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Buhari mourns renowned publisher, Gabriel Onibonoje

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the family of Author and Publisher, Pa Gabriel Onibonoje, who was among the eminent pioneers of modern indigenous book publishing in the country.

In a condolence message issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Wednesday in Abuja, the president shared the pain of loss with the publishing industry, particularly the Nigerian Publishers Association.

Buhari noted the historic and leadership roles that Pa Onibonoje played in promoting the culture of writing, reading and sharing of knowledge and experiences.

According to him, the memories of the renowned publisher will be preserved in his books and the many young people he inspired and mentored over many years.

 

The president prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed.

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Breaking…Naira abuse: Court sentences Bobrisky to 6 months in custody

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Lagos Court Grants Emefiele N50m Bail

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The embattled former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has been granted bail in the sum of N50m after being charged with a 26-count bordering on alleged abuse of office and irregular allocation of $4.5 billion and N2.8 billion respectively.

 

Emefiele was admitted to bail with two sureties in like sum by Justice Rahmon Oshodi on Friday.

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