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Today's Headlines: Confusion Trails Atiku, Soludo’s Campaign Posters, NIMC Registers 1.2m Nigerians

Confusion trails Atiku, Soludo’s campaign posters in Abuja

The sudden appearance of the campaign posters bearing the picture of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and that of an erstwhile governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, is currently generating controversy among members of the All Progressive Grand Alliance.

Soludo, is the favoured choice of the APGA leadership as candidate of the party for the Anambra Governorship election scheduled for November this year.

Igangan Attack: South West Govs Approve Joint Operations For Amotekun 

South West Governors have approved joint operations for the Western Nigeria Security Network, better known as Amotekun.

Naija News reports that this development is coming after 15 people were reportedly killed in an attack by gunmen at Igangan town, Oyo state, on Saturday.

In a statement issued on Sunday, Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum and Ondo governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, said the region is ready to defend the lives and property of 

its people against any external attack.

NIMC registers 1.2m Nigerians in Bauchi 

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has so far registered 1.2 million Nigerians into the National Identity Database and has issued them with the National Identification Number (NIN) in Bauchi.

Malam Isa Abdulmumin, NIMC Bauchi state coordinator, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria NAN in Bauchi.

He said the exercise has recorded a great turnout.

Why I Didn't Acquire Private Jet Like Other Pastors — Father Mbaka

Founder and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has explained why he refused to acquire a private jet like other pastors.

The cleric maintained that he will never be silent on the many killings and bloodshed going on in the country. 

He said, ”His children are suffering. Is this not Jesus who said, give them something to eat. We are ministers of God. It is not that Father Mbaka cannot fly jet but what am I doing with jet when my people have no job and no food to eat?

I Saw 6 Angels Lift T.B Joshua’s Dead Body From Earth – Pastor

video of a Nigerian pastor, identified as Apostle Paul M.E prophesying about pastor T.B Joshua’s death last month has surfaced on the internet. 

Naija News earlier reported that Nigerian televangelist and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (alias TB Joshua) has reportedly died.

It was gathered that TB Joshua, 57, died in Lagos on Saturday evening after concluding a programme at his church in Ikotun. A family source revealed that an official statement that is still being prepared will be released to newsmen.

Police confirm 11 people killed in Oyo

The police in Oyo State have confirmed the death of 11 people in an attack on Igangan community in Ibarapa area of the state.

The police in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday by its spokesperson, Adewale Osifeso, said several properties were also destroyed during the late Saturday attack.

“On 5th June 2021 at about 2310hrs, suspected armed bandits in their numbers invaded Igangan Community in the dead of the night to unleash mayhem on unsuspecting members therein.

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