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8-Storey Building Under Construction Collapses in Imo with Causalities and Fatalities (photos)

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8-Storey Building Under Construction Collapses in Imo with Causalities and Fatalities

Many Imo residents are terrified and perplexed over the 8-Storey building under construction that collapsed yesterday evening along Musa Yar’Adua drive in Owerri Municipal Council Area of Imo State .

Rescue operation is still ongoing at the scene of the incident. One person has been confirmed dead while several others are still trapped in the rubbles.

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One of the survivors, who introduced his name as Prosper, said that at the moment they were nine in number that have survived. Five have been taken to the hospital who sustained various degrees of injuries.

According to Prosper, “I was very close to the building when I heard a crack around the pillars and I started running and before you know it it is like a sound of a bomb. The story building fell down.

“We are working in different departments I can’t count the actual number. We are many. We may be up to 40 in number. They have taken five people to the hospital. They were badly injured.”

Another survivor, who goes with the name Ike,

“We are up to 20 in number, we have those mixing cement. We have those pouring cement. There are plenty of people. We pray that God will help them come out alive.”

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#HIYOF: Former NANS Vice President Emerges the Recipient of the “Champion of Positive Change Award”

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The Former Vice President (National) National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Comrade Abubakar Musa, has emerged first recipient of the “CHAMPION OF POSITIVE CHANGE AWARD” in Nigeria, out of the six major contenders, selected from the six geo-political zones of the country. This was announced by ‘Amb. Oladele John Nihi’, Head of Communications HIYOF (Head of International Youth Organization Forum)

His emergence is predicated on his outstanding records in supporting and championing the course of youth and student development in Nigeria, most especially, Comrade Abubakar Musa’s recent parley with stakeholders that brought about a peaceful NANS Convention, 2020 and other notable interventions in the Student and Youth Constituency in Nigeria.

As part of the activities to mark this year’s UNITED NATIONS WORLD PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR YOUTH (WPAY), The UN World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) is to appraise Youth Development across Member Nations, and also to recognize the contributions of Young People and Stakeholders to the development of their Societies and Nation building in general.

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#HIYOF: Wale Akinterinwa Emerges the Recipient of the “Icon of Youth Empowerment Award”

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The Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Akinterinwa has emerged the first recipient of the “ICON OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AWARD” in Nigeria, out of the 12 major contenders, selected from the Thirty Six (36) States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).This was announced by the Head of Communications, HIYOF  ‘Amb. Oladele John Nihi’

His emergence is predicated on his enviable records in supporting the course of youth and student development in Ondo State and Nigeria at large, which has gotten the attention of Nigeria and the International Youth Constituency, thus worthy of HIYOF’s commendation.

This has always been a memorable event for The Heads of International Youth Organisations Forum (HIYOF)- Nigeria Chapter, as part of their activities to mark this year’s UNITED NATIONS WORLD PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR YOUTH (WPAY)”

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The UN World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) is to appraise Youth Development across Member Nations, and also to recognize the contributions of Young People and Stakeholders to the development of their Societies and Nation building in general.

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Ooni of Ife welcomes his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

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Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

The Ooni of Ife has formally welcomed his newborn son and the child’s mother to the palace.

A welcome ceremony was held in the Palace, with the Queen presenting the newborn Prince to the Ooni who then sat on his throne with his heir in his arms.

Sharing photos from the ceremony to Instagram, the monarch wrote: “Today, I welcomed our prince Tadenikowo Adesoji Aderemi Eri-Ifeoluwasimi and the mother to the palace of Ile Oodua.

“The almighty will exalt him and divinely make him the best.”

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

 

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

Ooni of Ife welcome his son and wife to the Palace of Ile Oodua

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