• President Buhari condoles PM and people of India over train disaster

    President Buhari condoles PM and people of India over train disaster

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow and condoled the Prime Minister and people of India over the train disaster in India on Sunday that killed more than 100 passengers near Pukhrayan.

    The President, who received the news of the train derailment and heavy loss of lives, expressed great sorrow and profound shock as he commiserates with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and the families of the victims, this is according to a statement by his media aid, Garba Shehu.

     

    According to […]

  • Governor Mimiko tasks police over security aide’s killing, condoles with family

    Governor Mimiko tasks police over security aide’s killing, condoles with family

    Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has described DSP Idowu Oyewole, the Mobile Police officer in charge of his convoy who was killed by armed robbers on Wednesday, as a dutiful and dedicated officer, while charging police authorities to ensure his killers are fished out.

    This was contained in a condolence message to the family of the deceased, made available by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade, yesterday in Akure.

    Describing his death as a pill of reality too bitter […]

  • Buhari condoles with Maiduguri bomb blast victims

    Buhari condoles with Maiduguri bomb blast victims

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Borno state government and the families of the victims of the Maiduguri bomb blast.

    Buhari gave the condolences on Wednesday after a car bomb, believed to be the handiwork of Boko Haram, hit a convoy in the outskirt of the northeastern Borno state’s capital of Maiduguri killing no fewer than 18 people and wounding more than 15 persons.

    Buhari said, “I am disheartened by the news of the bomb blast in Maiduguri. My condolences to the […]

  • Buhari condoles with Germany over Munich shootings

    Buhari condoles with Germany over Munich shootings

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock at the shootings which recently rocked Munich, Germany, killing at least 9 persons.

    In a terse statement by the Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adsina, the president said that a united force by world countries, evil would be defeated.

    The statement read thus: “On behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Buhari sends his most sincere condolences to the families and friends of victims of the barbaric act.

    “The […]

  • Minister condoles with NUJ over journalist’s death

    Minister condoles with NUJ over journalist’s death

    According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condoled with the Nigeria Union of Journalists over the recent death of the former Chairman of the NUJ, Abuja Chapter, Chuks Ehirim.

    In a statement in Abuja on Saturday, the Minister said he received the news of Ehirim’s demise with shock and sadness.

    Mohammed described him as a patriot and quintessential journalist who committed himself to the pursuance of improved welfare and security for journalists in Nigeria.

    He called Ehirim’s […]

  • Governor Ajimobi condoles with Oyo APC chairman over wife’s death

    Governor Ajimobi condoles with Oyo APC chairman over wife’s death

    Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described Madam Felicia Oke, the late wife of the state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Akin Oke, as a dependable ally and staunch loyalist who stood by her husband and the party from the days of the struggle to wrest power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) till her demise.

    The governor commiserated with the chairman, APC faithful across the state and the entire members of the Oke family on the […]