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Today's Headlines: 56 Million Nigerians With Registered NIN, Wike Reacts To IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order

56 Million Nigerians With Registered NIN –NIMC

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The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission, Prof Aziz Aliyu, has revealed that 56 million Nigerians have been registered into the NIMC database with their National Identity Number.

He said this on Monday at the virtual launch of a new national policy and four digital projects.Photo Credit: Google

“As of today, NIMC has been able to register 56 million Nigerians with their NIN and that has been possible since Dr Isa Pantami took over as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in October 2020.

Wike Reacts To IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Monday said the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) cannot issue a sit-at-home order to the people of Rivers State.

Wike stated this on Channels Television’s Politics Today, adding that Rivers is a South-South state and not one of the South-Eastern states. IPOB had through its spokesperson, Emma Powerful said human and vehicular movements would be restricted across the South-East on Monday to mark the 54th anniversary of Biafra.

We’ll Win Terror War With New Tactics, Says COAS.Photo Credit: Leadership

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya, said the Nigerian Army under his watch will defeat terrorism with modern processes, strategies and tactics.

Maj Gen Yahaya stated this on Monday

during a meeting with principal staff officers, field commanders and general officers commanding (GOCs) at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.

The COAS pledged to provide exemplary leadership to the Nigerian Army and serve as a rallying point for officers and soldiers while widely consulting with critical stakeholders.

NNPC to acquire stake in six private refineries.Photo Credit: The Guardian

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Monday said there is no going back on acquiring equity in six private refineries which are being developed in the country.

The state oil firm said acquiring equity in the private refineries is important for national energy security.

A spokesman for the corporation, Kennie Obateru, in a statement noted that the move was in line with plans by the Federal Government.

Daddy Freeze Reacts As Man Challenges Him To Heal A Mad Man In Lucifer’s Name.Photo Credit: Naija News

Controversial media personality Daddy Freeze has slammed Nigerian man who urged him to heal a mad man with the name of lucifier

This comes after the 44-years-old, via instagram opined that praying in the name or title ‘Lucifer’ is more potent than praying in the name your colonial masters gave you.

He wrote; I declare to you today that praying in the name or title ‘Lucifer’ is more potent than praying in the name your colonial masters gave your savior. Jesus has NO meaning in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Latin or English, while Lucifer’ on the other hand means ‘light bringer’ as used in the original Latin scriptures quoted below, correctly translated from the Greek word ‘φωσφόρος’ which has the 100 percent exact same meaning as Lucifer. Below, you can clearly see a well documented instance of Peter calling Christ ‘Lucifer’ in the Latin Bible and ‘φωσφόρος’ in the Greek Bible.

Lagos partners EbonyLife, Kaffy for EkoDance.Photo Credit: Vanguard

Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and EbonyLife Place partnered with Imagneto, the dance company founded and led by popular dancer, choreographer and entrepreneur Dr Kafayat ‘Kaffy’ Shafau, to stage a live dance extravaganza, EkoDance. The event which held on Tuesday 25th May 2021 was aimed at creating greater awareness of the importance of dance in Nigerian culture, and giving a platform to some of the most exciting dance companies from Lagos and beyond.

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