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Kaduna: El-Rufai Invited Me To Pray For Him – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has revealed why he met Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday.Adeboye explained in a Facebook post that he was at the Kaduna Government House on the request of El-rufai, who, according to him, sought prayers from him regarding the happenings in the state.He added that he earlier visited his church members who were abducted by kidnappers in the state.THE WHISTLER had reported on April 8 that eight members of…

UPDATED: Kidnappers Kill Policeman, Abduct 4 In Abuja

Unknown gunmen have shot a police officer and kidnapped four residents of Tungan-Maje in Gwagwalada area council of Abuja on Tuesday.The suspected kidnappers were said to have engaged policemen and vigilante members in gunfire for more than one hour before abducting the victims.The FCT police spokesperson, Mariam Yusuf, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, identified the officer shot as Ambi John.Yusuf said John, who was attached to Operation Puff Adder, died at a hospital while receiving…

Abia Tricycle Operators Reject N1000 Govt Waste Bucket

There was panic in Umuahia Tuesday morning as tricycle operators were seen destroying waste buckets sold to them by the Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) at the rate of one thousand naira each.The tricycle operators said they were forced to purchase the item, which, according to them, they do not need since their tricycle already had space for waste.Some tricycle operators were seen by our correspondent stopping other operators and removing the N1000 bucket from their tricycles and smashing them in…

Ogun Nurses Down Tools As ‘Herdsmen’ Kidnap 3rd Health Worker In 6 Days

In six days, suspected herdsmen have kidnapped three health workers in Ogun State; two of which were released on Monday.The captors had reportedly abducted a doctor, Oladunni Adetola, and a nurse, Bamgbose, on April 7 and held them for over five days.The former State Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Adewunmi Alayaki, who confirmed the development claimed that the health workers were abducted by suspected Fulani Herdsmen.The third abduction involved a dental therapist who works at the General…

Kidnappers ‘Abort Mission’ As Security Forces Foil Attack At Plateau State University

Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday lauded security operatives for foiling the attempted kidnap of four students at the Plateau State University, Bokkos.This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Makut Macham, the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor, on Tuesday in Jos.The state government said that the attempted kidnap was said to have occurred on Monday night, when gunmen stormed the off-campus student residences at Ndar Community near the university campus and attempted to kidnap four students.…

Pastor Adefarasin Reveals Why Nigeria Is ‘A Scam’

The founder of House on the Rock church, Pastor Paul Adefarasin, has said Nigeria as a country is “a scam” because its constitution was created by a few military operatives.He said the country was standing on a faulty foundation because of its alleged flawed constitution.In a video floated on his official Facebook page on Monday, the cleric told his congregation that until the constitution was changed to properly represent all Nigerians, the country’s greatness would continue to be limited.Adefarasin added that…

National Assembly Workers May Begin Strike Today

The National Assembly may be shut down today, Tuesday, April 13, as workers under the auspices of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) during yesterday’s emergency congress in Abuja, resolved to down tools at noon if their demands were not met by the Clerk, Arch. Olatunde Ojo.THE WHISTLER had reported an emergency congress held by the workers on Monday 12, for which PASAN’s Public Relations Officer, Amos Ekpeyong, said was convened to “discuss the position of the Clerk of the National Assembly, Ojo…

Police Dismiss Sergeant For Attempted Murder Of Girlfriend

Lagos State Police Command has dismissed one Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, for attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze, on 8th October, 2020, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja of Lagos State.CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command in a press statement on Monday said the incident was referred to the State Criminal Investigation Department of the Command for investigation where it was revealed that the ex-policeman has a case to…

My Task As Nigeria’s AGF Is Extremely Enormous – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Ministers of Justice in Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says that anyone occupying a position as his will have enormous responsibilities and challenges to contend with.He said that those who verbally attack or criticize the office of the OAGF may not be conversant with the efforts being invested to preserve and promote the country’s national interest.As captured in a statement made available to THE WHISTLER by Malami’s spokesperson, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, the AGF made the…

New NCWD DG Asabe Bashir Unveils Vision For Nigerian Women

Dr. Asabe Vilita Bashir has formally taken over as the new Director-General of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD).Bashir, during her official take-over in Abuja on Monday, revealed her plans for Nigerian women.The new NCWD DG, who anchored her vision for Nigerian women on “re-structure, re-position and re-branding,” promised to bring her wealth of experience to bear, “so that this monumental Resource Centre can further gain both wider national and international recognitions.”Bashir said, “In this…