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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Kukah refuses to explain meeting, photographs with Obasanjo, Atiku

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Hassan Matthew Kukah, yesterday, refused to offer reasons why he was seen in photographs with former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his former deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, shortly after the duo’s reconciliatory meeting, after [...]

October 13, 2018 Government and politics

Ghanaian boxers arrive, vow to shame Nigerian opponents

Ghana’s Benjamin Lamptey and Emmanuel Mensah, who are billed to fight at GOtv Boxing Night 16, have vowed to disgrace their Nigerian opponents in the latest revival of the traditionally fierce Nigeria/Ghana sporting rivalry. Both boxers spoke yesterday on their [...]

October 13, 2018 Sports

Olojo Festival: Ooni tasks government on promotion of indigenous culture

The Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has urged government at all levels to promote indigenous languages and culture, adding that they play major roles in national development. Ogunwusi made the call during this year’s edition of the Olojo [...]

October 13, 2018 Ethno-linguistic groups

Orji Kalu to appear in court over Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

A former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, will on November 14, 2018, appear in Federal High court Abuja,before His Lordship Hon. Justice B. M Nyako, to say what he knows about the missing leader of the Indigenous People [...]

October 13, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

President Buhari mourns NRC Chairman, Usman Abubakar

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his deep condolences to the Abubakar family over the death of Alhaji Usman Abubakar, Chairman of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC). The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant [...]

October 13, 2018 Government and politics

Yari pledges to remain in APC in spite of crisis

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has pledged not to dump All Progressives Congress (APC) in spite intense pressure from his supporters due to the crisis within the party in the state. The governor made his position known on Friday after [...]

October 13, 2018 Government and politics

Why Atiku picked Peter Obi as running mate – Gbenga Daniel

The campaign organisation of Atiku Abubakar has explained the reason for the selection of former Anambra State governor as the running mate to the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate. Obi, a former bank, is from the same state as Senator [...]

October 13, 2018 Government and politics