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2019: Cleric To Nigerians: Pray Against Disintegration, Chaos

The President of Christ Apostolic Mission Church, Worldwide, CAMC World Wide, Pastor S.A. Ajayi, has chargedNigerians to pray fervently for the country over the 2019 General Elections asthe signs are ominous fearful. Speaking at the 66th Annual Convention Thanksgiving Service of the church held at its headquarters at Abule-Egba, Lagos, on Sunday, December 16, 2018, Pastor Ajayi, said for the first time in a long while main contenders in the presidential election are two from the Fulani extraction. In his speech entitled: “National Burning Issues”, he said “the elections would…

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SERAP To FG: One Day Won’t Win Fight Against Corruption

As the world marks Anti-Corruption Day, President Muhammadu Buhari has an opportunity to revolutionize his anti-corruption fight and raise his game in his government’s efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption, poverty, and underdevelopment, writes Timothy Adewale On December 9, Nigeria will join 185 other nations to mark International Anti-Corruption Day, the 15th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. It is important to raise awareness about the harm caused by corruption, demonstrate the progress made by the international community to unite against corruption, and reaffirm the urgency of…

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2019: Christian Group Advises Youths Against Violence

The Youth Ministry of the Church of the Lord (Prayer Fellowship) worldwide has advised on Nigerian youths against being used as instrument of violence during 2019 general elections. President of the Youth Ministry of the church, Deacon Anthony Kehinde Adebayo gave the advice on Friday in Ilorin while addressing the press at the opening of the National Youth Convention. Theme of this year’s convention taking place at the Baptist Convention Secretariat is: “Sons of the Light”. “Government and individual should not intentionally engage our young people as instrument of violence…

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Buhari’s Major Principles On Climate Change By Garba Shehu

This year’s annual conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is currently taking place in Katowice, Poland. It opened on December 2nd and will run until the 14th. There are about 22,000 delegates from 200 countries at the conference, including President Muhammadu Buhari who joined other world leaders for the high-level meeting on December 2 and 3. As an aside, the choice of Katowice by the Polish hosts of the conference is a deliberate one, aimed at bringing home the lessons of the devastation…

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We’re Compiling List Of Festivals Nationwide To Boost Tourism – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures.   The Minister disclosed this in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday while speaking at the ongoing 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, jointly organized by the two UN agencies.   He said with more than 365 festivals across Nigeria, the country can organize one festival per day all year round, thus boosting…

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No Country Can Confront Climate Change Alone, Says Buhari At Poland UN Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Katowice, Poland, said no country can confront climate change alone, urging UN-member countries to rededicate themselves to the task of rebuilding and restoring a healthy environment for future generations. Speaking during the opening session of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24), President Buhari warned that the challenges of climate change, including rising temperatures, desertification, floods, low agricultural yields and drying up of water bodies, are enormous and evident to all. Citing the receding Lake Chad, President Buhari noted that the effects of climate change are…

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FSARS Operative Kills LASTMA Official Over Traffic Rage

A police inspector attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Ikeja on Wednesday allegedly shot dead an official with the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) while controlling traffic. This is happening weeks after a public hearing on the activities of SARS which became FSARS ended in Lagos. The public hearing unearthed the extra judicial killings, extortions and other shady activities perpetrated by the SARS officials. The LASTMA official, named Adeyemo Rotimi, was shot dead at Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos. It was gathered that the LASTMA official was…

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Minister: N540bn Recovered Through Whistle Blower Policy

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has so far recovered over 540 billion Naira through the Whistle Blower Policy. The Minister disclosed this on Tuesday at the 71st General Assembly of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. “To this end, as at May this year, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through the Whistle Blower Policy, has recovered over N527 Billion, $53 million, and £122,890,” he said. Alhaji Mohammed, who was represented…

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Army Base Attack: Boko Haram Claims Over 100 Soldiers Killed

The claims by Nigeria’s government that terrorist group Boko Haram has been ‘defeated’ continue to ring hollow. An attack by the terrorist group on an army base last Sunday led to as many as 100 soldiers being killed, Reuters reports. The attack has been attributed to Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP), a breakout faction of Boko Haram that’s affiliated with the Islamic State terror group.  The attack is one of the deadliest by Boko Haram since president Muhammadu Buhari took office in 2015. The brazenness of the attack on a military base raises…

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Dangote Receives Delegates From China Building Material Corporation

L-R: Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries Ltd, Olakunle Alake;  President, China National Building Material Group Corporation Ltd, Mr. Thomas J. Cao; President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Ltd, Devakumar Edwin; President, Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd, Shen Jun; and Executive Director, President’s Office, Dangote Industries Ltd, Dr. Adenike Fajemirokun, during the delegates from China National Building Material Group Corporation Ltd  visit to Dangote Head Office, in Lagos.

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