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Nigeria May Face Worse Security Problems —- Buhari’s Wife, Aisha

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The first lady of the country, Aisha Buhari, on Monday, warned that Nigeria may face worse security problems.

She, therefore, called for synergy among all security agencies.

Aisha urged them to re-strategize and re-examine the security structure with a view to stemming the rising cases of terrorism in Nigeria.

She made the call at an international conference on state and security held at the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna.

Aisha Buhari urged the government to look into the welfare of security personnel.

“Security in Nigeria remains the biggest challenge, it is high time to explore new strategies and approaches.

“If care is not taken, we will be expecting the worse of the security problems we are facing in Nigeria,” NAN quoted her as saying.

The First Lady appealed to Nigerians to remain vigilant and provide relevant information to security agencies to avert any potential threat.

“All criminals are members of our society and they live in our midst, parents have the responsibility of ensuring that we take exceptional interest in the development of our children”, Aisha said.

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UPDATED: Court Sentences Funke Akindele, Husband To 14 Days Community Service; To Educate People In 10 Public Places In Lagos [Full Details]

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A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos on Monday sentenced Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Abdul-Rasheed Bello (JJC), to 14-day community service for contravening the lockdown order in Lagos State.

Chief Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa, in her judgment, convicted the couple of a one-count charge brought against them by the Lagos State Government.

Chief Magistrate Aje-Afunwa sentenced Funke Akindele and husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello to 14- day community service each to start from 9.00 a.m. to 12 noon daily during which they are to sensitize the public on the pandemic COVID-19 in ten major areas of the state.

They are also to pay a fine of N100,000 each after which they would observe the period for isolation.

They are to be isolated in a place that will be determined by the State Government.

Funke and her husband were represented by their counsel, Abayomi Alagbada.

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN), who was the prosecutor, told the court that Funke and her husband Bello, flouted the directive of the Lagos Governor when they gathered more than 20 people at their Lekki home.

The charge dated April 6, 2020 number MIK/A/43/2020 was signed by the Director, Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) Yaquib Oshoala.

It stated: “That you (1) Funke Akindele (2) Abdul Rasheed Bello on the 4th day of April, 2020 at 9, Gbadamosi Close, Amen Estate, Ibeju Lekki in the Lagos Magisterial District gathered at the aforementioned address with over twenty persons contrary to the social distancing directives of Mr Governor of Lagos State made pursuant to Regulation 8(1)(a) & (b) and 17(1)“) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease(Emergency PreventionMegu/atian 2020 and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 58 Public Health Law Cap P16 Vol.9 Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The law provided that “Where there is a violation of a close-down or stay at home order, security Agencies shall have the power to arrest without warrant and may detain any person who violates the close-down or stay at home order for at least 48 hours.

“Where the arrested person is found guilty, the person is liable to a fine of N100,000.00 or one-month imprisonment or three months Community service.”

Funke and her husband pleaded guilty.

Following their guilty plea, Onigbanjo urged the court to sentence the defendants as charged to serve as deterrence to others.

But defense counsel, Alagbada, in his allocutions, pleaded for leniency on behalf of Funke and her husband and urged the court to temper justice with mercy.

“I plead for leniency on the following grounds. Both of them are first time offenders. They are respectable members of the society and have two young children to cater to,” he pleaded.

After taking their plea, Magistrate Aje-Afunwa stood the matter down for over one hour 30 minutes and went into her Chamber to consider facts of the case and sentencing.

Among the celebrities that attended the party included Naira Marley; Rasheed Gbadamosi, a former Lagos state governorship aspirant among others.

 

 

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VIDEO: I’m Ashamed Of Pastors Linking 5G To Antichrist, COVID-19 —- Pastor Ashimolowo

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Matthew Ashimolowo, senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) in London, says he’s ashamed that some “men of God” will link the 5G network to the coronavirus pandemic.

In a video now making rounds on social media, the clergyman also called out pastors who think 5G is an initiative to facilitate the antichrist agenda across the world.

5G is the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies supporting cellular data networks which were first deployed in 2019.

Its introduction, however, has continued to generate clouds of dust, with many claiming the technology has led to the outbreak of COVID-19.

In his reaction, Ashimolowo pointed out that it was unfortunate that many people including pastors have joined in the fray of spreading falsehood without any scientific proof.

“Too many theories, too many videos and fake news out there. There are too many theories out there, 5G and all that. Please, stay out of all those theories, keep your eyes on the lord. Do not be afraid, don’t think oh my God, this is the Antichrist,” he said.

He also urged Christians to avoid being deceived by some of their leaders who often associate any major technology breakthrough or shock in the world to the antichrist.

“Yeah, there may be things that are pointers to the last days. But not everything that happens around us should make us think that the Antichrist wants to take over our lives. Every time, there has been a major shock to the world, the church has often thought this must be the Antichrist,” he said.

“I am not a scientist, I am a pastor. But all these 5G theories is not biblical, it’s not practical. There is a virus out there killing people, stay lockdown, don’t think it is 5G that is killing people.

“How come it got to my village when there is no 5G. A sickness is out there killing people and I am very disappointed that some pastors have hastily shown crowds that there is a conspiracy theory to take over the world and place chips in people’s bodies.

“We know the Antichrist will play all those pranks..but this is not it. This is a pandemic. Jesus Christ spoke about it in Matthew 24:8”.

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BREAKING: Funke Akindele, Husband Plead Guilty To Violating Social Distancing Law

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Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz has pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of violating the Lagos State Government directive on social distancing.

Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC skills were arraigned before a magistrate court in Lagos.

They were arraigned for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) which prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both for persons found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order.

The proceedings are still ongoing at the time of this report.

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