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Nnia Nwodo

No amount of insultive, incendiary speeches can get us Biafra – Ohanaeze chief

The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.

General Abdulsalami, ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to grace Governor Dickson’s mother memorial launch

Former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan are set to grace the launch of the Cancer Centre of Mrs Goldcoast Dickson, the late mother of Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Pandef, others boycott General Abubakar’s peace meeting

Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pan-Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Middle Belt Forum, yesterday, made good their threat to boycott the meeting initiated by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna to find solutions to myriads of problems facing the country.

General Abdulsalami: Don’t leave security to government alone

A former Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Thursday warned Nigerians against leaving the issue of security to the government alone.

Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).

Former President Jonathan felicitates with General Abdulsalami at 77

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with ex-head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Sani Bello salutes General Abdulsalami at 77

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami, others absent at maiden June 12 celebration

None of the former heads of state and presidents was present at the commemoration of the maiden edition of the newly recognised June 12 Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari received Chairman of Nigeria’s National Peace Accord Committee and former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during the OIC Summit June 2 2019.

In Pictures: President Buhari meets General Abdulsalami in Makkah

President Muhammadu Buhari received Chairman of Nigeria’s National Peace Accord Committee and former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during the OIC Summit June 2 2019.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

General Abdulsalami, five governors honour Saratu Aliyu as she’s elected NACCIMA president

Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has been elected the national president of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (NACCIMA). She is the first female Northerner to take on the leadership of the body.
Godwin Obaseki

PDP chieftain mulls return to APC, lauds Governor Obaseki’s performance

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), John Osamede Adun, also known as Bob Izua, has lauded Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s performance since assuming office.

General Abubakar calls for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians

Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, on Friday restated the need for all Nigerians to live in peace, saying that the country can only talk of development in an atmosphere of peace.

Bauchi elections: Peace committee urges stakeholders to maintain peace

The National Peace Committee-led by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Wednesday, appealed to stakeholders in Bauchi state to calm their supporters in the wake of the halted collation of result for the March 9 governorship election.
Justice Fati Lami Abubakar

Justice Fati Abubakar: Nigeria is ripe for woman president

Former First Lady, Justice Fati Lami Abubakar, took a swipe at the political development in the country and declared that Nigeria is ripe for a woman president.

General Babangida lauds Nigerians for peaceful elections

Retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Military President, has commended Nigerians for their orderliness and peaceful conducts during the 2019 general elections.
UK

Report: Former CBN chief, wife buy N15.6 billion property in UK

Paul Ogwuma, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have acquired property worth £33 million (N15.6 billion), a UK investigative journalism magazine has revealed.

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Mauro Icardi will not be joining Monaco, the Inter striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara has insisted.

Juventus sporting director rules out move for Mauro Icardi

Juventus are satisfied with the state of their squad and won’t be trying to sign Mauro Icardi from Serie A rivals Inter, according to sporting director Fabio Paratici.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Presidency: President Buhari didn’t prescribe new roles for Abba Kyari, SGF

The Presidency has finally reacted to the criticisms trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to ministers to fix meeting appointments or send enquiries to him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari.
Paul Onuachu has left FC Midtjylland for Belgian top-flight side Genk in a deal reportedly worth €6 million.

We couldn’t afford Paul Onuachu – Gent coach

The Nigeria international joined Gent from FC Midtjylland in a deal worth €6m this season and, Thorup confesses his high transfer fee effectively ruled out a move for the 6ft7in forward.
Mavin record’s signee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man’.

Nigerian musician makes Barack Obama’s summer playlist

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has urged residents of the state against being obsessd with ethnicity and religion.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion for foreign, local scholarship

The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.