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10 Jun 2021
The call for the scrapping of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has suffered a setback as the House of Representatives, Thursday said it would not support the move to abolish the scheme. A House of Representatives member, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, had in a Bill that has passed the second reading in the National Assembly called…
4 Dec 2019
We gather today to pay tribute to an icon of Lagos State. We converge to honour a man of integrity who made history as the first military administrator, and later, governor of our beloved state.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday pledged his administration’s continued political will and determination towards ridding the country of insurgency and other forms of criminalities. Buhari, who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, made the promise at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration and Combat Support Arms Training Week at Ikeja Cantonment…
26 Nov 2018
Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon yesterday admonished Christians not to retaliate despite killings nationwide...
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday said that the country’s security challenges are surmountable. The president who was represented by Femi Adesina, the presidential spokesperson, disclosed this at the special prayer summit, Nigeria Prays, convened by former Head of state, Yakubu Gowon. The summit held at the Deeper Life Bible Church Headquarters, Gbagada, Lagos, was organised to…
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With the increasing population of Nigerians exiting the country to seek medical treatment abroad and the huge impact on the nation’s economy...
20 Oct 2018
Professor Toyin Falola, one of Nigeria’s foremost Historians and currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities...
12 Aug 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi Lamido, Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors poured encomium on former Nigerian envoy to Cuba and Canada, Alhaji Abdullahi Attah for his contribution to the development of the nation’s intelligence sector.  …
11 Sep 2016
The Federal Government has kicked against the call by some Nigerians for the scraping of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). It hinged its opposition on the achievements of the scheme, particularly....
22 Aug 2016
A former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), has described prayer as a formidable weapon that can solve the nation’s many challenges better and faster.

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