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Governor Masari Mourns Senator Mustafa Bukar

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Engineer Mustafa Bukar, Madawakin Daura, describing the death as a sad and painful loss for Katsina State in particular and the nation in general. Governor Masari described Senator Mustafa, who died in Abuja yesterday after a protracted period of illness, a worthy son and representative of ...

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Governors Keep Mum After Meeting With Buhari

The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have met with President Muhammadu Buhari after the February meeting they had in Katsina, but refused to disclose their discussion. The meeting on Tuesday was held at the Council Chambers in Abuja and all the governors refused to unveil the reason for the meeting. There are speculations that the governors discussed the ...

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Mustapha Bukar, Buhari’s Senator Is Dead

Senator Mustapha Bukar, representing Katsina North senatorial district, President Muhammadu Buhari’s constituency, is dead. He was aged 63. Alhaji Kanta Bukar, the elder brother of the deceased, confirmed the death and said that Bukar died in the early hours of Wednesday at the Nizamiye Hospital, Abuja. He said the deceased was survived by two wives and 12 children, including Dr ...

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CodeLagos: 15,000 Trained As Ambode Approves Next Phase Of Initiative

…5000 coding centres to open this year Pleased with the success of the first phase of the CodeLagos initiative with over 15,000 individuals trained so far, Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the implementation of the next phase of the initiative, focused on expanding the reach and scope of the project to cater for more Lagos residents through its ...

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2019: Anambra Lawmaker Declares Second Term Ambition

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Edward Obiefuna Ibuzo the lawmaker representing Onitsha-North 2 state constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly has formally declared his second term ambition to return to the state Assembly in 2019. The lawmaker who performed the ceremony on Wednesday at his constituency office American Quarters Onitsha while presenting his Letter of Intent to his ward chairman,  ...

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Woman Shoots Man At Point Blank Range On Facebook Live

A woman is in jail after shooting a man in the head at point blank range on an internet live stream while showing off with a handgun. Cassandra Nickcole Damper, 25, was arrested after she shot Devyn Holmes on Facebook Live while they were sitting in a car outside a gas station in Houston, Texas. Police were initially called to ...

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You Are A Failure, Obasanjo Slams Buhari Again…As Presidency Reacts

Former Nigeria’s President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the current administration as a failure. But the presidency said Obasanjo’s failure tag on the current administration was not new. The News Agency of Nigeria quoted the presidency as saying that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari would, therefore, not join issues with the former president over his comments and assessment. Obasanjo ...

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Ambode Inaugurates Lagos-Ogun Boundary Network Of 21 Roads, Two Bridges

…says taxes being used to create new economy, tackle traffic challenges Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday commissioned 21 network of roads and two bridges totalling 27.4 kilometre in Alimosho Local Government, with a pledge to further develop other communities within the axis. The roads, which connect Lagos with Ogun State from Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, ...

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Dr. Chima, CIA President, Appointed Caleb University Professor

Caleb University, Imota, Lagos has appointed Dr. George Uzoma Chima, President and Chairman of Council of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria as a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration in recognition of his great impacts in business and the academia. Professor Daniel Ayandiji Aina, the Vice Chancellor of the university and his team said the appointment followed Professor ...

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Winnie Mandela Dies At 81

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81, her personal assistant says. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela. The couple – famously pictured hand-in-hand as Mr Mandela walked free from prison after 27 years – were a symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle for nearly three decades. However, in later years ...

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