A Philippine man, Ruben Enaje, who has been nailed to a cross every Easter for the past 32 years in a Good Friday re-enactment of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion says he no longer feels any pain from his wounds.
Real Madrid want to sell Gareth Bale this summer and a return to the Premier League is on the cards for the Wales international, according to Guillem Balague.
A onetime Chinese leader, Mao Tse Dong, once said, “We advocate world peace but there can be no peace without war”. Interestingly, history has consistently attested to the validity of this maxim. The history of Europe, for example, was replete with wars between European countries up till the mid-20th Century, when European countries fought a comprehensive war and a comprehensive peace dawn on Europe in a comprehensive way. As the federal government of Nigeria has refused to restrain and punish armed, violent Fulani herdsmen, only a determined fight against them will end their murderous lunacy in North Central Nigeria. The peoples of the area must engage the Fulani herdsmen fire for fire. For until the herdsmen are beaten to a bloody retreat, there will not be peace in the region.
As Christians around the World celebrate Easter, Senator Stella Oduah has called on all Nigerians to emulate the virtues of love and sacrifice which Jesus Christ exhibited by dying on the cross.
Former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Ibrahim Mantu, has revealed how he helped his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win elections in the past.
As the tax amnesty under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDs) ends on Saturday, some private sector players are said to be lobbying President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the amnesty period.
The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that four powerful explosions occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm, sending terrifying echoes to many parts of the town.
NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Mr Bashir Garga, who confirmed the incident, said that the blast occurred outside the town.
Garga disclosed that the suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices strapped to their bodies behind the security trench at Muna Garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri.
He said that terrifying echoes by the explosions caused some residents of the area to flee which made them to sustain injuries.
Garga added that the wounded were referred to hospital for treatment in Maiduguri.
“Details on the incident are still sketchy. It occurred behind the trenches and only the suicide bombers were killed,” he said, adding that normalcy…
For a government that has swallowed more than it can digest, last week’s extra portion from Bill Gates and T.Y. Danjuma worsened its constipation.
The respondents spoke in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Saturday.
They described it as unfortunate that residents were made to go through stress to withdraw money from the machines during such period.
They said most of the machines were not dispensing cash since Friday night, a situation they noted resulted into long queues in the few ones dispensing.
A resident, John Omoruyi, who said he was unable to get cash from the machines he visited on Friday night, regretted that the situation did not change as of Saturday morning.
He said “it is annoying that the banks do not make contingency plans for periods such as this.”
Another resident, Osadolor Ighodaro, said he got to the ATM at 6am and as of 10am, he was still unable to get cash.
According to him, he was at more than six ATMs of different banks but the same thing applied.
Polls have on Saturday opened in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential election amid tight security and low turnout by voters in the country.