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Justice Akanbi: Nigeria lost one of its finest – Governor Ahmed

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described as shocking and devastating the passing away of the Pioneer Chairman of Independence Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mustapha Akanbi (CFR).

13 die in Adamawa cholera outbreak

The Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed that the cases of cholera outbreak in Mubi have risen to 434 with 13 deaths.

Mubi cholera update: 434 cases recorded, with 13 deaths

The Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed that the cases of cholera outbreak in Mubi have risen to 434 with 13 deaths.

John Campbell: Ibrahim El-Zakzaky’s case may worsen Nigeria’s security challenges

A former United States of America’s Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, is urging the federal government to thread carefully in the way it is handling the case of the spiritual leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, warning that his ongoing trial could worsen the nation’s security.

Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

Re-establishing Nigeria’s leadership position in the world

I am glad to be speaking under the chairmanship of my friend and one of our country’s most outstanding and cerebral diplomats, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.

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