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Boko Haram: Prayer Has Kept Situation In Nigeria Under Control – Jonathan

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PRESIDENT JONATHAN AND PASTOR ADEBOYE, @ THE RCCG, OLIVE TREE PARISH, IKOYI SUNDAY WORSHIP YESTERDAY

PRESIDENT JONATHAN AND PASTOR ADEBOYE AT THE RCCG, OLIVE TREE PARISH, IKOYI SUNDAY WORSHIP YESTERDAY

President Goodluck Jonathan has attributed the relative peace in the country to prayers offered by different religious faiths.

The made the disclosure on Sunday at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Olive Tree Parish, Ikoyi, Lagos, where he attended Church service.

The service was attended by the General Overseer of the Church, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, his wife, Pastor Folu, and the Resident Pastor and former Attorney-General of Lagos State, Pastor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN).

The First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs Abimbola Fashola, the Deputy Governor of the state, Mrs Adejoke Adefulire were also at the service.

Also at the service was Ms Olajumoke Akinjide, the Minister of State for FCT and the Supervising Minister of Police Affairs.

President Jonathan said the country had experienced unfair share of global terror but remained united and unshaken because of the prayers of faithfuls.

“I want to thank all of you for your prayers for this country. I thank Christians and other religious groups who prayed for this country, especially at the period the whole world is facing a lot of challenges.

“You will agree with me that whenever you tune your television, especially the international news centres like CNN, Aljazeera or Sky news, you always see breaking news.

“All the breaking news are always negative, you hardly see any positive breaking news all over the world.

“In Nigeria too, we have been having our own unfair share of these negative news brought about by Boko Haram, but we believe that God knows it all. Without your prayers, probably it will have been worse than this”.

The President, who said God had been faithful to Nigeria, added that “God will continue to hear our prayers so that our country will get out of these challenges and other crimes”.

Jonathan specifically thanked Pastor Adeboye and the Redeemed family for the 100 days fasting and prayers declared since January, saying “for the Redeemed family, we have to sincerely thank you because you declared 100 days of fasting which is not an easy task.

“Even to keep faith with the orthodox 40 days fasting during the lent period which I also participate, it is not easy.

“You fasted not because of your personal interests, but for the country. I have to thank the General Overseer and all of you who have been fasting. May God answer our prayers”.

Pastor Adeboye said the Church would continue to seek the face of God for the country and its leadership.

He said “I can assure you that we are praying and we will continue to pray because we have no other place to go to and God has a reason for that”.

The pastor enjoined the congregation to always seek the face of God and patiently wait for God’s visitation.

He gave Biblical references of Sarah, Rachel and Modeciah, whom he said God remembered and turned their situation around after many years of waiting. (NAN)

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Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants

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Amotekun: Oyo releases list of successful applicants

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The Oyo State Government has released the list of successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in the State.

The process of documentation for successful applicants is billed to commence on Tuesday at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education.

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This was contained in a statement made available by the State Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju on Saturday.

He indicated that all candidates are to check their names at their various local government headquarters or online through the Oyo State job portal.

 

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Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack

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Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack
Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has commiserated with families of victims of the attack on citizens of Gidan Goga community by armed bandits.

The Governor assured that what is happening in terms of banditry attacks is not a security lapse but a momentary hiccup that will not be allowed to last.

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He said the attack further exposed the desperation of the bandits who are experiencing heavy pressure from the offensive launched by security operatives in recent times.

“I want to assure our law obedient citizens of Zamfara State that the experience we are undergoing will not last. The bandits are experiencing our sustained pressure which they have reacted through cowardly and desperate attacks on innocent citizens,” Matawalle observed.

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First celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone in Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition of Infinix NOTE 8

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Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves.

Although the proposed date for the launch in its initial teaser videos and banners have passed without
any launch, we have reasons to believe that the launch will take place sometimes this month.

However, here’s a more interesting news. Infinix is set to be the first smart phone company in sub Sahara Africa to launch a limited edition device with a celebrity. A special edition of the NOTE 8 will be released alongside the primal version of the NOTE 8 and the NOTE 8i. The special edition is  signed by Infinix’s brand ambassador David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

The available stock for the special Davido-signed edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can
get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide and on their website Here. Exciting free
gifts are also available if you’re among the lucky few to buy this device while stocks last.

The Infinix NOTE 8 is targeted at the mid-to-high-end market segment and it comes with several
interesting features. The device on-boards a super-fast processor – the MediaTek Helio G80
processor, which supports ultra-fast gaming speed, stable graphics in-game, easy multi-tasking as
well as an all-round optimal performance.

The device also sports six cameras in total. It comes with a dual selfie camera which is cut out from its
super-wide 6.95inches screen. On the back, the NOTE 8 crams a 64MP super night shot camera for
amazing night shot photographs and other photography needs.

Many of Infinix loyalists and smartphone enthusiasts are already clearing their carts and lining up in
preparation for the launch of the Infinix NOTE 8. Now that there’s a special Davido edition in sight, the
queue might just be doubling up.

To stay ahead of interested shoppers and ensure that you’re one of the first to get your hands on this
special edition of the NOTE 8, follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @Infinixnigeria.

You can also join their community of young and vibrant fans on XClub via the app on your Infinix
device or click on this link to download the app if you’re a non Infinix user.

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