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Again, 2 Nigerians Killed In South Africa

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The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to climb with two young Nigerians being the latest victims.

The latest killing brings the number of Nigerians killed in the former apartheid enclave since February, 2016 to 118.

Up to 800,000 Nigerians, mostly young people, reside in South Africa, according to unofficial estimates.

The Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Habib Miller, told NAN in a telephone interview that two additional Nigerians were killed in South Africa in the past eight days.

Miller, who spoke from Pretoria, South Africa, identified the latest victims as Francis Ochuba, a native of Ngodo community in the Umnneochi Local Government Area of Abia.

He named the other victim as Chidi Ibebuike, native of Uturu in the Isikwuato Local Government Area also in Abia.

“Ochuba, a property owner, was shot dead alongside his estate agent, a female South African on May 5. They were shot dead as they visited the tenant occupying Ochuba’s house to collect rent.

“The incident occurred in Central Johannesburg, while Ibebuike was shot dead at the entrance to his house at Hazyview in Mpumalanga on May 13.

“Ibebuike’s car was subsequently, snatched by yet to be identified gunmen.

“The chairman of the Nigeria Union in Mpumalanga Province, Mr Amadi in company of other compatriots, have reported the incident to the South African police authorities and investigation is underway.”

Miller said the latest killings came on the heels of the cold blooded murder of ThankGod Okoro, a native of Ogbaku in the Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State on April 9 and that of Clement Nwaogu, a native of Njikoka in Anambra on April 22.

He recalled that Okoro was reportedly shot dead by a member of the South African Police Flying Squad at Florida in Johannesburg while Nwaogu was burnt alive by a mob in Rustenburg in the North West Province.

The spokesman said that a violent group in Rustenburg had earlier given Nigerians notice to vacate the area or get killed.

He said that since the order was issued, there had been numerous cases of Nigerians being kidnapped with ransom paid to their abductors.

“The incessant looting and killings in the area, prompted 14 Nigerians to protest the injustice and the lack of police protection from the South African Police.

“The 14 Nigerians were attested and had been detained since Jan. 21 in Rustenburg.

“The extra-judicial killing of Nigerians in South Africa is however, a stark contrast to the general goodwill and protection South Africans and their businesses enjoy in Nigeria.

“There has been no record of looting of South African businesses in Nigeria.

“While South African companies transfer billions of dollars in profit made from doing business in Nigeria, Nigerians in South Africa are sending body bags of murdered bread winners back home to Nigeria to dejected families,” Miller said.

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George Floyd’s Daughter Speaks Out About Her Dad For The First Time

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George Floyd was at his daughter Gianna Floyd’s side from the moment she was born into the world.

Floyd, who had just got off work received the call that Gianna, now six years old, was due to be born. A tired Floyd slept through hours of mother Roxie Washington’s painful labor. It was Gianna’s entrance into the world that would finally awaken him.

“She cried and he heard her,” Washington told “Good Morning America.” “They wiped her off and they gave her to him. I mean that was his baby. He wanted that moment though. He really really wanted that moment. He looked forward to that.”

Now Gianna feels an emptiness following her father’s death. In a recent interview, “she said she wants people to know “kinda that I miss him.”

Washington described Floyd as a supporter that did everything for their daughter.

“He just wanted her to have the best,” Washington said. “We were struggling so he did what he had to do as a man and he had to come here [to Minneapolis] to work. And he said I’m going to come back and get y’all.”

“I mean, that was his baby. He loved his little girl,” Washington said.

”And Gianna loved him. If you ask Gianna Floyd what her father was like, she’ll tell you that he was fun and played with her.

“He would put her on his shoulders,” Washington said. “She didn’t have to play with nobody else because daddy was gonna play all day long. And they played. They had fun.”

Washington was informed of Floyd’s death by her niece, and a close friend of Floyd’s would later confirm it.

“I watched it only for a moment,” Washington said of the bystander video showing Floyd’s death. “I couldn’t believe that somebody was on him like that. And then in that moment, you know, because I loved him so much I wanted to help him or I wish I could’ve been there to help him. And just hearing him begging for his life.”

In addition to the recent death of her mother, the death of Floyd is hard to talk about for Washington, especially with their daughter. But she faced that conversation when Gianna knew something was wrong.

“I had closed the door so I could watch the news. I went in the room and I said ‘Gianna, why did you open the door?’ She said ‘Something’s going on with my family,’” Washington told ABC News’ Eva Pilgrim. “She said ‘I hear them. I hear them saying my Daddy’s name.’”

Washington says she still hasn’t found the words to explain how her father died.

When asked what she’ll like to become, she said ““I know what I want to be when I grow up,” Gianna called out. “A doctor. So I can help people.”

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I’ll Reopen Synagogue Church When I Get Instruction From Holy Spirit — TB Joshua

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The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B. Joshua, said Wednesday that he was waiting for an instruction from the Holy Spirit to open his church.

Joshua spoke in response to the Federal Government’s guidelines for reopening religious centres.

Federal and State governments shut most worship centres in most of the country in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Presidential Task Force on the pandemic said Tuesday that places of worship had been identified as a major avenue of potential COVID-19 SPREAD.

PTF National Coordinator, Dr. Aliyu Sani, who announced the guidelines, added: “It is better to stay at home and worship than to go into a place of worship.”

Responding to the government’s advice, Joshua said in a statement that he would reopen SCOAN when God asks him to do so.

He said: “Don’t forget there was a revelation three times concerning the church closing.

“That same God, we are waiting to hear from on when to reopen – when things will go back to normal – as usual. God’s time is the best. We are waiting at His feet for that time. We are tarrying for the Holy Spirit’s instruction. Pray without ceasing.

“Meet us as usual on Emmanuel TV until we hear from God when to reopen, the same God who gave us the prophecy three times about the church closing. It is God’s work, not our work. Here, our thanks go to the authorities for understanding. Jesus is Lord!”

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Married Man Nabbed In Enugu After Defiling A 13-Year-Old Girl And Impregnating A Girl, 15

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A married man identified simply as Lucky has been nabbed by residents of South Africa community in Abakpa, Enugu State after defiling a 13-year-old girl.

The minor identified as Godiya met Lucky after leaving her grandmother’s house who scolded her. The suspect who she asked for direction took her to a bush where he defiled her, gave her yoghurt and N2000 to keep the incident between them.

The act was uncovered after the victim’s grandmother launched a search for her. Facebook user, Leon Dag also revealed that Lucky impregnated a 15-year-old girl who gave birth two weeks ago.

He wrote;

This married man by the name Lucky ,defiled a 13-year-old girl called Godiya, in a place called South Africa in Abakpa,Enugu State.

On Monday, June 1st,2020, she was scolded by her grandmother and she threatened to go back to her mother. On her way,she met lucky and asked him for directions and he took her to the back of a house where there was bush and defiled her . He gave her yoghurt and N2000 to keep mute .

After a while , her worried grandmother started a search for her and asked a couple of guys who had seen her grand daughter earlier and they took her to where they saw her . Godiya was interrogated when she got home and forced to confessed due to the beating she received from her grandmother . She revealed Lucky had threatened to kill her if she told anyone.

She started bleeding and passed out and was rushed to the hospital for treatment while Lucky was handed over to the police after thorough beating.We also found out that he impregnated a 15-year-old girl and she gave birth two weeks ago.

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