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Unless Nigerian leaders are willing to emulate Mandela, we cannot move forward – Osinbajo

Unless Nigerian leaders are willing to emulate Mandela, we cannot move forward

Vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo has stated that Nigerian leaders needs to emulate former South Africa president, Nelson Mandela and Abdullahi Abubakar — a cleric who saved over 200 Christians during a religious crisis in Plateau state in 2018 — in using their positions to address ethno-religious crises in the country.

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FG summons Indonesian Envoy over assault on Nigerian diplomat – Officials

Indonesian ambassador has been summoned by Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama following the alleged assault on a Nigerian diplomat agent in Jarkarta, Indonesian.

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs is said to have seen a video that went viral on social media which showed the victim being manhandled and arrested infront of his offical quarters in the Asian country.

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Court Orders: Okorocha To Forfeit Over 500 Properties ‘Illegally Acquired’ By Him

In February, the court had ordered the interim forfeiture of all the properties linked to Former Imo State Governor, Okorocha.

The forfeited properties are contained in pages 226 to 272 of the Imo state Government white paper report by a Judicial Commission of Enquiry on Recovery of Lands and other related matters.

But the former Imo governor had asked a federal high court in Abuja to set aside the order.

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Nigerian Investment Council’s Boss, Arrested By EFCC Over Corruption Allegations

Nigerian Investment Council’s boss, arrested by EFCC over corruption allegations.

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NIPC Mrs. Yewande Sadiku has been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning over corruption allegations.

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Senate Committee -We did not propose creation of 20 new States

Senate Committee denies proposing creation of 20 new states says spokesperson. The Senate Committee maintained that it is not in a position to propose creation of any state as reported.

The National Assemble reportedly disclaimed a media report that the Senate Committee on the Review of 1999 Constitution has proposed the creation of additional 20 States.

According to the spokesperson, the report is a gross misrepresentation of the decision of the committee on the request for creation of more states.

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“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with (video)

“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with.

Onyeka Onwenu, an award-winning singer, actress and author, granted an interview where she opened up about her life, marriage, children, and suffering depression.

During the interview with Chude Jidonwo, Onyeka Onwenu spoke about her marriage to her ex-husband that produced two sons.

She also spoke about suffering abuse and getting out of the abusive situation.

She went on to address the rumours of all the powerful men she was alleged to have slept with, including the allegation that former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo got married to her secretly.

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Two arrested over ritual killing of 50-year-old woman in Delta State

Two arrested over ritual killing of 50-year-old woman in Delta. Two suspects have been arrested in Delta state over the ritual killing of a 50-year-old pepper seller.

20-year-old cobbler, Akpoghene Idogo and one Onos Simon were arrested for conniving to kill Mr. Patience Komor for ritual purposes.

The suspects after killing the lady, removed some vital organs and buried the body in a shallow grave. While Simon was arrested two days after the incident, Idogo who fled the area to avoid arrest was arrested in Kwale where he had gone to seek refuge.

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Actress Lilian Esoro loses Mum

Nigerian actress Lilian Esoro, took to her Instagram page on Saturday,7, 2021, to announce the passing news of her mother. According to Lilian, she found it hard to believe that the death of her mother came so soon.She said she will miss her mother terribly.

Read what she wrote below…

‘Julie girl…..There would have never been a good time for you to go, i never would have imagined it will be this soon. I still find this hard to believe. Maybe writing it down would! I don’t even know how to act anymore. I will miss you terribly.

“We all will. Mummy UWANILEEEE…. Hmm…”What do you want me to tell Jayden? Who will comfort me? Who will comfort us? You were your children’s angel here on earth! Fly with the angels and keep watching over us. This one is hard! Rest Well Mom”.May her sould rest in peace.

Lilian Esoro and Mum

Debola Williams and Kehinde Daniel wed in Lagos ( photos/videos)

Co-founder/CEO of RED Media, Adebola Williams and Kehinde Daniel, daughter of former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, had their church wedding today, August 7, 2021.

The wedding reception is holding at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

A huge number of Nigerian and Ghanaian celebrities turned out for the wedding.

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