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SCOAN Building Collapse: FG Investigating Mystery Aircraft, Says Obanikoro

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SCOANSenator Musliu Obanikoro, the Minister of state for Defence, on Friday said investigations were ongoing to unravel the mystery of the aircraft that allegedly caused the collapse of a guesthouse belonging to the Synagogue Church.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Synagogue Church of All Nations had claimed that an unidentified aircraft had hovered above the building many times before it finally came down.

No fewer than 86 persons died while many were seriously injured when the six storey building collapsed on Sept 12 in Lagos.

Speaking with newsmen after a condolence visit to the Church, Obanikoro urged Nigerians to remain calm as the mystery would be unravelled.

“We must not pre-empt the outcome of the investigation.

“The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the police and the police will do all it can to conclude investigations swiftly.

“My appeal is that people should wait for the outcome of the investigation”, he added.

“Human lives are involved and so the issue must not be trivialised or politicised.

“I am here to commisserate with the Church and all the people that lost their lives”, the Miinister said.

He, urged journalists to be mindful of what they write while reporting the incident.

“We must remember that the families of those that died are there and so we must try not to hurt them more with our reportage”.

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  1. Dylan

    September 23, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    When you go after the Sex fiend con man murderer TB Joshua and his empire of criminals and actors you will collapse into hell along with them. The collapse of his building is more than an irony. I have been warning you idiots for years who this con man and his actors are all about, now you learn the hard way, but will you now reject him and his empire of criminals now? Nope, you are useless mindless unrepentant idiots.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

Also Read: Gunmen Evict NIDCOM Staff From Office On Minister’s Order

The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

Also Read: Umahi Unhappy With PDP Because Atiku Picked Peter Obi – Wike

Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

Also Read: Nigeria still needs SARS, Zamfara gov, Matawalle insists

He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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