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Buhari condoles with Family of slain Midwife, Saifura Hussaini

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family and children of midwife, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, who was recently killed by Boko Haram terrorists. The statement posted on official Twitter handle of the President reads…

My deepest condolences go to the children and entire family of midwife and humanitarian worker, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa. Condolences also to the International Committee of the Red Cross, and UNICEF.

The killing of Saifura — who worked for the Red Cross, to bring succor to the victims of terrorism — was an act of extreme barbarism; utterly reprehensible and inhuman. The Nigerian Government strongly condemns it.

We will continue to do everything possible to ensure the safe return of all of our people held by Boko Haram. This is a vow we intend to fully keep. I appeal to our international partners and friends to continue to support us, even as we redouble our efforts.

In the last 3 years the efforts of our gallant military and intelligence agencies have resulted in the freeing of thousands of hostages, including some of the Chibok Girls and most of the Dapchi Girls. Let me again assure that no one —including Leah Sharibu —will be left behind.

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Nigerians should have a day to cry every month — Aregbesola

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The former governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, and the lawmaker representing Lagos West Senatorial District in the Green Chamber Senator, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, have eulogised the virtues of Hon Abdulahi Ayinde Enilolobo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.

Speaking at a symposium to celebrate the party chieftain’s Golden jubilee, the duo, described Enilolobo as a humble, dedicated and honest family and party man.

Senator Yayi said: ” Hon Enilolobo means everything to me. He is a political juganut in the setting of Lagos, he is a seasoned administrator who is blessed with a loving mother.

“He has contributed immensely to the success of the party especially in Alimosho. If he wanted any political office, he would get it but he prefers to remain a party man. He has touched many lives and would satisfy others before himself. He has always  been there for everyone of us.”

Expressing concern about the relationship between the country’s growing population and the lean revenue accruing to the nation, Aregbesola said: “We don’t remember that we are poor here in Nigeria. If we have a deep thought, we ought to have a day of weeping every month.

“If we don’t work harder to improve our fortunes, we would continue to be poor. In 2017, Brazil had a population of approximately 200 million people almost about what Nigeria had. That year, Brazil had a revenue of about $600  billion and a budget of $700 billion.  Nigeria in that same year made $13 billion and a budget of $23 billion. Are the two countries equal?

“Today, OPEC allowed Nigeria to extract and sell 2million barrel of crude oil per day but we don’t get that quantity. Even if we get 2million barrel per day and if the price rises to $100 per barrel, it means our income will be $200 million.

” If you divide this by 200 million people, it amounts to $1 per every Nigerian.  We have to check our population by practicing birth control. If we don’t address this, we would have huge problems to deal with. We would also need every able-bodied person to work.”

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Photos: Buhari performs Umrah at Masjid Haram in Saudi Arabia

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday performed the Umrah (lesser Hajj) at the Masjid Haram (the Grand Mosque) in Makkah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Video: Buhari joins other Muslim Faithfuls for Juma’at Prayer in Saudi Arabia

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, 17th of May joined other Muslim faithfuls for the Juma’at prayer at Prophet SAW Mosque, in Madinah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

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