RCCG Sacks Pastor Who Was Caught Trying To Sleep With Member In Ondo State

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RCCG Sacks Pastor Who Was Caught Trying To Sleep With Member In Ondo State     The Redeemed Christ Church Of God (RCCG) has sacked Pastor Gideon Bakare who was caught trying to sleep with a member and filmed in Akure the capital of Ondo state. The video which was released online went viral within a very short space of time. The RCCG, in a statement by the Head, Media, and Public Relations, Pastor Olaitan Olubiyi, on Thursday, said the church dissociated itself from the immoral act. He described it…

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Hushpuppi Is “Absolutely Not Guilty, Runs A Legitimate Business” – Lawyer  Told Forbes

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Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas better known as Hushpuppi is not guilty of the charges against him and he was running a legitimate business, his legal team, Gal Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner, told Forbes. According to Forbes, Abbas’ lawyer said his client is “an entrepreneur” who made his money legitimately through “real estate” and his work “promoting brands” as an “Instagram personality.” According to Forbes, Mr Abbas’s legal representative, Gal Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner, told Forbes that his client [Hushpuppi] is “Absolutely not guilty of [the] charges they…

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UK To Resume Visa Applications In Nigeria Soon

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UK To Resume Visa Applications In Nigeria Soon     The British High Commission in Nigeria has said it will soon restart visa applications from Nigerians ready to travel to the United Kingdom. In March, the Nigerian Government had stopped international flights as one of the measures to curb the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. With the resumption of domestic flights in Nigeria this week, many Nigerians are hopeful that the Federal Government will lift the ban on international flights. According to a statement issued by the Commission on Thursday, it…

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Buhari to Sign into Law Revised 2020 Budget Tomorrow – Presidency

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Buhari to Sign into Law Revised 2020 Budget Tomorrow – Presidency     President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the revised 2020 budget into law following its passage by the National Assembly last month tomorrow, Friday, July 10. This is according to a statement issued on Thursday evening by the Presidency in a tweet on its handle. “President Buhari will tomorrow, Friday July 10, 2020, sign into law the revised 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly last month,” the presidency tweeted. President @MBuhari will tomorrow, Friday July 10, 2020, sign…

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Osinbajo Writes IGP Wants Blogger Investigated Over N4bn Bribe Allegation

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Osinbajo Writes IGP Wants Blogger Investigated Over N4bn Bribe Allegation     Lawyers to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, have written to the Inspector-General of Police asking for a full investigation into allegations made by an online journalist Jackson Ude from Point-Blank news who on July 8 wrote an article alleging that the vice president had received 4 billion naira from the embattled EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu. According to the article, the money was part of a 39 billion naira loot by Magu. The blogger is also said to have alleged…

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Hushpuppi: Dubai Company Boycotts Nigerians

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Hushpuppi: Dubai Company Boycotts Nigerians     A Dubai-based company, Shirley Recruitment Consultants released a job advert online exempting Nigerian males and females from applying for the job vacancy. According to the job details, a company is looking for ”merchandisers” in Dubai, UAE. All other African citizens can apply for the job but not Nigerians. This goes to show the level at which Nigerians are viewed, following the recent arrest of Nigerian Dubai-based alleged fraudster, Hushpuppi. Some critics have attributed the disdain to fraudulent Nigerians like Hushpuppi and the rest.…

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Rivers Governor Sacks Permanent Secretary for Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines During Burial

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked a serving Permanent Secretary for chasing away health officials who came to enforce Coronavirus guidelines during a burial ceremony. The Governor lamented that burial ceremonies were reportedly being conducted in clear breach of the 50 persons maximum attendance limit. Wike said a serving Permanent Secretary had the temerity to chase away officials of the State Ministry of Health who went to enforce the established guidelines on public burials at Oyigbo. The Governor, therefore, announced the sack of the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Sunny Okere…

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Seven Confirmed Death As Explosion Rocks NNPC Facility

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Seven Confirmed Death As Explosion Rocks NNPC Facility     Seven persons have died after an explosion at the ‘Oil Mining Lease 40’ operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). Channels TV reports that the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division (NNPC),  Kennie Obateru confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday. According to him, the incident happened on Tuesday evening at Gbetiokun in Delta State where the facility belonging to its subsidiary is located. “The incident, which occurred on Tuesday during the installation of a ladder on a…

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Unity Schools Will Not Participate In WAEC Exams – Adamu Adamu

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Unity Schools Will Not Participate In WAEC Exams – Adamu Adamu     The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has just announced that no Unity Schools will participate in the scheduled WAEC exams. Adamu stated this after the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday. He said that none of the schools under his ministry will resume until schools are considered safe. The Minister urged the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the state governments to reconsider their decision to open for exams.

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US Officially Withdraws From WHO

US Officially Withdraws

US Officially Withdraws From WHO     The US has formally notified the World Health Organisation  (WHO) of its withdrawal, despite widespread criticism and an almost complete lack of international support for the move in the midst of a pandemic. Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw in May, accusing the WHO, without evidence, of withholding information, and of being too close to China. The letter confirming the move was delivered to the UN secretary-general, António Guterres, officials confirmed on Tuesday. A WHO official said: “We have received reports that…

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