Thursday, July 11, 2019

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    VIDEO: Woman who accused TB Joshua of rape once spoke glowingly of him

VIDEO: Woman who accused TB Joshua of rape once spoke glowingly of him

A video where Bisola Johnson showered encomiums on T.B Joshua, founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations,  has emerged.The video surfaced days after Johnson accused Joshua of raping and trapping her for 14 years.The woman, who looked younger, testified of how her encounter with Joshua "changed her life for good".She shared her previous  life experience, saying she was suffering from [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu hosts Buratai

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu hosts Buratai

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, received Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, at the government house, Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday. Buratai, who visited Sanwo-Olu with other military officers, was received by the governor alongside his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.Below are pictures:[...]

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    Nigerians on Twitter ask Fatoyinbo to step down

Nigerians on Twitter ask Fatoyinbo to step down

In the wake of the rape allegations against Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), some Nigerians have called for his resignation as senior pastor of the church.Fatoyinbo has been the subject of controversy on social media platforms after a video emerged where Busola Dakolo, a celebrity photographer and wife of Timi Dakolo, accused him of “forcefully defiling” her as a [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates national economic council

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the national economic council at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.The council, which is headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has as members, 36 governors, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, ministers of finance, budget and national planning, agriculture, federal capital territory and the minister of state, petroleum.While inaugurating the council, Buhari charged governors to [...]

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    ‘You are in our thoughts and prayers’ — tributes pour in for Leah Sharibu on her 16th birthday

‘You are in our thoughts and prayers’ — tributes pour in for Leah Sharibu on her 16th birthday

Nigerians have taken to social media to celebrate Leah Sharibu  as she marks her 16th birthday in captivity.Alongside over 100 girls, Sharibu was abducted from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018.While the other girls have been released, she is still in captivity for “refusing to renounce her faith”.Here are some of the things people are saying on Twitter:https://twitter.com/renoomokri/status/1128193190874501121 https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1128220775251623936 https://twitter.com/HEDankwambo/status/1128219558110797824 https://twitter.com/Deji_OoniAbj/status/1128191776643325952 https://twitter.com/bettyabah/status/1128206663574536192 https://twitter.com/AddehAnne/status/1128144859808792576 https://twitter.com/Emeka85108329/status/1128217073690259456 https://twitter.com/Ifetekaome/status/1128219204392554496 https://twitter.com/MOAdanu/status/1128207819487031296 https://twitter.com/adashitrends/status/1128206888330506241 https://twitter.com/KPhotophactory/status/1128193702374060032 https://twitter.com/D_SEKA_OF_TRUT/status/1128186640642510848 https://twitter.com/GbemiDennis/status/1128179578734895104 https://twitter.com/MnLikBubs/status/1128241329429987330 https://twitter.com/kingsdegreat100/status/1128241303173705728 https://twitter.com/signorsam/status/1128241106548871168 https://twitter.com/bakfurtee/status/1128240443957874688 https://twitter.com/AgannaO/status/1128239965027164160 https://twitter.com/OFFIXIALcris/status/1128239820533325824 https://twitter.com/EnoJonathanO/status/1128239216503197696 https://twitter.com/GovAyoFayose/status/1128239040636100608 https://twitter.com/folorunsojunior/status/1128236942221545472 [...]

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    PHOTOS: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu attend burial of Hamzat’s father

PHOTOS: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu attend burial of Hamzat’s father

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were among the dignitaries who witnessed the burial of Mufutau Hamzat, father of Obafemi, deputy-governor elect of Lagos state.Until his death on Sunday evening, Hamzat was olu of Afowora Sogade, a traditional stool in Ogun state.He was a frontline politician in Lagos state, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Service chiefs brief Buhari for the second time in 48 hours

PHOTOS: Service chiefs brief Buhari for the second time in 48 hours

Heads of security agencies on Thursday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari for the second time in 48 hours. There have been widespread kidnappings and killings across the country in recent months, with Zamfara having the highest casualties.On Thursday, Buhari gave marching orders to the service chiefs to tackle insecurity.Below are some pictures from the meeting:[...]

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    ‘Post-election revenge’ – Ganduje takes centre stage for splitting Kano emirate

‘Post-election revenge’ – Ganduje takes centre stage for splitting Kano emirate

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, became the subject of conversation on social media, albeit negatively, after he signed into law a newly passed bill on the appointment and deposition of emirs.On May 8, Ganduje gave assent to the bill passed by the Kano house of assembly on splitting up the emirate in the state.With the development, Kano now has five emirates: [...]

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    ‘Nigeria failed us yet again’ — Twitter reactions to doctor killed 48 hours after graduation

‘Nigeria failed us yet again’ — Twitter reactions to doctor killed 48 hours after graduation

When Stephen Urueye lined up alongside his colleagues during the convocation ceremony at the University of Lagos on Tuesday, he probably had no idea that the end was near.A serving doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), the young man must have had the dream to save more lives but suspected robbers stabbed him to death right in front [...]

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    VIDEO: Jubilation in Algeria as ailing president resigns

VIDEO: Jubilation in Algeria as ailing president resigns

Algerians took to the streets on Wednesday to celebrate the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has spent two decades in power.Bouteflika, 82, resigned after massive protests and the demand of the military that he should step down.He suffered a stroke six years back and has barely been seen publicly yet he expressed his intention to seek a fifth term in [...]

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    How some Nigerians reacted when Facebook, Instagram were down for hours

How some Nigerians reacted when Facebook, Instagram were down for hours

Users of Facebook and Instagram across the world on Wednesday experienced difficulties using the social media platforms owing to technical glitch.In Nigeria, the problem started around 5pm, with error message coming up each time users attempted using Facebook, especially."Oops... Something went wrong. We're working on getting it fixed as soon as we can," read a note which appeared on the platform.Facebook [...]

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    APC 13, PDP 9 — full list of the 22 governors-elect declared by INEC

APC 13, PDP 9 — full list of the 22 governors-elect declared by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared winners in 22 of the 29 states where the governorship election held on March 9.The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has 13 states ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which has nine.The exercise has been declared inconclusive in five states while the results of two were undeclared as of the time [...]

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    ‘Your memory lives’ — and other reactions to Pius Adesanmi’s death

‘Your memory lives’ — and other reactions to Pius Adesanmi’s death

The news of the demise of Pius Adesanmi, one of the 18 Canadians, who died on the Ethiopian Airways flight from Addis Ababa Ethiopia to Nairobi Kenya has sent shocking waves to many.Speculations on social media around the news of his death has been laid to rest as it has been confirmed by various sources.Here are some reactions from twitter.https://twitter.com/gimbakakanda/status/1104809295085010949 https://twitter.com/aminugamawa/status/1104811168680546304 https://twitter.com/railsting/status/1104844192843513863 https://twitter.com/ChifeDr/status/1104817959212584966 https://twitter.com/atiku/status/1104831816719052803 https://twitter.com/Omojuwa/status/1104816527767994368 https://twitter.com/lolashoneyin/status/1104829350585778187 https://twitter.com/akandeoj/status/1104818306853335041 https://twitter.com/elnathan_john/status/1104800533808861185 https://twitter.com/ayosogunro/status/1104781571658260480 https://twitter.com/A_Salkida/status/1104819274655387648 https://twitter.com/AbdulMahmud01/status/1104807912692695041 https://twitter.com/DeleMomodu/status/1104803939889934336 https://twitter.com/KadariaAhmed/status/1104814418897051649 https://twitter.com/monaeltahawy/status/1104815371708743681 https://twitter.com/julietkego/status/1104776088188846087 [...]

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    ‘Help your family before you help a billionaire’ — reactions to fundraising for Atiku

‘Help your family before you help a billionaire’ — reactions to fundraising for Atiku

Different reactions have trailed the GoFundMe account set up to raise funds for Atiku Abubakar's legal battle against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate is challenging the outcome of the presidential election.After Atiku filed a suit seeking the court to order the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allow him access electoral materials, there were reports [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari, Osinbajo receive certificates of return from INEC

PHOTOS: Buhari, Osinbajo receive certificates of return from INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been presented with their certificate of return by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday.The event took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.Here are some pictures from the event:  [...]

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    Masari’s chief of staff, Bello Mandiya, wins Katsina south senatorial seat

Masari’s chief of staff, Bello Mandiya, wins Katsina south senatorial seat

Bello Mandiya has won the Katsina south senatorial seat.The chief of staff to Aminu Masari, governor of Kastina state, polled 433,139 votes to defeat his closest rival Shehu Inuwa Imam, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 158,081 votes.In his reaction, Mandiya expressed gratitude to the people for the overwhelming support and the confidence reposed in him. “I [...]

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