Monthly Archives: October 2019

At 85, Tinubu Salutes Gowon’s Uncommon Statesmanship

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Former Lagos governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on October 19.

Tinubu, in a statement Friday night made available by his Media Office in Lagos, described Gowon as a statesman who contributed immensely to nation-building.

“I congratulate former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as he clocks 85 on October 19, 2019. He is a statesman and national icon who contributed enormously to Nigeria’s unity and development.

“Nigeria owes General Gowon a debt of gratitude for his efforts at resolving ethnic tensions that threatened to fatally divide the country and for his continued and untiring efforts at building One Nigeria.

“It’s on record that after the civil war, General Gowon propounded the ‘No Victor, No Vanquished’ policy aimed at bringing about national reconciliation, which thrives on his personal influence.

“He…

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Read As President Buhari Receives Report from the Committee on Elimination Of Drug Abuse- Photos

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President Muhammadu Buhari, has earlier today received the Advisory committee on the elimination of Drug Abuse in Abuja.

The committee which was led by General Buba Marwa (rtd) presented the reports today in company of Wife of the president HE Aisha Buhari, who happens to be members, also are r counterpart Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo.

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photos- Dolapo Osinbanjo Represents Aisha Buhari At The Unveiling Of Para Power lift Logo and Trophy Presentation

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Wife of the vice president, HE Mrs. Dolapo Osinbanjo has today represented her excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari at the unveiling of para Powerlifting logo, Mascot as well as the presentation of the world cup which will take place on February 2020 at Abuja.

Aisha Buhari posted on her facebook page where she wrote, “My sister, HE. Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo represented me at the unveiling of the para powerlifting logo, Mascot & presentation of the world cup to take place on February 2020 at Abuja.

Interestingly, the international para powerlifting Federation has granted 3 years hosting right to Nigeria based on the successful performances of the athletes tagged #UNSTOPPABLE. This will bring athletes and officials from over 80 countries!

I am proud & happy with athletes who proved that there’s ‘ability in disability’ to be associated with this event as the Grand Patron”.
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Kogi Deputy Governor, Achuba, Impeached

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Kogi State Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba, has been impeached, Channels Television has reported.

He was impeached by members of Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday in Lokoja.

It would be recalled that Achuba was sworn in as the deputy governor on February 9, months after he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He became the APC’s deputy governorship candidate in the election that brought Governor Yahaya Bello into office after a member of the House of Representatives, James Faleke, rejected to be the governor’s running mate.

Years into the Bello’s administration, Achuba was reported to be engulfed in a disagreement with the governor, an issued which escalated with both sides trading blames.

In August 2019, Achuba raised an alarm of an alleged threat to his life and accused his principal of intolerance of contrary views.

He also criticised the administration for non-performance…

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Moments Governor El-Rufai Of Kaduna state Was Receiving Blessings From His Mom-Photo

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The blessings of a mother are like a shield that covers and protects her child from any harm.

And today the Kaduna state governor Nasiru El-Rufai is pictured as his mother showered him with prayers and blessings today.

Anyone who has the full blessings of both parents should be lucky to have it all, but mothers blessing is unquantifiable because it is a strong shield.