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RCCG 65th Convention Kicks Off
The 65th annual convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God has kicked off at the Redemption Camp which is located in Ogun State. The convention which is scheduled to last till Sunday will be held in the new 3km auditorium and will witness a huge number of people. The General Overseer Pastor E.A. Adeboye will lead other men of God.
Suspects in Anambra Church Killings Arrested
About 79 suspects believed to have been involved in the massacre which took place in Ozubulu, Anambra State have been arrested. The attack which led to the death of scores of people is believed to be over a drug deal involving one of the main donors at the catholic church where the incident occurred on Sunday.
Resume or Resign, Groups Urge Buhari
A coalition of civil society groups led by the popular Charly boy have staged protests in Lagos urging the ailing president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari to either resume office or resign. This folows recent trips by governors and elder statesmen to the president in the Abuja House, London.
Gunmen Kidnap Lagos-Bound Passengers in Rivers State
It is another sad news as gunmen were said to have kidnapped about 16 passengers just outside Port-harcout in the early hours of Monday morning. The passengers who were on a bus belonging to the very reliable transport company ‘God is Good Motors’ were intercepted and led into the bush by suspected militants.
Badoo: Cult Group Activity Persist
The notorious cult group Badoo have continued incessant attacks in Ikorodu environs despite efforts to curb them. You’ll recall the Nigerian Police were said to have apprehended a 51 year old involved in the killing of a couple Mr. and Mrs. Adejare and their children. This came at a time when relative peace had been restored to the Ikorodu environs. According to eye witnesses, the attack which took place at Oke-Ota, Ibeshe was a gory sight.
Northern Youths Insist Igbo Must Leave North Come October 1
Despite the peaceful meeting which took place over the weekend with the chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Alh. Kashim Shetimma. The arewa youths have refused to withdraw the quit notice issued to Igbos in the northern part of Nigeria. This was just as Shetiima tried to convince his counterparts to curb the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the Southeast.
More Advances in Nations Banking Sector
New Entrant to the Nigerian Fintech industry “Remita” is creating waves with its new mobile app features which allow users to integrate their various mobile platforms on one interface. According to a leading expert at SystemSpecs who manages Remita, a total of about 8 banks have signed up already on the new platform.
FG Recommences Amnesty Program for Militants
Following the meeting between Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) behind closed doors in the Aso Rock. The FG is set to recommence the amnesty program for militants including the abductors of the Lagos school pupils.
CBN Pumps $195m into Forex Market
Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N365 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.
9mobile has announced new tariffs the company is introducing. This is as there are reports that several telecommunications giants such as Vodacom, BUA, Virgin and more may be developing interest in the rebranded 9mobile. This is just as Etisalat has successfully pulled out of operations in Nigeria owing to a huge debt profile recorded in about nine commercial banks in the country.