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    Buhari to launch construction of N18bn Transportation University in Daura

Buhari to launch construction of N18bn Transportation University in Daura

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    Tinubu’ll make a good president, says Babachir Lawal

Tinubu’ll make a good president, says Babachir Lawal

Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is fit to be the next president of Nigeria.There are reports that Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state, is eyeing the number one position in the country but the top politician is yet to speak about it [...]

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    Flood destroys 300 houses in Daura

Flood destroys 300 houses in Daura

Flood has destroyed more than 300 houses in Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina state.According to NAN, some of the houses were brought down while water submerged several others.The agency said some residents had since fled the town while some were seeing trying to rescue some domestic items.Some Daura residents, who spoke with NAN, said the flood followed [...]

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    PHOTOS: Lawan leads senators to visit Buhari in Daura

PHOTOS: Lawan leads senators to visit Buhari in Daura

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Friday led a delegation of senators to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina.Among the federal lawmakers in the delegation were: Abdullahi Yahaya, senate leader; Ajayi Borrofice, deputy senate leader; Sabi Abdullahi, deputy whip; Enyinnaya Abaribe, minority leader; Philip Aduda, minority whip and Sahabi Ya'u, deputy minority whip.Below are some pictures:The senate president and his [...]

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    We enjoy power supply only when you are around, Daura leaders tell Buhari 

We enjoy power supply only when you are around, Daura leaders tell Buhari 

Leaders from the five local government areas under the Daura emirate in Katsina state say the communities enjoy 24 hour supply of electricity only when President Muhammadu Buhari is around.  Buhari had gone to Daura for the Sallah celebration. While hosting the leaders, they commended the president and also asked him to address issues plaguing the area. “Anytime the President is around we [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari, Guinean president pray together in Daura

PHOTOS: Buhari, Guinean president pray together in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and Alpha Conde, his Guinea-Conakry counterpart, attended Eid-el-Kabir prayers together at Daura in Katsina state on Sunday.Conde is in Nigeria to celebrate this year's Sallah with Buhari.Both men also played host to members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Daura, hometown of Buhari.See pictures below:[...]

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    PHOTO: The suspects arrested for allegedly kidnapping father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC

PHOTO: The suspects arrested for allegedly kidnapping father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC

The police have arrested two suspects in connection to the abduction of Musa Umar, father-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide de camp (ADC).The suspects were paraded on Tuesday.Umar, the district head of Daura, Buhari’s hometown in Katsina state, who was kidnapped on May 1, was rescued in Kano, in the early hours of July 2.He was said to have regained freedom [...]

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    Father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC kidnapped in Daura

Father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC kidnapped in Daura

Musa Umar, the district head of Daura in Katsina state, has been kidnapped by gunmen.Umar, a former customs officer, is reported to be the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Mohammed Abubakar, Buhari's aide de camp (ADC).NAN reports that police officers are on the trail of the criminals.Witnesses told NAN that the kidnappers stormed his residence at 7pm on Wednesday [...]

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    Amaechi: One of the benefits of Chinese investments is the varsity they’re building in Daura

Amaechi: One of the benefits of Chinese investments is the varsity they’re building in Daura

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says one of the benefits of Chinese investments in Nigeria, is the University of Transportation currently being built by the Chinese in Daura, Katsina state.Speaking at one of the breakout sessions of the just concluded Nigerian Economic Summit (NES24), the minister said the Chinese are building a factory in the University structure."Somebody asked, what are the [...]

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    Amaechi defends construction of N18bn Transportation University in Buhari’s hometown

Amaechi defends construction of N18bn Transportation University in Buhari’s hometown

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina state, where President Muhammadu Buhari is from.The construction of the N18 billion project is scheduled to start in 2019.Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Amaechi said there is nothing special about siting the university in the president’s hometown since "Daura is also part of [...]

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    Buhari: Opposition can’t distract our good work

Buhari: Opposition can’t distract our good work

President Muhammadu Buhari says opposition cannot distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria.He said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the full understanding of Nigeria’s challenges and is encouraged by the support of Nigerians in addressing them.Buhari said this when he received some governors of the party accompanied by [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari heads to Daura for Sallah

PHOTOS: Buhari heads to Daura for Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja for Daura, his hometown in Katsina state, on Monday evening.Boss Mustapha, secretary to government of the federation and Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, were with Buhari as of the time he left the presidential villa.Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after a 10-day vacation in the UK.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    We’re solidly behind you, emir of Daura tells Osinbajo

We’re solidly behind you, emir of Daura tells Osinbajo

 Umar Faruk, emir of Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina state, has expressed appreciation to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for supporting "our son".According to Laolu Akande, media aide of the vice-president, Faruk made the remark when Osinbajo paid him a courtesy visit in his Palace on Thursday.The statement was made available in Abuja on Friday.The emir reportedly described Osinbajo [...]

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    Daura farmers ‘get N412m worth of assistance’ from CBN

Daura farmers ‘get N412m worth of assistance’ from CBN

About 1,500 rice farmers in Daura, Katsina state, have received various farming implements under the phase 11 of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) anchor borrowers scheme.Nura Baure, chairman, Daura chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN),  disclosed this during the distribution of farming implements to registered farmers on Thursday.Daura is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari.According to [...]

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    After spending hours with Buhari, Katsina elders decide to act on Obasanjo’s letter

After spending hours with Buhari, Katsina elders decide to act on Obasanjo’s letter

The Katsina State Elders Forum will soon reply former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election.The elders took the decision during a meeting with Buhari on Sunday. The meeting took place in Daura, hometown of Buhari.“The elders forum will consider the possibility of replying the recent letter by President Olusegun Obasanjo to Buhari," Aminu Masari, [...]

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    Tinubu, top APC members head to Daura

Tinubu, top APC members head to Daura

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is expected to lead top members of the ruling party to Daura, Katsina state, for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.Buhari hails from Daura.According to NAN, the APC leadership and top chieftains of the party would be converging on Daura to commiserate with the president who recently lost two members of his extended [...]

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