The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja at a News Agency of Nigeria flagship interview programme, NANForum.
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Hajiya, I love you. Many people don’t know what we share. They don’t know we were both born on February 17. I’ve sorely missed your dazzling beauty in the last six months that you left the warmth of your husband’s bedroom to enjoy the breathtaking wonder of the 9.7 million population UAE, a country 11 years younger and 12 times smaller than the giANT of Africa, breathless in the fist of your old sweetheart, Pa Buhari.
The monarchs in their submission before the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Constitution Review said that for peace and security to reign in the country, particularly at the grassroots level, the traditional rulers must be given constitutional role in governance as was the practice in the past from pre – colonial era , during colonial period and even post colonial era up to 1976.
After the Nigerian Civil war ended in 1970, there was the need for major infrastructural development in Lagos because it was both the commercial and administrative capital of Nigeria. The ports were bursting at the seams due to large imports of cement for the numerous construction works going on at the same time.
CIoTA National President, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, revealed this in Lagos at a press conference ahead of the three-day event ending December 3.
He tweeted this after a British lawmaker, Tom Tugendhat, accused Gowon of “stealing half of Nigeria’s Central Bank”.
Gowon revealed this on Saturday at the Major General Emmanuel Abisoye Foundation lecture at the University of Abuja, tagged: “Nation Building or Nation Fragmentation: Reflections on 20 Years of Post-Military Rule in Nigeria.”
Gowon spoke on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom to commiserate with the government and the people of the state over the wanton killings and destruction of properties in the state
The President gave the reasons on Monday during his investiture as the Grand Patron of the Nigerian Red Cross Society
Amosun, briefing the State House Correspondents after the council’s meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, expressed the hope that the amount would enhance the Federal Government’s diversification programmes
Gowon made the call at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Barewa Old Boys Association on Saturday in Katsina.
In a statement in the early hours of Monday, the Muslim Rights Concern stated the demands of the community, adding that the time to do so was now since the Federal Government and the ruling party at the federal level, the All Progressives Congress, now appear serious about the issue
He said: “If a Nigerian who is 18 years can vote, such a person should also be qualified to be voted for and whether or not such person can be elected should be left in the hands of the electorate. Most importantly, age is not a barrier to intellectual capability and that has been in most countries led by young people. Here in Nigeria, General Yakubu Gowon was Head of State at 32.”
They stated this at an event tagged: “A Day with Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and Ijaw Literary Icons”
Gowon, who made the commendation at the official commissioning of the new Governor’s Office complex in Government House, Yenagoa, described the edifice as exceptionally beautiful.
The inauguration ceremony was performed at Kaiama, Kolokumo/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State
He made the call on Sunday in Sokoto at a one-day National Prayer Rally organised by Nigeria Prays
The Chairman of the group, Prof. Anya O. Anya, while addressing newsmen shortly after the group concluded its meeting, said the need to stick together as one indivisible people was the way to go
The book, authored by Haruna Yahaya Poloma, would be launched by Alhaji Aminu Dantata, who will be supported by co-launchers that include Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President Dangote Group; and Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, the President, Oriental Energy Resources Limited.
Ikpeazu announced the donation on Sunday at St. James Methodist Church Nigeria, Ohuhu Circuit 111, Umuda Isingwu, during a thanksgiving service in honour of the State Coordinator of Nigeria Prays, Rev. Chuku Alozie