her post reads: “And today people sent me a video that i said i must comment on because some people can just decide to lie just to contribute to gist. First of all, CYNTHIA NWADIORA (ceecee), Etape Emmanuel (keep resting in peace my friend) was never your friend talk more of your best friend, he was just a guy you wanted to get to love you by all cost but he made it clear to you that his heart belongs to someone else( d girl u claimed he started to date, she is my sister and i know how you know agree d poor boy rest cos your body dey always pepper you anytime you see dem) and you and your clique of gossips (you know your selves make una come defend her i dey wait) decided to die on top her matter just because Etape stood his ground on wat he wanted. I wouldn’t know why you decided to lie about the dead on live television, come geh! What do you really stand to gain. Secondly, etape’s dad did not die 2 months after he died but many years after d incident and it has nothing to do with the death of his son. Am not surprised when you said you prayed for the relationship to end because i have always known you as a bitter geh and i knew how you want to tear your eyelashes cos of him. Pls next tym you want to lie just to get cheap fame, i guess you should look for something else. And for all ds jobless bloggers carrying stupid rumour hear it now! Cynthia Nwadiora did not cause the death of etape, he died cos d almighty called him to rest. God help any idiot that want to comment rubbish on ma wall, d thunder that will fire you is still inside micro wave. I AM WAITING!”PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Spend less on the Internet!Nawa o!BBNaija 2018: Angel Interview for Star Chat - Why Cee-C Doesn't Like Tobi | Naij.com TV - on NAIJ.com TV.Source: Naija.ng Read more Think it is important? Share with your friends! Share on Facebook Send via email
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Saraki/Ekweremadu: Call your security men to order - Atiku tells Buhari over invasion - Daily Post N
 
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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the invasion of the residence of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and that of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. DAILY POST had earlier reported that the Police on Tuesday morning blocked the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s convoy at Lake Chad junction in Abuja.  He was reportedly on his way to report to the police headquarters after he was invited for questioning by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris over Offa bank robbery.  Also, the Department of State Security Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday morning laid siege at the residence of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Abuja.   However, reacting to the development, Atiku while condemning the siege urged President Buhari to take charge and call the security operatives to order.  His reaction was contained in a press statement by the Spokesman to the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Segun Showunmi.  The Statement reads, “We are outraged at the information reaching us which suggests that our democracy is under unprecedented attack. Separation of powers and an independent legislator is the hallmark of a stable democracy.  “We call on President Buhari to take charge and call security operatives to order. The world is watching and so are Nigerians.”
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Young Ghanaian lady married to a 90-year-old Oyinbo man blasts critics, says only God can judge her
 
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Pictures of a beautiful Ghanaian lady Ashlorm TheZionist have gone viral on social media. Social media users seem to be interested in her case after she got married to a 90-year-old Oyinbo man. It was reported that the young lady has received all sorts of negative comments on social media because of her husband but she is not bothered about what anyone thinks or says. Replying some of her critics on Instagram, she shared a loved up picture of her with her husband sharing a kiss with the caption: “Only God can judge me. I always step out with my husband to witness so mind your business those hypocrites in Gh trying to judge with my beach wear. God bless my husband for supporting my ministry. I am enjoying the sun whilst it last. Go to the seafront in kaba and slits to win souls.” READ ALSO: Lady who survived ghastly accident gives credit to Frank Edward’s song for her survival (photos) That’s not all, the young lady has taken to her Instagram handle to share more loved up pictures of her with her husband. One of her recent post reads: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Mathew 5:5. Observers are worried and gnashing their teeth's in anguish. I cherish my own.” See more posts below: Why do women cheat? (Nigerian Street Interview) - Street Gist | Naij.com TV - on NAIJ.com TV.
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NYSC certificate scandal: Bakare speaks on begging Buhari for Adeosun - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Founder and Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has given further details into his encounter with the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, at the Presidential Villa recently.  The vice presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 2011 presidential election, said meeting Adeosun in the Villa was totally unplanned, adding that he did not discuss with the London-trained economist the controversy trailing her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate.  He told Daily Sun that, “I think that has already been resolved. My solicitor already wrote the online social media and they have corrected themselves. We arrived at the Villa at different times, I didn’t know she was coming, she didn’t know I was coming and I went to see the president alone behind a closed door, in a meeting and she went to see someone else in the Villa and when I finished, I didn’t even see her again. How they quickly added one and two together, that was such cheap and sensational journalism.  “Assumption is the lowest level of knowledge. Assumption! They should not have assumed. They could simply ask questions. They have access to me; they could simply have asked questions ‘oh, we saw this, what is happening?’ The press must endeavour to give accurate information to the public.  “That should not be a lobby discussion. It would not be appropriate. If someone is going through trouble, my job is not to shoot the wounded. If I cannot find solution to the person’s problems, I don’t add more to their problems. It would be inappropriate to start asking her questions in the lobby where everybody was present.”
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Lee Dong Gook Is Taken Aback By Si An’s Earnest Request On “The Return Of Superman”
 
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Si An left his dad Lee Dong Gook flustered with his sudden confession on KBS2’s “The Return of Superman.” See Also: Seo Eun And Seo Jun's Family Says Goodbye To "The Return Of Superman" The April 8 episode featured Lee Dong Gook’s kids Seol Ah, Soo Ah, and Si An giving away free diapers. While cleaning their house, Lee Dong Gook and the children discover they have a lot of excess diapers. As Seol Ah, Soo Ah, and Si An all no longer use diapers, Lee Dong Gook decides to give the remaining diapers away for free. While handing out their diapers, Lee Dong Gook and his three children meet one of their neighbors who needs diapers, and end up hanging out with their baby. Soompi.Display.News.English.300x250.BTF Soompi.Mobile.English.300x250.ATF Seol Ah, Soo Ah, and Si An are delighted to play with their neighbor’s baby. Si An, in particular, can’t stop smiling as he looks at the baby who is much smaller than himself. Si An shows a mature side as he tries his best to make the baby laugh, saying “peek-a-boo!” and playing with the baby. While playing with the baby, Si An surprises his dad by suddenly telling him “I want a little sibling.” Lee Dong Gook is visibly taken aback by his youngest child’s confession, and can’t help but laugh in response. Catch up with the latest episode of “The Return of Superman” below on Viki! Watch Now (2)
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Confusion at NASS as whereabouts of Saraki, Ekweremadu unknown - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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It is an unsafe time for the country’s lawmakers as early this morning heavily armed security operatives besieged the residences of both the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.  It is even said that the whereabouts of Saraki is largely unknown.  It could be recalled that midnight yesterday, the police high command invited Saraki to appear before it for questioning over alleged murder allegation that happened in Kwara, his home state.  Also, with the residences of the two key principal officers of the Senate under siege, the hallowed chamber is unlikely to hold plenary today.  Political pundits attribute the whole development as a political scheming by the presidency to forestall the grand plan by the lawmakers who are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from defecting en masse to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, today.  Meanwhile, there is uneasy calm in the National Assembly as many of the lawmakers are seen in groups meeting to find a way out of the looming political impasse.
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MKO Abiola: Buhari's June 12 declaration exposes his deceitful antics - Junaid Mohammed - Daily Post
 
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Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker, on Thursday lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as the new Democracy Day and posthumously awarding Chief M.K.O. Abiola, Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR). Mohammed maintained that Buhari’s recognition of Abiola at a time elections were close was “deceitful”. Speaking with DAILY POST, the former lawmaker stressed that Buhari’s “sinister antics” was aimed at amassing votes from the South West in 2019. The fierce critic of the current administration said Buhari should be, “ashamed of himself” for waiting till 2018 before correcting a past “injustice.” According to Mohammed, “This is deceitful politics, Buhari is doing that in anticipation of the forth coming election in 2019 but those who know him like I do will tell you that he has never respected or admired Abiola. So doing this now shows that he is so desperate and is prepared to do anything deceitful and dishonourable to motivate votes. “Buhari has no other arithmetic because the bulk of the votes Abiola got did not come from the South West, they came from the North and the East, so he thinks this action is the master’s stroke that will win him the election but he is mistaken. “Nigerians are smart enough to see through this deceitful antics, Buhari was one of those against Abiola. To confirm this deceit, he took a traitor of Abiola, Babangana Kingibe to honour him too. “I don’t understand why anybody who was familiar with that election will honour Abiola and Kingibe, who is a traitor never known to be loyal to anybody than himself. “As we speak, Kingibe is an employee of the Presidency and he is part of the cabal, so this is sinister because 2019 is around the corner. “Buhari has been in power since 2015, he didn’t remember to rectify an injustice but only now that elections are coming that he remembered to do so, he should be ashamed of himself.” Recall that Buhari, in a statement issued yesterday, had declared Abiola as the winner of the annulled June 12 election and replacing May 29 with June 12 as new Democracy Day.  DON'T MISS: Download DailyPost Android app and earn unlimited free Airtime Buhari had argued that June 12, 1993, the date of the election considered to be the fairest in Nigeria’s history, “was far more symbolic of democracy in the Nigerian context than May 29 or even October 1.”
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Prophet Udensi: Pastor behind viral audio warning Nigerians against impending disasters unmasked [VI
 
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DAILY POST has unmasked the prophet behind the viral audio message, which warned Nigerians to pray against disasters in some certain days.  Prophet Udensi Godlove of Land of Oil Prophetic Ministry (AKA Hill of the Lord), Lagos is the face behind the voice, DAILY POST can authoritatively report.  In the audio, which went viral few weeks back, the fiery preacher specifically warned his congregation, nay, Nigerians to pray and avoid traveling out of Lagos on some certain days.  He said, “I saw a lot of dead people and over flow of blood, please let’s be careful.  “June 23, June 28, July 11, July 24, July 30 and August 1, these days have been marked for evil and disasters.  “Do not travel out of Lagos using any of these transportation companies on these dates.  “Okeyson, Benue Links, Agofure, Young Shall Grow, Air Peace, God is Good, Abia Links, Efosa, GUO.  “On July 22, August 5 and 19, no one should travel out of the state using plane, you can travel with them any other day but on these dates, avoid them, they have been marked for blood,” he had said during one of his services few some weeks back.  Barely one week after his prophecy, over 200 persons were brutally butchered by suspected Fulani        herdsmen in Plateau State on June 23, one of the days he mentioned in his message.       Just on Thursday, June 28 (another day he mentioned) nine persons were roasted to death and more than 54 vehicles burnt to ashes after a fuel-laden tanker fell on Otedola Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and went up in flame, trapping motorists and passengers.  The message was erroneously attributed to Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministry.     Suleman had since disclaimed it.  However, our reporter obtaned the video version of the message where Prophet Udensi warned his members on some impending disasters in Nigeria and how to avert them.  The man of God, whose Church is located on 103 Iju Road beside Ifako Int’l School College Bus Stop, Agege, Lagos, in the video specifically called on Nigerians to be careful and as well be prayerful as the devil as a roaring lion was seeking for those to devour.  He said God is capable of averting the impending tragedies only if ‘we can pray.’  Watch the video version of the prophecy below…
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Celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji fires back at Charly Boy on Twitter, reveals why she got pregnant outs
 
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On Sunday, May 20, celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji shocked her fans as her sister, Laura Ikeji-Kanu first shared her pregnancy pictures on social media. Not long after her sister’s revelation on Instagram, the blogger also took to her social media handle to confirm the pregnancy news. Linda did not end it there, she also revealed her plans to spoil her baby boy upon arrival. The one time preacher on celibacy on Monday, May 21, took to her Twitter handle to reveal why she got pregnant outside wedlock. Linda added that she is beyond blessed. READ ALSO: Happy Linda Ikeji reveals she already ordered a Bentley Mulsanne for her son The post which seems to have been deleted from her handle reads: “I preached celibacy to young girls because I feel that’s the right way to live until you meet someone very special that you love and who loves you and wants to be in a committed relationship with you. Passing body around and having multiple partners is not the way and I stand by it. And I’ve lived by it. But then I turned 36 and I knew there was nothing else I wanted more than to be a mum & wife and celibacy wasn’t going to get me that! I even did a video talking about how much I wanted these two things and God has finally answered my prayers. Beyond blessed.” The drama surrounding Linda’s pregnancy did not end there has veteran musician, Charly Boy popularly known as Area Fada, took to his Twitter handle on Monday, to applaud the blogger of listening to his advice of getting pregnant and forgetting about marriage. His post reads: “That Linda Ikeji is pregnant is no longer news, women are getting pregnant by the second and some don’t even want the baby. Thank God she listened to my advice, to get pregnant and forget about marriage. You have done the right thing my girl. Your Mumu suppose Do.” Without wasting much time, Linda immediately fired back at the singer saying she has not given up on marriage. Her post reads: “Nah. I want it all. Marriage and children and thankfully, that's what I am getting! Yay! Who says you can't have it all? God is amazing!” What do you think will happen if women rule the world? (Nigerian Street Interview) | Naij.com TV - on NAIJ.com TV.
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Kidnapped Imo APC chieftain found dead after national convention
 
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- Amos Akano, a chieftain of the Imo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been murdered- The deceased was kidnapped on the eve of the just concluded APC national convention- The deceased who hailed from Nkwerre local government area, was an ally of the state governor’s campUnknown gunmen have killed another politician , Amos Akano, a chieftain of the Imo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who hails from Nkwerre local government area, The Punch reports.NAIJ.com gathered that Martins Nwadike, his kinsman, who confirmed the murder on Thursday, June 28, said the deceased was kidnapped on the eve of the just concluded APC national convention.Nwadike said: “He was kidnapped on Friday, a day to the APC national convention. He was travelling home from Owerri to Nkwerre, our home town. The gunmen blocked him on the Isu-Njaba road.READ ALSO: Governors to Buhari: Sack security chiefs now if they can’t stop killings “They made away with him. His corpse was found after the national convention. This is very saddening and highly devastating.“Desperate politicking has no place in a decent democracy. The deceased was a gentleman. He was educated and civil in all his dealings.“We urge the security agencies to bring his killers to book. Imo is not known for violent politicking. Those who take away human lives in order to ascend to political positions would be disappointed in 2019.”When the APC members returned to the state after the national convention, where two factions loyal to the governor and other chieftains of the party from the state clashed while President Muhammadu Buhari was addressing the delegates, Akano’s corpse was found.Akano, until his death, was the director-general of Ezihe Foundation, one of the groups supporting the governorship ambition of the Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Uche Nwosu.The murdered APC Chieftain who hailed from Nkwerre Local Government Area, the same LGA with Nwosu was an ally of the state governor’s camp and had been seen several times at state government functions.However, Andrew Enwerem, the state Police Public Relations Officer, is yet to respond.PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news app NAIJ.com previously reported that unknown gunmen killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.The chieftain, Mr Emmanuel Obuozo is from Obor community in Osomini area of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area. Till his death, the murdered politician in APC ward five in the area. A source who disclosed the incident stated that the suspected assassins invaded the home of the APC chieftain shooting sporadically to make way for the killing of their target.Why President Buhari cannot control killings in Nigeria - Nigerians cry out| - on NAIJ.com TV Subscribe to watch new videos Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Judgement is coming on you soon - Clergyman slams Funke Adejumo for requesting seeds from members
 
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The drama surrounding Reverend Funke Adejumo seems unending as another man of God has called her out during one of his sermons.Reverend Funke has been slammed severally after several videos showing the popular pastor asking for donations from church goers went viral. In one video, she asks for N1million and in another she asks for $1000. Clergyman Reverend Yomi Kasali has shared his opinion concerning Reverend Funke. He said judgement is coming soon for her over her frequent requests for seeds from church members.READ ALSO: Prophet ThankGod Abam reportedly dies just 2 days to son's dedication (photos)The Lagos based pastor, hit out at the popular clergywoman saying judgement is coming on her soon.While preaching in his church recently, Reverend Kasali said Funke was fleecing members of their money and that judgement is coming on her very soon. He said; “Christians no longer have consciences. Preachers have dead consciencess. I watched the video of a preacher fleecing members, asking for $1000 and I said does this woman have a conscience? You know you are lying.The bible says speaking lies in hypocrisy and have their consciences seared. She knows what I am talking about. If she has an ear, let her hear, Judgement is coming on her very soon.”Meanwhile, Reverend Funke Adejumo may be barred from entering the UK, US and other EU nations that is if a new petition launched on change.org goes through. The petition launched by a Mayowa Olaiya wants Reverend Adejumo to be barred from entering the UK because "she is a religious charlatan who defrauds people." PAY ATTENTION: Get your daily relationship tips and advice on Africa Love Aid groupWho is the most influential Nigerian pastor? On NAIJ.com TVSubscribe to watch new videos Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Upcoming Nigerian singer Henry Knight calls out Peter Psquare for allegedly stealing his intellectua
 
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- Upcoming Nigerian musician Henry Knight has accused Peter Psqaure of stealing his intellectual property - Knight revealed his claim on his social media page and played the portion of his song which was allegedly copied - He then mention Peter, slamming that he took the hook of his son titled Ebano with no credit of royalty due him, given A lot goes into in the production of music and so when one's hard work is being taken without credit, it hurts. Recently, upcoming musician, Henry knight accused Peter Psquare of stealing his intellectual property and using it in his recently released song titled Ebeano. Peter, also known as Mr P has been promoting the said song on all his platforms. In his post Knight claimed to have released the song in 2015 and took three years for it to be copied by a successful artiste who has failed to do the needful. His post reads: "Everyday in the NigerianMusic Industry, most of the big artistes who never for once help you even when you reach out to them in growing times, tend to get away with ripping you off and making profit out of your property. Dear Peter okoye @peterpsquare I released a song called Ebano on the 8th of August 2015 with hard earned Money which was produced by TeeMode, You copied the hook of the song without any form of royalty that is required or any form of credit to me.. We have seen other cases, like when Davido credited Teni for "like that" it's clearly true that You rise by lifting others. Henry knight is not all about this drama, I had to do this, because this is not the first time something like this is happening." READ ALSO: Davido buys private jet worth over N9bn, shows off the documents Meanwhile, Mr P is yet to respond to the allegation but we'll keep you updated as the story develops. Emanuella And Mark Angel: If All Men Disappeared, What Would You Do? on NAIJ.com TV:
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US-based blogger Ronke Raji ties the knot in style, traditional wedding photos take over the interne
 
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All is right in love especially when a woman finds a man who adores her and makes her even a much better person than he met her. Lifestyle blogger, Ronke Raji, and her man, Arthur tied the knot recently and the photos alone speak volumes.The couple had been dating for a long seven years before they decided to take the next step in their relationship. Arthur who treats US-based blogger, Ronke just like a queen popped the question in July 2017, after a year of being engaged, they finally made it official.On July 19, the beautiful couple brought their traditional wedding party to Lagos, sharing their happiness with family and friends in Lekki. Ronke shared some of the stunning photos on social media with a caption revealing that she had the most pleasant day.READ ALSO: Desmond Eliot announces plan to run for another termHere are some of the photos below:  READ ALSO: These photos show the luxurious interior of Mercy Aigbe’s new house   Ronke is a successful beauty blogger and photographer whose work has been featured on several platforms including Essence Magazine and Buzzfeed among others.Congratulations to the couple!Meanwhile, the internet is still buzzing with excitement over lovely photos of Nigerian couple feeding each other during the wedding ceremony.PAY ATTENTION: Read best news on Nigeria's #1 news appTop-4 Nigerian Celebrities and Politician Weddings on NAIJ.com TVSubscribe to watch new videos Source: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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Kwankwaso visits Fayose, reportedly campaigns for PDP candidate
 
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Former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has paid a visit to Governor Ayo Fayose ok Ekiti where he reportedly endorsed Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka for Ekiti governor.The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain made the visit on Monday, June 25.READ ALSO: Why herdsmen killed 120 people in Plateau - Miyetti Allah The Nation reports that the senator claimed his visit to the state was to call for a peaceful poll but according to Lere Olayinka who is the spokesperson to Governor Fayose, Kwankwaso endorsed Eleka for the coming election.Governor Fayose and Senator Kwankwaso. Credit: Twitter, Lere OlayinkaThere has been rumour that Kwankwaso may soon defect to the Peoples Democratic Party after he fell out with Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano.In a statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, also quotes Kwankwaso as saying that “elections should not be seen as war but the votes of the people must be made to count.”Kwankwaso reportedly spoke with northerners in the state. Credit: Twitter, Lere OlayinkaOn whether he would defect to the PDP, Kwankwaso replied that “his next move would be determined by the collective decision of the new PDP bloc.”There are reports Kwankwaso may soon leave the APC. Credit: Twitter, Lere OlayinkaIn his reaction, Fayose haled Kwankwaso for his visit.The Ekiti governor said peace was necessary for the unity of the country.PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news appMeanwhile, for boycotting the just concluded APC national convention held at the weekend in Abuja on Saturday, June 23 and 24, the Kano state commissioner for information, Comrade Mohammed Garba, lambasted the state’s former governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.He described the reasons Kwankwaso gave for not being at the convention as false.Punch reports that in a statement personally signed by Comrade Garba, he said the Kano Congresses were adjudged the best recently conducted in the country as there was no case of parallel congress in the state.APC Official Tells Why His Party Could Be Voted Out in 2019 - on NAIJ.com TV:Subscribe to watch new videosSource: Naija.ng Show Comments Think it is important? Share with your friends!
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God says Atiku will be president in 2019 even if he emerges from goat party - Prophet claims
 
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- Emmanuel Chukwudi as again claimed Atiku will be Nigeria's president in 2019- He said Atiku will win irrespective of the party because the supreme God has spoken - Chukwudi also said unless Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyo seeks the face of God, he will not remain governor in 2019Prophet Emmanuel Chukwudi, general overseer of King of Kings Deliverance Ministry Worlwide (KKDM), in Ebonyi state has once again claimed that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former vice president of the federation, will emerge as the president in 2019.Chukwudi made his prophecies while delivering sermons at the 10th June Sunday service in his headquarters. "There are a lot happening politics wise. I want to start from my previous prophecies, and on Atiku, many who looked up to him are now having doubtful spirit, whether he will be president.READ ALSO: Why I killed my naval officer boss - Houseboy shares his story"I want to assure Nigerians and the world at large, that the supreme God has spoken that come rain, come shine, Atiku is the incoming president of Nigeria."From origin I saw Atiku coming from the way of opposition. I had told the press before he left the APC that he will not contest under the APC. In the spirit realm, Atiku's is the winning team. "All I know is that we speak about a person, not about party. The important thing is that the one whom God has chosen will win. God chose Atiku from day 1. Even if he emerges from Goat Party, he is the next president. No man can counter the will of the supreme almighty. Speaking on the issue of Senator Dino Melaye, he said: "I told Dino Melaye to seek the face of God because there are conspiracies to cast him out. You have seen what is happening to him all these while. Let me tell him once again, the earlier the better. "If he thinks his money will avert the word of God, it won't work. The only thing that can avert the calamity coming is the spiritual power of God. "The calamities still hover over his head in the spiritual realm. He needs to seek the face of God for deliverance. He needs to come. If he refuses, like he did the last time, he faces the music. The stubbornness of Pharoah caused him destruction. That is the thing. I told Nnamdi Kanu to come to King of Kings Deliverance Ministry Worldwide, where God uses his servant, Prophet Emmanuel Chukwudi to speak to the world. On Senate President Saraki, he said: "These are parts of previous prophecies we released in the past saying that Saraki will face tribulations. We then told him there are conspiracies against him. These are what he is facing now. "They want to bring him down from his position. See what he has been facing. PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news appGoing further, the prophet spoke on the candidacy of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi: "I am an Ebonyi-born prophet. He is my governor. Umahi's government is shaking seriously. He has lost the seat as governor already. Unless he goes after the face of God, he will not re
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TECNO unveils Pouvoir 2 and Pouvoir 2 Pro, affordable smartphones with 96 hours battery life - Daily
 
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In accordance with its well-defined status quo in consistently delivering quality products to its consumers, Africa’s leading smartphone maker, TECNO Mobile recently launched a smartphone duo called Pouvoir 2 and Pouvoir 2 Pro, a continuation of its power series started last year. The Pouvoir 2 and Pouvoir 2 Pro are revolutionary smartphones and serve as substantial upgrades from its predecessors within the subset of TECNOsmartphones. The Pouvoir 2 comes with a 2GB RAM while the Pouvoir 2 Pro has 3GB RAM for seamless usage of apps on the device concurrently. However, both devices come with 4G connectivity, 6.0 HD screen, a sleek design of 167g with 3.8 visual thickness and 16GB ROM internal storage. The Pouvoir 2 dons an 8MP front-facing camera and a rear camera with 13MP while the Pouvoir 2 Pro sports a 13MP front-facing camera and a rear camera of 13MP. Most importantly, the Pouvoir 2 and Pouvoir 2 Pro come with an impeccably crafted 5000mAh battery that is guaranteed to gift the user 96 hours of normal usage which is equivalent to 4 days of non-stop fun. With the introduction of the Pouvoir 2 and Pouvoir 2 Pro into the Nigerian market, we are reminded that TECNO Mobile will continue to remain Africa’s leading smartphone maker despite being in a stiffly competitive market. The Pouvoir 2 smartphone is available in retail outlets across Nigeria with a starting price of N46, 000 For more information, click to visit TECNO Mobile Nigeria website.
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Ekiti Decides 2018: NBC Shuts Ekiti Broadcasting Service as Fayose announces result - Daily Post Nig
 
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The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has shut down Ekiti Broadcasting Service (EBS)  This was following alleged breach of electoral act after Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, had spoken on a programme of the service, while collation of results was ongoing.  The governor had declared Kolapo Olusola, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the governorship election, accusing security agencies of bias.  But NBC condemned the action of the station, wondering why it allowed the governor declare results of the election when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had not announced it.  The NBC in a statement also accused the governor of using the broadcast service to make malicious and unsubstantiated comments against the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), the police and the Department of State Services.  The Ekiti Broadcasting Service is to remain shut until further notice.  The statement read “The commission has taken the decision to curb the continued breach of the Electoral Act and the Broadcasting Code on Political Broadcast.  “The commission is particularly irked by the unauthorised declaration of results by the state governor in the state Broadcast station.  “This is after he went on air to make malicious and unsubstantiated comments against INEC, the Police and the SSS. The station will remain shut down until further notice.”
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BREAKING: Saraki, Wike meet in Rivers - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki arrived Rivers State on Saturday.  He visited Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House in Port Harcourt.  Saraki is in Rivers on invitation of the State Government to commission the Alternative Dual Carriage Way from the Airport to Port Harcourt and East West Road.  Saraki has also laid the foundation stone of the Second Train of the Indorama Eleme Fertilizer Plant project in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State.  The Senate President was on Friday cleared of all charges relating to his assets declaration.  In his reaction, Saraki reiterated his confidence in the judicial process and the ability of the Judiciary to do justice in all circumstances.  He also expressed gratitude to all Nigerians who have supported him since the case commenced three years ago.
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UFO researcher found a rectangular object on the photographs of the lunar surface
 
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Popular Scottish ufologist George Graham, who discovered the photos of the moon many amazing anomalies shared with your subscribers information about your new discovery, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to Esoreiter. The researcher reports that treated images of Earth’s natural satellite, made in China by the automatic interplanetary spacecraft “Chang’e-3” and noticed on one of the frames of perfectly smooth black box impressive size! But how is this possible? Skeptics are constantly accused of ufologists that they give for the anomalies of various bizarre-looking stones, however their arguments will be powerless. Nature, devoid of right angles, could not create the moon rectangular parallelepiped. That is a volume object that is real, and not some random illusion, point lighting and the shadow cast by them. Include the following video, you will be able to see this amazing discovery with my own eyes. Just don’t expect a world sensation, lamented Graham. Scientists will either ignore this news, or will get off with a statement that all the fault of the fault of the camera or something like that. They don’t pay what is not the truth, but even the slightest interest in cooperating with independent researchers of the moon. Many commentators on YouTube have been very impressed with this item and immediately thought of the cult science fiction film “Space Odyssey 2001”, the plot of which is similar alien artifacts, called the “black monoliths” and influenced the course of human evolution have been found on Earth, the moon and the orbit of Jupiter. Find Graham this time so impressed the Internet users that even not one of skepticism.
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21 suspects arrested in connection with Plateau killings
 
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- 21 suspects have been arrested in Plateau over the killings and unrest in the state- 11 of the suspects arrested in connection to the killings in Barkin Ladi and environs - 14 others were arrested at the scene of a violent protest after the killingsThe Nigeria Police Force, Plateau state command, has arrested twenty-one persons in connection with the killings and unrest in Plateau state.The Nation reports that the suspects were paraded on Monday, July 2, at the OPSH Headquarters in Jos by the media officer of the task force, Major Adam Umar and Police Public Relations Officer Tyopev Terna.Fourteen of the suspects were arrested at the scene of the violent protest that followed the Barkin Ladi's killings while eleven others were arrested in connection with the killings.READ ALSO: Lauretta Onochie lambasts Christian Association of NigeriaMajor Umar said: “Out of the 21 suspects we arrested so far, 11 of them are those arrested in connection to the killings in Barkin Ladi and environs while 14 of them were arrested from the scene of the civil disturbances after the attacks.“In our efforts to fish out the criminals carrying out attacks in some villages in the state, particularly in Barkin Ladi, we have been able to arrest some people from the scene of attacks.“The suspects we are parading were arrested with arms, some of them with locally made guns, revolver and other dangerous weapons which they are not supposed to have as citizens.Some of the suspects. Photo source: The Nation“Information we extracted from the original suspects led us to trace some other accomplices and we have also arrested them. And there is the possibility of making more arrests over those killings as we intensify our efforts to get to the root of these killings in pursuant of our mandate to stop the killings, prevent further killings and restore total peace in the state.“In our commitment and desire not to give the attackers opportunity to operate or opportunity to escape after attack, the commander of OPSH has relocated to Barkin Ladi based on his resolve to remain with the villagers and monitor things closely and to be able to respond faster to distress calls from residents in danger.“To be able to achieve better results in tracking these criminals, we are appealing to members of the public to oblige us with credible and useful information. This battle against these criminals should be seen by the general public as a collective one. We need everyone’s cooperation to do more than we are doing.”PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news appNAIJ.com earlier reported that the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the recent killings in Plateau and describing it as “totally unacceptable”. Scores were on June 24, killed by gunmen in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South Local Government Areas of plateau. Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and Chairman of the Forum made the remark on Friday in Jos, when he led members of the Forum on a condolence visit to the Plateau governo
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Balarabe Musa reacts to siege on Saraki, Ekweremadu's homes - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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Following the reported siege to the homes of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, former Kaduna state governor, Alhaji Balarebe Musa, has called on well-meaning Nigerians to prevail on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to ensure a cordial working relationship with members of the National Assembly for the betterment of the country.  The former governor of old Kaduna state lamented that since the inception of the Buhari government, there have been series of frictions between the executive and the National Assembly, thereby threatening the cooperate existence of Nigeria and national development.  Speaking to DAILY POST in Kaduna on Tuesday, the elder statesman said, “It is very unfortunate that in a country like Nigeria, the executive and the National Assembly are fighting on issues that ordinarily should be resolved to give way for the cooperate existence of the country.  “The executive has been trying to humiliate the National Assembly on issues that should be resolved in a round-table without affecting the common man in the country.  “Those who are able to prevail on the affairs of the country should lend their voices of reasoning to bring the two parties to a round-table for possible solutions and ensure that the common man enjoys the dividends of democracy.  “The continued rivalry between the executive and the National Assembly is not a good omen for the country but efforts should be made to ensure the country gets out of this mess.”  He called on members of both the executive and the National Assembly to place the welfare of the command man above their personal interests that are not doing any good to the peace, unity and development of the country.
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Plateau Killings: Apostle Suleman attacks APC, PDP - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has attacked the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over incessant killings in the country.  The cleric on his verified Twitter page declared all political parties in the country guilty, noting that PDP was known for stealing cash while APC kills Nigerians.  He further called on Buhari’s administration to account for the lives of Nigerians, adding that he will not escape answering for the killings against Christians.  Apostle Suleman said, “The president of Nigeria says our money is safe under him..are our lives safe? Do you keep the money for ghosts? Heaven must respond this is evil.  “Plateau casualties as at last count this morning is 213 not 86 as alleged by the fake media, I mean human beings, not chickens. my heart bleeds.  “Those who were in power before are now been jailed for stealing cash, those in power now should get ready to account for those who are dying.  “You kill our brethren and tell us to forgive? yes as Christians we will but forgiveness is not memory loss. You will answer for your crime one day.  “In the last two weeks,21 killed in yola,25 in Zamfara,213 in Plateau and APC convention had over 3000policemen on guard.  “I don’t care about any political party because they are all guilty, the other stole our money, this one kills our people. God will judge you all.”
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How Buhari will win 2019 election - IPOB - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that going by what happened in Ekiti State last Saturday, the opposition party would lose the 2019 general elections.  The pro-Biafra group said that the governorship poll was characterized by “charade.”  According to IPOB, the coalition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and all other opposition parties cannot defeat President Muhammadu Buhari because he would be aided by the military, police and all paramilitary agencies as allegedly witnessed in Ekiti State.  The Biafran group, therefore suggested a total boycott of the forthcoming general elections by the South-South, South-East, South-West and the Middle Belt geo-political regions.  IPOB’s position was contained in a statement signed by the Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, Comrade Emma Powerful and made available to reporters in Enugu yesterday.  The statement was entitled, “Ekiti State election; another vindication of IPOB no election stance.”  It reads, “Those unfortunate enough to have witnessed the disgraceful charade that passed as Ekiti State governorship election over the weekend, would no doubt, by now, have come to the full realisation that only a total and complete boycott of elections in Nigeria has the remotest chance of setting the poor masses free.  “For anybody to describe the electoral dance of shame at Ekiti as “free and fair elections” means that Nigeria is yet to develop an appreciable sense of understanding of what democratic elections is meant to be.  “This singular event at Ekiti has proven IPOB right yet again, that voting in Nigeria within the present political arrangement is utterly useless and counter productive.  “Under the current electoral conditions in Nigeria, a PVC has transmuted from a supposedly potent object of freedom to one of bondage. IPOB worldwide therefore wish to restate categorically and for purposes of clarity that it would boycott all elections in Nigeria come 2019.  “Presidential elections next year will afford IPOB an opportunity to demonstrate our cast iron determination to set Biafra free by totally shutting down South East and South South.  “By going out to vote, instead of demanding their freedom, the masses are only helping tyrants to legalize rigging and electoral fraud. What people are doing by voting is willingly and legally renewing their pain and suffering every 4 years.  “All the institutions which should act as electoral watch-dogs and umpires (including all the security forces) are under the control of the tyrants.  “South East, South-South and Middle-Belt would be foolhardy to agree to participate in the 2019 elections under such conditions”.
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Useful information about Prison Service Recruitment 2018
 
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Do not miss the chance to take part in Prison Service Recruitment 2018 for full-time appointments. Read the detailed instructions below. According to the information provided on the official website of Prison Service, candidates can submit applications between April 30 and June 11. READ ALSO: Federal Civil Service Commission recruitment 2018: how to apply? If you want to start Prison Officer career, the application won’t take much time and effort. You can go through this procedure online. Just visit www.prisons.gov.ng to apply. We recommend you to print out the Referee forms and to complete them before the screening. Please note that each participant of the selection can submit only one questionnaire. Other applications will be disqualified. It is also necessary to consider some basic requirements for candidates: Application at official website is free of charge. We hope that the Prison Service Recruitment will pass successfully and you will achieve the desired goal. Good luck!
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Ras Kimono: Majek Fashek reveals last discussion with late reggae legend - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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‘Send down the rain’ crooner, Majek Fashek, has revealed his last discussion with Ras Kimono, who passed away on Sunday. According to Fashek, there were plans for Kimono to meet his manager in America. “Ras Kimono why? Too soon Kimono my brethren. RIP! “I’m short of words, our last meetings was for you to meet with my manager Uzo in America and death took you away. Forever in my heart I’m gonna miss you….Jah why,” he posted on Instagram. Nigerian music legend, Ras Kimono, died today June 10, at the age of 60. He was to travel to the United States Saturday night, but complained of not feeling too well. DON'T MISS: Get Latest Hot News - Download DailyPost Android app Kimono was rushed to an hospital in Ikeja, Lagos then later taken to another hospital in the Island, where he died.
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I warned Buhari against taking over from Jonathan in 2015 - Sheikh Gumi - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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A fiery Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi has revealed how he warned President Muhammadu Buhari against taking over governance from the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan.  Gumi said he told Buhari that he was coming to make things worse for Nigerians due to the situation on ground when he won the election.  The cleric said his criticism of the President was done in the interest of Nigerians.  Speaking with Punch, Gumi noted that things were worse now under the Buhari administration than it was during the past government.  According to him, “Our criticism of Buhari is not about being a northerner or a Muslim . It has to do with what is in the best interest of Nigerians. A leader is like a blind man. People on the ground or on the field could see what he cannot see.  “Preachers of religions who are apolitical are the ones that are the eyes , telling the leadership what to do or where things are going wrong.  “We are like the press too, we are supposed to be neutral in our presentation of facts. Once things are not going on as they should be, it is our duty to come out to explain to the people and the government what is wrong and also proffer solutions.  “Even before Buhari came, I was one of the few people that advised him that the Nigerian situation at the end of Jonathan’s regime was not the best for him. He was going to make things worse, not better.  “If you are bringing in a patient who has broken all his limbs to the hospital , the doctor will be concerned about whether his blood is circulating and not about his broken bones.  “The doctor will not be looking at the protruding bones but those standing by will be looking and wondering why the doctor is not concerned about the bones.  “The doctor is concerned about how to save the life of the patient. That is how Nigeria is. When you are concerned and obsessed with what can be fixed later, you are rather killing Nigeria. That is what I see in the government.”
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$322m Abacha Loot: List of states to receive cash in July - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The Federal Government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered 322 million dollars Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July.  Tukur Rumar, of the National Cash Transfer Office (NTCO), disclosed this at a roundtable on assets recovery organised by the Swiss Embassy on Thursday, in Abuja.  The states include: Niger, Kogi, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, Kwara, Cross River, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarrawa, Anambra and Internally Displaced Persons Camps (IDPs) in Borno.  According to Rumar, the benefiting households will receive N5,000 monthly.  Mr Iorwa Apera, the National Coordinator, National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO), said 503,055 households were already on the NSR register from the 19 states, adding that by July, there would be a social register for all the states of the federation.  “The Federal Government would begin with those states, because they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NASSCO to put in place certain infrastructure to empower the national register.  “Some of the states delayed, but the other ones were quick enough to set up infrastructure that allowed us to start work there, but all the states are now on board as they have set up their state operating offices and donated office equipment to us.  “As states come on board, we enroll and so they extend to the beneficiary register, and presently we are generating data in all the states now,’’ he said.
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Herdsmen killings: Christians to shut down Nigeria July 11 - Daily Post Nigeria
 
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The leadership of the Christian Association pf Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday declared July 9-11, 2018 as National Days of Prayers and Fasting over herdsmen killings.  It also called on all well-meaning Nigerians, both within and outside the country, to join Christians on 11 July, 2018 for a peaceful nationwide protest.  Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, spokesman to CAN President, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, in a statement explained that CAN’s decision was hinged on willful and persistent killings of fellow citizens in general and Christians in particular, mostly in Plateau and Benue where mass burial had become the norm without any positive response from the country’s security agencies.  It read: “CAN is worried, disturbed and disappointed that despite all the clarion calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to re-organise his security team by replacing all the security chiefs, he has consistently turned a deaf ear to such calls. From all indications, the President seems to be satisfied with their poor performance and the attendant problems that have led to avoidable loss of lives and property.  “We call on all Christians in the country and in the Diaspora to participate in the three-day prayers and fasting programme for God to end all the senseless, unwarranted, and selected killings in the country. If the government has failed us, we are very sure that Our God will never fail.  “All National Executive Committee’s members of CAN, the Church and Denominational leaders have been invited to participate in a PEACEFUL PROTEST MARCH to both the National Assembly and the State House to impress on the government to see the need to effectively stop the unprecedented killings.  “CAN has also directed its leadership at the state and local government levels to organise the same Peaceful Protest March to the Government House and the Local government headquarters respectively on 11 July. We are to tell the government; ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. We appeal to our members to be law-abiding before, during and after the protest.”
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