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Man donates Nigeria’s old £1 as offering during church service (photos)

A Nigerian man reportedly donated Nigeria’s old £1 as offering during his church service

Actually, Nigeria once used foreign currencies as official money before changing to the naira notes that we have now.

Nigeria’s old £1 as offering during church

A young lady Identified as @Reetah_kay on Twitter, has taken to social media to share pictures of the old ‘one pound’ Nigerian man dropped in an offering basket.

She disclosed that the currency was used between 1907 and 1973. She further wondered how that person would have kept such a currency for a very long time and then dropped it in the offering basket recently.

Her post reads:
“After Sunday service those counting the money did their work and guess what they found? ‘Nigeria’s own One Pound’ I mean ‘one pound’ used between d year 1907 and 1973… Now my question is, how did dis person manage to keep dis currency till date?”

Nigeria’s old £1 as offering during church
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Payporte staff not paid salary in months – pension and tax not remitted in years

Some months ago, January to be precise, a certain Twitter account, made claims about PayPorte, one of the most popular e-Commerce Companies in Nigeria owing months of salaries.

Many felt this was a rumour, because there was no identity to the person and the account, but we are here to tell you it was no rumour. It was the truth. We are the Ex PayPorte Staff and we are seeking justice. Real people who will reveal ourselves in due time.

We are a group of former employees who have had enough! We hereby bring to the notice of the Labour union, FIRS, PENCOM, Media and general public the injustice and inhumane treatment going on at PAYPORTE GLOBAL SYSYEMS, owned by Eyo Bassey Francis official sponsors of the Big Brother Naija show.

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God heals me when I smoke marijuana, I don’t go to hospital – Calabar cripple

In a chat with Vanguardngr, a physically-challenged waste collector in Calabar, Cross River State, Effanga Francis Umoh, has revealed that he does not go to hospital when sick, but drinks native herbs and smokes marijuana to get cured. .
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Umoh, who serves as refuse disposal agent to the market women, revealed that it was lack of money that pushed him into using marijuana as medical therapy. .
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Unlike other refuse disposal agents in the market, who log waste baskets on their heads, in wheelbarrows or trucks, Umoh shuffles his king-size basket filled with waste to point of disposal, while crawling on his buttocks. .
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His words: “The money the market women pay to pack their refuse cannot even buy me enough food to eat and igbo (marijuana) to cool my body, so which one do I take to the hospital for...

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Policeman killed during fight over burial food in Delta

A policeman identified as Imomoh, died over the weekend during a clash between the youth and a team of soldiers drafted to maintain peace at the burial reception in honour of a 111-years-old woman in Boboroku community of Jesse.

According to reports, there was rowdiness during the sharing of food and drinks, and in the process some of the youth allegedly made attempts to disarm two soldiers, who had tried to restore orderliness.

One person was reportedly shot on the leg as others sustained various degrees of injuries in the melee that ensued, while the windscreen and windows of at least five cars, including one hilux belonging to the soldiers, were also destroyed by the youths who went berserk over the incident.

According to vanguardngr, the late policeman, who resides in the community, was said to have tried to intervene during the rowdy session between the soldiers and the youths.

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