Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Buhari: Elumelu’s mother is an inspiration to many

Buhari: Elumelu’s mother is an inspiration to many

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Suzanne Elumelu (pictured third from right), the matriarch of the Elumelu family, on her 90th birthday.In a statement on Friday, Buhari said by succeeding against all odds as a widow, the nonagenarian has continued to be an inspiration to many.He also commended her on her advocacy for education and investment skills for women in [...]

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    ‘You are as beautiful as the day I met you’—Osinbajo eulogises wife on 51st birthday

‘You are as beautiful as the day I met you’—Osinbajo eulogises wife on 51st birthday

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    Leah Sharibu marks 15th birthday in Boko Haram custody

Leah Sharibu marks 15th birthday in Boko Haram custody

Imagine celebrating your birthday — as a 15-year-old — surrounded by insurgents in a far away hideout; maybe inside a cave. No cakes, no candle lights nor birthday songs. Just terror and fierce faces threatening you to denounce your religion to regain freedom.That is the sad story of Leah Sharibu whose continued captivity in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents [...]

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    Obasanjo: I wish my parents didn’t die early

Obasanjo: I wish my parents didn’t die early

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says his regret in life is that his parents did not live to “see and eat the fruits of their labour”.While speaking on Monday at an event to mark his 81st birthday, Obasanjo said he wished his parents did not die “too early”.The event, which held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, in Ogun state, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Amosun, Kyari, presidency aides pay surprise birthday visit to Buhari

PHOTOS: Amosun, Kyari, presidency aides pay surprise birthday visit to Buhari

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, presidency aides, and some service chiefs paid a surprise birthday visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house.The president marked his 75th birthday on Sunday.The president’s family led by his wife, Aisha Buhari, and some presidential aides led by Abba Kyari, chief of staff, presented cards to the celebrant.Buhari's granddaughter also presented him with a [...]

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    Jonathan salutes Buhari at 75, says ‘your place in history guaranteed’

Jonathan salutes Buhari at 75, says ‘your place in history guaranteed’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has saluted President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday.In a statement on Saturday, Jonathan described Buhari as a statesman whose place in Nigeria's history is guaranteed.He asked God to grant the president good health to continue to pilot the affairs of the country.The statement released in Abuja by Ikechukwu Eze, his spokesman, read: “I wish to [...]

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    Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday public holiday

Zimbabwe declares Mugabe’s birthday public holiday

The Zimbabwean government has declared February 21, birthday of former President Robert Mugabe as a public holiday.According to The Herald, a state-owned newspaper, the notice is contained in statutory instrument 143 published in the Government Gazette on Friday.“His Excellency the President, in terms of Section 2(2) of the Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act, hereby makes the following notice: [...]

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    EXTRA: My birthday wish is to receive a call from Buhari, says Fayose

EXTRA: My birthday wish is to receive a call from Buhari, says Fayose

One of the birthday wishes of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is to be woken with a call from President Muhammadu Buhari — but it never happened.Although the governor who clocked 57 on Wednesday is disappointed, he "takes no offence".Speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti, he said: "My wishes on my 57th birthday as Ayo Fayose are many but [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘One LGA, one cake’ — Imo women baptise Okorocha with 27 birthday cakes

EXTRA: ‘One LGA, one cake’ — Imo women baptise Okorocha with 27 birthday cakes

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, is probably feeling like the only governor in Nigeria.For one, not all governors get to enjoy so much “show of love” from citizens during their birthdays.And even for those who do, it is only a few of them who would get an all-round kind of treat from all the local government areas in their states.Okorocha [...]

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    Tinubu’s understanding of politics helped unseat PDP, says Buhari

Tinubu’s understanding of politics helped unseat PDP, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as one whose understanding of politics helped in unseating an incumbent government.The APC defeated the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 presidential election partly because of Tinubu's political contributions.Ahead of Tinubu's 65th birthday on Wednesday, Buhari in a goodwill message said Nigeria stands to gain a [...]

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    Buhari describes Osinbajo as ‘running mate turned friend’

Buhari describes Osinbajo as ‘running mate turned friend’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Yemi Osinbajo, his deputy, as a "running mate turned friend".Buhari said this in a congratulatory message to Osinbajo on Twitter.60 hearty cheers for @ProfOsinbajo, running mate turned partner in service to Nigeria; and friend. Happy Birthday, Professor! pic.twitter.com/uo7MoELivj — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) March 8, 2017 Meanwhile, Osinbajo says he is happy and fulfilled at 60.Osinbajo, who reached [...]

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    Bovi, Jim Iyke celebrate birthdays with contrasting wishes

Bovi, Jim Iyke celebrate birthdays with contrasting wishes

The duo of Jim Iyke and Bovi are celebrating their birthdays on Thursday and while one is wishing for national peace, the other is wishing for more greatness. Coincidentally Bovi’s daughter is also one today.The comedian who clocks 35 and who would also host the upcoming Headies alongside Toke Makinwa, took to his Twitter page to share some thought-provoking wishes of what [...]

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    Birthday gift for Zinedine Zidane

Birthday gift for Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane also known as Zizou is 42 years old today. Born on June 23, 1972, Zidane is currently the assistant coach and sport director for the La liga team, Real Madrid in Spain.Source: Vaudeville Smash [...]

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    TV darling Genevieve is 35!

TV darling Genevieve is 35!

It's the 35th birthday of multiple award-winning Nollywood diva, Genevieve Nnaji.Born on May 3, 1979, in Mbaise, Imo State, Genny, as she is fondly called, grew up in Surulere, Lagos.She attended Methodist Girls College, Yaba, Lagos, before transferring to the University of Lagos.Her first work as an actress was at the tender age of 8,  in the then popular TV [...]

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