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Breaking News To Read On Monday 5th March 2018 In Nigeria

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Breaking News To Read On Monday 5th March 2018 In Nigeria

Top News To Read In Nigerian Newspapers On 5th March 2018 Being Monday

Top News To Read In Nigerian Newspapers On 5th March 2018 Being Monday.

 

Buhari Send Congratulatory massage to Onigbinde as he Clock 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to the Former Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Adegboye Onigbinde as he clocks 80, march 5th.

Buhari’s message to the esteemed former coach is contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday.

NAN reports that the president felicitated with the highly respected football coach and administrator, his family, friends and teeming fans, on the landmark of turning an octogenarian.

Tithing Is not Compulsory-Daystar Pastor, Sam Adeyemi

Sam Adeyemi, the The founder and General Overseer (G.O) of Daystar Christian Centre has added his voice to the ongoing debate on tithing.

You will recall that the popular OAP Daddy Freeze, has spark the discourse on the necessity of paying tithe.

According to This Day Live,  Freeze, has been the butt of insults and invectives from some of Nigeria’s foremost pastors. As far as the pastors are concerned, Daddy Freeze has no scriptural locus standi to advise people not to pay tithes. Particularly, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) took on the OAP. At a programme in a popular church in Omole, Ikeja, Lagos, mid-November last year, Pastor Ashimolowo called Daddy Freeze a drunk and wife beater.

 

FG Spends N771 Million To Build 80 Houses In Plateau – Official

The Federal Government is sinking N771 million into building 80 houses in Plateau under the Federal Housing Programmed (FHP), according to Mr Julius Olurinola, FHP Zonal Coordinator (North-Central).

Olurinola, who inspected work on the housing project located at Laminga village in Jos on Sunday, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that he was “very impressed” with the quality of work at the site.

 

He commended the Plateau government for donating the 5.04 hectares of land for the project, and particularly lauded its collaboration with the federal government to execute the project.

Olurinola urged the handlers of the project to keep up the good work, and also encouraged them to strive to meet the deadline for the completion of every unit.

Fire Destroys N1.2bn Worth Of Goods In Enugu Timber Market

Goods and shops in the Popular Timber market,  Kenyatta, Enugu state, estimated to worth about N1.2bn has been razed by fire.

This Day Live report that an eyewitness confirmed that the fire began to rage after the close of work on Friday night and raged into the midnight, with the effort of the men of the state fire service proving abortive.

Naija News gathered that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the State Emergency Management Agency visited the market late Friday night to coordinate activities of the fire-fighters.

2019: Enugu APC Endorses President Buhari For 2nd Term

The Enugu Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has endorsedPresident Muhammadu Buhari for the second time in office at the 2019 general election draws near.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that The unanimous decisions were taken during the state’s APC’s enlarged State Executive Council and stakeholders meeting held at the party’s secretariat in Enugu.

Naija News understand that the State Chairman of APC, Dr Ben Nwoye, while addressing the stakeholders of the party stated that the party would field candidate to all elective position.

BREAKING: President Buhari Leaves For Ghana Tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow depart Nigeria for the country of Ghana, for its 61st independence anniversary.

A statement released by the presidency and made available to Naija News  stated 

President @MBuhari will tomorrow, Monday, depart for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.”

Naija News learnt that President Buhari is the only foreign leader invited to the historic event as the Special Guest of Honour, as well as the only foreign guest scheduled to address the gathering.

Buhari is expected to use the unique opportunity to reaffirm the long-standing warm relations between the peoples and governments of both nations.

We Will Not Provide Ranches To Enforce Anti-Grazing Law – Governors

The governors of Benue, Taraba and Ekiti State have stated that they would not heed the call by the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris to create ranches for herdsmen before enforcing the Anti Grazing Law put in place by the States, insisting that the Police boss has no right to tell them how to make the legislation work.

During a separate interview with Sunday Punch, Gov. Samuel Ortom (Benue); Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti) and Darius Ishaku (Taraba) opposed the advice by the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to create ranches before they commence the implementation of the anti-grazing Law, asking the Police Boss to implement the law instead of giving them lectures on how to pacify the herdsmen.

Naija News  Gov. Ayodele Fayose speaking through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said that Ekiti State Government would not heed IGP’s advice.

“The Inspector-General of Police has no choice than to obey the laws made by any state. It is the duty of the police to enforce the law. Cattle rearing is regarded as a private business and it is not the duty of the governors to provide land for the herders.

Python Dance 2, Crocodile Smile 2 Successful – Nigerian Army

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Army, said Python Dance 2 and Crocodile Smile 2 exercises were successfully conducted.He said that the exercises, which were part of training activities of the army in 2017, helped to curtail criminal activities and other crimes in the country.

Udoh stated this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) celebration of the Army, which ended late on Saturday in Dodan Barracks, Lagos.

 

He said that WASA was one of the ways of keeping the traditions of the army, explaining that it was usually organised to mark the end of a training year and beginning of another one.

“The 2017 training activities, though challenging, were very intensive in the Nigerian Army and in 81 Division for that matter.

“All the exercises programmed for the year were successfully held as scheduled. Exercises like Python Dance 2 and Crocodile Smile 2 were successfully conducted,’’ he said.

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