Buhari mourns, condoles with Omisore over father’s demise

January 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with the former deputy governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore over the demise of his father, Oba David Olajide Omisore, the Olu of Ayepe Olode. The president in his condolence message to Senator Omisore described the late Oba David Olajide Omisore as a “well respected traditional ruler who will be remembered for his Read More

Gbajabiamila expresses sympathy over Lagos building collapse

November 3, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sympathy over the Lagos building collapse of Monday, November 1. Gbajabiamila said it was unfortunate that the building collapse happened at a time the Lagos state government was doing everything possible to make the lives of Lagosians safer. The speaker sent his condolences to the families of the victims, noting Read More

Rumpus in OAU over death of final year student

October 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

There was rumpus in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Friday morning, over death of a final year student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Adeshina Aishat. The deceased, who was a student in the department of Foreign Language, died at the Seventh Day Adventist hospital, Ile-Ife, where she was allegedly referred to, by the health care unit of the university. Students of the university barricaded the town in protest, Read More

COVID-19: Late DSP Mantu’s family cancels 40th prayer session

September 16, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The family of late Deputy Senate President, Nasiru Ibrahim Mantu, said based on the safety protocol against Covid-19, the 40th day prayer of their beloved father has been shelved.The family in a public statement jointly signed by Alhaji Musa Ibrahim Mantu and Dr. Umar Ibrahim Mantu, on behalf of the family, said they are profoundly grateful and appreciative of Allah Read More

Kaduna Electric condoles Sen. Na’ Allah over son’s death

September 1, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Kaduna Electric has condoled with Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah over the death of his son, Abdulkarim, in Kaduna. A condolence letter signed by the company’s Managing Director, Engineer Garba Haruna, and delivered at the senator’s Kaduna residence, Kaduna Electric described the deceased as a loving and generous person who impacted the lives of many. In the letter to the senator Read More

Sen. Durojaiye was a passionate leader, seasoned administrator -Sanwo-Olu

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has mourned the passage of the chieftain of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) and former distinguished Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Senator Durojaiye as a passionate leader who served his country meritoriously as a public servant, human rights activist, politician and seasoned administrator. Senator Durojaiye, the immediate past chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission Read More

NGE mourns Juliet Njiowhor

August 24, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has expressed shock over the death of the editor of the Port Harcourt-based, The Tide newspaper, Mrs. Juliet Ejiowhor.  A statement by the NGE President, Mustapha Isah, said Mrs Njiowhor died on Saturday after a brief illness.  Isah said the death of Mrs. Njiowhor has robbed the Guild of a committed member who never missed any Read More

Wike mourns lbrahim Mantu

August 18, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has said that he was profoundly shocked to learn of the abrupt death of former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu. The governor, who expressed the deepest sympathy of the government and people of Rivers state to the Mantu’s family, said the former Deputy Senate President’s public service was so distinguished and Read More

Lawan, Omo – Agege mourn Mantu

August 17, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

In separate condolence messages on Tuesday, both the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and his deputy, Ovie Omo – Agege , mourned the death of Senator Ibrahim Mantu. Mantu, 74, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness. The two presiding officers of the Senate in statements signed by their media advisers, described Mantu’s death as Read More

Zamfara: Matawalle vows to rescue kidnapped students

August 17, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has expressed sadness over the abduction of 15 student and 4 staff of the College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura, by suspected armed bandits. In a statement signed by the Director General Public Enlightenment Media and Communications Yusuf Idris, Matawalle promised to rescue them. Matawalle further lauded the efforts by the security agencies Read More

Ogun: Abiodun family fixes Sept 6-9 for patriarch’s burial

August 17, 2021 Hakeem Adegbnro 0

The Abiodun family of Iperu – Remo, Ogun state, has announced that the burial activities of their late patriarch, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, will hold from Monday, 6th to Thursday, 9th September, 2021 in Iperu-Remo. In a statement issued on Monday by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to the deceased’s eldest son, Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun state, the Read More

Customs CG ignores killing of 30 people in South west

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Comproller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Hameed Ali, who has consistently turned blind eyes to the frequent and unwarranted killings of unarmed civilians in the southwest by his officials, on Wednesday ordered an investigation into the accident involving an operational vehicle of the organisation, which killed six people at the border town of Jibiya, Kastina state.Recent reports have Read More

APC governors mourn Abiodun’s father, Pa Emmanuel Adesanya

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said it received the death of Pa (Dr) Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun with heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived. The late Pa Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun is the father of incubent governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun. He passed away on Monday. But in a condolences message signed by its chairman Read More

Kaduna Electric condoles with El-Rufai over death of ex-deputy gov Bantex

July 16, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Managing Director of Kaduna Electric, Engineer Garba Haruna has condoled with the Kaduna state Governor Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai over the death of the state’s former deputy governor, Arc Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex. In a condolence letter to the governor, Engr. Garba described the late deputy governor as a quintessential gentleman who will be sorely missed. The letter reads: Read More

Ogun govt expresses shock over OPIC inferno

June 18, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state government has expressed shock over the fire Incident that occurred at the Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC) building located on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos. The special adviser/managing director of the Corporation, Architect Abiodun Fari-Arole, who stated this in a press release on Friday, stressed that from the available preliminary report, the fire was Read More

Again, herdsmen invade Benue communities, ‘kill’ 14

May 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Less than 24 hours after Internally Displaced Persons IDPs killed by herdsmen at Abagena camp were buried Friday, herdsmen militias again attacked Tse Ancha, in Agan located less than a kilometre from Abagena IDP Camp killing ten persons. This is even as gunmen suspect to be herdsmen Friday night attacked Imande-Abu in Mbayan, Logo Local Government area of Benue State Read More

Gov Yahaya condoles with Gombe Emirate, Bala Tinka family

May 14, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gome state governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with the Emir of Gombe, Dr. Abubakar Shehu Abubakar lll, and other members of the Bubayero family over the death of a royal family member, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (Sarkin zangon Gombe). The governor who led senior government officials to the funeral prayers for the deceased at the Bubayero Central Mosque, Gombe, later Read More

Gov. Abiodun commiserates with Adeboye over son’s death

May 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Dare Adeboye. Dare, 42, the third child of Adeboye, was reported to have died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom state, where he was based with his family. The deceased, Read More

PANDEF condoles family of late Senator Umoyo

May 6, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF)  has expressed its condolences to the entire family of late Senator Etang Umoyo, who died February, 2021, at the age of 72 after a brief illness.  The remains of late Senator Umoyo, who was Chairman of PANDEF, Akwa Ibom State Chapter before his death, would be laid to rest on Friday May, 7, 2021 Read More

Abiodun commiserates with Adeboye over son’s death

May 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Dare Adeboye. Dare, 42, the third child of Adeboye was reported to have died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family. The deceased, Read More

Benue killings: Ortom only sees problems of others – Presidency

April 30, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency Thursday expressed concerns over the utterances of  Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom state in respect of President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Garba Shehu saidonly sees the problems of others and not his own. The statement reads: “The President expresses his condolences Read More