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FULL LIST: Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged them to direct all memos to his Chief of Staff Abba Kyari.

The president retained the portfolio of Minister of Petroleum Resources, while Timipre Sylva was announced as Minister of State for Petroleum.

Babatunde Fashola who was the Minister of Power, Works and Housing was stripped off the Power portfolio, as Saleh Mamman who was nominated from Taraba now occupies the position, while Goddy Agba is the Minister of State for Power.

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Ohaneze Ndigbo youth wing condemns IPOB attack on Ekweremadu

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths Worldwide has taken a swipe at the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over their alleged attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike  Ekweremadu, in Germany.

Ekweremadu was reportedly attacked on Saturday by a group, which claimed to be IPOB members, at Nuremberg, Germany during a New Yam festival organised by Igbos.

In a reaction, the leader of the youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Arthur Uchenna-Obiorah, in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Awka, described the incident as unfortunate.

Uchenna-Obiorah warned that Igbo youths would not tolerate such a barbaric act from irate youths that might want to hide under any disguise to abuse its leaders.

He described as unnecessary, the attack on Ekweremadu, whose clear antecedents and activities to end the marginalisation of Ndigbo, he said, were well-known to everybody.

He stated, “As a body, we condemn the attack in strong terms and demand an unreserved apology from the leadership of IPOB group for assaulting one of the most celebrated Igbo icons.” Read more

GTBank Releases 2019 Half Year Audited Results, Reports Profit before Tax of N115.8Billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the half year ended June 30, 2019 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.

The half year result shows positive growth across key financial metrics and reflects GTBank’s leading position as one of the best managed financial institutions in Africa. The Bank reported a Profit before Tax of N115.8billion, representing a growth of 5.6% over N109.6billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2018. The Bank’s loan book grew by 1.0% from N1.262trillion recorded as at December 2018 to N1.274trillion in June 2019 and customer deposits increased by 6.3% to N2.418trillion from N2.274trillion in December 2018.

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Sanwo-Olu transmits final list of Commissioners, SAs to Assembly for screening

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly.

This is coming four weeks after the Governor sent the first batch of the list to the lawmakers for screening.

Thirteen Commissioner- and Special Adviser-designates made the second list, which had already been transmitted to the legislature.

A statement by the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said the second list had names of accomplished politicians and technocrats who “understand the current need of Lagos” and the development agenda of the Governor.

The Governor’s media aide said the selection process was rigorous, because of the need to constitute the best team that would serve Lagos in line with the Sanwo-Olu administration’s vision of delivering a city-state that will rank among the top most liveable cities in the world.

Below are names in the second batch of nominees:





5. MR. JOE IGBOKWE Read more

Thanksgiving Service – RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 7) #AndGodSaid

Plenary Session 10 (Thanksgiving Service)

Topic: Many Mansions

Text: John 14:1-3.

Speaker: Pastor Johnson Odesola | @pastorjfodesola

God is concerned about our wellbeing, our future, our tomorrow.
There’s no mansion on earth compared to what our father has prepared for us.

Our Heavenly home with many mansions is:

1. A well set up home. God Himself is the builder.

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Emirates brings spirit of Eid to all its customers

mirates is bringing the generosity and spirit of Eid Al Adha to all its customers with a special inflight offering from the 11th to the 14th of August.

Eid Al Adha is one of the most significant dates in the Islamic calendar, and one of the holiest celebrations. The name translates to ‘festival of the sacrifice,’ and it marks the end of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. Around the world, Eid Al Adha is usually celebrated with loved ones.

To celebrate the getting together of family and friends, an Eid menu with a touch of Middle Eastern hospitality will be served on board the Emirates A380 lounge. This includes Arabic coffee, a date cake and a selection of Emirati pastries. Chocolates in a specially designed Eid box from UAE- based gourmet chocolatiers, Forrey & Galland, will also be served to all customers in premium classes on all routes.

A special menu with Arabic flavours will be introduced during the celebrations for customers in all classes. Depending on the route, customers in Economy Class could sample Emirates’ signature dish, a Chicken or Lamb Machbous, and enjoy a date cake for dessert.

In First and Business Class, customers have the choice of Lamb or Chicken Ouzi, a rice dish popular in the Gulf where the meat is slow cooked with roasted nuts and raisins. A special Emirati-style King Fish with rice will also be offered select routes in Africa and Europe. These mains are complemented with an Arabic salad and premium customers can also choose from various Arabic desserts including chocolate fondant with labneh ice cream, date and almond nammoura made from semolina, or khabees served with Arabic coffee sauce and pistachio cream.

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Breastfeeding key to producing geniuses -Paediatrician

Emeka Nwaolisah, Consultant Paediatrician, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri,
says women who abstain from breastfeeding their children are not only unfair to the child but the society.

Nwaolisah told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that “breastfeeding is key to producing geniuses as children.”

He explained that some women refuse to breastfeed their children because they believe that their breast would sag.

He, however, added that “the breast will naturally sag whether women breastfeed or not, it comes with age and nature.

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LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 1 Evening) – House Fellowship Leaders Meet #AndGodSaid

Ooni empowers 1,000 fashion designers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Saturday empowered no fewer than 1,000 fashion designers and charged them to be hardworking in their chosen career.

The Ooni gave the charge during the maiden edition of Ojaja Fashion Training Graduation  at his palace in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Oba Ogunwusi thanked God for giving him the grace to contribute his own quota to the progress and growth of the beneficiaries who were mostly youths.

He condemned the rate at which crimes were increasing daily in the society, a situation he attributed to lack of jobs.

“Unemployment and none availability of helper for the less privileged have led most of our youths to take to prostitution, drug trafficking, kidnapping,internet fraud and the removal of human  organs for  rituals.

He said, “We need to put all hands on deck to assist the youth  academically and in vocational training, saying government alone cannot do it.”

The royal father also  condemned the rate at which the nation’s population was increasing daily without the provision of commensurate jobs .

He congratulated the parents, guardians and the graduands for the success of the training, and appealed to them not to abuse the opportunities given to them.

Also, Samuel Olaoluwa, the Coordinator of the programme, acknowledged God for the grace to coordinate the institute.

He noted that youths from across the country benefitted from the training, and urged other philanthropists to emulate the Ooni’s good gestures.

Also, the National President of the Nigeria Union of Tailors, Mr Wasiu Taiwo, commended the Ooni for the training.

He admonished the graduands to face their career and ensure that they  take it to greater heights.

Mrs Eniola Ali-Faweya, the Corporate Affairs Manager, Nigeria Breweries, Omi-Asoro, Ilesa, lauded the Ooni for the gesture.

Ali-Faweya advised the graduands to be  dedicated to their vocations.

She pledged that the company would continue to support the Ooni in all his efforts to empower youths and in other initiatives.

One of the benefactors who spoke on behalf of others, Miss Kehinde Adebiyi, applauded the Ooni for transforming their lives through the training and for providing them quality sewing machines. Read more

RCCG May 2019 Thanksgiving Service. Theme: Victory over marital storm

Are you a matured youth and you think all hope is gone on your marriage this year 2019?
The Lord says rejoice!

Join Pastor E. A. Adeboye in our May thanksgiving service and a special prayer for all youths, single parents and those trusting God for the fruit of the womb.

Theme: Victory over marital storm
Venue: RCCG National Headquarters, Ebute Metta Lagos
Date: 5th May 2019
Time: 7:30 am
It’s your time to celebrate!

Live Broadcast will be available, and you can walk into any parish of RCCG to partake of the blessings.

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RCCG City Of David Abuja – Married & Singles Sessions » Feb 10 – 12, 2019

RCCG COD Abuja – Married & Singles Sessions: Spiritual Warfare.

Take advantage of this Married and Single sessions holding from February 10 – 12, 2019 with Dr. Okey Onuzo

Session Schedules:

February 10: 7:30am, 10:00am & 6:00pm

February 11: 6:00pm

February 12: 6:00pm

Be there!


Venue: RCCG City of David Abuja Jubilee Resort, National Christian Centre, Ecumenical centre, Behind CBN, central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria.


Host: Pastor Agbolade Okenla

Day 28: RCCG 2019 Fasting Prayer Points – Thursday 7th February 2019

DAY 28: PRAYER FOR SOUL HARVEST Acts 2:14-42; 4:4

1. Intense worship

2. Thank God for bringing many souls into RCCG in the past years. Psa23:

3. Thank God for confirming His word with signs and wonders in the life of RCCG members at all times

4. God Arise and let there be more harvest of soul in our churches this year in the name of Jesus Read more

Prayer Points from RCCG February 2019 Holy Ghost Service #SwimmingInGlory2 »

1. Praise Him, Praise God
2. In the name of Jesus, I will arise today and God will reverse my irreversible
3. In the name of Jesus, I will arise today and God will fulfil all my dreams
4. In the name of Jesus, I will arise today and God will end stagnation in my life
5. In the name of Jesus, I will arise today and God will help me fulfil my potentials Read more

Day 7: RCCG 2019 Fasting Prayer Points –Thursday 17th Jan 2019

DAY 7: ARISE, OH LORD Ps. 44:26; 57:4; 7:6
1. Praise and worship God
2. Arise for me, O Lord, stretch out Your hand and deliver us from horrible pits and miry clays of life. Psa. 40.2
3. Arise for me, O Lord, and let every power of the enemy on my life become impotent. Psa. 68.2
4. Let God arise for us and let His enemies be scattered in our nations. Psa. 68.1-2

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