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Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq
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Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq

Pope Francis on Friday, March 5, embarked on an historic trip to war-battered Iraq to comfort one of the world's oldest and most persecuted Christian communities where more than a million have fled over the past 20 years. The 84-year-old, who earlier said he was making the first-ever papal visit to Iraq as a 'pilgrim of peace,' will also meet the Shiite Muslims when he visits Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani. The pope left Rome early Friday for the four-day journey, after boarding a flight at Leonardo da Vinci airport bound for the Iraqi capital Baghdad. After his arrival in Iraq, the Pope will travel more than 870 miles by plane and helicopter, flying over areas where security forces are still battling IS remnants, Mail Online reports. For shorter tri...
Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead
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Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, is dead. Late Daba who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the now rested NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, died on Wednesday evening, March 3, after a long battle with Leukemia and prostate cancer. He reportedly died at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. In 2019, he came out to publicly seek financial assistance for his treatment. Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and many other Nigerians rallied around and supported him financially. Sadly, he lost the battle to the ailment this evening. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Government has all the Resources to Contain Criminals – Buhari
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Government has all the Resources to Contain Criminals – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the abduction of students of Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State will be the last. Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika who led a high-powered delegation to sympathise with the people and government of Zamfara over the abduction, delivered the President's statement to residents of the state. Sirika who disclosed that new measures have been developed by the federal government to curb criminality in the country, commended Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara’s efforts against armed banditry and promised a continued support to bringing lasting peace. He said; “The President is saddened by the abduction of the students from Jangebe and reassures you that the government has all the resources and wherewithal to c...
Davido New Girlfriend: Chioma Reported to be in Tears
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Davido New Girlfriend: Chioma Reported to be in Tears

Chioma, babymama to Nigerian singer, Davido is reportedly in tears following the singer’s alleged relationship with Atlanta-based model, Mya Yafai. Recall that a video surfaced online showing Davido and Mya Yafai stepping out together, just as they both shared photos from their vacation together A certain gossip blog on Instagram Gist Lovers reported that sources close to Chioma have disclosed that the Chef has been crying inconsolably since the report made the rounds. “Hello Tueh Tueh,Davido was caught with an American babe o, Apparently the girl is rapper youngma ex girlfriend,and Davido Dey nack am prick..As we dey like this assurance don catch fire o …Wahala everywhere o,you think say you dey wise…bottles full everywhere,We don call Chioma my lover more than 99times she n...
Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma
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Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma

Davido in a new social media post might have just confirmed the rumors making the rounds her broke up with babymama, Chioma. The singer is reportedly seeing an American model identified as Mya Yafai after the duo was spotted holding hands on Friday at a club in the United States. The said lady goes with the Instagram ID @myayafaii and she is said to be the ex of an American rapper too. Sharing insights into what really went wrong between the ex-lovers, an Instagram blog, cutie_julls claimed Chioma wasn’t giving Davido peace of mind. “Chioma is always causing trouble whenever Davido wants to go and see his daughter, Imade cos she is always insecure and feels he might reunite with his first babymama, Sophie. Davido got tired and hence called off their relationship” the blog claim...
One Can’t Post in Peace These, Jobless People Read Deeper Meanings into Every Post – Olakunle Churchill
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One Can’t Post in Peace These, Jobless People Read Deeper Meanings into Every Post – Olakunle Churchill

Olakunle Churchill took to his Instagram page this morning to lament on how trolls misinterpret some of his post on social media. Churchill had shared a photo of himself on his IG page with a caption that made his  followers think he was shading someone. Reacting to the insinuations, Churchill wrote; ''Looks like these days you can’t post in peace.... Shallow, jobless people seem to read deeper meanings into every post...must everything be a shade???'' See the post he shared that many thought was a shade below
Ex-Federal High Court Chief Judge, Adamu Abdu-Kafatati is Dead
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Ex-Federal High Court Chief Judge, Adamu Abdu-Kafatati is Dead

The immediate past Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati is dead. The jurist who retired from the bench on July 25, 2019, died on Thursday February 25, after observing the evening prayer in his Abuja home. A statement released by his family reads “Innalillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajiun. It is with deep sorry that I announced the passing away of our elder statesman, Hon Justice Abdul Kafarati the immediate-past Chief Justice of High Court of the Federation and former Bauchi State Attorney General which occurred this night (Thursday) after magrib Salat at Abuja.” May his soul rest in peace.
Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
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Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

Actress Tonto Dikeh has been made an ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC). On Thursday, Feb 25, she was received by Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of NCPC at his head office where they deliberated on NCPC's vision. Reacting to her appointment as the new Ambassador for the Commision of Peace Building, Tonto said she needs the people's prayers as she embarks on "peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable."
Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara
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Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara

Some repentant bandits have surrendered their arms to the Zamfara state government. The state Commissioner of Information, Suleiman Tunau Anka, disclosed this on Twitter. He posted photos of the armed bandits surrendering their weapons at a ceremony that was attended by the state governor Bello Matawale. ''Another bandit commander by name Amadu Karkare and his two lieutenants have just surrendered their weapons and took an oath never to engage in banditry again. May Almighty Allah continues to brings more peace to our dear state ameen'' Anka wrote
“Today we should have been celebrating our birthday” Faze remembers his twin sister who died two days to their birthday
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“Today we should have been celebrating our birthday” Faze remembers his twin sister who died two days to their birthday

Faze is celebrating his twin sister on her first posthumous birthday. Ifeyinwa Asia died on Sunday, Feb 21, two days to hers and Faze's birthday . Today, Feb 23, as they mark another birthday, Faze chose to remember his recently deceased sister. He wrote: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY IFY. Today we should have been celebrating our birthday but ..... We can’t blame or question your reasons Lord for whatever happens in life cos you said in your word that “your thoughts towards us are thoughts of good and not of evil to give us an expected end". Ify know that we the Oji family (love) you so so so so so so much. Rest in perfect peace."
FG Will Restore Peace, Sanity In Two Months – Senate President
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FG Will Restore Peace, Sanity In Two Months – Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, has given a two-month timeline for the country to achieve a more secure and peaceful environment. The Senate President gave the reassurance on Monday while speaking to State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking on the target to restore peace and security in the shortest possible time, the Senate President said government is doing everything possible to secure all parts of the country and ensure peace returns before the rainy season sets in so that farmers and others can go about their normal lives in a secure environment. He said the National Assembly would complement efforts to upgrade the Armed Forces by helping with the appropriation for the required equipm...
Governor Umahi Calls For Peace Between Uzodimma And Okorocha
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Governor Umahi Calls For Peace Between Uzodimma And Okorocha

The southeast Governors' Forum has waded into the impasse ensuing between Governor Hope Uzodimma and the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha. The Chairman of the Forum who is also the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi has already made contacts and assured that the parties to the dispute have agreed to call a truce. He further explained that the leaders of the Southeast were capable of settling their disputes internally instead of washing their linen in the public. He called for calm among the supporters of the two political heavyweights to ensure a timely and amicable resolution of the disagreement within the shortest possible time. The southeast Governors' Forum Chairman called on people of Imo State and the South East Zone to go about their normal...
Governor Okowa’s aide, Okiemute Sowho, Shot Dead by Suspected Assassins
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Governor Okowa’s aide, Okiemute Sowho, Shot Dead by Suspected Assassins

The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth development, Comrade Okiemute So who has been killed by suspected assassins in Sapele. 40-year-old Sowho was shot dead around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening February 20, near a popular hotel along Akintola road close to the Adeniyi end of the town. According to reports, the deceased had gone to check a building in the vicinity when the assailants surfaced from nowhere and opened fire on him, before speeding away. He was rushed to a private hospital in the area where the doctors confirmed him dead on arrival before his remains were deposited in the mortuary. The late Sowho assumed office last year. The state police command is yet to comment on the development. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates
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Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates

A wanted man gave himself up to police to get away from his housemates during lockdown, an officer has revealed. The suspect, who was wanted on recall to prison, had become so sick of the people he was living with that he told police he would rather be in jail. Initially, the man broke off his tag to avoid being found by police and put back in jail but he soon got tired of being in the outside world yet locked up at home. He soon rang police to say he wanted some "peace and quiet" in jail. He then handed himself in at a West Sussex police station on Wednesday afternoon, Feb 17. Inspector Darren Taylor explained: "(The man) rang us and said he was going to hand himself in a Burgess Hill police station and that he had broken his tag off. "He would rather go back to pris...
Peace Of Niger Republic Must Matter To Nigeria – Buhari
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Peace Of Niger Republic Must Matter To Nigeria – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, said the peace of Niger Republic must matter to Nigeria, being “our very close neighbour.” He therefore commended the country’s outgoing President Mahamadou Issoufou and his government for keeping to their country’s Constitution with respect to run-off polls scheduled for February 21, 2021. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving in audience former Nigerian Vice President, Namadi Sambo, who is ECOWAS Head of Mission on the elections in Niger Republic. The statement was titled “Nigerien run-off polls: President Buhari praises outgoing government for following the constitution.” The statement quoted Buhari as congratulating Samb...
I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle
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I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle has stated that the issue of banditry was one of the challenges he inherited as Governor of Zamfara state. The Governor who met with President Buhari yesterday February 17 to discuss the security situation in his state, said there is peace in Zamfara after he initiated dialogue with bandits. Matawalle also disclosed that most of the people responsible for the criminality in Zamfara are not from the state. He said “I was called by Mr President and I am here to brief him on some issues pertaining to security in my state. “We discussed much about them and I briefed him. All the supports needed from him, he assigned all where to get all the supports. I appreciate his effort for making me proud of what he has been doing for the state. “In terms of se...
Female Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen
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Female Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen

Yet to be identified gunmen have killed a female student of the Benue State University, identified as Jessica Agee. It was gathered that the student was shot dead by the assailants at her Gyado villa residence in Makurdi, the state capital on Monday night, February 15. The deceased's cousin, Phillips Guda, confirmed the report via Facebook on Tuesday morning, February 16. "My little cousin Jessica Agee was shot dead last night at her student house at Gyado villa Makurdi, Benue State. May her soul finds peace in the bosom of the Lord Almighty in Heaven and may God grant us the fortitude to bear the lost. May our Lord Almighty in Heaven also bring the perpetrators to book through Christ our Lord Jesus I pray. Rest in Peace My Sister." he wrote. Meanwhile, friends and classmat...
Lagos State Police Commissioner Condemns Maltreatment of Occupy Lekki Tollgate Protesters
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Lagos State Police Commissioner Condemns Maltreatment of Occupy Lekki Tollgate Protesters

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the maltreatment of the 40 protesters arrested for participating in the Occupy Lekki Tollgate protest on Saturday, Feb 13. The suspects, including popular comedian Debo "Mr. Macaroni" Adebayo, were reportedly arrested, stripped, beaten and verbally abused. A video of the arrested protesters, topless, and sweating as police verbally assaulted them, was shared online over the weekend and generated criticism. Reacting to the video, Odumosu, in a statement by the command’s spokesman Olumuyiwa Adejobi, ordered immediate investigation and identification of the culprits. The statement reads: “The attention of the Lagos State Police Command has been drawn to a viral video where some arrested ‘EndsSARS protesters’ were b...
Eniola Badmus Mourns on Valentine’s day
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Eniola Badmus Mourns on Valentine’s day

Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus on valentine’s day has taken to Instagram to mourn her mother. According to the 43-year-old actress, she lost her mother 17 years ago and she has come to realize she is missing the late mum badly. Read her post below; Seventeen years without a mother… I can’t find words to describe how valuable you were to me. The death of you will always remain to be the greatest loss in my life. May God grant you eternal peace. I look back to the days you were with us and I can’t help myself crying. I still miss you so much, mom. You were and always will remain the greatest mom ever. From sunrise to sunset, every moment would have been more wonderful if you were with us today. Your memories will never be forgotten. Everything I am today is what you alway...
First Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Lateef Jakande Dies at 91
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First Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Lateef Jakande Dies at 91

The first civilian governor of Lagos State, Lateef Jakande, has died. He was 91 years old. He died in the early hours of Thursday, February 11. He was a former journalist who became governor of Lagos State from 1979 to 1983. He also served as the Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime from 1993 to 1998. May his soul rest in peace, Amen
”If you Want Peace to Reign, Miyetti Allah Must be Arrested”- Benue state gov, Samuel Ortom, tells FG and Security agents
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”If you Want Peace to Reign, Miyetti Allah Must be Arrested”- Benue state gov, Samuel Ortom, tells FG and Security agents

Benue state governor, Samuel Oryom, has said that for peace to reign across the country, the Federal government and security agencies need to get the leadership of Miyetti Allah arrested. Governor Ortom who spoke during a meeting in his state today February 3, said the members of the group have owned up to carrying out nefarious activities and wonders why the Federal government is yet to act.   ''This country belongs to all of us and the presidency must act fast because time is going. From North West, North East, North Central, South West, South East, South South, there is general insecurity and this being propelled by herdsmen. I have made it a petition to the President and all security agencies before, that if they want peace, Miyetti Allah must be arrested. These are ...
Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home
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Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home

A popular Abuja-based disk jockey, DJ Tunice, has died. DJ Tunice is said to have died on Monday night, February 1 after suffering a domestic accident. According to his close friends, the deceased was mopping the floor in his apartment when he slipped and hit his head on the ground. He was rushed to different hospitals but was allegedly rejected until he died. His friends have taken to social media to express shock at his demise. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
‘We Don’t Have Another Country,’ – Saraki Reacts To Oyo & Ondo Crisis
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‘We Don’t Have Another Country,’ – Saraki Reacts To Oyo & Ondo Crisis

The Senate President of the 8th Assembly Bukola Saraki has expressed concern over the recent developments in Oyo and Ondo States in which quit notices were given to Fulani herders, with the subsequent burning of the property of Fulani herdsmen in some parts of Oyo State. Saraki in a series of tweets on Sunday afternoon, strongly appeal to all stakeholders to work for peace and take initiatives that can douse the tension in the two state. He also called on President Buhari should to call all relevant stakeholders together to discuss how to solve the problems saying that, they are symptomatic of the continued threat to the National unity. According to him: "I have watched with concern the recent development in Oyo and Ondo States in which quit notices were given to Fulani her...
Singer Alariwo Loses his Mother
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Singer Alariwo Loses his Mother

Nigerian singer, Alariwo has lost his mother. He took to Instagram to share the heartbreaking news. Sharing a photo of his mother, he wrote:   MY BELOVED MUM LEFT WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE! I was home watching a movie when my younger brother called via wassap When I opened my phone, I noticed that it was a connect call with all my siblings involved Before picking, my instinct told me that something was wrong Hello !!! Tears from the other side and boom, my brother broke the sad news All I could say was: It is well My heart instantly became heavy and I felt weak Mummy dead? How come? I just sat down and short of words Things will not be the same without you Everything has become so blank. I will miss you in every moment as your memories will always occupy my min...
Shola Ogudu Shows Off her Fiance
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Shola Ogudu Shows Off her Fiance

Shola Ogudu, who shares a son with Afro-pop star Wizkid, has found love again. The mother of one took to Twitter to show off her fiance, Razzie who is a fitness consultant. Shola shared their loved up photos with the caption; If Happiness, Love, Peace and Joy were HUMANS SMILE JESUS LOVES YOU
Melania Trump Goodbye Message Promotes “Love Over Hatred, Peace Over Violence”
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Melania Trump Goodbye Message Promotes “Love Over Hatred, Peace Over Violence”

US First lady Melania Trump on Monday released a nearly seven-minute farewell message urging Americans to choose “love over hatred” and “peace over violence.” The video filmed at the White House was posted to Twitter fewer than 48 hours before President Trump leaves office Wednesday at noon. “As Donald and I conclude our time in the White House, I think of all the people I have taken home in my heart and their incredible stories of love, patriotism and devotion,” she said. The outgoing first couple will skip President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration in a historically rare snub. The Trumps are expected to be en route to Palm Beach, Fla., when Biden takes his oath of office. Trump leaves office amid the fallout from this month’s deadly Capitol riot staged by his supporters, wh...
“You Killed EndSARS Protesters And Expect Doves Of Peace To Fly?” – Reno Omokri
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“You Killed EndSARS Protesters And Expect Doves Of Peace To Fly?” – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has reacted after white pigeons freed by President Buhari at today's Armed Forces Remembrance Day refused to fly off. Reacting to the drama that played out at the National Arcade, Eagle Square in Abuja, Reno Omokri said it's a sign that Nigeria is not at peace. Taking to his Instagram handle, Reno shared a photo of Buhari releasing the bird. Reno wrote: "7 Signs Nigeria Is Not at Peace • Doves released by General #Buhari refuse to fly • Aisha Buhari, @AishaMBuhari, relocated from Aso Rock • Garba Shehu, @GarShehu, rejected my offer of $20,000 to spend a night in Borno without security • Soldiers and policemen are being kidnapped and pay ransom • Borno Governor can’t go outside Maiduguri without risking death • Shekau addresses Nigerians more often than Buhari ...
Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death
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Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death

The younger sister of veteran Yoruba actress Mrs. Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi, Mrs Janet Ademola, has died. According to reports, Ademola died on Saturday, January 9, four days after the actress died.  Ademola's death also comes barely 48 hours after their older brother, Steve Onisola, also died. Onisola died on Thursday, January 7. Onisola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin, passed on at age 71 after a brief illness. Ademola is said to be the last child of their family. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.
Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos
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Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos

Son of transport Billionaire,Augustine Ilodibe Jnr, 42, died in Lagos from COVID-19 complications, according to a statement released by his family. The statement reads: "With great sadness we announce the passing unto glory of our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekendilichukwu Augustine Chukwunonso Ilodibe (Junior) who died this morning (Jan 4) from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos. "We pray that his soul rests in peace and the Lord comfort his family and all of us he left behind. "In consideration of the current pandemic, we kindly ask that you respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than physical visits. "Thank you and God bless." The statement was signed by the deceased's brother, Mr Obinna Ilodibe on behal...
Peter Okoye and Osaze Odemwingie make peace after the footballer made apology video
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Peter Okoye and Osaze Odemwingie make peace after the footballer made apology video

Singer Peter Okoye aka Mr. P and retired footballer, Osaze Odemwingie, have made peace after the latter apologized to the former for calling him out online as he explained his reasons for doing so.   On Tuesday, December 1, Osaze took to his Instagram page to call out Peter for running a betting company and also for sharing a video of people dancing while breaking bottles on their heads to celebrate the yuletide season.     Peter saw the post, attacked Osaze, and called on Nigerians to pray for him.     Reacting to Peter's post, Osaze shared a video of himself explaining why he called Peter out and what he thinks is wrong with the singer's betting business and the video he shares of people dancing In his words: I didn't mean ...
Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed
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Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Mohammed Junaid, has said that as long as President Muhammadu Buhari and All progressives Congress, APC, are in power, Nigeria will never know peace. According to him, the task of governing the country is beyond President Buhari. Dr. Junaid stated this while reacting to the weekend killings of over 43 persons in Zabarmari in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. Mohammed Junaid said: “I think Nigerians by now must have been sick and tired of the story of the massacre of innocent people in North-East, particularly in Borno State. “And certainly, Nigerians cannot pretend to be unaware of the bandits in North-West, particularly Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and Kaduna states. “So any attempt by Buhari, this lousy government to pretend that they we...
EndSARS Protests: South East Leaders To Engage Youths For Sustainable Peace
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EndSARS Protests: South East Leaders To Engage Youths For Sustainable Peace

The leaders of the South East geo-political zone comprising the governors of the zone, national assembly members, ministers, clergy, traditional rulers, Igbo leaders and women leaders, rose from a closed-door meeting at the Government House, Enugu, on Thursday and resolved to engage the youth to ensure a sustainable peace in the zone as well as “a glorious future for our children”. The Igbo leaders sympathized with all the victims’ families of the #EndSARS protests, including the Police and other security agencies “as well as all those who lost their loved ones and properties during the recent disturbances”. Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, stated that “the state governors...
We Must Make Peace Or We Lose The North – Says ACF Chairman, Audu Ogbeh
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We Must Make Peace Or We Lose The North – Says ACF Chairman, Audu Ogbeh

Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and former minister of agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh spoke on the security challenges facing the North today and the search for solution, backwardness of the region in education, industry and agriculture. He also said the North cannot make progress in the midst of the mindless attacks and killings, which have enveloped many communities in the geographical region. He spoke with SAXONE AKHAINE in Kaduna. Is the ACF disturbed over the killings in the country, particularly in the North?  Of course, ACF is disturbed over the incessant killings in the North. As the chairman of the forum, am equally disturbed too over the mindless killings. It is totally baffling when criminals enter a village to kill women and children, sometimes, old pe...
UNILAG Acting VC, Soyombo Steps Down
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UNILAG Acting VC, Soyombo Steps Down

Professor Omololu Soyombo, the newly-appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has stepped down from his position “with immediate effect”. Recall that Soyombo was given the appointment, following the sack of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the School's Vice Chancellor.  In  a statement released on Saturday August 22, Soyombo said his decision to step down was hinged on the federal government's directive to UNILAG Senate to nominate an acting VC for the institution.  His statement read;  “The news of the setting up of a Special Visitation Panel to the University of Lagos by the Federal Government was received in the evening of Friday, 21st August 2020.“The government also directed the University Senate to nominate an...
Blue-Eyed Woman Makes Peace With Her Husband As They Team Up For Lovely Photoshoot
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Blue-Eyed Woman Makes Peace With Her Husband As They Team Up For Lovely Photoshoot

Blue-eyed Kwara woman, Risikat Azeez, appears to have made peace with her husband, Wasiu Omo-Dada, as they teamed up for a lovely photo shoot recently. Riskiat went viral a few weeks ago after a Twitter user shared her story online. Risikat in an interview said her husband walked out on her and their daughters because of their blue-eyes. The husband however granted another interview where he denied abandoning them because of the color of their eyes. The first lady of Kwara state, Olufolake Abdulrasaq, last week revealed that Risikat has asked to be reunited with her husband. All appears to be well with them now as the couple teamed up and made some beautiful photos.
Peace Comes When You Realise Nobody Owes You Anything – Actress, Damilola Adegbite
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Peace Comes When You Realise Nobody Owes You Anything – Actress, Damilola Adegbite

Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite has dished out a much needed eye opener for a lot of people. The divorced mother of one has encouraged everyone that a new level of peace comes with realising that nobody owes you anything. In a post she shared via Instagram, the model revealed that everyone is almost selfish, putting their needs above those of others and the realisation that people are inherently flawed will help with our expectations of others. Damilola Adegbite also mentioned that in every relationship, people should prepare for the worst but strive for the best, when this rule is followed, then and only then can an individual truly enjoy inner tranquility.
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‘BBNaija girls know nothing about peace and unity’ – Ice Prince

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani, has taken to his official Twitter page to share his take on the constant fights among the female housemates in the Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ house. The rapper tweeted: “Yoooo @Praiz8 omo the girls in this BBN tho dem no know about peace and unity??? I Dey pity the homies wallahi” MCI recalls that Vee and Wathoni had an argument over bed space. Also, Lucy and Nengi clashed after the live eviction show on Sunday, August 9. Also, Erica and Wathoni had a clash over Kiddwaya on Friday night. The latest clash is between Kaisha and Nengi. See his tweet below:
Sudan to Allow Alcohol Consumption; Decriminalises Leaving Islam
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Sudan to Allow Alcohol Consumption; Decriminalises Leaving Islam

For the first time in decades, Sudan is to allow non-Muslims drink alcohol. The country has also scrapped laws that had made leaving Islam potentially punishable by death, the justice minister said. The raft of amendments comes a year after Islamist dictator Omar al-Bashir was toppled following mass protests against his three-decade rule. Sudan now “allows non-Muslims to consume alcohol on the condition it doesn’t disturb the peace and they don’t do so in public,” Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari said in an interview Saturday evening on state television. While Islamic tradition forbids the faithful from drinking, Muslim-majority Sudan has a significant Christian minority. Abdulbari, part of a transitional government that took power after Bashir’s ouster, also announced ...
There’s More to Ibidun Ighodalo’s Death than Cardiac Arrest – Yul Edochie
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There’s More to Ibidun Ighodalo’s Death than Cardiac Arrest – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie in his reaction to Ibidun Ighodalo’s sudden death, has stated that there could be more to the demise of the popular philanthropist than a cardiac arrest. Taking to his Instagram page, the actor wrote that whoever is behind the death of Ibidun Ighodalo shall know no peace till they die. Yul Edochie wrote; “Why do I feel there’s more to her death than the cardiac arrest story? I never met her but watching her videos brought tears to my eyes. She was so full of life, full of love for humanity. If your life was taken by someone, may suffering and painful death befall that person. They shall know no peace till they are gone. Rest well Ibidun.” It should be recalled that Ibidun died in her hotel room days ago in Port-Harcourt, reportedly of...
Police Warn Northern Youths Against Protesting in Yobe
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Police Warn Northern Youths Against Protesting in Yobe

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has warned Coalition of Northern Youth not to embark on a planned protest in the state. ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Command’s Public Relations Officer in a statement made available to DAILY POST, warned that the planned protest is illegal and will not be permitted to take place in Yobe State. “Information at the disposal of Yobe State Police Command indicates that, the Coalition of Northern Youth will stage a protest due to hold on 20th June, 2020 in all the Northern States of the Country. “In this regard, this is to inform the general public that, the protest is illegal and will not be permitted to take place in Yobe State. “Therefore, the peace loving people of the state are advised to desist from any gathe...
APC Must Die For Nigeria To Have Peace – Fayose
Politics

APC Must Die For Nigeria To Have Peace – Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State , Ayodele Fayose , says Thursday that the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress is a show of God ’ s anger against the governing party . Fayose said the crisis was a price for the role the APC played in impoverising Nigerians and promoting the rigging of elections , adding that things would get worse for the party . The former governor spoke in a statement by his media aide , Lere Olayinka, said the APC had been treating Nigerians with contempt , said , “ For Nigeria to return to the path of progress that it was before the APC took over power , more confusion will still hit the party till it goes into oblivion . “ Definitely , their matters will be made worse with time because for Nigeria and its people to return to the path of peace and p...
We Are not Mates – Thelma Releases Receipts as she Shades Tacha
Celebs

We Are not Mates – Thelma Releases Receipts as she Shades Tacha

Big Brother Naija season 4 has been over for months but the beef is not. Former housemate, Thelma took to Twitter to shade Tacha while bragging about her success and she released receipts to give her words weight. Days ago, Tacha took to Twitter to reveal that her power banks sold out in 2 hours. After her revelation, "Tacha Sold Out" trended on Twitter.   Thelma has now gone on Twitter to brag about the success of her business venture while insinuating that Tacha's claim that her merchandise sold out  is "audio". Thelma shared a transfer receipt from her bank showing that she received a transfer of 2.7 million Naira and she wrote: "If your transfer limit is less than 2m in a day ..don’t troll me next time, we are not mates.. I come in peace."   I...
Cee C Says A Quite Woman Is At Peace And About To Change Everything
Celebs

Cee C Says A Quite Woman Is At Peace And About To Change Everything

Former Big brother Naija housemate, lawyer, model, an actress and a fashion enthusiast, Cynthia Nwadiora popularly known as Cee-C describes quite woman in her own words Taking to instagram, The 27 years old reality star said a quite woman is at peace She wrote A quite woman us at peace and about to change everything. See her post below:
BBNaija Reunion: Mercy and Omashola in Epic Battle
Entertainment

BBNaija Reunion: Mercy and Omashola in Epic Battle

Episode 6 of of the BBNaija Pepper Dem Reunion show, can be said as the most intriguing till date. Many fans had complained about how boring the show had been up till last night. Omashola and Mercy clashed over him slut shamming her. They argued, cursed, someone got shoved, then reconciled like nothing happened. Isn’t that what fans signed up for? Social distancing guidelines were thrown under the bus, as Mercy Eke and Omashola, trashed out a derogatory remark he made while the pair were in Big Brother’s house. Can you still recall the infamous bathroom fight which lead Omashola to slut shaming the Queen of highlights? Well if you did, Mercy obviously didn’t and she had been waiting for Omashola to ‘man up.’ The comments brought back a volcano of emotions from Mercy w...
I can’t Give Birth in Society Like this – Regina Daniels
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I can’t Give Birth in Society Like this – Regina Daniels

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, has stated that she does not want to give birth to her child in a society filled police brutality and sexual violence. The actress made the statement on Tuesday in her tribute to Tina Ezekwe, the 16-year-old girl who shot by a policeman in Lagos and Vera Omozuwa, who was raped and killed in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Benin City, the Edo State capital. She wrote on Instagram, These past few days have been extremely saddening and depressing around the world .Police brutality and rape ? ??? ?? My heart is heavy beyond words , I don’t want to birth my child in a society like this …TINA EZEKWE and UWA OMOZOWA are the recent victims to the inhumanity! Will they be the last ? The same men that are supposed to protect us are out...
Majek Fashek Death: Nigerians Mourn Demise of Music Icon
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Majek Fashek Death: Nigerians Mourn Demise of Music Icon

Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, died earlier today, and Nigerians have taken to social media to mourn the demise of the reggae music legend. The death of the music star was announced by his manager, Umenka Uzoma Day, who said; “Today been having pressure calls, well it is true that the African No 1 Legendary ICON has gone to be with the LORD his Maker.” “Let celebrate him, his achievements, and his family, whatever decisions made by his immediate family will be notified.” According to The Punch, Majek Fashek died in a hospital in New York on Monday around 5:45pm after a prolonged illness. See some reactions to the news of his death below; @lalaakindoju: I spent a huge part of Saturday mornings as a child dancing and singing to Majek Fashek’s albu...
Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere Odumeje Apologizes to Pericoma Family
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Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere Odumeje Apologizes to Pericoma Family

Controversial Prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere Odumeje has apologized to the peoples of Arondizuogu and Awka as well as the Pericoma family over his demeaning statements. The prophet had appeared in separate viral videos condemning the practices of these people and also taking a direct swipe at the late Pericoma family, whom he described as a crude one with fetish beliefs. Odumeje described the popular Awka masquerade festival, Egwu Imo Awka as being fetish and a means of worshiping monkeys, which is the symbol of the god. But in a statement issued on Saturday by the pastor himself, Ohanaemere described the people of both communities as peace loving who he claimed to had known and shared fellowship in his church over the years. He however said the experience had taught him t...