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TB Joshua’s SCOAN Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 115, 86 Are South Africans + Pretoria Urges FG To Investigate

President Goodluck Jonathan visits Synagogue Church after building collapse. Image Credit: State House

President Goodluck Jonathan visits Synagogue Church after building collapse. Image Credit: State House

President Goodluck Jonathan visits Synagogue Church after building collapse. Image Credit: State House

It is being reported that the number of people who died in the tragic building collapse inside TB Joshua‘s Synagogue Church of All Nations has risen to 115!!!

This figure was given by Jeff Radebe, the minister in charge of SA’s response to the tragedy. Of the 115 people 86 are South African. Mr Radebe is urging the Nigerian government to “investigate” the tragedy.

Many are still reeling from the news that TB Joshua offered journalists N50,000 each as bribe to report “nice” things about him and his church following the tragedy. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

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Ebola: Why Dr. Adadevoh Was Left Out Of 2014 National Honours List + Fashola Visits First Consultants

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StellaAdadevoh

Since brave doctor, Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh lost her life on August 20, 2014 after valiantly preventing the index case of Ebola in Nigeria Patrick Sawyer from leaving First Consultants Hospital, Ikoyi many Nigerians home & abroad have called for her to be honoured by the president. Several petitions were even started to push the FG to honour the mother of one.

Her single act of bravery prevented the disease from reaching a wider section of Nigerians.

However over the weekend when the list of Nigerians to be given National Honours was made public, the brave doctor was not on the list.

This immediately caused an uproar on social media, with many questioning the merit of the National Honours Award if a woman who sacrificed her life for the greater good of the country could not be honoured. On behalf of the FG, Doyin Okupe (The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs) responded saying National Awards are not given posthumously.

With all due respect Mr. Okupe you could have made an exception and honoured her in a different way. Her award could have been given to her family.

See some of the reactions to his explanation after the jump

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Female Breadwinners In Nigeria Cry Out, “We Slave To Feed Our ‘Househusbands’, They Cheat On Us, But We Can’t Divorce Them”

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FemaleBreadwinners

More are more women in Nigeria are becoming the breadwinners in their households. With more and more of them singularly bearing the financial responsibility for their husbands and children.

The other day my older aunty was sympathizing with us singletons, she said she can’t imagine being a single woman right now, cos she heard a lot of men are looking for wives who would take care of them financially. And she’s not about that life. An investigative reporter from Punch talked to a few women who are in these positions,  they narrate how they give their men money, men who have refused to go out to find work, these same men cheat on them and even swindle them out of their hard earned cash.

But despite the disrespect they have refused to live their low life husbands because of what “society will say”

Read excerpts from the eye opening report after the jump

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Ebola Update: No School Resumption In Lagos & 14 Other States Today, Moved To October 8.

Gov, Fashola with Ebola Survivors In Lagos

Gov, Fashola with Ebola Survivors In Lagos

Gov, Fashola with Ebola Survivors In Lagos

Primary and secondary school students in Lagos and 14 other states will not be resuming today as directed by the FG. The reason for this is because teachers in those states are insisting that safety measures must be put in place to protect them and the pupils from contracting the deadly Ebola Virus Disease.

Lagos state has opted not to comply with the September 22 date until necessary Ebola safety kits are put in place for ALL schools. School resumption has been moved to October 8.

Other states refusing to follow the government directive are: Osun, Rivers, Oyo, Ekiti, Osun, Benue, Niger, Zamfara, Adamawa, Kano, Kwara, Kogi, Akwa Ibom and Ebonyi states.

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TB Joshua Bribe Scandal: Journalist Who Released Explosive Tapes, Says He’s Being Threatened To Stop Trying To Expose The Man Of God

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NicholasIbekwe_that1960chick.com

Yesterday Nicholas Ibekwe, a Nigerian journalist released an explosive tape where founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB Joshua can be heard offering journalists N50,000 bribe fuel money to write positive things about him and his church regarding the building collapse of last Friday. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Following the leak, which has since gone viral, the journalist took to Twitter to cry out that he is being threatened. He wrote,

They’re already calling friends and family to warn me to stop. Let me make myself clear. I won’t unless they STOP me!

He also tweeted about Joshua trying to bribe foreign journalists as well. Since exposing the man of God yesterday he has been fending off attacks from Joshua supporters on Twitter. (more…)

Synagogue Church Collapse: Zuma Announces 67 South Africans Died, Church Says, “TB Joshua Is Being Attacked”

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TB-Joshua-Synagogue-Church

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa announced on Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in the tragic building collapse at The Synagogue Church premises in Lagos.

Mr. Zuma said,

I am greatly saddened to announce that 67 South Africans died and scores of others sustained injuries, after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday, 12 September 2014, in Lagos, in the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The collapsed building was initially a two-storey building but the church increased it to a five-storey building, so it is more than likely this is what caused the collapse. However the leader of the church TB Joshua believes it was an attack by Boko Haram using a strange aircraft [READ WHAT HE SAID AT AN INFORMAL BRIEFING WITH JOURNALISTS]

As at yesterday the death toll was put at 80 dead, with “more likely to be recovered.” Rescue workers deployed three police sniffer dogs (we have police sniffer dogs in Nigeria?!) at the accident scene to assist in the search of trapped bodies.

Last night the church released an official statement in which they said the building collapse is an attack on Prophet TB Joshua. Read it after the jump

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Boko Haram Strikes Again! Explosion In Kano, 17 Dead…Nigeria Is Losing The War Against Terrorism

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College-of-Education-Kano-attack

This afternoon around 1.30pm armed men stormed the Federal College in Kano, Northern Nigeria, Killing 17.

According to the State’s Police Commissioner Adenerele Shinaba, 2 of the attackers were shot dead by officers during a gun fight. He told journalist gathered at the school,

What happened was that we detected some suspicious movements of some people and we trailed them only for them to open fire around the school resulting to them gaining entry into the premises and started throwing bombs

According to witnesses the armed men invaded the school at about 1.30 pm killing a security man at the gate. This was followed by an explosion and sporadic gunshots.

President Goodluck Jonathan through his Special Advisor on Media Relations Reuben Abati has commiserated with the people of Kano and promised them that the Nigerian government is doing everything within it’s power to fight terrorism in Nigeria.

Read his statement below.

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Ebola: All Travellers From Nigeria To Zambia To Be Held In Quarantine For 30 Days Before Allowed Entry!

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Zambia30DaysQuarantine_that1960chick.com

Because of Ebola countries that on a good day cannot stand next to Nigeria are banning us from entering their countries! A few days ago we found out that the government of Mauritius had banned the entry of Nigerian nationals into their country…regardless of where they are travelling from. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

A few moments ago we received some information concerning travel to Zambia from Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leon.

The Zambian Government has issued a circular to regulate travelers between Zambia and West Africa - listing Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leon and Nigeria as affected countries.??They have asked with immediate effect to avail the health inspectorate at the airports (KKIA, SMKIA and HMKIA), an indication of how many passengers on flights that are coming from the West African states. These will be quarantined for 30 days before being allowed entry into Zambia.??They also require passengers to fill particular forms, to be given to Immigration before processing their passports.

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Exclusive: President Goodluck Jonathan Gearing Up To Officially Declare War On Boko Haram

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president-goodluck-ebele-jonathan

Word has just come in to www.that1960chick.com from a well placed Aso Rock source that there is a very high probability that President Goodluck Jonathan is gearing up to make an official declaration of war on Boko Haram & it could happen any day now.

This has never been done before.

The Boko Haram militants have terrorized Nigerians for far too long and this is a welcome development. We support President GEJ in his war against the terror group.

 

 

Must Watch Viral Video: Heartbreaking Moment US News Anchor Told Viewers He Has 4 Months To Live

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dave_bentonv2

This is the heartbreaking moment a US news anchor informed viewers his he was dying live on air! Dave Benton, a 51-year-old news anchor for WCIA 3 News in Illinois, yesterday told viewers he had been informed by doctors that his brain cancer was back & the tumour was too large to be operated on.

The husband and father of two has decided that a different course of treatment, which will attempt to slow the tumour’s growth, and give him some extra days or weeks to live.

Despite the devastating verdict, Mr Benton remains positive because he is a born again Christian and is in God’s hands. His goal is to make the best of the time he has left.

He said,

The goal here is to have a few more days and to make them the best that they can be in the life that I have. As you know I’m a born again Christian, I believe that I am in God’s hands. I am at peace and I know that he is going to take care of the days ahead and that the goal here is to have the best ones possible.

Watch the sad video which has now gone viral after the jump

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