Prominent Nigerian Pastor Is Dead, 25 Killed In Fire Accident

Prominent Nigerian Pastor, Nnadozie Is Dead
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The former Church Secretary of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor Livinus Polycarp Nnadozie, is dead.
The cleric who died at the age of 78 was a close aide of the General overseer of the church, Pastor William Kumuyi.

Nnadozie before his death was a member of the Board of Trustees of The Deeper Christian Life Ministry.

The church in a statement released through it Secretary, Pastor S.M. Afuwape, disclosed that Nnadozie died on Tuesday after a protracted illness.

According to the church, the deceased served as the General Manager of Life Press Limited and as Church Secretary for many years before his retirement on 30th November, 2008.

The statement reads “In total submission to the will of God and with gratitude for a glorious life spent in the service of the Lord, the Church wishes to announce the passing on to glory of Pastor Livinus Polycarp NNADOZIE, a member of the Board of Trustees of The Deeper Christian Life Ministry and a Group Pastor in Old Alimosho District.

His death took place on Tuesday, 12th of October, 2021 in Lagos after a protracted illness.

“Pastor Livinus Polycarp NNADOZIE served meritoriously as the General Manager of Life Press Limited and as Church Secretary for many years before his retirement on 30th November, 2008.

“He in addition served as State Overseer of Ebonyi State from 2003 to 2005.
Source – Naija News

25 Killed As Fire Engulfs 13-storey Apartment Building
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A fire in southern Taiwan has killed 25 people and injured dozens more after it engulfed a 13-storey apartment building.

The building caught fire around 3am on Thursday, fire department officials in the city of Kaohsiung said.

Crews were conducting search and rescue efforts into the afternoon.

While the blaze has been put out, the lower levels of the building were completely blackened.The blaze was “extremely fierce” and destroyed many floors of the building, according to a statement from the fire department.

Firefighters are unsure of the source of the blaze, but said the flames burned most intensely where a lot of clutter had been piled up.

Witnesses told local media they had heard an explosion at around 3am.

The building is about 40 years old, according to an official statement, with shops in the lower levels and apartments above.
Source – Irish Examiner