Reinhard Bonnke: President Buhari mourns – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

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President Muhammadu Buhari as also joined billions of people accross the world to mourn the passing away of renowned Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke.

He described the death of the evangelist, who died at the age of 79, as “a great loss to Nigeria, Africa and entire world.”

The Presidency said Buhari joined Christendom in recalling the good deeds of Bonnke, particularly his numerous crusades in Nigeria, Africa and the whole world to spread the message of Jesus Christ.

A statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, reads partly,

“The President condoles with government and people of Germany, family and friends of the great preacher and teacher of the Bible, and all his co-labourers in the vineyard, praying that the good Lord will comfort all those that mourn him.

“President Buhari affirms that Bonnke’s crusades in Nigeria, across Africa and the globe strongly accentuated the message of Jesus Christ, and his vision and zeal for the salvation of souls clearly helped the world in understanding the power of love and kindness as universal language.

“The President prays that the Almighty God will accept the soul of the departed preacher, believing that his legendary contributions to the body of Christ in teaching and writing will always be remembered by posterity.”

Hilary Clinton Speaks On Ever Having Lesbian Affair – Information Nigeria

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Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in an interview with Howard Stern‘s SiriusXM show, opened up on politics, her love life, and many more.

During the show, Howard asked about the rumors that Hillary might be gay. Hillary  who is also the former First Lady of the United States replied: “Contrary to what you might hear, I actually like men.” 

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Howard then said, “Raise your right hand, you’ve never had a lesbian affair?”

“Never, never, never!” Hillary dclared. “Never even been tempted, thank you very much.”

Ther 72-year-old then added that; “dated a lot of different people” and added, “boys were not my problem.“

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Manchester City Vs Manchester United 1 – 2 – (Live) – Nairaland

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Manchester City welcome Manchester United to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday for the 179th edition of the Manchester derby as both sides look to build on midweek wins.

The champions cruised to a 4-1 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor to return to winning ways, whereas United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on former manager Jose Mourinho’s first return to Old Trafford.

The matches continue to come thick and fast for Man City as they gear up for a festive period in which the quality and depth of their squad will be tested to the limit.

December could hardly have got off to a better start as Pep Guardiola’s side eased to only their second win from their last six games across all competitions at Turf Moor, with misfiring striker Gabriel Jesus also ending his drought in the process with a well-taken brace.

However, things only get harder from hereon in, with City’s three remaining league games before Christmas seeing them come up against United, Arsenal and Leicester City, the latter of whom current sit between the champions and runaway leaders Liverpool in the table.

One positive is that Guardiola will have opportunities to rest players between those matches – they have already secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League ahead of next week’s match at Dinamo Zagreb, while a second or even third-string City side will still be fancied to beat League One Oxford United in the EFL Cup quarter-finals.

It is still a challenging run of fixtures at the most difficult stage of the season, though, and with City having already dropped 13 points this season – only three fewer than the whole of last term and one fewer than their 100-point campaign – those opponents will fancy their chances of further denting the champions’ title defence.

Lampard Labels Chelsea’s Display Against Everton Not Good Enough  – Complete Sports

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has described his side’s performance against Everton as not good enough. Chelsea lost 3-1 to Everton in Saturday’s Premier League game at Goodison in new interim manager Duncan Ferguson’s first game. Also Read:EPL: Iwobi Stars As Everton Pip Chelsea 3-1 At Goodison Park A brace from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison, secured […]

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Everton hammer Chelsea, win first game under Ferguson – P.M. News

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Duncan Ferguson celebrating with a ball boy against Chelsea.

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson made an instant impact on the pitch and a spectacular one-off it as he started his reign with a vital victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park.

Ferguson is in interim control after Marco Silva was sacked following Wednesday’s Merseyside derby thrashing at Liverpool that had left the Toffees in the relegation zone.

And Everton banished their recent struggles to run out fully deserved winners on a thunderous occasion illuminated by the former striker’s wild celebrations.

The Scot raced down the touchline when Richarlison headed Everton in front from Djibril Sidibe’s cross after only five minutes, then swung a ball boy around in the air when Dominic Calvert-Lewin took advantage of slipshod Chelsea defending to increase their lead four minutes after half-time.

Chelsea frayed some nerves in the home crowd when Mateo Kovacic pulled one back from long range – but Ferguson was off down the touchline again when more awful defending from Frank Lampard’s side allowed Calvert-Lewin to scramble his second through goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s legs with six minutes left.

Ferguson and his players took the acclaim at the final whistle as the mood lifted at Goodison Park.

The 47-year-old was visibly emotional at the prospect of managing Everton, even for one game. He was suited and booted – determined to relish every second.

In some respects the Scot was last man standing because he has been on the coaching staff under Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman, Sam Allardyce and Marco Silva.

This was his time and he certainly left a lasting impression with his fierce intensity, touchline demands and wild goal celebrations.

Ferguson emerged just before kick-off to a raucous reputation and wasted no time reconnecting with the fans who adored him as a player.

Never mind the smart shoes, he was off down the touchline at a fair lick whenever celebrating.

The most important thing for Everton and Ferguson was the result – and that came deservedly from a set of players who should actually question themselves over how they showed a competitive edge and fire that was missing under Silva.

Everton were resilient in a way they have not been this season, while Calvert-Lewin channeled the spirit of Ferguson by giving Chelsea’s defenders a nightmare afternoon.

It is only one result – but how Everton needed it and Ferguson fully deserved to celebrate his part in it.

Chelsea have been described many times as a work in progress under Lampard – and this showed exactly why.

They have been vulnerable defensively all season but here at Goodison, with Everton inspired, all the flaws were on display.

Calvert-Lewin was the main beneficiary, taking advantage of chaos in the penalty area to score the Toffees’ second, then striking again late on after Kepa compounded a poor clearance by letting the forward’s his shot through his legs.

Chelsea can enter the market in January after their transfer ban was reduced to one window on appeal – and on this evidence Lampard will be spending a large part of his funds on stiffening a leaky defence.

‘Not good enough’ – what they said

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson: “It was an unbelievable atmosphere for myself but it’s the players who need to take the pride and the praise. We were just trying to get the communication working.

“I thought they were fantastic; we really got the players working well together. To get the early goal was really important. When you are leading a team and the fans need you to get three points, it is so much more important than anything else.”

Frank Lampard clueless against Everton.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard: “I knew they were going to have a go today but I am more worried about us. It was not good enough.

“We conceded three horrible goals. The last thing we want is to go down so early.

“We have to get our shots away, especially against a team that have lots of players around the box. It’s really important to move on but I am flat because we should come here and get a result and we didn’t.”

Orezi Survives Car Crash On Third Mainalnd Bridge, Suffers ‘Broken Jaw’ – Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website

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On Friday, December 6th, Nigerian singer, Orezi was involved in a car crash on the popular Third Mainland bridge in Lagos.

In a chat with sources, the singer explained that he was rushing to meet up with a morning flight to Delta State for a performance so he took an Uber at about 5:30am in the morning and all of a sudden he woke up to a crash on Third Mainland bridge.

According to him:-

‘I was seated at the back when it happened and it seems i crash my jaw into the front seat so I lost consciousness and was just bleeding from everywhere.

I still managed to make the flight after i got first aid but I’m fine now’.

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11 things to know about Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke who died at 79 –

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Popular gospel preacher, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, is dead.

The worldwide known evangelist died at 77. According to family sources, Bonnke passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, December 7. He is said to have preached the gospel of Christ to more people than anyone in history.

Bonnke preached the gospel for over 60 years across the globe proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.he has preached the glorious Gospel of Jesus throughout the entire world. writes on the things you need to know about the late evangelist.

1. Evangelist Reinhard Willi Gottfried Bonnke was born on April 19, 1940.

2. His father was a pastor and ex-serviceman in the German Army father.

3. Bonnke hailed from Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany.

4. Bonnke started his ministry very early in life as he gave his life to Christ at the age of nine after his mother told him of his sins.

5. The late evangelist started his missionary work in Africa when he was 10 where he claimed to have had an encounter with the Holy Spirit.

6. He later attended a Bible College in Wales but he was ordained in Germany, where he pastored a church.

7. He left to start his missionary work in Africa in 1969 in Lesotho where he claimed to have seen ‘Africa, being washed in the precious Blood of Jesus.’

8. The vision for his entire ministry was to reach people by spreading the Gospel thus he started open-air Gospel Campaigns where he conducted city-wide meetings across the continent and founded the international ministry of Christ for all Nations (CfaN).

9. His ministry has recorded over 75 million people who gave their lives to Christ.

10. The evangelist also preached the gospel through inspirational movies via his Reinhard Bonnke School of Fire and lately his Full Flame Film Series, a series of eight inspirational films.

11. E|vangelist Bonnke wrote over 40 books including an autobiography titled Living a Life of Fire.

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Popular evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke dies!

The death of the evangelist who saved millions of souls was announced by his wife Anni Bonnke in a statement released moments ago.

Reinhard Bonnke dies – Popular evangelist dead, aged 79

The statement was shared on Evangelist Bonnke’s verified Facebook page on Saturday.

In the statement, Anni said,

“Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ. It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke.

“He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019. For the past 60 years, he has preached the glorious Gospel of Jesus throughout the entire world. We want to thank you on behalf of him and our family, for your kind love and unwavering support, which enabled him to preach the matchless message of salvation to countless people. He preached Jesus.”

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6 Former Governors Who Have Been Jailed For Corruption – The Trent | Internet Newspaper

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Here are lists of some former governors who have been successfully tried for corruption and jailed.

James Bala Ngilari

Ngilari, a former governor of Adamawa State was sentenced to 5 years in Jail in 2017 with no option in fine for awarding contract without due process to the tune of N167 million.

Joshua Dariye

Dariye is a former governor of Plateau state. He was a serving senator in 2018. He was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment over criminal breach of trust and two years for misappropriation of public funds. He was charged with embezzling N1.162 billion ecological funds belonging to his state. His jail term was later shortened to 10 years.

Jolly Nyame

He was a former governor of Taraba State. Nyame was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment without option of fine after being found guilty of 27 out of 41 counts of alleged diversion of public funds.

Lucky Igbinedon

Igbinedion, a former governor of Edo state was sentenced to six months imprisonment in 2008 for money laundering worth N25 billion. However, he got a plea bargain which made him pay a fine of N3.5 million.

James Ibori

A former governor of Delta State who was sentenced to 13 years in prison for laundering $250 million by a London court. Ibori has since completed his time in jail and returned to Nigeria to a ‘Heroic welcome’

Orji Uzor Kalu

Orji Uzor Kalu a former Abia State Governor is the latest in the group of former governors jailed. On Thursday, he was sentenced to a maximum of 12 years imprisonment by Federal High Court, Lagos for N7.65 billion fraud, among other multiple sentences ranging from 3 years to 5 years on 27 counts.

Culled from The Nation

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NBA reacts to Sowore’s re-arrest by DSS – Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria

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NBA said the invasion of the court by the DSS of the Federal Government of Nigeria runs contrary to Buhari’s

The Nigerian Bar Association has reacted to the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives the Department of State Security Service(DSS) barely 12 hours after he was released on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Having spent 124 days in detention, Sowore was arrested again on Friday December 6, 2019, at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja after meeting his bail conditions.

Reacting to the re-arrest of the activist, the Nigerian Bar Association has expressed it surprise at what it described as an “exhibition of primitivity, thuggery, insane passion for lawlessness, contempt and disrespect for the rule of law by the agents of the Department of State Services (DSS)”.

In a statement signed by Kunle Edun, the National Publicity Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association, the NBA said the invasion of the court by the agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria runs contrary to the avowed assurances of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that he will ensure that the Federal Government and agencies under it obeys court orders.

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The Nigerian Bar Association is greatly dismayed at the exhibition of primitivity, thuggery, insane passion for lawlessness, contempt and disrespect for the rule of law by the agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) within the precincts of the Federal High Court, Abuja while attempting to re-arrest Citizens Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare earlier today.

Eventually Sowore and Bakare were re-arrested by the DSS inspite of being on bail granted by the Federal High Court.

The NBA has been properly briefed — beyond the shameful videos of the incident in public domain- by our members who witnessed the disgraceful and crass violation of the hallowed precincts of the law by the officers of the Department of State Services, an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The NBA finds it disgraceful that this ‘court riot’ occasioned by the high handedness and insensitivity of the security operatives interrupted judicial proceedings and made the Presiding Judge to abandon judicial proceedings because of safety concerns.

The Nigerian Bar Association strongly condemns the action of the Department of State Security, which is another in the series of impunity and lawlessness exhibited by the DSS. The invasion of the court by the agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria runs contrary to the avowed assurances of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that he will ensure that the Federal Government and agencies under it obeys court orders. The disrespect of the court by the DSS is legendary and unrivalled.

Few days ago, the officers of the Nigerian Police Force exhibited similar traits when it also invaded the precincts of the High Court, Effurun to arrest Mr. Ademi-Akpeto, Chairman of Sapele branch of the NBA. Many Nigerians are still in unlawful custody and not charged to court. Nigerians are now under siege by security agents who have no regards for the law and the courts.

The NBA urges all Nigerians to be alive to their responsibilities as citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and is ready to partner with all Nigerians and civil society organisations to ensure that the rights of Nigerians as guaranteed by Chapter 4 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended are not trampled upon by by any agency of government.

The NBA therefore, demands as follows:

1. That the Federal Government of Nigeria and the National Assembly immediately investigate the shameful conduct by the DSS and ensure that all persons found culpable are duly punished in accordance with the law.

2. The immediate suspension of the Director General of the Department of State Security from office. We make this demand bearing in mind the fact that the DSS under his leadership has established itself as a brutish and irresponsible agency that derives immense pleasure from violating the fundamental rights of Nigerians and disrespecting court orders.

3. That the National Assembly should review the laws setting up the DSS and indeed all security agencies in Nigeria with a view to repositioning them to be more responsible and responsive to the public.

4. That the Attorney General of the Federation, being the Chief Law officer of the Federation takes over all the political cases or cases involving politically exposed persons presently handled by the DSS.

The above demands of the NBA is without prejudice to the consultations presently going on amongst critical stakeholders in the legal profession and the judiciary on how best to ensure that this sad incident does not re-occur.

NBA thanks all lawyers and Nigerians who have expressed displeasure over this sad incident. NBA shall keep lawyers and Nigerians alike informed of our further engagements with critical stakeholders.