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    ‘I will not rest in prayers until rapists are brought to justice’ – Adeboye
    The General Overseer (GO) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, says he and his prayer warriors will not rest in prayers until the perpetrators of rape are accorded stiffer penalty. Adeboye said during a live...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2818
    Putin says US protests show 'deep-seated internal crises
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the US anti-racism protests were a sign of deep crises in the country, in his first comments on the situation. “What has happened is a sign of some deep-seated internal crises,” Putin said in...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2400
    Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out
    Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds....
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2643
    Death toll rises to 19 in China tanker truck blast
    The number of people killed in a tanker truck explosion on a highway in eastern China has climbed to 19, with more than 170 injured, local authorities said Sunday. The force of the blast on Saturday afternoon caused nearby homes and factories...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2704
    Oyo Govt confirms 22 new cases of coronavirus
    Oyo State Government, on Sunday, confirmed additional 22 new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde announced this in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter handle Sunday morning. Makinde...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2259
    Publish details of N800bn recovered loot, N51bn paid to individuals – SERAP tells Buhari
    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information Act (FoI) to President Muhammadu Buhari on alleged payments to private accounts. The body asked Buhari to direct Abubakar Malami, Attorney General of...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2506
    Edo Government to reopen schools, religious centres
    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki has hinted that students at Junior Secondary School Class, 3 and Senior Secondary School, 3, would be prioritised ahead of the reopening of schools in the State. Mr Obaseki had earlier directed...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2967
    Somalia and breakaway state Somaliland hold talks
    The leaders of Somalia and breakaway state Somaliland are meeting for talks Sunday in a renewed effort to mediate strained ties between the two, Mogadishu said in a statement. The talks are taking place in Djibouti, chaired by the...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2653
    Buratai hails troops’ gallantry against terrorists in Monguno
    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of the Nigerian Army for their resilience and bravery against terrorists’ attack on Monguno town, Borno. Buratai said this in a statement by Col. Sagir Musa, Acting...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2863
    Female poly student macheted to death in Ibadan
    A 21-year-old female student of Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been macheted to death by unknown assailant(s) in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Oyo State Police Public Relation...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2622
    Virus crisis puts Nigeria corrupt fuel subsidy system in spotlight
    Plunging oil prices and collapsing state revenues have seen Nigerian authorities vow an end to a controversial fuel subsidy scheme long criticised as a graft-ridden drain on public finances. But there are major doubts that Africa’s most...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2391
    Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man
    The police chief in the US city of Atlanta resigned after an officer fatally shot a black man during an arrest, the mayor said Saturday, with the new killing injecting fresh anger into protests against racism and police brutality. Images on...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2847
    China reports 57 new virus cases as Beijing cluster grows
    China reported 57 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, the highest daily figure since April, as concerns grew about a resurgence of the disease. The domestic outbreak in China had been brought largely under control through strict lockdowns...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2380
    Insecurity: Tambuwal Seeks death sentence for unlawful possession of arms
    Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to produce a legislation that would prescribe death sentence or life imprisonment for unlawful possession of arms in the country. Tambuwal made this call in a statement...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2592
    COVID-19: Fani-Kayode makes more revelations about Aso Rock gunshots, how Aisha was threatened
    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has made more claims about the shooting incident that happened at the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja. CandyNews had reported that the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, members of her immediate family and her...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2573
    Insecurity: Tambuwal seeks stiffer penalties for unlawful possession of arms
    Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to the National Assembly to make provisions for a law that would prescribe death sentence or life imprisonment for unlawful possession of arms in the country. The Governor made this call in a...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2297
    Government officials are more likely to suffer mental issues - El-Rufai
    Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that Nigerian government appointees are more likely to suffer mental issues after or during political appointments. El-Rufai, a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) made the...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2585
    Mounting loans: ‘Why forensic probe to avoid economic colonialism is vital’
    • Zambia’s Chinese Power Loan, Others That Went Bad Should Be Case Studies For Our Policymakers – Amobi • If Not Properly Scrutinised, Loans Could Birth New Form Of Economic Colonialism – Ukeje • Accumulating More Debts, Especially To Fund...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 2591
    COVID-19: Oyo discharges 95 patients 
    Oyo State government has discharged 95 coronavirus patients after they received their second negative test results. Governor, Seyi Makinde disclosed this, yesterday, in a series of tweets. According to him, this brought the number of...
    By Ola June 14, 2020 3105
    COVID-19: Church might not open until end of the year – Pastor Tunde Bakare
    The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said the church will not open until later in the year. Bakare stated this while speaking at the second edition of the...
    By candynews June 14, 2020 2748
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