Category Archives: Breaking

Doyin Okupe Explains Why Dr. Adadevoh’s Name Was Excluded From The National Honours

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, last week, approved the award of National Honours to deserving individuals in various categories. Read it here. The omission of Dr. Adadevoh drew criticism from commentators who argued that she should have been honoured posthumously. The presidency has stated that it cannot bestow the National Honours Award  posthumously on Dr. Ameyo…

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Synagogue Building Collapse: Professionals Fault T.B. Joshua’s Claim That A “Strange Aircraft” Was Responsible

According to Premium Times, Professional builders in Lagos have faulted the claims by Temitope Joshua, founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, that a “strange aircraft” that had hovered several times over a building in the premises caused its collapse. A five-storey building inside the church’s premises in Ikotun, Lagos, collapsed on September…

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Boko Haram: Abubakar Shekau’s Killed ‘Impersonator’ Identified As Isa Damsaka

According to TheCable, the name of the Boko Haram commander killed in Konduga, Borno State, by Nigerian soldiers last week is Isa Damsaka, which was disclosed by security sources. He also went by two other names ─ Bashir Konduga and Bashir Mohammed ─ as Boko Haram commanders use various names, the official explained. Damsaka was…

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Student To Be Detained Indefinitely For Criticising Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema

A student of the National Open University of Nigeria, Abdulmalik Sa’idu, has been languishing in a police cell for over 20 days on the orders of the Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, for posting details of an alleged fertiliser scam in the state on his Facebook timeline.  According to Premium Times, Mr.Sa’idu’s family and…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Approves National Honours Awards, Driver, Traffic Warden, Others Make The List

The Nigerian government has released the list for the 2013/2014 National Honours Award recipients. The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the award of National Honours to some Nigerians fit for the reward. The 2013/2014 list includes persons in law, politics, Nigerian army, business, ministry, entertainment, public service and…

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Nigerian Military Captures Senior Boko Haram Commander In Konduga – Report

The Defence Headquarters said government troops have captured one of Boko Haram most senior commanders at Konduga in Borno State after he was wounded in an operation. A statement posted on the defence website on Thursday stated that the commander, who was captured on Wednesday, was receiving treatment at a military facility. The statement added…

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Synagogue Collapsed Building: I Will Survive This Trying Time – TB Joshua

The founder of The Synagogue Church of all Nations, Temitope Joshua (popularly known as T.B. Joshua), has described the recent incident in his church as a hard time that cannot destroy him. Writing on the church’s official Facebook page, Tuesday, Mr. Joshua said hard times should be counted as joy. “It is through hard times that you gain…

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Ebola: Senate Pushes To Immortalize Nigerian Health Workers Who Died Of Virus

The Nigeria Senate has urged the federal government to immortalise Nigerian health workers who died of Ebola as they fought the dreaded virus in Nigeria. Lawmakers particularly urged the government to honour the late consultant doctor, Ameyo Adadevoh. At its plenary Wednesday, the Senate President, David Mark, said “the nation will do well to honour…

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