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Professor Babalola Borishade, 71, former Nigerian minister of education is dead. He died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart –related. Borishade was born in Usi- Ekiti on March 7, 1946 into the Ebi...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked Nigerians for their prayers. The president spoke to ministers at the federal executive council meeting on Friday. He also appealed to Nigerians to continue praying for the country's progress. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYvj4EjfAfw] He said; "I am deeply grateful to all Nigerians - Muslims and Christians alike who have prayed and are continuing to pray for my good health. This...
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The body of former governor of defunct Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, has arrived Benin City, the Edo State capital. Ogbemudia died of diabetes complications in Lagos last week. The ex- governor’s remains landed at the Benin Airport at 1:20 p.m. aboard a Nigeria Airforce jet 029. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his Delta State counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, received the...
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