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Senator Binta: My father burnt everything I had because I accepted Christ

Senator Binta: My father burnt everything I had because I accepted Christ

Binta Masi Garba, lawmaker representing Adamawa north senatorial district, says her biological father burnt her property as a result of her decision to give her life to Jesus Christ. According to PUNCH, she narrated her ordeal at the Chapel of Praise International Church, Yola, Adamawa capital, during a thanksgiving service organised to mark her 50th

Nigerian breaks Guinness world record for ‘longest marathon reading aloud’

Olawunmi Bayode, a Nigerian, has set a new Guinness Record in the ‘Longest Marathon Reading Aloud’ category. Bayode, father of three, logged 120 hours on Saturday at the YouRead Library Yaba in Lagos, beating the previous record set by Nepali Deepak Sharma Bajagain. The latter had 113 hours 15 minutes in 2008. Another Nepalese, Tudikhel

Media, PR guru, Ohi Alegbe hits 60 amid encomiums

Family and friends of veteran Media, Advertising and Public Relations practitioner, Ohi Alegbe will throng the Four Square Church, Asokoro this Sunday for a special thanksgiving service to mark his 60th birthday. The church service would herald series of private engagements by family and friends to celebrate the public relations czar who was the former

Osinbajo queries IGP over arrest of journalists

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has queried Idris Ibrahim, the inspector-general of police, over the arrest and detention of the Elombah brothers who are journalists with The two brothers — Daniel and Timothy, publisher and editor respectively — along with six other men were arrested at their Anambra residence on January 1, 2018 reportedly on the

FG, states spend $6.4 billion on intervention in North-east in two years – Official

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said on Thursday that the federal government and the six North-east states spent $6.4 billion on interventions in North-east between 2016 and 2017. The minister made this known at the launching of the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan, HRP, for North-east Nigeria in Abuja. The

Anambra stands still as Ekwueme’s body arrives for interment

AWKA, the Anambra State capital, stood still yesterday for the late Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, during a commendation service organised in his honour by the Anambra State Government. The body arrived the Amansea border community with Enugu State at about 12.30pm, accompanied by horse riders and colourfully dressed policemen, the procession marched

Atiku, govs, Nwodo hail Ekwueme as ex-VP’s remains arrive Anambra today

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo and Senator Victor Umeh, on Wednesday eulogised the late Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Wednesday. They spoke at a commendation ceremony organised in honour of Ekwueme by the South-East Governors Forum, at