Bishop Okonkwo urges Nigerians to support Buhari

Praying ceaselessly for President Mohammadu Buhari and those in government at this moment, is what is required of every Nigerian and not unnecessary criticisms and fault-finding. A Clergyman and General Overseer of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, TREM, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, gave this charge, during an exclusive interview with TVC News in Asaba. Correspondent Carl Ofonye reports that Bishop Mike Okonkwo, a Lagos based preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ was in Asaba for pastors conference under the Communion of Covenant Ministers International CCMI. It was a one day event that attracted pastors from within and outside the country to brainstorm on how to further advance the gospel works for benefit of mankind. But Bishop Okonkwo who appeared more bothered by the current state of the Nigerian nation will rather not prefer to dwell only on what brought him to Asaba.auspices of He took a swipe at those currently criticising President Buhari for the current...

We have no excuse for fuel scarcity – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the fuel scarcity ravaging the nation is a global phenomenon, stressing that the Federal government has put in place mechanism to address it squarely. The minister who was speaking to reporters in Yola said the All Progressives Congress was not elected to make excuses, noting  that they owe the nation's citizens a duty  to end the lingering scarcity. He thanked the people for their patience and stressed that the crisis will soon belong to the past....

I didn’t demand for Super Eagles captaincy’- Mikel

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has described as figment of imagination the reports in the local media that he pressured Ahmed Musa and interim coach of the Super Eagles Samson Siasia to be appointed skipper of the national team. According to the reports, Mikel had allegedly threatened not to honour the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Egypt if he was not given the armband. But in swift response, Mikel’s representative said the player would have featured in both games prior to his appointment. “The story is false and I don’t know what the writer wants to achieve,” Mikel’s adviser toldallnigeriasoccer.com. “Mikel did not even know he was going to be appointed captain before he arrived the Super Eagles camp. He only came to camp based on his invitation, they are only trying to create trouble.” Just last week, CSKA Moscow frontman Ahmed Musa revealed that he willingly gave the armband to Mikel and stated...

Amuneke resumes as Flying Eagles coach

Emmanuel Amuneke will commence his new role as Flying Eagles coach next week ahead of the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi says the defending champions will open camp soon but the location for the camping is not yet known. Nigeria defeated Senegal 1-nil in 2015 to win the competition for a record 7th time. The tournament holding in Zambia will also serve as the qualifier for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be hosted by South Korea....

Timi Dakolo, wife celebrate 4th wedding anniversary in Dubai

Talented singer and songwriter, Timi Dakolo celebrated his wedding anniversary with his lovely wife in grand style on Thursday, March 31. Timi who is currently on an anniversary getaway in Dubai with his wife, posted a short video of himself singing to his wife on Instagram with a lovely message. "It's been 4 years and counting...

Job seeker robbed, raped by driver, conductor in Lagos

Like the saying, 'everyday for the thief, one day for the owner', a Danfo driver and his conductor has been arrested for allegedly robbing and gang-raping a job seeker in Lagos. A 22-year-old job seeker identified ad Mercy, has more pains to contend with after a 'Danfo' (Commercial bus driver), identified as Akeem and his conductor, Sodiq, abducted her before robbing and gang-raping her in the Costain, Iponri area of Lagos State. According to report, Akeem and Sodiq, along with two others still at large, had picked the victim from the Obalende area and were supposed to head for the Victoria Island where she reportedly had a job interview. The Otukpo, Benue State born Mercy, who holds a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE), narrated that on March 10, she was called by a friend to attend the job interview, and had joined the vehicle early in the morning. But on getting to the Costain...

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