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The remains of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar, wife of Nigeria’s first prime minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, has been buried on Monday at the Bauchi Central Cemetery in Bauchi State.

Remains of Tafawa Balewa’s widow laid to rest in Bauchi

The remains of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar, wife of Nigeria’s first prime minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, has been buried on Monday at the Bauchi Central Cemetery in Bauchi State.
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Bauchi governor condoles Tafawa Balewa’s family over demise of last widow

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has condoled with the family of late Abubakar Tafawa Balewa’s family over the demise of his last surviving wife, Hajiya Aishatu Jummai Tafawa Balewa.

Former SunTrust chief mourns Tafawa Balewa’s Wife

Former Managing Director, Sun Trust Bank, Muhammad Jibrin, has condoled with the family of former Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa on the loss of the wife of the former prime minister, Hajiya Jummai Aishatu Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari condoles Balewa’s family over ex-premier’s wife demise, approves presidential jet to evacuate...

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the late Prime Minister, on the loss of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar, Balewa’s last surviving wife, who died on Sunday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila mourns Tafawa Balewa’s widow

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the passing away of the last surviving wife of late Prime Minister of Nigeria, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Hajiya Jummai Aishatu.

Former PM Tafawa Balewa’s wife pass on

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the late Prime Minister, on the loss of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar, Balewa’s last surviving wife, who died on Sunday.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, waving to people at the Airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia early Sunday.

Last batch of Bauchi pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

The last batch of Bauchi State pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj has left the country for Saudi Arabia.

Federal government urged to rename Eagle Square Abuja in honour of former President Shagari

Rep Abubakar Chika (APC-Niger), on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to immortalise former President Shehu Shagari by renaming Abuja Eagle Square after him.
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Muhammadu Buhari promises to immortalise Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Sokoto disclosed federal government’s plan to institute a suitable memorial for the immortalisation of the Nigeria’s first democratically-elected President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
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Muhammadu Buhari, governors, others offer special prayers for late Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday joined sympathisers and family members to offer special prayers for the repose of the soul of late former President Shehu Shagari at his private residence in Sokoto State.
In Honour of Late President Shehu Shagari, Flags being flown at Half Mast at the Presidential Villa in line with Presidential directives on 30th Dec 2018

Muhammadu Buhari directs flags be flown at half-mast in honour of the late Shehu...

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute once again to the late President Shehu Shagari, directing that flags should fly at half-mast in military and para-military formations, as well as public buildings for three days, starting from Sunday, December 30, 2018.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

DAN: 415 million people living with diabetes globally

No fewer than 415 million people are living with diabetes globally, which is projected to reach 642 million by 2040, the Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Independence: Muhammadu Buhari urges Nigerians to see diversity as source of strength

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.

Vice President Osinbajo: We are in support of restructuring

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC still faced with funding constraint

Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Maikanti Baru, has stated that funding remained a major constraint to the corporation.

Rotimi Amaechi: I earn N950,000 monthly

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, says it is worrisome that the older generation is refusing to leave the scene for the younger generation.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.