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Shagaya was a wise, adaptable personality – Atiku

February 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja Former Vice President and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has expressed sadness and disbelief at the death of Senator John Shagaya in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday. In a statement released by his Media Office in Abuja yesterday, Atiku described the late military officer as “one of the remarkable and distinguished Nigerians of his Read More

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Villa staff pray for Yusuf Buhari’s recovery

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja Staff of the Presidential Villa yesterday in Abuja offered special prayers for the quick recovery of the president’s son, Yusuf Buhari involved in a bike accident on Tuesday night in Gwarimpa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The prayer session, which was held immediately after the afternoon (Zuhr) prayer, was led by the Read More

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PDP wishes Yusuf Buhari speedy recovery

December 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the news of the involvement of Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari in a power-bike accident in Abuja on Wednesday. A statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday said:  “The PDP as a family prays for Yusuf’s speedy recovery to enable him return to his normal life.” Read More

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Trailer kills 4 in Ogun auto-crash

December 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Peter Moses Abeokuta An early morning accident involving a Mack trailer and Ford bus yesterday killed four persons on the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode expressway, Ogun state. Ogun Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Clement Oladele, told reporters that the accident happened at 4:45 am, near the Ijebu Ode toll gate. The sector commander said that the accident Read More

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US lifts ban on lethal virus experiments despite security risks

December 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The US government has lifted a three-year ban on making lethal viruses in the lab, saying the potential benefits of disease preparedness outweigh the risks. Labs will now be able to manufacture strains of influenza, Sars and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers). The ban was imposed following safety breaches at federal institutions involving anthrax and avian flu. Now a scientific Read More

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Road accident claims seven traders in Osun

October 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

Seven people have died in a motor accident that occurred at a village between Oyo and Osun state on Monday night. The accident, according to investigation occurred at Arolu village in Surulere Local government of Oyo state. The truck was returning to Osogbo, Osun state capital from Kwara state where he went to load yam flour. It was gathered that Read More

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Sallah: Kogi Warns Commuters against Reckless Driving

September 1, 2017 Blueprint 0

Kogi state government has warned motorists against reckless driving on the road, decrying the occasional loss of lives and property during accidents on the axis. The government is worried over the wave of road traffic accidents on the ever-busy Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway especially during festivity period Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the State Governor on Transport and Logistics, Alabi Shuaibu Ojo Read More