Sam Adeyemi celebrates wife at 50

To say city man of God, senior pastor of flourishing worship center, Daystar Christian Centre, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, is excited by his calling, will amount to stating the obvious; as it can only take one who is passionate about what he does to be so vast in it. Adeyemi’s knowledge in the word of God can only attest to his excitement about his calling. Meanwhile, the 50th birthday of his beautiful wife, Pastor Nike, has revealed how excited the lanky leadership teacher is about his wife, as well as how…

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24 hours in Bangkok

Somali Roy Bangkok is a rapidly progressing Asian city that’s utterly comfortable in its own skin; it teems with a confidence in its culture while also presenting a healthy openness toward others. And indeed it has much to show off, as Bangkok has come a long way since its days as a city of canals and elephant paths. The economic boom of the ‘80s and ongoing globalisation have revitalised the cityscape by adding high-rises, expressways and shopping centres while also influencing art, fashion and entertainment. And yet you’ll still find…

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How Reps rejected proposal to sack govs

A controversial bill seeking to amend the 1999 constitution to empower the National Assembly to remove state governors was kicked out by members of the House of Representatives a week ago. PHILIP NYAM reviews the debate on the rejected proposed legislation Members of the House of Representatives were last week engaged in a heated debate reminiscent of the tenure elongation agenda otherwise called third term, during the 5th Assembly. Apparently aware of the mood of the nation and the impression the public have about the legislature, the lawmakers were unanimous…

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IMF: Global economy gains momentum

The global economic recovery is gaining momentum as businesses ramp up production, though policy makers must guard against imposing new trade barriers, the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund(IMF), Christine Lagarde, has said. “The good news is that, after six years of disappointing growth, the world economy is gaining momentum as a cyclical recovery holds out the promise of more jobs, higher incomes and greater prosperity,” Lagarde said yesterday in a speech in Brussels ahead of the fund’s annual spring meetings next week in Washington. “But just as we see this…

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Power rotation’ll favour S’East in 2023 – Okechukwu

Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, believes that the South-East has fared better under the Muhammadu Buhari administration. He also speaks, in this interview with FELIX NWANERI, on some national issues including the face-off between the presidency and the anti-graft war What do you make of the frosty relationship between the presidency and the Senate, which unfortunately, are controlled by your party – All Progressives Congress (APC)? The party might not announce what it is doing, but…

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How sustainable’s FAAN’s ‘new’ airport infrastructure renewal?

The Federal Government had, in 2012/2013, embarked on ambitious airport remodelling project, which raised so much hope but little in delivery. The Lagos airport is, however, wearing new look now and becoming passenger friendly. But, how sustainable are these quick fixes? WOLE SHADARE asks Previous challenges In 2014, none of Nigeria’s over 24 airports met the criteria to be selected amongst the top aerodromes in Africa. As a matter of fact, Port-Harcourt International Airport was selected as the worst airport in the country. The verdict came as shock to a…

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Adeniji Adele housing project: Investors get May deadline

Four investors shortlisted for the redevelopment of multi-billion naira Adeniji Adele Housing Estate (Phase IV) on Lagos Island have been given May 2017 deadline to submit their proposals. New Telegraph exclusively gathered that the investors were shortlisted among 11 others that bided for the project after rigorous screening by the Lagos State government. According to a Director in the Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA), Mr. Tunji Badejo, a town planner, over 2,500 units of residential apartments are being planned to replace the existing 720 units. He hinted that two…

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Akinlaja: Why Senate can’t compel Sagay’s appearance

Dayo Akinlaja (SAN), is a former Ekiti State Justice Commissioner and Attorney-General. In this interview with Babatope Okeowo, he speaks about government’s disobedience to court orders and its attendant consequences, practice of law, Senate, Professor Itse Sagay’s face-off and sundry issues     It is obvious that there is penchant for disobeying court’s order by this government, what does this portend for the nation’s fledgling democracy? I want to say without any equivocation whatsoever that a government doesn’t have any right, power or the grace to choose and pick among…

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