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Nigeria’s Tijani Bande declares for UNGA presidency

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has formally declared his intention to vie for the presidency of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Speaker Obasa: Lagos State Award Scheme aims at remembering heroes

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday said that the state’s Awards Scheme bill before the lawmakers was aimed at remembering both living and dead heroes of the state.

Osun mourns playwright Akinwumi Ishola

Osun State Government has lamented the demise of a prominent Yoruba scholar, playwright and actor Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died in Ibadan at the weekend.

Osun Assembly condoles with the Yoruba nation over Akinwumi Ishola’s death

State of Osun Assembly under the leadership of the Speaker, RT. Honourable Najeem Salam, has condoled with the entire Yoruba nation over the death of Nigeria’s prolific writer, Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died on Saturday.

President Buhari urges academics to emulate Prof. Ishola’s qualities

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, friends and government of Oyo State on the passing away of the renowned author, playwright and literary icon, Prof. Akinwumi Ishola.

Nigerians pay tributes to popular Yoruba playwright Akinwunmi Isola

Nigerians on Saturday paid tributes to renowned playwright, culture activist and scholar, Akinwunmi Isola, who died on Saturday in Ibadan.

President Buhari mourns literary icon Akinwunmi Ishola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday mourned with the family, friends and government of Oyo state on the death of the renowned author, playwright and literary icon, Prof. Akinwumi Ishola.

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A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.

Aminu Zang: I’ll unite with Senators Jang, Useni, Mantu for PDP victory in 2023

A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.
The photo-sending app that boasts 229 million users – better known for filters that turn your face into puppy or vampire – is a new battlefield for opponents President Donald Trump & former vice president Joe Biden, both of whom are in their 70s.

No masking it: Joe Biden eyes stark contrast with Donald Trump over virus

Joe Biden squared off with Donald Trump on Tuesday over the wearing of masks one day after the White House challenger emerged from coronavirus-imposed lockdown donning one while the president attended two events bare-faced.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Governor Matawalle: All expelled almajiris welcome to Zamfara

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, suspended the planned expulsion of street children known as almajiris from the state.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto discharges two more coronavirus patients

Sokoto State COVID-19 tasks force on Tuesday announced the discharge of an additional two patients from the isolation centre in the state.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.

UNICEF appoints Cobhams Asuquo as national ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.