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VIDEO NEWS: Archbishop of Canterbury admits he has doubts about God

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Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God

Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God. In an interview with BBC Bristol the leader of the Church of England said he doubted in “lots of different ways”. He said: “There are moments, sure, when you think, ‘Is there a God?’ ‘Where is God?’” The archbishop […]

Osun Set For Referendum On Proposed LCDAs

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The Osun Independent Electoral Commission, OSIEC, has disclosed readiness to conduct referendum on the proposed creation of new 27 local council development Areas, LCDAs, in the state. Appearing before members of the state House of Assembly, the OSIEC chairman, Olusegun Oladitan, said the commission was ready to hold the referendum, but was only waiting for […]

Nigeria’s $9.3M Scandal: Arms Meant For Armed Forces, Niger Delta Militants or Boko Haram? – Analysis In Numbers

$9.3m cash seized in S-Africa

$1m is conservatively N163m. so, $9.3m is N1,514,502,583.61 at today’s exchange rate of $1 : N163. It means almost N2 billion cash found its way out of Nigeria in two private jets. And the jets took off from Abuja. Reports are suggesting one of the jets belong to Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) president, Ayo […]

$9.3 Million Scandal: Nigerian Officials Blame U.S. For Exposing Arms Deal In South Africa

$9.3m cash seized in S-Africa

The Nigerian government opted for a discreet purchase of arms with cash as a desperate measure after the American government allegedly blocked all legitimate arms order made by the military, ‎high ranking military officers and top administration officials have told newsmen. The Nigerian government had on Tuesday admitted that it owned the $9.3million cash smuggled […]

Hard time for T.B Joshua…South Africa sends team as Synagogue death toll increases everyday

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Eighty bodies have been retrieved from the rubble of the collapsed Synagogue Church guest house in Lagos – as at 6p.m. yesterday. The death toll rose from 63 announced by emergency workers on Tuesday. More bodies are still believed to be trapped in the wreckage as South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that […]

IN DETAILS: How Scotland’s independence may affect Nigeria

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In this piece, ENIOLA AKINKUOTU speaks to experts on the implication of the Scottish independence referendum for Nigeria Forty seven years ago, a civil war erupted in Africa’s most populous nation after the South-East declared itself as the Republic of Biafra. The war, which lasted for two and a half years, was fostered by the […]

THIS IS REALLY REVEALING! Islam and the “Killing of Innocents”…A MUST READ

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“No religion condones the killing of innocents.” — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. “Islam is a religion of peace.” — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. “There is a place for violence in Islam. There is a place for jihad in Islam.” — U.K. Imam Anjem Choudary, CBN News, April 5, […]

Nigerian Government Finally Admits Ownership Of ‘Undeclared’ $9.3M Meant For Arms Purchase

Preisident of FRN, Goodluck Jonathan and CAN president, Ayo Oritsejafor

The Nigerian government has opened talks with South Africa after an aircraft conveying $9.3m cash from Abuja, allegedly for arms purchase, was seized by the South African authorities. Two Nigerians and an Israeli aboard the airplane were detained and are facing investigations for transporting the huge amount into South Africa. It emerged on Tuesday that […]

Ebola: President Jonathan Finally Reacts To NUT’s Resolution Over Resumption Date

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President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) to shelve its plan to embark on strike in protest against government’s directive that schools should resume on September 22. The NUT had maintained that it would be unsafe for schools to resume on September 22 until the country was completely rid of […]

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THURSDAY, 18TH SEPTEMBER 2014 EDITION

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