Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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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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    Okorocha backtracks, says APC govs yet to decide on Buhari’s re-election

Okorocha backtracks, says APC govs yet to decide on Buhari’s re-election

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) are yet to decide whether or not to support President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid.He said this on Friday while addressing journalists after the governors met with Buhari at his residence in Daura, Katsina state.Okorocha dismissed reports that their mission to Daura was aimed at convincing the [...]

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    PHOTOS: Okorocha leads APC governors to Daura

PHOTOS: Okorocha leads APC governors to Daura

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, led governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday.Daura is the hometown of Buhari.Eleven governors were present at the meeting while two were represented by their deputies.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    Bad weather forces Buhari to travel from Kano to Daura by road

Bad weather forces Buhari to travel from Kano to Daura by road

President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to Daura, his hometown in Katsina state, by road on Thursday due to bad weather condition.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said this in a statement on Friday.He said Buhari travelled to Daura from Kano where he had just completed his two-day official visit.“The condition of the weather necessitated the trip to Daura by road,” he said.Shehu also [...]

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    Buhari back in Abuja — after six days in Daura

Buhari back in Abuja — after six days in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja from Daura, his hometown in Katsina state.On August 31, the president left Abuja for the Sallah holiday.A NAN correspondent said the presidential helicopter with registration no NAF-540 left the Daura helipad for Abuja at 10:24am.The president was in the company of immediate members of his family and some aides.He [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts secondary school mates in Daura

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts secondary school mates in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday hosted his classmates in the 1953 set of Katsina middle school.The presidency released some of the pictures of the event which held in Daura, hometown of the president in Katsina state.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    FACT CHECK: Jonathan or Buhari? Who really approved Kano to Daura rail line?

FACT CHECK: Jonathan or Buhari? Who really approved Kano to Daura rail line?

On Friday, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved rail lines from Kano to Daura and Jibia local government areas of Katsina, his home state.The revelation led to accusations and counter-accusation on and off social media. Many wondered why the president would take a rail line to his home town, which many considered of "little or no [...]

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    Buhari’s return: Aso Rock agog… jubilation in Daura

Buhari’s return: Aso Rock agog… jubilation in Daura

The presidential villa Abuja is agog with activities as staff and security personnel are making last minute preparations to receive President Muhammadu Buhari who is expected back to the country.In Daura, the hometown of Buhari in Katsina state, residents are in an upbeat mood over reports of the president’s return.Salisu Haro, a civil servant in the town, said the president’s [...]

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    65,000 Christians declare 7-day fasting for Buhari, prayer begins at MFM

65,000 Christians declare 7-day fasting for Buhari, prayer begins at MFM

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says about 65,000 of its members in Katsina state, have begun seven-day fasting and prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari.Nelson Chukwu, chairman of CAN in the state, who disclosed this to journalists on Monday, said the prayers would be offered at Mountain of Fire & Miracles Ministries (MFM) at Kofar-Kaura, Katsina [...]

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    50,000 youths march, hold ‘marathon prayer’ for Buhari in Daura

50,000 youths march, hold ‘marathon prayer’ for Buhari in Daura

About 50,000 youths in Daura, Daura local government area of Katsina state on Saturday, rallied in solidarity with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the youths rallied under the auspices of an NGO, "Buhari Youth Congress for Change."Musa Badamasi, the secretary of the NGO, told NAN that the rally was accompanied with marathon prayer.He [...]

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    I speak with my brother every day, says Buhari’s only sister

I speak with my brother every day, says Buhari’s only sister

Hajiya Rakiya, the only surviving elder sister of President Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed to Nigerians to continue to pray for the well-being of the president, instead of spreading rumours about his health.In an interview with NAN in Daura, Katsina state, the 84-year-old woman said her brother needs the prayers of every Nigerian for him to succeed in the task of [...]

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    That Buhari’s daughter’s wedding that everyone is talking about

That Buhari’s daughter’s wedding that everyone is talking about

Fatimah, the second daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, got married to Yau Gimba Kumo, a former banker, on Friday.The video below captures the moment guests and dignitaries arrived at the wedding, which held at the palace of the emir of Daura in Katsina state.Video credit: NAN [...]

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    Tight security in Daura as Buhari’s daughter weds

Tight security in Daura as Buhari’s daughter weds

The ancient city of Daura in Katsina state, witnessed tight security on Friday because of the wedding of Fatima, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari.There was heavy deployment of security personnel in and around the residence of the president on Mai’adua road in Daura town.Security personnel were also deployed in strategic locations.An amoured personnel carrier (APC) was stationed [...]

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    Buhari: Tell those who want Biafra to forget it

Buhari: Tell those who want Biafra to forget it

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked those pushing for a sovereign state of Biafra to “forget it”.Speaking while playing host to over 100 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Daura, his local government in Katsina state, Buhari pledged his unalloyed commitment to the unity and prosperity of Nigeria.He urged the corps members from the Niger Delta and south-eastern states [...]

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