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Buhari speaks on dead 44 Nigerians in Katsina flood

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday reacted to the death of several Nigerians owing to flood in his home state, Katsina, and other parts of the country. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President pledged the Federal Government’s support for the victims of the disaster. Buhari said he had been saddened to observe the devastation and loss of lives caused by flood in Katsina State and other parts of the federation. He said he had accordingly directed the National Emergency Management Agency to do everything possible to bring succour to the victims wherever they...
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We are ready to embrace you– PDP to Saraki, Lai Mohammed, others

The Concerned Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kwara State chapter, has appealed to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and his loyalists in the All Progressives Congress to defect to the PDP. The group also urged the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, and the Kwara State APC factional...

Nigeria Govs’ Forum reacts to Fayemi’s victory in Ekiti

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has wished the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, luck in his new endeavour. The forum said this in a congratulatory message to Kayode Fayemi, winner of the state gubernatorial election that was held last Saturday. Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, deputy governor of the state,...

Rita Dominc: Actress marks 43rd birthday, shares dinner photos

Ace actress, Rita Dominic who clocked 43 years old recently hosted few friends and associates at a dinner at Sky Lounge and Restaurant, Eko Hotel in VI. Joined in the celebration are other celebrities like Femi Jacobs, Lanre Dasilva, Michelle Dede and others turned up for the birthday dinner. The actress...

100 Nigerians stranded in Russian after loss in World Cup

  More than 100 Nigerians who went to Russia to watch the world cup and had intentions of staying back to pursue a better life in Moscow, are currently stranded and are seeking ways of coming back home. The stranded Nigerians have for some days now camped in front of the...

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