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Pete Edochie becomes a bishop



Veteran Nigerian actor Pete Edochie has come a long way since his days as Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart.

But few would have expected the actor, who is often type cast as an overly strict and unreasonable father or scheming-proverb-dropping elder, would become a bishop.

That is exactly what has happened. Okonkwo has become an Anglican bishop, photos from his latest movie set show.

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While details of the movie are sketchy, Edochie is currently on location in the East shooting the movie, which also feature actor Tony Umez.

Be warned, Bishop Pete Edochie is coming.

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APC, Masari condole Tambuwal over Abdulkadir’s death



The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday condoled Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, and the people of the state over the demise of the party’s erstwhile National Vice Chairman (North-West), Mr. Inuwa Abdulkadir.
The APC’s condolence message was delivered by the Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, who represented the national leadership of the party at the residence of the deceased in Sokoto.
Similarly, Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina state also condoled with Gov. Tambuwal, the family of the deceased ànd the people of Sokoto state over the passage of Abdulkadir.
The party described the death of its national office as a huge and irreplaceable loss not only to his family but also to the people of Sokoto state and the country in general.
The party also described late Abdulkadir as a courageous and hardworking person who lived an exemplary life.
They prayed to Allah to grant him Aljanna and his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Responding, Governor Tambuwal thanked the governors for the visit and prayed Allah to reward them abundantly.
Late Abdulkadir died Monday in Sokoto at the age of 54 following a brief illness.
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1.4m residents asked to evacuate in Japan as relentless rain kills 56



No fewer than 1.4 million residents of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu were ordered to flee their homes amid relentless rain on Tuesday, while the death toll from downpours on the island has risen to 56, local media reported.

An elderly couple died in the city of Yamaga shortly after they were rescued from a submerged vehicle in a rice paddy, Kyodo News reported.

An 87-year-old woman was confirmed dead after being found in her inundated home in the city of Omuta late Monday, according to Kyodo.

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Two temporary evacuation centres in Omuta, where more than 200 people had stayed, were flooded, the report said.

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a heavy rain emergency warning for Saga, Nagasaki and Fukuoka prefectures on Kyushu on Monday, calling on residents to be on “maximum alert.”

The agency lifted the emergency shortly before noon on Tuesday, but it warned of flooding, mudslides and swollen rivers in wide areas of Japan.

A seasonal rainy front was expected to continue dumping torrential rains on Kyushu and other parts of the country through Wednesday, including flood-stricken areas in Kumamoto prefecture, according to the agency.

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A total of 582 schools were temporarily closed on Tuesday in 10 prefectures, including Hiroshima and Shizuoka.

Landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains struck rural areas of Kumamoto over the weekend, leaving 53 people dead and nine others unaccounted for, broadcaster NHK reported.

Bad weather conditions hampered search and rescue operations.

A government report showed a total of 71 landslides, including 42 in Kumamoto and 15 in Kagoshima, occurred since Saturday.

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A water outage caused by the disaster affected more than 2,100 households in Kumamoto and Kagoshima, the government said.

Also about 4,600 households lost electricity in the prefectures of Oita, Kagoshima and Kumamoto as of Tuesday evening, according to Kyushu Electric Power.

Rainfall of up to 250 millimetres was forecast for southern Kyushu, the island of Shikoku and the Tokai region by Wednesday evening, the weather agency said.

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Lady dumps N400k earning boo to marry abroad plate washer, see reason



A Twitter user has shared the story of how a lady dumped her boyfriend who was earning a sizable sum to get hooked to a man who resides abroad.

According to the influencer identified as @TWEETORACLE the lady left her boyfriend with an N400k monthly pay and decided to marry a man who washes plates overseas. Going further, he revealed that the boyfriend she dumped now works in an oil company while her overseas husband is serving jail-term.

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Narrating the story via Twitter, he wrote; “I know a girl that turned down a Naija guy earning N400K to marry a guy washing plate abroad. She said the guy abroad can make easily. Today, the Naija guy is now earning above N1.2M monthly in an Oil company and the American guy she married has been in jail for drug crime.”

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