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Buhari pays tribute to Gani Fawehinmi on 80th posthumous birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to Nigeria’s foremost social critic and selfless legal luminary, Chief Abdul Ganiyu ‘‘Gani’’ Fawehinmi, SAN, on his posthumous 80th birthday, describing the late legal icon ‘‘as a true conscience of the nation, defender of democracy and people’s rights advocate’’. As the world posthumously marks …

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President Buhari returns from Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria from his country home Katsina state after a condolence visit to the family of late Senator Mustapha Bukar who died recently. Some of the top officials that welcomed the President in Abuja upon his arrival  were, Chief of Staff, …

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Buhari attends third-day prayer for Sen. Mustapha Bukar in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, joined the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, and other community members to observe the third day prayers for Late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, his own Senatorial District. President Buhari who arrived Daura late in the afternoon made straight for the …

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Mustapha Bukar’s death: Buhari travels to Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Daura, Katsina State, to pay a condolence visit to Senator Mustapha Bukar’s family. Sen. Bukar, senator representing Katsina North (Daura Zone) died on Wednesday after a brief illness. Mr. President will be back to Abuja on Sunday.

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Katsina Senator Mustapha Bukar is dead

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Capital market, Sen. Mustapha Bukar, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Katsina State, is dead. Sen. Bukar, who was Madawakin Daura, died around 10.00a.m. on Wednesday, following an illness. He was believed to be one of the Pro-APC senators loyal to President Muhammadu …

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Former Imo lawmaker Independence Ogunewe is dead

A former member of the House of Representatives, Independence Ogunewe from Imo State has died at the age of 58 in his Abuja home. Ogunewe who was a member of the PDP, represented Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Federal Constituency and spent two terms as a Representative. The the cause of Ogunewe’s death has …

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Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela: Africa has lost a courageous woman

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the passing away of South-African anti-apartheid icon, Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, as a huge loss to Africa of a courageous woman. The President noted that she was a woman of uncommon determination, steadfastness and perseverance who held aloft the torch of the struggle against institutionalised discrimination …

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