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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Nigerian U.K’s first black career diplomat appointed high commissioner



Iwuji-Eme said it was “an honour and a privilege” to be appointed to the role and that she hoped she would inspire others to pursue their ambitions.
“I hope my appointment as the first British black female career diplomat to this position will inspire young talent, regardless of race or background, to pursue their ambitions in the Foreign Office,” she said.
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Final leg of Fatima Dangote's wedding to hold tomorrow, Bill Gates and world leaders expected at the wedding dinner

Final leg of Fatima Dangote

The final leg of the wedding ceremonies of Africa's Richest man, Aliko Dangote's daughter, Fatima, to her pilot hubby, Jamil Abubakar, will hold at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos state tomorrow March 23rd. 

The wedding reception dinner will be attended by digniaries from all works of life.  Founder of the Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates is already in Nigeria and he will be attending the wedding which has been described as the mother of all wedding receptions. 

Past and Current heads of government are expected to attend the wedding reception.
Fatima and Jamil exchanged marital vows in Kano last week. They have so far had 5 pre-wedding and wedding dinners. At all the dinner parties, Fatima looked beautiful in her Deola Sagoe dresses. 

At the wedding reception dinner tomorrow, guests are expected to be seated by 7.30pm and the dress code is National attire. The invitation comes with a food voucher for drivers. 
See photo of the invitation card below:
Final leg of Fatima Dangote

Final leg of Fatima Dangote
Final leg of Fatima Dangote
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Senate confirms Aishah Ahmad, Lametek Adamu as CBN deputy governors

Senate confirms Aishah Ahmad, Lametek Adamu as CBN deputy governors

The Senate today confirmed the nomination of Aishah Ahmad and Edward Lametek Adamu as deputy governors of Central Bank of Nigeria. Ahmad and Adamu were nominated by President Buhari in October 2017 and February 2018 respectively.

However, their confirmations were delayed by the Senate after it placed an embargo on all presidential nominees following a faceoff with the presidency.

“I would like to thank the Committee on Banking and Finance and all our colleagues for this action today. We promised the country last week that within a week we would carry out this confirmation and we have done this.”,” Senate President Bukola Saraki said shortly the confirmation.

The senate also confirmed three nominees for appointment as members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the CBN. Those confirmed for the appointment are Prof. Adeola Adenikinju, Dr Aliyu Sanusi and Dr Robert Asogwa. The confirmation followed the consideration and adoption of the screening report of Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions.

One of the nominees for the MPC,  Dr Asheikh Maidugu, was rejected because he failed to answer some of the question he was asked during the screening.
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Photos from President Buhari's visit to Zamfara state

Photos from President Buhari

President Buhari today paid a visit to Zamfara state. While addressing stakeholders in the state over the repeated herdsmen/cattle rustler crisis in the state, President Buhari pledged to address the security challenges in the state before the commencement of this year’s rainy season.
He made the pledge when he spoke at a town hall meeting with Zamfara traditional rulers, opinion leaders and other stakeholders at the Government House, Gusau.
“Your governor knows on how I have been in touch with the Inspector-General to redeploy a number of police officers and to reinforce those available. Of course I spoke to the Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Defence Staff and in their exercise they have made some success, but to me they need to do much more especially the police. In every town at least there is a police station. They are not given uniform and the rifle just to impress anybody but they are supposed to be sending intelligence and warning that something is about to happen. I don’t think I will say much about the armed forces but I will like to notice and make sure that there will be improvement before the rainy season,’’ he said.
On the recent killing of notorious bandit, Buhari Tsoho, in the state, President Buhari directed the nation’s intelligent units to find out more information on the deceased with a view to arresting all members of his gang. He also challenged Zamfara state government to go to the archives and identify the grazing routes and meet with fellow governors so as to come up with strategy to check farmers/herdsmen clashes in the state.
President Buhari who said he was in Zamfara to console with the people of the state over the killings of innocent people and destruction of their property by bandits, apologized for the delay in refunding state governments of the funds they expended on reconstruction of federal roads.
He said he has directed the minister of Power, Works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, to compile all outstanding payments of refunds to those states that executed federal projects to specifications.

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Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin acquires private jet

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin acquires private jet

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, founder, Mercy Television, Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria is likely to have joined the league of some Christian leaders in the acquisition of a private jet.

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin acquires private jet

The tireless general, Prophet Omoto Fufeyin who was blessed with a G-Wagon Mercedes Block 2018 Model and 2018 Land Cruiser Jeep as gifts from one of his sons recently was seen on a private jet yesterday along with his “brothers” Prophet-Shepherd Bushiri, Major One of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Ministries from South Africa and the Elijah of our generation, Dr. Emmanuel Okereke, General Overseer/founder, Global Success Ministries and Success Television Channels, Lagos, Nigeria.

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin acquires private jet

It was gathered that the men of God went for evangelism in Port Harcourt and Abuja respectively.

When ask why he bought a private jet, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto  said, “Sometimes my schedules are tight. 
“I travel a lot to do the work God sent me to do – preaching, prophesy and deliverance and its very stressful spending five to six hours on a flight just to minister for 2 hours. 
“With a private jet, it’s more convenient and I think that is one of the reasons a lot of preachers have planes. 
“I know some people buy planes, but I can’t afford one; I believe my sons and daughters will bless me with one to help support the ministry.
“Private jet is a necessity and not a luxury for some of us deeply involved in the work of God to own planes. 
“The jet we used yesterday was sent to take us to minister Gods word by one of my sons.”

Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin acquires private jet

Owomowomo as he’s fondly called has a unique pedigree. He has neither a mentor nor godfather, as is common with most charismatic pastors.

He recently featured Senior Prophet Uebert Angel, The Emeritus of Spirit Embassy from UK and Prophet-Shepherd Bushiri, Major One of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Ministries from South Africa, as guest ministers for one of the biggest impartation crusade in Mercy City, Nigeria.
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People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah

 People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah

The former Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms took to Twitter to give a lecture on the need to shun vice in the pursuit of wealth. He said everyone falls on hard times and while some people keep their principles and emerge stronger, others resort to illegitimate means and lose their peace of mind in the process.
Read the full thread below...

 People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah

 People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah

 People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah
 People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah People who acquire wealth illegitimately may appear successful but they have no peace of mind - Joe Abah
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Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)

Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)

Suspected armed cultists stormed the Divisional headquarter of the Nigeria Police Force in Oporoma, the headquarters of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state and set it ablaze. 
This attack was carried out after some cultist unsuccessfully tried to break one of their members loose from the prison. 

It is reported that a suspect in custody at the police station made plans to escape but was shot by the officer on duty. His colleagues then re-mobilized and attacked the station before setting it on fire.

According to Sun News, Spokesman of the state police command, Asinim Butswat, said a preliminary report of the incident has been received by the command headquarters.
“Report  indicates that a suspected cultist who was on police wanted list for various heinous crimes such as kidnapping, sea robbery, armed robbery and pipeline vandalism, was arrested and detained at the Oporoma Police Division, Southern Ijaw council, preparatory to his being transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yenagoa.
“The suspect, on March 21, 2018, attempted to escape from lawful custody and was shot by the police officer on duty. Other members of the suspect’s cult group mobilised and attacked officers on duty at the police division, and set it ablaze. Additional policemen were deployed to restore normalcy in the community.
“There seems to be emergence of cult cases in Bayelsa state, we call on the public to volunteer useful information and assist the police in curbing  trend of cultism among our youths,” he said.

Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)

Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)

Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)
Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)
Suspected armed cultists set police station ablaze in Bayelsa ([photos)
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This note written on a $5 bill is a sobering reminder of why girls should go to school

This note written on a $5 bill is a sobering reminder of why girls should go to school

How sad!
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This grandma's relationship advice is priceless

This grandma
Grandma certainly knows the secret to a loving and healthy relationship.

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Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

A couple have gotten married after meeting by accident when the man mistakenly sent a message to the wrong woman.
Michael Evangelou, 44, accidentally sent a message to Lina Dahlbeck, 37, last September, unaware it was the wrong number. Three months after the message was sent, they got married.
The pair soon started exchanging messages after the first accidental chat. They then agreed to meet and when they did, they fell in love.

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Lina, who lives in Morden, South London, said: "If someone told me I would meet my future husband when he sent me a text out of the blue, I would never have believed them. People are astonished every time I tell them how we met. Some of my friends have even started sending WhatsApp messages to random numbers in the hope of finding romance."
Car salesman Michael, from Colliers Wood in south London, added: "It’s certainly a crazy way to meet someone. Everything snowballed but in a good way. She’s the woman I want to spend the rest of my life with."

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

"Girls trip," Michael wrote in the first text, thinking he was texting his own number to remind himself to see Girls Trip. But it was sent to a female.
Make-up artist Lina replied: "Hi! Girls trip? Who’s this please? I’m guessing this was intended for another Lina".
And everything pretty much took off from there to the altar.
See the messages below.

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married

Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married
Couple who met by accident after mistaken WhatsApp message end up getting married
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Nigeria absent as 44 African Nations sign free trade area agreement

Nigeria absent as 44 African Nations sign free trade area agreement

44 African countries yesterday signed an agreement establishing a free trade area. The signing took place in Kigali, Rwanda. According to the African Union , the Continental Free Trade Area CFTA will in no small measure boost the continent's economic development.

The creation of the Continental Free Trade Area CTFA,  which is said to be the world’s largest in terms of participating countries, comes after two years of negotiations and is one of the AU’s flagship projects for greater African integration.

Nigeria was conspicously absent from the signatories after President Buhari last week pulled out, saying he needed more time for consultations at home. The Federal government hesitated after objections from business leaders and unions.
“Some countries have reservations and have not finalised their national consultations. But we shall have another summit in Mauritania in July where we expect countries with reservations to also sign,” said Albert Muchanga, the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry.
Economic powerhouses like South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Ethiopia and Algeria  were among the country's that signed the deal yesterday.
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How is this even possible 30 years after? (photos)

How is this even possible 30 years after? (photos)

And how do you even look like this at 61? This is Vanessa Bell Calloway, 30 years ago, she played the princess who was rejected by Eddie Murphy's character, Prince Hakeem. She turned 61 on March 20th 2018.

How is this even possible 30 years after? (photos)
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Controversial South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu says she got this far despite her "ugly" face

Controversial South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu says she got this far despite her "ugly" face

Controversial South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu's body, especially her face is often made fun of by people who believe she has masculine features.
The dancer, who is popularly known for performing without underwear, once said she can't change her face hence people should learn to live with it.
She recently took to her Instagram page to threaten to block anyone who calls her ugly.
Controversial South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu says she got this far despite her "ugly" face
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This grandma's relationship advice is priceless

This grandma
Grandma certainly knows the secret to a loving and healthy relationship.

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Photo of the only male released by Boko Haram in Dapchi yesterday

Photo of the only male released by Boko Haram in Dapchi yesterday

The boy pictured above was the only male released by Boko Haram yesterday.
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