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Today's Headlines: Tears As Pastor Dare Adeboye Goes Home, Buhari Makes New Appointment

PHOTOS: Tears as Pastor Dare Adeboye goes home

The cleric was buried after a farewell Service at the Youth Centre, Redemption Camp, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo his wife, Faith as well as his son, Pastor David Oyedepo Jr led the galaxy of dignitaries at the funeral. He was later buried in the presence of friends, family and church members.

The third child of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, died last Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State where he was based with his family. The 42-old-year left behind his wife, Temiloluwa and three daughters.

Source: The Nation

Buhari Makes New Appointment 

The Federal Government has appointed Dr Abdulkarim Obaje, as the National Coordinator, Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES).

Mrs. Imaobong Udoh, Director of Information, Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning, said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

Udoh said the appointment was implemented for the 36 states of the Federation, including the FCT.

According to her, the appointment is endorsed by the World Bank, Nigeria Office and signed by the Minister of State, Finance Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Agba,

She quoted Agba as saying that the appointment was based on Obaje’s track record of service to previous World Bank supported programmes to the government.

She said while receiving the appointment letter, Obaje appreciated the Federal Government and the minister of state for finding him worthy of such highly esteemed national assignment.

Source: The Nation

JUST IN: Southern Governors Ban Open Grazing, Ask Buhari To Address Nigerians

Southern Governors have banned open grazing of cattle across states in the region and urged the President to address Nigerians on the state of the nation.

The Governors also called for the restructuring of the country to address increasing agitations in different parts of the nation, while restating their commitment to the unity of the country. The Governors stated these at the end of their meeting in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, on Tuesday.

Physically in attendance were the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; Rivers State Governor, Nysome Wike; Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi; Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun; Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano; Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; among others. They were received by the host, Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa.

Source: Channels

Breaking: Maiduguri under Boko Haram attacks as sporadic explosions rock parts of city

Suspected armed members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect have on Tuesday evening invaded some parts of Jiddari Polo near Federal High Court of Justice in Maiduguri the Borno state capital, as sounds of gunshots and explosions rocking the city.

Thousands of residents have fled into the heart of the city for safety as security forces engage the terrorists from wreaking havoc.

Source: Vanguard

Imo oil workers protest slash in salaries 

Scores of workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commissioner on Tuesday staged a protest in front of its office in Owerri over the slash in their salaries.

The workers, who clutched placards with various inscriptions to depict their plights, demanded an immediate end to what they called an outrageous cut in their monthly salaries.

The enraged workers said that no amount of intimidation and clampdown would stop them from demanding complete payment of their salaries.

The chairman of the oil workers, Comrade Chinedu Awuzie, and his welfare counterpart, Ifeanyi Adakwa, said; despite these intimidations by the government, ISOPADEC workers will always fight for their rights.

The chairman, Awuzie, disclosed that the slash in their salaries, started in 2020 when they were hit by a new policy by the state government.

Source: Punch

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