Showing posts from July 30, 2017

He Is Still Strong, And Holds On To Power - President Mugabe.

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Saturday said he was not stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over from him.

The 93-year-old leader has been in charge in the former British colony since independence in 1980.

His health is closely watched by Zimbabweans, who fear the country could face chaos if he dies without anointing a successor.

Mugabe told tens of thousands of supporters at a rally in the town of Chinhoyi, in his home province, that doctors were recently surprised by his “strong bone system.”

He has traveled to Singapore three times this year for what officials say is routine medical treatment.

“There is the issue that the president is going. I am not going,” Mugabe told supporters on the grounds of a local university, 100 km west of the capital Harare.

“The president is dying. I am not dying. I will have an ailment here and there but bodywise, all my internal organs … very firm, very strong,” Mugabe said as he …

Boko Haram Attacked Borno, Leaving 14 Killed And 24 Injured.

Fourteen persons were killed in another suicide attack in an accommodation housing newly returned internally displaced persons in Dikwa town, Borno State.

The head of the Rapid Response Team of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Bello Dambatta, said a female suicide bomber, on Friday night, after detonating an explosive device on her, caused the death of 14 persons and injuries to 24 others.

Dambatta said the suicide bomber penetrated a building housing returnees in Dikwa, east of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, detonating the explosive leading to massive casualties.

The BOSEMA boss added that the suicide bomber sneaked into the building close to the 20-unit housing estate around 8:30 pm and detonated the explosives strapped on her.

He said, “We have so far evacuated 38 victims, comprising 14 dead and 24 injured and brought them to the State Specialists Hospital, Maiduguri.”

A nurse with the State Specialists Hospital, Ali Ibrahim, who also confirmed the incident, said, “W…

Nigerians need to be united in the present state of the country.

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has advised Nigerians to be united in spirit if they want quick answers to their prayers.

Adeboye, spoke on Saturday in Lokoja at the dedication of the newly built N60m, 2,600-seater building for Kogi Province 3 of the church.

The clergyman, who was represented by the National Secretary of the church, Pastor Johnson Odesola, while declaring the edifice as a place of grace, said the people of Kogi would witness a ‘‘new thing’’ henceforth.

“God will roll away their past from the state with the completion of the cathedral,” he said.

He urged Nigerians, irrespective of religion, to be united for their prayers to be answered, adding that “God is not a God of tribe.

Governor Rochas Okorocha Will Be Removed In 2019- Nnamdi Kanu.

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, said that the secessionist group will send the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, back to Jos in 2019, Punch has reported.

The report stated that Kanu revealed this after he arrived the state where he was welcomed by hundreds of thousands of his supporters. He insisted that there would be no election in Anambra State in November and in the other four the South East States in 2019.

According to Kanu, a Sovereign State of Biafra was the only solution to the problem facing the country and not power devolution to States nor restructuring. He urged the relevant authorities to call for a referendum before it is too late.

According to Kanu “We are in the land of Biafra. I have come to Owerri to spread the good news of the coming of Biafra Republic. I don’t want you people to be deceived. Restructuring does not have any meaning and I want you people to go and tell Ohanaeze Ndigbo.”

“There is no freedom in Nigeria. All their c…