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Edo Agog as 40th Day Fidau Prayer Holds for Hajia Maimuna Umoru

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The 40thday Fidau Prayer for the late Hajia Maimuna Umoru comes up on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Afegbua Royal Palace, Awuyemi, Okpella.

A statement by the National President, Afegbua Royal Family Welfare Association (ARFWA), Alhaji Daudu Abdul Amin Afegbua said the event would attract political party leaders, top government functionaries and business moguls in Nigeria and abroad.

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 ‘’Muslim clerics and scholars will use the occasion to pray for the repose of the soul of Hajia Umoru, the oldest in the Afegbua descendants.

Hajia Maimuna Umoru died on May 16, 2019. The greatest significant of her passage lies not merely in the fact that she was 102 years old but that she led a life of distinction, marked by commitment to the common good and humanistic values.

 Hajia Umoru was a devoted Muslim, a successful business woman and a highly respected community leader.

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She was in addition a woman of integrity, a role model to generations of women, a source of inspiration to many in her immediate environment and a family woman that radiated the best of family values.

In the course of her life, she was duly recognized as a good advertisement for hard work and sincerity.

Hajia Maimuna Umoru (Nee Afegbua) was born on April 10, 1917 in Okpella to the Otaru and Ekhaifome 1 of Okpella, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Abdulmalik Asekomhe Afegbua (O.B.E). Her mother too was of a royal family breed from Ilorin, Kwara State. She was popularly known and called ‘’IYAAGBA’’ by her beloved ones. A devoted wife and a caring mother, the marriage was a happy one and was blessed with three children – Princess Asimaru, Princess Jenebu and herself.

Hajia Umoru lived a life of generosity, humility and friendship. In terms of pedigree, Hajia Umoru had it all. But what distinguished her from others, perhaps, was her religious zeal and quiet determination to excel and therefore chart a path that was distinctly her own.

The story of Hajia Umoru’s vastness in Islamic Knowledge in her tender age is told in Okpella where she lived most of her life and how it prompted her to acquire Western education.

In the course of her growth, Hajia Umoru made perhaps the most profound decision. She married Late Pa Umoru Obinagbe, an officer of the Nigeria Army from Ogute-Okpella. They had most of their children in Kano. They then moved to Benin City and Iwo, Osun State as a result of military transfer, where they lived till her husband’s retirement in 1979. They later moved to Okpella.

By all accounts, Hajia Umoru was a remarkable woman. She was constantly interested in mentoring others.

In Okpella, Hajia Umoru was a pillar to many people. She was a very kind woman even to a fault.

Her love for the good people of Okpella knew no bounds. One thing that was dear to her was giving commodities to people, especially her relatives. This made her so popular on the street she lived in Okugbe, Okpella.

People who knew her in Kano and Benin City also attested to this fact that at no time would you visit her home and go hungry.

Hajia Umoru lived a life fully dedicated to Allah and that obviously impacted on the family in various ways. She did not joke with her five daily prayers. Infact, she adhered to the five pillars of Islam. In 1984, she embarked on a pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina in fulfillment of the teaching of Islam.

Widely admired and respected by all for her combination of personal warmth, humanity and attention to details, her sense of humour was extraordinary. She was a visionary leader, epitome of service and excellence, kind, peace loving and a role model to many.

The daughter of the first paramount Otaru of Okpella Kingdom was an altruistic member of the Afegbua Royal Welfare Association. She was made adviser in the women’s wing. She became the most senior and head of the females in the Afegbua family in 2015, a position she held until her death.

Mama was also a strong member of the Muslim Women Organization in Okpella. She guarded and promoted the cultural and rich heritage of her people.

 Hajia Umoru’s abiding legacy was that she was a humanist to the core, a perfectionist, a quintessential mother and a friendly person.

Indeed, she remained modest and humble all through her life.

She shall be dearly missed not only by her relatives and friends but by Okpella Muslim Community.

Mama had seven children, 28 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Mrs. Ayisatu Obafemi (Late), National Bank of Nigeria, Lagos, Mrs. Abosede Awosika, American Embassy, Abuja (Retired), Mr. Abu Umoru, National Bank of Nigeria (Retired), Mrs. Rabiatu Usman, Retired Nursing Matron, Agenegbode, Edo State, Mr. Saliu Umoru, Sinoma Company Limited, Okpella , Edo State, Mrs. Adiza Odusina (UK) Waltham Forest (Crest) and Mr. Musa Umoru, American Embassy, Lagos.

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NAVIGATING THE NEXUS OF TRADITION AND TECHNOLOGY: MUSTAFA RAJAB’S JOURNEY AT GULFOOD 2024 BY CHINEDU NSOFOR

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NAVIGATING THE NEXUS OF TRADITION AND TECHNOLOGY: MUSTAFA RAJAB’S JOURNEY AT GULFOOD 2024

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CHINEDU NSOFOR

 

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In the heart of the bustling metropolis of Dubai, amidst the gleaming skyscrapers and the shimmering desert sun, lies the World Trade Center, a beacon of commerce and innovation. Here, in February 2024, the world’s most prominent figures in the food industry converged for the prestigious Gulfood Exhibition, an event that sets the stage for the future of global gastronomy.

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Among the myriad of attendees, one figure stood out: Mustafa Rajab, the Chief Operating Officer of a prominent trading company specializing in export strategies. With a keen eye for innovation and a dedication to quality, Mustafa embarked on a journey to navigate the intricate balance between tradition and technology in the realm of international commerce.

In an era where virtual meetings and online communication dominate the landscape, Mustafa found himself at the center of a debate: is physical face-to-face interaction still necessary in a world driven by digital connectivity?

“Some people argue that physical face-to-face interaction is no longer needed in this vast technological revolution of online meeting applications,” Mustafa reflects, “while others still believe that it is essential to conduct in-person communication in order to reach mutual understanding conceptually and practically.”

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For Mustafa, the answer was clear. “I would strongly support the fact of meeting people in person to achieve the desirable outcomes,” he asserts.

And so, armed with this conviction, Mustafa dove headfirst into the whirlwind of Gulfood 2024. Amidst the vibrant displays of culinary craftsmanship and the hum of animated conversations, he sought out both existing clients and potential prospects, eager to forge connections and explore new opportunities.

“I have conducted several quality meetings and discovered more information about the international market needs,” Mustafa shares. “I had the chance to promote new value-added products, considering the market specifications requirement in terms of quality, logistics, and delivery aspects.”

Despite the grueling pace of the exhibition, Mustafa’s enthusiasm remained undiminished. “Despite the fact that I was exhausted during the fair, I was, nevertheless, happy with my sales execution and the new potential clientele achievements,” he admits with a smile.

For Mustafa, Gulfood was more than just a trade show; it was a testament to the enduring power of personal connection in an increasingly digital world. “It has always been a wonderful journey at Gulfood,” he concludes, “and I look forward to many more opportunities to bridge the gap between tradition and technology in the realm of international trade.”

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How Primate Ayodele’s Prophecies Are Saving Lives

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How Primate Ayodele’s Prophecies Are Saving Lives

 

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The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele is known for prophecies and philanthropy but on a large scale, his prophecies have been saving the lives of Nigerians and other people in the world.

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As it is known, Primate Ayodele is fond of prophesying ahead of time, his prophecies are mostly warnings and in cases where the recipients refuse to listen, they end up suffering dire consequences and when they listen, they prevent whatever was supposed to happen.

For instance, Primate Ayodele has been releasing prophecies concerning the activities of terrorists in Nigeria and all of these prophecies have been coming to pass. In his 2024 prophecies, he revealed that kidnapping would take a new dimension in the country especially in Abuja, this was accurately fulfilled with the daily kidnap attacks in the federal capital territory till security operatives decided to take it seriously.

In the education sector too, Primate Ayodele warned security agencies to secure Nigerian schools as he saw several kidnap attacks happening in the sector. To fulfill this prophecy, scores of students were kidnapped in Kaduna and Sokoto in March 2024 and although most of them have been released now, the incident underscores the importance of Primate Ayodele’s prophecies in the country.

Interestingly, Primate Ayodele’s prophecy regarding the health sector in Nigeria has just saved the lives of several Nigerians that would have fallen victim to adulterated and toxic substances innocently.

In March, the prophet alerted the health sector in the country to be careful against confusion that will make them run helter-skelter. He continued by calling on NAFDAC to be on the lookout as he foresaw fake cough syrup being imported into Nigeria.

These were his words:

“The health sector must be fortified against attacks, I am seeing confusion in the sector, let them pray against situations that will make them run helter-skelter.”

“I also see fake cough syrup imported into the country, let NAFDAC be on the lookout to prevent the death of infants in our country.”

https://theeagleonline.com.ng/primate-ayodele-to-tinubu-i-see-another-deadly-disease-in-nigeria-africa/

Barely one month later, The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control has recalled Benylin Paediatrics Syrup manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, following recent toxicity findings in the laboratory on the product.

NAFDAC said laboratory analysis conducted on the product showed that it contained an unacceptably high level of Diethylene glycol and was found to cause acute oral toxicity in laboratory animals.

NAFDAC said it had directed the marketing authorisation holder of Benylin Paediatric syrup (Johnson and Johnson company, West Africa) to initiate the recall of the batch and the notice will also be uploaded to the WHO Global Surveillance and Monitoring System.

“Benylin Paediatric syrup is indicated for the relief of cough and its congestive symptoms and for the treatment of hay fever and other allergic conditions in children aged two to 12 years.

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ACAON appeals to federal government to improve economic policy

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ACAON appeals to federal government to improve economic policy

ACAON appeals to federal government to improve economic policy

 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That The National body of Anti -Corruption Awareness Organization Nigeria (ACAON) has appealed to the Federal government under the leadership of President Ahmed Bola Tinubu as matter of urgency to improve the economic policy of his administration as it’s really bitting so hard on the citizens especially the less privileged ones.

 

 

 

 

 

ACAON appeals to federal government to improve economic policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alhaji Kola Adeyemi, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of ACAON made this known to journalist in an online press briefing yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adeyemi said that the security situation in Nigeria has turned into a mockery stage and stressed on the need to fund all the security agencies effectively to enable them carry out their duties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He, noted with dismay that the present political parties and their leaderships are toying with the nation’s democracy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“What is happening within the various political parties at all levels across some states shows that politicians never had the interest of the masses at heart but rather their own selfish interest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Imagine the crisis in Rivers and Kano states and presently Edo State where the Deputy Governor was impeached just few months for the present administration to go, all these are considered as unhealthy and dangerous to our democracy and Nigerian at large.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I wonder if the our children still have hope in this country, our political leaders and stakeholders in various parties must play important roles to check mate their representatives and arrest the situations before its blown out of proportion”.

 

He commended Mr President on the recent “Students Loan Bill Accent, saying that if the implementation is properly guided, it will checkmate the unwarranted increments of school fees at all our higher institutions.

 

He felicitated Christians for the recent Easter celebration and also the Muslims faithful on the occasion of the 2024 Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

 

He tasked every follower of Islam with incorporating the spiritual lessons of love, peace, and justice from Ramadan into their everyday lives in order to promote national harmony, peace, and progress taught by Jesus Christ/ Prophet Muhammed .

 

He welcomed the new Deputy Governor of Edo state, Engr Godwin Omobayo Marvelous to his new assignments in Edo State.

 

He equally prayed for the immediate impeached Deputy Governor Comrade Philip Shuaib and urged him to take it in good faith as he has been appealing to his supporters to remained calmed and let the law take it’s cause in order not to bridge the peace in Edo State politics and Nigeria by extension.

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