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President Buhari, PDP mourn Gamaliel Onosode

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the family of the foremost administrator and technocrat, Mr Gamaliel Onosode, who has passed away at the age of 82, Tuesday. In a statement, Tuesday, by Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), President Buhari also commiserates with the government …

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Gamaliel Onosode dies at 82

Elder statesman, Gamaliel Onosode has died aged 82. Onosode reportedly died, Tuesday morning, at the Gold Cross Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos, after a protracted illness. Family sources indicates that Onosode was flown home also on Tuesday from London, where he was undergoing treatment Born on May 22, 1933, Onosode was a …

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Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Benin

AGENE GODWIN, Benin RESIDENTS of parts of Benin City, the Edo State capital, were, Monday, left counting their losses following a late evening thunderstorm which struck the metropolis, claiming properties worth millions of naira. Some affected residents in Edebiri Street off Joromi, Stadium road, Zabayo, Owina, Agho and Agboma all …

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Hajj stampede: Buhari directs NAHCON, embassy to account for all Nigerian fatalities; as S/Arabia issues more images of victims

The death toll from last Thursday stampede in Mina, Mecca which claimed the lives of 769 Muslims, including 54 Nigerians, could be higher than earlier thought as Saudi Arabia has released to foreign diplomats over 1,000 photographs of the dead from the mishap. This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari, …

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Be alert, resist hawks around the Presidency out to derail democracy – PDP charges Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Nigerians to be alert and join hands with it to resist “hawks around the Presidency from derailing our democracy through their divisive, parochial and anti-democratic actions and interests.” The opposition party made the call at a press conference addressed by its National …

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Obaji bags Champion of Education Award

Nigerian education and child rights campaigner, Philip Obaji has received the Champion of Education for Peace and Development Award. Obaji was handed the award, Saturday at a ceremony hosted by the New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation (NEEDCSI) and Universal Peace Federation in Jos, Plateau State. The award recognizes …

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We have not asked Saraki to resign – NLC

President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has denied reports in the media linking the labour group with a call on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to resign following his arraignment by the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged false asset declaration. Wabba told newsmen in Abuja, Sunday, that …

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