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Iyanuoluwa Sunkanmi is an engineering graduate from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. Iyanuoluwa Sunkanmi is a writer on Kemi Filani News. Writing is something I enjoy doing alongside my Engineering tasks for the day!. You can reach Iyanu Oluwasunkanmi - Tel:+2347061000090 Address: 68 Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

A State Government hospital, Diete Koki Memorial Hospital, located along Opolo Road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state has been raided by some unknown gunmen. The gunmen reportedly stormed the hospital around 3am and successfully carted away cash and valuables belonging to doctors on duty and patients. Doctor Okeleghel Awudumapu who narrated his ordeal to Nigerian Tribune, said the two-man gang took him unaware while he was returning from his call room. Doctor Awudumapu said his belongings and that of patients from the labour ward and their family members were all carted away. Reacting to the incident, the Medical Director, Dr Emmanuel…

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One 65 year old Joseph Ugbene, a native of Egede, in the Udi council area of Enugu State, who recently made headlines for returning to school to acquire secondary education has now revealed why he did. According to him, he went back to school because his children laughed at him when he spoke English and mixed up his tenses. Read excerpts from his chat with PUNCH Newspaper: He said, “I was in class one in secondary school when the civil war broke out and after the war, things changed. I had no means of going back to school because my…

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Founder of Citadel Global Community Church (formerly Latter Rain Assembly), Pastor Tunde Bakare has queried Bishop Oyedepo of Winners’ Chapel for always “making noise” about his private jets. Speaking during a TVC programme with Sam Omatseye tagged ‘The Big Talk’ on Saturday, Bakare said he and Oyedepo have differences in doctrines but it does not make them enemies. The former presidential candidate said he and Oyedepo were on a plane one time and another brother was coming over to greet him, but on seeing them together, he froze. “There is (a) difference between issues and persons. We can defend the…

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that despite being a Christian, he bluntly refused to use government’s fund to complete a Christian Association of Nigeria building in Abuja while he was President between May 1999 and May 2007. He revealed this on Friday while speaking during the Book Launch and 85th Birthday of Eminence Prelate Sunday Mbang of the Methodist Church Nigeria held at the Admiralty Centre, Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos State. The former president, who was the Convener of the programme in honour of Mbang, described the former president of the Christian Association of Nigeria as a lover…

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I know a lot of things are running through your mind right now. Before I go on, I’ll like to say upfront that whatever I say is not legal advice and should not be seen as such. I’m only speaking in my capacity as an Intimacy Consultant and Wife Coach. That being said, I understand that you feel terrible and betrayed by this discovery. I don’t know what you saw or heard that brought you to this conclusion but here you are. I should say this on a side note: If you sneaked around your husband’s private things, then you also have things that need…

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The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said Nigeria will start the production of airplanes before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.Sirika stated this after he paid an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary. According to a statement by the ministry’s spokesman, James Odaudu, the minister said, “If we venture with them, we may start with assembling plant and later manufacturing.”Sirika said the Magnus aircraft is lightweight, good for military training, has an aerobatic manoeuvre and is made of high-strength composite materials. The plane, he added, uses normal car petrol and outperforms any training aircraft…

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Big Brother Naija housemate and professional dancer, Liquorose, during a task in the reality show on Tuesday opened on how she battled depression for about four months to the reality show. According to Liquorose, she didn’t go for dance auditions and was depressed for four months because someone told her she wasn’t meant to be a dancer. She said: “I was depressed for four months before Big Brother. “I went for audition and someone said to me ‘Rose, dance is not meant for you’ then I stopped going for auditions and was depressed for four months before Big Brother.” Meanwhile,…

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Many Nigerians would have d*ed from s*ic*de due to harsh economic realities in the country but for the church, Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr Paul Enenche, has said.Enenche stated this during a sermon at his church’s headquarters, Glory Dome, Abuja. “Thank God for Church, otherwise many people would have k*lled themselves since. If they say there was s*ic*de, just imagine what will happen if not for Church.Living in a kind of country we are living and in the part of the world we are living, the only thing that has kept us alive and kept us well…

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Full text of Archbishop Margaret Idahosa speech on Bishop David Oyedepo at CGMI, MEGACON tagged ‘FOCUS ON CHRIST’. A father, a partner, a Bishop, an Overseer is here. And he is here to impact your life. When I came from America, he called me and said Mum, when you land Lagos, the jet will be waiting for you to take you to Benin. And true to the fact, I landed, the jet I didn’t buy, I didn’t spend any money, I didn’t know where it came from, was parked at Murtala Mohammed airport with red carpet. Anybody that says prosperity…

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Aliona Okoye, the daughter of Peter and lola omotayo Okoye has chosen the career path, which is flying a plane. Sharing a video of Aliona in a cubic during their recent trip to San Fransciso, California, excited mum Lola Omotayo wrote “Guess who wants to be a pilot???#california #myloves #atpeace” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lola Omotayo-Okoye (@lolaomotayo_okoye) In January 2021, when Aliona turned 8, Omolola Omotayo wrote “Today my heart smiles because it is our daughter Aliona’s 8th Birthday. Happy Birthday my precious baby. We love you so much. You are an incredible blessing in…

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Ahead of their wedding on August 20, Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, and his bride-to-be Princess Zahra Ado-Bayero have released pre-wedding photos. Kemi Filani reports that the lovebirds will be joined in holy matrimony in Kano. Top personalities and politicians are expected at the wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the emir of Bichi Nasir Ado-Bayero. Some governors earlier visited the monarch’s elder brother who is the emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero to formalise plans. In late July, the couple held a polo tournament in preparation for what is expected to be the wedding of the…

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It is no longer News that thairman of LAGOS NURTW, M.C. Oluomo has been attending a lot of major parties across Lagos and the South West in recent times. As a matter of fact, Seye Kehinde of City People reports that over the last one year or so, he has become a super celebrity whose name is always on the list of top celebrities to be invited to A-Class parties and many women beg him almost on a daily basis to attend their events. Popularly known as MC Oluomo, hs real name is Musiliu Akinsanya and he is the Head…

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Nollywood has yet again been thrown into another mourning state following the death of actress Doris Chima who lost her long battled with breast cancer over the weekend.Kemi Filani reports that she was diagnosed with the ailment in 2020 and her breast was cut off to prevent further damage. She was a foundation member of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and former vice chairperson of Lagos AGN.Lagos. While confirming her demise, the chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos state chapter, Emeka Rising Ibe, said he is still in shock over the sad incident as Chima was a dedicated…

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Dr Ayotunde Alao, a lecturer at the Kwara State University whose nick name is ‘the only MC with PhD’ is dead. The popular and ever vibrant entertainer died in an auto crash en route Lagos from Ilorin on Saturday. Apart from being a Celebrity lecturer, Dr Ayotunde Alao was the first male MC with a PhD in Nigeria. Mourning him, the Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq described his death as a tragic loss to humanity, calling him a great citizen, a fine teacher, and a humanist who lived a purposeful life. The Governor in his condolence message to the family…

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Multiple award winning entertainer, Beyonce, will be turning 40 in a few weeks and she has gone down the memory lane in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar published on Tuesday. Read excerpts below: “I started taking voice lessons from an opera singer at nine. By 10 I had already recorded at least 50 or 60 songs in the recording studio.” She said. With 28 wins and holding the record as the most nominated female artiste in Grammy’s history, Beyoncé also revealed in the interview that she thought her career was over after she developed vocal injury due to singing for…

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29 year old Big Brother Naija housemate Whitemoney during a diary session on the show on Tuesday, declared that sweeping and cooking are not his strategy to survive eviction from the show. Putting his chances of surviving Sunday’s eviction at 70 percent, Whitemoney said fans might think his constant cooking and sweeping in the house is a survival strategy. He, however, said he was trained that way and that he was just being himself. Whitemoney named Maria and Pere as the two people who nominated him for eviction. He said he knew that the two were the wildcards on the…

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Nigerian Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist, Ese Brume, has dedicated her medal to Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners’ Chapel.Before leaping to her first Olympic medal with a jump of 6.97m, she could be seen saying “God of David Oyedepo, I want to do this.”Speaking after her win, she said she was dedicating her first Olympic medal to Bishop Oyedepo, her coach, Kayode Gaya, and her family. “This medal means a lot to me. It doesn’t matter the colour. First I dedicate it to Bishop Oyedepo and I plan to decorate him with the medal later”, she said amidst sobs and wiping her…

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One of the tyres of an Air Peace passenger plane, B737-500 aircraft with registration number 5N-BQR, 66 passengers and six crew members from Abuja burst after landing at the Ilorin Airport in Kwara State on Friday, causing panic. The airline released a statement on Saturday to debunk reports that the plane crashed or crash-landed. “We can confirm that the aircraft in question landed safely but had a minimal tyre burst while taxing. This debunks all the mischievously headlined reports circulating online, which should be disregarded,” the statement read. “Our aircraft neither crashed nor crash-landed in Ilorin or in any place…

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The Federal Government has extended the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification from July 26, 2021 to October 31, 2021.The Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke, made this known in a joint statement on Sunday, July 25. According to the statement, “The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to October 31, 2021.The decision to extend the deadline was made following a request by stakeholders to accommodate registration in hard-to-reach remote areas, foreigners and diplomatic missions, diaspora and address low enrolments in…

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Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, in a new set of released prophecies for Nigeria has foreseen a border crisis in some African countries which will inflate the price of imported rice to N45,000. Primate Ayodele’s prophecies were contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Media Office. According to the clergyman: ‘‘There will be a border crisis in some African countries which the Lord has shown me. Nigeria and the Benin Republic will have issues which will affect free trade between them, it will need the intervention of ECOWAS to be resolved. This will affect…

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