‘£35k Each,’ 100 Churches For Sale in Scotland

Church of Scotland has lost a million members since 2001 and the majority of Scots now say they have no religion,” Read-for-yourself statement of the Church’s spokesman on what he described as a “painful” move   The Church of Scotland is selling 100 historic buildings to free up funds after a drastic decline in the number of worshippers and ministers. Churches, plots of land and former council houses, some dating back to the 1700s, have been listed for sale at prices ranging from £35,000 in what the Church has described…

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We’d Have Run Away If We Knew What We Were Going Into, Dangote Bares It All

  ‘It was very, very, very tough… I feel proud as an African that I’ve been able to prove that it can be done and we have done it.” . ‘PMS will flow from refinery by the third week of July,’ Aliko explains how Africa Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA agreement can work     Aliko Dangote On CNN So, if Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, and Africa’s richest man, says, in retrospect, that had he known the grand scope of what he was getting…

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FATHERS OBEY…, By Dorcas Sanni Ojelabi

“When the mother transits perhaps the highest that can happen to the children is to die from food starvation or maltreatment from new step mothers but with the death of a father, children born into glory are stripped off their powers into a life of penury.”   On a bright sunny morning in the month of June while bathing my less than two months old baby, an unknown number was trying to reach me on my mobile phone. I couldn’t answer immediately because my hands were still wet but the…

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“Tears, Duas,” 2 Million Pilgrims Pray on Mount Arafat in Hajj Climax

“Sacred point where Adam and Eve were first reunited on earth after expulsion from Paradise,” Five Things Muslims Believed about Mount Arafat.   About two million Muslims on Saturday ascended the Mount Arafat, the high-point and most tasking day of the annual Hajj rites. Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports confirmed that up until Monday, June 10, the number of pilgrims that entered the Kingdom through the air, land and sea ports reached 1,547,295. This is asides hundreds of thousands of foreigners and citizens that later joined from outside and…

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PREPARE: Public Holidays Nigeria Will Declare In June

You need to plan your engagements in Nigeria for the month of June? Here is the list of official off-work days in Africabiggest economy   Nigerians are gearing up for an eventful June as the federal government has announced a public holiday for Democracy Day and is expected to announce the Eid-el-Kabir holidays in the coming days. Democracy Day, marked annually on June 12, celebrates Nigeria’s return to democratic governance in 1999 and commemorates the historical June 12, 1993, elections. Dr. Tunji-Ojo confirmed that Wednesday, June 12, 2024, will be…

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Female Lawyer Weds Man She ‘Helped’ His Wife To Divorce

. ‘She handled divorce case for me, snatched my husband two weeks after the process’ ex-wife in tears, shared how she ‘learnt bitter lesson’   A Nigerian woman has cried out after she learnt her ex-husband married her lawyer. The post-divorce story was shared on Facebook by Ojong Agbor. According to Ojong, the lawyer had handled the lady’s divorce case. Two weeks after handling their divorce process, she tied the knot with the woman’s ex-husband. READ ALSO Mother Dragged To Court For ‘Assault’ On Vice Principal Nigerian Tribunal Slams N150m…

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Sunday, June 16 Is Eid, Saturday Is Arafat Day – Saudi

. Dhul-Hijjah 1445 crescent sighted, Islamic New Year calendar out The crescent moon, signalling the start of Dhul-Hijjah 1445 AH-2024, was sighted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Thursday, June 6. Consequently, Friday, June 7, will mark the beginning of the holy month, and Eid Al Adha will be observed on Sunday, June 16. This indicates that the Hajj pilgrimage for 1445 AH-2024 will commence on Friday, June 14, with the day of Arafah falling on Saturday, June 15. It is noteworthy that the Supreme Court had called…

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Nigerian Pilgrims Attempting to Smuggle ‘cocaine’ to Saudi Busted

‘NDLEA gives details of an Oshodi Hotel raid in which the intending Alhajis were caught red-handed + their names   In a decisive raid on the Emerald Hotel in Oshodi, Lagos State, operatives from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) intercepted four individuals attempting to smuggle cocaine to Saudi Arabia. The suspects, intending pilgrims to the ongoing Hajj, were caught ingesting cocaine wraps ahead of their flight on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. READ ALSO: Woman Declared Dead Is Found Alive At Funeral Home Hajj 2024: How Lagos Male Pilgrim…

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Labour Suspends Strike For Five Days

“Not yet uhuru,” what President of the Trade Union Congress, Festus Osifo, wants Nigerians to know about the latest on industrial action Organised Labour has suspended its nationwide strike for five days to give room for uninterrupted meeting with the tripartite committee on the new national minimum wage. The President of the Trade Union Congress, Festus Osifo, disclosed development this to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. Osifo spoke after the organs of Organised Labour met in Abuja on Tuesday following a position presented to it by the Federal Government team…

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‘He Flew His Wife Out For Medical,’ How Ex-EFCC Chair Lamorde Died In Egypt

“(Now) his corpse will be brought to Nigeria on Monday for Janaza (Islamic burial),” sad details of the kidney stone that killed former Chair of the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency   A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde died about three hours ago of kidney stone. Lamorde, a report by The Nation newspaper showed, gave up in a hospital in Egypt during a procedure to remove the stone. Platforms Africa reports that Lamorde was born on the 20th of December 1962 in Mubi, Adamawa State.…

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