One Week, One Trouble, By Gabriel Akinadewo

In this article titled; “One week, One trouble,” first published on July 24, 2014, public affairs analyst and editor, Gabriel Akinadewo, chronicles the Nigerians’ daily struggle between the doom and the livelihood     The ghoulish nature, which depicts the level to which the Nigerian state has sunk, was revealed two weeks ago with the abduction of a nonagenarian, Pa Uguoala, in Abia State.   READ ALSO: 2021 Prophecies by Some Nigeria’s ‘Men of God’ embarrassing – Gabriel AKINADEWO Twitter Office in Ghana not a loss for South Africa, Kenya.…

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$10m Ghana National Mosque, 2nd largest in West Africa, inaugurated +PHOTOS

The $10 million-Mosque was funded by the Turkish Hudayi Foundation in Accra with the support of the Turkish government   Located at Kanda (Kawukudi) in Accra, the National Mosque Complex of Ghana, which is the 2nd largest of its kind in the West African Region, has been inaugurated with the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, leading the first official Jummah prayers from the imposing structure. The ceremony was attended by high-profile personalities such as  Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice-President of Ghana,  Mohamed Bazoum and Issoufou Mahamadou the sitting and former Presidents of Niger…

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South Africa allows jailed ex-president Zuma attend brother’s funeral

Zuma, a special kind of prisoner, has been incarcerated at Estcourt prison since handing himself over to authorities on July 7 to serve a 15-month sentence   South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, in jail for contempt of court, has been granted compassionate leave for one day to attend the funeral of his younger brother on Thursday, prison authorities said. Zuma has been incarcerated at Estcourt prison since handing himself over to authorities on July 7 to serve a 15-month sentence. The prison is close to his rural home at…

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Calling them Bandits Wrong, Nigeria-Lawmaker Demands Namechange for Bandits

If bandits can bring down fighter jet, then they are more than being called ‘bandits’ — Rep     The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Army, Abdulrazak Namdas, on Thursday said if bandits could shoot down a fighter jet, there is more to their activities than being tagged banditry. Namdas spoke against the backdrop of the downing of an Alpha Jet of the Nigerian Air Force on Sunday. READ ALSO: Bandits Assasinate Nigeria’s Popular monarch Emir of Kontagora’s Son Why CBN should pay N100m Greenfield Students’ Ransom to Bandits…

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Court releases Igboho’s wife, remands YorubaAgitator in Benin Republic cell

Here are details of how Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Benin Republic and immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai (retd.), was pushing for the extradition of Igboho to the DSS headquarters in Abuja   The hearing of a case against the Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, lasted for more than six hours on Thursday at Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic. Igboho, who was arrested at Cadjèhoun Airport in Cotonou on Monday night, is being tried for immigration-related offences. READ ALSO: DSS…

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PIB: Buhari approved 5% for host communities, Minister slashed it — Senator

A former Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Henry Dickson, has exposed how the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, allegedly proposed 2.5 per cent operating surplus to Host Communities while President Muhammadu Buhari proposed 5 per cent in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Platforms Africa reports that the Senator made the revelation when he spoke with newsmen on the contentious issue on Thursday in Abuja. READ ALSO: Nigeria’s Oil Ministry Spent N98.4m to print PIB awareness leaflets -Senate Newly-Passed PIB Satanic, Unjust, N’Delta Leader Edwin Clark Thunders OPEC Throws…

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Only 3G could transmit election results effectively, NCC tells Reps

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC Friday honoured the invitation by House of Representatives as part of the steps to resolve stalemate over electronic transfer of election results. The raucous stalemate had arisen Thursday as Reps sought to finalise work on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.   READ ALSO: Report Nigeria recorded 3m new Lines in Q1 inaccurate – NCC DPR reacts to N1,000 per litre petrol price hike report Airtel’s Mobile Operating License Pending Renewal – NCC   The Commission was represented before the House members by the Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Engr. Ubale…

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DPR reacts to N1,000 per litre petrol price hike report

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said its attention has been drawn to the misinterpretation of the comments made by it regarding subsidy removal. Platforms  Africa reports that this follows an online publication stating that the price of PMS could rise up to N1,000/litre upon the subsidy removal without alternative energy. READ ALSO: DPR confirms Platforms Africa Exclusive Story on Shakeup, Deputy Directors NNPC embargoes Petrol Ex-Depot Price Hike for May, fourth time in 2021 Woman, mentally-challenged for 18 years, gives birth to twins in Lagos DPR wishes to state…

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Woman, mentally-challenged for 18 years, gives birth to twins in Lagos

  A middle-age woman, Bunmi Ademola, who has been suffering mental illness for 18 years, has given birth to two bouncing baby boys as a set of twins in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. The Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Agency on Monday presented cash and food items to  Shola Ademola whose mentally challenged sister gave birth to twin boys on July 12, at Alcel Hospital, Okokmaiko, Lagos. READ ALSO: UK Opens up as lawyer kicks on DSS refusal to let Nnamdi Kanu sign papers FAKE NEWS ALERT: Igboho ‘not yet released…

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Eyeball to eyeball: How AbdulRazaq, Saraki worshipped at same Eid ground

How supporters of the two heavyweights in Kwara politics took politics to Eid   Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State; former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; and Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe on Tuesday joined thousands of other Muslims who worshipped at the Eid praying ground in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The three prominent citizens observed the two raka’ats prayer to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. AbdulRazaq and Oloriegbe, who are in the same camp in the factionalised Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, are known political enemies of…

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