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Wife of RCCG pastor whose husband and kids drowned in Spain during vacation hires a lawyer

The ‘utterly heartbroken’ mother whose husband and two children drowned in a Costa del Sol swimming pool has hired a top lawyer to dispute claims they could not swim. Olubunmi Diya, 49, said yesterday that ‘something must have been wrong with the pool’ that ‘made swimming difficult’ as she challenged the allegation her husband Gabriel, […]

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2020 school feeding: FG pays suppliers to feed children

The Federal Government has proactively paid suppliers of foodstuff and cooks under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme for January 2020 to ensure that feeding the 9.9 million pupils in the participating States and the FCT starts immediately schools resume in the next two weeks.  The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, […]

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Jonathan pays visit to soldier shot during an attack by gunmen on his residence

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience, on Sunday visited Lance Corporal Umar Muttaka, one of the soldiers on guard at his residence in Otuoke, Bayelsa state who sustained injury when gunmen attacked his house last Tuesday. Jonathan, who visited the injured soldier in an undisclosed hospital in Yenagoa, wished him quick recovery, and […]

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Mountain of fire release statements on Christmas celebrations controversy

With reference to the varied reactions that have been trailing the message of the General Overseer (Worldwide), Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Dr. Daniel Olukoya, on the celebration of December 25th as Christmas in celebration of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, during the church’s weekly Manna Water service on Dec. 25, […]

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Wife of Redeem pastor who drowned alongside their two kids while holidaying oo Spain speaks

The mother of two British children who drowned alongside their father while holidaying in Spain has dismissed claims they could not swim and suggested there may have been a problem with the swimming pool in which they died. Gabriel Diya, a 52-year-old Christian pastor, his nine-year-old daughter, Comfort and his 16-year-old son, Praise-Emmanuel, died on […]

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Obasanjo: Nigeria faces impending bankruptcy

President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday in Lagos expressed deep concern about Nigeria’s current debt profile and warned the Federal Government against “impending bankruptcy.” Obasanjo was a keynote speaker at the “Why I am Alive” campaign celebration in Lagos on Friday. Nigeria’s external debt, he said, grew by as much as 700 percent to N24.947 trillion […]

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Sultan: Muslims won’t be provoked to pick up arms and fught

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday called for continued dialogues over issues of religion in the country.  He said making public comments do not help but aggravate the issues, assuring that Muslims in the country are good people who would not […]

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Empowerment: Jigawa state government loan 1,320 goats to 440 women

The Jigawa state government says 440 women in Birniwa local government area of the state will be empowered with 1,320 goats under the state goats loan microcredit programme. NAN reports that Ahmed Zubairu, chairman of the goats distribution committee, was speaking in Birniwa on Friday after screening the women for the second phase of the […]