Sunday, 26 February 2017

EXPOSED: Where is Nigerian No.1 Citizen?

Buhari's powerful cabal bar ministers, family members from accessing the president
The drama continues over the absence of the Nigerian No. 1 citizen, President Buhari.
Details from Punch report, the Buhari powerful cabal has monopolized the access to the sick President.

Family members, friends and senior government officials who attempted to call or pay visits to President Muhammadu Buhari in the United Kingdom are having a difficult time getting access.

Information leaked by source in government, who spoke on condition of anonymity, Buhari’s wife had voiced her displeasure to close friends and associates that the cabal she complained about were still the ones in charge of her husband in London.

“The First Lady is not with him permanently in London, which should normally not be the case. She has had a few clashes with the cabal and she is not happy that they are also firmly in control in London. That’s why she goes and comes. She is not happy with the atmosphere over there.”

Since President Buhari extended his medical vacation on February 19 seeking for longer rest in UK, those who have visited him in his Abuja House residence in London include the Senate President, Bukola Saraki;  Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun; Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Chief Bisi Akande; Ogun State Governor and Ibikunle Amosun.

Details given that the visits were initiated by the guests who made requests which had to be reviewed by the president’s aides. Daura was present during the Tinubu and Akande’s visit. Daura, who holds no political office in the present dispensation, has repeatedly been touted as the most powerful person in the present government, prompting Buhari to publicly declare late October 2016 that, “I’m in charge, not Mamman Daura

Bed Tips You Should Know To Put Your Romance Back Into Top Gear

The older we get, the bolder we become in the BEDROOM as we make a determined bid to make our sxx lives sizzle in middle age, a poll has revealed.

The exclusive Mirror Survation poll, carried out over the past three days, has revealed how people in their 40s, 50s and 60s are up for anything as they try exciting new ways to spice up their sxx lives.

Of the 1,000, 40 to 70-year-olds questioned, more than a quarter had used a sex toy for the first time after turning 40.

And since turning 40, 12% had tried having sxx in a public place, while 6% had bedded a stranger whose name they didn’t even know.

Role play was something that 15% said they had tried, while 16% admitted having their first one-night stand after hitting middle age.

Here, Alix Fox – Durex’s sxx and relationships expert – reveals her TOP tips for hotting up your sxx life in middle age and beyond.

1 Be confident

                                 

If you are struggling with your self-image or feeling blue about your body, DRESSING up and experimenting with costumes can help boost how you feel about yourself, and prompt you to view your looks in a new light.

Role playing also offers a way to escape day-to-day life, so you can temporarily stop being “mum” or “the office manager” and let another part of your character come out.

2 Communicate

Good communication is the key to a great love life, but it can be really tricky to broach a conversation with your partner about sexual problems.

                                  

Try my “Care, Air, Share” technique. First, show you care about your lover’s needs and concerns. Start by telling them: “I know your job’s been keeping you really busy lately, and you’ve been stressed.”

Next, air what’s on your mind: “I’ve noticed you don’t seem so interested in sex nowadays. I’d love to enjoy more regular fun together.”

Then, invite them to share their thoughts: “What do you think? Is there a way we could work that out, or anything you’d like to try? How can I help?”

3 Flirt

Make a conscious effort to flirt and play with your partner in the daytime as well as in the evening.
                                        

If you are going out to dinner together, try making love before you leave the house instead of waiting until you get home, when you may well be exhausted/tipsy/bloated after a rich meal.

Regularly let them know that you think they look gorgeous, whether that’s first thing in the morning or when you are both chilling out on the SOFA in the evening.

4 Get in the mood

Play a naughty version of Consequences. One of you think of a location and write it down. Take turns to add details, such as props–which could be a sex toy, handcuffs or a hotel room key – positions, costumes and scenarios.

Over the day you will conjure up an X-rated bedtime story. And as you will have spent hours thinking lewd thoughts, you’ll be in the mood to get rude.

5 Experiment

Tiredness and stress can have a huge impact on our sex lives as we age. If a man is exhausted or anxious, it can be difficult for him to gain and maintain an erection.

                                   

If losing an erection is denting a man’s sexual confidence, toys such as the Durex Pleasure RINGcan offer a fantastic chemical-free helping hand.

6 Try new toys

A drop in oestrogen associated with ageing can also make women’s bodies less responsive to stimulation, which could mean arousal and orgasm take longer to achieve.

The good news is many women find they have orgasms more frequently as they mature – it just takes a little longer to get there.

Using a sex toy during foreplay and intercourse can help add that extra level of stimulation that you may find that you need in order to climax as you get older.

7 Afternoon delight

Menopausal symptoms and general ageing can have a negative impact on your emotions and confidence. Many women find that they gain weight, particularly around the middle, due to plummeting oestrogen levels. Hot flushes and night sweats can leave women feeling unattractive and in no mood for sex. If night sweats are making sex all the wrong kinds of “hot”, one solution is not to make love at night.

                                      

Try treating yourself to a bit of cheeky “afternoon delight”, or making love before you head out on a weekend date together, rather than waiting until you get home, when menopausal symptoms may be starting to kick off.

8 Treat each other

Buying new UNDERWEAR or treating your partner can help you both feel better.

9 Boost libido

For older women, hormonal changes connected to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, the menopause and ageing can all cause their libidos to plummet drastically.

                                    

Combat any flagging sex drives by focusing on the hot spot – the clitoris, which has more than 8,000 nerve endings.

10 Don’t let menopause get in the way of sex

Skin dries as we get older and is less good at producing moisture. During the menopause, falling levels of oestrogen mean that less lubrication is produced during arousal, making sex uncomfortable.

Today’s advanced formulations of water-based lube feel really NATURAL, not icky and sticky, and some, such as Durex Play Aloe Vera, contain nourishing ingredients that can help care for sensitive skin and avoid soothe soreness.

11 Check your medications

Certain medicines can hinder your sexual response, including your desire for sex and your ability to become aroused.

If it is becoming a problem, talk to your GP about switching to a different medication with fewer sexual side effects.

12 Mix up your routine

Get yourselves out of the habit of restricting sex to a set time and place. Always the BEDROOM, and always at night, will make sex feel monotonous.

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Friday, 24 February 2017

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

President Buhari Calls Gov Ganduje Of Kano Thanks, Kano State Indigenes For Their Prayers

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President Buhari Calls Gov Ganduje Of Kano Thanks, Kano State Indigenes For Their Prayers
Kano State government revealed that president Buhari called His Excellency Governor Ganduje of Kano state during a state prayer’s session organized for the quick recovery of the president.

The president was said to have made the surprise call during the special prayer session.He was said to have appreciated the prayers on his behalf by the state government.

PHOTOS: Plus Sized Model Bares B00bs As She Shares Inspiring Message

Plus Sized Model Bares B00bs As She Shares Inspiring Message
American plus-sized model and radio host, Simone Mariposa has made the decision to reclaim the word ‘fat‘ after being bullied by cruel trolls.


The Los Angeles based revealed that she has had the photo saved in her drafts but was scared to post it online. Read whats she wrote and see more photos below:


“I’ve had this picture saved in my drafts for a while, and I was scared to post it.

I have a tough relationship with the rolls on my stomach, and anytime they show in pictures, I always delete them.

But I took a second to think about it, today.

This is me, the body that I have worked so hard to love and accept.

There’s no hiding it, and I shouldn’t have to.

I’d be doing a disservice to myself and the women who look at me and my body for inspiration to present a constantly edited depiction of myself.

/*-/*So here I am. Rolls and all.

#BEInYourSkin “


The Government Won't Allow Militants To Hold Nigeria To Ransom - Acting President

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We Won’t Allow Militants Hold Nigeria To Ransom –osinbajo

Nigerian acting President  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday stated emphatically that militants in the Niger Delta will not be allowed to hold Nigeria to ransom, just as he said the administration is committed to its change agenda.

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said the dwindling oil prices and disruption in supply occasioned by the insecurity in the Niger Delta region had made Nigerians to realise the urgent need to diversify the nation’s economy.

Nigerian acting president, who spoke at the 16th National Productivity Day and conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award on 15 individuals and five organisations in Abuja, said though, delivery may be a bit slow, but the promised change will come in no distant time.

The acting president said, “Boko Haram has been defeated and is only resorting to cowardly attacks on soft targets, killing innocent men, women and children. Despite this, the residents of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, including several neighbouring states are now going about their daily business in relative safety.

“Besides Boko Haram, a new insurgency has risen in the form of blowing up gas and oil pipelines by groups of Niger Delta militants. This administration will not allow them to hold the country to ransom. While security is being beefed up in the area, we shall intensify our ongoing dialogue with the various stakeholders in the region,” he said.

Aware of the onerous task ahead, especially in pulling the country out of the recession, the acting president asserted that with more productivity, the nation will, once more, be on the path of sustainable growth and development that will guarantee the people a higher and improved standard of living.

The acting president reveal, without visible level of productivity in any nation, employment generation and wealth creation could not  be guaranteed.

He disclosed that government will facilitate the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by putting in place friendly policies to motivate entrepreneurs because of its ability to grow the economy and provide jobs.

In addition, he said economic stabilisation measures, including import restriction will be sustained to increase dependency on local manufacturing enterprises.

This year’s theme: “Productivity for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Employment,”, Osinbajo,  said was  timely and apt assuring that government will ensure actualisation of the social security programmes.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, while explaining the essence of the award, said it was organised to celebrate and reward excellence in service.

This he added was through recognition of   individuals and organisations that had made significant contributions to the growth and development of the nation.

He said it was based purely on merit with emphasis on creativity, innovation, high performance, efficiency, discipline and patriotism.

Breaking: Turkey reverses female army officers' headscarf ban

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Strong ban on female army officers in Turkey wearing the Muslim headscarf has been lifted by the government.

It has long been seen as the guardian of Turkey's secular constitution. The military is the last Turkish institution to see the ban removed.

Putting on headscarves in public institutions was banned in the 1980s.

Meanwhile, Turkey's Islamist-leaning President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, argues that the ban is an illiberal vestige of the past.

The issue has been controversial in Turkey for many years.

Turkish demonstrators raise their hands during a protest organised by pro-Islamic groups outside the Middle East Technical University in Ankara (07 September 2013)
Secularists regard the headscarf as a symbol of religious conservatism and have accused President Erdogan of pushing an Islamist agenda, converting many public schools into religious ones as part of his pledge to raise "a pious generation".

News reaching us that the BBC's Mark Lowen, in Istanbul, says the secular side of Turkey now feels largely ostracised, accusing Mr Erdogan of governing just for his conservative, religious support base.

The conservatives respond that they were long seen as second-class citizens and the headscarf is an expression of individual liberties.
Our correspondent says that Turkey's religious-secular divide is as old as the republic itself, but is now arguably deeper than ever.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Baghdad car bomb kills at least 48

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Burnt-out vehicles at the scene of a massive car bomb in a used car market in southern Baghdad (16 February 2017)
At least 48 people have been killed in Baghdad in the third blast in the Iraqi capital in three days, security and medical sources say.

A car packed with explosives blew up near car dealerships in the Shia area of Bayaa in the south of the city. More than 50 people were injured.

The Islamic State (IS) group claimed the attack, saying it targeted "a gathering of Shias".



At least 24 people were killed in other attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Locals look at debris at the scene of a massive car bomb in southern Baghdad(16 February 2017)
Baghdad saw a wave of deadly suicide attacks by IS in the first few days of 2017, but the number had dropped until recently.

An AFP reporter at the scene of Thursday's bomb reported seeing numerous burnt-out vehicles, and blood on the ground.

Pregnant Danielle Lloyd 'in talks to pose for Playboy

A COMEBACK: Pregnant Danielle Lloyd 'in talks to pose for Playboy

Danielle Lloyd could be a layback comeback as Playboy's report talks to return 11 years after she first posed for the magazine.
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The 33-year-old model - who announced she is pregnant recently - took off for the book on a decade away, and reported the two discussed the possibility of shooting.
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According to The Sun, the star was a Los Angeles near the end of last year with her fiancé Michael and held "meetings".

US President Donald Trump launches stinging attack on media

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US President Donald Trump has launched a ferocious attack on the media while defending his record during his first weeks in office.


Mr Trump appeared in a 76-minute press conference where he told reporters their level of dishonesty was out of control.

He cited hostile coverage of his call for warmer relations with Russia.

Critics say his stymied travel ban and the firing of a top adviser point to a White House in chaos.
But the president used his speech to tout his fulfilment of campaign promises, and said his administration was a "finely tuned machine".

He also revealed an executive order on the travel ban is expected next week.

Mr Trump opened his remarks by mounting a blistering attack on the media for underplaying his achievements after he "inherited a mess at home and abroad".

The president continued that he was appearing at the White House news conference to take his message "straight to the people".

He praised his administration for its "significant progress", pointing to a rising stock market and a crackdown on illegal immigrants as examples of his success.

He also dismissed claims that his administration has had a chaotic start.

"This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine," he said.

His news conferences comes after Mr Trump's national security adviser was forced to resign and his labour secretary withdrew his nomination.

Mr Trump also suggested he would replace his controversial executive order temporarily barring travel from seven Muslim-majority countries next week with a new, revised order.
He said the rollout of the travel ban was "very smooth" despite legal challenges his administration has faced.

Court documents released on Thursday also showed Mr Trump plans to rescind and replace the travel ban instead of having a larger appellate panel review the ruling.

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit last week upheld a lower-court decision that suspended the ban.
Mr Trump also criticised the 9th Circuit during his news conference, claiming the court was "in turmoil".

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

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Pakistani devotees gather on 18 June, 2014 at the shrine of 13th century Muslim Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, in Sehwan



A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say.
The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province, police said.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack, which has been claimed by so-called Islamic State.

                                Injured Pakistani blast victims are treated at a local hospital after a bomb explosion in the shrine

A surge of attacks this week has shattered a period of improving security in Pakistan.

The shrine was crowded as Thursday is considered a sacred day for Muslims to pray there.
The blast, in one of the country's most revered shrines, is the deadliest in a string of bombings in Pakistan this week, claimed by the Pakistani Taliban and other Islamist militants.

The Edhi Welfare Trust, which runs the country's largest ambulance service, said 43 of the dead were men, nine women and 20 children.

At least 250 others were wounded, a senior police official told the BBC. The only hospital in the area was said to be overwhelmed.

Pakistani hospital staff make arrangements outside an emergency ward for the victims of suicide bombing at a famous shrine in interior Sind province, in Karachi

The critically injured were being sent by ambulance to Jamshoro and Hyderabad, some two hours away. The military said navy helicopters capable of flying at night would be sent to airlift the critically injured.

Prime Minister Sharif has vowed to fight the militants who have carried out attacks.
"The past few days have been hard, and my heart is with the victims," he said in a statement.
"But we can't let these events divide us, or scare us. We must stand united in this struggle for the Pakistani identity, and universal humanity."

Sufism has been practised in Pakistan for centuries. Most of the country's radical Sunni militant groups despise the Sufis, as well as Shia Muslims, as heretics.

Two separate bombings in the country's north-west killed at least seven people on Wednesday.
And on Monday, at least 13 people died in a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore. A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, said it had carried out that attack.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

SEED OF DESTINY: The Power of Focus

Dunamis’ Daily Devotional February 15: The Power Of Focus
Dunamis’ Daily Devotional written by Pastor Paul Enenche
Topic: The Power Of Focus 
Today Wednesday February 15, 2017

Scripture: And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live. Numbers 21:8

Thought For The Day: What God says about you in His Word is greater than what you see around yourself.

In Numbers chapter 21, the Bible makes it clear that God sent fiery serpents to bite the children of Israel because they murmured against Him. As a remedy to the problem, when they cried unto God, God told Moses to lift up a brazen serpent so that anyone who looked at it would be healed of the serpent’s bite. Therefore, the people had the choice to either look at the serpent biting them on the ground or the one lifted up on the pole.

Beloved, you have the right to choose where you place your attention but you do not have any right over the outcome of that choice. Your outcome in life is determined by where you are looking per time.

For everything that is happening around you, there is a written word about it in the Bible. And you have the choice to either look at what is happening or at what is written.

Beloved, what God says about you in His Word is greater than what you see around you. Therefore, ignore the challenges and look at the revelation in God’s Word.

Remember this: What God says about you in His Word is greater than what you see around you.

Assignments:

1. Never meditate on any circumstance that is contrary to God’s revealed Will for your life.

2. Locate at least 2 to 5 Scriptures related to any challenge in your life, meditate on them and make positive declarations based on them.

FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING, GET THIS MESSAGE: LOOK AND LIVE.

Prayer: O LORD, I choose to believe Your Word above every circumstance. Help me LORD, to believe Your Word above the circumstances of life, LORD, in Jesus’ Name.

Daily Reading: Exodus 39:1 to 40:38, Mark 1:1 to 28, Psalm 35:1 to 16, Proverbs 9:11 to 12.

Amazing Fact: A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

Today In History: 15/02/1965 - Canada adopted Maple leaf flag.

Quote: Your life is not ultimately at the mercy of your circumstances. Culled from 365 WISDOM CAPSULES by Dr Paul Enenche.

Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), is a powerfully anointed church, headquartered at Abuja, Nigeria, with Dr Paul and Dr Becky Enenche, as the Senior Pastors. It is a power-packed arena where God’s Presence, Principles and Power are at work for the salvation, healing and restoration of human destinies and dignities.

Restructuring depends on what Nigerians want - Atiku

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Restructuring depends on what Nigerians want, says Atiku
Fomer Vice-President Atiku delivered on Tuesday said any decision on restructuring of the country would be taken by the people, not by politics alone.

Transfer said this in Minna, Niger's capital, after visiting Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, who recently returned to the city after a drug holiday in Germany.

He said that it is in the heart of Babangida to know how the former president was allowed to go after his trip abroad.

“The issue of restructuring the country is left to Nigerians to decide whether they want it or not,” he said.

On the issue of recession, he said he had been advising the federal government positively on how to tackle the problem, even outside the media.

“I have been in the corridors of power before, so it is not easy. Using the media always to advise government is a disservice,” he said.

“I know I have been making positive contributions to the government aside the media to enable us come out of recession.”

Abubakar was accompanied by Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger and some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

NEWS FLASH: White House confirmed that Trump called Buhari, other African leaders

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White House confirmed Trump spoke with Buhari and others

The White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, on a live press briefing shows that President Donald trump a phone call to the heads of the three African countries, including Nigeria, South Africa, and Tunisia.

Sean Spicer his press briefing appears before the White House press Corp and President Donald trump has a cell phone call and the chief of Tunisia, Peru, Nigeria, Columbia, and South Africa. There has been much media speculation about trump not to make an important phone call Buhari, although the briefing does not determine whether it is between acting president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo or the President Muhammadu Buhari , who is in London, UK to receive medical treatment. 

And confirmed by White House Press Secretary that there was a phone call between trump the leader of Nigeria and other world leaders have made all the rest media speculation that such phone calls are taking place. 

Sean Spicer, read out, the details of the conversation of the phone call will be available shortly. This will make the content of their telephone conversation.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Amazing!!! Photo of the week

Photo an art of romance

Indeed this piece of romantic and sexual exemplary will make you go Gaga. I wonder what you may be thinking now. Valentine, eroticism or emotional climax. Which ever you think is your created thought. But to me am not in anyway thinking any of the above.

I stumbled upon this photo on Facebook where a user is using it on his dp, wonder why? But to tell you the truth, the person is thinking rubbish as long as the photo remains on his displayed profile.

Please reader do not think rubbish as I'm not think. Whichever think you think is the product of your mind, because out of the abundant of heart the month speaks.
It is romantic but the person surely need a doctor for displaying this art on his DP

Furious South Africans burnt down houses of Nigerians

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South Africans at it again! It is never a new thing, such a news is sadden.
At least 15 houses either belonging or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, have been burnt by angry residents in Rosettenvile, south of Johannesburg.
 Furious South Africans burnt down houses of Nigerians

The residents are reported to be angry that foreign nationals had turned the neighbourhood into a drug haven.

According to Africa Review, some shops belonging to foreign nationals in the area were also looted on Sunday.

South African residents in the area claim Nigerians had illegally taken over most property and turned them into drug and prostitution dens.

Marc Gbaffou, African Diaspora Forum (ADM) chairperson, confirmed the attacks and blamed Herman Mashaba, Johannesburg mayor, for his inflammatory comments.

Early last December, Mashaba told a media conference that illegal immigrants got there criminally and should be treated as such.

During a visit to Rosettenville on Friday, he made claims that foreign nationals were using girls as young as nine as prostitutes in ‘drug houses’.

“According to community members, these homes are illegally occupied by Nigerian foreign nationals who run the homes as brothels and have girls as young as nine years old working as prostitutes,” he said.

“Many of the women in these brothels are also alleged to have no official identification documentation.”

Gbaffou said it was reckless for the mayor to make such a statement without proof.

“What proof does he have that foreigners are running these brothels? His remarks are very inflammatory, and it makes no difference that he has diverted from illegal immigrants to drug peddling. It is very dangerous and we see it as propaganda of hatred,” he said.

A community leader, Andile Tshem, called on residents to desist from violence, adding that it was high time law enforcement agents took action against criminals.

“We don’t encourage this at all, you cannot correct a wrong with another wrong. South African people must not be living on the streets when foreigners are using houses as brothels,” he said.

Police have arrested a man found in one of the houses that was set alight in Rosettenville.

Some Nigerians in Johannesburg took to Twitter to express their anger.

Ex-Gov. Ibori speaks out: I am NOT a thief

Ibori former Governor says, I am not a thief
The former Delta state Governor, James Ibori speaks for the first time he returned Nigeria from the UK prison; “Today I have decided to speak for myself. I am not a thief, I cannot be a thief,”

James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, says the biggest concern he had while serving a jail sentence in the UK was how his people were coping in his absence.

Speaking in his hometown of  Oghara during a special thanksgiving service organised in his honour, Ibori said those behind his travails had the intention of keeping him away from his people.

He appreciated his supporters for the love shown to him, saying he had always known that “a day like this would come”.

“Today I have decided to speak for myself. I am not a thief, I cannot be a thief,” he said.

“Today is the day they say I should give testimony to God, for those who know me, you know that my entire life is a testimony itself and I have said it over and over again that my life is fashioned by God, directed by God, sealed, acknowledged, blessed by God and I believe that since the day I was born.

“Like the arch bishop said, when this whole commotion started, what was most painful to me was the pain and suffering that my people were going through.

“When I looked at how things were going, I discovered that they wanted to separate me from you people. They wanted me to go to the corner where I won’t be seen.

“It has nothing to do with me as a person because for some reasons like I said to you, I drew my strength from God and somehow, I knew that God would stand by me. I knew that this day would come. I am indeed very pleased that I can now stand before you and look at your faces, faces that I have missed and those of you who have indeed suffered the pains of my absence.”

Ibori, who said he lacked words to express his feelings, added that God answered the prayers of those who wish him well.

“When I reflect, it gives me joy that all your prayers, God has answered. I thank you for all your support and solidarity with me all through this period,” he said.

“It is indeed not what I can begin to say. If I am to give testimony of my journey, you will not leave here. The only testimony that I have is the fact that I am back and alive in your midst. And again I say that I never had any doubt in my mind that I would get back home.

“I am happy to be home with my people. There is nobody that can battle with the Lord. An Urhobo adage says there is time for everything. A day will come when I will tell my story and every one of you will hear me, but for today, it is just to thank God.”

BREAKING: India arrests Nigerian who ingested cocaine ‘at Lagos guesthouse’

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Drugs - India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has recovered 1.3 kilograms of fine quality Colombian cocaine stashed in 90 capsules from the stomach of a Nigerian, who had come to Delhi from Lome, Togo.

According to The Times of India, the accused was taken to hospital where an X-ray confirmed the presence of foreign bodies in his stomach.

He was kept in the hospital for two days during which he expelled 90 capsules containing 1.3kg cocaine.

The Nigerian was identified as Monday Tony Okonkwo. He arrived at IGI airport in an Ethiopian Airlines plane on February 6.

“When we conducted a thorough search of his body and baggage, he denied having any drugs or banned substance with him. However, the NCB team got suspicious when he said that he had come to India regarding his business of wigs and hair, but was found travelling on a tourist visa,” said Rajender Pal Singh, deputy director general of the agency.

Tony was taken to Safdarjung hospital where an X-ray confirmed the presence of foreign bodies in his stomach.

During interrogation, the man revealed that he had ingested the drug capsules at a guesthouse in Lagos.

“The accused said he took around three hours to ingest the capsules and then took a flight to Lome,” he said.

He then travelled to Addis Ababa from where he boarded a flight to New Delhi. His passport has corroborated the claims, according to Singh .

Okonkwo was supposed to deliver the drugs to another distributor who would have contacted him once his Indian number was active.

“We are on the lookout for his handlers based in India and Nigeria,” Singh added.

NCB believes the cartel is being run by a group based in Peru or Bolivia and is the same one that had employed a Brazilian woman to carry the contraband in swallowed packs.

The consignments were said to have first been taken to Sao Paolo, Brazil, and distributed throughout West African countries before sent to India via Ethiopia or Abu Dhabi.

Source: TheCable

AMERICAN POLITICS: Trump Sons Forge Ahead Without Father, Expanding and Navigating Conflicts

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President Trump’s old office on the 26th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan sits unoccupied now, unofficial storage space for the gathering trove of memorabilia that his two oldest sons say they hope will eventually be turned over to their father’s presidential library.

But just one flight down, in Eric and Donald Trump Jr.’s cramped offices, their father is ever-present — in the seven copies of a recent issue of Golf Digest with his photo and the headline “Golfer-in-Chief” on the cover stacked on Eric’s desk; in his visage looping endlessly on CNN (yes, they watch CNN); in the cardboard cutout of the president watching from behind a stash of blueprints in the corner.

This is the conundrum facing the two brothers as they assume control of the empire their father built: How do they move forward, and navigate the ethical shoals, at a business predicated entirely on the brand of the man they have vowed to distance themselves from?

“His DNA will always be in the company in a big way,” Eric said, during nearly five hours of interviews over two days last week at Trump Tower. “His DNA built the company. His DNA also built us. We’re extensions of him in so many ways.”
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OPEN HEAVENS: The God of All Impossibilities

Pastor E.A Adeboye
Open Heavens Devotional written by Pastor E.A Adeboye
 Topic: The God of All Impossibilities 
Monday 13, February 2017

Memorise: For with God nothing shall be impossible. – Luke 1:37

Read: Genesis 18:1-15 (KJV)

1 And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;

2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

3 And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant:

4 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:

5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.

6 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.

7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it.

8 And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.

9 And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.

10 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.

11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.

12 Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

13 And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

Bible in One Year: John 11, Isaiah 37:14-27

MESSAGE:

The awesomeness of God is made manifest in situations that are tagged impossible. Our God likes to get involved in such cases so that they serve as reference points to those who have doubts in their hearts about Him. What is that impossible situation you are confronted with? God can use it to demonstrate to the world that there is no situation, no matter how bad, that He cannot reverse. In today’s Bible reading, the three men who came on a visit to Abraham and Sarah were on a mission to remind them that God is a God of plan and purpose. Have you been waiting a long time for that precious promise of God to come to pass? I have good news for you: your season of divine visitation has come in Jesus’ Name. Abraham and Sarah had given up and were no longer optimistic about the promise of a child to them. Sarah could not help laughing when she heard that time and life would be restored to her, because she knew her age and the deadness of her womb. Her skepticism made the Lord ask “Is anything too hard for the Lord?” Are you looking at the doctor’s professional report concerning your case? I want to let you know that the report of the Lord will override every negative report concerning you in Jesus’ Name.

Lazarus was dead and was already buried for four days (John 11:39). Nobody wanted to get close to his tomb because he was already stinking; yet the Lord went to that hopeless situation and reversed the irreversible. The Lord decided to take His time before going to Mary and Martha, in order to convince the whole world that even though people may have given up on you, He is always there to demonstrate to them that they are not your creator. There is nothing that the redemption paid for by Christ cannot take care of. Are you struggling with poverty, or are you getting in and out of hospital beds? Have you been labelled a permanent failure or been told nothing good can come out of your life? Know that there is a God in heaven who works wonders among men. If He sees that your natural season is over, He then reminds the world that “He changes times and seasons” (Daniel 2:21a). If He realises there are powerful forces contenting with your life, He lets them know that "He removeth kings, and setteth up kings" (Daniel 2:21b). If the world says you are no longer relevant in the scheme of things, He tells them that "He giveth wisdom to the wise and knowledge to them that know understanding" (Daniel 2:21c). With these assurances, you should thank God and praise Him all your life, knowing that your desires will come to pass. There shall be expedited reversal of every negative circumstance in your life today in Jesus’ Name.

Key Point: There is no impossibility with God.

Open Heavens Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer's Ministries.