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Gov Ikpeazu’s wife, Nkechi visits family whose four children died mysteriously in Umuagu Ohuhu
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Gov Ikpeazu’s wife, Nkechi visits family whose four children died mysteriously in Umuagu Ohuhu

Nkechi Ikpeazu, the wife of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has visited the family of Mr Chibuzo Ikwunze who lost his four children mysteriously recently. The late children, Kelechi, aged 12, Chimdi, aged 10, Oluomachi, aged 8 and Kingsley, aged 3, according to reports, on 25th of August, 2021, had gone for holidays at the home of a friend of the family when they had met their untimely death. Their host also succumbed to death. Speaking during the condolence visit to the bereaved family at their hometown Umuagu Ohuhu in Umuahia North Local Government Area of the state, Mrs. Ikpeazu expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident and urged them to take heart and be consoled by the word of God. Mrs. Ikpeazu, who was represented by her Principal Secretary, Mrs Love Ez...
Boko Haram surrender should be encouraged to end insurgency – Lawan
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Boko Haram surrender should be encouraged to end insurgency – Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that reports of Boko Haram fighters coming out of their trenches to surrender to Nigerian troops is a welcome development and should be encouraged. Lawan stated this in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, at the Palace of the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanemi on Monday. He was in the state, in company of the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, on a condolence visit to the monarch who lost his elder brother and also to the family of former Foreign Affairs Minister, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, over the death of his mother-in-law.   The Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, and his Deputy, Umar Usman Kadafur, were also on ground to play host to the visitors at Kingibe’s residence as well as the Shehu of Borno’s Palace. The ...
Barack Obama Reacts to Afghanistan Terror Attacks That Killed US Soldiers
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Barack Obama Reacts to Afghanistan Terror Attacks That Killed US Soldiers

Former US president, Barack Obama has condemned terrorist attack outside the Kabul airport on Thursday. The attack killed and injured over 100 persons, including US soldiers. The statement released Friday morning, August 27 grieves with the over 90 Afghans who were killed, while he also sent his condolences to the now 13 confirmed US service members who were killed. Read the full statement: “Like so many of you, Michelle and I were heartbroken to hear about the terrorist attack outside the Kabul airport that killed and wounded so many U.S. service members, as well as Afghan men, women, and children.   "As president, nothing was more painful than grieving with the loved ones of Americans who gave their lives serving our country. As President Biden said, these service members a...
Former Chelsea and Germany midfielder Michael Ballack’s son Emilio dies aged 18
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Former Chelsea and Germany midfielder Michael Ballack’s son Emilio dies aged 18

The Blues offered their condolences to their former star's family following the news amid reports of a quad bike accident Michael Ballack's son Emilio has died aged 18, the ex-Germany international's former club Chelsea have confirmed. Portuguese television station TVI reported that Emilio had died as a result of a quad bike accident. Chelsea offered their condolonces to Ballack and his family by releasing a statement on Twitter. "Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Emilio Ballack at the terribly young age of 18," Chelsea announced in a statement . "All our thoughts are with his father Michael and his family at this sad time." Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is shocked and saddened to learn o...
My Belief About TB Joshua – RCCG Pastor Adeboye Writes Synagogue Founder’s Wife
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My Belief About TB Joshua – RCCG Pastor Adeboye Writes Synagogue Founder’s Wife

The RCCG General Overseer said he joined millions of people worldwide to register the church’s condolence with her on the passing of her husband. He said he believed he would meet Joshua at the feet of the Lord Jesus on the resurrection morning. Adeboye said, “We want to join millions of people across the globe to register our condolence with you on the passing of your husband, Temitope Joshua. “We take solace in the Lord, believing that we shall meet again at the feet of our Lord Jesus, on the resurrection morning.” He prayed for the family that Joshua left behind. Adeboye said, “We therefore pray for you, your children and the entire church that the Lord will uphold all of you and such untimely death shall cease in our midst in Jesus’ mighty name.”
”If we truly are Christians, every church should have sent a delegation”- DaddyFreeze berates General Overseers who did not attend Late Prophet T.B Joshua’s funeral
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”If we truly are Christians, every church should have sent a delegation”- DaddyFreeze berates General Overseers who did not attend Late Prophet T.B Joshua’s funeral

OAP and Leader of the Free The Sheeple Movement, Daddy Freeze, has expressed his disappointment in the General Overseers of Nigerian Churches for not attending the funeral of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations SCOAN, Late Prophet T.B. Joshua. The deceased clergyman died on June 5 and was buried on Friday, July 9. The only notable clergyman who attended his funeral was the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Lagos state chapter, Rt. Rev. S.T.V Adegbite. In a video shared online, Freeze expressed his displeasure at the older generations of pastors who did not identify with the deceased prophet even in death. He mentioned that no matter what may have transpired between them when T.B Joshua was alive, they should have had a forgiving heart and attend...
President Buhari Mourns Death Of Ex-Top Military Officer
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President Buhari Mourns Death Of Ex-Top Military Officer

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army, Major-General R.I.D Isa over his death. The President in a statement on Monday through his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu also extended his condolence to the people and government of Plateau State. He described the late Isa as an illustrious father and son while sending them heartfelt commiserations The statement added that “as a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army and Director of Peacekeeping Operation, Defence headquarters, the President affirms that Major-General Isa made significant contributions in the successes and achievements of Nigerian contingents in several UN peacekeeping operations.” “President Buhari prays almighty A...
CAN sends condolence message following TB Joshua’s death
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CAN sends condolence message following TB Joshua’s death

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed sadness over the death of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).   This comes days after the death of the popular televangelist and after Dele Momodu and Daddy Freeze had questioned why no condolence message had been shared by the Christian community in Nigeria.   CAN, in a letter signed by its president, Samson Ayokunle, hailed T.B. Joshua’s devotion to propagating the gospel. The statement was shared by the CAN’s spokesperson, Bright Bayo Oladeji, on his Facebook account on June 8.   The letter addressed to TB Joshua's wife reads: "The news of the demise of your darling husband, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, who was until his transition at the...
Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.
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Former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo’s son, Pharaoh Okadigbo, dies in accident after his car ran under a trailer.

Pharaoh Okadigbo, the first son of former President of the Senate, Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has died in an accident. The accident occurred on Saturday, May 22, in Abuja. This comes three years after tragedy befell the family when Obiajulu Jideofor Okadigbo, one of Dr Chuba Okadigbo's sons, died in the United States of America from a cold-related ailment. He died on May 29 at the age of 30. President Muhammadu Buhari, whose running mate in the 2003 presidential election was Dr Chuba Okadigbo, has condoled with the Okadigbo family over the death of their son, Pharaoh Okadigbo. The president's condolence message was contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday May 23. Buhari said, "It is very sad to lose such a promising young man,...
Footballer Gonzalo Higuain loses mum after battle with cancer
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Footballer Gonzalo Higuain loses mum after battle with cancer

Former Chelsea, Juventus and Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain’s mum, Nancy Zacarias’ has died after losing a long battle with cancer. She died aged just 64. The news came just days after the Higuain, 33, and his brother Federico, 36, made MLS history after both scored in the same game in Inter Miami's 2-1 win at Philadephia Union. In a statement on Wednesday, April 28, Inter Miami revealed it was saddened to hear of Nancy Zacarias’ death on Monday as it offered its condolences. The club wrote: “The Inter Miami CFC family is saddened to hear of the passing of Gonzalo and Federico Higuain’s beloved mother Nancy Zacarias. “Our deepest condolences go out to our players and their entire family during this difficult time. “We give the Higuains our full support as they cope w...
Police Sack Officer who Killed Man for Questioning search
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Police Sack Officer who Killed Man for Questioning search

Inspector Jonathan Kampani (AP No 278055) who killed one Jelili Bakare at Quinox Lounge, Sangotedo area of Lagos for demanding to know why he wanted to search him has been sacked by the Lagos police command. Kampani shot and killed the 45-year-old businessman who was relaxing at the spot on March 18, 2021 Lagos Police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi said in a statement that the dismissal had been conveyed to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State CID, Panti. Kampani will be prosecuted as advised by the Department of Public Prosecution, Lagos. The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu who ordered the arrest and orderly room trial of the inspector after the incident, had already led a team of senior officers on a condolence visit to the family of the deceased at Chief Bakare’s Hous...
Sony Music Condolences With AKA After Fiancée, Nellie Tembe’s Death
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Sony Music Condolences With AKA After Fiancée, Nellie Tembe’s Death

Sony Music Africa has reached out to South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes who is known as AKA. This comes after news broke out that the lovely fiancee of the rapper had died after jumping from the upper floors of a tall building. Managing director of Sony Music, Sean Watson in his submission said: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of such a young life, at such an important juncture. We send our heartfelt condolences to Kiernan and his family, as well as those of Anele.” After the incident went viral, the families of the rapper and the lady confirmed it by releasing an official statement. The statement released reads; “It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and da...
UNIPORT Confirms Death of Final Year student
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UNIPORT Confirms Death of Final Year student

The University of Port Harcourt has confirmed the death of a final year student identified as Gloria Adeleye. LIB reported that the 500-level student of the Department of Animal Science, slumped and died a few days after taking her first semester exams. It was gathered that Gloria finished her exams on Thursday, April 1, 2021, and left the school for her family residence. She was said to have slumped at home on Tuesday, April 6, and was rushed to hospital, where she died. The cause of death has not yet been ascertained, however, students and friends blaimed it on school stress. However, the university spokesman, Kpenu, who confirmed the news, said Gloria didn't die on the school campus. "It is fake. The lady, who put up the post that she died in school, has already apolo...
Lagos Police Commissioner Visits Family of Man Shot Dead by Police Officer at a Lounge in Lagos
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Lagos Police Commissioner Visits Family of Man Shot Dead by Police Officer at a Lounge in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, and the entire management team of the command on Saturday, March 27, paid a condolence visit to the family of one Jelili Bakare that was shot dead by one Insp Jonathan Company on  March 18. The incident occurred at Quinox lounge at Sangotedo, Area of Lagos State, about 11.30pm when the policeman, attached to the Mounted Troop, Force Animal Branch of the Nigeria Police, had an argument with the deceased and shot him dead. Immediately after the incident, the Inspector fled but was eventually arrested by the Divisional Police Officer Ogombo Division, Lagos State. The suspect, Jonathan Company, m, has been moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation on the order of the Commissioner of Po...
The Death of my Son will not Deter me From Sending my Other Children to School – Father of Slain Student of Government Science College, Kagara
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The Death of my Son will not Deter me From Sending my Other Children to School – Father of Slain Student of Government Science College, Kagara

The father of the slain student of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, Mr Ayuba Dansabe Bawa, has said that the death of his son will not deter him from sending his other children to school. It will be recalled that Benjamin .B. Habila, an SS3 student was shot dead by bandits during the attack on the school last Wednesday. Mr Bawa stated this when the Niger State Commisioner Of Education, Hajiya Hannatu Jibrin Salihu, paid a condolence visit to the family on Sunday. The Commissioner, who was accompanied by her counterpart of the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Mr Sunday Kolo, Director General Religious affairs, Mal Umar Faruk, Representative of the CAN Chairman Niger state, Pastor Raphael Opawoye and top Management of the Education Ministry and some Princip...
Football Star, Ronaldinho’s Mother Dies Aged 71 After Contracting Covid-19
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Football Star, Ronaldinho’s Mother Dies Aged 71 After Contracting Covid-19

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho reportedly passed away after testing positive for Covid-19. Dona Miguelina, aged 71, was hospitalised after testing positive for the virus in December 2020, in their home city of Porto Alegre. Ronaldinho’s former club Atletico Mineiro confirmed her death on Twitter on Sunday, February 21,  with a message of condolence. “It is with great sadness that Clube Atlético Mineiro receives the news of the death of Doña Miguelina, mother of Ronaldinho Gaúcho,” read the club statement. “The Atleticana Family is in mourning and shares the moment of pain with their idol. May God receive you with open arms and comfort the heart of our eternal ace.” Ronaldinho is yet to make an official statement over the rep...
Abia Lawmaker, Ossy Prestige’s Body Arrives From Germany Amid Tears
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Abia Lawmaker, Ossy Prestige’s Body Arrives From Germany Amid Tears

It was an emotional sight on Saturday as family members of the late House of Representatives member, Hon. Ossy Prestige and leaders of his party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) thronged the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to receive his body. Hon. Prestige is popular among his Aba constituents for his people-oriented projects especially in the education of children of the poor. DAILY POST reports that Ossy Prestige, who represented Aba North/South Federal Constituency, was elected under the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform. He died after battling an undisclosed illness in Germany from where his body was repatriated. DAILY POST gathered that friends and associates of the deceased waited patiently f...
Zambarmari Massacre: Senate President, COS, Others Pay Condolence To Borno
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Zambarmari Massacre: Senate President, COS, Others Pay Condolence To Borno

Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, Chief of Staff to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and other high level officials paid condolence visit to the people of Borno State on Monday, following the recent Boko Haram killing of 43 farm workers in the state. Garba Shehu disclosed this on his Twitter handle. He wrote: "A team of high level officials representing the Executive and Legislative arms of government was in Maiduguri on Monday to deliver a message of condolence and solidarity with the government and people of Borno State following the recent Boko Haram killing of 43 farm workers. The Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan spoke for the team and the Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari represen...
President Buhari, Oby Ezekwesili, Dele Momodu, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Toke Makinwa, Others Mourn Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo
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President Buhari, Oby Ezekwesili, Dele Momodu, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Toke Makinwa, Others Mourn Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo

President Buhari has joined other Nigerians to mourn Mrs. Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo, wife of Pastor Itua Ighodalo of Trinity House, who passed away today June 14. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said he shares the pain and sorrow of the family over the sudden death and prays God’s comfort for the entire family, friends, and members of Trinity House. He recalled that Pastor Ighodalo is one person who faithfully prays for the country, and the government, noting that he sent him a personal letter of condolence when his former Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, passed away in April. “Please accept my condolence. May God give you the fortitude to bear the loss, and strengthen you at this trying time,” President Buhari s...
President Buhari Nephew is Dead
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President Buhari Nephew is Dead

President Buhari nephew, Ibrahim Dauda is dead. A statement released by the president's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu today May 30, said Dauda died in Daura, Katsina state, following a prolonged illness. In a condolence message, the President stated he is deeply devastated by Dauda's death “I am deeply touched and devastated by the passing of yet another family member, a man who had demonstrated amazing kindness and honesty in all his dealings,” the president said Late Dauda is survived by a number of children, including Ibrahim, a chief administrative officer in the state house, Abuja.
Niger State APC Chairman Dies in Kaduna
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Niger State APC Chairman Dies in Kaduna

Mallam Sheriff Othman Bin Adam, the Zone C Zonal Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, has died. The zonal chairman died in Kaduna after a brief illness. He is survived by two wives, children and aged parents. In his condolence message, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello expressed shock, over the death of Bin Adam. Governor Bello said he was saddened by Bin Adam's death, describing him as a young and energetic man with total commitment and dedication to serving humanity. The deceased hails from Sahon Rami, Mashegu local government area of Niger State.  He was APC Youth Leader from 2014-2018 and became APC state zonal chairman in 2018. He has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
Somali Football Legend, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah Dies of Coronavirus
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Somali Football Legend, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah Dies of Coronavirus

Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, a Somali Football Legend has been confirmed dead after testing positive for coronavirus. Farah who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and sport in Somalia, died at Northwest London hospital on Tuesday March 24 after a medical test confirmed he had the virus last week. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Somali Football Federation (SFF) have confirmed the football legend's death. Somali Football Federation tweeted; Somalia lost football legend Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah to Coronavirus. The legend died at a hospital in London where he was admitted last week. The SFF sends condolence to his family, relatives and the entire Somali football family. Farah's  football ...
Omo-Agege consoles with Murray-Bruce over wife’s death
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Omo-Agege consoles with Murray-Bruce over wife’s death

The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has condoled with the former lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over the death of his wife. In a condolence message to the business magnate and founder of SilverBird Group, Senator Omo-Agege prayed God to comfort him and his family in this period of grief. He also asked God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss. “I feel pained to hear of the transition of our dear Evelyn Murray-Bruce to eternal life. She was a great wife and companion to her husband and a great mother to many. “No doubt, our dear brother, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce feels the agony of loss very deeply but we fervently pray that God comforts and strengthen the family she left behind. “May...
Corps Member Dies in Her Sleep in Akwa Ibom Orientation Camp
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Corps Member Dies in Her Sleep in Akwa Ibom Orientation Camp

A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn't wake up. The state NYSC coordinator, Mr Julius Amusan, who confirmed her death on Wednesday, said she died from an ailment suspected to be a terminal disease. Meanwhile the state Governor, Udom Emmanuel lamented the death of the youth corps member. In a condolence message to the deceased’s family and the Director General of the  NYSC, the governor expressed shock over Ms Eziuche's death. Governor Emmanuel said: "The sudden exit of  Mrs Queen Eziuche has deprived Akwa  Ibom  State of ...
Man Dies in the Middle of Jumat Prayer at Sokoto Mosque
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Man Dies in the Middle of Jumat Prayer at Sokoto Mosque

A 71-year-old man identified as Malam Ahmad Abdullahi died at Sultan Bello Mosque in Sokoto on Friday February 21, while observing the weekly Juma’at prayers along with other worshippers. Abdullahi who went to a nearby shop to buy a blade to shave in preparation for the Juma’at prayers, prostrated to observe the second raka’at but he never got up to continue the rite. The deceased who is survived by a wife and three children reportedly paid a condolence visit to his relatives at Filin Magaji area in Gidadawa community, few hours before his death. Recounting her husband's last moment, Mallama Halima who was married to Abdullahi for 34 years said; “He went to the mosque in the company of our grandchild, and that was my last interaction with him. “A few moments after the Ju...
Asorock Assistant Director Assassinated in her Apartment by Unidentified Persons
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Asorock Assistant Director Assassinated in her Apartment by Unidentified Persons

Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an Assistant Director at the State House, Abuja, was assassinated on Monday night by unidentified persons in her apartment. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, disclosed this on Tuesday, February 18. He said 47-year Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely murdered in her apartment by unidentified persons. He described the killing of Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, as “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family, but also the entire State House.” Arabia said to the deceased's family members while paying them a condolence visit: “She was a dedicated, hard-working officer, and we all feel pained by her dastardly and untimely death....
PDP hired 2,000 People to Protest Against Service Chiefs on Monday – Presidency
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PDP hired 2,000 People to Protest Against Service Chiefs on Monday – Presidency

The Presidency has accused the People's Democratic Party (PDP) of hiring about 2,000 people to stage a protest against service chiefs on Monday, February 17. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu, the Presidency also insisted that the opposition party hired people to boo Buhari when he paid a condolence visit to Borno state over the killings of 30 persons. The Presidency stated that it is part of a grand scheme to sell a lie about the administration to the undescerning. The statement reads; “The Presidency wishes to caution a section of the political class against misleading the public and inciting protests against the heads of military institutions. “This has become necessary in view of received ...
Suspected Boko Haram Members Attack Maiduguri Hours after President Buhari’s Visit
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Suspected Boko Haram Members Attack Maiduguri Hours after President Buhari’s Visit

Suspected Boko Haram members have struck Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state just few hours after President Buhari paid a condolence visit to the governor of the state. According to reports, the sect members came around 7:05pm after the Muslim prayer time to Jiddari Polo general area of Maiduguri Metropolis, shooting sporadically as residents scampered for safety. “We are under serious attack right now. Boko Haram stormed the town hours after the president left'' a resident said. This afternoon, President Buhari paid a condolence visit to the government and people of the state following the gruesome muder of over 30 persons by the sect members on Sunday February 9th. Speaking at the palace of Abubakar Elkanemi, the Shehu of Borno, President Buhari pointed out that Boko Ha...
Senate President Condemns Attack On Emir Of Potiskum
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Senate President Condemns Attack On Emir Of Potiskum

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the gun attack in Kaduna on the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum, Yobe State, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram. Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked the convoy of the Emir around Maraban Jos on Kaduna-Zaria road, killing some of the Emir’s aides and leaving others injured. Lawan expressed his condolence with the revered Emir and the families of those killed in the sad incident. The Senate President also prayed for speedy recovery of the Emir and others who were injured. Lawan called on the security agencies to ensure that everyone with a hand in the heinous crime is brought to justice. He also called on the security agencies to ensure quick rescue of those who were abducted in the incident
Photo of the 2-year-old girl eaten by crocodiles on her family’s farm
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Photo of the 2-year-old girl eaten by crocodiles on her family’s farm

Police in Cambodia has released the photo of the two-year-old girl eaten by crocodiles on her family’s farm in Siem Reap province’s Siem Reap city, Cambodia on Sunday,  after she wandered off into the enclosure alone.   Captain Chem Chamnan, municipal deputy police chief, identified the victim as Rom Roath Neary. She was found dead at her family’s crocodile farm in Siem Reap city at 10am on Sunday  morning.   “Her father only found her skull in the crocodile enclosure, where she was killed by crocodiles,” he said.   The mother is pictured holding the skull of the girl after it was picked up from the crocodile farm.   Lieutenant Och Sophen, chief of Siem Reap commune police, said that on the day of the incident, the girl was home with her moth...
What Owo Monarch told Osinbajo Before he Died – Palace spokesman
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What Owo Monarch told Osinbajo Before he Died – Palace spokesman

Spokesman of Owo palace in Ondo state, Alhaji Jamiu Ekungba has said the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Olateru-Olagbegi, before he died, told Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that he will not be removed from office until 2023. Ekungba, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Board of Trustees, said this on Sunday when the State Working Committee of the party paid a condolence visit to the Palace in Owo. He said the late Oluwo of Owo usually called on chiefs to pray for politicians, who visited to seek royal blessing but he took an unusual step when the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visited the Palace shortly before the monarch died. “Our highly revered monarch personally took the Vice President aside and prayed for him. He told him in clear terms that the...
Adara People Cry over Unjust Arraignment of their Leaders by Kaduna govt
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Adara People Cry over Unjust Arraignment of their Leaders by Kaduna govt

The Adara people of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have expressed deep shock on the arraignment of their parents over unproven alleged killing some Fulanis by the Kaduna State Government. They wondered why those responsible for the killing of almost 200 Adara natives werr not arraigned. A statement jointly signed by Bege Bawa Magaji, Mercy Dio Maisamari and Godiya Sani Magaji, on behalf for concerned children of the nine Adara elders currently in prison said, “We are traumatized that Kaduna State Government can quickly arraign our parents over alleged killing of’ 66 or 130 Fulanis’; an allegation that is still unproven, but cannot arraign those responsible for the killing of almost 200 Adara natives. “Our fathers are locked up in a convict priso...
What Gov. Yahaya Bello Said about Death of Dino Melaye’s Mother
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What Gov. Yahaya Bello Said about Death of Dino Melaye’s Mother

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has reacted to the death of Senator Dino Melaye’s mother, Comfort Melaye. The lawmaker representing Kogi West at the National Assembly had Thursday night announced the death of his mother. The Governor, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, on Friday, described the news of Deaconess Melaye’s death as “a rude shock and great loss not only to Kogi State but Nigeria in general, given her invaluable contributions to the cause of humanity”. He said Deaconess Melaye was “a quintessential mother, devout Christian and community leader who devoted her lifetime to the service of God and humanity. Bello said, “I received with shock, news of the passing of your mother, Deaconess Comfort Mel...
Donald Trump Sends Condolences to California for Synagogue Killings
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Donald Trump Sends Condolences to California for Synagogue Killings

United States President, Donald Trump, has sent a condolence message to California over the attack at a synagogue where a man opened fire on worshippers killing 11 people. “At this moment it looks like a hate crime, but my deepest sympathies to all those affected and we’ll get to the bottom of it. “Tonight, America’s heart is with the victims of the horrific synagogue shooting in California, just happened,” he told supporters at a rally in Wisconsin. “Our entire nation mourns the loss of life, prays for the wounded and stands in solidarity with the Jewish community. We forcefully condemn the evil of anti-Semitism and hate which must be defeated.” The shooting in the town of Poway, north of San Diego, came exactly six months after a white supremacist killed 11 people at Pittsburgh’s...
Fayemi Mourns Death of Olowo of Owo :Olateru-Olagbegi
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Fayemi Mourns Death of Olowo of Owo :Olateru-Olagbegi

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has commiserated with the government and people of Ondo State and the Owo people on the passing of the Olowo of Owo, HRM Oba David Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, describing it as a huge loss. Fayemi, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, also condoled with family members of the late monarch, who he described as a royal father with class and distinction. The Governor, who described the late Olowo as a monarch who brought intellectual touch to the throne as well as everything he did, said the highly respected Oba would be missed for his amiable personality and sundry contributions to nation building. “Oba Olateru-Olagbegi stood for class, character and distinction. We would miss h...
Kwara Gov-elect reacts as Chief Imam of Emirate dies
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Kwara Gov-elect reacts as Chief Imam of Emirate dies

yThe Kwara Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has commiserated with the Muslim community in Pategi over the death of the Chief Imam of the emirate, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi. Abdulrazaq, in a condolence message signed by his Media Aide, Rafiu Ajakaye, in Ilorin on Sunday, declared that “death of religious leaders depletes our spirituality,” NAN reports. “It is in fact considered to be darkness as they are the light of the world. Death of religious leaders often leaves a vacuum that is hard to fill,” the governor-elect said. Abdulrazaq described the death of the Chief Imam as another blow not just to the Pategi Emirate, but the entire state, coming barely three weeks after the demise of the Etsu Pategi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar. “We pray the Almighty Allah to repose the soul ...
50 civilian JTF, others killed in Zamfara — Speaker
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50 civilian JTF, others killed in Zamfara — Speaker

The Speaker of the Zamfara State House Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Friday said no fewer than 50 persons including members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) were killed in Zamfara on Tuesday. Rikiji, who revealed this during a condolence visit to Kaura Namoda emirate, attributed the incidence to CJTF confrontation with bandits in a community in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of the state. The Speaker, who led the state government delegation on the visit, decried the worsening security situation in the state. “We were told that the members of Civilian JTF have mobilised people from Sakajiki community in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area and confronted the bandits in the forest which led to the killing of over 50 persons including members of CJTF,” he said. Rikiji, w...
Buhari mourns literary Icon, Gabriel Okara
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Buhari mourns literary Icon, Gabriel Okara

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday, the president extended his condolences to the Okara family. President Buhari also condoled with the government and people of Bayelsa, the literary community and all who drank from the writer’s fountain of knowledge. dly known as the ‘‘founder of Modern African literature’’ would be fondly remembered for his immense contributions to the development of African literature, drawing on experience from his native Ijaw language. The President extolled the “great story-teller whose powerful use of imagery and symbolism in his literary writings helped the world to appreciate and understand the richness, complexities and uniqueness of the African heritage and culture.’’ President Buhari pra...
NSCDC Sues for Peace Over Death of Officer
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NSCDC Sues for Peace Over Death of Officer

Following the death of Ochigbo Jumbo Ogar (ASCI), an officer formerly serving at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, the commandant in charge of the command, Solomon Iyamu, has appealed to his officers and men to take the incident as an act of God despite the fact that the unjust killing was perpetrated by men of a sister agency. He made the statement while addressing the personnel at his Wuse Zone 5, Office, Abuja, after receiving the Commissioner of Police FCT Command, Mr. Bala Ciroma, who paid him a condolence visit to commiserate with the commandant and his officers and men over the loss of one of their colleagues. According to a statement he personally signed and made available to Press, Iyamu commended the Commissioner of Police for his prompt response to the situa...
Aisha Buhari Visits Victims Involved In Lagos Building Collapse  At Hospital
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Aisha Buhari Visits Victims Involved In Lagos Building Collapse At Hospital

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Saturday visited victims of the Ita-Faji building collapse at the Lagos Island General Hospital to sympathise with them, Punch Metro reports. The wife of the President offered her condolences to the victims of the incident, which claimed the lives of no fewer than 20 people, including school children. Mrs Buhari, who took time to visit women and children wards of the hospital, prayed to God to grant the families that lost loved ones the fortitude to bear the loss. She also wished those still on admission speedy recovery. One of the victims and teacher in the school located in the collapsed building, Miss Easter Samuel, expressed her shock over the incident. The 19-year-old teacher, who was receiving treatment in the hospita...
Accident Victim Dies in Traffic While Being Rushed to the Hospital
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Accident Victim Dies in Traffic While Being Rushed to the Hospital

An accident victim, who was returning from work has reportedly died inside traffic, while being rushed to the hospital in Lagos state. According to Twitter user, @otybe, the accident victim was on his way from work, when he was involved in a bike accident with a truck. She narrated how an ambulance couldn’t get to him because of traffic, and he later gave up the ghost few minutes to the hospital. See what she wrote below; I lost a colleague yesterday to the cold hands of death. This guy was a definition of the Bible’s definition of ‘toiling the earth’. Not like he was rich but he was way better than where he was coming from. The most painful part of his death is that it was avoidable. How do you explain seeing someone at work and then the next minute he’s gone. He was invol...
Alex Badeh assassinated: Nigerians react
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Alex Badeh assassinated: Nigerians react

Nigerians have reacted to the assassination of Alex Badeh, who was a Chief of Defence Staff, and shot dead while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road. Badeh was assassinated along Abuja-Keffi road this evening in what seems to be a marked execution. A lot of Nigerians have since reacted to the unfortunate incident, with many expressing shock at the murder of the 4 star general. Badeh has been facing trial since 2016 at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged N3.97billion fraud brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ever since he was granted bail to the tune of N2billion on March 10, Badeh had been regular in court to face his trial. He was expected to open his defence on the next adjourned dates of January 16 and 17, followin...
Release Body Of Slain LASTMA Official For Burial, Family Urges Police
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Release Body Of Slain LASTMA Official For Burial, Family Urges Police

The family of a LASTMA official who was allegedly shot dead by a policeman attached to SARS on Wednesday appealed for the release of the slain traffic officer’s body for proper burial. The deceased’s elder brother, Mr Aderemi Adeyemo, made the appeal when CSP Peter Gana,Officer-in-Charge of SARS in Lagos, paid the family a condolence visit. The deceased, Rotimi Adeyemo, was killed at Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos on Nov. 28 while on duty controlling traffic. “We want to avoid further damage and this is why we want the body to be released to us as soon as possible. “The deceased father aged 105 years has been threatening to come to Lagos for the body. ” We plead that you do something as regards the body as soon as possible,” he said. Adeyemo also appealed to the authorities to ass...
Obasanjo Commiserates With Trump over George Bush’s Death
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Obasanjo Commiserates With Trump over George Bush’s Death

                                                                  Olusegun Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condoled with the President of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump, over the death of the country’s former President, Mr. George H.W Bush Snr. The 94 year old former US leader died on Saturday. In a letter of condolence, which was made available to newsmen by Obasanjo’s media Aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Sunday, the former President said he received the news of the death of the erstwhile US leader with rude shock. According to Obasanjo, “President Bush’s death is a loss, not only to his immediate family and to the United States of America, but also to the entire world.” The former Nigerian President described Bush’s tenure as one that “marked a significant d...
Buhari Mourns Fasehun
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Buhari Mourns Fasehun

                                                   Muhammadu-Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Yoruba nation over the passing of the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr Frederick Fasehun. The president, in a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, also condoled with the family of the medical practitioner and the government and people of Ondo State. President Buhari recalled the prominent role Fasehun played as a member of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) which campaigned against military rule in the country. The President prayed that Almighty God comforts all those who mourn the octogenarian and grant peace to his soul.
Buhari Mourns Ex–military Governor, Abba Kyari
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Buhari Mourns Ex–military Governor, Abba Kyari

Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences over the passing of the former Military Governor of the defunct North Central State, retired Brig.-Gen. Abba Kyari. President Buhari’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday evening. The president also condoled with the government and people of Kaduna, Katsina and Borno states over the demise of the elder statesman. He said: “We are extremely saddened by the news of Gen. Abba Kyari’s passing away, an officer and a gentleman for whom we have a lot respect.’’ President Buhari prayed to God to accept his soul, and grant fortitude to the family and friends he left behind to bear the loss.(NAN)
Okowa Mourns Information Minister, John Odey
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Okowa Mourns Information Minister, John Odey

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has condoled with the government and people of Cross Rivers State on the death of Chief John Odey, a former Minister of Information and Communications. The Governor’s condolence message is contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, in Asaba on Sunday. Okowa According to the statement, the Governor described the demise of ‘‘the strong political ally’’ as painful, noting that the late statesman was a strong pillar of support in Cross Rivers State and the entire South South Geopolitical Zone. “I was shocked to hear of the passing on of Chief John Odey. He will be missed by thousands of people whom he had assisted in one way or the other. ‘‘His role in politics and the development of his community, state and...

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