Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Today is the birthday of singer Linda Chidinma Douglas Ezeugo aka LeeH. She is the CEO of LeeH World, a company that specializes in modelling, cosmetics, beauty therapy and general beauty.
Omonaija is celebrating you today.
A statement signed by the Secretary to State Government, Julius Ihonvbere and dated May 24th, says the appointment takes effect from April 29th 2016. The statement reads;
“It is hereby notified for general information that in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 19 (1) of the Traditional Rulers and Chiefs Law, 1979 (as amended) and by virtue of all other laws enabling it in that behalf, the Executive Council of the Edo State Government of Nigeria has approved the appointment of His Royal Highness Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the Oba of Benin, with effect from 29th day of April, 2016.”
"I can't take anything to heaven" - Clergyman gives out 32 cars, millions of naira to needy, others to celebrate birthday
It is written in the Bible that "build your chest in heaven where termites and rodents won't be able to touch it". In a world where other clergymen acquires different material needs, have more than 10-20 fleet of cars in their garage with billions in their various accounts, the Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Joshua Iginla over the weekend, gave out 32 cars out of which were 16 SUVs to celebrate his birthday.
Iginla also gave out money running into several millions of naira to the aged, widows, orphanages and scholarships to orphans from nursery school to university. Bro Joshua Iginla Six Nollywood actors and actresses got Hummer jeep 3 series, Mercedes G-Wagon and Mercedes CLS 550. They include Jide Kosoko, Francis Duru, Alex Usifo, Ngozi Osondu, Thelma Nwosu and Sunday Omobolanle, popularly known as Babaluwe. Artisans got generators and cash gifts while the widows got deep freezers, rice and cash gifts ranging from N150,000 to N1.5 million.
Treasure Orphanage Foundation, Nyanya, Divine Wound Orphanage, Kubwa and Christ Home Foundation, Kuje, got N1.5 million each and rice while some orphans in the homes were awarded scholarships from nursery to university. Iginla said he had 782 widows and orphans he caters for. “It doesn’t matter to me if I trek home as I have given even the car that I personally drive. “I can only drive one car and live in one house at a time.
This understanding is what has taught me that when I die, others will inherit my assets. “The beauty of life is not in its duration but in its donation. I have not seen some of the beneficiaries before in my life or spoken to them. “I’m seeing many of them for the first time today. I am seeing Jide Kosoko for the first time”, he said.
Iginla also said he gave cars to the Nollywood actors because many of them were poor but people erroneously think they were rich. According to him, the fruit of the Nollywood artistes were being reaped by pirates and challenged government to do something to arrest it. “The Nollywood actors and actresses are our ambassadors; they have projected the image of this country positively”, he said. Kosoko, who confirmed he was meeting Iginla for the first time, commended him for his philanthropy. Iginla had, in 2015, given 18 cars and millions of naira as birthday gifts to people.