ADEBOYE BREAKS SILENCE OVER SON’S DEATH

By Alao Abiodun General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Friday night broke his silence after the demise of his son, Dare Adeboye. The Nation reports Dare, 42, died in his sleep on Tuesday, May 4 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was pastoring a church. Many prominent personalities have continued to pay glowing tributes to the deceased. Adeboye, who preached at the May 2021 edition of the church’s Holy Ghost service, urged everyone to always thank God and say ‘It is well’ even…

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ADEBOYE BREAKS SILENCE OVER SON’S DEATH

By Alao Abiodun General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Friday night broke his silence after the demise of his son, Dare Adeboye. The Nation reports Dare, 42, died in his sleep on Tuesday, May 4 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was pastoring a church. Many prominent personalities have continued to pay glowing tributes to the deceased. Adeboye, who preached at the May 2021 edition of the church’s Holy Ghost service, urged everyone to always thank God and say ‘It is well’ even…

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ADEBOYE BREAKS SILENCE OVER SON’S DEATH

By Alao Abiodun General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Friday night broke his silence after the demise of his son, Dare Adeboye. The Nation reports Dare, 42, died in his sleep on Tuesday, May 4 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was pastoring a church. Many prominent personalities have continued to pay glowing tributes to the deceased. Adeboye, who preached at the May 2021 edition of the church’s Holy Ghost service, urged everyone to always thank God and say ‘It is well’ even…

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ABDUL SAMAD RABIU FOUNDATION DONATES AMBULANCES TO OGUN STATE

In line with its synergy with the private sector, the Dapo Abiodun-led administration has taken delivery of three ambulances from the Abudu Samad Rabiu Foundation(ASR) and the BUA Group. Receiving the ambulances at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday, Governor Abiodun commended the foundation and the BUA Group for being a responsible business concern which gives back to the society. “I want to thank the BUA Group for being a responsible business concern, that wants to give back to the community where they are doing businesses”, Abiodun noted. He…

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TERRY WAYA’S FIRST WIFE RESURFACES AS HE MARKS 60

By OLUSHOLA  RICKETTS          NIGERIAN billionaire, Terry Waya, celebrated his 60th birthday last Monday in Abuja and it was opportunity for his intimate friends to reconnect and unwind. The likes of Orji Uzor Kalu, James Ibori and House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila graced the dinner party. Waya was the toast of society back in the mid-90s to early 2000s. He returned to the spotlight again when his son, Kidd Waya, participated in the last edition of Big Brother Naija reality show. As the photos of the birthday dinner circulated…

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ONDO NURSES REJECT PAYMENT OF 60% FEBRUARY SALARY IN MAY

Nurses in Ondo State on Friday rejected payment of 60 per cent of their February salaries in May asking Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to pay them fully. The Ondo State government paid the nurses 70 per cent of their salaries in December 2020 and paid the balance of 30 per cent alongside their January 2021 salaries in March. Percentage payment of salaries in Ondo State is not peculiar to nurses and midwives as teachers had been getting percentage payment of salaries for as far back as eight months. At his inauguration…

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HADIZA BALA USMAN ACCUSED OF MONUMENTAL FRAUD AS NPA BOSS

  The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has been accused of corruption and abuse of office, in what could potentially be the latest scandal to rock the NPA. Investigation shows how spending under Hadiza Usman keeps rising even as the NPA flunks its audit. The fraud which runs into billions of naira was uncovered by an ‘audit query’ of activities of the NPA between 2016 and 2018, Per Second News gathered. The Auditor General’s Office concluded, however, that the NPA’s financial records were riddled with…

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UNKNOWN GUNMEN KILL 7 POLICEMEN IN RIVERS

By Davies Iheamnachor, PORT HARCOURT At least seven policemen have been feared killed in Rivers State in an unexpected invasion by unknown gunmen. The incident happened on the East-West road; from the Choba bridge to Rumuji Community, at 10 pm, Friday. It was learned that the gunmen who firstly attacked the C4i police formation at Emohua community killed two people, then a stop-and-search police point at Ogbakiri Junction before moving unabatedly till Rumuji, killing three policemen. It was also gathered that the hoodlums also attacked Elimgbu Police Station in Obio/Akpor…

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IGBO 2023 PRESIDENCY: EL RUFAI’S STATEMENT IDIOTIC AND LAUGHABLE SAYS OHANEZE

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the statement credited to the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai that Igbos will not get presidency by insulting and threatening other Nigerians. The Governor spoke during a webinar organised by the Africa Leadership Group and tagged: ‘Developing a Viable Nation 2’ and was hosted by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo of Trinity House. But in a statement on Friday by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Secretary-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, he described El-Rufai’s assertion as ” Idiotic and laughable”. “Igbos are not losing sleep over myopic views of…

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HOW MY FATHER’S BURIAL TURNED ME INTO A DRUG COURIER- MAN ARRESTED WITH 781 GRAMMES OF HEROINE AT ABUJA AIRPORT

A 23-year-old drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas has excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grammes following his arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while trying to board a Milan, Italy bound flight. Douglas, who hails from Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government area of Edo state, was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforeement Agency NDLEA, during an outward clearance of Ethiopian airline flight number 910 at the boarding gate of the airport enroute Abuja-Addis Ababa- Milan (Italy) after being scanned, which proved positive for ingestion.…

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