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UK-based Nigerian anti-gay pastor wins Britain’s poll

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A UK-based Nigerian anti-gay Pastor, Mr Agu Irukwu, has been voted Britain’s Most Inspirational Black Person.

Irukwu, a former investment banker and a senior Pastor of Jesus House (a Pentecostal church) in London since 1994, has been under a series of attack from gay rights campaigners for his outspoken views on homosexuality.

Similarly, British Prime Minister David Cameron has threatened to cut aid to African countries that do not respect gay rights.

Irukwu won 54 per cent of votes in a competition organised by the Mayor of London, Mr Boris Johnson and Metro Report, a local Newspaper.

He was picked from a shortlist that also included U.S. President Barack Obama, former South African President Nelson Mandela and late U.S. human rights activist Martin Luther King.

Other Nigerians also shortlisted were Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, UK-based Nigerian news broadcaster, Ronke Phillips and writer/radio presenter Dotun Adebayo.

Irukwu, in his reaction, said it was humbling to be voted as the most inspiring person.

“In no way do I consider myself to be a hero; certainly not of the calibre of iconic figures such as Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, for whom I have great admiration, and others who have made indelible marks on the sands of history.

“I believe that those votes were not for me personally, but an acknowledgement of the values of Jesus Christ which I stand for, strive to live by and teach.”

In a congratulatory message to Irukwu, the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (CANUK) described him as an “energetic, hard working and pragmatic Nigerian”.

“This award is symbolic of what postive things we (Nigerians) can do as a people in any part of the world.”

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  1. Charles

    November 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Cogrt to u pst. Agu i realy apreciated Jesus in u. d gay act is not a right, rader it is imoral unto God.

  2. simon kelechi

    November 7, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    pastor agu congrat, the lord will continue to uplift and protect you in all ramification of life am happy for you sir.

  3. uloka frank.

    November 8, 2011 at 10:34 am

    I felicitate with you on your landmark achievement.Thank God for fulfilling his own part of the convenant. I am happy for you sir.

  4. adedunmade

    November 8, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    i am also fascinated by the number of other nigerians that made the list. Its simply incredible

  5. paul

    November 9, 2011 at 12:25 am

    God bless you sir, Iam proud of you as a fellow Nigerian and as a christian. Heaven is happy because there is a faithful servant with the truth from God. God bless you sir.

  6. ETU E. MIKE

    November 11, 2011 at 11:51 am

    A very big crdit to the body of Christ.What wisdom is this?A wormth & big congratulationalism.

  7. John

    November 13, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Ladies& Gents this is 2 tell us dat “d endtime has come “. Imagine a gay-pastor been a winner among d heros lik: Nelson,Obama etc. My co-nigerians PLS dont bcos of dis accept lesbians in2 dis our country,inorder 2 avoid God’s rath on us all,wit corruption here nd there…

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Femi Otedola Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting

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Femi Otedola Finally Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting
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Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has finally reacted to the shooting that took place at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos on Tuesday.

Information Nigeria recalls men dressed in military wears opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who convened at the area.

Otedola took to his Instagram page on Sunday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.

Sharing a photo of the Nigerian flag, he wrote;

“The horrors that have been unfolding in our country have left me filled with sadness. I deeply commiserate with those who have lost their loved ones and as a father, I share the sentiment of my three daughters who protested in Lagos and London. As a young boy of 16, I participated in the ‘Ali Must Go Protest’ of 1978, so I understand the determination of our youths who rightly want our country to be better. We must all do our part to make Nigeria great! I will continue to do my own quota in providing for those who are most in need of support in our country in these tough times .…F.Ote💲”

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” - Brother Claims
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Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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