Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Christians to prepare for the second coming of Jesus Christ, as the end is near. Obasanjo, speaking at the Apostolic Faith Church during the 2017 Camp Meeting Concert, also said he would love to make heaven where he would sing with the angels. “You have to be fully prepared for the second coming of our Lord, there is no compromise. “I have a friend who will always say that when we get to heaven that we will be exhausted praising God and it will be like a prison and will be very boring. “But what I have seen this afternoon by the choir, I will want to go to heaven and join the hosts to sing. “If this is an example of what praising God in heaven will be, then I want to be part of it. If what I have seen here is an indication of
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday revealed how party is targeting to win at least 30 of the 36 states in the 2019 general elections. The party also said the exit of its prominent leaders such as ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the five governors who left in 2014 and many others had not put an end to its existence but only wounded it. Speaking at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja, where Dr. Alex Obiogbolu obtained his expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the party’s primary ahead of the November 18 Anambra State governorship election, the party’s national publicity secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said PDP was working hard to win at least, 30 states in 2019. Presenting the forms to Dr.
The Abuja Housing Show (AHS) was declared open July 17th by the Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The annual housing exhibition is organized by FESADEB communication and is in its 11th edition. According to the convener of AHS, Festus Adebayo the housing expo will provide opportunities for corporate organizations and individuals to explore new options for housing and infrastructure financing. ABUJA HOUSING He said that over 200 local and international companies will be participating in this year’s housing show and provides opportunities for built environment professionals, home financiers, policy makers to interact and proffer solutions to the myriads of problems affecting the Nigerian Housing sector. He said areas of discourse will be on innovation in ho
Nigeria's Acting President,Yemi Osinbajo's comment on the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, was not the real reason why the Senators drew a battle line with the acting President. Daily Trust reliably gathered from high level sources at the Senate that there are reasons considered as “unpardonable sins of the acting President” for their stance against Osinbajo Osinbajo’s comment on Magu, the sources said, was only used as a cover up to justify the hostile action. His sins are: 1. Federal Government’s appeal of the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in the asset declaration case against the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. 2. Ongoing bid to recall Senator Dino Melaye in Kogi West by members of his cons
Nigerian House of Representatives on Wednesday invited former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify in the ongoing investigations into the Malabu Oil deal. Royal Dutch Shell had in April 2017, admitted paying money to Malabu Oil and Gas for rights to oil bloc, OML 245. Malabu is owned by former Petroleum Minister, Chief Dan Etete. The Niger Delta Advancement Front had also said it would resist moves by the House of Representatives to summon former President Goodluck Jonathan over the controversial Malabu oil deal. National President of the group, Dr. Ikiomasi Wakama was quoted saying that the members of the Niger Delta will not allow Jonathan appear before the lower chamber. The group described the invitation to Jonathan as a witch-hunt.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has administered the oath of office on Shuaibu Lau, the newest senator in the country. The Supreme Court had ordered the Senator representing Taraba North Senatorial District, Sani Abubakar Danladi of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to vacate the seat immediately and refund all salaries and allowances he received within 90 days. The presiding Justice, Justice Amina Augei in the judgement also declared Mr Shuaibu Lau, as the Senator representing Taraba North.
Chinyelu Susan "Chi" Onwurah , one of the recently elected parliamentarians in the UK who got a congratulatory message from the Nigerian government has dissociated herself from the country. According to Nigerian journalist and writer, Molara Wood, Chi Onwurah said, “I am not Nigerian; I am British” when questioned about her origin at the 2017 Caine Prize for African Literature ceremony held yesterday night in London. "I was born in Wallsend, grew up on Hillsview Avenue in Kenton and went to Kenton School before studying Electrical Engineering in London. I have lived in many different cities around the world, without ever for a moment forgetting where I am from: Newcastle. My values and beliefs were formed in Newcastle based on the people I grew up with and my own experience
Senator Bukar Ibrahim has reacted to a scandalous video of himself and two unknown women in a hotel room. Ibrahim, representing Yobe East Senatorial District, told PREMIUM TIMES he had not committed any official wrongdoing and the video was only made public after attempts to blackmail him failed. “This is a personal, private matter. What does my having been with a girl have to do with the public? “You know the normal thing. People ask for unreasonable things, and if you deny them, they try to blackmail you if they have a way,” Ibrahim said. “If they say I raped, that’s a different matter altogether,” he said. “Is it because I am a public official then I am not supposed to be entitled to private life?” The senator said he knew when one of the women was filming him, but w
The Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly Kabiru Rurum Resigns. According to report, the speaker was accused of cornering N100million allegedly given to them by billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, to shelve the probe of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. It was further reported that although the members of the assembly are bitter, the Speaker on Tuesday denied the allegation. However, report by DailyNigerian revealed that available evidence showed that Rurum shared N2million each to some members before travelling to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj. It was also gathered that the Speaker held a five-hour meeting with the six principal officers of the House at Makkah Hilton Hotel on Tuesday and apologized to them. Sources said the Chief Whip of the House, Labaran Madari, stood ...
A former Lagos State chairman of the defunct African Renaissance Party (ARP) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Udo Udeogaranya, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over the mantle of leadership to someone younger than him in 2019. He says the mood of the nation calls for a young president, who he believes could take Nigerian out of its political and economic quagmires. Udeogaranya, who faulted calls for restructuring of the nation, insisted that Nigeria’s problems have nothing to do with its current structure or system of government but with those at the helm of its affairs. “I have listened to the arguments for restructuring and my word to the agitators is this: The problem with Nigeria is not the system; it has to do with the operators of the syste